We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Pizza Express

Unit 2 Carnival Close Festival Leisure Park | Crane Farm Road, Basildon SS14 3WE, England
+44 1268 526622
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“dough balls” (11 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
“lasagna” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 2 Carnival Close Festival Leisure Park | Crane Farm Road, Basildon SS14 3WE, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (198)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Friendly and attentative staff. Good service. Pizzas excellent and all food fine. Good children’s menu. An excellent way to spend a Saturday lunchtime on a wet day! Would visit again. Easy parking. Toilets could do with a refurb.

Thank Decoyduck60
Reviewed 1 week ago

really not worth the money, the pizza was falling apart and very watery, when i compained to the waitress she shrugged her shoulders and said thats how they come. i would rather go to pizza hut or villagios. will never visit again

Thank linzii87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To sum this restaurant up, it’s not worth the price. Very band, average pizza for premium prices. Unfortunately I often eat at Prezzo which is a far superior restaurant not just in quality of food but price and staff. £16 for a pizzas that’s bland...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Very hot air conditioning not working had two floor standing units one in the corner and one facing the staff till point... the starters came out quick but seemed to wait for longer than usual for mains... food was ok but service not great asked...More

Thank KateReeves
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

So I must say that the staff was friendly and the food was lovely the only problem but it was a big one was that the air conditioning was broken. We booked a table for 11 people and was not informed of this issue. When...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I have visited a few Pizza Express in the last few years and have to say this is the best one I have been to. The staff are so Professional, The food is cooked really well, Tastes very fresh. Only Vice - It can be...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018

This is a real pizzeria with a high quality offering of delicious Italian style pizzas and accompaniments. A little more expensive than others but well worth every penny as the surroundings are also high quality and comfortable with professional and friendly serving staff. This restaurant...More

Thank Lorna L
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

This has been our favourite local pizza restaurant for a long time...but it’s time that it gets back to its former standards. Manager calling out across the restaurant, telling staff where they can sit people so that they can close sections (Friday night, 8pm...quiet, that’s...More

Thank dmwbella
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The staff were quick to collect us from the door and seat us; the waitress for our area was polite friendly and attentive to customer needs. The food was great; well cooked, presented well and tasted great. Sadly the restaurant cleaning needs a little more...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten here many times before with friends and family and this will be my last. I had Tesco vouchers thank goodness as I would not have liked to pay full price. Outside, the place looked shabby and unkempt.....weeds everywhere; paintwork peeling etc Inside,...More

Thank Thevtwins
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Basildon
Travelodge Basildon
253 reviews
.23 km away
Holiday Inn Basildon
575 reviews
.27 km away
Premier Inn Basildon (Festival Park) Hotel
437 reviews
.56 km away
Campanile Hotel Basildon East London
382 reviews
1.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
125 reviews
.19 km away
Villagio Ristorante
362 reviews
.23 km away
The Coriander
92 reviews
.89 km away
460 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Towngate Theatre
103 reviews
1.61 km away
Eastgate Shopping Centre
126 reviews
1.51 km away
Noak Bridge Nature Reserve
19 reviews
.99 km away
High Sports
14 reviews
1.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pizza Express staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 2 Carnival Close Festival Leisure Park | Crane Farm Road, Basildon SS14 3WE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Basildon
  • Phone Number: +44 1268 526622
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Basildon (Festival Leisure Park) offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing