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“Agreed: this is about as good as it gets” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cennin - CLOSED

Cennin
13 Castle Street, Beaumaris LL58 8AP, Wales
01248 811230
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Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Agreed: this is about as good as it gets”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Just eaten here and I agree with other recent reviews: this is as good a meal as you will find anywhere at this price in a small and unpretentious bistro.
Can't find fault anywhere. Top quality local meat, cooked to perfection. Excellent veg. Lovely bread. Good sauces. Terrific chocolate dessert.
Good service too.
Cost about £50 per head with a bottle of wine. Not cheap but this is seriously good food and worth paying a little extra for.
If only everywhere was like this - eating out would be a real pleasure.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Perfection!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

From the outside - not what you would expect - you must go inside. Went here because of the reviews we had seen. Made to feel very welcome. Service was excellent. Food was cooked and presented amazingly. You certainly get your taste buds tantalised here! Had to have all three courses! Glad we booked before we went as they were very busy and I am not at all surprised.
They have the whole package right here from start to finish and everything was perfectly timed in terms of when your next course would be presented to you. I cannot give enough praise to Cennin as words fail me. (Aled Williams should be cloned and distributed evenly across the UK)!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LICHFIELD
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“What a Gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Saw the menu and was really impressed so we decided to call in on the off chance that there was a table. We just got in at 6.30 and because the table had been reserved at 8 we got a move on picking our dishes. I started with the potato and leak soup with lamb,croutons and chive oil while my husband had the ham hock terrine. The soup was absolutely stunning- I could have eaten it as a mains as well devine! The ham hock was really good and very generous. The starters were accompanied by home made flavoured bread which was excellent. The mains were both wonderful my lamb had amazing depth of flavour and the only thing stopping me wiping the plate clean was I was determined to see if the chef could do pudding as well as he could the other dishes. My husband had beef which he raved over and at the end of which his plate was so clean it looked washed. For desert I had the panna cotta with various raspberry elements and my other half had baked vanilla custard with basil meringue, black pepper shortbread and strawberry ice cream. Both deserts were equally as good as the preceding courses and the whole meal was a triumph with very friendly and attentive staff capping things off.As we left we noticed the chefs name (Aled Williams) and thought we'd look this talented chap up. We weren't surprised to see the impressive CV to his name. Long may this restaurant and chef prosper- with food like this it surely should!

Visited August 2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Excellent ham hock terrine, delicious beef and a fabulous chocolate assiette. Thoroughly recommended.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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tampa florida
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49 restaurant reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Pricey but good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Food all locally sourced. Creative menu, food cooked perfectly. Wonderful place for penultimate night of dining

Visited July 2013
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