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The Elms

1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
017024687
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (8 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at Wetherspoon's The Elms for several years, usually at 6 p.m. on their Tuesday "steak club" days, and enjoyed the inexpensive large variety of meals. Consistency has been variable, occasionally showing a slacking of standards and understaffing can mean waits of 20...More

Thank Eminence_gross
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 25-35 year old we started going there because the location and general atmosphere. The last couple of visits were one of the worst experiences we've had. Service is bad if you get the chance to be served. Today we went to eat...More

Thank Gavril Dorel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to The Elms twice during the same week: once for the curry on Thursday : it was such great value and good quality even compared to a recent visit to a good Indian that we decided to return for a steak the following...More

Thank Irina K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I Popped into the elms tonight after spending an afternoon in old Leigh, when I came in there soon to be lots of staff in and was served within a few minutes, later on I went back for a beer and it was a little...More

Thank robdj88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a couple of Australias spending a few weeks in the Essex area and decided to have a meal and drink at the Elms on the way home. The first thing we liked was that they had free parking for patrons, so that was...More

Thank pookybun p
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I am writing this review to complain about the appalling service I received today at the Elms. Myself and my husband are regulars to this pub, as it is close to where we live and always good value for money. Because it was a glorious...More

Thank louloubayliss
Reviewed 15 May 2017

A large group of 50 or so students went to the elms at around 1.00 on Friday afternoon. They were warned that a large group of people were coming, and promised to have extra people working at the bar. They failed to do this, and...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Disappointed,warm breakfast,raw mushroom,cold tomato,yesterday's sausages reheated,bacon was terrible.beans fairly hot.hash browns rubbish.toast cheap bread and over toasted so hard.crappy breakfast.i did mention to a member of staff,he just took the plate and said.thats a shame you didn't enjoy.I WONT BE RETURNING HERE AGAIN.THE PLACE LOOKS...More

Thank Q3611RTkeving
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful. Not ever going to buy OJ here again. That said cooked food is good, service quick and company mixed.

Thank JeremyLeigh
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Went there on a Sunday evening. Stood at the bar for 10 mins trying to get served. It was like I was invisable. The staff only seemed interested in serving the youngsters at he bar. After 10 mins waiting we walked out! Clearly poor training...More

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Sarah H
Until what time are children allowed in the restaurant area?
2 December 2016|
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Response from Margaret L | Reviewed this property |
Am not sure. Probably 9pm. The rear dining area is large and families are not not intrusive to the bar area. We tend to go during the day and early evening when children are well catered for
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Angie P
The menu for thursdays
4 November 2016|
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Response from Margaret L | Reviewed this property |
Yeah curry, but their full menu also
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Angie P
The Menu for Thursdays
4 November 2016|
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Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
Thursday is curry night plus a normal menu as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: 017024687
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Description
This is a J D Wetherspoon establishment
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