Press Archive

28th February 2011

Gaucho Smithfield

Gaucho Smithfield

Winning me over isn't difficult. Where dinner is concerned, keeping things straightforward is usually a good idea. Although I love fine dining, French food, Japanese food, Italian food...In fact, any type of food you care to mention, my perfect evening meal requires not much else other than a fantastic piece of steak and some good red wine. read more

28th February 2011

More Than Just Beef

More Than Just Beef

Gaucho is renowned for serving London's best Argentinean steak. By the end of the year, we're sure the restaurant will be known for much more than it's first-rate meat read more

31st January 2011

Harpers Drinking Out Excellence Awards

Harpers Drinking Out Excellence Awards

Gaucho has been named New World Wine Restaurant of the Year in the 2011 Harpers Wine & Spirit Drinking Out Excellence Awards. read more

29th October 2010

Eating In - Fernando Trocca

Eating In - Fernando Trocca

Fernando Trocca, the Argentine executive chef of the Gaucho restaurant chain, presents a master class in barbecuing meat. Step one: choose your charcoal read more

7th October 2010

Gaucho by the River

Gaucho by the River

That title paints a pretty picture of a leather-clad rider basking in the last of the evening su7n. Pink rays reflecting off the mirror-like surface of the Parana. read more

10th August 2010

The Drinks Business

The Drinks Business

Gaucho revives Buenos Aires cocktail culture. Gaucho launches a new cocktail menu this month, inspired by classic serves from the Americas. read more

22nd July 2010

Review: Gaucho Grill

Review: Gaucho Grill

Slick, modern and supremely sexy – every inch the Latina lady – Gaucho Grill is the place to be, especially during the London summer heat. read more

1st June 2010

Playing for Big Steaks

Playing for Big Steaks

Rob Virtue finds a popular venue still strong in Westferry.
It has long styled itself as the venue of choice for meat-loving fine diners. And the carnivorous hordes of the Wharf have tended to agree. read more

1st October 2009

Meet and Greet

Meet and Greet

Holy cow! Says Mark Hedley as he wistfully recalls the great mountain of food and cascading lakes of wine of the Gaucho wine Makers' dinner. read more

1st April 2009

YQ North West Restaurant Review

YQ North West Restaurant Review

How much do you want to know about the food you eat? How impressed are you when your waiter can actually talk knowledgeably about the menu and indeed show you the cuts of meat on offer and tell you about the wines you can glug to accompany them? Go on admit it, you’re impressed – I was. read more

5th March 2009

Gaucho launches own-label wines

Gaucho launches own-label wines

British-based Argentine restaurant specialist has released its own-label range of wines to feature on its restaurants exclusively Argentine list. The wines have been chosen by Gaucho's director of wines, Phil Crozier. read more

5th March 2009

Mens Health – Prime Cuts

Mens Health – Prime Cuts

It’s the ultimate man food – but how many men know how to get the best out of their weekly slab of steak? Here’s our guide to beefing up your eating habits with the cut that’s right for you read more

1st March 2009

Gaucho – Sloane Avenue

Gaucho – Sloane Avenue

By Virginia E. Schultz
It was a cold, windy and rainy night when Maxine Howe and I wined and dined at Gaucho on Sloane Avenue. Entering the recently refurbished restaurant with its black and white cowhide interior of this Argentine chain is an experience in itself. read more

20th February 2009

My Taste - Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

My Taste - Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade Review

Phil Crozier, wine buyer, Gaucho Grill gives his verdict on the Bibendum Trade Tasting 2009. I don’t go to many tastings, but I am in need of some further education, as are some of our staff. read more

10th February 2009

Gaucho fastest – growing private equity backed restaurant

Gaucho fastest – growing private equity backed restaurant

Argentinean steak chain Gaucho is the fastest- growing private equity-backed restaurant in the UK, according to research read more

14th October 2008

If you like stake, you`ll love this...

If you like stake, you`ll love this...

Gaucho is the finest place to dine
Where?
Gaucho, The O2, London, SE10 (02088587711)
What is it good for?  Pre-concert dining. read more

24th September 2008

Top Gaucho marks?

Top Gaucho marks?

