Gaucho Chancery

4.2
1818 Reviews
£41 and over
Steak
Gaucho Set Lunch Menu: 12–3PM | Two Courses - £24.50 | Three Courses - £27.50 | Monday- Friday

Our Chancery Lane restaurant and bar sits where the prestigious legal district and meets the buzz of the West End.

Through its stunning arched windowed exterior, this restaurant is split over two floors. The lower is a light and elegant dining room with a soaring feature wine display showcasing our best vintages and vineyards. An impressive space to host meetings or enjoy a working lunch.

As you ascend our spiral staircase, you’ll emerge on our mezzanine dining gallery and bar. A secluded space for intimate evenings or weekend drinks. With our award-winning Argentinian steaks, impeccable, curated wine list and attentive service, Gaucho Chancery Lane is the dining destination in historic London.

Please note: we currently do not accept OpenTable dining cheques.

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Experiences

  • New Year's Eve at Gaucho Chancery Lane

    £20.00 per personPrepaid

    Dec 31, 2021 only

    Raise a glass to the end of 2021 at Gaucho this New Year’s Eve. We will be offering our a la carte menu throughout the evening featuring your Gaucho favourites along with our extensive wine list. *Please note we require card details to secure all bookings for New Year's Eve. A deposit of £20 per person will be applied at the booking stage. We require at least 72 hours' notice for any cancellation, after this point deposit will be forfeited.
  • Friendmas

    £45.00 per person

    Nov 22, 2021 - Jan 9, 2022

    Come together at Gaucho with our festive set menu, Christmas drinks and a collection of classic games. Introducing ‘Friendmas’, our newest groupwide dining offers friends and familes the opportunity to celebrate Christmas together. Each table will be given a Gaucho games pack for the duration of the booking, which will include a pack of cards, the name game cards and a list of Gaucho card game suggestions. The menu is £45 per person (excl. service) and includes three courses and a glass of Domain Chandon. Book your ‘Friendmas’ table now. In the true spirit of giving, any group that roles a double six on the dice at the end of dining will enjoy their meal on us. Terms apply.

Offers

  • Collect 1,000 bonus points

    Mon - Fri 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Sat 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Receive points for dining rewards, KAYAK hotel savings and more.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1818 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3
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4.1
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SFern
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent staff and food. Would highly recommend this restaurant chain

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vipLouiseC
London
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great meal and great service as always but would be great if they brought humitas back to the menu:-)

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Greg
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience3

When we first arrived we were kindly taken into back area from our original table. The noise was excessive and not needed to have a nice evening.

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MarkA
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely evening, excellent food and ambience, thank you

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AngieH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely delicious. We both had steaks and sides, beautiful. Service was great and atmosphere was really good. Highly recommend. Best meal we've had in a long time.

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Ell123
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food , awesome vibes great service , great time 👍🏻

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Izzyh1711
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Beautiful food but quite pricey - our waiter made us feel slightly unwelcome due to mine and my partner’s age (18 and 19) as if she didn’t think we belonged. Nice surprise for my partner’s birthday. Overall a lovely meal with lots of effort put in, lovely ambience.

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Zain
London
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, amazing food.

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JuliaO
London
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Honestly- the best Gaucho’s that I have been to. The service was excellent, the food was tasty, the cocktails were well presented and tasted good. The waitress Vanessa was definitely one of the most friendly and attentive waitresses ever!

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Dear Julia. Thank you for leaving our team here at Gaucho Chancery Lane such a raving review. Smiles are on all of our faces reading this review together, especially Vanessa who was your waitress. We are very proud of our bespoke service and the ability to deliver the perfect steak, and we are glad we were able to cook one exactly how you like it. We are hoping to see you at Gaucho Chancery Lane soon, for the amazing Gaucho Sampler or for a serving of your favourite cut.

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BigDingDong
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We love you sooooooo muchhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Thank you for your review, we are very glad to hear that you have had a fabulous time here at Gaucho Chancery Lane. We do take pride in our bespoke service, and we surely will pass your compliments onto Lucia. If you are looking to join us for leisure too we definitely recommend our new offering Beef&Bottle, which is unlimited steak and wine for 90 minutes, available every Thursday. A great way to unwind before the busy week ahead!

