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The Camelia Restaurant

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178 Eastern Esplanade | Camelia Hotel, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
01702 587 917
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great meal

Great food, great service, reasonable price. Would certainly visit again when next in town. Very short wait for food and it was very tasty.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
brian12132
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Telford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great food, great service, reasonable price. Would certainly visit again when next in town. Very short wait for food and it was very tasty.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Freshly cooked traditional food. Great waitress service. Lovely small bar with two taps: Stella and Becks. Intimate setting.

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Constanta, Romania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We ate here 3 times in a week - 2 evening meals and 1 Sunday lunch. The menu is superb. A large choice of freshly cooked to order food, well presented and served by the most wonderful staff you could imagine. Recommend the lamb shank, roast beef and fillet steak. If you are staying at the camellia Hotel too, please... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We have lived in Southend for over 30 years and have driven past the Camelia on many occasions without giving it a thought - it was just another seaside hotel. Last night we went for a meal with friends who live very close by. We had an excellent meal after the obligatory G&T's in the bar before hand. The service... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Wen here a while ago very nice food and ok for value Nice staff drinks of as well and looks very nice inside as well with good views.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

WE had a lovely evening in the Camelia. The staff were very friendly and chatty and we had the table by the window where we could do lots of people watching. We went for the set menu which was great value for money. Really great size portions which neither me or my husband manage to eat .Food was nicely presented... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Meals cooked to order and fresh vegetables - not too cruncy, not too soft. Pleasant service, and hot meals.

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Bedford
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44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Ate here as tired could not be bothered to go out, glad we did it was fantastic fixed priced menu amazing well cooked and presented you won't be disappointed.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect when eating here as I wasn't staying at the hotel, but I would definitely reccomend it! The food was elegent, delicious and well worth the price.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

been here a few times now and I couldn't say a bad thing about the hotel. It's perfect, with such a lovely family atmosphere, 5 stars!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 178 Eastern Esplanade | Camelia Hotel, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01702 587 917

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  • Cuisine: English

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