Gaucho Piccadilly
Gaucho Piccadilly

Gaucho Piccadilly

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gauchorestaurants.co.uk/
  • Phone: 02077344040x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Saturday 11:30AM-12:00PM
    Sunday 12:00PM-11:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Argentinean, Steak
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: We can accommodate 9-600 for a sit down dinner.
  • Private Party Contact: group.bookings@gauchorestaurants.com x

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Piccadilly & Green Park, London Underground Station.
  • Parking: No
A word from Gaucho Piccadilly
Tucked away in a little known side street off Piccadilly this Gaucho Restaurant provides a bit of the Pampas and Buenos Aires relocated to the heart of the West End. As you soon as you enter the restaurant the aroma of meat sizzling on the open grills hits you. As well as steak we do offer a selection of other dishes including fish, chicken, ceviche and vegetarian options.

At Gaucho we pride ourselves on the basic philosophy of provenance. To us this means authenticity, assurance and rigorous attention to obtain the finest quality ingredients at source. This dedication ensures that every time you visit us, you experience the true essence of Argentine cuisine. Its food, its wine, its culture and importantly the passion of its people.

Decked out in cowhide, mirrors and chandeliers we offer a full range of Argentine cuts of luxury beef, including the tender Bife de Lomo, aged for six to eight weeks and then flown in from Buenos Aires.
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Gaucho Piccadilly reviews from OpenTable diners
1209 reviews since 30 October 2013
Average Rating4
  • Food4.3
    Service4
  • Ambience3.9
    Value3.4
83% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (729)romance (480)business meals (457)fit for foodies (307)pre/post theatre (260)group bookings (257)outdoor eating (98)outstanding value (71)sunday lunch (63)child friendly (33)brunch (28)afternoon tea (10)good vegetarian options (8)disabled access (5)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 27/10/2014
    The restaurant was great, good food and service. The service in the bar before dinner was appalling. It wasn't busy but it took 10 minutes for anyone to acknowledge we were there and another 10 minutes before our drinks arrived.
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  • Rubbish
    VikingDrm
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    This place is a hyped rats nest, with low grade food and non-existent service.
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    business meals
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  • Booking Cancelled
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    when me and my partner arrived at Gauchos i had booked a table for 7:30. we arrived at 7:25 and was told the table will be 10 min. after i waited 30 min for the table i asked the manager how much long will i have to wait, she went in to see how long it would be and i never saw her again. after waiting in total of 45 min i was offered a table which i had to decline as i had a show to go to at 10:00pm. i think this is a shocking! as people who didnt even book a table were given one! Shocking service!
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  • excellent food
    foodie
    Dined on 25/10/2014
    this is the third Gauchos in the London area I've dined at - all three have very indiividual atmospheres. All three have excellent food served. This Gauchos leans more towards dressing up and being out on the town as opposed to the Richmond Gauchos which is more laid back. Great to have a mood choice knowing the meal will always be excellent.
    Special Features:
    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Deco Is Better Than The Meal
    FrenchFancy
    Dined on 24/10/2014
    The meal was okay I didn't like that we wasn't told if the chips were sweet potato and normal I just expected normal the staff make you feel slightly weird for asking for a price but overall the setting is really nice and great for a date or birthday treat the cow hide and beautiful dark deco is truly wonderful my food was nice but I have had better burgers from gbk funnily enough and my drink was flat also the soft drinks don't have a price so you have to guess
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    romance, special occasions
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  • Fantastic
    massalafan
    Dined on 24/10/2014
    My wife and I dined here for our 4th Wedding Anniversary on Friday 24th Oct.. From the moment we stepped into the restaurant the staff were exemplary. Doors were opened before we entered, chairs pulled back and an in-depth explanation of the meats/foods on offer. The food really is out of this world and I doubt you'll be able to find a better steak house in London. The meat is tasty, tender and thick - everything you want from a steak. The side dishes are also extremely tasty and match the steak dishes perfectly. My wife and I will be going back to this place time and again
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    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, romance, special occasions
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  • Super Good
    Fred
    Dined on 22/10/2014
    Super Good, Waiter was amazing, italians are the best
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    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, special occasions, Sunday lunch
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  • reliably good
    Normalperson
    Dined on 21/10/2014
    Excellent beef. Brilliant service. Bit expensive so for special occasions
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    group bookings
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  • Grad celebration
    coach
    Dined on 19/10/2014
    Great service, great food, great wine knowledge. Really attentive staff.
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    child friendly, fit for foodies
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  • Outstanding
    Amanda88
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Food was amazing along with the service. Advised resteraunt it was for a birthday in advance they were very welcoming and done a birthday desert for us. Fabulous
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    romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another good experience
    LindyLou21
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Once again we had an excellent meal, with good service from all staff.
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    business meals, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impeccable service
    Elin
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    The food was amazing, and the service impeccable. They knew what we wanted and needed even before we asked. I can strongly recommend this restaurant.
