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164 Essex Road | Islington, London N1 8LY, England
+44 20 7354 5586
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate early on a weeknight so the restaurant was very quiet (but people arrived as we were leaving around 8), but the place itself is very comfy and homely. The service was great, with the waiter and owner both being friendly and accommodating. And the food was fresh and delicious- friend plantains and then a large shared platter was... More 

Thank Simon R
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

I've walked past this restaurant many times, but finally ate there today for the first time, using a really good Groupon deal they have running. The waiter was very courteous - he made us feel at home straight away, and relaxed. I do like calm service like this, it makes a big difference. The food was delicious. I had a... More 

Thank Paul S
Greater London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We were at Tierra Peru for dinner and absolutely like it. We have two types of cebiche, prawns and octopus as starter to share and everything was amazing. As main course we have ordered different meals: seco de cordero, lomo saltado and tacacho y chicharron. It was so delicious. And of course Pisco Sour, Peruvian beer and Malbec. Very friendly... More 

Thank 719sergeyy
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

A wonderful place and an exquisite meal, I have never eaten Peruvian food before and I have to say that I fell in love, personally recommend that everyone proveis Tierra Peru, you will not be disappointed !!

Thank emmanuelortizmartos
Lexington, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We had a late dinner consisting of a "quinotto" which is like a vegetarian risotto but made from quinoa as well as a plantain chips and salsa. Another dish was Chicarrone de Cerdo a kind of pork stew with sweet potato and cassava--the meat was a little tough. I am still rating as very good given the other things we... More 

Thank Barbara K
London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

My friend and I were looking for somewhere to have lunch and decided to eat at Tierra Peru, after the local Ecuadorian restaurant tried to mis-sell us lunch! We weren't disappointed. The food was great, the staff were friendly and gave us helpful information on the dishes we were having - which was good, considering we didn't know what we... More 

Thank Max0678
Herts, England
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154 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Weekday evening meal for 2. As we stood outside, a waiter/manager came rushing out to try and entice us in. I said to him, "we are going to a show, so we need to be quick." He replied, "No problem", so we entered. We chose a table, looked at the menu and ordered. So far, so good. The drinks were... More 

Thank Crapmodem
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Perfect service from Vincenzo. Unusual well completed food. Very impressive. Love this place, will definitely be coming back very soon.

Thank Kemi W
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

I came to dine to this lovely restaurant with some friends who are Peruvian and we absolutely adored the food and overall the whole dining experience. This restaurant in our opinion is the closest to the original food in Peru. The quantity and quality are superb, try the sharing platters you can't go wrong with any of them. If you... More 

Thank Mery W
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on Sat 12/11/16, there were four of us. Waited well over an hour for our starter to arrive which was average. I had lamb for main and was disappointing, the portion was stingy (3 small pieces of lamb) and the rest of the dish was made up of rice, although not bad in taste it wasn't good... More 

Thank Laura F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$24 - $61
Latin, South American, Peruvian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Essex Road | Islington, London N1 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7354 5586
Traditional Peruvian food from the land of the Incas, served in a modern and relaxed athmosphere. Most authentic Peruvian restaurant in London.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?