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Old Leigh

High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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Good old fashioned pub

Lovely old pub, near the cockle sheds at the start of Old Leigh. Food a bit slow coming but good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alison H

Lovely Old Leigh on the Thames Estuary. Great for pubs and food all the way along. Good wet fish... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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“cockle sheds” (99 reviews)
“cockles” (100 reviews)
High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old pub, near the cockle sheds at the start of Old Leigh. Food a bit slow coming but good quality when it arrives. A bit pricy but OK.

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely Old Leigh on the Thames Estuary. Great for pubs and food all the way along. Good wet fish shops at the fishermen's cooperative and Osbornes near the cockle sheds.

Thank VPS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely way to spend the day from the cockle sheds to the sea food, pubs and beach. Sara's tea rooms is worth a visit. Lovely cakes.

Thank Natalie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Old Leigh after walking west from Southend. It was a pretty little place with quaint buildings. The heritage centre and attached fisherman's cottage were interesting. A short walk up the hill brings you to the bustling modern centre of Leigh.

Thank Nodrog47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went in September to this fantastic little pub, beautiful indoors with a huge fireplace a great choice of drinks and food. we particularly enjoyed the Mortimer cider they sell a wonderful time and the bar staff were fantastic.

Thank sarah26sat
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Old leigh is a lovely little area to visit. It has pubs, and seafood outlets, fresh and cooked. There are also public toilets and a beach area nearby. The surroundings are very quaint. It can get very crowded during the summer. Trying to take a...More

Thank Marina D
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Historical area where you can get fresh seafood (try the cockles) and even afternoon tea in a tea shop. Ice cream can be had, as well as a pint and some food. Worth the walk around.

Thank travel-adventure42
Reviewed 12 October 2017

nice little fishing village/town just outside southend-on-sea, lots of pubs, cafes and seafood stalls/shops

Thank guygrimwade
Reviewed 12 October 2017

A lovely little old fashioned place to get away from it all. Its like going back in time and lots of charming places to eat and drink with fabulous views of the fishing boats etc. Lovely art gallery, fresh seafood and interesting shops. It was...More

1  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Went to old Leigh with the family on a Sunday. Found it to be full of atmosphere with a good selection of places to eat and get a drink

Thank barryruther4d
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Jane G
21 November 2017|
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Response from GSteward | Reviewed this property |
Leigh will certainly be open. Old Leigh might only have a few places open - not sure though. Train journey from Fenchurch Street Station in London takes approx 50 minutes. Station at Leigh about 10 minutes walk to Old... More
17 July 2017|
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Response from skrem | Reviewed this property |
Yes just get the train to Leigh chalkwell is a bit of a walk.
Peter Anthony S
27 July 2016|
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Response from BovrilGate | Reviewed this property |
Leigh Station has 6 trains an hour on the Fenchurch Street to Southend line (some trains continue to Shoeburyness). It's an excellent service, very reliable and Leigh station is only a short walk to the town. Would strongly... More