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El Gaucho - South Kensington

$$ - $$$
South Kensington
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30 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3DL, England
+44 20 7584 8999
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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55 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we have this retuarant at home so we were sure it was good meat. Have the convierge booked for us and we were eraly, soon the place were crowded. The steak was never disappointed, Love this place very much.

Thank sopapanr
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best argentinian restaurant I have ever been, outside Argentina!Fantastic meat cooked as desired, good beers and selection of wines. Nice familiar ambience, quite, clean and passionate about service. Reasonable price for being in Chelsea.

Thank Alberto F
Greenwich, Connecticut
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828 reviews
405 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 314 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are happy customers when we visit London. We usually have the steak but this time I tried the chicken milanesa Neapolitan style with cheese, ham and tomato. It was excellent. We always try a new Malbec and always enjoy our meal. Highly recommend.

Thank Reasonable50
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a quaint little place that feels really authentic but the food is outstanding. Their steaks are second to none and the staff are so accommodating and welcoming it makes the experience even better.

Thank fiona b
Boston, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

First, let me start by saying I am an American who loves Argentinian beef. Fell in love with it on my ski trips to Patagonia. In the states, we do not import Argentinian beef. Don't be fooled by all those Argentinian steak houses in the states, they are all US beef. Now, this restaurant serves Argentinian beef. Make sure you... More 

1 Thank henry j
Ankara, Turkey
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231 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Go down the stairs and enter this small restaurant, the friendly professional staff will sit you immediately and will help in your choice. everything was worth to taste, all in all a very good experience and the meat, of course, was excellent.

Thank alfonso p
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87 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The staff is one of the best I met in the world. People who know how to do their work . Amazing meet in a fancy restaurant. Tiny tables but comfy enough

Thank JOE M
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Access down a steep flight of stairs - blink and you miss it from the street - into a small restaurant. Décor and furniture quite basic. Looked clean though. No issues there. Very reasonably priced and the service was great. Imported Quilmes - lovely. The steak was decent enough but the kitchen could really do with serving proper chips rather... More 

Thank Mickah_Wallace
Chertsey, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We ate lunch here prior to going to a show at the Royal Albert Hall. This eatery is really hidden away - it is within a stone's throw of South Kensington Underground Station, but doesn't get the crowds that most other eateries there get. The reason: Its hidden away in a basement! The restaurant seats around 30 maximum and is... More 

Thank mekydro
Brooklyn, New York
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135 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I had a great dinner at El Gaucho. I had the Milanesa with eggs and chips and I think a whole bunch of other stuff. The prices were reasonable for an Argentine steakhouse and you get a ton of food. If I’m in the South Kensington area again, I would definitely go back here.

Thank Bill D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 26 - USD 72
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3DL, England
  • Public Transportation: Buses: 14, 49, 70, 74, 345, 360, 414, 430, C1 Underground: South Kensington
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7584 8999

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South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall) such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming and cosmopolitan as it is reserved and residential, South Kensington is always a hit with visitors.
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