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LimaSince opening at the end of June 2012, Lima the Peruvian restaurant Lima from Virgilio Martinez has become Michelin-starred and gained accolades: "One of the arresting qualities of dishes at Lima is their beauty," wrote Fay Maschler in the Evening Standard, while the Independent critic was "startled by its flavours, its zingy colours, its unexpectedness, and the charm of the waiters." For his first international solo venture Virgilio has appointed long-time friend, Robert Ortiz who hails from the Amazon region of Peru, as head chef of Lima. The Peruvian menu has a crudo (raw) section, which includes ceviches and tiraditos, starters and main courses, and a tasting menu. Whilst Lima sources much of its produce from within the UK, the restaurant will also bring carefully selected and unheard of ingredients from small producers in Peru. Diners can enjoy carapulcra, for example, dehydrated potatoes that are grown at 4,000 metres. The restaurant's interior has been designed by March & White, who were also behind recent renovations at the Arts Club and Hyde Park Apartments.

 

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The Rathbone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  24% off
30 Rathbone Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Lima
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. The hotel restaurant opens for breakfast and ... More
 
 
 
Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
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50 Berners Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Lima
Slick design, statement furniture and modern fittings, this is what you get from the Schrager-Starck design partnership. From the funky lobby and the bar (very busy ... More
 
 
 
My Bloomsbury London
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11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Lima
The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pisqu
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23 Rathbone Place, W1T | 1 minute from Lima
Feeding London's new appetite for Peruvian food, Pisqu on Rathbone Place uses quality, fresh ingredients, many of which have been sourced from the Amazon and Andes, ... More
 
 
 
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Senor Ceviche Charlotte Street
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18 Charlotte Street, W1T | 1 minute from Lima
After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017. The lively Peruvian restaurant brings with it all the favourites of ... More
 
 
 
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Ceviche
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17 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Lima
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30 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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Saucy Chip
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33-34 Rathbone Place, W1T | 1 minute from Lima
From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at Jerusalem Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Koba
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11 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
This upmarket Korean restaurant is located in trendy Fitzrovia, the refined food is slightly expensive in comparison to other Korean places but the BBQ dishes consistently ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Lima
Popular lunchtime spot in the heart of London's media industry, Soho Square is located at the centre of Soho and provides a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 4 minutes from Lima
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a £6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
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11 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
Steve Lazarides' Rathbone Place gallery spans just under 4,000 square feet of space for exhibitions, studios, and offices in a five-storey Georgian building. Home to ... More
 
 
 
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20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Lima
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36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Lima
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Hobgoblin
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24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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74 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Lima
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Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
 
 
 
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21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Lima
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U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 7 minutes from Lima
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Lima
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Lima
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The Toucan
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19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Lima
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Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen
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33-34 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
Most Londoners must have been to Jerusalem's basement bar over the years. It's been ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth
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28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
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3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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