A luxurious start to December at glamorous Gaucho

Soft, dimmed lighting, glimmering chandeliers and jazz provide a sensual back drop to Gaucho.

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The famous steak restaurant aims to bring guests a little bit of Argentine life by providing outstanding food, wine and service.

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Gaucho has an amazing selection of Argentinian wine!

The beautiful black and gold interior had a similar art deco feel to the Beaufort Bar in The Savoy. It was only after being led through the ground floor that looked like a trendy New York bar, to a lift that went up through one giant sparkling chandelier, and being seated in the centre of the restaurant, that I finally caught my breath.

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The beautiful chandelier at Gaucho

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Patches of cow-hide pepper the interior

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Stylish lighting at Gaucho

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The amazing introduction to the cocktail menu at Gaucho

It certainly was not what I was expecting. I had presumed dinner was going to be a quick bite before the show that evening at the O2.  It was a wonderful surprise and treat from my Mum.

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The central chandelier and lift in Gaucho

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More chandeliers!

From start to finish it was very impressive. It began with a run through of the meat available, with a viewing platter of all the raw cuts displayed, so you can make your selection.

Gaucho’s selection of steaks, and different sauces, marinades and serving styles was very varied. I chose a classic marbled rib eye cooked medium, without any marinades, so I could see if an Argentinian steak is as flavoursome as it’s reputation states. That with some buttery, garlic spinach and chips rounded off my selection.

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My delicious rib eye steak at Gaucho

After some delicious chimichurri with dipping breads our meal arrived. The steak did not disappoint – it was one of the best I’ve had out at a restaurant. Tender, succulent and unbelievably tasty, the steak was cooked just right. It was the perfect start to an amazing evening.

A little bit of luxury goes a long way and after a very busy week, a bit of escapism and time out was just what I needed. If you’re looking for a treat I’d definitely recommend a visit. Thanks Mum for such an amazing treat!

4 Comments on “A luxurious start to December at glamorous Gaucho

  1. WOWW!!! This looks like a spectacular place to eat and amazing ‘ambience of Argentina’… SOooo glamorous and what a BRILLIANT mum giving you such a fabulous treat! Yum.. xx

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