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Piccolo Italian Restaurant

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1 Shorefield Road | Southend-On-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RH, England
01702 390370
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
before theatre dining

We chose this restaurant from the internet and were very impressed. We were booked in to see a show at the Cliffs Pavillion nearby and only had a little over an hour to spare by the time we got to Southend. We had already booked a table and explained we were going to a show so needed to get our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
collette k
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We chose this restaurant from the internet and were very impressed. We were booked in to see a show at the Cliffs Pavillion nearby and only had a little over an hour to spare by the time we got to Southend. We had already booked a table and explained we were going to a show so needed to get our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Came here for a pre theatre meal and only booked a table on the day. Greeted at the door and made to feel welcome. Food was superb as were the waiters chef and service! Good choice on the menu and food served hot and good portions with large selection of veg. Highly recommended!! Will definitely be coming again.

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Food is excellent, choice is great...but had table booked for 8.30 didn't get seated until 9.30, restaurant was busy hence why we booked didn't expect to have to wait that long. and table next to us was rather loud, but still managed to enjoy ourselves.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great Italian restaurant, warm authentic and friendly. Went for lunch on a bank holiday Monday. Service is attentive and good recommendations where given, all the waiters were charming and funny. Had a window seat, so view is great. Will be returning again and again! Pasta was delicious, need to go back to try the fish and pizzas!

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have been going to Piccolo's for 44yrs , at its old location as a teenager, through my married life and with my 4 children who are now adults and also go there.Tonight it was very busy with theatre goers up till 6.30pm but it didn't matter. We were taken care of and Philipe the owner still found the time... More 

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Hockley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Had a lovely meal before attending a show at Cliffs Pavilion. Although very busy the staff in the restaurant were very attentive and our meal was served freshly cooked and we had plenty of time to eat it - and a dessert - before leaving for the show.

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Tiptree, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Hadn't been to Piccolo for many years but it was the ideal location for dinner with friends ahead of a concert at the nearby Cliffs Pavilion theatre. And we weren't disappointed. Although it was a little noisy thanks to a huge group celebrating an elderly relative's birthday, it was energetic and happy noise that you couldn't contest. For our table... More 

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Weilheim, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For a casual dining experience in typical Italian style Piccolos is great. We went here with my three-year-old son and were made to feel so welcome and valued as customers. The staff were really good with my little one which helped keep him entertained. They even made a special pizza for him in the shape of a face! I had... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I had the lamb, it was really tough,and was not presented very well, my husbands dinner came out last when we had finished our dinner, and we also sent my dinner back and the owner agreed that the meat was reall tough.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I love the Piccolo, it's probably my favourite Italian restaurant outside of Rome and luckily its less than 2 miles from my home! You are always sure of a warm welcome and the food is terrific, i am sad and can't help ordering the carbonara because it's my favourite dish and the Piccolo do it so well. They do take... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Shorefield Road | Southend-On-Sea, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: 01702 390370

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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