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El Vaquero

#1,224 of 18,452 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Brazilian, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
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1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
0208 445 1882
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12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Buffet, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing food and so much of it!!!!!!!

One of my favourite restaurants where the food is consistently amazing. Meat tender and it just keeps on coming. Service excellent. My only criticism is that I always over eat as I just can't resist the delicious hot food that constantly comes to our table.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Andrea S
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favourite restaurants where the food is consistently amazing. Meat tender and it just keeps on coming. Service excellent. My only criticism is that I always over eat as I just can't resist the delicious hot food that constantly comes to our table.

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Thank Andrea S
London
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236 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to the Whetstone Branch and couldn't find any fault with the meal. We were a group of 8 very hungry guys at the start of the meal, and left full and completely satisfied. All the meat and salad is top quality here. In particular, the teriyaki chicken and spicy lamb stood out, and the cabbage... More 

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Thank Goop2709
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb restaurant. Great value for money. Waiters are friendly and engage with you. Meat is delicious and just keeps coming!!!

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Thank Justin S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere on arrival. Great salad selection. Service swift and courteous if you can Instantly reply yes or no to meat as it's brought to the table otherwise you'll miss it, although it is brought to your table often with your light turned on. Food was very good, however having a baby's nappy changed at a vacant table next to... More 

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London
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was last here about 3 years ago. A great place to eat and an entirely different style. Eat as much as you like, they keep serving you as long as your "traffic light" is green. Have a break and start again. Great atmosphere and good wines

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Thank ivor123
Enfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my partner. Arrived without a booking on a Friday night and even though the place was packed they managed to squeeze us in. very accommodating. would definitely recommend and will be returning again ourselves.

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Thank Nicola B
Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this place about five times and is truly the best place if you love meat. If have never been you need book and there can be time restrictions depending when you go. The waiters come around with screwers of meat from different parts of the world mostly from South America . On your table you also... More 

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Thank andy2120
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my first visit here! With friends, a meat heaven dinner. Some lovely salads and extras I might add at the salad bar. It's spacious. The food cooked fantastically. We weren't rushed, the food was plentiful, good quality meats. I look forward to returning!

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Thank James D
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Was going great until one of the waiters kept hounding my girl friend, constantly coming up to us bring a pain, won't go here again, never get this at mill hill

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Thank stt1972
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Had a fun evening last night (New Year's Day) with family at this local Argentinian restaurant. Food was delicious, especially the self-service salads and the teriyaki chicken (the meats are served at your table from large skewers and keep coming until you say you've had enough). The service was really good too.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 0208 445 1882

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 32
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?