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Osborne Brothers

Billet Wharf High Street | High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2ER, England
+44 1702 477233
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shellfish” (35 reviews)
“cockles” (122 reviews)
“jellied eels” (33 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Billet Wharf High Street | High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2ER, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a couple of friends for a bit of seafood and was made to feel most unwelcome. The food is good but I was genuinely made to feel that me buying it was a massive inconvenience. I can honestly say I've never had worse...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Osbournes on many occasions. You can choose from fresh shellfish, peeled or not. Also on offer freshly made sandwiches some with fillings other than fish. My husband has a pint from the pub (the crocked billet) as osbournes only sell soft drinks...More

Thank Sindens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We think this is a great place to stop by for a coffee and to buy fresh seafood to take home... If you want to eat on site there are tables inside but mainly outdoor eating overlooking the sea at Old Leigh.

Thank Denise O
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a quick plate of cockles and a cup of tea. We sat inside because it was a cold day. The inside is only small and very tight to move around. The cockles were very tasty! But £2 for such a small...More

Thank Joann K
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Osbornes does the best coffee and seafood in Old Leigh and staff are super friendly. Just the best spot to watch the tides come and go especially on a sunny day

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Called in today and was charged £6 for a pint of takeaway prawns. I was so shocked I paid it instead of passing them up and going to Waitrose or Tesco where their frozen shell on are half the price and just as nice. Honest...More

3  Thank John H
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Love coming here to get oysters and other bits from their seafood counter. Always super fresh and great value.

Thank CabbagePatchSquid
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Proper cup of tea in a proper mug.sea food was exceptional. Happy and busy staff made us felt welcome.we sat outside over looking the sea and can't wait to go back

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This cockle shed is right opposite The Crooked Billet which is probably the best pub on the The High Street. I like a plate of cockles with a pint of Guiness which I get from the pub and is usually great but recently the cockles...More

1  Thank pomhughes
Reviewed 16 October 2017

If you want any seafood available that you can eat in an old seaside location either inside or out then this is the place for you. There are no end of options of fresh cockles, pawns etc. for you to sample at a sensible price....More

Thank WFGR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Billet Wharf High Street | High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 477233
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Seafood cafe sitting on the shores of the Thames Estuary serving traditional seafood and shellfish, as well as sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes and delicious fresh salads.
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