Peru Perdu at The Cotton Factory

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Peruvian
“Colourful and vibrant Peruvian-inspired restaurant in the heart of central Manchester offering all the right ingredients for a memorable culinary experience. Peru Perdu champions the best of U.W.A (Uruguayan Wet Aged) steaks, only butchering on demand for a mindful approach to sustainability and environmental impact. The Ceviche Bar marries Peruvian authenticity with Manchester’s appetite for globally-influenced food trends. The Plant Based offering is inspired by the peri-urban agriculture in Lima and is designed using only the most seasonal of produce from local suppliers.”

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What 27 People Are Saying
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OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. Wonderful service. 2nd visit & cannot wait to visit again. Absolutely recommend!!

EP
London
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, although portions were small. And shame they didn’t stick Inca Cola! Will definitely be going back :)

LC
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice atmosphere. The food was great especially the Chevice.
I loved the grilled sea bass, but I would suggest to ask if you would like filleted before serving.

TC
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great venue, great food, great service. 2nd time I have been and will be going back again.

S
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good restaurant with a really worth January 50% off discount. Only few typical Peruvian food though. Strongly recommended.

AD
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Been twice now, really nice place and staff. Will be back.

MH
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Excellent service, great meal. I would not hesitate to return here.

HS
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, attentive service throughout. Went for bottomless brunch and we could vary drinks choices, they weren't restrictive. it was great.

CH
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, excellent setting with a lovely atmosphere and the service was perfect.

Will be recommending it to friends.

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a Birthday celebration but that wasn’t important even if it hadn’t have been it was such a special day for all of us the food the service the place absolutely superb and can’t wait to return again just to say my steak was one of the best I’ve ever had

DF
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best steak I have had in a while. Will be back in the New Year.

GH
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I recently visited Peru Perdu for a Friday afternoon treat. Wow! What a fabulous experience. The service was first class with explanations about the food and the added bonus was the management offering additional starters for us to try.
Both the tuna and salt cod starters were excellent and the chicken and Uraguayan wet aged steak out of this world.
Peruvian cocktails, starters, two glasses of wine, coffee, main courses and a dessert all under £120.00. Brilliant value.

SO
1 review
Dined on 10 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was really pleased to find a Peruvian restaurant in Manchester after having kept an eye out for years, and it didn’t disappoint.

We went for the small ceviche plates, although there are large plates and steak for those who want them.

The food was fantastic with a great spicy heat. The wine was also fantastic.

My only moan is about the beer. I had a pint in the before before our meal, and it wasn’t up to scratch, didn’t taste quite right. But otherwise, everything was great, I would like to go again, and have already recommended it to friends.

PG
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the pisco sour with a feather! Great steaks as always.

c
Manchester
21 reviews
Dined on 2 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food we had was very good would definitely order the rib eye steak again. Pick Monday early evening so place was very quiet. Staff seemed very nice

SG
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

I’m Peruvian, so the menu was more Peruvian inspired, fusion. If you go with that in mind, it is very enjoyable. Very nice food and drinks! Totally recommend it.

Just please check the typos in the menu: huevos and Uruguayan were misspelled. We tried to tell this, but we got the feeling the staff didn’t listen. So hope writing it here helps! 😊

A
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, great food, great service. Will definitely come back!
The only thing I’m not sure about is making all pisco sours vegan rather than offering a vegan option - it doesn’t quite taste the same and I would have loved the original Peruvian version.
The only other problem is the fact that it’s part of a pop-up restaurant concept so I’m sad it’s only going to be there for a few months! We need a permanent version in Manchester :-)

SH
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing place!! fantastic food, delicious and really interesting choices. Lovely staff who were attentive and genuine. Lovely building and great atmosphere, would highly recommend for a an occasion

RC
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had a lovely evening at Peru Perdu for my partner’s birthday. The staff were very welcoming and attentive. The food was very very nice - I’d highly recommend the duck tostada to start and the dulce de lèche cheesecake. The steaks were well cooked and buttery. Will definitely go back soon.

PG
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Some of the best steaks in Manchester and loved the Pisco Sours.

n
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Peru Perdu is paradise lost. The menu is stunning, exotic and expertly executed. The owner/concept designer Angus is the most convivial host who made a special effort to make our little trio feel like old friends. The service is exceptional with friendly and diligent staff who are attentive without being overly obsequious. This is now my favourite Manchester restaurant, well done team!

AW
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

The Pisco Sours were delicious, our server recommended the watermelon and coffee which was really tasty.

The salt cod empanada was a bit disappointing, so hopefully the recipe can be revised to better balance the corn and fish. The ceviche was tasty and my friends enjoyed their pork belly mains.

I'd definitely go back again and recommend it to others.

Peru Perdu at The Cotton Factory
Responded on 7 November 2019

Thank you for your feedback Annie. Much appreciated! I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed the Pisco Sours. There has been a lot of love put in to our cocktail menu :) I have passed the feedback regarding the salt cod on to our Head Chef who will look in to it for you. Hopefully we'll see you soon Many thanks, Jen

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b
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on 3 November 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

I'm Peruvian and the food was less than impressive. The ceviche dishes weren't traditional; there was no taste of lime, spiciness, or touch of saltiness, rather, they were more like dishes you'd find at a sushi restaurant (if it were a Peruvian-Japanese fusion restaurant, then I'd have enjoyed it). The crab ceviche tasted more like tuna salad and the tuna ceviche was just raw tuna. The humita was deconstructed and made of yellow sweet corn; real humitas are made of white maize, whereas what I was served was more like mush. The empanadas weren't quite traditional either; no olives, eggs, or spiciness. I did enjoy the frozen pisco sours. They were delicious and citrusy, just as they should be. You also did not have other staples of the Peruvian cuisine on the menu: papa a la Huancaina, lomo saltado, arroz con pollo, causa, and other dishes people would likely really enjoy.

Overall, I was disappointed, because it simply isn't real Peruvian food.

ZK
Glasgow
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience5

All very nice except that service was very slow. We did go during the soft opening so that was understandable.

A
Manchester
3 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The staff are an absolute asset to this place. They recommended dishes and couldn’t not do enough to welcome us.
The tata rump steak wasn’t one of the best steaks we’ve had in Manchester for a while.
It was quite cold but we were offered blankets so was fine then.

OT
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really lovely place. The food was delicious - we both had steaks and starters. Great atmosphere and friendly, thoughtful staff.

CF
1 review
Dined on 30 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Literally the best steak in Manchester. The 500g ribeye is to die for and the Food quality and value blows some of the “swankier” places in Manchester out of the water. Gray place will be back.

Peru Perdu at The Cotton Factory
Responded on 7 November 2019

Thanks for your feedback Craig. Much appreciated! I'm so pleased to hear you enjoyed the U.W.A steak. It has been wet aged for 30 days hence why it is super juicy and delicious :) Hopefully we'll see you back again soon Many thanks, Jen

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