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The Popular Retreat - CLOSED

63 Broadway West, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2BX, England
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
2 Oct 2013
“alas it is now closed”
21 Jul 2013
“Still needs help”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
63 Broadway West, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2BX, England
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2013

Really great place, sadly though it was in the wrong location so never got the wandering trade other restaurants further into Leigh get. The town council should really take some of the blame, i see the shops at this end of Leigh being replaced by...More

1  Thank jaceLondon
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Arrived saturday morning 10.50 looking for breakfast. The hours said breakfasts till 11.00. We asked and all was well, we took a seat. Cold cappucino was delivered and sent back, the machine had not been switched on, I might have expected that if we were...More

Thank Bonnyboots
Reviewed 12 July 2013

We have tried most places in Leigh on Sea and not been that impressed with the majority of them being either overpriced or sub-standard, thought we would give the Popular Retreat a go.....WELL !!!!...the food was fabulous !!!!!!!....the starter, mains and afters were absolutely beautiful...More

Thank richardsmith878
Reviewed 23 May 2013

Lovely food we went friends who have not been before they thought it was fabulous . We had garlic prawns , lamb, pork belly. A wonderful evening can't wait to go back again

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Lovely food and great atmosphere, great service and the lights were dimmed as evening progressed. I ordered a steak and asked for it without the sauce this was done without any problem. We were attended too all evening and I would definitely go back.

1  Thank Emma S
Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

Fantastic food,great service, full marks to new chef, excellent value for money. Looking forward to return visit.

Thank Aitchandc
Reviewed 8 April 2013

My partner and I were looking for a nice place to have lunch and we chose the Reatreat in Leigh from the start it was not good no meet and greet had to wait for a menu waitress never mentioned specials board went for a...More

2  Thank Alan J
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We had a meal for my Birthday in this restaurant. I had the soup of the day to start which was carrot and coriander and my fiancé had roasted tomato and vegetables. Both starters were excellent. For our main course we both had the pork...More

Thank Spencernew
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Visited The Popular Retreat on Saturday night after a friend's recommendation - and I shall remain eternally grateful! Interior was relaxed and comfortable though quite elegant. The waitress for our table was exceptionally friendly and very sweet! I had the duck egg and pancetta starter...More

Thank MrsZaraSomerball
Reviewed 10 March 2013

we visited here on saturday evening 19.30ish only a couple of tables in use, have eaten here many times on this occasion was very disappointed , menu in extermely small print had to have my husband read it for me, found the menu to pretentious...More

2  Thank Hazel S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$40
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Broadway West, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
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