What’s the vibe?
There’s no indication that this bright, airy spot located on a pretty dodgy looking road serves up Peruvian food but that’s exactly what it does. It’s not authentic Peruvian food, nor does it pretend to be but with a chef whose CV includes Eleven Madison Park and Nuela it’s safe to say even the more unusual combos taste delicious. There’s a killer cocktail list to boot and having opened in November 2015 and become a staple on the local dining scene it’s busy even on a Monday night.
What to order?
We’d recommend kicking off with the Cumbria cocktail, served sour style with big pineapple flavours and a couple of the sticks – the pork belly char siu with pickled chilis and spicy mayo and scallops with raisin chimichurri are a good place to start. The fluke ceviche drenched in a delicious acidic sauce, shouldn’t be missed either, and the quinoa, banana, avocado and cashew which sounds so wrong but is really so right. But the highlight is the whole bronzino fish with a creamy curry sauce and crispy brussel sprouts swimming in a crack-like asian chill vinegar. Take our tip and ask for an extra portion – you can thank us later. End with lime pie covered in burnt meringue and a couple more cocktails. This is one place you’ll want to go with company to make the most of the menu as you’ll want to try as much as possible.
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