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Barbecoa

20 New Change Passage, London EC4M 9AG, England
020 3005 8555
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Ranked #1,759 of 17,295 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $42 - $64
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: The nearest Underground station is St Paul's on the Central Line (2 minute walk). Mansion House and Cannon Street stations on the District and Circle Lines are also within walking distance
Description: Jamie Oliver and American barbecue chef Adam Perry Lang have drawn on traditional cooking techniques from Britain and beyond to create Barbecoa restaurant - a celebration of the relationship between fire and food. Barbecoa will also have an in-house butchery selling quality British meat and cured meat products.
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Went on a busy Friday night and there was a good atmosphere, pretty loud but I was ok with that. It drowned out the drone of my boyfriend’s voice (joke). I booked the table for 20:45 but called and moved it to 21:15 as thought we may be late. Turns out we made it on time but as they moved... More

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took my family to celebrate my daughter's birthday Fantastic table overlooking a beautifully lit up St Paul's Cathedral, certainly won the wow factor from my daughter, her boyfrind and wfe Really good food, attentive staff and fantastic atmosphere, although menu a little limited if you are not a carnivore Quite expensive but all things considered a great evening

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Modern interior design with big windows overlooking at St.Paul's cathedral, tasty food for dinner and good wine; however a bad side of it is that as they are very busy the staff seem to be in a rush for you to leave once the food is finished, instead of giving you time to enjoy the wine and probably order something... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Lovely views of St Paul's - this is a very pleasant restaurant. Good decor, and a nice ambience on a Thursday lunchtime. Ribs 3 ways was ok but no better, my friend's T-bone was apparently excellent. Overall, I was a bit underwhelmed by the food, but perhaps had overly high expectations. I'll go again, but I feel that this is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Not cheap at all, and the wine mark ups seem high to me. And the starter portions (my crab in particulaar) are not generous. But the meat mains are superb. My rare fillet was flawless, and the accompanying bone marrow perfect. Service was good too.

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England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

What an experience. For all the wrong reasons. I booked to dine here to celebrate my other halves birthday, hence it was supposed to be a special night out. The setting and the restaurant itself is perfect. The food was well prepared and presented, with some good flavours coming through. HOWEVER. Our server had a weird attitude with us for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

This Jamie Oliver restaurant is upstairs in a shopping center. Diners overlook the surrounding area in a modern, fashionable setting. The menu is large here but most of the main entrees are meat oriented. The short ribs were quite good. Fabulous bread appetizers included sourdough, garlicky naan, and spicy shortbread that looked like no other. Sweet treat dessert platter was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Knowing it was Jamies restaurant i expected the food to be amazing. But sadly i don't think it was. It was actually ok. For the price you pay for id probably would've gone somewhere else to be honest. The service was good and the food wasn't too long. We had some starters which were good but had a weird salad.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our T-Bones arrived and everyone said "You aren't going to eat all of that are you?" Even I thought "NO WAY" but not a morsel was left, this has to have been the best steaks my husband and I have ever eaten and we've been to quite a few good steak restaurants all over the world. Table was a bit... More

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Leonding, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Given we had high expectations the food at those prices should be perfect. my scallop starter was great (and small), the scallop main good but my husbands 46 Pfund steak was cooked way too much and a rather thin cut - he ordered medium rare. At least the head waiter agreed and offered another one. I must say they even... More

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