L’Eau Vive

restaurants / French

L’Eau Vive information

Lima , Peru
Ucayali 370
+51 1 427 5612
mains S25-35, 3-course menús S30-50
Opening hours
12:30-3pm & 7:30-9:30pm Mon-Sat
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In an 18th-century building, this very simple and unusual eatery is run by French Carmelite nuns. Expect French and other continental specialties (think coquilles St Jacques ) with Peruvian influences. The food isn’t jaw-dropping, but the real reason to come is to enjoy the strange serenade. Every night, after dinner (at around 9pm), the nuns gather to sing ‘Ave Maria.’