We are lucky to have numerous great places to eat and drink here in  Southend-on-Sea and the surrounding areas, here are just a few of our recommendations……….


CLOSEST –   Within 5 – 15 minute walk


Billy Hundreds Fish ‘n’ Tapas Bar


Pearl Dragon








San Fairie Ann Cocktail Bar & Restaurant



Legend Deli



Food by John Lawson

Locally grown seasonal food with a focus on health, wellbeing, creativity and flavour. Inspired by the seasons, our menu uses only the best produce, grown as close to the restaurant door as possible. For this reason we offer a set 4 courses, which can change daily depending on the delivery from our local farmers and fishermen. All food is cooked with health in mind; John only uses ingredients and techniques that promote positive health and well- being.

Wednesday — Saturday— 
6pm – 11.30pm
1pm – 8pm

92 Leigh Road
Leigh-on-sea SS9 1BU
01702 840904


Oliver’s on The Beach

This casual little cafe is situated on the seafront. It is popular for breakfast, brunch and lunch providing far reaching estuary views. Great freshly cooked food, cosy atmosphere and lovely when tide is in.

Opening Hours:  9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Kiosk 6 Western Esplanade,
SS1 1EE ·
01702 351191


This family run grill and smokehouse is located in the town centre and has a very high reputation for its quality locally sourced produce especially the amazing burgers. You will be spoiled for choice with the large menu and will probably struggle to finish the even larger portions!
Cocktail Bar and live music.
Reservations are strongly recommended.

9 London Road
SS1 2TJ 
01702 465169


La Petite Petanque

This gorgeous,classy, french themed cafe is situated in the old pavilion overlooking the bowling green in the town centre. Serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea in quaint surroundings.

The Bowling Green Pavilion
Cambridge Square Gardens
Southend on Sea
Open Tuesday – Saturday 09.30am – 7pm
Sunday 0930-7pm
01702 353208


The Sand Bar & Seafood Co.

Established in 1998, The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. is now a part of the Leigh community, run by a Leigh family. The downstairs restaurant has a European bistro vibe. The upstairs restaurant is an elegant dining room with a private club atmosphere. A great place for dinner with friends where time is irrelevant and the world seems miles away.


Monday to Wednesday: Restaurant 10 am to 12 midnight

Thursday to Saturday: Brunch 10 am to 12 noon, Restaurant 12 noon to 1 am

Sunday: Brunch 10 am to 12 noon, Restaurant 12 noon to 6 pm

Telephone: 01702 480 067




Experience a rich infusion of Middle-Eastern tastes and flavours, all blended to perfection in the Baboush kitchens. We do Ottoman cuisine at its finest and all our food is served to your table in a continuous flow, fresh from our sizzling grill! Seated in our seductive and opulent lounge, you’ll feel as though you are sat amongst the stars. Why not treat your senses to an immersive and authentic blend of flavours and spices, and be enchanted by Baboush.

Monday to Saturday – Noon to 3PM, 5 PM to Midnight  |  Sunday – Noon to Midnight
Last food orders 11 PM
Friday & Saturday – Lounge Open Until Midnight


IRMAS Pizzeria / The BLACK CAT Bar


Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly


 T: 01702 719400    



The Mews

The Mews has a highly rated restaurant located upstairs and a relaxed bar to chill out in.

The Mews
2 Nelson Mews
Southend on Sea
01702 393626

Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Thursday 1200 – 2300
Friday – Saturday 1200 – 0030
Sunday 1200 – 2230



Annies Jazz Club

Bringing you the best of Jazz, Latin & Swing Music

Every Tuesday evening at Thorpe Hall Golf Club, Southend

Food from 6.30pm, music from 8pm

Tel: 07504 232783


Thorpe Bay Golf Club
Thorpe Hall Ave,



Cucina Restaurant

We are situated on Broadway West, Leigh On Sea, we specialise in an Italian and Sicilian cusine,  we offer an extensive menu with a number of fish and meat dishes. Our pizzas are freshly made on the premises in a stone oven.

Our wines will continue to be representative of the regions from which they are from, maintaining tradition in the grape varieties used, and reflective of the people who make them.

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – Friday – 12.00 – 15.00 | 17.30-22.30

Saturday – 12.00 – 22.30

Sunday – 12.00 – 20.30



Masoom Indian Restaurant / Take-away:

With a hospitable ambience combined with attentive staff that aim to and have been known to succeed in catering to our customers every need from when they enter to the moment they leave. The Masoom restaurant has been serving generations of families with authentic flavours of the subcontinent true Indian cuisine, offering an indulgent mix of seasonings and spices, forming decadent spreads relished by diners across the county.

Opening Hours:
Open Seven Days A Week

12 noon – 2.00pm and 5.30pm-11.00pm


Legend Deli

This delightful little cafe is hidden away in the heart of the town centre serving food from around the globe with a modern twist. The lunch menu offers a huge choice of gourmet sandwiches and burgers. During weekend evenings, there is a constantly changing seasonal menu with locally sourced quality produce cooked to perfection. We adore this amazing characterful venue and Chef J is extremely talented, imaginative and serves excellent value for money top notch food. The icing on the cake………you can bring your own booze……..simply divine!

Reservations strongly recommended.
CASH ONLY accepted

Mon – Thursday 1100 – 1600 Fri – Saturday 1100 – 2200 Sunday 1200 – 1600

16 Market Place
Southend – on – Sea

T: 01702 808640