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85 Southernhay, Basildon SS14 1EU, England
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a disappointed. We used to visit Poppins many years ago and decided to go today whilst in Basildon. My Spanish omelette was covered in black bits both inside and out and on tasting it had an overwhelming taste of greasy sausages. The only thing I can think to explain it is the griddle is never wiped off hence the... More 

Thank queenofsparkle
Basildon, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

just your normal cafe and normal cafe prices no fancy just average breakfast places need a lick of paint and some tlc but cant fault this

Thank jason s
Basildon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Been eating here for years. Staff are always friendly and helpful and if you want a good old-fashioned fry-up then this is the place.

Thank Janette J
Billericay, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Popped in yesterday with other half, staff were nice and friendly, but £16.00 for two poached eggs on dry toast and two rashers bacon twice and 2 teas na sorry been better places and paid less,, sorry won't be recommending you nor coming back, I'd rather stay hungry and go to harvester and get unlimited for two for £1. More

Thank Michael O
Basildon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good value,good food but entrance a bit awkward,staff very attentive,the cooking area is on show and looks very clean.

Thank roger85gordon
Basildon, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Poppins is such a lovely place to have a meal in, there food is so nice & prices are very reasonable! It's always the place I go to when I'm in the town! The staff are so lovely & friendly! It's so clean aswell! I would 100% recommend to everyone!

Thank Sachjx
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a late breakfast whilst shopping in town today with my partner having walked past several cafes that were full we decided on Poppins as it was seemingly quiet and we needed space for a buggy! After visiting the place I fully understand why it was quiet! The place is filthy! The vinegar bottle was so dirty and... More 

1 Thank Sharne32
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Been here for ages. Often call in during trips to Basildon. Not changed much but still good value and clean.

Thank Johntrombone
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

nice food friendly staff near to shops go there quite a lot good value for amount of food meet there quite a lot before shopping

Thank Dot B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Ideally situated in Basildon town centre for a snack or meal whilst out shopping. Friendly clean cafe with a vast range of food & desserts.

Thank George G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Southernhay, Basildon SS14 1EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?