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Restaurante Viru

Calle Claudio Coello N0 116 | Barrio Salamanca, Madrid, Spain
915617771
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Ranked #374 of 6,109 restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is a good example for a mixture of an upmarket and traditional environment with lovely peruvian food and very friendly staff.

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Madrid
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

"OLD DOG LEARNS NEW TRICKS" is the headline. My old dog palate thought it knew plenty about food, textures, colors and flavors. But thank heaven, there's always something new. What isn't so usual is that the new is so incredibly amazing. There is much to enjoy in a cuisine done at the top level, combining doses of South America, Mediterranean,... More

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

It is quite easy to evalute: food is great, a mix between the origins and new cuisine. Very equilibrated. The place is quite and respects the privacy you will need to enjoy the meal with your mates. The unique cons can be it is little bit expensive for the current economics.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

Virú is a jewel. For those of us who have sampled Peruvian cuisine in its origins, this Madrid restaurant takes everything in the menu to a superior level: the ingredients are fresh, the chef adds imginative touches without transforming any dish into something unrecognisable. The service is exquisite. Tables well separated to enjoy your own conversations without your neighbour's banter.... More

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Madrid
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72 reviews 72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

A great alternative to the well know Astrid & Gaston. Intimate atmosphere and good quality service. Worth trying, especially the ceviches...

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Madrid, Spain
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68 reviews 68 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Excellent Peruvian restaurant on a par with the much more expensive Astrid & Gastón.Very nice décor and attentive service. Delicious starters (don't miss the Tiradito Asia-Perú), main courses (butterfish, manta ray, criollo rice) and even desserts (which we had read were not the best part of the menu - notin our opinion) You will get an incredible freshly-baked bread with... More

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Beverley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

A beautiful restaurant. The most attentive, helpful and friendly service. Food of a quality and presentation we have not experienced before, made this an evening to remember. We would rank the meal and evening here as one of our best ever and would travel across the world to repeat it.

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Madrid, Spain
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37 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

I was impressed by the place - everything we tried was delicious, excellent ingredients, original dishes (well at least for those not very into Peruvian cuisine), One of the friends was from Peru and she liked the food very much as well. The atmosphere is very quite and pleasant and the service is great. Very recommendable for those who like... More

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Thanks for the opportunity to experiment the cuisine of Peru. Excelent

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

I visited this restaurant with my mum for her birthday in December 2011. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and the waiting staff are fab, we felt very spoilt. The food was fantastic, really exceptional. We had a tasting menu of 5 courses and every course had a Fusion twist. The restaurant is located in the up market Salamanca district.... More

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