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The Angel Inn

English, Pub
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Parsons Corner/North Shoebury Road | North Shoebury, Southend-on-Sea SS3 8UD , England
01702 589600
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice friendly pub

We go to the Angel pub most weekends. The pub has a great atmosphere, staff are friendly. The food, although not the cheapest, is always of a very high standard. Beer is a little on the expensive side, and a bigger variety would be nice, but this aside every visit is always enjoyable

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Rochford, United Kingdom
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English first
Rochford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We go to the Angel pub most weekends. The pub has a great atmosphere, staff are friendly. The food, although not the cheapest, is always of a very high standard. Beer is a little on the expensive side, and a bigger variety would be nice, but this aside every visit is always enjoyable

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

After visiting this pub many times with family, we were told they had suddenly changed their rules and we were not allowed to sit anywhere in the pub with children. I was always under the impression that this was a family friendly place. Such a shame as most of the bar staff are really friendly, and always make a fuss... More 

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UK
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Lovely looking place, nice bar, friendly bar staff. Nice atmosphere. Hope they can turn things around, needs a bit of a reality check on food! We should have noticed on entry nobody was eating in the bar... Why not. A place as nice as this should be busy busy busy. Food was poor. Ordered two starters and two mains. First... More 

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Bassendon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Visited this pub for the first time last Saturday lunch time. Food was good as was the beer. Liked it enough to return today, four days later for the same meal and it was dire. Like all of these similar pub/restaurants (Vintage Inns, Harvesters, Toby etc) you could be lucky but don't rely on it.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My family booked a table in the restaurant for lunch on Father's Day. We had high expectations as on our previous visit, albeit just for drinks, we had been made to feel welcome and the food ordered by other guests had looked delicious. We ordered two starters and four main dishes (my parents-in-law saving themselves for the pudding). We found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Love this pub, visited many times & food is delicious. Service is usually friendly & efficient.However, upon visiting yesterday lunchtime found 2 or 3 members of staff not seen there before. Found them very unwelcoming & sullen almost to the point of rudeness.Coffee & bill ordered, half an hour passed with neither arriving.Decided to cancel coffee & settle bill at... More 

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southend
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This used to be one of the best restaurants in the area so took some visiting family for Sunday Lunch. I was so disappointed. The scallops had gone rubbery from being put under the grill and the bacon on top was overdone. The pate was ordinary. The best starter from our group was the baked cheese with bread. Sadly there... More 

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Stowmarket, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

popped in for a bar snack and surprised how busy it was, but could be that there is not a lot of competition. nice pub bit dated in its style of menu and standards as has a formal dinning area and a bar rather than being able to eat/ drink in any area. a lot of banter/ noise coming from... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great for a quite drink, also serves food. I live a walking distance and is great for a relaxed drink. Dogs are welcome which is lovely and makes it less formal. They have a fire on in the winter and a great outdoor seating area for the summer. They normally have events on in the summer especially bank holidays. Perfect... More 

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SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
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49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Lovely old English pub with good restaurant. Food is always good, great draught beer, and staff always friendly and loads of parking. Well worth a visit.

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Address: Parsons Corner/North Shoebury Road | North Shoebury, Southend-on-Sea SS3 8UD, England
Phone Number: 01702 589600
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
Cuisine: English, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Parsons Corner/North Shoebury Road | North Shoebury, Southend-on-Sea SS3 8UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01702 589600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub

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