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Alanis1
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience1

Good food , steaks were all good and so were the sides lovely bread to start . Little ambience, no atmosphere , hardly anyone in and the layout is not great , not the best gaucho actually probably the worst in that respect . Our service was ok but rushed considering no one else there then not great in that respect.

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SamM
London
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The only reason for the 4 stars on the food and drink is because you have stopped the tender stem broccoli!! Other than that it was amazing!

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Hi Sam, thanks very much for leaving us such a lovely review. Our team here at Gaucho Chancery Lane are super happy to see that you enjoyed the whole experience with us so much and can't wait to have you back. We are taking suggestions about round tables on board, and we will see what can be done about in the future. Hope to see you soon!

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RichardF
London
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good location, great food nice people highly recommended

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Hi Richard. Thank you for your review! We are so pleased to hear that you have had a wonderful time. We are very proud of our bespoke service and the ability to deliver the perfect steak, and we are glad we were able to cook one exactly how you like it. We are hoping to see you at Gaucho Chancery Lane soon, for the amazing Gaucho Sampler or for a serving of your favourite cut.

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PaulW
London
3 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food was excellent.

It would have been nice if there were circular tables rather than square ones.

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Hi Paul. Thank you for leaving us a 4-star review! Come and join us back at Gaucho Chancery Lane to try another one of our awesome Argentinian steaks that come from La Pampa, Argentina. We take the feedback about round tables and we will see what can be done about it in the future. Hope to see you soon!

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DuncanJ
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Nice atmosphere for lunch, good service, and great food - would go back.

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Hi Duncan, thanks for leaving us a 4-star review! Come and join us back at Gaucho Chancery Lane to try another one of our awesome Argentinian steaks that come from La Pampa, Argentina. To start your next evening off with us I recommend trying one of my new favourite dishes: Sweet Potato and Provolone Empanadas! Looking forward to welcoming you back!

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JamieW
London
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience1

Food was rushed and poor food Wouldn’t recommend to a friend

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cathbal66
Hertfordshire
65 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having tried various other Gaucho restaurants, we had high expectations for this one - and we were not disappointed. The service was prompt and friendly throughout and the food was delicious, as always. We enjoyed the sausage platter (my husband's favourite followed by sirloin steaks cooked to perfection. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly and we would recommend any of the Gaucho restaurants to family and friends.

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Hi Cath, thank you for leaving us a 4-star review! I hope you and your guests had a beautiful beef and wine filled evening with our 100% organic grass-fed Argentinian Aberdeen Angus beef that comes from La Pampa, Argentina. We have a very exciting new 'Beef and Bottle' offering which is a bottomless steak and wine experience for £60 on Thursday's only! Our team here at Gaucho Chancery Lane look forward to welcoming you back to try this amazing offer out.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food expertly cooked

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 31, 2021

Thank you for leaving a review. We hope you had a wonderful time in our Argentine Steakhouse and especially hope that you enjoyed our meat! We hope to see you again in the near future - maybe next time you'd like to try our 1.2kg sampler which consists of 4 prime cuts of our Argentine beef weighed at 300g each. See you soon!

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AndrewR
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

Food was good but expensive (£100 a head for me and my wife), but it was way too noisy, driven by the group of drunken men in the function room next to the main restaurant, singing and shouting. Had the kids with us for a 7.30 sitting, but there were no other kids in there - maybe more of an adult only time for this restaurant.

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MarianaR
London
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Service was slow. Food had too much salt. No value for money - portions small. The restaurant doesn’t recreate the Argentinean meal experience. Compulsory service fee not appreciated.

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Steaklover
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Still great service but the food was disappointing and definitely not to the same standards as pre-pandemic. The sides portions are smaller and more expensive. The meat was over cooked and under seasoned and seemed to be of a lower quality. It’s a shame as we have always loved coming here!

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Lottie
Oxford
2 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Gauchos is known for their steak so I should have gone for that, unfortunately I went for the pasta which was very bland and tasteless. I liked the cow hide chairs that spun round, other than that it was all a bit underwhelming. Probably won’t go there again..

