The Bull Steak Expert

4.6
702 reviews
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Argentinian
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  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasions
The Bull Steak Expert is a boutique restaurant created to celebrate 5 decades of passion & inner talent for the art of grilling from the Master Griller Daniel Veron.
Set on 2 floors on the charming Red Lion Street in Holborn, we offer a cosy & relaxed atmosphere with warm & attentive service.
With the finest ingredients cooked on our own custom made grill you can enjoy our authentic Argentine cuisine.
To compliment we have tailored a very special selection of great wines from The New & Old World.
"The Bull Steak Expert,an experience to remember"
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Norfolk
1 review
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect deliciously cooked in every way and the wine was perfect too.

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KS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A very nice restaurant where the stakes were top class and the service fantastic. I would highly recommend this place and it won't break the bank.

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D
London
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

One of the best places for steak in central London. Quality of meat is really high. Just bear in mind it is not the cheapest of places.

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FB
London
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The meal was amazing one of steaks ever had Malbec wine excellent also
Can’t wait to return

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M
London
1 review
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best steaks I have ever tried in my life. My favourite in London. Not any worse than what they serve in Argentina. Highly recommend.

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S
London
9 reviews
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service

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MI
London
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service, the quality of the meat is exceptional. The way is cooked gives an excellent taste.
The supervisor is a Argentinian woman, positive and proud of her restaurant.
The range of wines from Argentina are also wide and quality wise very good.
A little expensive..

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LJ
Wales
8 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best steak ever, very good service and atmosphere .

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SP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to have a lunch meeting. Good quality food and great value.

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B
Stuttgart Area
2 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Kurzfristige Reservierung war kein Problem. Toller und sympathischer Service, super Fleischqualität; der Lobster war ein Tacken zu trocken-kann mal passieren. Alles in allem würden wir wieder hingehen.

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C
London
5 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a return visit and was just as enjoyable as on previous occasions-

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L
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

London weekend getaway with my love.

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RC
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We thought we could escape the noise by going downstairs but a group of 4 at a nearby table made things difficult. Overall, food and service excellent - free beef/bread for starters was lovely.

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ND
London
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Delicious food and a pleasant atmosphere. The desserts (a cheesecake and sticky toffee pudding,) were average but the starters and mains were great. The 12.5% service charge was a little steep considering we were a party of two. More than happy to tip at the Bull Steak but felt this amount was disproportionate.

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AB
London
5 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 2

We had rather disappointing experience due to lack of service, worst steak tar tar that was blended and we happened to have drink added twice on the bill, which was unacceptable. They have taken the service charge off though to be fair.

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D
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

First class meat understated ambiance homly feeling

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S
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow! Everything was perfect. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was simply exceptional. Thanks for a really great evening.

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M
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

3rd visit, steak is always perfectly cooked. Lovely little restaurant. You’ll struggle to find a better steak.

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DM
London
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Amazing steak and on-the-side goodies, all cooked to perfection, in a lovely and authentic environment.

Hosts and staff helpful and friendly, giving you space and time to relax and enjoy the company.

A special place, perfect for special occasions.

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OT
17 reviews
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Service was slow and inconsistent. The meat was well seasoned and prepared properly.

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CO
Nashville
15 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is unbelievable! We’ve eaten there during three different trips to London. It gets better every time. Great steaks; great sauces; great sides; great salads; great wines - all for a great value. The staff is even better than the food. If you have any questions on menu, they will steer you right.

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M
London
4 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

A good steak restaurant. Food was very good, unfortunately the wine was served cold. Though a nice location, the restaurant lacked a buzz: maybe something to do with not being very busy or the decor which is uninspiring. Overall, a good meal, friendly service but not quite top notch.

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E
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

great food - especially steaks, nice service - enjoyable

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SG
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Group dinner was amazing. Service was outstanding with very attentive servers. Steaks were authentic and cooked to perfection. Will definitely recommend to a friend and definitely come back again. Excellent!!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Very friendly staff with great service. Really good food. Small cozy space but got filled and noisy toward end of meal. Looking forward to going back.

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MS
London
5 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Beautifully cooked steak, good choice of wines and speedy service. I took clients here for a business lunch and almost everything was exceptional aside from one extremely rude waitress. If this was my restaurant I wouldn't want someone that unprofessional working for my company. Such a shame that instead of remembering how good the food was she was the topic of the afternoon!

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G
London
8 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

They give you an amuse bouche which was delicious. We both ordered ribeye steak & it was melt in your mouth delicious. We also had sweet potato fries that were slightly over-salted but nice all the same.the spinach portion seemed slightly small but again we tasty. We had Dolche de leche cheese cake which again lovely & the right portion size. Only the fruit on the side tasted oniony or garlickynot too sure but made my daughter not eat the fruit. I ordered a cocktail & at £11.00 wasn’t really anything to write home about. I would go for the steak as it was much tastier than Goucho and on par with Hawksmoor. Was pretty good but a few tweaks it would be A*!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent steak. Very well prepared and cooked.

Small quiet restaurant

Perfect for business lunch

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SD
London
4 reviews
Dined on 3 December 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Thé restaurant was closed

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ES
London
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

By far, one of the best Steak restaurant's in London. Every item on the menu is as good as the next.

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RS
London
5 reviews
Dined on 27 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always, I’ve eaten here 3 times in as many weeks, I always go for the 600g Tira de Ancho cooked medium.

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DC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great authentic little eatery. Steaks and sides are all cooked well. Wine list leans towards Malbec’s as you might expect but all reasonably priced. Following a recommendation I went with a Patagonian Malbec which was was nicely balanced and not too big . I preferred the ambience upstairs versus downstairs however downstairs was also fine.

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XB
London
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Excellent meat and good wine. A typical Argentinian restaurant.
Went there with my wife and we enjoyed it a lot

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RG
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was fantastic!

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F
London
44 reviews
Dined on 21 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Regular steak place, always great quality steak, good service at awesome value.

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SJ
Berlin
1 review
Dined on 19 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We visit the bull every time we’re in London. It has been one of my favourite restaurants for years, and still is. You’ll never ever get disappointed about your steak. It’s like there’s a guarantee it’ll melt in your mouth, regardless of what you choose.

It’s just four stars this time, since now there’s an 12% service charge. It’s a common thing, I know. I still do prefer my own choice of tipping or not, and the amount- depending on the experience and service.
Also the chips were undercooked and the redwine was under temperature, it’s minor details thinking of the forever quality of the meat, but still counts to the overall experience.

We’ll be back next time visiting London.

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SP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Used it for a business meeting. Was a little unsure when I booked, but turned out to be better than I had expected. Good service, great food and a good place to have a business lunch.

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RP
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A very nice meal for a reasonable price. Steaks were cooked to perfection (medium and medium rare) and were very tasty. The one steak could have been a bit warmer when served but otherwise a really enjoyable dinner.

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KD
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Booked before a show at the Savoy Theatre so very quiet, but worked well for a quiet conversation.

Sausage platter to start was excellent
Churrasco de cuadril rump steak (400g) was excellent
Ribeye cracked pepper (400g) was good but very fatty in places

Overall a very good meal, would visit again.

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OD
Norfolk
32 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

A small restaurant with serious steaks at serious prices. The same goes for the wine list, which is basically 6 pages of Malbec. Good, professional service. Not atmospheric, but fine for impressing business associates who are carnivores. Our bill for three was £280.

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