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The Bread & Cheese

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520 London Road | Benfleet, Benfleet SS7 1AA, England
+44 1268 753402
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have visited the bread and cheese on several occasions but have been very disappointed on the last 2 occasions. Rude staff tonight and food average. Music so loud had to shout at each other. Was told Friday night they get young customers in. Photos I took shows no customers.... won't be returning.

Thank foodonaplate
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my nan for an evening here last month! Really good food! Reasonably priced, and great ambience 👍will see you again soon ✌️

Thank Nick B
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went to the bread and cheese pub sat evening with my husband and son.Lovely food,great service waitress was lovely,friendly and knew about the food on the menu. All our food was great well presented and tasted lovely. Gave you time between courses so you didn't feel rushed like in some places. The pub is lovely and the decoration is really... More 

Thank julieannburke
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quality of food good although a touch pricey for pub grub, pleasant and friendly service by staff, choose this pub for a meal because it offered live entertainment that particular night. However, booked a table for early evening meal, ordered off the specials board to be told only had six of those dishes and all were pre booked at the... More 

1 Thank Stevie-Boy-Blue
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here loads but never eaten here since they done away with the carvery ...well I visited with a friend and wasmt disappointed- had a gorgeous prawn salad and a side of tasty halloumi cheese...will be back again soon!

Thank AmyL1990
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lady was completely rude ! Didn't get change from the bill as she expected it as a tip absolutely disgusting service ! The food is over priced and took ages to come out and was definitely not worth the wait , first and last time I will visit 👎🏼

2 Thank Holly M
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We don't usually go out on actual Valentines night as it is generally overpriced, overbooked and not great quality mass produced food. However, having been on several other very successful visits to the Bread & Cheese over the Summer, we made a last minute decision to book for Valentines night and what a great decision it was! The menu choice... More 

Thank Ann W
Essex england
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017

we booked a table for 4 people for 7:30pm Saturday we were there at 7pm. We didn't get a table until just after 8pm.ordered a drink at the table with our meal very slow waited about 15 minutes and it wasn't that busy in there. Waited ages for our meal and it wasn't very nice 3 of us had steak... More 

Thank Jia1957
Essex, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Ate here again last week with friends and again enjoyed it. Plenty of choice on the bar menu which offers good value for money. tasty food, good service, friendly staff.

Thank Jonesy410
Benfleet, Essex
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

My husband & I went to dinner with friends at the Bread & Cheese last Saturday evening. We'd heard the pub had been refurbished & that it had improved on its past poor image. When we first arrived we thought we'd made a big mistake. When walking into the bar it appeared really rough! A lot of people watching a... More 

2 Thank L-H-08

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 London Road | Benfleet, Benfleet SS7 1AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Benfleet
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 753402

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?