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The Labworth Restaurant

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Eastern Esplanade, SS8 7DW, England (Formerly The Labworth)
+44 1268 683209
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18:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I am very lucky in having a restaurant of this quality just a short walk from my home. Just a note closed Monday and only open evenings 2 sittings. I go early to admire the view of the Thames estuary, it's a nice time to appreciate it

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Thank Ken D
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just got back from a very enjoyable Birthday meal at this lovely restaurant. I always look forward to going to the Labworth and highly recommend it.

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Thank lynjharris
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Eaten in the bistro many times, excellent, Cannot fought the quality of food which is served, and the staff are stars too, nothing too much trouble, Soo lucky to have this restaurant on Canvey Island.

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Thank rawright5
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a bad thing to say about the labworth. But the last visit was dissapointing. The first thing I noticed was it's more crowded. More tables less room.the waitress ask for our choice of food from the menu. And wasnt even asked about drinks first. The food was at best. average. Malaysian chicken was very dry. pheasant breast over... More 

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1 Thank acko62_11
Paul H, Owner at The Labworth Restaurant, responded to this review

Really sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your evening. You should have been asked for drinks first, and you should have been asked if everything was ok with your meals so any problems could have been rectified at the time. The pheasant is usually served slightly underdone so I can only put that done to us having a bad night.... More 

England
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here on a number of occasions, in a couple it feels quite romantic, or in a group or family is really nice. Enjoy the food. Enjoy the atmosphere.

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Thank lizabellett
Paul H, Owner at The Labworth Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again soon More 

Harlow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant and friendly staff with a cosy atmosphere Wisn they could vary the menu more often. Feel put off seeing same menu month after month

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1 Thank brianclenshaw
Paul H, Owner at The Labworth Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we do change the menu every 8 weeks with new and inviting dishes, sometimes our timing has to coincide with upcoming events, ie Christmas, Easter or Valentines. We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Labworth for my dads 70th birthday for ten of us, I have to say we have been coming here for years and it is still amazing, the food is gorgeous and the service is the best you will experience, we have just booked again for a few weeks time as we are never disappointed. A big thank... More 

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Thank Traceygarry
Paul H, Owner at The Labworth Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued custom over the years and for choosing us on this special occasion. We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Labworth on a Saturday night as party of five, some of the group had arrived before us and were happily having a drink at the bar, but on our arrival we were promptly shown to our table. I have reviewed this restaurant earlier in the year and as before the location and décor make this a lovely... More 

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Thank AJ-200340
Paul H, Owner at The Labworth Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review, glad you enjoyed it and its a shame you're not closer. Look forward to seeing you again More 

Basildon, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely recommend this unique and quirky restaurant. You feel as if you are on board a ship, as it's right on the seafront, and the Art Deco exterior is beautiful. The waitresses were all just lovely, friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. Small with around 42 covers but that gave it an intimate 5* feel.

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Thank Janette J
Paul H, Owner at The Labworth Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returned to this gem of a resturant after a year, this time bringing along some friends after recomending it to them. It was every bit as nice as i had remembered, the food was lovely, great taste, quality and presentation. The views and surroundings are great and the staff are very helpful and attentive. Will definetly be going back again... More 

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Thank Chris P
Paul H, Owner at The Labworth Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it again, don't leave it so long this time (haha). We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
18:00 - 00:00
Saturday
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eastern Esplanade, SS8 7DW, England (Formerly The Labworth)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Canvey Island
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 683209

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