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El Gaucho

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48 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
+44 1904 674848
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (474 reviews)
“mixed grill” (52 reviews)
“empanadas” (25 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
48 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I have just come back from a 3 night trip to York and stayed in a hotel in the immediate vicinity of El Gaucho. The hotel recommended this restaurant. On our first night we dined in El Gaucho. The steaks were absolutely...More

Thank JohnMfromPinner
Reviewed 4 days ago

I came here for a family meal when visiting York. Everything was really spot on! Incredible food - possibly one of the tastiest steaks I've had - the wine was lovely and the portion sizes were generous. One of the first things that struck me...More

Thank Rose C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is amazing, cooked to perfection, however the service was appalling, We were sat upstairs in a corner and left for about ten minutes, another couple came in after us and were immediately served, we then asked if we could order and were served....More

Thank deanosp8
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had nachos to share for our starter, very nice. For main my parter had steak and chips which he enjoyed. I had a stuffed chicken breast, really disappointed. It was very dry and didn't have much taste. The service though was brilliant, very attentive...More

Thank Copeity
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food! One of the best steaks I've had! Definately coming back to this place! I recommend booking as people were being turned away as it's always busy.

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meat was really good but also were the empanadas and desserts. The service was super good which is something really rare in England these days. I would like to go back if I visit York again.

Thank Itzy304
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to our trip to El Gaucho, however we left feeling a little let down. We eat a lot of steak and unfortunately we found theirs to be rather bland and uninteresting. Not a lot of choice for sides and the veg...More

Thank cp2105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As steak lovers, we were really looking to our visit to El Gaucho but sadly we came away disappointed. It’s a quaint restaurant and the staff were friendly and polite. The meal started well with starters of Argentinian Sausage and Black Pudding, which were both...More

Thank mrsay13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat steak out quite often and as we had booked a couple of nights away in York, decided to see what restaurants they had to satisfy our carnivore cravings.We both had the ribeye steak which had great flavour and was cooked perfectly as ordered.

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t be put off how the restaurant looks from the outside looks can be deceiving, this was one of the nicest steaks I’ve had in a while! The food is tasty and cooked to perfection, the staff are helpful and nothing is too much trouble....More

Thank Car555
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Lee J
12 February 2018|
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Response from Harry277 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable You won’t be disappointed for sure
29 December 2017|
Response from Tripadviser99999 | Reviewed this property |
Why do you think I work there? Are you a bit thick?
4 December 2017|
Response from GillH007_12 | Reviewed this property |
Best to call them direct, I was only a customer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$43
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 674848
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