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Carnicero Steakhouse

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 19/04/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/04/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Carnicero Steakhouse is a place to visit for fantastically cooked Chargrilled Steaks. Ranging from USDA, Hampshire. Australia and Aberdeen Angus. Join us for a glass of wine from our beautifully sourced wine list, courtesy of Elegant Wines. There is something for everyone at Carnicero; Fresh Oysters, Whole Fish, Carnicero Burgers & Sliders (Bean Burgers and Superfood Salads for the veggies too!). We will see you soon...
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Steakhouse, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Finally got a chance to try the roast ! Was not disappointed, the board was loaded with plenty of meat, vegetables and potatoes. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Will definitely be back for more

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was exceptional, one of the finest steaks in Southampton. Service was very slow, but appreciate it’s the same everywhere right now.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great meal here. Staff were attentive, professional and friendly. Soho vibe. Kitchen staff know w we hat they’re doing. First class. Well done.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With this being the second visit at this restaurant, we felt we should order what we chose on our first visit. We opted for the 16oz Chateaubriand Steak with came with 3 sides. And let me tell you, we were not disappointed. The steak was...seasoned and cooked to perfection leaving a pleasant and playful taste in our mouths. For someone who does not live closer than 2 hours to the restaurant, it was fair to say the restaurant offers exquisite food for us to travel the distance. I can safely say we will be returning for another succulent medium rare steak with delicious well seasoned sides for our mouth to experience an amazing journey of taste that this restaurant has taken us on. Although, we did have to ask 3 times for tap water due to the busy surroundings of the restaurant. This was also the case when our order was taken and food wasn’t served until an hour after we were seatedMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and attractive staff, excellent steak, well cooked. Pleasant outside dining available. Nice selection of wines available. Recommend giving it a try.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here as an annual reunion with 3 old work colleagues. After taking temperature at the door, the welcome was warm and friendly and we had an excellent table by the bifold windows which were open allowing plenty of fresh air. The menu had...a comprehensive choice of 8 or so starters and the same number of mains plus a wide range of steaks etc. For starters, 2 chose steak tartare, one baked goats cheese with beetroot and one had scallops. Every one was pleased with their choice. For mains - 2 had Hampshire sirloin steaks - cooked as requested, one had plaice and one had a rack of ribs with slaw. Again everyone was pleased. We drank a bottle of NZ Sauvignon Blanc and an excellent Rioja. 2 passed on dessert and 2 shared a dish of ice cream. Coffee was plentiful. Service was friendly and proficient and the bill was £55 per head. I would certainly return to this restaurant.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived the place was buzzing, food was absolutely on point. Had a lovely chat to one the family who owns it. The staff were also really pleasant and extremely helpful. Pity we live so far away, but when back in Southampton...we will be going back 100%More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fantastic. The staff was friendly. Just what let it do was the wait on the food. Took ages. Got there at 8pm didn't have main until nearly 10pm!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service from the moment you walk in the restaurant. Lovely scallops as starters. Steaks were delicious. Restaurant was full but you still got the very attentive staff looking after you. The atmosphere in restaurant was lovely. Great to be back to normality. Will be...back again for sure.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Carnicero with a group of friends for dinner after a previously good meal a couple of years ago. The steak arrived over an hour after we ordered and there was a noticeable lack of food coming out for the kitchen - we were...surrounded by full tables with unused cutlery at 21:45 at at restaurant that closed at 22:00…. The food arrived and it was badly cooked, tasting bitter from too much char and largely inedible due to the amount of gristle. It was almost impossible to get any attention from the waiters and no one came to check how the food was - even when they were clearing away our plates full of uneaten food at 22:30 and swiftly replacing it with a bill. A £25 steak that was no better than what I could have cooked up from a £4 Lidl steak. No plans to return.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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The food is excellent and the décor is quirky. Relaxed atmosphere and an friendly venue. If you are looking for a booth style establishment then it is not that type of romantic. However, I would say you would impress with... More
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Yes, Carnicero Steakhouse is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Carnicero Steakhouse is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4