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33 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1BW, England
+44 1702 344600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“ice cream” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
33 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1BW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to East for the first time last night with friends and family who had eaten there a few times before. It didn't disappoint. The food all had nice flavours. Plenty of choice. Friendly staff who clear your table as soon as they notice your...More

1  Thank Ray T
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Great buffet selection at a very reasonable price for the 4 of us. Spacious and very clean restaurant with attentive and friendly staff. Free parking nearby after 6pm a bonus. Hard to find fault.

Thank GWR71
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Not a big fan of Chinese buffet but this is as good as it gets. Plenty of choice, good quality food including King prawns, duck, large mussels plus a separate counter where they cook your stir fry fresh. Well worth a visit and great value.

1  Thank AshleyShrewsbury
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

When visiting Southend with my partner. We went for an evening meal at East the service and food we as always super. We had a lovely meal and I look forward to visiting again soon when in Southend.

Thank gollies
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Just been to East for a lunch treat. Love this place don’t get many opportunities to come now. The food was lovely hot and tasty. The Tapenyaki man was going strong there was chicken, prawns, steak etc., cooked in front of you - and considering...More

Thank Carole E
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Have visited East a number of times over the last few years and its always been ok with reasonable food for a reasonable price. Unfortunately after my most recent visit on Friday I don't think I will be going there again. I was the first...More

Thank Bluepaully
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Normally, I do not give ratings. I usually do not go to all you can eat buffets either. But here at east in southend I have to make an exception. we were just passing through, it was noon, we were hungry and found this restaurant...More

Thank jupjup2
Reviewed January 17, 2018

Went for our xmas work do we had 21 people come and getting a booking was no problem the food was fresh and always replaced very quick overall its very good for the price you pay

Thank tony_squiggle
Reviewed January 15, 2018

been going east Chinese for a while mow ,the food is always good and plentiful .staff are always great .can pop in and always get a table without booking witch is great if you are in a rush dinner time

Thank David W
Reviewed December 31, 2017

An Ok venue, reasonably priced. Some of the food tasted a bit stale. That put me off so I didn’t have any of the cakes or ice cream.

Thank Lady_Skr76
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Carol K
May 14, 2017|
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Response from hartbox | Reviewed this property |
yes, ranging from fruits and cream to mini cheeecakes and ice cream
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Doug M | Reviewed this property |
Cards are accepted
March 22, 2017|
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Response from clive j | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember them being other than average prices
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 344600
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