Please note, El Gaucho is now closed. Time Out Food & Drink editors, March 2016.
This Chelsea branch is one of two in El Gauchos in London - there's another down the road in South Ken. As the name suggests, it's all about Argentinean steakhouse fare, with vacuum packed cuts of Pampas beef imported every week.
And it's those steaks that prove most popular here. Various sizes of rump, rib-eye and sirloin are available on their own, 'a caballo' (topped with two fried eggs) or 'completo' (with two eggs, crispy bacon, grilled tomato and fries). The menu also features empanadas, provoleta, morcilla and tira de asado - grilled spare ribs of beef imported from Spain.
Wine plays a prominent part, too. The (exclusively-Argentinean) list is heavy on the reds but whites also feature. Sangria, Pimm's and beers including Quilmes, Corona, San Miguel and Alhambra continue the Latin feel.
|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.|
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