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65 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7EY, England
+44 1702 391789
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
65 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7EY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled to Southend for a couple of days away and pre-booked before arriving. It turned out to be a good choice, the food was excellent and the staff were attentive. The restaurant itself is very interesting, being a converted bank, and quite baroque.

Thank ahh1958
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Table of 10, only table in the building. My seafood risotto was flavourless and overcooked, dramatically. The fact that the chef has sent that out to a paying customer, to me is disgusting. Also, putting sautéed potatoes on my risotto dish, along with carrots and...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Friends of mine from London and I went for our Christmas lunch at this venue and found it quite pleasant regarding atmosphere.. The decor is quite baroque with a nod in to luxury, the service was friendly and the staff very polite without being stuffy....More

1  Thank _jamie_henshall
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

4 of us went there after walking past it for several years and were pleasantly surprised. Comfortable seating and the decor is more barroque than a typical restaurant. The room is dominated by a large chandalier. Good selection of food and reasonable prices, also pleasantly...More

1  Thank Steve O
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We went there with friends to eat dinner on my stag do. We pre booked over the phone, they said there is a dance floor too if we fancy to stay and dance away the night after the dinner. We kept this option open but...More

1  Thank Petitfilous
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dined here on a Saturday evening in January, she had the spaghetti with muscles and I had the Tricilore - both were very good. The bread served at the table was small rolls whereas I would have expected ciabatta and olive...More

2  Thank Usuzumiishi
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. Very tasteful. Lovely decor and felt with welcome had three courses and a bottle of red for two people well worth every penny will come again

1  Thank MrsLollypop
Reviewed 25 December 2016

We have been here for Christmas dinner and I found it very nice.The quality of food freshly prepared was excellent.The atmosphere in the restaurant was cosy and we feel like in Italy.The owner was really friendly and give us all his attention.The music was very...More

Thank esmeralda2910
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Fancy a little of tradition for the festive season/special occasion or a chance to get out of London? For the first one an olde afternoon tea would do and there is no need to make a trip to Cornwall or spend a treble in the...More

1  Thank Tania C
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I confess, I had only ever visited this restaurant when it was Il Gattapardo. Our friends booked a table for 4 and we were looking forward to trying it. We arrived at 7:20 for our 7:30pm booking and the restaurant was empty. The moment we...More

Thank dumbo56
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 391789
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BLACK TIE AND DIOMOND EVENING WITH THREE TENORS Formally invites you to an evening with The Three WaitersA Strictly black tie event comprising of a relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy our Italian Cuisine while The Three Waiters will entertain you with both classic and modern opera and humor.£59.95 pp + 10% Service Charge(To reserve your table please call us on as numbers are limited a deposit will be required, £20.00 pp)Friday the 27th of September 20138:00pm
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