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Unit 2 Carnival Close Festival Leisure Park | Crane Farm Road, Basildon SS14 3WE, England
+44 1268 526622
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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely visit here, Garlic bread and Garlic tomatoes to start, Pinata pizza with rocket, tomatoes, pine nuts, mushrooms and NO CHEESE. Followed by raspberry sorbet and a dark chocolate straw dairyfree. Bit pricey but worth it.

Thank mickett
Witham, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a lover of pizza restaurants as I believe there are many other places more deserving of my money for a decent dinner. However Pizza express does produce a reasonable rendition of a simple pizza and does have some flavour compared to others, would like them to add some mixed herbs t the top just to round off the flaour

Thank Unforgiven67
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in, waited a while to be acknowledged. We were sat in the corner by the window and soon realised there were no reasons to take our coat off. When our waitress finally came over to offer a drink we asked to change tables to somewhere warmer, she agreed and went to, I assume, search for somewhere else to seat... More 

Thank Vickii C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with a friend for a chat over lunch. We had a bottle of wine to share and they offered us a large jug of water too We both had leggara Padana pizza with the salad in the middle which was delicious we were offered oils too which was nice not having to ask We finished with a coffee... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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73 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch. His place is modern with a good atmosphere. The staff were great and really diligent. Ordered a couple of pizza with polenta chips - absolutely delicious. Had a great chocolate fondant and a nice glass of Pinot. Great location and would recommend

Thank Sarah W
Romford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I came here with my husband as we were about to visit some friends living locally. We often go to the Brentwood branch which is excellent! Staff here were not very attentive. We ordered a starter to share but they didn't bring extra two plates for that, they just plonked the starter in the middle of the table. We ordered... More 

Thank SilviaDDO
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9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We often go to Pizza Express as it is a guarantee for a cheap and tasty pizza. The branch in Basildon employs very young staff that clearly have not been appropriately trained. They sat the two of us on a table for four which was fine, but they failed to remove the extra covers. We asked for a bottle of... More 

Thank Alex D
Canvey Island, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We had a 3 course meal for £13.95 on a Monday evening ( you need to download a 15% off voucher to get this deal or similar see their website for offers) or 2 courses for £9.99. The food was all prepared and cooked fresh and served very hot. We had garlic bread then pizzas and cheese cake. Excellent value... More 

Thank tinaj123
Wickford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Warmly welcomed and shown to nice table at front. Drinks order taken and brought to table in no time. Starters ordered and brought within 10 Mins. Meanwhile order for mains taken which arrived soon after the table was cleared of the starters, Waitresses seemed very attentive and pleasant. The food was of good standard and served piping hot. We decided... More 

Thank Rosa L
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Recently visited and both the food and service were very good. Atmosphere is a bit clinical and think that's to do with the bland decor and worn out seats. Need a refurb but good food.

Thank k1mmie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?