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Il Pescatore

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4 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LU, England
01702341892
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 223
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Food

I cannot recommend this restaurant enough - my family have been eating here since it opened and I can clearly see why! Such an authentic Italian atmosphere, with such friendly, lovely people. The food is excellent, I especially recommend the Farfalle al Salmone or Carbonara - I refuse to eat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
it97
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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307 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

I cannot recommend this restaurant enough - my family have been eating here since it opened and I can clearly see why! Such an authentic Italian atmosphere, with such friendly, lovely people. The food is excellent, I especially recommend the Farfalle al Salmone or Carbonara - I refuse to eat carbonara anywhere else now because nothing lives up to this!... More 

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here for years with my family, friends and partner for all occasions. Nothing is ever too much trouble for the staff and the customer service is excellent. The food is freshly cooked and prepared in house and is absolutely amazing - you'll never want to go somewhere like frankie&bennies or bella Italia again once you've tried Il... More 

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london
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This place always serves great food but I was a bit concerned when 30 of us were going to be there at the same time as it is a cosy place. No bother.I have to say the food was delicious served well. The atmosphere was perfect. The staff attentive and fun. All in all a great night. I would not... More 

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UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Well worth a visit. It is a joy to find a restaurant that is well staffed by people who are passionate about great food and excellent service. The decor was fine, a bit like eating out whilst on holiday in a restaurant used by 'locals', and gives Il Pescatore a comfortable feel. I look forward to returning soon.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Excellent family run restaurant . Friendly and helpful staff provide a nice warm and cosy atmosphere . Food is great , I recommend the pizzas . I've been eating here for many years and I've never been disappointed , if you want top class Italian food you need look no further .

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Leigh on Sea
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have been here 3 times now and I like it better each time. Excellent food, nice atmosphere and very pleasant staff. If you want a good meal in slightly old fashioned surroundings this is for you.

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Essex England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was a birthday celebration meal booked by my wife on the last Saturday in March. We had a funghi farciti (mushroom) and cozze marinara (muscles) starters followed by Trinca di manzo diane Steak and veal saltimboca mains. We finished with cannoli and zabagolione. Unbelievably this was first time we had used this great authentic little gem of a restaurant.... More 

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Visited on Wednesday night with my partner and was extremely satisfied with our experience. We ordered the cannelloni and the lasagne, both of which were delicious and proper italian!! The service was fantastic and made us feel really welcome and looked after! We started with some bread and olives, I asked if he had any oil to dip and so... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Returned to this restaurant with my friend on Thursday to celebrate our double birthdays. I had not been here for around 20 years and it didn't disappoint. We were offered bread when we arrived and wine was brought over as soon as we ordered it. There's a great selection of dishes and we had a pizza and pasta dish each.... More 

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1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Loved it food was amazing and staff are so friendly Great atmosphere and will definately go again Perfect place to take the Mrs

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01702341892

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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