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Chez Tonton

182 East Barnet Road, Barnet EN4 8RD, England
+44 20 8440 2696
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion soup” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
182 East Barnet Road, Barnet EN4 8RD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chez Tonton is a little piece of France here in New Barnet. The menu is in French, the waiters and owner are French - it really is a delight to be somewhere so authentic. Recently they have set up a few promotions - set menus...More

Thank Philippa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service as usual shocking Have been here on four occasions as we only live local each time we say never again The owner is rude Food is overpriced Food is sub standard French onion soup was like dish water and the croutons were so hard...More

Thank Nicky B
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We were 2 couples out for dinner and love the food and service. Very charming waiter and we had a lovely evening.

Thank Dex0303
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Eric has now decided to open his fabulous restaurant on Sundays. Nice to see a number of people in there. Food was as excellent as ever and Eric and his wife Claudine work well together. A truly enjoyable lunch. A must if you are in...More

Thank chris503869
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Have been here a couple of times in the past year. Feel like you’re stepping inside a slice of authentic France. Food very good and portions generous. Very good family run restaurant

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Long-standing local French restaurant run by Tonton Eric and his French crew, the food is superb, the wine matches. I love it here!

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Food here is delicious. The staff are very friendly and so considerate of allergies. They were able to make foods especially for us without a second thought. Nice change from chain restaurants and a wonderful ambience. Definitely recommend a visit!

Thank Nixcab
Reviewed 2 March 2018

the food is always good and the drinks menu has a wide range of sensible options service is unfailingly good-have been many times over the years and never been let down

Thank barry m
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Called to ask about a deal they had which said ladies accompanied by a gentleman had a free main course. Wanted to know if my wife had to be accompanied by a chap as actually she’s like to go with me... very sneery attitude, sniggering...More

2  Thank MummyKnitter
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Last night we held our Book Club AGM at Chez Tonton, a return visit from a few years ago. I have also been for lunch a few times. This is a delightful French bistro in the heart of New Barnet. We are very lucky to...More

1  Thank DebAMR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 East Barnet Road, Barnet EN4 8RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Barnet
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8440 2696
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Classic French bistro ambience with some of the finest French food. This family run restaurant has been running for over 30 years and has a team of excellent french waiters and chefs. Let Eric & Claudine offer you an immersive french experience that will give you that feeling of.. Je ne sais quoi. A Bientot
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