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31 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1JH
 
 
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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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Goodge Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Euston Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Soho Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
Collingwood House NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
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
 
 
 
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The Nadler Soho Hotel
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10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Lima
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pisqu
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
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
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
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
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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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25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Lima
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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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Lazarides Rathbone
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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
This busy musical curios shop has London's best choice of folk instruments and a large range of guitars, accordions, recorders, bongo drums and other percussion instruments. ... More
 
 
 
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5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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Paradise Row
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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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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Lima
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Frame Fitzrovia
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25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Lima
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The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Lima
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21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 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
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Bourne & Hollingsworth
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28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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Waeska
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The Mandrake, 20-21 Newman Street, W1T | 1 minute from Lima
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30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London 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. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Lima
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23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Lima
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