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El Gaucho - Argentinisches Restaurant

Altstadt-Süd
Argentinean, Steakhouse
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Barbarossplatz 4a, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
(0)221 246797
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6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Steak

Come here every time we come to cologne. Great steaks and very conveniently placed next to the Ibis Styles hotel.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Havebabywilltravel71
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Wakefield
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Wakefield
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Come here every time we come to cologne. Great steaks and very conveniently placed next to the Ibis Styles hotel.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

One of the best steaks I've ever eaten in a very busy, interesting little restaurant. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

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Zabbar, Malta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Genuine Argentinian steak served by friendly staff. Early reservation recommended as restaurant is busy throughout the week.

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Cologne, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I am a regular visitor of this restaurant and a native of Cologne. If you want to eat steaks, then El Gaucho is your place in Cologne. No other steak house is better in Cologne. Just take into account, that this restaurant is not suitable for large groups (6+). Otherwise everything is recommendable.

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Hawkwell
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I do not often choose a steak dinner when I am staying in Cologne but when I do El Gaucho is my restaurant of choice. I had a medium rare fillet steak with french fries which was simply excellent. You can order other side dishes such as jacket potato or corn on the cob. The prices are reasonable for the... More 

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Tiete, SP
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great taste and prepare. Good point and roasted potato with soar cream. Not cheap but good value for the money considering the type of food.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I had the fillet medium rare, and my travelling companion had the fillet well done and we both had the best steak experience ever, my fillet was enormous and cooked to perfection, I recommend anybody taking a stay in Cologne to seek out this restaurant and take a steak experience.

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Herning, Denmark
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I have been there before I like their food, but this time was aweful! We had reservation for 21:00 got our table 20 min. later after waiting outside in the cold weather. Then we didn't get our food before 23:20. The service was incredible bad or not present. They kept lying to us that the food was 10-15 min. away.... More 

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Bucharest
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97 reviews 97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Nice place, friendly team, good menu offer but I was expecting better steak quality because we went there to order some nice steaks.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We visited 2 night running an June last year. I have just booked for 2 more evenings in May this year. These guys just get it right! I never review anything usually. However, i have seen some negative comments and needed to state my/our companies opinion.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Barbarossplatz 4a, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Süd
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt-Süd
  • Phone Number: (0)221 246797

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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