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Bacchus

43 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea ss1, England
01702 348088
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Ranked #187 of 453 restaurants in Southend-on-Sea
Cuisines: European
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Billericay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We have been to this restaurant many times over the years and it continues to be a favourite. When it was The Glass House we used the private dining room to host my husbands birthday with Sunday lunch for 24 friends - a memorable and wonderful afternoon . I have returned 3 times in the last few weeks - for... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

The menu looks interesting, but this place is very pretentious and the dishes lack balance, for example 1 massive insipid horseradish quinelle drowned a tiny bit of beef. The portion sizes vary hugely, my pork belly was literally half the size of a neighbour's. The fillet steak wasn't great quality. The vegetables were cooked to within an inches of their... More

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mariee770, Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and your honesty but as we don't have a fillet steak on the menu and Pork belly on our menu, I was just wondering when you came as it must of been an number of years ago as we took fillet steak of our menu due to high prices and customers not wanting to spendd... More

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Having been round to 6 venues during our stay of a long weekend we certainly saved the best place till last for the red wine, even the casino couldnt match the wine most of it was undrinkable,but this red wine was lovely it was the Merlot it was so nice we had two! just over £7 pound for a medium... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We were having a short break weekend at Southend on Sea. The restaurant we wanted to eat was fully booked, so went to explore abit, had few drinks around Southend and we came across Bacchus. Thought was a unique looking restaurant, but we give it go! Turn out we have a very relaxing, romantic, best late dinner. Food was fantastic,... More

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Good food, good drink, good atmosphere, and very good attention to detail in the decor. Note that you have to book in advance for the Afternoon Tea, but it's worth having! Welcome recent extension of menu for vegetarians.

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Popped into Bacchus for a quick tea and cake with my partner one weekend. We enjoyed it so much, and it was such a reasonable price that we decided to go back for dinner. We booked over the phone, the booking was confirmed over the phone the day before. Service was great, friendly and genuine staff. We ordered a starter... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I visited Bacchus yesterday lunchtime with my 15-year old cousin. We both had the club sandwiches and have both been violently ill (vomiting and diarrhoea) since midnight last night. The waitress was hugely disinterested and unsmiling during our visit. She wouldn't even bring the card machine to the table when we had finished and asked for our bill, instructing us... More

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mariee770, General Manager at Bacchus, responded to this review

To whom may concern Thank you for your review, although a little harsh like a I always say any criticism Is positive. As the owner I can assure you this is not a hobby I work seven days a week 14 hours a day and we put our heart and soul into this restaurant. I apologise that you were ill... More

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We booked here for afternoon tea as the Roslin was fully booked for the next month. Arrived for our prebooked afternoon tea at 3pm for a group of 4. A waitress didn't come over and offer us a drink until 3.30pm. A large group of about 12 people arrived at about 3.30pm for afternoon tea and 10 minutes after they... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Time after time we have walked passed this restaurant to other places and commented how nice it looks, quirky and possibly worth a visit. Well on Tuesday we finally make a booking and visited this establishment. From opening the door it was obvious we had made the right choice - the décor is so quirky and fascinating - cant take... More

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Basildon, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

we turned up on the off chance of a table on tuesday evening and loved everything. meal was lovely not rushed decor really quirky and fun. Staff were friendly and helpful with choosing from the menu it all sounded great. couldnt fit dessert in unfortunately as they all looked wonderful so we took two large pieces of cake home for... More

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