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    business meals, romance, special occasions
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  • Amazing as usual
    AFonc
    Dined on 18/10/2014
    Easy to book (thank you Open Table) and very welcoming - staff is lovely and knowledgeable and put up with me raving all the way through dinner.
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    fit for foodies, outstanding value
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  • Delicious steaks!
    martini
    Dined on 17/10/2014
    Smart, cool restaurant. Staff very friendly and good service. Steaks delicious. Thought vegetable side orders were too small although very nice. Deserts ok. Great cocktails.
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    special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food. Good Staff
    luv2eat
    Dined on 15/10/2014
    Enjoyed a business meal here on Wednesday evening this week with three other colleagues. Served by Christopher who was excellent throughout our time here. Explained the various steaks on offer and their textures/tastes. Ours were cooked to perfection and tasted really good. Nice selection of beers and wine. Would thoroughly recommend and easy to find off the lower end of Regent Street near Piccadilly Circus. Great ambience and buzz.
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    business meals, special occasions
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  • Real Argentinian Experience
    AndyB
    Dined on 12/10/2014
    The meat is from the Pampas and the wines from Argentinas wine region. This is a great place to experience the flavours of Argentina. The management and staff made our wedding anniversary very special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect filet steak
    Btvigdel
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    We were two couples who had a dinner late Saturday night. We all had steaks who were perfect served. Would recommend this place for steak lovers. The prices are not to bad either, considering the quality of the food and the fancy environment
    Special Features:
    outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday meal
    Jamiebev
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    An excellent atmosphere for a birthday setting. Lovely decor and tasty food. Staff were very busy and we received minimum attention. Felt we paid a little too much. Sadly they had run out of birthday cake so received crumbs and a candle! All in we had a great time which is the most important thing.
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    romance, special occasions
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  • best steak restaurant in london
    kristianos1
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    now new in pure black leather and marvellous lightning you can enjoy a fantastic evening meal with best Quality Steaks. Organisation is perfect. you simply have to feel good here...
    Special Features:
    business meals, child friendly, group bookings, outdoor eating, outstanding value, pre/post theatre, romance
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1st class service
    deejamo
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Had a wonderful time at Gaucho celebrating my fiancée's birthday. The manager happily moved us after we had an isue with the spotlight directly over the table. He then proceeded to arrange a complimentary dessert for my fiancée. The waiter was attentive and very friendly... will definitely be returning!
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    group bookings, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friendly staff, lovely service
    QueMona
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    My friends and I had great time at Gaucho Piccadilly. We asked to be moved to a better table as the first one we were directed to (basement) had low seating (for taller people) which was uncomfortable). We were moved to table on the 3rd floor which was ten times more comfortable, much better seating and the ambience there for some reason felt much nicer. Personally, I think the decor and ambience had something to do with it. Overall, great table, great food, great drinks. We had a good time and will definitely go there again.
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  • Life in the bunker
    NG20VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Good food, good wine was let down by an over heated and noisy basement dining experience. Please make sure I am seated in the upstairs sections from now on.......
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  • Brilliant!!!
    Meathead
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I could not downgrade this Restaurant for a second!!! Everything about it was exceptional. Food, Service, Surroundings - Great!! Evi & Chris were extremely professional, they helped and provided us with every one of our requests. They really do cater for your needs. Superb!!
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    business meals, fit for foodies, group bookings, pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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  • Nice but pricey
    Rozda
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Me and wife dined here before we went to the theatre. Food was fantastic and reasonable with the steaks we chose priced around the mid £20's. However be warned as the wine was very expensive with the cheapest bottle was over £35. All in all a great place to eat just same about the alcohol prices. 😄
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    pre/post theatre, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gaucho, Piccadilly
    kaz53
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We have dined at the Gaucho, Piccadilly on previous occasions and the food and service have always been very good. The only negative thing I would say is that the music they play is really awful and too loud in my opinion. I have complained about this at the restaurant but was told that they cant change the music and lots of people complain about it!
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    business meals, fit for foodies, pre/post theatre, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SIMPLY THE BEST
    Agedbuthappy
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I must visit Gaucho about once every two months and it has never yet achieved anything but the best food, wine and service. I regularly recommend it to my friends.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, outdoor eating, special occasions
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  • Great steaks, noisy atmosphere
    Espenroi
