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557 High Rd | IG1 1TZ, Ilford, England
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

First time at this restaurant, usually travel to Nth London but we were recommended Cemo. Very friendly owner, very attentive and we had the huge Meze platter. So much food! Great place and excellent food, will return!

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Romford, United Kingdom
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125 reviews 125 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Ate here for the first time in a little while and thought the food was as good as the first time I came, I also liked the new decor after the refurbishment the place has gone through. Food is Turkish style cooked on the open BBQ , the breads are all baked on the premises and delicious , the meat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Went for a meal with my family. Very noisy, waiters rushing around and banging dishes down when serving. Food was hot and fresh but it was so noisy and hectic I couldnt enjoy it. The staff were very loud amongst each other too in their language. A group of men sitting on the table near us were talking inappropriately. This... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Have eaten here a number of times and have never been disappointed. Food is cooked in front of you and is very fresh. Portions are huge - plenty of bread and salad with grilled food. Takeaways are equally good. Well worth a visit.

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Romford, England, United Kingdom
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86 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Simply a no-frills well presented family run Turkish/Kurdish 'Mangal' or 'Ocakbasi' in the fringes of Essex! All the grill food is freshly prepared and the Lahmacun (Turkish style thin pizza with minced lamb, peppers and onion) is brilliant. If I can't make it to North London for my fix then hopping down the road from where I am, Cemo is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Went yesterday for a family meal and was quite surprise of the excellent quality of food and service. The waitress was fantastic. I highly recommend this place for a relaxed evening.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I went here for dinner last week and was very happy with the service and quality of the food. One of the better restaurants in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Very nice place excellent food and service have been there with friends and family always good service and food all food is halal spoke to the owner

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Ilford, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

I have been to cemo a few times food is always great always good to get the same quality when u revisit the staff are excellent even rembember your name and your specfic dietry requirments nothing ,emo in the local area for turkish cusine this is the place to go owner is a great guy always friendly and nothing is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The food is exceptional and the staff make you feel like you're part of the family, or an honoured guest. But the primary reason to eat here is the magnificent grill, as the meat cooks slowly, the juices flow, smelling absolutely delicious, occasional sparks fly and the bread engorges with the juices from the meat and salad. I often have... More 

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Address: 557 High Rd | IG1 1TZ, Ilford, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Ilford
Cuisine: Turkish

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