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The experience was worth it. Enjoyed every minute, I will be come back again.

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 11, 2021

Thank you for your kind words. Our team here at Gaucho Chancery Lane are very happy to see such a raving review on our steaks. Smiles are on all of our faces reading this review together! We do offer a fantastic 3-course set menu for £27.50 per person that is available every day from 12 pm-3 pm, I'd definitely suggest trying it next time you join us. Look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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ShaunP
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely food and professional organised service thankyou

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 11, 2021

Hi Shaun, thank you for leaving us a 4-star review! I hope you and your guests had a beautiful beef and wine-filled evening with our 100% organic grass-fed Argentinian Aberdeen Angus beef that comes from La Pampa, Argentina. We have a very exciting new 'Beef and Bottle' offering which is a bottomless steak and wine experience for £60 on Thursday's only! Our team here at Gaucho Chancery Lane look forward to welcoming you back to try this amazing offer out.

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AthenaA
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience5

Great location for Holborn or Chancery Lane hotels decor amazing and clean staff friendly and helpful with any special requests food a bit slow to the table was waiting about 20 mins for each course quite busy after 8pm food was worth the wait tasty and hot

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on August 11, 2021

On behalf of the restaurant, I do apologise that your experience wasn't to the standard that we are renowned for and we regret that we missed the mark. I would love to have the chance to welcome you and your guests back and show you the true Gaucho experience. Please ask for me -Edyta, next time you're in and I'll see that your experience is perfect.

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MiriamN
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great choice for lunch time.

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Perry69
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Sexy sexy sexy sexy sexy sexy sexy sexy sexy sexy

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very helpful. The food was really nice. I’m glad that they remembered about my special request for my Husband’s Birthday. Highly recommended.

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on July 24, 2021

Hi! Thank you for your lovely review and valued feedback. It brings a big smile to my face to hear that your experience at Gaucho Chancery Lane was so wonderful. If you fancy joining us again, try 2 for 1 cocktail Monday till Thursday 12:00 pm till 8L00 pm. Look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Natasha1995
Bath
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waitress was absolutley lovely. Really polite - unfortunately we didn’t get her name.

The steak was amazing.

Only gave 4 stars as the heritage carrots were a bit strange

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on July 24, 2021

Hi Natasha. Thank you very much for your awesome feedback on our super service and our beautiful Aberdeen Angus beef that comes from La Pampa, Argentina. We will take your feedback regarding the carrots and check them! The team here at Gaucho Chancery Lane look forward to welcoming you back in the near future to have some more of our amazing steak!

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JJJJ
London
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience2

Very expensive for the quality of food actually received.

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on July 24, 2021

On behalf of the restaurant, I do apologise that your experience wasn't to the standard that we are renowned for and we regret that we missed the mark. I would love to have the chance to welcome you and your guests back and show you the true Gaucho experience. Please ask for me - Edyta, next time you're in and I'll see that your experience is perfect.

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OpenTable Diner
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Anniversary

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pault
London
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

nice food and staff, but a very dated and unwelcoming decor, it felt a little like a cross between an 80s nightclub and a whetherspoons.
the steak and food in general was very good.
it wouldn't take much to elevate this restaurant to a standard worthy of the price and to feel like something special rather than functional and dated.

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on July 24, 2021

Hi Paul, thanks very much for leaving your much-appreciated feedback. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed our food and service. I am sorry to hear you didn't like the decor of our restaurant. I hope you will be happy to hear that we are getting a little refurbishment at the end of August. Perhaps you would like to come back again then. I would love to have the chance to welcome you and your guests back and show you the true Gaucho experience. Please ask for me - Edyta, next time you're in and I'll see that your experience is perfect.

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Jack
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was really helpful
Food was lovely and portions were good
Even managed to see England bring it home
So all in all good evening

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on July 24, 2021

Hi Jack! Thank you for leaving us a 5-star review! Our team here at Gaucho Chancery Lane look forward to welcoming you back for another exceptional experience. We will be showing even more sports events in Chancery Lane, including Rugby Lions games! Looking forward seeing you soon!

