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Stop The World Cafe

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113 Broadway | Leigh-on-Sea, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PG, England
+44 1702 719969
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08:30 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really liked it here, but each time we've been, I've ended up more disappointed than the last. We had breakfast & were offered a table outside with our coffee, whilst we waited for one inside. We ordered & then the food was brought out to us. It was a freezing December morning. The waitress was only young & very... More 

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Thank essexdean
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our favourite lunch time eatery in Leigh. Very good choice of interesting freshly prepared food and a super atmosphere. Staff are most pleasant and helpful. It is always a real pleasure to eat here. Thank you all at Stop the World for maintaining your high standards.

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Thank Dee-and-Tea
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love dropping in during my walks from Westcliff on Sea - about 4 km. Good wholesome breakfast and lunches. Healthy modern food lovely decor with interesting vintage wall decorations and signage. Staff very helpful and nice loos. Not over priced or over stuffy. There is outdoor seating for dog walkers. Amazing cakes displayed for afternoon tea too. Good all rounder.... More 

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Thank Alison M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I popped in for lunch. There was a great atmosphere lots of people chatting. The food was good. My husband thoroughly enjoyed lamb stew and I was impressed by the spanish omelette. The service was very friendly and nothing appeared to be too much trouble

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Thank Marie B
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stop the world is a charming coffee house that serves great pastries. The hit chocolate is to die for. They serve an array of delicious drinks and hot/ cold food and is a great meeting place for friends . The decor is superb this is an old fashioned tea room well with a visit and an excuse fir a large... More 

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Thank Jimpendrigh
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend this place, service is great as is the food, just be prepared that it is very busy (because it's popular) and seating is very close together. Still worth a visit.

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Thank Sammimileman
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been reading a lot about the price of the British fry up escalating, while the quality decreases. This place has gone a long way to putting my faith back. Good quality ingredients, well cooked, and served by friendly local people....all at a reasonable price. Full English, plus bubble and squeak for around a tenner. What's not to like?

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Thank Ivan S
essex / Turkey Hisaronu
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for beakfast and brunch and afternoon teas its all cooked fresh with a fantastic range of cakes

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Thank maverick57
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a nice day it is possible to sit outside. The food is excellent and the staff are very pleasant. Food arrives quickly considering how busy they are. Wonderful cakes.

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Thank Jacqueline B
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely busy cafe, my husband and I had to wait for about 5 mins for a table which was fine. My husband ordered a pot of tea with loose leaf, when it came to the table it was accompanied by a lovely china tea cup and saucer. I ordered a teapot of hot water with a tea bag on the... More 

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Thank DawnStephenson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 17:00
Thursday
08:30 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Broadway | Leigh-on-Sea, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 719969

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