|Venue name:||El Gaucho||Contact:|
Chelsea Farmers' Market
|Cross street:||125 Sydney Street|
|Opening hours:||Meals served noon-7pm daily.|
|Transport:||Tube: Sloane Square or South Kensington tube|
|Price:||Main courses £11.90-£16.90.|
Nice enough, was eating on a special offer for two and perhaps the management had brought in special low cost steaks as the famed Argentinian beef flavour was a bit lacking. Half the order was seasoned and s cooked well as requested. The other half of the order was tough, flavourless, dry and over cooked. House wine acceptable and inoffensive, mixed salad crisp and nicely offsetting unremarkable chips. Home made Chimichurry sauce was the star, bay and oregano herd and oily rich. Service was also half and half: an initial greeting brusque alsomost to the point of surly, but later attentions pleasant. A bit disappointing and not in a hurry to rush back especially as the small size and lack of air con meant we took the chip fat smell home with us, for a sense memory too far.