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60 Chase Side | Southgate, London, England
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English first
London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Ther are a lot of restaurants in southgate, for me this is the best one. The atmosphere is very quaint and romantic, and the food is punctually served by pleasant staff, the food is very good value (or at least it was when we went for lunch). I would recommend this restaurant, they deserve every success, they ticked all of... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Had an early supper here midweek.We were the only people there.This really is a superb little restaurant all three of us had starters and mains which were delicious no wine but soft drinks and it was less than £20 each.The waitress was charming and helpful bringing extra bread without asking.I cannot understand why it wasn't busier maybe we were too... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

An absolute terrible experience and I wouldn't recommend anyone to dine at this establishment. I booked a table for 2, around a month in advance. Upon arriving at the restaurant, we were seated in a tight squeeze between two large parties. Across from us was a more spacious table for 2, asked to be reseated there but this was not... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

This was by far my favourite restaurant in Southgate, great food, lovely atmosphere and lighting and well priced with good portion size. However our experience on Valentines Day this year was appalling. Firstly we were not advised even when I booked a month in advance that it was going to be a set menu, mosty of which we did not... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

First ever visit to Genco's in Southgate last Saturday. As soon as you walk in there is a great atmosphere. The staff are very welcoming and smile all the time, service is exceptional. Cannot fault the food, absolutely tasty and delicious. Portions sizes are not small either. Very reasonably priced for an Italian restaurant. Those who don't go to Ristorante... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I just wanted to echo what everyone else has said on here... It's a great local gem and to be honest I really wasn't expecting so much when I stumbled across it with a girlfriend on a cold, rainy Tuesday night. The waitress that served us was very friendly, we got lovely warm Italian bread whilst we decided what we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

I live in Southgate and have been to Genco six or seven times. Each and every visit has been excellent. The atmosphere is friendly and homely. The food is rich in taste and plentiful. The prices are very reasonable too. For me Genco is the best restaurant in Southgate and one I will continue to go back to!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I liked it. They had excellent service the two times I went there and I really liked the food too. In terms of places to eat in Southgate, it's up there :)

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Average food and awful service nosy Resteraunt and my chair was constantly being pushed out of the way as they had over booked the most awful moment if the evening was when the waitress litrellay threw mustard on my steak awful sevice average food Avoid

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I used to live in Southgate and so have been to eat at Genco's a couple of times when back visiting friends. I went last weekend for the 3rd time and yet again, the food was fantastic and the service was very friendly. Upon being seated, we were approached by one of the owners who seemingly recognised us from previous... More 

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Address: 60 Chase Side | Southgate, London, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Cuisine: Italian

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