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“a decent little cafe/bistro with good friendly service”
Review of CXO Bar & Bistro

CXO Bar & Bistro
Ranked #20 of 912 Restaurants in Southampton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $13 - $61
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Description: CXO Bar&Bistro is situated just 2 minutes' walk from the Mayflower Theatre, right in the heart of Southampton. A modern continental bistro and bar that specialises in PRE-THEATRE dining and BREAKFAST, it has a vibrant atmosphere while still maintaining an intimate nature. It's suitable for after work drinks, pre-theatre meals, and get-togethers with friends or colleagues, as well as that special meal for two. We are situated very close to the north exit of Southampton train station, we also are the closest licensed bar to it, we offer the perfect destination to wine and dine or just to sit back and relax and unwind before a visit to the theatre, a trip by train or a week-end away with friends.
Reviewed November 24, 2012

my wife and i decided to pay this place a visit just before we saw The Mousetrap at the Mayflower. it is ideally placed - just a few hundred yards from the theatre. there was friendly and efficient service and although we only needed something quick and easy - it was no problem. the prices are very reasonable and we would certainly use this one again.

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Thank bobwinmill
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

Dined pre matinee theatre performance on 8/11/12.
A small bistro, just across the road from the railway station; set in a rather unattractive building, but well worth the visit.
Because this is a very popular place and just around the corner from Mayflower Theatre, I booked a table for two at 12:15.
We ate a chicken pasta dish, home-made burger and chips, one glass of wine and coke, all excellent. Although very busy, the waitresses were friendly, helpful and coped with the crowd’s very well. Total cost £20!
They also sell coffee and delicious looking cakes, which we will be going back to try some day! Highly recommended.

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Thank Trude28
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Reviewed November 8, 2012 via mobile

Stopped here when train was delayed by an hour on a Thursday morning. Ordered latte and eggs benedict. Great service and chilled out atmosphere. Both coffee and eggs benedict lovely with cool Joseph Joseph salt and pepper grinder (it's the little things...).
Definitely recommend!!

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Thank ShivyDevon
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

Coffee. I like good coffee and caffexpresso are the best at it. The food is sublime, service is second to none and the atmosphere is spectacular.

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Thank Ed M
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

Really nice place that's a bit different. Great service from people who care, which makes a refreshing change these days. Food's great or great place for a civilised drink. Give it a try.

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Thank Pinheadplanet
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