SAGARDI BASQUE COUNTRY CHEFS

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Sagardi Basque Country Chefs is a Basque Country restaurant based in the heart of the trendy neighbourhood of Shoreditch. Every day we offer a true Basque experience bringing the best products directly from the producer to the table. The best cuts of meat from northern Spain, fresh fish from Cornwall ports to roast on our Basque grill, seasonal vegetables from our own gardens and traditional Basque pintxos are key products representing our authentic cuisine.
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What 214 People Are Saying
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4.3
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MP
London
39 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Nice atmosphere for dinner

OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Sadly we were the only people in the restaurant so the staff were very attentive. Good was food.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was pretty good. Disappointed to see many of the wines were not available. Quite expensive.

e
London
6 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Overpriced unfortunately..
Service and ambience was good.
Cocktails were average

S
London
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience4

our waiter were struggling with very basic english phrases, which was extremely frustrating since this person had to call in a friend to give us a vermouth recommendation. I've had to order in spanish to get anything done correctly. For how extremely expensive it is, the food/value prop is not there. it has the service of a pinxto bar but the prices are a full on steak house. there are so many better things in london to experience, avoid this one if you can.

J
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food was great. The pintxos as we first arrived were really nice. The wine collection was big but not overwhelming and the staff were helpful in our decision of what to drink. Stayed all night and felt welcome. Will definitely come back.

OT
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I went there with my girlfriend and two friends a few days ago.Overall it was a great experience .Great atmosphere and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful.We ordered one of the salads with the raisins and walnut,the octopus and one of the steak recommended by the staff.Food was excellent,however I would like my steak more rare and cut a bit more thinner.Other than this everything else was spot on.

RW
London
5 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous valentines dinner with my wife. Staff were very welcoming and explained everything clearly. The atmosphere with the open cooking grill and meat locker was beautiful and the meal itself was fabulous. Look forward to going back there and Also visiting there sister restaurants around the world!

c
London
109 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

INCREDIBLE STEAK!

We went here for Valentines evening and it did not disappoint. The premium beef was tasty, you can pick the size and 750g was plenty for two.
For starters we can pan con tomato and morcilla. The bread was really crispy and hard, would not get that again, but the morcilla was wonderfully light yet flavoursome.
The red wine was one of the best red wines i have ever had. We will def be returning

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The service was perfect and attentive without being intrusive. The wine that was recommended was an excellent choice for the steak which was cooked perfectly.
My partner is very particular about her steak but she was very impressed with the seasoning and flavour. Tables for 2 are a little close together and their prime steak is not cheap but worth paying the extra for.

BS
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience1

One of the worst places I have ever been to! We waited a long time to be served, waited a long time for the food and when it finally arrived, the waiter forgot the Monkfish at the wait station for 10 minutes

N
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent... especially the meat!

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, it’s the second time we visit and never disappoints. They’re very accommodating with our big group and the food is excellent!

S
London
43 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good until it was time to pay the bill. Sat for 20 mins. waiting for it and then another 20 to bring the card machine. This happens in every single restaurant we go to around the world and is immensely irritating

J
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The service was excellent and very attentive. The food was good however it is vastly overpriced. I don't mind paying extra for special food, but this isn't that.

I also asked for the starters and mains to come out together since we were sharing and this is a tapas style restaurant afterall, but was told it couldn't because we needed a different knife for the steak, which is ridiculous (just bring me 2 knives), yet the steak was cut into pieces anyway.

I wouldn't say don't go here, the food is good, but I wouldn't hype about it a friend.

A
London
2 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Went for a date night with a steak fan- myself being pescetarian was hoping for a seafood feast. I’d recommend a visit for their signature dish- which is a steak, however the mussles dish came cold and potato wedges undercooked. Service very polite , however slightly too keen as to my taste- we’ve been approached so many times by the staff to ensure everything is fine it was impossible to run an personal conversation. Overall disappointing experience wouldnt go back unfortunately

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Excellent meat. Lousy potatoes.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience3

We were there for new year dinner. So lovely people, so kind! Basque, Spanish kindness and friendship.
Cheese cake was amazing! I do not eat red meat so I can not comment but my partner loved it so much!
Thank you guys. Hope Brexit will not effect you negatively.

SM
London
6 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Group dinner with work colleagues. The service was great we felt we were well taken care of, and the food was delicious.

OT
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, outstanding service and great wine recommendations. The staff really make this someplace special

DC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I’ve eaten here a few times now and each time the food and service has been great. The one watch out would be that they have a downstairs area for larger parties which I was steered towards after booking a table for 5. The downstairs area does lack a little bit of atmosphere compared to the ground floor and you can’t see the chefs at work as you would upstairs. If you’re a large party it would be fine as you’ll create your own fun. However a party of 5 sitting next to a large party may not enjoy it so much.

v
London
43 reviews
Dined on 25 November 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always a treat to eat here.

L
London
11 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Booked table for 5. 3 non meat eaters. They had run out of all fish and seafood except baked crab and a turbot. Would have liked sea bass or prawns etc

GR
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our experience at Sagardi was overall a very positive one. The ambiance is very trendy yet cozy with delightful staff. We had a few appetizers and shared a steak, which was well cooked and tender. I would recommend the restaurant if you are craving basque food for high prices but if you know the Spanish comparison well, it's just okay - high price for regular quality.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous food and service. We really like their ethos and the care they put into their cuisine and in looking after their customers.

MW
London
6 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Excellent Sunday lunch. Drinks service was initially very slow bit overall the service was got better the longer we were there

p
London
7 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience to go back, the beef is always the star of the show

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall4food3service3ambience5

The best part of the meal was steak,unfortunately the rest was basic.

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Siamo clienti in questo posto, torniamo spesso. Cibo buono, locale bello, personale gentile. In generale abbastanza costoso.

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