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Ceno

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119 Highfield Lane, Southampton SO17 1AQ, England
+44 23 8055 4400
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Description: CENO is a stylish and contemporary restaurant where the food comes first....
CENO is a stylish and contemporary restaurant where the food comes first. Our aim is simple - to create innovative and delicious dishes that capture the imagination and tastebuds alike. To view our menus please visit our website.
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  • 168
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Diamond in the rough

The food here is fantastic! All starters and mains for the group were cooked to perfection and you cannot fault the service - very quick but thorough. This literally is a diamond in the rough!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cocorrrine
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food here is fantastic! All starters and mains for the group were cooked to perfection and you cannot fault the service - very quick but thorough. This literally is a diamond in the rough!

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2 Thank Cocorrrine
Telford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

what a shame once again are meals where spoilt by somebody not taking a few minutes to look at soggy and burnt chips thus spoiling for us what should have been a nice evening the starters where great and the other main course was good o what a shame

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Thank Michael F
Southampton
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited with a business party winding up meal. Found the restaurant rather cold and noisy once several tables had been occupied. Asked for the scallops starter as a MAIN course. It was delicious but only 3 scallops and served on a slate! The rest of the party seemed satisfied with their meals but they looked quite ordinary food served... More 

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Thank MajohnNursling
Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

booked party of 24 here on Saturday night for a retirement meal. In fairness we were about 30 minutes late sitting down which may have thrown them as place was heaving but we then had to wait 30minutes more for orders to be taken and another 20 minutes before starters arrived....this was only gripe about the evening. All 3 courses... More 

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Thank lawrence s
London, England, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were welcoming and knowledgeable. Our waitress even knew what dishes celeriac was in without consulting the allergy book! The menu was really lovely making the 'what to have?' decision really tough. The portions were large so in our party of 4 only 1 meal was finished. The only down side was because of its popularity the ability to... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoy going here, it has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with a varied menu. It caters for different tastes and has some interesting food on its menu. The staff are great and accommodating and it's somewhere we always go back too.

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Thank Kay B
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food however the surly short blonde bar manager is rude and unwelcoming !!! Only go there if I'm passing and can't go anywhere else

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Thank Joeykitty22
Herts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant several times and each time I have not been disappointed. The food is of a high standard together with the service. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. I have drunk various red, white and prosecco wines, all of which have been of excellent quality. I am looking forward to the next time I... More 

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Thank tertrick
London
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband booked this restaurant for my birthday. We had a wonderful meal with very friendly staff. Loved the desert of a little bit of everything. If we are in the area again we would definatly return.

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Thank woody4london
Mount Bures, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

We had our evening meal here as we were staying next door. What a surprise. Excellent food and service. The Crispy Lamb salad is a delight. If you visit Southampton and don't eat here you are missing a great treat. Thank you to all the Team at Ceno.

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Thank Mike R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 119 Highfield Lane, Southampton SO17 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8055 4400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 29
  • Cuisine: European, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene

Description

CENO is a stylish and contemporary restaurant where the food comes first. Our aim is simple - to create innovative and delicious dishes that capture the imagination and tastebuds alike. To view our menus please visit our website.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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