Macellaio RC Northcote Road

4.5
72 reviews
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Italian
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  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
Welcome to our MACELLAIO RC, kingdom of the Italian Fassona beef and the first butchery-restaurant opened in London. Macellaio RC of Northcote Road is the fourth chapter of our company. We offer only products of excellence from the best Italian companies such as Fassona beef, charcuterie, delicious cheeses and a quite extensive selection of Italian wines. When selecting them, we want to praise not only the product itself but -above all- the work of the artisans workers that are behind them. The beef selection takes place from small farms located between Monforte d'Alba, Serralunga, Roddi and Alba, where each animal is treated with respect. And our façon d-être, of course, the typical Italian way: a warn familiar greeting the willingness to provide the best service, like when entering in an old Trattorie of 'Bel Paese'… Welcome and feel like home!
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H
London
16 reviews
Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome steaks!

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AR
London
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was beyond my expectations!
Starters were delicious (carpaccio and bruschetta) and the fiorentina superb. Very good selection of wine too and yummy tiramisu!

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HW
London
1 review
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best steak of my life! Very friendly staff and would definitely go back!

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E
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Wine far too expensive, even the house wine

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

My only complaint is that it was super hot in there!

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CA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Go for Imperiale to share with somebody and then a main. House Red wine is a delicious merlot that is a perfect combo!

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F
London
11 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely brilliant. Amazing steak, great service, superb wine. On our list to return regularly!

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OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Incredibly fresh and delicious food at amazing value. Service was fantastic and catered well to my coeliac needs. Only flaw I can point out was the music didn’t suit the venue one bit. Pop hits including Britney Spears and ghost busters really didn’t compliment the restaurant ambience.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food was grand. The steak is Hawksmoor standard. Melt in the mouth perfection. Friendly staff. Went on a Monday night so kinda empty so would love to come back and see the tables filled. I'd recomend.

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s
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Lovely meal, but pricey if you choose the meat. Staff were nice, but bit slow in preparing cocktails.

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RF
London
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

The Fassona meat is outstanding. Sadly it comes at a price.

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T
London
34 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food thanks to simple but great quality ingredients. Good service, cosy and full despite snow outside- definitely recommend.

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AS
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

After being recommended by neighbours I was curious about our evening. I shouldn’t have worried . The staff were friendly and professional .
Menu was interesting
Food was amazing . We over ordered but will definitely be going back .
Local winner !

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WS
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really excellent. Great food at reasonable price. Good wine too.

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LC
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First time going to their Clapham restaurant. Great food and service.

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AS
London
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic steak! 2x 800g on the bone cuts between 4 guys!! Great way to spend an evening!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is rapidly becoming our favourite spot for a great steak, the “Battuta” steak tartar with Gorgonzola and balsamic is divine as is the “Midollo” roast marrow bone with tartar as starters ( munch the Lardo Bruschetta whilst checking the menu) a 700gr costata is perfect for two and finish off with the “latte dolce fritto”, all washed down with a bottle of great Italian red from the list and you’ll be back. Front of house is run wonderfully by the lovely Christina who is extremely professional for her young age.
Definitely a place to visit.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food

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KE
1 review
Dined on 17 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing if your happy to pay for a decent steak! Also good smaller options if you can't quite do a full T-bone.

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C
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really impressed with my first visit and will definitely be returning. The butcher counter at the front of the restaurant is a nice touch and the steak was amazing and yet very reasonably priced. Great wine selection too!

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ES
London
19 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is the 3rd time I have eaten at Macellaio and each time it has been absolutely superb. I also went on the butchery course which I can recommend to anyone who wants to know more about beef.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 10 February 2018
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 2

Table not ready so we were passed to the bar, that wasn’t staffed.

Strange newspaper / menu set up.

Repeated attempts to make everyone club together for big steak, which nobody wanted.

Bizarre ritual of stabbing steak knives into wooden table, is that hygienic? Food served on board with tile, again is this hygienic?

Drink order took a while, had to remind about single white wine order, then terrible upsell attempt on 2nd bottle of red.

Food itself unremarkable for “specialty” steak house. As regulars of the Gaucho / Hawksmoor etc in town, we’ll stick to those inst ad of staying local.

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OT
London
9 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Tasty food, good service.

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MV
London
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great italian meat, service is impeccable and the environment is amazing

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P
London
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2018
Overall 2food 4service 3ambience 3

They serve great steak. However the sides are extremely small and wine is pricey compared with other restaurants on the road. The whole experience was let down by portion size. Would I go again, no I would go to Foxlow in a heartbeat.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were both excellent with good recommendations of what to try . We will be back :)

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M
London
7 reviews
Dined on 20 January 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very good meat, I think the best Fiorentina i ever had in London.
Wine very good too but highly priced.
I definitely recommend for meat, the best ever tried.

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A
London
72 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Really great service and atmosphere and the wine and the steak course were excellent. The menu is, of course, meat heavy so there are not many other options.

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P
London
37 reviews
Dined on 1 January 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great steaks and very good value for Northcore Rd area. Very good service too.

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Oxford
1 review
Dined on 9 December 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 1

Everything was amazing but the clientele! Loud locals who really ruined the authentic Italian

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always. Very happy to have Macellaio in the neighborhood, as it saves us having to trek for amazingly good meat.

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M
London
10 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2017
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Noisy restaurant. Food was good but portions were extremely small. Would not go back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just the latest in Roberto Costa’s group of wonderful restaurants, centred on the great Fassona beef, simple yet inventive dishes using quality ingredients with a touch of genius.
A great, well thought out, wine list and a Sommelier happy to discuss food and wine matching with the clients.
Wonderful service in a cosy set up, extremely good value for money.

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HB
London
5 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first time we came to this restaurant. The food was absolutely delicious. My friend loves his red wines and he was very impressed with the wine list. Great recommendations helped for a great evening! Staff was very attentive with a great smile. We definitely will return very soon!

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London
6 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Just one sentence.... “Best steaks in London” I love Macellaio❤️❤️❤️❤️

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P
London
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We were treated like Kings by all of the extremely charming and attentive staff. The food was immaculate. Would thoroughly recommend for any occasion.

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DP
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent! The meat is incredible and the ambience rather sophisticated.

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M
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had been to the Exmouth market branch and had loved it so thought I’d go to the Northcote Road and it was delicious. Lovely tartare and stracciatella to start followed by linguine and tiramisù! We had this will a lovely Chianti wine which was amazing. Professional and warm service. Would definitely recommend this ristaurant for a date night, friends or family evening.

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C
London
4 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best steak in South London and super friendly service.
Ill be back!

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J
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is always amazing at this place. If you want a great cut of meat, this is the place to go.
The wine list is excellent and the staff very friendly.

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