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The Elms

1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible19%
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“curry” (11 reviews)
“fish and chips” (10 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn’t attract the greatest of clientele, and the staff seem clueless on when to stop serving those that have had their fair share. It’s got two stars as once had a decent meal, but for drinks it’s definitely a place that is best avoided...More

Thank nomadlad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for our college leavers day, and was served by Nicole who was excellent all day. Quality service, would highly recommend.

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the pub last night for dinner I am a vegetarian, I ordered the 3 for £10 deal, spicy prawns, chicken strips for my friend – non vegetarian, then five bean vegetarian topped chips, garlic bread with cheese and coleslaw with an extra sour...More

Thank amw712
Reviewed April 26, 2018

One Thursday in April 2018, a friend and I enjoyed the day visiting some of Southend's pubs, micro-pubs and micro-breweries and we started our tour, at midday, at one of the Wetherspoon establishments in the area, The Elms in Leigh-on-Sea, a rather spacious and impressive...More

Thank 405-Lines
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Not nice made to feel small when I was told to finish our drinks and go the dog is a rescue dog and sat under table and didn't bother anyone shame as it is your c Shame it seems a nice place was told to...More

Thank StephenAnne2014
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Great casual atmosphere, Ray the team leader made us feel very welcome and provided great service! Very chilled environment and lovely people. Parking was very good and bus stop right outside!

Thank Sam B
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The Elms, it is what it is, our local pub, sometimes great sometimes not so great Breakfast always great Lately food has been excellent (see photos)and true value for money, very busy daytimes, as always an on going problem over the last 10 + years...More

Thank Toff-101
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

The bar was a bit slow at 12 o’clock and seemed like the staff were just getting started of the shift. A normall Wetherspoons menu for food as well.

Thank Rickytrips1234
Reviewed March 21, 2018

John my husband and I met at Leigh Elms in 1966. In 1968 we Married. Now the venue is a Wetherspoons restaurant we decided to have a lunch for a few special people . There were 24 of us. We had excellent service and the...More

1  Thank Goosey65
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

We often visit the Elms for a meal on a Sunday.Food is ok but there are 2 things that are constant bug bears.Dirty uncleared tables and long waiting times to get served at the bar.On occasion have been queuing 5-10 mins to get served.Better to...More

Thank MexicanWave71
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Questions & Answers
November 6, 2017|
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Response from wayne m | Property representative |
Hi, yes you can book a table. Pop in to see us with details of what you need. and we will certainly do our best to accommodate you.
November 6, 2017|
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Response from tandb36 | Reviewed this property |
I think you can if you give them enough notice
July 11, 2017|
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Response from leighfromleigh | Reviewed this property |
Were they just being funny? Dogs have always been allowed outside as far as I knew. I think they generally need a bit of a change of attitude. Are the staff treated really badly?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1060 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 3ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: 017024687
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