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Old Leigh

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Address: High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England

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Lots of pubs, great for lunch and a drink in the sunshine by the sea in summer, and plenty of places for chips and ice cream. There's a nice little beach, great for kids, as well... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of pubs, great for lunch and a drink in the sunshine by the sea in summer, and plenty of places for chips and ice cream. There's a nice little beach, great for kids, as well as a gallery and a small museum, and lots of events such as the Folk Festival. The cockle sheds have so much history and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were regular ( 3 times a year) visitors to Old Leigh during our years in North London. Since moving to Westcliff on Sea to live we visit at least 30 times a year. The pubs are all warm inviting hostelries and for such a small area there is a wide range of restaurants, catering for most tastes and ages.... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely variety of places to eat, good atmosphere with a good beach for the children Nice to have accessible toilets

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Passing the famous cockle sheds, enter into the quaint cobbled street that epitomises a quaint old sea village High St. Old Leigh invites you to sit on the sea wall and enjoy freshly caught sea food and a pint of real beer, or if you prefer eat and drink from the fine fare offered by a traditional old pub such... More 

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Thank Robert W
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love wandering through here with Mr S. It just feels legit. There's always something going on, the pubs are cozy and I wouldn't want to be anywhere else.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place for a stroll enjoying the views of the sea. Many pubs in old leigh that serve good food or just a drink.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This a great place to end up if you walk from Southend or if you hop off the train. Come winter stroll or chatching some summer rays I've done them all and have a lovely time.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place so much, relaxing in winter and summer, in fact an all year round place to visit. To take our dog fir a leasurly walk, and of course to go into Lynne taite gallery. The art and craft gallery's with work from local artists and sculptures.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You will not get a better restaurant than the Boatyard in Old Leigh the food is fantastic and if you get a decking seat the sea is actually right under you, in the summer it's the most amazing place, get your drink and go and sit outside the Peterboat, people watch or even better watch the speedboats and jet ski... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love old Leigh. Good for walking, pubs, the regatta and folk festival in the summer. If you like seafood this is definitely the place to go.

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