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Went for a dinner with an old friend on a Thursday night. Got a table on the top floor, as requested. Very busy and our table was almost on top of our neighbours. So no room for private conversations. Trio of steaks were really perfect, but the sides and sauces a bit boring. Wine recommendation was great, and accompanied the meat in the best way. Our chocolate dessert with raspberry tasted only chocolate, and was too heavy. All in all, a nice encounter. ...but missed the details from last visit to make it perfect.
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    business meals, group bookings
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business Lunch
    AB23
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    great atmosphere, love the steak presentation! Brilliant wine selection to compiment meal
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    business meals, group bookings, special occasions
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  • Tuesday night dining
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    The food was amazing although the side dish portions were small and served lukewarm rather than hot. The service was not brilliant, although this night was very busy. The chateaubriand was not served with a sharper / carving knife, I had to ask and wait for one from the kitchen. I understand that ethos that the steaks don't need sharp knives but this was a large piece of meat and a sharper knife, or even better, to have it carved for us at the table would have been preferable. The waitress was friendly and quite knowledgeable about the steaks on offer although she was too familiar - calling clients 'sweetheart' and 'darling' was not appropriate for her age or the environment. The wine was excellent. The food was worth the cost.
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    group bookings, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    HonestyByG
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Majority of the staff wrletr excellent and friendly but there was one staff member you slightly ruined our experience - not accepting the cheesy bread rolls were solid instead of soft and slow with bringing condiments and forgetting out jug of tap water (asked numerous times). He showed no interest whatsoever and only when we were leaving! Regardless the food is amazing and lives up to every expectation everytime we dine at gaucho.
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    fit for foodies, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced
    16rl
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    The food was great but the prices of sides are ridiculous compared to their size. Also, the wine pricelist is out of this world. Nothing under 45 quid is just nut (most bottles are priced at 75 and up !!)
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  • Good with friends!
    chummers
    Dined on 4/10/2014
    We sat downstairs (I didn't know there was one!), which was dark and cosy, but I prefer the smartness of the upstairs restaurant). Pre-dinner drink service in the bar was a little slow, but not a huge problem as they held our table reservation for us whilst we finished our drinks. This is a warm buzzy place to meet friends, with no rush to leave the table. Food is on the expensive side, but I think the atmosphere compensates.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disapointed
    Mrrei
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Upon our arrival at gauchos, I was shocked at how dark it is in the restaurant, not to mention it took about 45 mins for someone to come over and ask what we would like to drink by this time we'd had enough and decided to go to another restaurant.
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  • For undemanding customers only
    Jannick
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Arrived on time, our table wasn't ready for us (like for everyone). We were kept waiting 30 min in a full area bar and 30 min again in the bar on third floor ! It is obviously a method to get you to buy drinks in the bar. Fortunately, the staff was helpful. We were finally seated on a good table. The food was thrown and we had to catch our plates ourselves as in a bad inn. The meat was good but not more. Wines are very over-priced. The chips with thyme were as good as those of fast food: very fat and without thyme but expensive ! It was my third time in Gaucho Picadilly but it was a disappointing experience. Then, it will be my last time. I let this place for undemanding customers...
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  • sibela
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    it was overall very good. Service, taste, ambience , introduction of the meats at the beginning. I will definitely come again when I visit London.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best steaks I've had
    Lynn
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    The steaks were cooked to perfection! The service was impeccable and all the waitstaff were very attentive. It was a bit dark on the top floor but other than that, an overall good experience.
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    outstanding value, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steak but the service......
    Quinny
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    It took half an hour to get drinks (admittedly later, the manager decided not to charge us for those first drinks) but really? The steaks are awesome, the wines are great and the decor lovely....
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  • Great -- Yet, NOT Argentine culture
    riverplate
    Dined on 30/9/2014
    Outstanding ambience, world class Argentine food and excellent service. That said, if you are expecting to go to "Gaucho" and feel like you were in the middle of Buenos Aires, Rosario, Cordoba, Mendoza, etc etc.... I'm afraid you are going to be disappointed. I was born and raised just across the river from Argentina (i.e. Uruguay) and was lucky enough to go to Argentina a number of times and have enjoyed many of their restaurants. The ambience in "Gaucho" is not like ANY of the restaurants I went in Argentina.
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  • Nice place to have a steak
    Denise30
    Dined on 28/9/2014
    The food was very good. Not that good value of money, though. For the same price, there are better places to go. The service was not good. Our waiter was always in a rush, and not very polite. She did not help us with what to order.
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  • A beautiful, luxurious restaurant
    Becky
    Dined on 28/9/2014
    I love the atmosphere here - the décor is dark and glamorous, with low lighting and house music quietly playing in the background. The service is very slick and the food is reasonably priced considering the high quality. Great wine list. I went with my parents on a Sunday night and it was completely full, but the tables are perfectly spaced so that you can have a private and relaxed meal. It's a really luxurious experience and I will definitely be back soon!
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    I would recommend this to a friend.