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The Peterboat

27 High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EN, England
+44 1702 475666
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chowder” (79 reviews)
“fish pie” (23 reviews)
“baguette” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great meal in the Peterboat and 5*+ service from Frankie ......well done Frankie ....we will be back and we will ask to be served by Frankie..... If you want great helpful service with a smile meet Frankie !

Thank Martin T
Reviewed yesterday

Five of my colleagues and myself had our Christmas dinner at The Peterboat last night. The food was delicious, excellent service provided by Simone and all of my colleagues were pleased overall. Will definitely coming back... :)

Thank Gergő M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pub in the middle of old Leigh, overlooking the sea. Shown to a table in the new section, which was very busy for a Wednesday lunchtime. I had calves liver with bacon on a bed of mashed potato with a side of battered onion rings....More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 days ago

With a warm welcoming wood burning fire, specials board, and excellent menu after a cold snap the food was delicious. Apart from knowing how cold it was outside, the setting could be a Mediterranean one. Joni and Joelle our waitresses were so friendly and efficient....More

Thank Elaine T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Myself and six of my colleagues had our Christmas dinner at The Peterboat last night. The food was fantastic and all of my colleagues were really impressed. The level of service we received from Jessica was also great and I would highly recommend making a...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent pub , great food and a great view over the estuary , we were served by Joelle and Joni and service was brilliant , many thanks .

Thank Mike_davis91
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visit the Peterboat twice a year from Hornchurch to meet an old school friend who now lives in Leigh. We always choose this place because you are always assured of a warm welcome,extremely relaxed atmosphere and above all excellent food. The menu caters for...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is totally awesome . I would to thank Sophie ( who is gorgeous xx ) and Simone ( who is also gorgeous ) for a great service and attention to detail . The food is the best in Leigh by far and you...More

Thank MrFerrari488GTB
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked last minute due to change of plans in going to Canterbury because of a power cut in the morning and then the snow. Walked to Leigh from Benfleet so appreciated the warm welcome when we arrived. Good food, traditional roast rib of beef, veggie...More

Thank EvilNoodle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would recommend. Dyanna served us lunch with a smile! Good food, good atmosphere, great place to catch up with friends.

Thank wheelymiki
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28 June 2017|
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Response from April N | Reviewed this property |
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Sally S
20 June 2017|
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Response from EastAngliaPubs | Property representative |
We offer gift vouchers in £10 denominations, these are available to purchase from the site
Lisa D
30 April 2017|
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Response from EastAngliaPubs | Property representative |
We are wheelchair accessible however we don't have a specific disabled w.c. During the winter months we have a car park directly outside however during the warmer months this is not available. There are a number of car... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 475666
Whether having a bite to eat in our restaurant or just drinking with friends outside in the sun The Peterboat offers it all with its inside and outside dining and drinking areas.The Peterboat has been in Old Leigh's records since 1757 and its traditional values, character and local history have not been lost. Our menu offers a great variety dishes on which we pride ourselves, including our 'Traditional Fish'n'Chips' and our 'Old Leigh Cockle Chowder' - served with a great view over the Thames Estuary - what better way to enjoy your food.The Peterboat offers everything you expect and deserve from a great pub all year round. In the summer the extensive patio area allows maximum enjoyment of the sunshine whilst providing fantastic panoramic views across the estuary. In the winter cosy open fires and friendly surroundings provide the warmest of welcomes.At any time of year great service and customer care are embedded in our ethos and we look forward to welcoming you.
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