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“Excellent meal” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Butcher Boys Umhlanga

Butcher Boys Umhlanga
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, Grill
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Good for: Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bar Ba Coa is a celebration of the age old relationship between fire and food. Traditionally Barbacoa is a form of cooking meat over hot coals or fire and was widely practiced by the Gauchos of Argentina. Meat prepared this way is traditionally eaten with Chimichurri (chimi - chur - ri) sauce, a delicious combination of olive oil, parsley, garlic, origanum, white wine vinegar, and sweet red pepper flakes.
Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us. The service was excellent and our steaks were delicious. The food is a bit pricey but well worth it.

Visited October 2012
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Mark S, Public Relations Manager at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this review, February 10, 2013
@Meryl A Thank you for your feedback. Please visit BarBaCoa again soon.
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Go, Bar Ba Coa”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

If red meat is your delight then Bar Ba Coa Argentinian is just the place for you: a select but exciting menu. Fabulous cuts, beautifully prepared and served. A must.

Visited August 2012
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Mark S, Public Relations Manager at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this review, February 10, 2013
@Desiree1977 Thank you for your positive feedback. Please visit BarBaCoa again soon.
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Manzini, Swaziland
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

Visited the place twice. Their food is good and very friendly service. The only let down is having to wait a long time to get a table. On the first night we had to wait over thirty minutes before we could get a table since we had not made a booking. Second time we made a booking but still had to queue for sometime before we could get a table.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Nkosinathie
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Mark S, Public Relations Manager at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this review, February 10, 2013
@Nkosinathie Thank you for your feedback. We will take this into consideration. Please visit BarBaCoa again soon.
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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Bar Ba Coa”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2012

This is fairly new, but a welcome addition to the Umhlanga dining repertoire. Lots of steak (obviously), or chicken, some great fish dishes including tuna capriccio and all with tasty sauces - monkey gland, etc.. odd but delicious. I love Argentinian dining, mainly for the unfussiness of it all - meet, salad, sauce, bread - what could be better? Ohh fabulous wines, of course.. if you like genuine Argentinian though, do NOT order their chimichurri...not good.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Ofneph
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Mark S, Public Relations Manager at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this review, February 10, 2013
@Ofneph Thank you for your feedback. We will take this into consideration. Please visit BarBaCoa again soon.
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Cairo
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Trendy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

Went to this restaurant based on tripadvisor reviews, and were not disappointed at all! the place is trendy and alive, and the food is great!

Visited June 2012
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Mark S, Public Relations Manager at Butcher Boys Umhlanga, responded to this review, February 10, 2013
@Bahdounes Thank you for your positive feedback. Please visit BarBaCoa again soon.
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