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Bacchus

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43 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea ss1, England
01702 348088
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 164
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Now San Fairie Ann

Having given rave reviews before, we revisited last week to find its bane has now changed and so has the menu. Food and service still excellent, but the menu not quite as exciting as when it was Bacchus. Shame. I'd still recommend it though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Frankiesymes
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great experience at Bacchus- the food was absolutely perfect. Staff seemed a little hurried but still polite and courteous.

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Thank Brooke89_X
Hertfordshire
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a regular at Bacchus for afternoon tea so booked dinner there with my partner last November for my birthday. Waited over 40 minutes before we even got a drink but it was busy and the food was lovely as usual so one of those things. I returned the following day for afternoon tea with my friends which was great... More 

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Thank Nickyshopping
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having given rave reviews before, we revisited last week to find its bane has now changed and so has the menu. Food and service still excellent, but the menu not quite as exciting as when it was Bacchus. Shame. I'd still recommend it though.

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Thank Frankiesymes
Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sublime dinner for 6 last night, all food superbly cooked and presented. The butternut squash soup served in a squash was a unique idea and the steaks were cooked to perfection. The service was excellent, we felt really well looked after, someone was always to hand if we needed anything. The wine list is small but a great selection -... More 

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Thank Simon I
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the second occasion I have been to Baccus and can truly say it will be my last. First occasion was Nov 2015, we were seated and had to wait over 40 mins before staff even acknowledged my girlfriend and I with the offer of a drink or the Menu. My final visit to bacchus was Saturday 30th Jan,... More 

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Thank Sean P
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky restaurant that serves, breakfast, lunch, afternoon teas and full menus in the mist unique and and pleasant surroundings Well worth a visit

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Thank ClaireH44444
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a meal here last Sunday evening with my new girlfriend we ordered the soup which was served within a butternut squash amazing and the roast for main again amazing then the panacotta for dessert again amazing, service was perfect too no fault here will be returning !!

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1 Thank thomasgatier3
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very overpriced and not much choice on the menu. £8 for a small cocktail. I can understand why some people would like this restaurant but it's certainly not for me, felt ripped off. Interesting decor though :)

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Thank Marie L
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a lovely meal at this quirky restaurant. Food was delicious. The service was spot on and I was made to feel very special with a free glass of bubbly for my birthday! Would highly recommend and will be visiting again very soon.

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2 Thank richard290095
essex
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found Bacchus after searching for unusual restaurants on Google. It's like eating a meal in an antique shop! Great fun decor, lots of interesting stuff to look at. Welcome change from all the dull "contemporary" places. Food lovely too, the yorkshires on Sunday are not to be missed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea ss1, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01702 348088

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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