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Cemo

Certificate of Excellence
European, Turkish
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557 High Rd | IG1 1TZ, Ilford, England
02085998779
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Description: Local turkish restaurant

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  • 15
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 5
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tables could be bigger but food is delicious

I haven't been here for a while but some others were going for a meal and I thought I would tag along As I remember, the food and service was on point. The only let down is the table sizes. It's not like they are abnormally small or anything, it's just that the portions are quite large and so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2015
Xcloose
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London, United Kingdom
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Ilford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant on many occasions in the past and have always been happy with the quality and quantity of food. Last night (29 Oct), the restaurant was very empty for a Friday night. I did not recognise any of the staff, has the restaurant changed hands? I always have the ribs, and these were under seasoned and... More 

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1 Thank S L
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

This restaurant is a veritable jewel within the barren wilderness of Ilford dining. OK, if you were to wander past this place at lunchtime, you'd be forgiven for thinking it was nothing more than a kebab shop. But it is so much more than that, as it is a mangal – so it has a big charcoal pit in the restaurant... More 

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1 Thank PSA F
London, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I haven't been here for a while but some others were going for a meal and I thought I would tag along As I remember, the food and service was on point. The only let down is the table sizes. It's not like they are abnormally small or anything, it's just that the portions are quite large and so there... More 

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2 Thank Xcloose
London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Went there with three friends on a friday night. Nice enough place but the food let it down. The platter we ordered was for 4-5 but we were still hungry after the meal. It should have been for 2 to share. Price of the platter should have reflected this. If you want man size portions avoid this place.

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Thank IaLondoner
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went went as a family of 6 people (4 adults & 2 kids) to open our fast here, we ordered the £50 'jumbo' platter which we were told by the waitress that it was more than enough for 6 people. But when the food arrived, it was disappointing to see the fact that it could not even serve 3... More 

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Thank Shamila B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Customer service was great, very friendly and food was fresh, hot, and tastey. Chilli sauce is rather spicy but hits the spot!! 10/10

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1 Thank Nav N
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

went here after my friend (regular customer) kept recommending. Decor is nice, warm. Disappointed with the food overall. We ordered a Large Platter (£50 supposedly for 5-6 people) which turned up and was not very big at al. compared to other turkish places, the portion was not generous... at the end, we were given 4 backlavas to share between 6... More 

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3 Thank Fadzy2014
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I'm proud to say that because of this restaurant I fell in love with Turkish food. Although the prices r gonna up cemo is amazing and I will always remember it and it will stay in my heart

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2 Thank Bismah I
London
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Went here a lot for lunch, the lahmacun (I think I'm spelling that right) is excellent, and the service is great along with the prices. Would definitely recommend this to anyone in the area!

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4 Thank D_West1992
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Came to try for the first time and it was excellent fresh delicious food and for your money you get great service and lots of food. The waiter was a excellent friendly gentleman with perfect service even though it was busy he was managing everything perfectly. Will definately come back and highly recomended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 557 High Rd | IG1 1TZ, Ilford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: 02085998779

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Turkish

Description

Local turkish restaurant

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