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The Boatyard Restaurant

8-13 High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EN, England
+44 (0) 1702 475588
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Ranked #53 of 108 Restaurants in Leigh-on Sea
Price range: $40 - $49
Cuisines: International
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Essex
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Nice to be able to bring your own wine to grill night.(Thurs) The complementary bread and pate was tasty, as was the succulent main I had of half a spit roast chicken with fries and salad. Complementary cheesecake followed. The larger tables of diners do raise the noise levels but that is to be expected at such a venue. I... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Went for a Saturday lunch, restaurant was very busy. Food once again brilliant and we all had a really great time, despite being busy service was still top quality. Don't understand the negative reviews never had a bad experience here.

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Boatyard R, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Cllare Carey Restaurant Manager More 

Braintree, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We largely enjoyed our time at The Boatyard where we had lunch. My son was late arriving and this seemed to be a huge problem.When we sat down we were told we had to make our choices straight away. It would have been nice to be able to spend more time looking at the menu and maybe should have been... More 

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Boatyard R, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, I am sorry to learn the noisy enjoyment of some of our other customers impacted on your day - had you made us aware we could have moved you to a an alternative table in a quieter part of the restaurant, we are here to please so do always ask us. Kind regards Cllare Carey... More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We were a table of 12 for a late lunch. Service was good and food was also good but a little colds do the veg was a little unimaginative. This may have been due to us sitting at the far end of the restaurant upstairs and away from the kitchen. All in all it was a pleasant but not stunning... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Chose The Boatyard to celebrate my 40th with friends as we've never had a bad evening there. The food was great (the sea bass was fab) and staff were very welcoming. Loved the live music. Would definitely recommend.

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Boatyard R, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review, we are so pleased we made your birthday celebration special. We hope to see you again before your 41st. Kind regards Cllare Carey Restaurant Manager More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Firstly I want to state that this is the first bad review I have left for a place be it a restaurant or hotel. My mother in law wanted to take my husband and I here for our birthdays with our young child, they had said that this was meant to be the best place in leigh to eat and... More 

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Boatyard R, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Confused ? We certainly are! Why would you visit a restaurant, pay for something you clearly weren't happy with, say nothing at the time of your visit and deny us an opportunity to address your numerous queries/concerns, then resort to Tripadvisor, write a long, inaccurate,negative review and finish up by stating there was 'no need to complain'. We are utterly... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Just home from night out in The Boatyard in Leigh. Restaurant wasn't exactly heaving - probably 60% capacity. Fabulous venue with so much potential ... but both food and service a bit of a disaster. Both my husband and I ordered the same starter and main course - goats cheese and fillet steak burger (with chips), a bottle of wine... More 

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Boatyard R, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, unfortunately I was not on duty on the day of your visit and I am sorry to learn we fell short of the mark. I appreciate your candid comments and I wonder if you would like to contact me personally so that I may invite you to visit us again and give us the opportunity... More 

essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is my second visit to the boatyard and I enjoyed my food the atmosphere and the music very tasteful! I'm with friends there are 12 of us, we had a great evening and will be back. We didn't wait long for our food, no one sent food back and we had a lovely evening. M Not sure about the... More 

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Boatyard R, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such positive feedback Maggie, We are very pleased to had an enjoyable time with us and hoe to see you again soon. Kind regards Cllare Carey Restaurant Manager More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This place should be Fantastic!! It isn't, Some times it can be & then other times its either staff or food that let it down.. Fab views! A Great Shame…

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Boatyard R, Manager at The Boatyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we welcome all customer feedback, however it is a little difficult to comment further as your review wasn't very specific. Kind regards Cllare Carey Restaurant Manager More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I've been here a few times now, once for a friend's birthday, once for my 18th birthday with family and most recently for my sister's 21st birthday on a Sunday in December with family. We were sat on a large round table at the back which was a perfect position because we were out of the way of the main... More 

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Address: 8-13 High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EN, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1702 475588
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
Average Prices: USD 40 - 49
Cuisine: International

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