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El Gaucho - Argentinisches Restaurant

#70 of 1,746 Restaurants in Cologne
Certificate of Excellence
Altstadt-Süd
Steakhouse, Argentinean
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 13
    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
Best Steak! Nice wine!

If you are in Koln and searching for a nice steak,,, this is the place! They have a good wine that perfectly matched the food, staff was all friendly. The place is not quite spacious and a little noisy when crowded, but I'm sure you will enjoy the food more!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Nnette M
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

Everything was so good and felt so Argentinean.. Good steak and amazing atmosphere. Highly recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Amongst all the places I have been around the world, I must say that I never ate such a good meat in my life. The steak was so tender that you could even cut it without the need of a knife! The portion was quite good as well (400gr) very juicy and perfectly cooked. Good selection of wine and the... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This restaurant was absolutely delectable! We ordered an empanada for starters and then the steak with onions on top (the meat from the first section of meat on the menu) and a baked potato...needless to say that I finished every piece of food I had before me! To say that the steak was cooked to perfection and that it might... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

If you are in Koln and searching for a nice steak,,, this is the place! They have a good wine that perfectly matched the food, staff was all friendly. The place is not quite spacious and a little noisy when crowded, but I'm sure you will enjoy the food more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Best steak !¡!¡!¡ If you in koln do not miss this restaurant ! .. Not chip restaurant but it worth that ……………….………………………..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

During the fair we were looking for a good steak restaurant, they recommended the famous Argentina steaks. I was told that these steaks are one of the best. I ordered the big file steak that was the most expensive one and really expected it to be big 420g, but i got a average size mrdium steak,that wasnt even tender enough.... More 

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Netanya, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We came to cologne for an exabition, and after a long day of working we went to ate the best stake I ever ate. We took also side dishes that where good as well. The only thing I didn't like was the wine

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Wow - what a meal. I came here with three colleagues after work on a Thursday evening. One of us was running a bit late so those on time tried an appetizer. The Empanadas, Squid, Soup and mushrooms. All were appreciated as a gap filler, but were rubbish compared to the steak that followed. For the size of the steak,... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

El Gaucho at Barbarossaplatz in Cologne is maybe the best Steak in the city! Never had such a good steak like here. Friendly and authentic staff. Very busy throughout the week, but that gives the special atmosphere in this hidden restaurant. Nice and authentic interior and dining room. The meals are normally priced for the quality you get. A piece... More 

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Wakefield
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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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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: Steakhouse, Argentinean

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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