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El Vaquero

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1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
+44 20 8445 1882
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Today
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 18:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

All a bit of a one tricky pony con...yes it is a meat eaters paradise, it is also a con a s all the good meat is left till the end by which time you are full up on the lesser cuts etc. Also very pricey for what it is.

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Thank Michael M
London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to el vaquero in as many days. I had been on the Saturday and this was the Tuesday. We booked early as people were coming from far. Got in as the doors opened and spent the next 1 hr 45 mins gorging on the amazing meat. Despite having eaten there so recently, the selection of... More 

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Thank Baldmeateater
London, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely evening here on Saturday the staff couldn't have been more attentive and the food was delicious. One small thing the deserts are a bit on the pricey side but all the rest is great value

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Thank Dave A
London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have been to this place many times, and introduced many friends, including a Brazilian friend, who loved it - apart from the price she was used to back home! It is fair to say it is not a place for an unhurried meal where you can chat over each course and pace yourself, as the food just keeps coming!... More 

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Thank BarryC2010
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017

One of the best restaurants in North London. I have been invited for a dinner with group of friends. Service was very welcoming and enjoying what they were doing. As a big fan of grilled meat I would lie if I would not say it is one of top places in London for this kind of food

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Thank dszadowsky
Harrow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My first visit at El Vaquero Good meat I enjoyed my dinner Definitely come back Plenty variety of grilled meats Nice fevers cook properly Thanks

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Thank Bartomeu M
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

2nd time we visited this year and had a great night on both occasions A lively atmosphere and great food Had the mixed buffet salad for starters then an endless supply of various meats all served on skewers by the waiters If you love all kind of meat you'll love this place One tip is make sure you don't over... More 

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Thank mc65_11
Colchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We found a friendly welcome on arrival and drinks served straight away. There was a good range of delicious salads and the meat kept coming!. We loved the chicken and the flavours it was served with and the chicken sausages. The slices of rump steak were also a favourite. An excellent meal with a good ambience.

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Thank Parsnips24
Dublin
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Make sure that you enter on an empty stomach.You will certainly not leave here hungry.Even for a meat restaurant the salad buffet is lovely and tasty with great selection.Nothing is a problem in this restaurant.Don't like medium or rare meat then no problem just mention it and it shall return cooked to your liking.The flavours on the meat here is... More 

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Thank John N
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

El Vaquero is one of my fave restaurants, the food is amazing! Continuously having food brought over to your table, such a fun experience. Staff are very personable and do something special for you if its an occasion. Strongly recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 28
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:00
Thursday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8445 1882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?