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120 Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7SA, England
+44 1702 437963
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7SA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Akropolis tonight for our 34th wedding Anniversary, the waitresses were very nice and welcoming, offered to take our coats and showed us to our table, we ordered the Meze for 2, now the food was lovely and plentiful, we...More

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time we had visited Akropolis. We had booked for a meal before a show at the Cliffs Pavilion so we were eating early. We were shown to our table straight away and provided with menus. Although the restaurant was busy we...More

Thank MandyTricia
Reviewed 28 October 2017

For years this was an ironing and laundry shop, but it is pleasing to see this now is a Greek restaurant, there are not too many in the area. The food was fine and service efficient. I would go back. I think the waitress was...More

Thank crc1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

OMG 15 of us attended Danni's birthday party in Akropolis. The food was very disappointing and the bill was ridiculously overpriced! 7 of us sent the food back. Don't touch the steak, chicken and sword fish. The steak was really fatty, the chicken was swimming...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on many occasions and have never been disappointed. The food is beautiful and the staff are lovely. When i have visited on the weekend there has been a singer playing a guitar which really sets the atmosphere, it's a...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Faultless service, beautiful food, good atmosphere - really pleased we went there. Would certainly go back.

Thank Pete N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

What a fantastic hidden Gem! Its not that easy to find Greek restaurants anyway but this little place does a great job at providing a great night, with a great atmosphere and even greater food! Staff were all fabulously friendly and welcoming. Prices are pretty...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

What can I say.? Simply a great night out..food was plentiful and high quality Mediterranean food, tables a little cramped for space but that added to a great atmosphere as did the guitarist/singer..we had a good sing along session, a bit more expensive than I...More

Thank skierpaul
Reviewed 14 September 2017

After 40 years in the Catering Industry I was disgusted by the attitude of the staff and management and the quality of the food was not great. I have lived in Southend for 20 years and this was my first visit electing to take my...More

Thank jonfacer
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I've been going to this place for years, including in its previous incarnation as Candles Inn.Woderful mezze, pleasant service, good musician.......

Thank sophieadams
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7 April 2016|
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Response from Lesley D | Reviewed this property |
I would say a bit of each. Some Cypriot food. Grilled halloumi, vine leaves, yogurt, but mainly Greek. Very enjoyable. Especially the Meze. Worth the money.
Lindsey M
1 November 2015|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Never been but would assume menu is still similar Greek food
Roger S
27 December 2014|
Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Fair enough
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 437963
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