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El Inca Plebeyo

#1,455 of 18,303 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$Latin, South American,
162 Essex Road, London N1 8LY, England
+44 20 7704 9393
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (46 reviews)
“quinoa” (12 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
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Latin, South American, Ecuadorean, Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
162 Essex Road, London N1 8LY, England
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't overly hungry when I arrived for dinner. And yet, I couldn't stop ordering a second helping of the fried plantains. That is a must. It was an absolute delight to try something different from the everyday. I loved the ceviche and my main,...More

1  Thank _lystraaditi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant at the back is typically designed to feel like you have entered an Ecuadorian family home in South America, the warm and friendly nature of the staff makes you feel relaxed and at ease. You could easily feel like you have been transported...More

2  Thank Ms_Monty29
Reviewed 6 February 2018

First time trying ecuadorian food and it was amazing! Strong flavours combined very well, very tasty artizanal wine, friendly staff and cozy atmosphere! I would highly recommend to start with a refreshing pisco sour and some ceviches and tiraditos for starters. The pork belly was...More

1  Thank Madalina L
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Wow what a fantastic balance of flavours and fresh ingredients on each plate carefully prepared by an exceptionally talented chef !. Friendly cosy atmosphere and service with a smile :) I will definitely return....!!!

1  Thank Alasdair F
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Ate here for the first time last week and will definitely return. We loved the food and the recommendation from our waitress.

1  Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Discovered this place last night by accident... GREAT food and cocktails and very helpful, friendly staff. I would highly recommend a visit!

1  Thank Shauna M
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The current success of Central and South American food in London means that Angel is not exactly short of Latin restaurant options. But do make the effort to stroll a bit further along Essex Road to El Inca Plebeyo. It's a cosy place and very,...More

2  Thank djrlynch
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I liked the place, the music, the pisco and obv the food! yummy! Can't wait to come back :) :) ;) Imma

2  Thank AlicejaneEvans
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Great find and wasn’t expecting it. I went at an off time, so service was attentive and had time to answer any questions I had. The food is fantastic with good flavor and perfect portions (not big, but exactly what is needed). I had the...More

2  Thank pknoxtn
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is the first time I'd tried Ecuadorean food - the waitress was really friendly, taking her time to explain to 3 of us 3 times over (as we all arrived at different times). Really enjoyed the pork belly, the quinoa puddings.. everything. Would definitely...More

1  Thank ellie10002014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 35
Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Brunch
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, 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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