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The Watermill

Felmores | East Mayne, Basildon SS13 1BW, England
+44 1268 522227
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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“fillet steak” (10 reviews)
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
“burgers” (6 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Felmores | East Mayne, Basildon SS13 1BW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we were shown to out table, before we had even got our coats we were asked about drinks. Pressure you do not need and should be offered once settled and reading the menu . We shared a platter for 2 as a starter...More

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terrible food nuff said had so called steak and chips.... cold and like leather worn boots... in fact boots would be more tender get rid of your so called chef and employ a cobbler!!

Thank apacheman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food isn't 5 stars, but it's homey nice food with quite a bit of variety. The staff are really really friendly and very accommodating. I eat here often when I visit family- but if you're looking for fancy, go elsewhere. Nice affordable and family...More

Thank Vicki J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have not been to this restaurant for about 2 years. We regularly eat across all the pub chain restaurants in Southend/Rayleigh/Rochford/Wickford and most are average to good. More recently we have eaten at the Beefeater Southend (Strawberry Fields - awful) and Maidstone(Sir Thomas Wyatt...More

Thank cymrojack
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

re: watermill beefeater 24th November 2017 so where to start.. firstly I was very surprised at the quality of the service I recieved at this establishment.. if I'm honest knowing it's a big chain restaurant and glorified fast food.  I must admit that they are...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited recently for a meal with friends, was very pleased with the food but my special shout out has to go to our waitress Gill. She was so lovely, and put a lot of time and effort into ensuring we had a great evening. Thank...More

1  Thank summersummer94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a quick visit on my way back from christmas shopping a few weeks back..after a stressful day nothing better than a lovely meal of which was a prawn cocktail and burger! gill was our waitress and a brilliant one at that too.. attentive and...More

Thank GOD1245
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in last night as we had a 40% off voucher. Wow what can I say from starter to dessert was all superb, all throughly enjoyed our food I had the lamb which was cooked perfectly. Lauren the young lady that looked after us...More

1  Thank SandyB1414
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my mum’s birthday here, the restaurant looks lovely, the staff were brilliant - they let us put a few birthday decorations up and really took care of us. The food was really great and very reasonably priced. We enjoyed it so much my...More

1  Thank pwhite82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The watermill this morning for breakfast as a group of 9, very friendly helpful staff and everything was served quickly and tasted nice! Will definitely visit again,

Thank lisameekings
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October 14, 2017|
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Response from jojogluck | Reviewed this property |
Don't think it is necessary
October 14, 2017|
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Response from Owen M | Reviewed this property |
It has never been overly busy in the mornings I have stayed
August 23, 2016|
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Response from howardkevin330 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly do not know it is a pub resteraunt plus hotel i am going there on sunday and will ask. kevo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Felmores | East Mayne, Basildon SS13 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 522227
  • E-mail
The Watermill is a family friendly, casual dining restaurant. Providing a large and open seating plan including informal booth style dining areas, plus full table service within our restaurant and bar set-up. The Watermill caters for the hotel (Premier Inn - next door), business guests, families and couples alike. We boast a modern and yet casual dining style in which it is possible to relax and soak up the atmosphere in comfortable surroundings. We are on the whole, open plan with a variety of seating styles to suit your needs. We have available several booth seating areas for that intimate family occasion or those friendly get together for that special occasion. Beefeater Grill is food orientated but provide a full bar experience for pre-meal drinks or that more comprehensive drink offer with food. We pride ourselves on offering a quality offer from an extensive menu. The menu is designed to cater for everyone's needs with a dedicated children's menu and a comprehensive lunch time offer. We are able to cater for varying party sizes and occasions in certain areas of our restaurant we encourage you to make contact to discuss your needs further. Our team are dedicated, hard-working and have the ability and desire to provide one of the best dining experiences in the local area.
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