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The Ocean

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5 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PS, England
+44 1255 474693
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Ok it's cheap and you get what you pay for! The room was rather basic and in need of an update. The duvet was appalling and when I checked it in the morning it was literally disintegrating it was sooo old. I would not have slept under it if I had realised! On the plus side breakfast was just about... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Good qty food and drinks in fun atmosphere. They have good family rooms double and 2 single beds in seperate area.

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London
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Third visit to this hotel and the standards never drop. Staff are friendly, helpful and obliging even when busy. Rooms are clean and bright and best of all there is always fantastic live bands in the bar on Friday night, (DJ sat night for those with more energy). We have just had another great stay, despite the weather.

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Thank CloieLondon
Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

walked in one room and it was empty,I asked the barman why and he said theres a quiz in the next room,so I walked in the next room it was packed, I made my way to the bar, nobody there waited a while nobody came waited a bit more and a bloke stood up and said can I help you... More 

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Thank bean1957
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

had our granddaughters christening here excellent buffet brilliant staff we often pop in for adrink great to sit outside as it is on the seafront

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

We went to a private party at the Ocean and the service was very good, and the staff were very friendly and efficient. The drinks were good value for money and the place had a very pleasant atmosphere. There is seating available both indoors and outside with sea views. Overall a very good evening and well worth a visit!

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Thank Jon S
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Found this place by luck. Only place showing football on front where I could watch from outside with the dog (big dog) Hospitality from staff and locals was fantastic with good banter at bar. Soon joined by the kids for much needed lunch and wow was it good! (It was so good we went back the following day). Ploughmans was... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

We held a private party at The Ocean on 2nd May and I can honestly say that we received some of the best service we have ever had in a restaurant! The staff were wonderful, nothing was too much trouble. Dan the manager had the restaurant opened for us for the party, the two waitresses Donna and Lauren were so... More 

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Thank StaceJ2014
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

'Thursday night Steak Night' is a real treat, bargain ! Attentive staff and great location. - even met the chef! Which is always nice to put a face to the quality. Book early though as its popular.

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Thank SouldOut
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

went last night, wedding aniv meal, steak night, steak was great as was the whole meal, will go back. Atmosphere could be a bit better is my moan, but only a little one

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
Seafood, British
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Marine Parade East, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 474693
Description
Diners at The Ocean Restaurant can enjoy an exciting menu of high quality, homemade food that specialises in grilled dishes and fish. Or why not try your hand at cooking your own food at the table on hot stones? Whether you are partial to prawns, have a weakness for steak, or find ribs irresistible, there is sure to be a choice for you. Top and tail your meal from our selection of homemade starters and desserts.

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