13 favourite wine places in Lima 2024

Lima is a gastronomic city offering world-class wine, food and pisco – and with a wine scene that is growing fast. Check out our guide to the best wine bars and wine restaurants in Lima!

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  1. Phone: +51 922 816 262

    Address: Avenida Angamos Oeste 598, Miraflores, Lima

    In February 2023, this eclectic bistro moved premises within Miraflores to open a much larger space, raising the game to better showcase their wine cellar and cocktail bar in version La Niña 2.0. Passionate wine lover and chef-patron Andrés Orellano – whose vanguard kitchen creates tasty Peruvian dishes such as duck with loche squash tart and tucupí sauce or Japanese amberjack sashimi with trout eggs and goldenberry foam – created a purpose-built cellar to accommodate the 220 labels. Vintages are sourced from all over South America including Uruguay and Peru (there are whites, skin-contact, ro...

  2. Phone: +51 959 717 899

    Address: Avenida Pardo y Aliaga 689, San Isidro

    Besides producing its own outstanding charcuterie, such as alpaca salami, mortadella and duck prosciutto, this San Isidro-based restaurant also has a strong ability with rice dishes. The sibling casual dining establishment to award-winning Mayta, Sapiens’ chef-patron Jaime Pesaque takes its inspiration from fiery culinary techniques, including flame-grilling avocado, roasting cauliflower, grilling salad leaves and braising chirimoya fruit as well as serving up Americana Angus short ribs. It also takes sustainability seriously, using discarded corn cobs as instant fire igniters. The wine list i...

  3. Phone: +51 (01) 2771628

    Address: Jr, 28 De Julio 206, Barranco

    A tiny spot in the hipster Barranco neighbourhood, Mérito has made its mark on Lima’s demanding food scene thanks to a delicious menu of Venezuelan and Peruvian flavours and dishes. It’s a regular in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list, ranking 11th in 2022. Book a spot at the kitchen counter and watch chef Juan Luis Martínez prepare scallops tiradito with tumbo (banana passion fruit) leche de tigre tiger milk and glazed pork belly. The wine list is a joyful run through South American low-intervention wines and spruced up with similar Old World gems.

  4. Phone: +51 962 382 609

    Address: Calle Amador Merino Reyna 589, San Isidro

    Peruvian haute cuisine is the name of the game at Maras, with a special love for fish and seafood. Its San Isidro location inside the Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center makes for an ideal spot for a business lunch or a romantic dinner, depending on the reason for your visit. Enjoy crispy baby octopus and Nikkei tuna tiradito (sashimi) prepared by executive chef Anthony Macedo, before moving on to the rather exotic arapaima fish, mashed cassava and banana, miso sauce and Amazonian sausage or Peru’s classic duck and rice dish. The 140-label world wine list, which also includes vintages from P...

  5. Phone: +51 998 249 490

    Address: Calle Libertad 212, Miraflores

    One of a handful of dedicated wine bars in Lima, Curador takes a beautifully casual approach to wine by curating (as per its name) on a client-by-client basis to serve by the glass according to their tastes – while never crossing the S48 price line; bottles never top S240. The whole team is made up of sommeliers, led by Joseph Ruíz Acosta, who has represented Peru several times in the ASI Sommelier of the World contest. When in Peru, you should also try pisco, so step into the atelier to try handcrafted bottles made by small producers. Soak up the alcohol with small plates for sharing such as...

  6. Phone: 964 537 091

    Address: Avenida 28 de Julio 844, Miraflores

    Lima is on the cusp of a cocktail revolution that goes beyond making pisco sours, and one of the bars leading the pack is this 2022 opening, Ribeyro, Casa Sutil. Based out of a revamped early 20th-century mansion in Miraflores, signature cocktails are created by mixologist Luis Flores, while the kitchen is overseen by his business partner, renowned Peruvian chef Pedro Migual Schiaffino. While Flores creates a sophisticated cocktail list, playing around with fat washes on Andean agave spirits for example, the passionate wine lover has also compiled a solid 50-strong wine list that focuses on lo...

