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The Old Garrison

Campfield Road, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea SS3 9BX, England
+44 1702 291970
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
“new management” (11 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Campfield Road, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea SS3 9BX, England
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Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

We came for the Sunday roast. Great atmosphere with exceptional quality and value for money! Jessie and Callum go above and beyond with the quality and service of food. Great selection of drinks and real ales. Well worth a visit.

Thank BeeF77
Management response:Responded March 16, 2017

Hello Bee, Thank you so much for your lovely comments and joining us for our Sunday Roast. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed February 8, 2017

Returned here after many months as heard under new OWNERSHIP. Not management. Eamonn and Jessie turning place around. IS promoting the pub and upcoming events. Was busy with Rugby on Saturday. Ordered food was very good and filling. Will be returning very soon. People need...More

Thank Judithr1972
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

Excellent food with pleasant service. Definitely recommend. Excellent menu choices for good value. New Management are working hard to bring it back to a good local pub with evening entertainment through the week & weekends.

Thank Angie E
Reviewed January 25, 2017

5 of us had lunch here on a cold damp day: The atmosphere was really nice, friendly staff, nice comfortable layout and .. Very important, clean toilets, I know I always talk about toilets but clean toilets are so simple to have but so many...More

Thank OceanUK
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

So the night of the big beach bang. Ten thousand people just around the corner. Bar staff = 1. 1 rather stroppy girl. We finally got some drinks though asking for glasses for the bottles of cider just made her mad and go out the...More

Thank Simon W
Oldgarrison, . at The Old Garrison, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2016

Good evening Simon, First of all thanks for taking the time of writing a review. This night was meant to be busier than usual and 2 staffs were initially on, one was obliged to leave at 7pm for family reasons and the other one didn't...More

Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

So many mixed reviews and wanting to ensure we have a nice Christmas Day , we went to sample meals and ambience at the newly managed old garrison before booking. Well all I can say is we are now booked in for Christmas Day. Food...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This pub is amazing. Great staff always a wam welcome. Food is freshly made, we know this as spoke to the chef hence why may take a bit longer to come out. If you want cheap quick food go to Harvester they are perfect for...More

1  Thank tommy0085
Reviewed September 22, 2016

I am only writing this because the other reviews don't give a fair view. This is the only pub in the area where you can feed the kids without breaking the bank. The garden is huge and there is a huge wooden castle with a...More

2  Thank Steve6669
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Had my cousins 70 th birthday there last night everything was done really well food was a bit slow coming out but overall lovely food and the service was really good would recommend

Thank Audrey B
Reviewed September 14, 2016

My husband and I took a bike ride down to the Old Garrison in the hope of having some lunch in the garden. However, we arrived about 10 past 2pm to be told they had stopped serving. I appreciate that this is quite normal for...More

Thank Angela T
Ness R, Manager at The Old Garrison, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2016

Dear Angela, I am genuinely sorry to hear about your bad experience with us and would like to thank you for taking the time to share it with us. Our kitchen is closing every day at 2.30pm not 2pm and I don't remember closing it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Campfield Road, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea SS3 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Shoeburyness
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 291970
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The Old Garrison offers a great value food menu, a wide selection of cask ales and fine wines, and a fabulous family friendly beer garden. A "must visit" for locals & visitors alike. At the heart of a busy and vibrant area The Old Garrison is located next to the former Shoeburyness Barracks. With a selection of premium spirits, cask ales, regular offers and live entertainment there is something for everyone at The Old Garrison. We have an extensive menu to suit everyone's tastes. Why not come and join us for lunch or an early supper? Choose from light bites, traditional pub fare or a sizzling curry - we have it all! Relax and enjoy our friendly service in our gorgeous beer garden. Why not bring along the kids? We have a fully equipped play area for them too! Looking for a venue to hold your function or birthday party? Let us know and we will try our best to assist you with your requirements. We always welcome new customers so come along soon. We will go out of our way to make your visit enjoyable, answer any questions and give you a real Garrison welcome. Food Service available Tuesday to Sunday.
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