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El Vaquero

#1,132 of 17,838 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
+44 20 8445 1882
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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
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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second visit to el vaquero in as many days. I had been on the Saturday and this was the Tuesday. We booked early as people were coming from far. Got in as the doors opened and spent the next 1 hr 45 mins gorging on the amazing meat. Despite having eaten there so recently, the selection of... More 

Thank Baldmeateater
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening here on Saturday the staff couldn't have been more attentive and the food was delicious. One small thing the deserts are a bit on the pricey side but all the rest is great value

Thank Dave A
London, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this place many times, and introduced many friends, including a Brazilian friend, who loved it - apart from the price she was used to back home! It is fair to say it is not a place for an unhurried meal where you can chat over each course and pace yourself, as the food just keeps coming!... More 

Thank BarryC2010
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants in North London. I have been invited for a dinner with group of friends. Service was very welcoming and enjoying what they were doing. As a big fan of grilled meat I would lie if I would not say it is one of top places in London for this kind of food

Thank dszadowsky
Harrow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

My first visit at El Vaquero Good meat I enjoyed my dinner Definitely come back Plenty variety of grilled meats Nice fevers cook properly Thanks

Thank Bartomeu M
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

2nd time we visited this year and had a great night on both occasions A lively atmosphere and great food Had the mixed buffet salad for starters then an endless supply of various meats all served on skewers by the waiters If you love all kind of meat you'll love this place One tip is make sure you don't over... More 

Thank mc65_11
Colchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

We found a friendly welcome on arrival and drinks served straight away. There was a good range of delicious salads and the meat kept coming!. We loved the chicken and the flavours it was served with and the chicken sausages. The slices of rump steak were also a favourite. An excellent meal with a good ambience.

Thank Parsnips24
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90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Make sure that you enter on an empty stomach.You will certainly not leave here hungry.Even for a meat restaurant the salad buffet is lovely and tasty with great selection.Nothing is a problem in this restaurant.Don't like medium or rare meat then no problem just mention it and it shall return cooked to your liking.The flavours on the meat here is... More 

Thank John N
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

El Vaquero is one of my fave restaurants, the food is amazing! Continuously having food brought over to your table, such a fun experience. Staff are very personable and do something special for you if its an occasion. Strongly recommend.

1 Thank Beth S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Situated in the quiet suburb of Whetstone is the understated Brazilian Grill, as you walk in you are warmly greeted by the staff who quickly show you to your table and patiently explain the the concept. You have a well stocked Buffet which offer other dishes as well as salads fresh cooked meats are taken directly from the charcoal to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $27
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8445 1882

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?