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|Address:||O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX|
|Tel:||020 3551 2814|
|Price: £56.00||Wine: £29.50||Champagne: £70.00|
|Opening Hours:||Mon-Sun 12N-12M|
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I've never really been a fan of chain restaurants even those at the upmarket end and therefore despite having recommended the Gaucho for clients on many occasions, mainly due to its location at the 02, I had never eaten there myself and was in honesty prepared to be underwhelmed. I was refreshingly surprised at the entire package on offer and will certainly be revisiting. I enjoyed the best steak I have eaten in years and that includes my regular visits to the Hawksmoor Restaurants. The decor was relevant to the concert / evening environment that most would be using the restaurant for. I loved the cowhide, glass and chrome and wasnt expecting the layout in the bar to be as good as it is. There are some very comfortable and welcoming circular booths upstairs in the restaurant and the restaurant had a good buzz and was full. The range of steaks is better than I have ever experienced on any menu and I opted for a lower priced rump based on the lean description and was treated to a piece of meat that seemed to think it was a filet. Just magnificent quality and taste. The Sommelier guided me through the Malbecs which offered something superb for every budget. Overall it wasnt cheap, probably more than I had expected but then the service, menu and wines were far outweighed expectation, so all in all I would certainly recommend and will return.