Lima Dubai

Stunning dishes from Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez
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Time Out Says

Peruvian cooking is one culinary trend that appears to be set to stay, and we’re thrilled – especially considering the quality of the cuisine in the city.
LIMA Dubai, from chef Virgilio Martinez, opened in City Walk in 2017.  Its sister restaurant, LIMA Fitzrovia in London, is the first and only Peruvian restaurant to win and retain a Michelin star, so the Dubai branch landed with high expectations. And it has so far lived up to them, with the food wowing us every time.

Service is also on-point, with staff quick to explain the interesting-looking and sounding dishes (which unless you’re fluent in your anticuchos and tequeños, is very welcome). The venue itself is cool, too, with massive, vibrant murals and a trendy vibe.

The food is a treat – don’t miss the duck bao buns, which are rich, meaty and perfectly flavoured. The ceviches are also stand-out, especially the sea bass and salmon versions, which are light, fresh and tangy.

All dishes are plated beautifully, with swirls of brightly coloured sauces and edible flowers (admittedly a divisive culinary decoration) making them almost a shame to spoil by digging in with gusto, although you won’t be able to resist.

The traditional chicken causa is really tasty, and the delicate flavours are expertly balanced. And if you like the idea of a mini Peruvian Cornish pasty, don’t miss the richly spiced tequeños.

Quite simply, everything at LIMA Dubai is a joy to eat. The food really is superb.

02 Aug 2018

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Dubai, Jumeirah, Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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