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The Dining Room

1356 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UH, England
+44 1702 477499
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef wellington” (35 reviews)
“fish cakes” (11 reviews)
“liver” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1356 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Service was good, but printed scrap piece of paper as a menu, which was Blurry was not a good start! Temperaure prawns was like eating oil, mains pastry wasn't even cooked, if you like a brakes or KFF suppliers microwave menu then fine, fillet steak...More

Thank daltaylor1977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this Resraurant to celebrate my fathers 85th Birthday. It was a group of 16. The welcome was great, the service was excellent throughout the evening and the food was excellent. Great menu too!

Thank srsshrimper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in the area for over forty years we had never tried this restaurant until my wife decided we should give it a try. The service is friendly and professional. The mid-week menu is fairly limited but nonetheless very good. Fish and chips is...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place does some of the best food around. The only thing that lets it down is it's expensive compared to local restaurants but it's worth paying it for the amazing food and service

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name of the game here is quality. The service is good. The menu has interesting choices. The quality of the food very good. Ambience is relaxing. Would definitely go again.

Thank Val W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is pretty Good, service is very good but groups of people can make it very very noisy. Perhaps some sound buffers could be installed Otherwise it's a nice place

Thank Sharon T
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Nice atmosphere and lovely staff, really good Sunday lunch today - the best for a very long time, good to get great food and great service for a change. Six of us for lunch and everything we had was delicious.

Thank Wilburt1
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice roast would defo go again and can highly recommend it really professional staff even when it was really busy

Thank jay b
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Arrived slightly late for our table, but no problem. Had a round table which is much more sociable when you want to talk. Young waitress was very attentive to us three. Lovely tempura prawns. Followed by sea food linguine, never had it with a tomato...More

Thank vanner264
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Really welcoming staff. They couldn’t do enough. Even when the sunset was in our eyes they put the effort in to block it for us! The food was excellent. Service fantastic! We weren’t crammed in which many restaurants tend to do & we were not...More

Thank Smithy651
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March 7, 2017|
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Response from Jo C | Reviewed this property |
When I was there they had a group on 16 so I would say yes. They will just stagger times fur other customers. 2 course menu was £14 pp 3 course was £16 pp. doubt they offer a group discount and price already very reasonable... More
March 3, 2017|
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Response from Traceygarry | Reviewed this property |
Hello If you call the dining rooms directly and ask for Mem the is the owner he will look after you. Honestly a really nice place
December 28, 2016|
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Response from TrailBlazer406366 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they Do 👌
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1356 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 477499
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3 Course Lunch or Dinner Mon - Fri £14.95.
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