  7. Phone: +51 1 442 2777

    Address: Avenida Paz Soldan 290 Av. Paz Soldán 290, San Isidro, Lima

    In its previous life, 17th-century Casa Moreyra was a glorious hacienda in Lima’s San Isidro neighbourhood; today, it recounts a new narrative as the home of flagship restaurant Astrid & Gastón. The restaurant belongs to Peruvian chefs Astrid Gutsche and Gastón Acurio and regularly ranks in the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. Talented executive chef Jorge Muñoz puts together both à la carte – many dishes are for sharing – and a tasting menu, the latter revamped twice a year. He sources ingredients from around Peru to create inspired dishes such as chupe fish soup and Peking guinea pig. Din...

  8. Phone: +51 1 242 8515

    Address: Av. Pedro de Osma 301, Barranco, Lima

    ​One of Peru’s, indeed, and South America’s fine-dining musts, chef Virgilio Martínez’s Central consistently ranks in the World’s 50 Best Restaurants top 10 for its ground-breaking Mater Elevations tasting menu, which plates Peru’s diverse ecosystems. A 2018 reopening saw Central move from the Miraflores district to edgier Barranco and into a contemporary purpose-built space called Casa Tupac that also houses Kjolle restaurant and Mayo cocktail bar. Like the ingredients themselves, materials are sourced from all over Peru, muted natural hues allowing dishes from the 16-course menu to stand o...

  9. Phone: +51942 224 552

    Address: Avenida Mariscal La Mar 901, Miraflores, Lima

    Only premium Aberdeen Angus sourced from the US and then given the Argentine-style flame-grilled treatment makes the cut at Don Nico. A recent addition to the popular foodie street Avenida Mariscal La Mar in Miraflores, it’s fast becoming one of Lima’s leading steakhouses. Eschewing the traditional meat mecca design, Don Nico breaks the mould with a fresh and contemporary look and plenty of illumination; it also has an ample selection of seafood on the menu. Chorizo and blood sausage are prepared in house, and all proteins such as Porterhouse and T-bone are served on wooden platters, which,...

  10. Phone: +51 1 242 8575

    Address: Av. Pedro de Osma 301, Barranco, Lima

    Sister restaurant to Central that’s located in Casa Tupac in trendy Barranco, chef Pía León shares culinary philosophy with chef Virgilio Martínez, cooking only with ingredients that showcase Peru’s diversity. Her menus, however, offer a laid back dining experience, given that you can choose à la carte or opt for the tasting menu, with many dishes designed to be shared or enjoyed with your hands. Located upstairs from Central in a light and airy setting, the open kitchen preps colourful dishes such as Many Tubers, a delectable tart starring a rainbow of native potatoes.

  11. Phone: +51 1 421 3365

    Address: Avenida Mariscal La Mar 770, Miraflores, Lima

    ​One of Lima’s leading cebiche restaurants, La Mar Cebichería in Miraflores is one of top chef Gastón Acurio’s establishments; it’s a real success story given that there are many dotted across the continent and this branch regularly ranks in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Focusing on Peru’s famous lime-cured fish dish cebiche, bathed in a deliciously creamy yet spicy leche de tigre salsa, La Mar Cebichería only opens at midday to ensure the freshest daily catches make the cut; choose from 10 cebiches as well as sushi, tiradito, cau cau fish stew and whole grilled fish. Sit at the...

  12. Phone: +51 1 3135100

    Address: Calle San Martin 399, Miraflores, Lima

    The Nikkei cuisine, a delectable and creative amalgamation of Peruvian and Japanese flavours and ingredients, ensures chef Mitusharu Tsumura’s Maido is a top-five Lima eating must; his passion and expertise mean​ Maido has ranked number one in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants for three consecutive years. Based in Miraflores, in a smart two-storey corner building, choose between sampling the colourful tasting menu, which uses plenty of local seafood such as razor clams with ponzu and trout eggs, in the elegant salon under a rope installation of Japan’s flag or, for a last-minute reservatio...

  13. Phone: +51 1 422 6708

    Address: Avenida Mariscal La Mar 1285, Miraflores, Lima

    Managing to combine both a sophisticated and laid-back dining approach for more than a decade, chef Jaime Pesaque’s Mayta recently garnered recognition after ranking in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list in 2019. Drawing from Peru’s vast pantry and ecosystems to recreate Peruvian classics such as northern staple sartén de pato (magret duck with nir rice), enjoy the à la carte or the Peruvian Coordinates 12-course tasting menu. The smart setting and golden lighting make this Miraflores establishment an ideal spot for a dinner date. Of note is the award-winning bar led by mixologist Renz...