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“Breakfast is fab, dinner ok”
Review of The Watermill

The Watermill
Ranked #25 of 136 Restaurants in Basildon
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: 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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“Breakfast is fab, dinner ok”
Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

Breakfast is a must £8.25 for a full English plus seconds if required plus as much cereal, toast, muffins, fruit etc as u can eat. All fruit juices and tea, coffee too. I will def be back for breakfast. We also came here for dinner on valentines night, food was ok, didn't live up to the breakfast but was ok. I will come back for dinner and try again as value for money is great as is the service.

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Essex
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“Good Food”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

We have visited the Watermill many times and always return. The restaurant is clean and comfortable. Good menu choice and staff very friendly. Always advisory to book a table especially at the weekend as we once couldn't get a table on a Saturday evening.

The food is really nice always have a good meal here, steaks especially are cooked as requested and are beautiful. The only down side to this restaurant is a slow service, no reflection on waiting staff but once you have ordered it takes a long time to get your drinks and your food. Will always return as food is great but this does let it down don't go if your in a hurry.

  • Visited February 2013
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Basildon
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“Great place to eat.”
Reviewed January 26, 2013

The Watermill is a great place to eat, drink, and relax in the bar area or outside on tables and seating.
There is also a place to spend a night or two!

Visited August 2012
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Crawley West Sussex
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“Average dinner - Great brekkie.”
Reviewed January 12, 2013

Breakfast was good, lot's of variety and well organised but dinner the night before was not up to standard but we were tight on time and did not have time to complain. The staff were very knowledgeable about the menu and very friendly.

Visited November 2012
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essex
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“just gets better”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

i used to go there for there excellent all in breakfast feasts, party of four dined there in december, i thought the menu was excellent, very tasty food , nicley presented and served.
very pleasant surroundings we all enjoyed the evening very much, so nice to dine in traditional surroundings not a chain restaraunt. better value now they do free refill soft drinks.
we will be going back this week to dine (great steaks)

  • Visited December 2012
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