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Zabrano Bar/Restaurant

Leigh Road | Leigh on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1JQ, England
01702476999
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Ranked #149 of 452 restaurants in Southend-on-Sea
Cuisines: Italian, British
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
hampshirer
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Food was very nice we had lunch it wasn't very busy and we had to wait a bit between courses which was a bit off putting. Service was fine but not exceptional. Would still go again though

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Received first class attention on a Saturday night. Complements to the chef on fantastic food. Had come from The Boatyard as the food there was inadequate in comparison.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Considering the competition right on its doorstep, you'd have thought they would have been on top of their game. This was not the case, while the food was average, the service most definitely wasn't. I'd barely put the last mouthful of my main course in my mouth before the plates were very hurriedly cleared from the table. No service with... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

A great lunch with all meals chosen off the specials board today. Again the chef carefully adapted dishes that met specific dietary requirements. The thoughtfulness of the staff and mixture of doors open in the sunshine, great good and good vibe makes this place the place to be. If you haven't visited Zabranos you are missing out on a gem.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Have always wondered what Zabrano was like and now I know. Fabulous! ! We came on a Saturday evening and the atmosphere was relaxed and there were all types of customers, ie couples and groups. The food was gorgeous and the house wine very good and reasonably n priced for Leigh. Will definitely visit again.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We ate here for the first time in a while and were very much looking forward to trying the food. We ate from the set price menu at £12.95 which seems to be the average price for set menu meals in Leigh. My starter of sardines was a little disappointing as their were only two small Sardines and they had... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

A super restaurant that delivers both great food and service! The staff are very good and the chef is excellent and really has a passion to create great food and he delivers! A good choice from the menu and well stocked bar, it is a restaurant I am very happy to recommend and one that I shall return too again... More

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Leigh-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Good atmosphere and attentive service. Very affordable menu with special offer on the evening 2 or 3 course deals. The food is well presented and delicious, what more could you ask for?

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Essex
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I visited this establishment with my husband and was lucky to get a table as we had not booked. I had the rib eye steak and asked for it rare. My husband had the calves liver. The timing of the serving was perfect showing that they were cooking to perfection which was the case when we tucked in. My steak... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Just had another lovely lunch which was complimented by lots of meaningful small touches. Nothing is too much trouble at Zabranos and as someone with special dietary needs I was automatically offered alternative choices. Thank you Meneka and your excellent waiter and chef for making our lunch special. If you haven't sampled Zabranos yet you are missing out on a... More

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