Do you ever feel the need for a revitalizing Spritz after work? Of course you do!
Spritz season is here, and we invite you to raise a glass to the finer things in life, including sunny afternoons, refreshing tipples, and great company.
At Gaucho Broadgate we’re fully embracing the onset of summer with our Spritz Socials, an event series in partnership with Cîroc.
Every Thursday from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, you can taste a range of Cîroc drinks at a special price and indulge in the refreshing taste of summer.
Take a seat on our terrace, dine al-fresco from our terrace menu, and sip on seriously good Spritzes. With the sounds of summer beats from our DJ and a delicious drink in hand, you will forget that you’re smack in the middle of London.
They say Thursday is the new Friday, so why not share moments of connection, soak up the sun with a Spritz, and leave behind the stresses of the London rush hour commute?BOOK NOW
On Thursday 8TH June, Gaucho threw a star-studded party to celebrate the opening of our newest venue in Covent Garden. The launch saw queues forming down the street, with guests being greeted by tantalising tango dancers and polo ponies. Entertainment was provided by resident DJs, and radio DJ presenter Tyler West; as well as an exclusive performance from BBC Strictly Come Dancing’s resident choreographers Maria Tsiatsiani and Leandro Palou. Guests enjoyed Pommery champagne, Whispering Angel rosé and signature cocktails; along with an array of light bites including Steak Tartare, Seabass Ceviche and mini burgers, showcasing our Spring Summer mouth-watering menu. Guests danced into the early hours, celebrating the official launch night.
The evening provided a taster of what guests can expect from our latest opening and the first to open in the capital for 10 years. To discover more about London’s hottest new all-day dining, drinking and dancing destination, see HERE
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Starting Thursday 29th June | Gaucho Leeds & Birmingham
With long summer nights on the horizon, we’ve got the perfect atmosphere to set you up for the prekend!
Join us for High Spirits and enjoy a cocktail on us when your order from our premium cocktail menu. Start the weekend as you mean to go on every Thursday at our Leeds and Birmingham restaurants, making Gaucho the ultimate post-work drinks destination.
Available every Thursday from 5pm – 8pm
On the last Thursday of the month, we are delighted to announce that Gaucho Leeds will host live music featuring a wide range of local artists. Gather the work gang for an evening of premium cocktails served up with some acoustic sounds.BOOK NOW
Steak plays a crucial role in the culture and society of Argentina. Considered their national dish, Argentinians have a deep love for beef, and so do we. The consumption of steak has played a significant role in shaping the social, cultural, and economic aspects of Argentine life. This article will delve into the different facts of how steak has impacted Argentinian society.
Argentina is known for its vast grasslands, which provide the perfect environment for raising cattle. The country has one of the highest rates of beef consumption in the world, with the average Argentinian consuming around 120 pounds of beef per year. This love for beef can be traced back to the 16th century when Spanish colonists introduced cattle to the region. The abundance of cattle allowed for the development of a thriving beef industry, which has been a major contributor to the country’s economy ever since.
Steak is not just a meal in Argentina; it’s a social event. Families and friends gather around the grill, known as the parrilla, to enjoy a meal together. The grilling of Argentinian beef steak is a serious business, with many families having their own secret recipes and techniques for achieving the perfect flavour and tenderness. The parrilla is often the centrepiece of social gatherings, and the aroma of grilling steak can be smelled throughout the neighbourhood.
While steak is the most popular cut of beef in Argentina, there are many other delicious cuts to try. Asado, a traditional Argentine barbecue, features a variety of cuts including ribs, flank steak, and sausage. The meat is slow-cooked over an open flame, resulting in a smoky, flavorful meal that will satisfy.
It’s not just the taste of steak that makes it so special in Argentina; it’s also the cultural significance. Steak represents the country’s history, its people, and its way of life. It’s a symbol of Argentinian pride and a testament to the country’s love for good food and good company. So the next time you’re in Argentina, indulge in a delicious steak and experience the culture surrounding it.
Today, Argentina is known for its high-quality beef, with many tourists flocking to the country to indulge in the famous Argentinian steak. The way steak is cooked in Argentina is also unique, with the most popular method being “asado,” a traditional barbecue technique that involves cooking the meat over an open flame.
Asado is not just a way of cooking meat, but it is also a social event that brings friends and family together. The preparation of the meat can take hours, and during this time, people gather around the fire, share stories, and enjoy a glass of wine or beer. Asado is a cherished tradition in Argentina, and it is not uncommon for families to have their own secret recipes and techniques.
Aside from its cultural significance, beef production has also played a crucial role in Argentina’s economy. The beef industry is one of the largest employers in the country, providing jobs for thousands of people. In addition, the export of beef has been a significant source of income for Argentina, helping to boost the country’s economy.
However, the beef industry in Argentina has faced challenges in recent years, such as rising production costs, government regulations, and competition from other countries. Despite these challenges, the Argentinian people remain proud of their beef industry and the role it has played in their country’s history and culture.
