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Chez Tonton

182 East Barnet Road, Barnet EN4 8RD, England
+44 20 8440 2696
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“confit duck” (3 reviews)
“fondue” (6 reviews)
18:30 - 22:30All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
182 East Barnet Road, Barnet EN4 8RD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitley didn't expect to find this in Barnet. Terrifict family-run bistro run by the French people. The food is simple, elegant and cooked to perfection. The price is very reasonable for the quality and quantity, and the special lunch/dinner menu at under £10 for 2...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chez Tonton has been here for over 30 years with the same management. The menu changes little - it doesn't need to as it delivers first-rate food every time. Good service, reasonably priced wine and a nice atmosphere. Background music always used to be Edith...More

Thank laurencetuerk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent; good portions and we'll priced for what you get, even more so on a Tastecard. The staff are very friendly, and made us feel very welcome. I am planning on coming back here as soon as possible. And bringing my family...More

Thank Callum G
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Everyone local and further afield should travel to this little French gem of a restaurant. The food is amazing & really authentic ... French onion soup to die for! My husband enjoyed a wonderful salmon dish on our last visit. I have eaten the calves...More

Thank travelling_tasha72
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My wife and I have visited this charmed establishment on many occasions over the years. The food is always excellent. Excellent in quality, excellent in balance of flavours and presentation, excellent in authenticity and value for money! The fixed menu is superb, the a la...More

Thank Stewart B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I lived in New Barnet and the East Barnet for over 30 years. Chez Tonton opened not long after I moved there. My wife and I found it not long after it opened in about 1984 or 1985. It was two minutes walk from home,...More

Thank David_S_Bushey
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Superb food,wine,ambience and service.We greatly enjoyed our visit,everything was first class and fautless.Good value added to our enjoyment as did the attention and time the Patron,Eric,gave to us.We will return.

Thank Fredbertie1
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

What a great resteraunt and great service to follow the food is presented amazing and it tastes very good would recommend the French onion soup to start or the escargo for desert the créme brûlée is really good and service is excellent will defenetly be...More

Thank jellyshihtzu
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I know I have reviewed this restaurant before but had to mention again. My husband and I travel from Hertfordshire to eat here as the food is so good. At lunchtime there is a set menu of two courses for a little under £10. You...More

Thank chris503869
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Chez Tonton is a wonderful restaurant - the food is superb and the service is great. Eric is always pleased to see us and takes the time to have a chat with everyone. This place never disappoints!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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