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The Camelia Restaurant

178 Eastern Esplanade | Camelia Hotel, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
+44 1702 587917
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
“mackerel” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
178 Eastern Esplanade | Camelia Hotel, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is now a regular stop off for us when walking our borrowed doggy seen as Ocean beach have now banned dogs- we are very glad they have as this is far better! The hot chocolate is amazingly creamy. We have also tried the deck...More

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited for baby shower. Been to many afternoon teas in the area and had my favourites but the afternoon tea here was the best I have had by far, the sandwiches were lovely, scones light and fluffy and the cake selection was definitely the best...More

Thank carolinecole131
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant on Thursday afternoon and was very impressed with the curry and pressecco. Well presented and staff very helpful.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a fabulous family lunch to celebrate my Aunt’s special Birthday. What a fabulous lunch it was too. From start to finish (I can not comment on the booking process or experience as I did not make the reservation) it was a wonderful...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I held a lunch here for 25 family and friends to celebrate my 60th birthday. From making my first enquiry right up to the moment we left, the service was fantastic and every little detail was perfect. We had a section of the restaurant to...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed March 11, 2018

excellent choice for joint birthdays and pre mothers Day . As much tea/coffee as you like and lovely choice of sandwiches and cakes/desserts

Thank dolphinjann
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I booked a surprise meal for my husbands birthday and retirement on the 25th February. From the day I booked to the day of the meal I could have not asked for more kind support. We had 38 guests they have not stopped talking about...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Visited for Sunday Lunch with children as the hotel is local to us. Choice is limited to the Sunday Lunch menu and a couple of specials. The children's menu has quite a few choices. We both had 3 courses and I choose the Beef Roast...More

Thank Karen K
Reviewed January 7, 2018

What a find. Food was fantastic, I loved the Thai Prawns from the specials board. The staff were really friendly & attentive, without being intrusive. Wine fantastic & great value. You must try it & we will definitely be back.

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed December 17, 2017

This was our group's first time to visit the Camelia Restaurant. First I must compliment all the staff, from cloakroom, bar and restaurant their efficient friendly service was exemplary...well done Camelia! After a beautiful meal pre ordered from the Christmas party menu, the DJ soon...More

1  Thank Jack M
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January 3, 2018|
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Response from rcammidge | Property representative |
Hello Malijuka, Thank you for your enquiry. We serve Afternoon Tea every day of the week from midday onwards and have availability on the 12th March. Please call us anytime on 01702 587917 to book - we are here every day... More
November 22, 2017|
Response from Andrew F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry you’ve asked the wrong person. I wrote a review for a diners view⁉️ I have no involvement in the Resturant.
September 23, 2017|
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Response from rcammidge | Property representative |
Hi yes we do but sorry we are fully booked.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Eastern Esplanade | Camelia Hotel, Southend-on-Sea SS1 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 587917
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