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El Vaquero

#1,217 of 17,544 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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1108~1111 High Road | Whetstone, London N20 0PT, England
+44 20 8445 1882
18:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 18:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 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 

Thank Olympia K
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I love this superb restaurant very friendly good great Excellent choice of salads no waiting around food coming round all the time massive choice If you want fish order day before Great chips Owner very friendly and staff all great Fun for any kind of evening

Thank deborah c
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Been there severl times it was amazing grate food and service grate meat and salad we very anjoy the place and wi will come again

Thank Yossi G
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've been going to El vaquero for years and was really not satisfied with my last visit there. For starters, the Mill Hill branch puts the Whetstone to shame in so many ways. Service, presentation, cleanliness and food quality. The salad bar in the Whetstone branch was poorly presented, it all looked relatively unappetizing and some salads were pretty much... More 

1 Thank elephantgirl123
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I've tried loads of these Brazilian type steak houses and el vaquero is my personal favourite. Great meat selection, free chips and garlic bread and there own branded unlimited still water is a must. Best around!

Thank Andro Gogz G
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food ..I recommend not to binge on the buffet as amazing food keeps arriving at your table. Great for Birthdays they rally make a fuss of you...Staff very friendly .great atmosphere and ambience

Thank B4944EAlindar

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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
US$17 - US$28
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
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?