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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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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 2 days ago

We were greeted very warmly on arrival and shown to our table. This was our first visit to this restaurant although it had been recommended to us by friends. The food was excellent and reasonably priced, our waitress Lyn was very attentive and friendly and...More

Thank JB-SOS
Reviewed 1 week ago

there is a great choice, nice decor is great, the service is great l but we thought the side vegetable dish was well over priced and not very big considering how cheap vegetables are

Thank alan t
Reviewed 1 week ago

Long overdue catch up with friends who live close to the restaurant, they suggested going here, well worth the visit. Very busy, but service was spot on, very attentive, food good and apparently busy all the time, so says something about the place, they do...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family celebration. Waitress didn't smile once. Everything just seemed so rushed. Food was just OK. My sons did not come as described and they did remove the cost from the bill which was nice. I didn't like it but everyone else thought it...More

Thank muzzyboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is nicely decorated the waitress didn't smile very much and we got the impression she didn't enjoy her job, my steak was lovely and my older son had the steak as well , my other son ordered the cod but no mention of...More

Thank sassylady2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always good size portions served here. Food is excellent and staff are very attentive. Can be a little noisy at times but always an enjoyable visit.

Thank 531zenac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted to visit here for a while, been recommended and read the great reviews. We decided to go for lunch, it's cheaper in the daytime. Arrived at 1pm on a Friday, only a few diners, the decor was very tasteful and modern. Our waitress Diksha,...More

1  Thank hallett353
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us came here last night and my we were all so impressed. Becky our server was delightful - always ready to attend to any question or request with a wonderful smile. The menu offered a wide range of options and was served without...More

Thank Leighites
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by friends, we visited The Dining Room. We were not dissapointed. Nice surroundings, nice welcome. Good choice of menu with two or three courses. The pear, walnut and stilton salad was especially delicious. I would order again and happily have it as a main...More

Thank dianeestcourt
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We went on spec on Sunday lunchtime, fairly late, and were easily seated. I had full roast turkey, yum yum. Hubby had pan fried cod which he said was delicious. I was full to burst so passed on desert but hubby had apple and blackberry...More

Thank Julie L
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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 Tracy-jane F | Reviewed this property |
Yes they Do 👌
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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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