The Malabar serves up an Italian cuisine with a twist of local ingredients, creating absolute fusion delights. Looking at Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino’s

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Malabar Restaurant, Lima

carefully cooked up menu can be quite mouth-watering. ‘Braised rabbit with white wine, olives and potato flakes’, ‘Shrimp Enchiladas with re-fried plantains’, ‘Steamed duck rice with beer and cumin’.

Located in a quiet street of San Isidro, the Malabar is one of Lima’s most trendy, well priced restaurants. The well stocked bar offers a wide range of Pisco’s and the Pisco Punch is prepared to a recipe dating back some 150 years.

Open: Mon – Sat 12.30 – 4pm and 7.30pm – 1am
Reservations: Advised but not required


Calle Camino Real 101 San Isidro, Lima
Tel: (+51 1) 440-5200 / 440-5300


The Malabar is located in the up-market district of San Isidro next to Lima Golf Club, and near to the hotels Los Delfines, The Libertador and The Country Club. It is a 10 minutes taxi journey from Parque Kennedy in Miraflores, and will cost 7-8 Soles.

Price Range

Medium – Expensive.

Our Verdict

The design and atmosphere of the Malabar are very “downtown”. The cooking is outstanding utilizing fresh ingredients from around Peru. One of the best Pisco Sours in town. Great wine list that has breadth and value. If your Spanish is a bit rusty, opt for the menu in English!