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119 Highfield Lane, Southampton SO17 1AQ, England
+44 23 8055 4400
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb salad” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“pudding” (14 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
119 Highfield Lane, Southampton SO17 1AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been here numerous times for drinks, meals, Sunday lunch. Never ever fails to deliver. Their mantra of drink, dine, unwind is available in spades, lovely place, lovely staff and new refreshed restaurant. Keep up the good work!

Thank Colin B
Reviewed yesterday

Came here for a friend's birthday and loved it again. The menu is amazing. Worst bit is trying to choose! Very friendly and attentive staff. Could do with more parking is my only complaint but you can usually find somewhere on the adjacent road.

1  Thank MrJonty
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We regularly come here - it’s very multifaceted, there aren’t many places I would go for both an evening out with friends and a lunchtime meal with family. The staff are all so friendly, welcoming and helpful and the food has always been perfect, never...More

Thank Miriam O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food, lovely staff! Would highly recommend a visit! The new decor is fantastic, very stylish and trendy.

2  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great restaurant! We visit regularly and really like the new furniture. New look is contemporary and beautiful. Service and food is excellent!

2  Thank lschoonh
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Never knew of this place and found it after a search, what a find. Had a fantastic Sunday roast and all 3 courses were delicious, will certainly be back for more.

1  Thank Denzil2008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place! The all new refurb is out of this world! The food, drinks and more importantly the staff are more than anyone could ask for. Excellent eye for detail, and the service was excellent! A special thankyou to Lorraine who made the...More

1  Thank James D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here many times during the day and evenings, never fails to impress! The food is exsquisite and brilliant atmosphere every time!!

1  Thank Keith Newman N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Back to the best restaurant in Southampton for the 3rd year in a row for our Valentine's meal. Loving the new decor and the sharing starters platter. Excellent food and excellent service. Well done Ceno. 😁

1  Thank WeeHobbitt
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of friends have been meeting here 6 times a year for 11 years and in all that time we have never had a bad meal. The recent upgrade to the restaurant is very good and there is now a circular table for 8....More

1  Thank AandJHampshire
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Terry S
20 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Helen M | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the late response You would have to contact them directly
18 November 2015|
Response from Jamie G | Property representative |
Yes indeed, we are next door to the Highfield House hotel which is free to park in for any guests visiting the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Highfield Lane, Southampton SO17 1AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8055 4400
  • E-mail
CENO is a stylish and contemporary restaurant where the food comes first. Our aim is simple - to create innovative and delicious dishes that capture the imagination and tastebuds alike. To view our menus please visit our website.
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