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1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
08:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family stopped in here at lunchtime for some food yesterday. It's a big pub, the food was great value and it was all fresh and good quality, We all got a good size portion. The pub was bright and welcoming. Like every Wetherspoons, I noted how cheap the beer was, but couldn't have any as I was driving. We... More 

Thank David W
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724 reviews
517 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A huge pub, lots of space, but terrible service and understaffed. A cheap pub as it's a JD Wetherspoon chain, so you know what to expect, but it felt dirty and cheap and the toilets stank. The service though was slow and many people deep with no idea or order on who was next and a guy with a headset... More 

Thank nomadlad
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Used to come here regularly, very unsure if I would bother again, last few breakfasts here have not been nice and not very hot, on our last visit my daughter dropped her breakfast on the floor, so I picked up what I could and told the bar, when we had almost finished the server came to check on us and... More 

Thank Michelle G
Rochford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Mixed grill was meant to be cooked to "well done", the steak still had blood throughout, egg was meant to be well done too, yolk was runny so they took it off the plate to do a new egg, unfortunately that came out exactly the same. Deserts were a little better but we're not warmed throughout. Other customers were sitting... More 

Thank Ollyspike
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2017

As in the past called in for a pint with my wife after a Sunday stroll, Also as of my other visits on a Sunday Very slow/bad service, The only Man serving seemed to go missing every now and again! and although the lady's serving were busy they never strayed from their Spot! in the Bar , Myself and after... More 

Thank jhitchman700
Hertford, United Kingdom
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322 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Came here early on Friday night before an evening event. The place was busy-hence service was a little slow but staff were welcoming and the food good. No surprises as it the Wetherspoons menu. Fine for a quick stop.

Thank Bellylou
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I visited with 2 other adults and a young child for a couple of cheap drinks and dinner. When our dinner was brought to our table by the manager, a gentleman which dark hair, a beard, tall and wearing a blue waistcoat, he had extremely poor customer service. When he placed my plate down it proceeded to spin across the... More 

Thank Rebecca D
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Live so close by to the elms. For a cheap meal out this place cannot be beat! For myself and my my 3 children (including drinks) it works out about £20! I think that's an amazing deal! Ok the food isn't 5 star but..... I've never actually ever had a bad meal here and I visit the elms every 10... More 

1 Thank Lisa C
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Perfect pub (almost) Could do with a few more bar staff sometimes but other than that It's a Wetherspoons ! Cheap beer, Good value food, I'd live there if I could could. Tim deserves a Knighthood !

Thank Beardwell4
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Always had good meal get what you pay for shame it takes about hour to get a drink as never enough bar staff

Thank Natalie_ed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: 017024687
This is a J D Wetherspoon establishment

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?