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El Inca Plebeyo

#389 of 18,950 Restaurants in London
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, South American,
162 Essex Road, London N1 8LY, England
+44 20 7704 9393
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (46 reviews)
“quinoa” (16 reviews)
“pork belly” (9 reviews)
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Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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162 Essex Road, London N1 8LY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very cosy restaurant with warm, friendly staff who make you feel at home. I have spent a lot of time in Ecuador so I am quite picky when it comes to Ecuadorian dishes; I can say that the food was superb and as close...More

2  Thank Carl L
Bryce W, Public Relations Manager at El Inca Plebeyo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your kind words Carl. Chef Jorge works hard in the kitchen to bring a taste of Ecuador to London, and it is great to see that someone that has been to Ecuador appreciates the authenticity of what he cooks each night! We...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

As a first experience with Ecuadorian food, we were delighted. The service is amazing and the food could not have been better. The place is small and welcoming, very nicely decorated. For starter we had the Ecuadorian ceviche; it was really good, but probably the...More

1  Thank Miguelal1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we love Ceviche and usually go to the Ceviche restaurants in Soho, but decided to try Ecuadorian for a change. The food is excellent and really sublime. Its only later that we learnt the chef/owner of this this restaurant used to be the head chef...More

1  Thank E R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the nicest dining experiences I've had in London. Really chilled venue, passionate and honest staff and amazing fresh food. Lots of fun dressing up and a really enjoyable experience overall.

1  Thank EmmaC3715
Reviewed 4 September 2018

‎I was invited by my lovely Ecuadorian friends to this charming little South American haven in Angel. I also had the pleasure of meeting the Head Chef and owner, Jorge Pacheco, who warmly greeted us as any Ecuadorian would welcome a guest into his or...More

1  Thank live2eat2018
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere at El Inca is super laid back and relaxed. The place is small and simple with Ecuadorian decor. It is just so authentic and welcoming! Food is poetry here! Great place for fresh raw fish. Meat choice is also very interesting and don’t miss...More

2  Thank AtlasPinwheel
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

One of our favourite local restaurants; excellent, authentic Ecuadorian fare, passionate and welcoming staff and a great value treat! Lucky to have Jorge and the team in our neighborhood. Highly recommend booking upstairs for birthday parties !

2  Thank Anonymous V
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice food, well prepared and presented, the portions are not huge but if you take ceviche as starter and one extra side you're good. Nice atmosphere and great service, it's a family business and you can feel the passion of the people that are...More

2  Thank Paola D
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

My partner and I fancied a cuisine we’ve never had. We did some research and came across this restaurant on TripAdvisor. Our experience at El Inca Plebeyo was incredible! The waitress was so helpful and nice. The cocktails were delish. And the food was unbelievable!...More

2  Thank Ac862
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. The food is amazing and I will have to return and work my way through the rest of the menu!. The owners went through the menu, with so many great options it’s hard to choose. Staff were really friendly and...More

2  Thank benjih12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Essex Road, London N1 8LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7704 9393
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El Inca Plebeyo is a family-run restaurant, inspired by the richness of the Latin-American, and specially Ecuadorian culture and history which centres around food, friends, family, laughter, love and happiness. The menu is exciting to satisfy classical as well as adventurous tastes, based on the chef's experience in haute cuisine and fusions using the freshest of ingredients at affordable prices. All dishes are glutten and nut-free too. We aim to offer you an unforgettable experience from the moment you enter through the door with a friendly and welcoming environment making you feel as if you were stepping into Latin-America itself. The Head Chef, Jorge Pacheco, is passionate about showcasing his Ecuadorian culture and history through food, trained by Michelin-star chefs in the London - his menus are unique and a fusion of Latin flavours. Come join us, food lovers, for an unforgettable experience to try different dishes with genuine Latin character as well as any known favourites!
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