Voted `Restaurant of the Year’ in last year's Manchester Food and Drink Awards, Gaucho hasn’t sat on its laurels, investing in a new refurbishment early this year.  Rowena Forbes investigates the only one in the chain located outside London... read more

23rd September 2008

Top steak joints

Top steak joints

Bite into something juicy with Square Meal`s guide to the best rare cuts across the South East read more

6th August 2008

Executive Traveller magazine

Executive Traveller magazine

Argentinean restaurant Gaucho’s Head Sommelier and wine buyer, Phil Crozier, has chosen another single grape variety wine to compare with Torrontes for each Ceviche. read more

4th July 2008

London most booked restaurants

London most booked restaurants

Gaucho dominates Harper's top ten for London's most booked restaurants with four of our restaurants making the cut. read more

13th June 2008

Gaucho nominated for Best Business Lunch in London Restaurant Awards 2008

Gaucho nominated for Best Business Lunch in London Restaurant Awards 2008

Gaucho Restaurants are proud to announce they have been nominated in the Best Business Lunch category, for the London Restaurant Awards 2008, to be announced on 1st September 2009. read more

1st June 2008

Argie Barge-y

Argie Barge-y

Tatton Spiller bravely crosses the river for lunch
If you work in Canary Wharf, you probably wouldn’t consider crossing the river to the O2 for anything other than a night watching Dolly Parton shakin’ her hits. read more

1st June 2008

PA Magazine – This months food and restaurant reviews

PA Magazine – This months food and restaurant reviews

If there is one thing that I`ve learnt about Argentinians since going to Gaucho`s, it`s that Argentinians adore meat. Just like me. Quite passionately in fact. I like meat a lot, especially steak, and Gaucho`s has a lot of that. read more

1st June 2008

Your monthly guide to the UK`s premier entertainment venue Events at The O2

Your monthly guide to the UK`s premier entertainment venue Events at The O2

Gaucho comes to the O2
Renowned steak restaurant Gaucho has opened up a three level outpost at the O2. read more

27th May 2008

Our four-page gastronomic guide to summer feasting

Our four-page gastronomic guide to summer feasting

Burgers to beguile – Fancy yourself as a Barbie chief?  Chloe Scott says get in the know on the new breed of burger. There are burgers. Then there are Burgers with a capital B. The latter species is on the up. read more

11th May 2008

The Restaurant

The Restaurant

Uber - stylish steak house Gaucho Grill has opened a new branch inside the O2, complete with wine room. The Big Boys tasting experience offers the chance to gobble every cut of steak, from melting fillets to marbled sirloins, accompanied by some fine Argentinian super - booze. read more

1st May 2008

Restaurant Reviews – PA Magazine

Gaucho Hampstead
If there is one thing that I've learnt about Argentineans since going to Gauchos, its that Argentineans adore meat. Just like me. Quite passionately in fact. I like meat a lot, especially steal, and Gauchos has a lot of that. read more

1st April 2008

London Planner - The official Monthly guide to London

London Planner - The official Monthly guide to London

Gaucho Grill
A stylist haven for carnivores, serving outstanding steaks from custom cut beef ages around six weeks - choose cut as well as sauces. read more

1st April 2008

Northwest Issue 25

Northwest Issue 25

Tucked down a side street behind a discreet, dark facade is the vast chasm that Gaucho Grill. Like in 1920`s mob den, the bustling, decadent former church hall buzzes away, unsuspected from the street and a breathtaking sight to first time visitors to the restaurant. read more

1st April 2008

Canary Wharf - City Life – Issue 34

Canary Wharf - City Life – Issue 34

Opening a Culinary Monster
Gaucho`s Martin Williams on the trials and tribulations of a restaurant launch read more

8th March 2008

The Independent Magazine

The Independent Magazine

The surroundings are opulent and glamorous, and the prime Argentine steaks are equally appealing: a 600g Gaucho sampler of four cuts of prime beef costs £31.
2a St Marys St, Manchester (0161-8334333)
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1st March 2008

