Bringing sumptuous Argentine cuisine to North London, Garufa is a lively yet intimate neighbourhood favourite. Rustic exposed brickwork, bistro-style wooden furnishings and prints depicting the South American of yesteryear are dotted through this cosy space, and much-loved signature dishes include traditional Argentinian sharing grills, homemade buckwheat ravioli and chimichurri.
Venue Details & Map
104 Highbury ParkHighburyLondonN5 2XE
- +44 (0)20 7226 0070
- Public transport:
- Arsenal, Underground
Have been there once for brunch and once for steak and each time was really, really good.. gotta love a place with consistency.
For brunch I had the Desayuno Garufa which was far too much food (in the best possible way)! My boyf had a burger with garlic fries and I took more than my fair share of those.. I'd go back just for the fries! The steak was pretty meaty and quite moist, with the...more
Very out of the way, but if you are an Arsenal fan you will find yourself up this way.
Great steaks, fab sides, prime service. The wine list delicious and reasonable. The grilled provolone starter a must, the herb chips the best.
Get chimichuri sauce aside your steak. You'll thank me later.more
Breakfast of steak, sausage, mushroom, eggs and a Bloody Mary.
If this doesn't appeal to you please check with a doctor because you may be dead.more
I've never eaten Argentinian before. It wasn't bad at all (and I'm a veggie)! I had a tasty green salad, the sweet potatoes and this amazing warm pastry called an empanada. Spinach and cheese. Amazing! I had a margarita from the bar, which was without the bells n whistles (i.e. no crap hanging off the glass) and it's simplicity (and strength ..haha) was more than enough to call it a decent...more
Well, I can say I'm lucky to have a reasonably priced steakhouse in my neighbourhood.
My sister and I went for the rump steak with onion rings and courgettes and rib eye with sweet potato side.
Rump steak was dissappointing - was very chewy and dry, so stay away from this one. However the rib-eye was nice and juicy - the way a rib-eye should be. I also liked that you don't have to go for a...more