Description

Escape London city life and enter the exclusive haven of Ayllu. With its warming dark green interior and comfortable plush seating, Ayllu will transport you to South America through a tantalising menu of fusion dishes.

This Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant, located beneath the grounds of Paddington Central, is a celebration of vibrant flavours, showcasing the very best contemporary Nikkei cuisine, which is based on the Incan tradition of sharing.

Expect an innovative menu, with Peru's much-loved ceviche dishes, as well as sushi and sashimi for the whole table to enjoy. Here you’ll find exotic main dishes and refreshing desserts. Look out for plates of grilled salmon served with seaweed and baked baby chicken drizzled with aji panca and aji Amarillo sauce.

The tasting menu experience that features the very best dishes chosen by the chef will take you on a culinary journey. 

Enjoy these culinary voyages on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm – 4pm as part of the unlimited Asian-fusion brunch dishes with free-flowing wine, prosecco and cocktails with Samba Entertainment! The perfect way to while away the weekend.

What's on

Samba Bottomless Brunch
Join us at Ayllu every Saturday and Sunday for our new-look Peruvian Japanese brunch. We promise you a unique experience you will never forget…

Various dates from Saturday 25th May 2024

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Offers

Offer Availability
Samba Entertainment & Live DJ Sessions at Ayllu
If you love fusion food and an exclusive atmosphere, then Ayllu is your restaurant! Kick-start your weekend and join us for dining and live DJ sessions every Friday & Saturday nights 7pm - close. And on Saturday nights also enjoy a live Samba show.
Saturday 19:30 – 23:00
Bento Box from £16
Are you looking for a quick and fuss-free lunch option? Our Bento Boxes are here to satisfy your cravings. Choose from Teriyaki Chicken Robata, Miso Salmon or, if you’re craving for a more traditional Peru take, try our Lomo saltado - stir-fried sirloin. A vegan version of our Bento Box comes with Futomaki Yasai and Quinoa Salad (excludes steamed rice).
Monday 12:00 – 16:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 16:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 16:00
Thursday 12:00 – 16:00
Friday 12:00 – 16:00
Tasting Cuzco, £49pp
The food we bring to you from this Sharing Tasting Menu is traditional Japanese flavours paired with the influence of Peru. Please note, the tasting menu is available for the entire table only. -Edamame -Salmon and tuna tacos -Chicken anticuchos -Tuna tataki -California uramaki - Grilled Aubergine -Short Beef Rib - Black cod -Dessert
Monday 12:00 – 21:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 21:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 21:00
Thursday 12:00 – 21:00
Friday 12:00 – 21:00
Saturday 19:00 – 21:00
Sunday 19:00 – 20:30
Live DJ Sessions
Join us for dining and live DJ sessions every Friday & Saturday nights 7pm - close.
Friday 19:00 – 22:00
Tasting Lima, £39pp
The food we bring to you from this Sharing Tasting Menu is traditional Japanese flavours paired with the influence of Peru. Please note, the tasting menu is available for the entire table only.-Edamame - Seabass Ceviche -Beef croquettes - avocado tacos -Uramaki salmon - Lomo saltado - pollo a la brasa -Dessert
Monday 12:00 – 21:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 21:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 21:00
Thursday 12:00 – 21:00
Friday 12:00 – 21:00
Saturday 18:00 – 21:00
Sunday 12:00 – 20:30
Tasting Machu Picchu, £65pp
Our fusion food creates fresh and zingy aromas within each dish and a truly memorable experience. At Ayllu we’ve got Premium Sharing Tasting Menu, £65pp, which includes Japanese-Peruvian fusion dishes that really combine the best from both cultures. Please note, the tasting menu is available for the entire table only. -Guacamole -Duo of ceviche -Duo of oysters -Salmon and tuna tacos -Beef tataki -Spicy Tuna Roll -Salmon cazuela -Peruvian bbq -Dessert
Monday 12:00 – 21:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 21:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 21:00
Thursday 12:00 – 21:00
Friday 12:00 – 21:00
Saturday 18:00 – 21:00
Sunday 12:00 – 20:30
Affordable Luxury Dining
Indulge in our new menu with reduced prices on all dishes without compromising on quality. Explore our tantalising dishes like Chicken Bao Buns at £7, Tuna on Crispy Rice at £8 and more. Discover the perfect blend of Japanese and Peruvian cuisine in Paddington, with affordable prices and luxury dining in Central London. Book a table at Ayllu today!
Monday 12:00 – 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 23:00
Thursday 12:00 – 23:00
Friday 12:00 – 23:00
Saturday 19:00 – 23:00
Sunday 18:00 – 23:00
Vegetarian Sharing Tasting Menu, £30pp
Ayllu's Vegetarian Tasting Menu offers a delightful journey through plant-based flavours. Begin with Salted Edamame Beans and Mushroom Ceviche. The Avocado Taco and Aubergine Anticucho add zesty and grilled touches. Futomaki Yasai combines tempura sweet potato and udon noodles with Shitake mushrooms as well as a citrusy quinoa salad. The meal concludes with a Chef's Choice Dessert, making it a memorable dining experience.
Monday 12:00 – 21:00
Tuesday 12:00 – 21:00
Wednesday 12:00 – 21:00
Thursday 12:00 – 21:00
Friday 12:00 – 21:00
Saturday 19:00 – 21:00
Sunday 18:00 – 21:00
Samba Brunch: Bottomless Food and Drinks
Every Saturday & Sunday, enjoy unlimited Japanese-Peruvian Fusion dishes for £37pp or with endless wine, prosecco, or a cocktail of the week for £55pp! Please note, the entire table must opt in to the same drink. (either white wine, red wine, Prosecco or cocktail). Our Samba entertainment will be available from 1:30pm. Immerse yourself in the electrifying sounds and rhythms of Samba while exploring a Nikkei fusion of flavours. Each person may order two dishes of their choice at a time.
Saturday 11:00 – 16:00
Sunday 12:00 – 16:00
Bank Holiday Bottomless Brunch
This Bank Holiday Monday (27th May) indulge in 90 mins of bottomless Japanese x Peruvian plates and unlimited drinks at Ayllu. And enjoy our Samba entertainment from 1:30pm!
Monday 12:00 – 16:00
Bank Holiday Bottomless Brunch
This Bank Holiday Monday (26th August) indulge in 90 mins of bottomless Japanese x Peruvian plates and unlimited drinks at Ayllu. And enjoy our Samba entertainment from 1:30pm!
Monday 12:00 – 16:00

