The first Peruvian restaurant in London to gain a Michelin-star, Lima presents cuisine from the "Land of the Incas" in a contemporary style. Read More


This high-end eatery is the first Peruvian restaurant in London to gain a Michelin star. Using ingredients sourced locally and from growers based in Peru, chef Virgilio Martinez and his team create vibrant and fresh dishes full of flavour and intensity.

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31 Rathbone Place
+44 (0)20 3002 2640

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 42 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Lima

5.0 out of 5
24 March 2016
by Eric M.

Lima is absolutely outstanding. It is arguably the best South America food I've ever had (including literally in South America) and definitely the best Peruvian food. The restaurant is small, but large mirrors make it feel bigger than it actually is. The service is the quality that you would expect from a restaurant with Michelin Stars. In the two times I've visited Lima, i have ordered 6... more

4.0 out of 5
24 June 2017
by Lam N.

You almost don't want to eat the food here, because it's so beautifully plated the dishes look like paintings. Don't bother ordering the brunch menu; indulge and go à-la-carte for a fuller spectrum of what the kitchen is capable of producing! And yes, the pisco sour is excellent! more

3.0 out of 5
17 July 2017
by Jessica H.

I want to premise this by saying that had I not been to Casita Andina a month prior to this, it would've got an extra star.

So, I came here on a TimeOut deal - two courses and a pisco sour for £19 at a Peruvian Michelin star restaurant. I love Peruvian food, pisco sours make me merry (in every sense of the word) and it had been awarded that special star, so I came in with pretty high... more

4.0 out of 5
23 February 2017
by Gerry L.

After experiencing Central in Lima Peru, we found out that master chef Virgilio Martinez also opened a similar restaurant in London, so we decided to give it a chance. After a long taxi ride trying to find the restaurant we finally reached it and were surprised how small the establishment is compared to flagship location in Peru. Due to the cold weather, the exterior did feel very cozy and... more

4.0 out of 5
29 June 2016
by Elisa T.

When I first walked in I thought it was a bit rough around the edges.. for a Michelin starred restaurant.

But then the food came and I understood. Our tuna ceviche starter had thick chunky tuna slices drenched in a delicious sauce. The black cod main was the stand out dish though. I don't know what was in it but it all paired perfectly together.

My lobster main was a slightly... more

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