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20 New Change Passage, London EC4M 9AG, England
020 3005 8555
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Ranked #2,158 of 18,011 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $62
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse
City of London
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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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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Certainly the place to go if you love your meat. The service (apart from the bar) was 1st class. Will definitely be going back again. Great views of St Paul's Cathedral too (the icing on the cake)!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

My fiancè and I had high hopes for Barbecoa after looking at their menu and their emphasis on the quality and cooking of their meat. To start with the restaurant was far too cramped and therefore very noisy! The service overall was very slow, we had to wait over an hour between our starter and main course. This would have... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great setting , amazing views of St Paul's at night. Friendly , helpful staff. Acoustically very noisy. Not suitable for quiet , romantic chat. Sorry Jamie but you would not have been happy with the food The airconditioning is strong ( probably because of bbq smoke) all the food was cool . My rump steak was chewy so I sent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Barbecoa is a strange restaurant, full of contradiction. It is themed around meat but does not offer much for a meat lover. It is styled around delicious pauper cuisine but gourmet portions force you to pad out the meal with decadent French sides. For a better experience you are better off going to MASH, Hawksmoor or Goodman. The location of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Was taken here by a supplier for a Christmas meal. The food was lovely however was probably a little on the pricey side for what you actually got bearing in mind that everything was shared. Would certainly return though as the food was great.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

First ever visit in late November and really enjoyed it. It sort of fringes on fine dining and the prices reflect this. The starters were sizeable and tasty as were the steaks. Service was very good throughout and the wind list was extensive. We had a central table with a great view of St Paul's. Very enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Try the rib eye for 2 - it was fantastic and one of the best steaks I've ever tasted. Good view of St Paul's and the city lunchtime vibe adds to the atmosphere. Would definitely go back.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went here this evening for a Christmas party. Drinks ok, food ok, service- excellent. We pre-ordered a £50 per head set menu given the size of our group. I had calamari to start, very nice. Steak main which was overcooked and varied greatly in size in comparison to the others in our group. Dessert was some sort of brownie which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Went here the other day for lunch and was looking forward to it. It's in a great location with great views of St Pauls. The service was excellent and a great knowledge of their wines. But and it's a big but, the food was poor. I had Devon crab to start which was pretty unimpressive and sirlon for main. As... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have to admit to having been to Barbecoa before and not being overly impressed, however, I was invited by a contractor and decided to give is another go. Things didn’t start well; we turned up 10 minutes before our reservation only to be advised that they were “running late” and that they were not ready for us – and... More 

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Additional Information about Barbecoa

Address: 20 New Change Passage, London EC4M 9AG, England
Phone Number: 020 3005 8555
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 62
Cuisine: Barbecue, Steakhouse

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