Info

  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • Smart Casual, Dress to impress

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 23:00 Please note that we do not serve sushi from 4pm to 5pm.
Tuesday 12:00 23:00 Please note that we do not serve sushi from 4pm to 5pm.
Wednesday 12:00 23:00 Please note that we do not serve sushi from 4pm to 5pm.
Thursday 12:00 23:00 Please note that we do not serve sushi from 4pm to 5pm.
Friday 12:00 23:00 Please note that we do not serve sushi from 4pm to 5pm.
Saturday 11:00 23:00 Please note that we do not serve sushi from 4pm to 5pm.
Sunday 12:00 22:30 Please note that we do not serve sushi from 4pm to 5pm.

Location

Address

Ayllu, Located beneath Smith's Bar & Grill, 25 Sheldon Square, Paddington, W2 6EY

Area

Central London

Nearest Station

Paddington (Tube)

Menus

  • Cuisines

    This venue serves International, Grill, Japanese, Fusion, Sushi, Bottomless Brunch, Christmas Lunch/Dinner, Fine Dining, Asian and Brunch food.

  • A word from the chef:

    It brings me great pleasure to introduce you to our unique Peruvian-Japanese fusion cuisine, located in the heart of central London. Our menu is a true reflection of our passion for combining the bold flavours of Peru with the delicate techniques of Japanese cuisine. We carefully select the freshest ingredients to create dishes that are both visually stunning and tantalizing to the taste buds. Come and join us for a culinary journey that is truly one-of-a-kind.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Exclusive Restaurant Hire Private Room 60 80 - from £2,000 -

If you're looking for a venue that can accommodate up to 60 guests for a sit-down meal or 80 guests for a standing drinks party, then Ayllu is the place for you. Ayllu is elegant, intimate, and perfect for a private event.

Ayllu is a chic, elegant, low-lit and themed to perfection restaurant with comfortable places to sit & unwind. The restaurant's interior features modern Peruvian artwork, as well as Japanese-influenced design elements.
Ayllu’s menu combines Japanese and Peruvian cuisine, with options ranging from sushi to ceviche.

This space is perfect for hosting intimate events such as birthdays and anniversaries or significant events such as weddings or corporate gatherings 

Ayllu comes with a private bar and DJ deck, with the option of a projector & screen for presentations and speeches. The restaurant also has an aux connection for customer laptops or a microphone for speeches. 

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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