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Xanadu
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Noise level high as England vs Ukraine on in upper gallery but all good natured! Offered change of venue beforehand which we declined so everything done to provide choice and make us comfortable. A couple of items were forgotten or late to table but food was utterly superb as usual (we’ve eaten at Gaucho in Chancery Lane, Birmingham and Amsterdam). It was such a pleasure to eat out again for a birthday celebration after all the covid restrictions. Thanks to all for such a lovely evening 🙂

Gaucho Chancery
Responded on July 24, 2021

Hi Xandau, thanks for leaving us a 5-star review! It brings a big smile to my face to hear that your experience was great, for any mishaps or mistakes I can only apologise. Come and join us back at Gaucho Chancery Lane to try another one of our awesome Argentinian steaks that come from La Pampa, Argentina. To start your next evening off with us I recommend trying one of our new empanadas - Chicken & Chorizo, Sweet Potato & Provolone or Jack Fruit & Aji Molido. Looking forward to welcoming you back! Please ask for me - Edyta, next time you're in and I'll see that your experience is perfect.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The evening was very pleasant, the restaurant was very busy and good to see, the food was excellent as always
Thank you

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Love2Eat
London
6 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience4

Having been to Gaucho Picadilly, I had high hopes for Chancery Lane. It looked stunning, but that was about it. Service was slow and odd. Side plates from the starters cluttered the table the whole meal, yet someone tried to clear unfinished dishes while we were still eating!?! Dessert was also a waste of money. The ice cream was old and iced, with huge chunks of ice and no flavour. The sticky toffee pudding tasted mass produced and was unevenly heated, like it been microwaved. Overall, it tainted what should have been a lovely birthday celebration. The highlight was my steak, but for a £350+ bill, that's not saying much.

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FrancescaM
London
2 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience4

The set lunch menu was not offered until specifically requested, twice. Lots of up-selling going on, which is to be expected, but the costly bread was nothing special.
The rib eye steak on the lunch menu was very difficult to chew as the cut was fatty and where this fat is normally a huge plus when it comes to steak, this was so unpleasant and hard to digest that I gave up. So disappointed.
The chocolate brownie sundae was not a sundae at all, but rather a piece of brownie and separate scoop of ice cream with biscuit scattered around the plate. No chocolate sauce. No nuts. no cream. I don't mind a deconstructed desert although I was hoping for the childhood delight of delving into a sundae glass to hunt for chocolate treasure. However I do mind when the chocolate flavour doesn't come through when I see what looks like a decent brownie. I hesitate to write such a poor review, I understand the restaurant chain is probably trying to save money by using cheap ingredients but when the lunch costs £122 for 2 people and we come away wishing we had eaten literally anywhere else, something has got to give. Chancery lane needs good restaurants for business lunches, this branch of Gaucho occupies a prime spot. I hope things can improve, yet I won't be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I moved to Chancery Lane recently and went to Gaucho down the road a few weeks ago for a solo meal. The steak was fantastic and service was lovely. I just returned again for another ribeye and bottle of wine and was so disappointed. Waited 10 minutes to be seated, despite an almost empty restaurant. The ribeye was chewy and not as good quality as last time. I finished a small portion of it and left it to the side. The waitress cleared it without asking how it was. Just took the plate. Never between that point and paying the bill was it mentioned. I didn’t want to make a fuss but looking back, probably should have. It’s just a huge shame as good steakhouses are rare in London and I was so excited to return.

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Olivia
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The service was not the best considering other branches have been more efficient with their service, staff forgot about us and we waited 45 mins for our food however those that came after us received their food first we also asked for the steak to be cooked medium rare however one steak was very very bloody. We asked to pay the bill and waited around 25 minutes to do so.

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BenTimson
London
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great quality, great service. Bottle of wine took a while to get out but was great and staff were very communicative of the situation. Great food

FAQs

Gaucho Chancery offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 7242 7727.

Gaucho Chancery is rated 4.2 stars by 1818 OpenTable diners.

Gaucho Chancery does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.gauchorestaurants.com/gifts/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.