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Waters Edge Cafe

9 Palmeira Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RR, England
+44 1702 353331
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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9 Palmeira Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

FIRST CLASS GRUB. Discovered what I can only describe as a real gem. Visited today and regret not having been there before on many numerous tips to Southend. The staff are fantastic and welcoming and the food...... well the food was FIRST CLASS I had...More

Thank Jcbb27
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear JCB thanks so much for the glowing review. Wer are delighted you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Steve

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been going here for meals for years mostly Sunday brunch Steve and gang always very welcoming and accomadating. Food is tasty and plentiful Menu varied And very reasonable Keep up the great work guys 100% XxxxMore

Thank Vicki S
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks very much Vicki, its great to hear we are keeping up our standards over time, we know you are only as good as the last meal you provide, so keep striving to satisfy our growing number of regular clients. Hopefully we will see you...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent lunch at Waters Edge yesterday. I had chicken and leek pie and my mum had steak and mushroom pie, so nice to have a crisp homemade shortcrust top which had not been reheated in a microwave and ruined. Both pies were full...More

Thank MartinLoS
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you so much for the glowing review. We are proud of all our home cooked food, especially the pies that our main main Lee makes, he only uses the best possible ingrediants, and adds a few secret things to make them taste even better.

Reviewed 4 May 2018

We booked the waters edge cafe for a private function for my husbands 70th birthday. As always the food and service were excellent. There were 22 of us so not an easy task from a small kitchen. Everyone was very complementary about the whole party....More

Thank chatterboxessex
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hello thank you so much for taking the trouble to review us. We also had a great afternoon with your crowd, it was a pleasure to serve you, especially as you had organised exactly what everyone was having and informed us in advance, makes it...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

The sign outside advertising Salt Beef caught my eye, so the wife and I stopped. Convenient but expensive parking by Southend council and there are loads of enforcement officers about BEWARE. Lovely welcome from the staff, sat in the window overlooking the sea. Ordered two...More

Thank Paul P
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Paul thank you so much for taking the trouble to review us. We are delighted you enjoyed your food. I know its not cheap, but it does have the unique taste from years ago, only possible through the care and attention we give to the...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Wow fantastic service and the food was amazing. I had the chilli and rice and believe me I've had a lot of chilli and rice in my day. I told Lee the chef that it was top notch. I would highly recommend it to everyone....More

Thank Steven N
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Steve thanks very much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted you enjoyed the lunch and look forward to seeing you all again very soon

Reviewed 22 December 2017

This restaurant provides a varied menu of traditional english fare. Fish or scampi and chips are recommended.

Thank donna12017
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thanks very much for the review delighted you enjoyed your meal. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Sunday breakfast with friends. Food was fantastic, staff are great. Nothing not to love about this place. Highly recommended.

Thank Simon E
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Simon thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted you enjoyed the experience so much, and look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit, and it won't be our last. We walked up & down this row of restaurants (11 I think) trying to decide which one to go in. We'd tried one of the others last year & weren't overly impressed. But today...More

1  Thank sally356
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Sally im delighted you enjoyed the meal. The covering we use is called Matzo Meal, we do also have batter, but the Matzo Meal is light and dry and doesnt attract any oil, also it has no taste so all you taste is the fish....More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This was our first visit and we thought we'd give it a try. The staff were very friendly and we were amazed there was only one other full table - at 1pm in Half-term! We both ordered cod & chips and it was a nice...More

Thank Alison G
Steve H, Owner at Waters Edge Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Alison thank you so much for the review, we do like to provide a few different choices from the rest of the cafes in the line, thsat said we also offe the traditional seaside fayre. The covering we use isnt in fact breadcrumbs, its called...More

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Irene W
5 September 2017|
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Response from lm c | Reviewed this property |
There is food available for children
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Jamie O
2 October 2016|
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Response from Justaski | Reviewed this property |
Have seen dogs both inside and out. Obviously to be inside, they have to be very well behaved and not cause other customers annoyance. So, go and enjoy x
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Wendy K
29 August 2016|
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Response from Steve H | Property representative |
Wendy of course we would be delighted to host your wedding breakfast. We are flexible as regards opening, i am sure we can be available when you need us to be. We are always open by 8 am Saturdays and Sundays throughout the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Palmeira Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 353331
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