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El Inca Plebeyo

#776 of 18,467 Restaurants in London
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Latin, South American,
162 Essex Road, London N1 8LY, England
+44 20 7704 9393
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (48 reviews)
“quinoa” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 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 1 week ago

I absolutely love coming to the restaurant and I continuously introduce friends who visit to come down and eat here. I've never had Peruvian food and when I first tried it, I was instantly addicted - hence the constant visits. The variety of food caters...More

1  Thank fiefriday
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really enjoyable evening with a colleague from New York. Maria and Jorge made us very welcome; I had just visited Ecuador so we had a great chat at the bar. trying out a range of S.American beers, then Ecuadorean ceviche, Horno (slow roasted pork)...More

1  Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d known about the restaurant for a while but hadn’t had the opportunity to come and when I finally had the chance I couldn’t have been more pleased. The food is amazing, creative and provides a great experience of Ecuadorian food. The atmosphere and service...More

1  Thank TonyGreene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knocked on the door to ask for opening hours and the owner Jorge invited us in and started cooking. He suggested a variation of Ecuadorian dishes which was so fresh and delicious. Even the fish haters was exited by the ceviche! Highly recommended!

1  Thank Solveig R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the ceviche, alitas de pollo, hornado y llapingachos - all amazing! The service was also fantastic - super friendly and attentive. Will definitely come here again! Muchas gracias x

1  Thank kay2589
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, friendly staff, cozy atmosphere, and an amazing patio on the rooftop. Definitely worth it to come back.More

1  Thank Lucas G
jorge p, Owner at El Inca Plebeyo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lucas, Thank you very much for your kind review. We are very happy to enjoyed our Ecuadorian food and atmosphere. We want to bring a little bit of Ecuador to London, and to everyone one who wants to feel like stepping into an exotic...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

excelent food and service plus most of their menu is natrualy gluten free, so it is suitable for celiac like me and normal peopleMore

1  Thank 16nomad16
jorge p, Owner at El Inca Plebeyo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 16momad16, Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed our Ecuadorian food and ambience! Yes, our menu is gluten free which is really natural and healthy for all. We are always trying new dishes to ensure everyone can try...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed it more than we could, the service was perfect, the waitresses were aware of everything, the dishes had a perfect and perfect combination with the wonderful ideas of chef Jorge. Of course we will return.More

1  Thank Alisoonmarghi19
jorge p, Owner at El Inca Plebeyo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alis, Thank you for your review and kind words. We really enjoy making our customers feel at home and have an Ecuadorian experience, so we are very happy that you liked the vibe and the food :) We look forward to seeing you soon...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant a few times. Every time I have greatly enjoyed the food and discovered something new. The place is quiet, homely and offers a wide variety of dishes. I do not eat meat, but I am told the meat dishes...More

1  Thank MaruzzaPa
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A great neighbourhood restaurant, and if Islington isn't your neighbourhood, travel there! Warm, welcoming service from knowledgable staff. The food is delicious. Today we had the hot prawn ceviche which was beautifully presented and extremely tasty - zesty with a little chilli kick. Along with...More

1  Thank Kirsteen
jorge p, Owner at El Inca Plebeyo, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi Kirsteen, Thank you very much for your kind review! It was really nice having you both and we are really happy you enjoyed our food and ambience. The hot prawn ceviche is one of our signature dishes as we tried to blend the qualities...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 34
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
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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