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Sandbank Restaurant

1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England
+44 1702 719000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“ham hock” (12 reviews)
“six courses” (7 reviews)
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British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England
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1 - 10 of 577 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Revisited the restaurant as we were gifted a taster menu voucher. Food was great and so was the wine (loads of the stuff). Friendly staff made the night. Miles better than our last visit. Thanks!

Thank Marlowhulud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a romantic meal for my birthday with my fiancé very impressed great service and great food my partner is celiac and that was no problem at all for them very nice meal parking a bit difficult there but other than that a very...More

Thank Jimguru01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited for our wedding anniversary. We had a travel zoo deal for the six course tasting menu, which I have to say was very good value. The restaurant is in an old Lloyds bank which has been converted into a very...More

Thank Travellater
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for the 1st time last night. Service was fantastic and food was excellent. Will definitely be back

Thank Bev63_11
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A group of twelve of us recently had a reunion in the private room at this restaurant. The staff could not have been more accommodating to our particular needs. We chose to have the Chef's Choice menu which was extremely good value. Although limited in...More

Thank Goanywhereduo
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went here with some girl friends back in February. We had the set menu. Food came up in quite small portions but the quality was great. Staff were very friendly and the atmosphere was lovely. Good cocktails too!!

1  Thank Alex H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I went to the Sandbank restaurant with friends and had a great evening there. However that was down to being in the company of fabulous friends and had nothing to do with the food. Although the food was really nicely presented it tasted mediocre and...More

3  Thank iloverock
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Had a weekend away in Southend with my girlfriend and we came to this restaurant on the Saturday night. About a 10 minute taxi ride away from Southend sea front and thoroughly worth it. Food was fantastic, starters, main and dessert. Great selection of cocktails...More

Thank jmason91
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We had the 6 course tasting menu with a wine flight. 6 of us of different ages and all I can say is what great food, wine and atmosphere. Each course was seasoned well and matched brilliantly with wine. Staff were friendly and nothing was...More

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I have had a number of quality gourmet experiences in Sandbanks Restaurant.. The venue is super and Mathew gives diners his personal attention. The restaurant is Michelin graded and one event which is very popular are the taster evenings when diners can enjoy a selection...More

Thank Robert M
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13 May 2016|
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Response from Charles O | Reviewed this property |
Val C
4 April 2016|
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Response from Andrew R | Reviewed this property |
Parking is never an issue, always loads of spaces on London Road.
Sarah M
5 July 2015|
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Response from Matthew L | Property representative |
Hi Sarah Thank you for your message. The restaurant is located 10/15 minutes walk way from the Leigh on Sea station. There are steps directly opposite the station, this will save time walking up Belton Way. We offer a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England (Formerly The Bank)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 719000
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