The history of steak in Argentina is a fascinating story that reflects the country’s love for meat, its traditions, and its culture. From its humble beginnings as a source of transportation to becoming a symbol of Argentinian identity, steak has played a significant role in shaping the country’s history and economy. Today, asado remains a cherished tradition, and Argentina continues to be known for its high-quality beef and unique way of cooking it.
Meals in Argentina are often seen as a social event, and steak is the main attraction. It is a way of bringing people together and celebrating life’s small moments. When a family member or friend invites you over for a steak dinner, it is a sign of affection and hospitality.
Argentinians take their time when eating, and meals can last for hours. This provides ample time for conversation and bonding. It is not uncommon for families to spend an entire Sunday afternoon enjoying a meal together. The consumption of steak has become an integral part of these social gatherings.
In addition to its impact on social gatherings, the consumption of steak has also influenced the restaurant industry in Argentina. Steakhouses, like our restaurants at Gaucho, are ubiquitous throughout the country and are known for their delicious cuts of beef. These restaurants are often crowded and bustling, with families and friends gathering to indulge in their favourite dishes. The atmosphere is lively and convivial, with a sense of community that is palpable.
But steak is not just a food in Argentina. It is a symbol of national identity. Argentina is one of the largest producers of beef in the world, and the consumption of steak is deeply ingrained in the country’s culture. It is a source of pride for many Argentinians, and they take great care in preparing and cooking it to perfection.
Overall, the consumption of steak has had a profound impact on the social interactions of the Argentinian people. It has brought families and friends together, created a sense of community in restaurants, and become a symbol of national identity. So the next time you sit down to enjoy a juicy steak, remember that you are also participating in a tradition that has helped shape the culture of Argentina.
The beef industry is a significant contributor to Argentina’s economy, providing jobs for thousands of people in the country. It has also helped put Argentina on the map in terms of global trade, with the country being one of the largest beef exporters in the world.
Argentinian beef is highly sought after due to its quality, flavour, and unique characteristics. The beef industry has helped boost the country’s economy and make it a significant player in the global market.
Steak consumption in Argentina is a cultural phenomenon that has been around for centuries. The country has a long history of cattle ranching, and the tradition of grilling and consuming beef is deeply ingrained in the country’s culture and way of life.
Every year, thousands of tourists flock to Argentina to experience the country’s famous steakhouses, known as parrillas. These restaurants offer a wide variety of cuts of beef, cooked to perfection on an open-flame grill. The popularity of these restaurants has helped to further boost the country’s economy, as tourists spend money on food, lodging, and other activities during their stay.
But steak consumption in Argentina is not just a cultural phenomenon; it also has a significant impact on the country’s economy. The beef industry is responsible for a significant portion of the country’s GDP, and the export of beef products helps to generate foreign exchange for the country.
Additionally, the beef industry provides jobs for thousands of people in Argentina. From cattle ranchers to meat processors, the industry employs workers at every level of the supply chain. This helps to support local communities and provides a source of income for many families in the country.
The economic impact of steak consumption in Argentina is significant. The beef industry has helped to make the country a major player in the global market, while also providing jobs and economic opportunities for thousands of people. And for those who love a good steak, Argentina is the perfect destination to indulge in this mouth-watering delicacy.
Argentina is known for its love of steak, and for good reason. Not only is it delicious, but it also has a range of nutritional benefits that make it an important part of the local diet.
One of the key benefits of steak is its high protein content. Protein is essential for building and repairing tissues in the body and is especially important for athletes and those who are physically active. In fact, a single serving of steak can provide up to half of the recommended daily intake of protein for an adult.
But steak is not just a source of protein. It also contains a range of vitamins and minerals that are important for overall health. For example, steak is high in iron, which is essential for the production of red blood cells. It also contains vitamin B12, which is important for maintaining healthy nerve cells and DNA.
Another benefit of steak in the Argentinian diet is the way it is produced. Unlike in many other countries, the beef in Argentina is grass-fed. This means that the cows are allowed to roam freely and eat a natural diet of grass, which results in meat that is leaner and more nutritious. Grass-fed beef is also higher in antioxidants and more sustainable, which can help to reduce inflammation in the body and protect against disease.
Of course, it is important to note that excessive consumption of beef can have some negative health effects. For example, eating too much red meat has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer. However, in Argentina, steak is typically consumed in moderation, as part of a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
So next time you sit down to enjoy a delicious Argentine steak at one of our Gaucho restaurants, remember that you are not just indulging in a tasty meal – you are also nourishing your body with a range of essential nutrients.
In Argentinian society, steak is often associated with wealth and social status. It is a luxury food item, and people who can afford it are seen as affluent. In the past, beef was more expensive and was primarily consumed by the upper class. However, as the price of beef became more affordable, it became accessible to all social classes.
Despite becoming more accessible, steak still holds a level of prestige in Argentinian society. Like here at Gaucho, It is often served at special events and celebrations, and it is a meal that is looked forward to by many.
