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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/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Bar scene
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 112
    Excellent
  • 62
    Very good
  • 21
    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
Delicious lunch

Fantastic service, delicious lunch and great value for money. Goats cheese bruschetta is divine! Ingredients are fresh and tasty. Portion sizes are generous. Will definitely be back

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Marseaair
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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210 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic service, delicious lunch and great value for money. Goats cheese bruschetta is divine! Ingredients are fresh and tasty. Portion sizes are generous. Will definitely be back

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Southampton
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Celebrating a birthday, 17 of us, first time at Ceno. On entering a great bar atmosphere, and good service. Our table was across the back of the room The menus with 3 choices for each course were in each place setting and our server, friendly and helpful took our orders and brought more drinks as ordered, A starter of delicious... More 

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Southampton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Went with family and had a great meal, i recommend the pork with extra crackling yum yum. Good service and friendly staff. Many thanks and see you soon.

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York, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
232 reviews 232 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

As it was my nephew's 18th birthday we got the family together for lunch at Ceno. His parents, sister, grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins were all there to help him celebrate. Thirteen people in all, ranging from 7 to 70+. The food was pretty good with lots of good choices on the Sunday lunch menu, which is good value at... More 

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear eddymaya Thank you for taking the time to provide us with some thoughts on your recent visit to the restaurant, although I was incredibly disappointed to see that you felt there certain aspects of the menu quality and service that could have been improved during your lunch. I have mentioned in my previous responses to Trip Advisor reviews how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Been here on many occasions and I have to say being a fussy eater and my sons likewise they accommodated us with great exceptional meals on every occasion. The service is 10/10, most recently went on Mother's Day a party of 7, the food was out prompt and coming from my mum she said it was the best meal she... More 

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Col917917 Thank you very much for choosing to celebrate Mother's Day with us, and for taking the time to post such a lovely review. I was delighted to see how much you enjoyed your time with us recently, and it is a great testament to our team that you have always enjoyed your visits, and that we have always... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We love this restaurant , never fails to impress us, there were 12 of us in total, we all chose to have starters and a roast, the food was served all together lovely and hot and plenty of it. The staff are very friendly but more important very efficient nothing is too much trouble, we've since been back for my... More 

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear michael7832015 Thank you very much indeed for choosing us to celebrate such an important family occasion, and for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I was delighted to see how much everyone enjoyed their meals, and your comments on the food and service were very much appreciated by everyone here! The fact that you have since... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Came here for my 30th birthday and we had great service from start to finish. I had a party of 12 and we were served with a friendly welcoming smile. Amazing food, great atmosphere. Can never fault the food. Come here regularly as I struggle to find anywhere that can top the service and quality of food👍

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Vickyredfern99 Thank you very much indeed for choosing us to celebrate your 30th birthday, and for taking the time to post such a lovely review. I was so pleased to see how much you enjoyed your evening with us, and the whole team were delighted to read your comments on the food and service. It is always a pleasure... More 

fareham
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Absolutely love this restaurant.. Modern, friendly and the food is cooked to perfection every time! I have been here with a group of people and as a couple and they have never let me down. Would recommend to anyone any time of day

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear chieftain14 Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to post such a lovely review, I was so happy to read your comments on the food and service, and it was a great testament to the team that you have always enjoyed your visits to the restaurant! I look forward to welcoming you back to the restaurant again... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I dont really go in much for mothers day ( i think mothers should be appreciated every day not just one day a year!) so our visit to Ceno on sunday 15th March wasn't specifically for that but nevertheless we had a fantastic day and enhanced by the fact it was mothers day. we had booked approximately 10 days prior... More 

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Samuel J Thank you for choosing us to celebrate Mother's Day, and for taking the time to post such a fantastic review! Both the kitchen and front of house teams were absolutely delighted with your feedback, and our Head Chef is incredibly grateful to you for your comment on the Roast Pork (the Sticky Toffee Pudding will be on... More 

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The whole family went to Ceno for my uncles surprise 40th birthday Sunday lunch. The restaurant was clean, modern and welcoming and the staff were helpful and friendly. With adults and children in the group they were accommodating and family friendly. When ordering drinks at the bar the tender even pounded the two children's lemonades into coloured plastic cups with... More 

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear emmaj1986 Thank you very much indeed for choosing Ceno to celebrate your Uncle's birthday, and for providing us with such an honest critique of your lunch. Customer feedback will always remain the single most important tool in allowing us to evaluate our approach to the dining experience that we offer, and as such reviews such as the one you... More 

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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 18 - 30
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups

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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