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“One of the best steaks”

Macellaio RC South Kensington
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Ranked #161 of 22,373 Restaurants in London
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: South Kensington
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“One of the best steaks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

This is a real meat lovers place and much better than allot of steak places around. The meat is allot better than Gaucho but you get a different dining experience here. I love that you get to see the cut that you will eat before its cooked and can choose the weight that you want. Its not as expensive as you might imagine for a steak on the Old Brompton road and the sides are really good. If your looking for a really good steak then I wouldnt look further than here if you are in the South Ken area.

  • Visited July 2014
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“True steak lovers, this one is for you!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

Honestly, so far the best and the biggest T-bone steak I've ever tasted anywhere on this planet - including Texas and South America!!
They have good selection of Italian wine (mostly vino di tavola), and their carpaccio was superb, too. All is rounded up by very friendly and efficient waitresses.
The place looks more like a butcher's store from outside, and tables are lined up in two small rooms that follow. Nothing fancy about decoration, in fact even on the basic side. Warning: place is rather noisy when crowded (and after good vine begins hitting), so this is not the place if lengthy conversation with friends is the objevtive of your evening out.

  • Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014

This Italian restaurant is really pugliese style...from outside it doesn't t seem a restaurant but a butchery but once inside you discover a small but really nice and welcoming place to eat, at least in my opinion, one of the best steak and tagliata in London. Everything was so tasty and delicious. The staff Is super! Good price for excellent meat!

  • Visited April 2014
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Brussels, Belgium
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“Great meat & Italian atmosphere - what else do you want?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

When we walked by, we immediately got attracted by the mouthwatering meat displayed in the butchers corner right at the beginning of the restaurant. We were lucky and got the last table. The very friendly, all Italian staff recommended great food and drinks (they are all good sellers, as nothing they recommended was on the cheap side). We started with a tartar (which Lello prepared right in front of us) and some slices of lardo - both was excellent and accompanied by great Italian bread. Than we shared a slice of 1 kg dry aged beef, it was one of the best meats I have ever eaten! A delicious bottle of Italian red wine ideally complemented this great dinner experience!

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“What you see you get, and it's a lot!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

If you're put off by the sight of a real butcher working with real meat that you're going to eat a few minutes later this is not the place for you. If however your mouth starts watering at the spectacle of steak tartare being hand cut/chopped for you in full unadorned view you are in for a treat. Good good ingredients prepared with taste and devotion. Gregarious service and atmosphere in dollops. You will leave satisfied!

  • Visited May 2014
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