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El Vaquero

#2,069 of 17,558 Restaurants in London
#2,221 of 18,482 Places to Eat 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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6:00 pm - 11:30 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, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
We Loved It But !!!

We Loved this restaurant from start to finish, We chose to go at 5pm and the restaurant was not so busy so the waiters have more time for you. We were treating our son to a birthday meal and as soon as we entered, the waiters asked us if we were celebrating anything and we told them it was our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
PAJ12345
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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Enfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We Loved this restaurant from start to finish, We chose to go at 5pm and the restaurant was not so busy so the waiters have more time for you. We were treating our son to a birthday meal and as soon as we entered, the waiters asked us if we were celebrating anything and we told them it was our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

was looking forward to a great helping of quality meat in various forms having previously eaten south american food at Gaucho etc. -what a let down -. the beef was very poor and tasteless the lamb leg suffered a similar fate.the only relatively tasty food on a skewer was the chicken in lemon. the other skewed food were various sausages... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited to try the 'skewer at the table' concept. The meats and salad bar were fine and a treat for big appetites but the tables weren't comfortable and noise levels made it hard to chat at times. Made the mistake of booking an earlier table which had to be vacated after 1 3/4 hrs. Our cab was running 10... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My family and I have been planning to go to this restaurant for almost 3 years and finally got to eat here this year for my sister's 25th birthday. In terms of FOOD, the selection of salad buffet was pretty nice and healthy although the soaghetti pasta could be a little bit less soggy. I had the fish grill buffet... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Not for me really. The food was perfectly good, service fine, setting ok. Had not visited before and can see the appeal, but if it's your kind of thing make sure you pace yourself (and avoid stocking up on the unlimited salad before the meat arrives). Best for those with the discipline to pace themselves!

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was the first time I had been to this type of restaurant. I had often passed by this restaurant and had always wanted to try it. My son asked what I wanted for Father's Day so I said I would like to. Go to this restaurant. So last Thursday 2/07/15 My wife , son and myself booked for 8.15... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I'm very please with service in this restaurant & food choice. Staff makes you feel very welcome & special. Highly recommend. Went to many Rodizios, but this is trally great. Quality & choicd of meat is the best. No need to wait or requesr, staff will take care of you very well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was our third visit this year to this great restaurant, value for the price, As usual very friendly staff, the food kept on coming We took Friends from Australia last year, they still talk about the visit when we Skype

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London, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

A party of 4 of us visited here Saturday evening. Having visited an Argentinian restaurant in Tenerife several times which is run along the same lines of self-service salad/vegetable buffet with meat brought to and carved at the table I was looking forward to our meal. Unfortunately we were rather disappointed because the food was not up to the standard... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We came here for a family birthday and I think I was one of the few people in our party who hadn't been here or to this type of restaurant before. I loved it! For approx £24 you get a buffet of hot and cold accompaniments (salads, vegetables, sauces, rice) and as much barbecued meat as you can manage. Booking... More 

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Additional Information about El Vaquero

Address: 1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
Phone Number: 0208 445 1882
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 34
Cuisine: Brazilian, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American

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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 20 - 34
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?