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Il Pescatore

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

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  • 186
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Meal rather bland

I love Italian food and after reading the reviews of others i was really looking forward to my meal. I had the rigatoni vegetariana but sadly it just did not live up to expectations. The vegetables, mixed and finely chopped were in a rather thin and pretty flavourless tomato sauce. It was one of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
NB1957
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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264 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I love Italian food and after reading the reviews of others i was really looking forward to my meal. I had the rigatoni vegetariana but sadly it just did not live up to expectations. The vegetables, mixed and finely chopped were in a rather thin and pretty flavourless tomato sauce. It was one of the more expensive pasta dishes and... More 

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Leamington Spa, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

I was taken here by locals who said that the fish was particularly good (although there are many other options) and this turned out to be the case. I had salmon to start with, followed by sea bass and then an excellent dessert recommended by the waiters. The food was very well cooked and presented, including the accompanying vegetables. Portions... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We were on a weekend trip to Southend from Swansea so didn't know the area. We were looking up the High Street for somewhere to eat on a lunchtime, but that's all we kept seeing was Costa or Greggs! Then we stumbled upon this little gem in a side street and I must say what a find! It was very... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

A group of seven booked a table here for Saturday evening on 21 Feb 2015. We enjoyed generous portions with starters, main and dessert all well presented and carefully prepared. All were happy with their choices and we enjoyed a very pleasant evening out with excellent red wine, a mature Primitivo and coffees and liquers to finish.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We booked this at the last minute and can honestly say the food, the service was excellent. The menu has something for everyone at a sensible price, would recommend to anyone.

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Southend-on-Sea, England
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Haven't eaten in here in years, but thought we'd treat ourselves and spend birthday lunch in an old favourite dining spot. Wow, it was like we'd never been away and just as good as we remembered. Very busy for a saturday lunchtime, but fabulous service and fresh delicious homemade food. Everyone left with full tummies and empty plates! Great value... More 

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london
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A really great restaurant, authentic Italian food which together with the service is always to a consistently high standard. Can get busy at weekends so may need to book but highly recommended.

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Westcliff-on-Sea,Essex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Have been here loads over the years and it is always consistently good. The staff are attentive and the food is great, even with a couple of fussy children in tow! Never want to leave.

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Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Very pleasant evening here. Only not giving 5 stars as I have been somewhere better in the Southend area but this was lovely food, attentive waiters, excellent atmosphere, I'd be very happy to go back again!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Been to this restaurant many times in my life time . Really nice Italian food this better than the bella Italians and ask its tuck away down a turning just before the other restaurants in town does get busy on a Saturday and has a buzzy feel when it does the place is a little small so you can feel... More 

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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?