Hampstead Life

Hampstead Life

Located in the leafy suburbs of North London, Gaucho Hampstead offers the added unique extra of true Argentine dining thanks to its outdoor barbeque and terrace that comes complete with an automated canopy that will ensure the unreliable British weather never dampens the Argentine experience. read more

1st February 2008

Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper

Gaucho Tower Bridge
David Woodward reviews the Argentinean – themed restaurant Gaucho Grill near Tower Bridge. But are the steaks worth the 7,000 food miles they have travelled from their South American Homeland? read more

16th January 2008

The Ultimate Sofa Suppers

Some of Londons best restaurants are branching out into the takeaway business. Sophia Money-Coutts tries six of the best
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5th January 2008

Tatler - 2008 Restaurant Guide

Tatler - 2008 Restaurant Guide

Gaucho Grill, or Gaucho Sloane as the Sloane Avenue branch is known, now has 10 branches in and around London and the group is growing rapidly. read more

2nd January 2008

Reach Restaurant reviews

Clare Lynch visits La Lanterna and Amanda Ramsey dines at Gaucho.
Steak is back in Vogue and Gaucho is making Argentine cow the animal to die for at their newly opened Tower Bridge restaurant on the South Bank. Its a good job I really don’t buy into the whole red meat is bad for you story as, combined with the diverse wine list, this place makes moderation impossible. read more

1st January 2008

The Gaucho Grill - The ViewLondon Review

The Gaucho Grill - The ViewLondon Review

Gauchos Richmond branch serves up prime Argentinean beef in a funky, romantic surrounding. It may not be easy on the wallet but with top notch food, wine and service to match it is worth splashing out on. read more

1st December 2007

Harpers Bazaar 2008 Going out guide including Britains 250 best restaurants.

Harpers Bazaar 2008 Going out guide including Britains 250 best restaurants.

Bound to appeal to the alpha of the species, Gaucho Piccadilly has seductive powers. Off–black walls, mirrored ceilings and chandeliers play a part. read more

1st November 2007

In Style - November 2007

In Style - November 2007

The Lagerita (the new mojito) Lime with sugar tequila and ice, topped with Rocio Gold Lager. Gaucho, 2A St Mary’s Street, Manchester (0161 833 4333) read more

1st November 2007

Tatler - 2007 Restaurant Guide

Tatler - 2007 Restaurant Guide

Akins has been and gone but this Latino chain, which did so well by the fad diet, has gone from strength to strength. read more

16th October 2007

The Diary - That sweet taste of victory

Gaucho crowned as city’s top restaurant.
A fair few feathers were ruffled as the winners of this years hotly contested Manchester Food and Drink Awards were revealed last night. read more

6th October 2007

Guardian Weekend - October 2007

Guardian Weekend - October 2007

The Gaucho restaurant’s Ryan Hattingh thwacks the bottom of a man who is leaning over a table pretending to be a cow. “This, “he says, “is the rump. And when I picture myself in the pampas with a fire, cooking dinner, that’s the cut I think of. read more

1st October 2007

Mayfair Times - September 2007

Mayfair Times - September 2007

Where: 25 Swallow Street
The look: Think cowhide and mirrors and all things Argentinian. The ground floor has an atmospheric and dimly lit bar and Argentinian wine shop. read more

13th September 2007

Malbec and meat – a heavenly marriage

Jamies goodes wine blog: Malbec and meat – a heavenly marriage
Did you know that the annual consumption of beef by an adult in Argentina is 68 kilograms? Incredible. Someone has worked out that this equates to a seven ounce steak each, every day. read more

7th September 2007

Manchester Evening News - September 2007

Manchester Evening News - September 2007

Just great steak... and that's no bull. Neil Sowerby finds you don't have to head for the pampas for the authentic taste of Argentina. read more

15th July 2007

Live - July 2007

Live - July 2007

There’s more than one way to cook the perfect steak. In fact, it seems that everyone has a different opinion, each convinced that theirs is the true path to carnivorous enlightenment. Some swear by barbecues for charred crust, others sing the praises of the griddle pan, heated a few degrees hotter than Hades.  read more

1st July 2007

Harper's Bazaar - The Review July 2007

Harper's Bazaar - The Review July 2007

Summer Alfresco Bar & Food - Outdoor dining.
It can be tough to find somewhere to eat in the sunshine, so try these newly opened restaurants before everyone else hears about them. read more

