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Cargo Restaurant

) #292 of 709 Restaurants in Southampton ££ - £££ , British
20-22 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
+44 23 8082 9042
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
20-22 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Great location in Oxford Street, nice bar, staff helpful and good atmosphere but the food is a real let down. Very limited menu and food very poor. Burgers are average at best but the buns disintegrate in your hands. Pricey for the quality.More

Thank STMoly
Faucet I, Marketing & Digital Content Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're glad that you were pleased with the bar, staff and atmosphere however we were sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your food. This certainly doesn't sound like the normally excellent quality of...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

The rooms are small, but for a couple Americans wanting the cozy English experience, this place fit the bill. Book a night here and you won't be disappointed (unless you want the large cookie-cutter, Americanized hotel with no charm; this isn't it).

Thank Jonathan T
Faucet I, Marketing & Digital Content Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Hi Jonathan Thanks for taking the time to review us and for the lovely positive feedback. We're so glad that you enjoyed your cosy English experience and hope to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards Cargo

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went there yesterday for Sunday lunch with a large group of friends, Superb value roast dinner, Choices of Beef , Chicken and Gammon, plenty of veg and more if requested. The peas with leeks in Cheese sauce were wonderful. We all had a great time...More

Thank OldBob27
Faucet I, Marketing & Digital Content Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We're so glad that you and your friends joined us for Sunday Roast and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your food - we're big fans of the peas and leeks in...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hosted a breakfast event for 36 people and despite a vast array of different food orders, the team coped well with our needs. Great service and good food, we were very well looked after by John, Keira and the team, they were all excellent and...More

Thank Wedding189499
Faucet I, Marketing & Digital Content Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review us and for the lovely positive feedback. We're so glad that you were pleased with the service and thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the food. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

It took 40 minutes for a sandwich and fries to arrive, which over a lunchtime, when there are only two other customers in the pub unacceptable. The food was also mediocre. The sandwich was advertised as a rare roast beef sandwich but the beef was...More

Thank Simon D
Faucet I, General Manager at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Dear Simon Thank you for leaving your review, I am only sorry that you have had cause to do so. Please accept my sincere apologies for your disappointing visit for lunch; it is in no way acceptable that you experienced such a long wait only...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

The place was quite and relaxing. Cannot fault the food and the service was good. Will be on the short list of places to stop and eat

Thank Brian V
Faucet I, Digital Content & Social Media Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Hi Brian Thank you for taking the time to review us and for the lovely positive feedback. We're thrilled to be on your short list and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Cargo

Reviewed 21 December 2016

Ate in the bar area, good choice of food, was reasonably priced and tasted good. Had the salmon, a little over done for me but did not spoil it.

Thank Marc C
Faucet I, Digital Content & Social Media Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Hi Marc Thank you for taking the time to review us. We thank you for your positive feedback and for your comments regarding the salmon. Looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Cargo

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Just had cracking visit to this establishment. John was a superb host and really REALLY looked after us all. We were there for a birthday celebration and noting was too much trouble. We weren't rowdy but more lively :-) my food, steak and chips was...More

Thank Annie A
Faucet I, Digital Content & Social Media Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Hi Annie Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We're thrilled that you chose Cargo for the birthday celebration and glad you enjoyed your food. It's lovely to hear such great feedback regarding the service and we will certainly pass it...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Staff are friendly, lots places to sit, decor is nice, seating is clean, not too much on tap but lots of cocktails, would recommend for some quite drinks at the beginning of your night.

Thank PopcornMonkeyReviews
Faucet I, Digital Content & Social Media Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Cargo

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

New to the menu. Homemade pancakes, smoked bacon and maple syrup. Great way to start the day with a taste from across the pond!

1  Thank Pilch2104
Faucet I, Digital Content & Social Media Executive at Cargo Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hello Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We're glad you enjoyed the pancakes and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Cargo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-22 Oxford Street, Southampton SO14 3DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8082 9042
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