In recent times, steak has played a significant role in shaping the social, cultural, and economic aspects of Argentina. It is a symbol of national identity, a crucial part of the local diet, and a staple food item that brings people together. The grilling of steak is a cultural ritual that has been passed down from generation to generation and has become an integral part of Argentine culture and society. To discover and indulge in a Argentinian culinary experience, book a table today at your nearest Gaucho restaurant.BOOK NOW
Sunday 18th June | Father’s Day | Selected Gaucho Restaurants
If the best way to treat your old man does involve a slap-up meal at a top steak restaurant, we’ve thought of the perfect reason to visit your favourite Gaucho restaurant.
Spoil dad this Father’s Day with a complimentary 100g upgrade of their Argentine steak of choice. This offer is available on a selection of cuts including; Chorizo, Ancho, Cuadril, Lomo, Churrasco de Chorizo, Tira de Ancho, Chateaubriand and the ever popular Sampler option.
Available at Tower Bridge, Piccadilly, Canary Wharf, Hampstead, O2, Richmond, Sloane Avenue, Covent Garden, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool Edinburgh, Glasgow
6pm- 9pm | Gaucho Canary Wharf | Every Thursday
Summer is coming, and we’re providing the perfect drinks to mark the occasion.
Join us on our scenic summer terrace at Gaucho Canary Wharf and sip on a blissful glass of Chandon Garden Spritz while trying some much-loved dishes from our newly launched terrace menu.
For those warm summer nights, we invite you to join us for our Chandon Sundowners every second week from 6pm. Enjoy some refreshing drinks while listening to summer beats from our house DJ and watching the sunset over the London skyline.
Available every Thursday until the 17th August 2023.BOOK NOW
Eurovision Cocktail | Available 1st May – 14th May | Gaucho
In celebration of the Eurovision Song Contest heading to Liverpool this May we have created a special cocktail in honour of the Ukrainian entry. All proceeds of this cocktail will be donated to British Red Cross Ukraine Appeal.
Heart of Steel Cocktail
Toast to Eurovision with our exclusive Heart of Steel cocktail with Nemiroff vodka, cherry blossom, orange and notes of vanilla. Available from May 1st – 14th for £14.
Join us in Charlotte Street and indulge on our exclusive menu featuring a selection of our sumptuous, caffeinated favourites, available from April 22nd – 29th. For every Sustainable Espresso Martini ordered, a tree will be planted in honour of World Earth Day.
Sapling Espresso Martini
Sapling Vodka, Kahlua, Cold Brew Coffee, Vanilla
Nc’nean Organic Single Malt Whisky, Kahlua, Cold Brew Coffee, Gomme
Two Drifters Espresso Martini
Two Drifters Signature Rum, Kahlua, Cold Brew Coffee, Maple
Addressing Energy Management In The Hospitality Industry
Our journey towards being a more sustainable and net-zero business is a huge undertaking, and one that all businesses, not just hospitality, are working on as well. In our work so far, we have been aware of the importance and the need for collaboration and to work with everyone in order to get to where we need to be for a better planet.
What is the Mayor of London’ Business Climate Challenge?
When thinking about collaborative action, one of the highlights for us has been the acceptance of two of our beautiful Gaucho restaurants onto the Mayor of London’s Business Climate Challenge (BCC)! As active members of the community in Fitzrovia and in Camden, our Charlotte Street and Hampstead sites were able to apply to be a part of this fantastic scheme to accelerate the journey towards becoming a net-zero restaurant.
In 2020, the Mayor of London set a target for the capital city to become net zero by 2030 – very ambitious! This requires all sectors, businesses, and energy companies to bring forward their actions to address the carbon emissions that are generated primarily through energy and water use within buildings across London. To support this goal, he launched a pilot scheme called the ‘Business Climate Challenge’, a free energy efficiency programme for businesses, to see what potential carbon savings could be gained through strategic support given to businesses to reduce energy consumption and accelerate building decarbonisation.
The goal was to reduce energy usage by 10% in the first year and the participating companies absolutely smashed it! They achieved an average of a 16% reduction in energy usage, and carbon emissions, compared to the previous year and now the project has been commissioned for 2023 across more areas of London with more businesses encouraged to take part than before.
Gaucho’s acceptance on to the BCC for both Charlotte Street and Hampstead is quite significant, as the only hospitality business in either the Fitzrovia or Camden cohort, and we sit alongside a myriad of players from other sectors, whether they be theatres, office buildings, or… Together, all participants have committed to reduce our energy consumption by 10% in 2023 compared to what we used in 2022, although we would love to save even more!
Our restaurant energy management efforts
Over the course of this year, we will be working with the BCC to conduct energy audits of the two buildings, set up detailed reporting for our sites and empowering them to understand how to reduce electricity and gas usage within the restaurants, as well as attending workshops and training on hospitality energy management and what net zero is all about. Technical support is provided by WSP and Turner & Townsend, while an online reporting and consumption dashboard has been set up and monitored by Io-Gen.
With the energy crisis presenting significant challenges for businesses and individuals alike, we are very excited to be working with the BCC and all other participating businesses in this important work to decarbonise London! Follow us on our journey as we share our successes and challenges, and see through becoming an energy efficient restaurant just how much savings can be made across the year.