1st July 2007

Harpers - July 2007

Harpers - July 2007

Fans of the Argentinian chain Gaucho will love the outside seating for up to 150 people at its new Richmond branch (020 8948 4030).
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1st June 2007

Esquire - June 2007

Esquire - June 2007

Douglas Rodriguez, consultant chef at Gaucho
“A thick-cut, 400g Argentinian rib-eye steak is fantastic for the barbecue because the eye of fat melts into the meat, leaving it juicy and full flavoured. Buy high-quality meat that has yellow marbling running through it and a red/brown colour to show good ageing. read more

17th April 2007

Eat London

Eat London

This book purposely avoids ‘multi-site', branded restaurants, but not because we disagree with the approach. read more

11th April 2007

Life 05_07: Arena celebrates Britain’s best roll-out restaurants

Life 05_07: Arena celebrates Britain’s best roll-out restaurants

A utopia for carnivores, Gaucho’s hunks of Argentine Angus can be savoured in eight locations including London and Manchester, amid dark leather and cow-skin furnishings, with another two additions to be made this year. read more

1st April 2007

Elixir - April 2007

Elixir - April 2007

This is a very special dining experience. From décor - wall and chairs covered with real cow hide and glittering chandeliers - to the highest quality ingredients in a healthy menu for both meat lovers and vegetarians. The first Gaucho Grill, specialising in Argentine beefsteaks, opened over ten years ago in Piccadilly London. read more

1st April 2007

Square Meal - Spring 2007

Square Meal - Spring 2007

 Steak lovers south of the river rejoice! Two new branches of Gaucho are opening. read more

1st March 2007

Arena - March 2007

Arena - March 2007

A utopia for carnivores, Gaucho’s hunk of Argentine Angus can be savoured in eight locations including London and Manchester, amid dark leather and cow-skin furnishings, with another two additions to be made this year. There is fish on the menu, but it would be churish not to sample the superb bife de lomo now that ‘Gaucho to go’ can deliver it to your home.
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1st February 2007

Esquire - Feburary 2007

Esquire - Feburary 2007

Warning: animals were harmed in the creation of Gaucho. Cowhides are everywhere – but then again, they sit comfortably with the best steak in London. read more

10th January 2007

Tatler - 2007 Restaurant Guide

Tatler - 2007 Restaurant Guide

Tatler’s 2007 Restaurant Guide lists Gaucho Sloane as one of the best places to eat in London. read more

1st December 2006

Add Lib - Winter 2006/7

Add Lib - Winter 2006/7

 A steakhouse without knives? Yes, indeed. Recently voted bast steak restaurant in London, Gaucho serves everything from rump to ribeye so soft, you can cut it with a spoon. Vegetarians, isn’t life too short? read more

10th November 2006

Harper’s Bazaar - December 2006

Harper’s Bazaar - December 2006

Gaucho Piccadilly is listed as one of the best steak restaurants in London by Harper’s Bazaar. read more

12th October 2006

Time Out London - Eating & Drinking Awards 2006

Time Out London - Eating & Drinking Awards 2006

From fine dining to French fancies, steak to sauvignon blanc, gastropubs to great local restaurants, Time Out has once again scoured the length and breadth of the capital to name London’s top eating and drinking establishments worthy of picking up one of their highly prized Time Out Eating & Drinking Awards in association with Leffe. read more

28th June 2006

Time Out London - The Food and Drink 50

Time Out London - The Food and Drink 50

The Piccadilly branch of this popular Argentinian grill has expanded into the three storey property next door that was Destino. A wine boutique and bar occupies the street level, while on the first floor there is a restaurant, and the second floor houses a supper lounge with latin artists performing. read more

19th February 2006

Stella - The 3 Best Steak Restaurants

Stella - The 3 Best Steak Restaurants

 With the cowhide upholstery and the pampas grass installation, It’s not hard to put two and two together at the Gaucho Grill, even if you may feel uncomfortable sitting back on what was probably the erstwhile coat of an Argentine steer you’re chomping on. read more