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Old Leigh

High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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Recommend by a local resident we bumped into and well worth the visit as it is so nice to find some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
marionk26
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Sunday visit

Love Old Leigh. Have been visiting for years, and always love going. Seafood, decent pubs and a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Westcliff_Shrimper
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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“seafood” (113 reviews)
“cockle sheds” (104 reviews)
“cockles” (103 reviews)
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High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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"seafood"
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"cockle sheds"
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"cockles"
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"fishing village"
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"sea food"
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"folk festival"
in 31 reviews
"crooked billet"
in 45 reviews
"pubs and restaurants"
in 23 reviews
"peter boat"
in 30 reviews
"small beach"
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"cobbled street"
in 27 reviews
"prawns"
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"fresh fish"
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"ice cream"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Recommend by a local resident we bumped into and well worth the visit as it is so nice to find some of the character has survived in the huge urban sprawl. Good walking but you will have to be wary of the dog poo everywhere

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Love Old Leigh. Have been visiting for years, and always love going. Seafood, decent pubs and a great atmosphere. Well recommended.

Thank Westcliff_Shrimper
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely old bit of Southend with cobbled street and clapper board houses. Quite a small place, but worth a look. Pottery well worth a visit

Thank Goldens127
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a stroll through old Leigh before lunch. Not much to see or do before midday. It comes to life then!! We went into the museum and the fisher mans cottage. Very interesting. The grandsons thought it was great.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you've found a parking space (no small feat) and walked into the old town, it's like going back in history. Lovely old pubs with lots of outdoor seating. Gift shops, museum, restaurants - it's even got it's own art gallery and pottery! Nice for...More

1  Thank Locus A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can not recommend this place enough. The walk is amazing right next to the water . Cockle sheds , pubs, restaurants, tea garden, fish and chip shop and ice cream shops. Gift shops which are full of little treasures. Public toilets next to the beach....More

Thank Tinkertash2012
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent place to stroll with the family or the dog lots of different places to eat, drink or visit and plenty of places that welcome dogs. The dogs can play on the beach until May, but remember to clean up after you pet. In the...More

Thank P J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old Leigh is a magnificent place to be at all times of the year I'm a photographer and if you like to take photos the you can't go far wrong in Old Leigh there are literally hundreds of places to take photos, and if your...More

Thank Kirston2015
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely old pub...worth a visit, right in the heart of Old Leigh, cockle sheds & sea food stalls. Gets very buzzie and busy in the summer months, although busy in winter too.

1  Thank Rita B
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

When my wife and I walk down to the Old Town we always pop into this pub for a nice drink and something to eat. They sell some lovely ales and if you sit outside the sun is always shinning on the seats and you...More

Thank mikebQ3298CJ
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stuart c
12 December 2017|
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Response from guygrimwade | Reviewed this property |
i don't drink so no idea
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Jane G
20 November 2017|
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Response from GSteward | Reviewed this property |
Leigh will certainly be open. Old Leigh might only have a few places open - not sure though. Train journey from Fenchurch Street Station in London takes approx 50 minutes. Station at Leigh about 10 minutes walk to Old... More
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ASWVy
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Response from skrem | Reviewed this property |
Yes just get the train to Leigh chalkwell is a bit of a walk.
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