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The LemonTree

513 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1-2PH, England
01702467793
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Ranked #47 of 453 restaurants in Southend-on-Sea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $24
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Lemon Tree brings an authentic taste of Mediterranean cuisine to Southend on Sea. Located on Southchurch Road the restaurant adds a fresh and sophisticated feel to the neighbourhood.The executive chef Servet leads a team of well trained cooks from Turkey that are introducing their best to Southend audience. The speciality Mediterranean dishes such as: Kleftico Lamp Shoulder or Pan Fried Escalope of Veal are being prepared carefully using the best local ingredients and are highly priced by all our clients. Unique blends of Mediterranean spices, meat and fish create a wonderful taste impossible to ignore.
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English first
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Have been here several times now and each visit has been exceptional. Good food and attentive service. The menu has a large choice and tastes great. Will be going back again .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

My Wife and I have visited the Lemon Tree 3 times this Year and have noticed a steady drop in standards and portions served Such a pity because it started off so well We will not be returning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We visited this restaurant monday evening with my friends.. We had starter crispy calamari, it was good size portion and fresh..then followed by steak with peppercorn sauce . It was the best steak I have eaten for a long time. My friend had Dover sold it was also delicious. We had afters the lemon brûlée.. It was yummy. . The... More

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Ilford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Booked this restaurant for a birthday treat never been before but thought we would give it a try. First impression was that the carpet was extremely dirty, no tablecloths. Found the menu to be quite expensive but nevertheless ordered our meals. The starter was not too bad, my sister and I had avocado and prawns, followed by paella. When the... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

hadn't booked saturday night very busy still found us a lovely table,service outstanding food to die for,large selection of wine good price range nice lay out nothing to much we would highly reconmend this resturant.

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We have visited The Lemon Tree on several occasions and have never had a bad meal or any reason to complain about either the food or the service. Whether it's for a casual night out, special occasion or even just for lunch.. It's a lovely friendly place with exceptionally good food, lovely staff and a very pleasant atmosphere. Looking forward... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

30 of us dined at the Lemon Tree. We sat in the garden for a drink - perfect for a summer evening - and then ate an excellent meal. We had been able to preorder our meals which was excellent as it minimised any delays there might have been with so many of us. The staff were friendly and helpful... More

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brentwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Visited the Lemon tree last night, a special evening just 2 of us, ambience was good service very good and the food was excellent, my friend said "We've got to come again as I want to try more of the menu" We both had fish and it was cooked to perfection

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Shoeburyness, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We had a lovely meal as usual at The Lemon Tree in Southend. We were welcomed as old friends, and the service and food was excellent. As it was my birthday, I was given a glass of wine. Thank you Servet and your staff.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Had a lovely evening. Best steak ever and sweets to die for, Staff so friendly . Not cheapest place toeat but well worth it. Lovely garden to sit and enjoy a drink after or even just a drink if you are not hungry. Highly recommended.

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