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Bife, London,

Bife

4.8
4.8
345 Reviews
£26 to £40
Steakhouse
Bife is a family-owned restaurant with passion for the best food and wine from Argentina.

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2 people

19:00


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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Tue–Fri 12:00–17:00 Dinner Tue–Sat 17:00–22:00

  • Phone number

    020 7650 7948

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Private party facilities

    Restaurant can be booked for private events

  • Private party contact

    JP: 020 7650 7948

  • Area

    Aldgate

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Aldgate East and Aldgate stations

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine

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What 345 people are saying

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4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

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  • London

    Steakhouse

  • City of London

    Best Overall

  • City of London

    Best Food

  • City of London

    Best Service

  • City of London

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 July 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Excellent food and wine and good service. Will definitely go again
  2. m

    michaelb

    Brighton

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 27 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    After two years a fab welcome by the team. Service excellent. Food as great as always. Now fully open its back on my list of favourites.
  3. LF

    LindaF

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 23 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Went as visiting London- group of 4! Such friendly and attentive staff! Food was fantastic! A definite gem! Thanks so much for having us! Truly enjoyed it!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great feed - amazing steak great service.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely love the food here, the chorizo and empanadas were the highlights. The steaks are amazing and cooked to your liking, felt very welcomed and looked after. It was my second visit, I’m definitely coming again.
  6. DW

    DanielleW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Impeccable service, delicious food, wonderful atmosphere and reasonably priced.
  7. R

    Rhys

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was absolutely amazing, best steak i've had hands down! Service was lovely, definitely recommend to people travelling to London.
  8. JR

    JoRobin

    Hertfordshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Booked for a Birthday and so glad we did. Food was incredible. The service was fast, informative and friendly. This is what eating out is all about so glad we chose this place to celebrate.
  9. OK

    OzzKing

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great friendly vibe and great food (although not for veggies!)
  10. SL

    SeldomLunches

    London

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 28 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    I dared to take a steak connoisseur to Bife off the back of one good experience and it lived up to expectation. Seriously tasty steaks and malbec a perfect accompaniment. This place is on top of its game.
  11. KL

    KatherineL

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and experience was amazing! Definitely we are going to come again.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    What a fantastic place to eat , I’ve been to Goodmans Hawksmoor Flat iron and any other Steak restaurant that you care to mention and this rates amongst the highest, great customer service great value a real real pleasure and I will be back very very soon
  13. PW

    PaulW

    Norfolk

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    Their Charcoal grill box is well worth trying. However next time ill try just a steak.
  14. BS

    BarryS

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 June 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Excellent food and service as always - Good place for a casual dinner and good value
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Manchester

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food, steak done to perfection. Service was also excellent. Will certainly go back.
  16. R

    Roberto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Great food and even better service. Only downside is that the music was way too loud so it was difficult to have a conversation without shouting. However with that said, i'll definitely be returning.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 May 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience5
    Food (and wine) is relatively reasonably priced and a friendlier and more down to earth atmosphere than the typical Hawksmoor, Gaucho etc. Service is friendly and portions and quality is good. I ordered a bavette but was brought a rump because they were out of stock. I thought it was poor not to have made this clear either on the menu or at the time of ordering (given it is a steakhouse with only five steaks on the menu). When the rump arrived, I pointed out that I hadn’t ordered it and was offered to choose an alternative steak, which I declined on the basis that we both already had our meals and wanted to eat together, not separately. Given the oversight, I would have expected at least a side or two (or possibly the incorrect steak itself) to be waived from the bill or a complimentary drink or dessert offered as a gesture of goodwill but instead we were charged in full. As such, I will not personally be returning, notwithstanding the otherwise faultless service.
  18. P

    Pete

    London

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Really good place and friendly staff. Steak was good quality and ambience very nice. Close to Liverpool Street.
  19. SB

    SarahB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic restaurant - staff very attentive would definitely recommend to all my friends and will 100% go again
  20. EM

    ElijahM

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    It was good, just that they didn’t have my steak.
  21. RO

    RubyO

    Essex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mazing and attentive staff. Great ambience, thank you fo much for the wonderful food and experience!
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kent

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and great staff. Lovely little restaurant
  23. LF

