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The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd.

71 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PE, England
+44 1702 480067
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
71 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PE, England
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1 - 10 of 368 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The drinks are generous and well made. Delicious well priced food. Great service, lovely staff. Would go back.

Thank Familyonholiday3
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

thank you so much for your review - we really appreciate and are grateful for each generous and kind review we receive. wishing you all well and take care - Louise

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stranded alone in Leigh on Sea this afternoon I was determined to enjoy myself, a champagne lunch it was. By recommendation i went into The Sand Bar restaurant to check out the menu. Not being a seafood lover myself I was surprised to see so...More

Thank JordanCox12
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

thank you so much for your kind review - you made your afternoon sound so fabulous - wishing I was doing that myself - Leigh on sea I hope you found was a nice place to be stranded by yourself - and the people watching...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love love love seafood and was pleased with the choice on the menu. I would recommend the seafood kebabs (trust me I was unsure at first as well but loved them) Good atmosphere and good service! A great little find.More

Thank Dino789
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you so much for your really kind review - some days you need a little pick me up like your review - and today you gave me the little lift I needed to get through my day. so once again I thank you from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge menu. Everything we have ordered each time we have been there has been wonderful and for each special occasion we have been. Wedding anniversaries, birthdays etc I love the food. My big birthday next year and would like to book for friends and family...More

Thank Patricia H
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gosh, thank you for your email and I am so so sorry about the mishap - we had someone hack our email account and we have had someone out to have a look and now we are not receiving any emails!! But still that is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I no longer live in Leigh on Sea, and have written a couple of previous reviews for The Sandbar, but I think, if you love a restaurant, it's good to let them know regularly (after all, so many people on TripAdvisor just love to moan...More

Thank Kirsty M
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I cannot express my gratitude enough for your review - the amount of reviews we have over the years on trip advisor - is only half the amount of people we feed in one week. We are very much a place for locals, who have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a drink here and liked the atmosphere so booked for dinner the following week. I was very impressed with the service and food although, I felt it is a tiny bit over priced, I started with the Red Sea prawns which were...More

Thank Siddydog
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you for your review. Very kind of you to take the time to write, all your comments have been taken on board - wishing you all the best and take care Louise

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried The Sand Bar today for lunch and so glad we did. We were served by Sam who made us feel very welcome. We all had scallops with pea purée to start and sea-bass & haddock as mains which were really tasty. I had a...More

Thank nickynoo146
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sam is adorable - and I am glad he paid you the right amount of attention. Thank you for writing such a lovely review - we all really do appreciate when someone takes the time to write something kind and lovely. wishing you and your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in Sat night without having booked and got seated on one of the high level tables which was fine. We were also quite late. Not much more to say other than the service was great. The food (ordered from the tapas menu) was excellent...More

Thank mike k
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

oh my gosh - after your review I will chain myself to the oven. Actually, I was feeling a little blue yesterday and then I read your review - you made me happy - so thank you for your extremely generous and kind review and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great night out the food was amazing.the staff were knowledgeable and friendly.never been before but now we have eaten here we will be back.

Thank Susan S
ourword, Owner at The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so so much for such a kind review - it means a lot to all of us here - even after 19 years of being here we aim to improve every single day. once again thank you and take care Louise

Reviewed 8 September 2017

We stopped at the Sand Bar for a coffee as it seemed to be the only place where we could get a seat outside. After looking at the menu we decided to have lunch and opted for a 2 course special at £15.99. I had...More

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Response from ourword | Property representative |
Good Morning, thank you for your request to see our Menu - we change our menu sometimes three times a week - the best thing to do is to email us direct and we will send you a copy of that day's menu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 480067
Description
The Sand Bar & Seafood Co. has been apart of the Leigh Community for 15 years. We're a family run Restaurant with a love of Seafood. Everyday we learn some new, even after all these years, but we always have the ultimate aim of improving ourselves. We are Doggy friendly, and your pooch is welcome in our Downstairs Bar & Restaurant Area.We have a Wedding Licence and have held many weddings here. We have an upstairs Restaurant, which is used for many kinds of special occasions, Birthdays, Funerals, Business dinners, Company Events, Charities evenings, Film nights, Fashion Shows, Plays, Cooking Classes,Dance Classes & many other events. We haven't had a Doggy Fashion Show yet, but give us time!
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