"This rather swish, romantic venue has become a hit with locals and draws punters from all over London."
"You can't get much more Argentine than Battersea's Santa Maria del Sur Grill & Bar, short of shipping it brick by brick to Buenos Aires."
"With modern paintings of bulls hung on the brick walls, a Latin American beat emanating from the speaker system & the smell of sizzling steak wafting across the room, Santa Maria very clearly makes no bones about its solid Argentinian credentials. A great place to indulge in a meat-fest."
"So, what will I answer when colleagues aske me what to order? Not only steak! Everything at Santa Maria del Sur is bloody good." Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
"Santa Maria del Buen Ayre is an amazing success story, so how about the sequel?" Gavin McOwan
"Señor Kirchner would probably approve of the new Santa Maria del Buen Ayre, a second branch of the hugely popular Hackney steak house. It's a bit smarter than the original, and a little more expensive, but true to the formula." Guy Dimond
"When that meat-eating itch needs scratching, Santa Maria is a pretty good place to do it." Charles Campion
"A massive bife de chorizo (sirloin) and a fillet were both resoundingly good: deeply flavoured, wht the yielding, velvety quality of the well-hung." Marina O'Loughlin
"They're the kind of places you can go into in bloody overalls and expect a friendly reception and the Argentinian staff here certainly manage that. " Thomas Sutcliffe
"We love the bowls of chimichurri sauce..." Jan Moir
"Santa Maria del Buen Ayre adds its particular ethnicity to a burgeoning group of restaurans in Broadway Market" Fay Maschler
"There are few worthwhile Argentinian restaurants in London, and this one's a purler." Ruth Jarvis
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