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The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd.

71 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PE, England
+44 1702 480067
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
71 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PE, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We are a bit late on feedback so apologies. We booked the meal for my kids my daughters partner me and hubby. Staff were very attentive as usual. Drinks were got quickly. We opted to have some oysters to start and those were lovely. Starters...More

Thank kb1609
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

thank you for your review, all lovely reviews are gratefully received no matter how late - So glad you enjoyed our favourite day of the year. Just love doing Burns Sunday Lunch. Our next Burn's Sunday lunch is going to be on the 21st January....More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is my favourite restuarant in Leigh-on-Sea - amazing seafood, amazing service, amazing atmosphere, amazing value for money.More

Thank Lordstash
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

thank you so so much for an amazing review. Wish I knew who you were, so next time you're in I could thank you personally. Even after 19 nearly 20 years, it doesn't get easy, we have never stopped trying to improve everyday, and when...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Having found myself looking for a quick dinner before the Champions League started, I was surprised to find that most of the pubs shut their kitchens at 19:00....seriously!!! Anyway I managed to come across The Sand Bar. Now growing up in the area this had...More

Thank Spencer P
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

thank you for your kind review - when you come next time, you can always ask for extra spice - we try our best to accommodate everyone. wishing you well and thank you for taking the time out to write your kind review. Louise

Reviewed 1 November 2017

It was early in the week and the place was already busy at 5.30pm. Tables had all been reserved so I was lucky enough to sit on the tall stools and table in the window area. The tables and chairs were very close together so...More

Thank Stella-Dot
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

thank you so much for your kind review - we aim to be home from home and glad you felt comfortable. take care and wishing you all the very best - Louise

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular visitor to the Sand Bar but to my shame I've never posted a review! On our latest visit we booked last minute on a Saturday night and they squeezed us in upstairs. I had the salt cod fritters to start which were...More

Thank SandyBeaches87
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

thank you so so much for your very generous review, we do our very very best to accommodate any allergies - one I sat next to someone on a bus - they were lactose intolerant - and he had to jab himself with an adrenaline...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was looking forward to going back to Sand Bar as i hadn't been for years. Although my last experience was very average. I was optimistic this time around, alas it wasn't. Some of the specials were not available and after ordering a main we...More

Thank JohnCaz7
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for your review - all reviews are taken seriously - sorry to hear that we have let you down, and failed to make you happy. It is always sad to read reviews like yours, and it leaves me feeling a little blue. Even...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The drinks are generous and well made. Delicious well priced food. Great service, lovely staff. Would go back.

Thank Familyonholiday3
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

thank you so much for your review - we really appreciate and are grateful for each generous and kind review we receive. wishing you all well and take care - Louise

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Stranded alone in Leigh on Sea this afternoon I was determined to enjoy myself, a champagne lunch it was. By recommendation i went into The Sand Bar restaurant to check out the menu. Not being a seafood lover myself I was surprised to see so...More

Thank JordanCox12
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

thank you so much for your kind review - you made your afternoon sound so fabulous - wishing I was doing that myself - Leigh on sea I hope you found was a nice place to be stranded by yourself - and the people watching...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I love love love seafood and was pleased with the choice on the menu. I would recommend the seafood kebabs (trust me I was unsure at first as well but loved them) Good atmosphere and good service! A great little find.More

Thank Dino789
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

thank you so much for your really kind review - some days you need a little pick me up like your review - and today you gave me the little lift I needed to get through my day. so once again I thank you from...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Huge menu. Everything we have ordered each time we have been there has been wonderful and for each special occasion we have been. Wedding anniversaries, birthdays etc I love the food. My big birthday next year and would like to book for friends and family...More

Thank Patricia H
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Gosh, thank you for your email and I am so so sorry about the mishap - we had someone hack our email account and we have had someone out to have a look and now we are not receiving any emails!! But still that is...More

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Pat S
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Response from ourword | Property representative |
Good Morning, thank you for your request to see our Menu - we change our menu sometimes three times a week - the best thing to do is to email us direct and we will send you a copy of that day's menu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 480067
Description
The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. has been apart of the Leigh Community for 15 years. We're a family run Restaurant with a love of Seafood. Everyday we learn some new, even after all these years, but we always have the ultimate aim of improving ourselves. We are Doggy friendly, and your pooch is welcome in our Downstairs Bar & Restaurant Area.We have a Wedding Licence and have held many weddings here. We have an upstairs Restaurant, which is used for many kinds of special occasions, Birthdays, Funerals, Business dinners, Company Events, Charities evenings, Film nights, Fashion Shows, Plays, Cooking Classes,Dance Classes & many other events. We haven't had a Doggy Fashion Show yet, but give us time!
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