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1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
0208 445 1882
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Ranked #1,327 of 17,944 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $34
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
Cuisines: Argentinean, Barbecue, Brazilian, South American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a great place to go if your starving hungry, and want good food in abundance! The variety of chicken skewers were amazing with spices like paprica, lemon and coriander and teriyaki glazed. Thers also loads of steaks and an impressive salad bar

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Slap the green button and don't touch the chips! Wave after wave of fantastic meats await you. This place is faultless, great service, fantastic food, good location and consistent! Going again for my birthday and always recommend to friends and family.

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Essex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited this restaurant Saturday with friends that have visited before and knew the form. It is an eat all you can eat restaurant where the Vaquero (cowboy) carves the meat at your table from a large skewer. All types of excellent meat cooked on the BBQ. Also a salad bar with all types of very fresh and different salads,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I went to El Vaquero for a birthday dinner with family recently. All in all, it was an enjoyable experience. The meat was really good (personal favourite was the chicken with paprika and garlic), although I was expecting a bit more variety (i.e. slightly stranger meats on offer too). The reception was friendly, and the atmosphere was buzzing. If you... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening here last week. The "concept" is straight forward. There's a salad buffet and then roaming skewers of meat for you to have sliced at your table. We had four different types of beef, some remarkably good chicken sausages, lamb, chicken and hearts. As the meat is sliced for you, you decide how rare and... More 

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sheffield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

There had been an intial mix up with the ordering of our requirements ! (please note 24 hour notice is required when ordering Fish ) .When we arrived the manager explained that he would be unable to supply a fish dish . He explained and apologised for the misunderstanding and offered an alternative meal . We were happy with his... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a place to go! Good value service is next to none. Food is fantastic. We love this place. It is for meat eaters so bare that mind. I highly recommend. We have been going there for the last few years. You will not be disappointed. DO NOT eat before you go miss lunch and have a great dinner.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have been here a few times. There have been some niggly problems previously such as slow drinks service, adding a charge for bringing out a cake etc but generally always happy with the food and feel of the place. Went for my partners birthday this time, service was good, a little slow but there was a very large table... More 

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essex
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We visited this restaurant for a Birthday meal. The restaurant itself looks very nice from the outside, bright and modern. We were greeted on entry and made to feel very welcome. The service was great and the waiters polite and helpful. The all you can eat hot and cold buffet was fresh with lots of choice. The meat is brought... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Nice restaurant to visit where you serve your self the starter from a centre buffet and then the main course is delivered with delicious food from Shwarma or Steak,Chicken plenty to chose from and brought out frequently. The service is very good and the price for the food is competitive. This is a fun place to visit with a group... 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: Argentinean, Barbecue, Brazilian, South American

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