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Old Leigh

High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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It's my home Town 🤦

My Beautiful Old Leigh.....A Gem of Essex .....A Smorgasbord of Awesome Seafood and Great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Karen Ann Y
via mobile
A step back!

I have lived in this area for 2 decades. I take a lot for granted and I am probably biased but, I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (149 reviews)
“cockle sheds” (94 reviews)
“cockles” (98 reviews)
High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My Beautiful Old Leigh.....A Gem of Essex .....A Smorgasbord of Awesome Seafood and Great pubs...... Oh and very Child and Dog friendly ......Get down there and Have a Blast x

Thank Karen Ann Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have lived in this area for 2 decades. I take a lot for granted and I am probably biased but, I want to review Old Leigh from the perspective of a visitor and I will try and leave the bias behind. Old Leigh can...More

Thank Jollyhoho
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old town's High Street is dotted with pubs, a fabulous tea-room and some pretty good fish and chips, along with the seafood sheds. Fab on a summers evening to sup a pint on the sea wall, watching the amazing Leigh on Sea sunsets.

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wide range of pubs to chose from with good food and family friendly. Access to the beach and the opportunity to see the fishing boats coming in with their catch. Fresh daily fish available to purchase from the cockle sheds or alternatively grab half...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Old Leigh for years with my friends for a beer and some sea food and have never been disappointed, however on my last visit I was really annoyed, I had Scampi and whelks from Osbourne's, the Scampi was disgusting, it...More

1  Thank Royace1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Old long is picturesque and quaint. It is very pretty and there are some pubs and seafood stalls too. You can also grab and ice cream on a hot day.

Thank Kimmie_Rose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to start and finish a seaside walk. Recommend Peter boat for cod and chips and a pint great simple food and a nice view over estuary

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a quaint place to visit. Love this place. Perfect for a walk, drink or/and lunch. My favourite part of coming to Southend for the day is visiting Leigh.

Thank happyme_7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love coming down to the cockle sheds sit on the wall opposte the crooked billet and have some seafood love it here people watching

Thank tracy m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to Old Leigh ever since I can remember some 60+ years and it's charm never fails me. It has something for all admittedly it has the smallest beach in Essex but who cares you'll get a space if you wait. I...More

Thank Tad666
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Questions & Answers
17 July 2017|
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Response from robt948 | Reviewed this property |
About a 15 minute walk
Peter Anthony S
27 July 2016|
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Response from tanddee123 | Reviewed this property |
Hi the train from Southend to Leigh takes 5 minutes and 2 minute walk to old leigh
sandra e
12 July 2016|
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Response from Ruth K | Reviewed this property |
There are two car parks just behind leigh on sea station or a carpark under the bridge just after the cockle sheds or even a small car park on old leigh high street itself and one more in front of the mayflower pub just... More

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