    LeoF

    Dorset

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 7 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food.... Loved the place excellent food and service
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely people, food was delicious and couldn’t ask more. Price very reasonable too!! Would defo recommend.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I’ve went with my mom for her birthday,everything was fantastic starting with the food (delicious) they have a great meet plus “las empanadas “ tasty!!! Ohhh and the cocktails was a 10/10 as well, and the staff its just amazing!! For sure we will repeat 🥰
  26. DB

    DavidB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An excellent venue for lovers of really good steaks. Friendly and attentive service. Thoroughly recommended.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 26 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love this place. Great staff. Great food. Great service.
  28. H

    Hamid

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service was amazing. Will be sure to come back.
  29. FQ

    FedericoQ

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome experience and we’ll definitely be back soon. Service was lovely, everyone warm and friendly. Food was also amazing, very rich flavours and enjoyed the classics Churrasco and Milanesa with chips. Puddings also we’re lush. Strongly recommend this place.
  30. AC

    AlejandroC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Arrived there earlier on Saturday 22 April at 20.30, and we were shown to our table promptly and in a welcoming way. Once seated, our waitress and waiter were lovely and made sure we had enough time to think our order and made great recommendations. Ended up ordering two beef empanadas (nana’s recipe) which were outstanding - only problem is we didn’t get more of them! Ordered the serves two beef grill box - absolutely incredible! Couldn’t finish it but almost. It was just so worth it. Asked for a nice wine to pair it with - Altura Malbec or Cabernet Sauvignon. Decided to order the latest and I can’t describe how beautiful they went together. After mains, we ordered a Nutella pancake with dulce de leche on the sides. Perfect ending touch to a great evening. Thank you Bife team, from our waitress to the General Manager - all of you are superstars! Will definitely recommend and come back soon as we are neighbours as the GM noticed.
  31. A

    Angeleyes

    Yorkshire

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 April 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Good staff, nice food. Steak cooked to my liking.
  32. PG

    PascalG

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 March 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Good steaks, cooked as required with an attentive service. Good place to go to.
  33. j

    jamesm

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 March 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The steaks are great and we had a fantastic welcome from staff. Thoroughly recomended.
  34. M

    Michael

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 March 2022

    overall4food5service2ambience3
    Food is nice, good steak and the accompaniments are also tasty. It was a busy evening but not outrageously so but I felt service (added automatically at 12.5%) was mediocre at best. So much so we were going to have a second drink but decided to go home instead as we could not get service. Nice enough but for the price I think Ill try somewhere else next time.
  35. MA

    MATTHEWC

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 March 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great team serving you and the food is excellent.
  36. AC

    ACG65

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 March 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Our waiter Juan was very nice, his wine recommendations was lovely, the food was delicious steak tata and melted cheese for starters and the grill selection for two. Good size portions we definitely will go back
  37. BR

    BruceR

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 March 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Food slightly disappointing. Having lived in Argentina and enjoyed the exceptional local steaks perhaps my expectations were unreasonably high however, in mitigation for Bife, relative to other restaurants in the City the food is still very good. Service and atmosphere also wonderful. Would recommend.
  38. S

    Sophie

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Bife was an excellent meal out. The food was really high quality, served quickly and well priced. The staff were lovely and welcoming, offering recommendations when asked and very efficient on a busy Saturday night. A great selection of Argentinian food and an enjoyable cocktail menu plus a nicely curated wine list. We’ll definitely be making a return visit!
  39. IJ

    IzaJ

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 March 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    First time here for dinner. Staff very friendly and helpful. Good food, would recommend. Explained where the steaks came from and how cows were reared. Couldn't have been more obliging.
  40. J

    Julian

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 March 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent Argentinian food. Really good attention from everyone

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Bife does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Bife is rated 4.8 stars by 345 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Order delivery or takeout

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Google Map for Bife

40-42 Middlesex Street, London, E1 7EX

Additional information

  • Area

    Aldgate

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch Tue–Fri 12:00–17:00 Dinner Tue–Sat 17:00–22:00

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Public Transit

    Aldgate East and Aldgate stations

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Wine

  • Phone number

    020 7650 7948

  • Private party facilities

    Restaurant can be booked for private events

  • Private party contact

    JP: 020 7650 7948

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