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Hot chocolate and donuts!

On a chilly November afternoon we stopped here for takeway hot chocolate and donuts. Not cheap and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neal192
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
Busy but has sand

Best part with sandy beach and a lagoon that is great for the younger kids It was busy but if... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Adam M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a chilly November afternoon we stopped here for takeway hot chocolate and donuts. Not cheap and the hot chocolate was only warm but it was choclaty as opposed to hot water you get in some places.

Thank Neal192
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Just visited this cafe and the service is impressive. Staff are helpful and polite. Enjoyed jacket potatoes and the portions are huge! Great on a sunny day sitting at the back on the decking area facing the sea. Definitely coming back!

Thank Sunseeker186356
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is the main beach west of the pier at Southend. It can get very busy due to its location close to the parking available on the sea front road very nearby. If you prefer more space in peak season, Southend offers many other high...More

Thank gatcarr4
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Best part with sandy beach and a lagoon that is great for the younger kids It was busy but if looking for a small sandy beach this is it and near the pier as well

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Three shells Beach and Lagoon is a 10 minute walk from Southend Central. It’s a small Beach area with a Lagoon and play area that's good for young children to play. It’s in a central location and close to Adventure Island. Hire a deck chair...More

Thank CrystalPower
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Never ever again adults had jacket pot that tasted old the tuna and mayonnaise was disgusting my granddaughters sandwich was not nice at all same tuna was. Yuk my other grandaughter had chicken fillets and chips she tasted one chip and refused the rest and...More

Thank audreybQ9336ZF
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We always used to pick up something to eat at the Three Sheels Beach but were so disappointed with the food last time we were there that we won't be visiting again.

Thank Tottenham3
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We all had fish and chips fish was lovely chips were horrible we all left them we all desert which was a donut with cream and ice cream was delicious service was great perfect seAt to sea fireworks

Thank audreybQ9336ZF
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visited the café for afternoon tea, sat by the window watching the children have fun on the small sand beach and lagoon. Staff very good, the scones, jam and cream were lovely and soft inside. We will return here. They also have a loyalty...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had a meal here while going to adventure island as a large family group The menu was adequate cafe style food and there was something for everyone to choose The service was good and staff friendly

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