3 great wine restaurants in Lima for a date night
Are you going out for a dinner date? Here are some nice wine restaurants in Lima that are perfect for the occasion: tasty food, nice ambience – and, of course, great wine!
Phone: +51 1 4405200
Address: Avenida Camino Real 101, San Isidro, Lima
At chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino’s Malabar, the gastronomical focus is on working with sustainable producers found in Peru’s immense pantry from the Amazon to the Andes, then creating a diverse seasonal haute-cuisine menu; Malabar regularly ranks in Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Drawing from many products you might never have heard of, let alone sampled on the plate, such as the Amazonian river fish paiche, or cocona, a tropical fruit, the white-tablecloth and low-key décor allows dishes such as beetroot tartare and trout eggs or guinea pig with uchucuta salsa to stand out.
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...
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...