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Ceno

119 Highfield Lane, Southampton SO17 1AQ, England
+44 23 8055 4400
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Ranked #68 of 627 Restaurants in Southampton
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

A by chance meal when staying in the area. Friday night the restaurant/bar was very busy,but the welcome was very genuine and warm. The choice of food was imaginative ,and extensive . Everyone eating around us,their foods all looking excellent.We were spoiled for choice. We were not disappointed!Our food was well presented,served to us in no time at all,and absolutely... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We are fairly regular at Ceno, because it always offers food a good notch above other pubs and restaurants in quality. The price are a bit higher, £16 - £20 for some of the mains, but they are always enjoyed by all and certainly have an x-factor! Nibbles are really tasty, which just adds to the overall experience. Starters are... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

he food was decent not great. did not like how long it took to be served food. The prices are high also for the mediocre menu

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Johanna R Thank you for taking the time to post your review, however I am slightly confused by your comments regarding our menu. The Head Chef and owner have spent the last nine years constantly reviewing, and adapting, our seasonal menu in order to ensure we offer our guests the best dining experience that we can, and subsequently your... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We went to celebrate my son's 18th birthday on a Sunday so we could take advantage of the Sunday lunch menu as well. We were not disappointed. The service/food/and a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc were all really good. My mother loved it is sooo much that she has booked it for her 90th next Saturday! It is good to find... More

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear bitoffluff01 Thank you very much indeed for such a great review…it was lovely to see how much you enjoyed your meal with us, and a fantastic compliment to the team here you chose us again for such a wonderful family celebration. Our Summer menu was still going when you joined us at the beginning of September which is why... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Four of us turned up and asked if we could have a meal, as they had a very large party of 50 people, we were told yes, but it would be at least half an hour wait. We sat and waited for a table and we were given nibbles to keep us going until a table became vacant. We were... More

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Wendyingledew Thank you very much for such a lovely review…it was so rewarding to see how much you enjoyed your evening, and such a great testament to the team here that you felt so well looked after! We will always do our best to accommodate any guests that haven't booked, however our evenings can get very busy so please... More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We sometimes eat here at lunch time and share the "nibbles" menu. Tonight we had dinner and I ordered the chicken burger thinking it would be a chicken breast. It turned out to be mini chicken fillets in breadcrumbs. I don't eat bread (or chips but I'd intended to leave the bun and let my other half pick at the... More

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear lauramayjohnson Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to post your review…the team here were all delighted with your comments, and it was fantastic to see how pleased your were with our response to your main course not being what you expected. The Chilli Chicken Burger is indeed a breast of chicken, however I completely empathise with... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There are few nice areas to eat outside in Portswood in Southampton. But Ceno's, as it is just off the main road, has a lovely decking area and is perfect for Summer afternoons. The food is lovely, although I think lacks direction. Not sure what theme they are aiming for, but it tasted good! One guest in our group had... More

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Pubgoer03 Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to post your review, it was lovely to read your comments regarding the food, and with the weather hopefully staying pleasant for the next couple of weeks you may be able to enjoy our terrace for a short while longer! We were, however, slightly perplexed with your comments regarding... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The food was much better than I expected although a little overpriced I felt. Really good atmosphere on a warm Saturday evening. Will definitely return

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Helen 2502 Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review, it was great to learn how much you enjoyed your evening and I was delighted to read that our food exceeded your expectations. I hope to be able to welcome you back to the restaurant again soon! Warm regards Jamie Gahan More

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

2 courses just over £15. I had a lovely duck starter followed by roast beef. I personally like it rarer but can't fault its tenderness. Lovely gravy. Loads of veg. My husband had the belly pork which looked fab and he said was lovely. Good service.

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Lorna B Thank you very much indeed for taking the time to post your review, our team were grateful to you for your comments about the food and service. Next time you join us for Sunday lunch, please do not hesitate to let us know your preference regarding the Roast Beef when ordering, and we can ensure we serve... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was our first visit and after hearing so many good things we decided to visit for our wedding anniversary. Outside was heaving on a very warm evening,but the restaurant was not over busy . We were served quickly in a friendly and relaxed manner. Have to say the food was lovely and the nibbles to start are a great... More

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Jamie G, Manager at Ceno, responded to this review

Dear Wooser Thank you very much for such a lovely review…it was great to read how much you enjoyed your evening and a wonderful compliment to our team that you will be returning. We did happen to have a group of 60 or so guests celebrating a birthday on the evening that you joined us, which is why our terrace... More

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Additional Information about Ceno

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