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Andina is run by the team that brought us Ceviche in central Soho.

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Whats different here is the relax and comfortable feel that the place has. The restaurant is located right on Shoreditch High St about 5 mins walk from Boxpark and the Overground Station. I was here for brunch and the menu is categorised into breakfast, eggs, street, mains, ceviches and dessert. All very tempting.

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If you unfamiliar with Peruvian cuisine, this is one of the places to try besides the amazing Lima in Fitzrovia. I was here for brunch so the menu was different from the usual weekdays lunch and dinner service.

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For sharing I got Siwichi ceviche that consist of fresh seabass in amarillo chilli tiger’s milk, goldenberry, sweet potato, avocado and red onions(£8). This is really zingy, fresh and lively dish. Light yet pack with vibrant flavours. Must order.

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Another one is the Tiger’s Milk Trio: amarillo chilli with seabass, Nikkei with prawn, rocoto pepper with avocado and scallops and cancha (£5). This is like a tasting of ceviche. Really delicious. Each shot has its own unique character.

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For the rather heavier side we ordered Causas Amantani: three cool potato cakes each topped by scallops with chilli mayo, pan fried hake, salso criolla and Uchucuta sauce, grilled trout, avocado grapefruit and rocoto jam(£11). The scallops is sweet and tender perfect with the spicy mayo. The hake is fresh and the sauce was minty that compliments well. Each potato cake is soft and creamy.

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Aji De Gallina, a traditional casserole of chicken, amarillo chilli, pecan nuts, rice, crispy quinoa coated chicken (£12).

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Follow by Pig Butty. Confit pork belly chicharrones in a soft bun with amarillo chilli sauce, sweet potato ketchup and salsa criolla (£6).

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The pig butty was delicious. Porky, savoury and spicy. The bun was soft and crisp. Delicious. The casserole was also another good dish.

Andina is delicious. What more can I say?

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