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Shoeburyness Hotel Official

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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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US$6 - US$34
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Down in Southend for a long weekend decided to look for Sunday lunch, our B&B owners suggested the “Shoe” as other guests had used this pub. We managed to get a late booking, but thought it must be good as it’s very popular. We arrived...20 minutes early but the staff said that’s not a problem we have a table ready. We ordered the beef and lamb. We waited 45 minutes before it arrived , the meal was cold but looked stunning. I soldiered on with my lamb but my husbands beef was very fatty and enjoyed fighting with the knife. If you like peas as a veg option your in luck as there were lots an lots of peas a couple of snap peas and 2 courgettes. The waiter did apologise for the lateness of the meal but didn’t say why?? I couldn’t fault the restaurant as it was decorated well and seating and tables were great but it was open to the bar and was very loud, but he place is very busy and has a lot of locals so if it’s an intimate meal your after I don’t think this is the place. AverageMore

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great lunch with the family today. Food was excellent and well presented. It’s a lovely environment with very attentive and friendly staff.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Shoeburyness Hotel this evening with a friend. What a gem! We were given a warm welcome when we arrived. The food was absolutely amazing! 10/10! Definitely will be returning again with my hubbie.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I reviewed this place in June and was looking forward to coming back and thank goodness I made the effort. I had an absolutely lovely roast, the food was excellent the service was excellent and all in all I’m putting this as my top place...to eat. The restaurant was busy with a great atmosphere nobody was rushed but everything arrived when it should, lovely linen tablecloths, comfortable seats the Shoeburyness Hotel ticked every box highly recommend it. 😊More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 11, 2021

We can never fault the food when we eat here - last weeks’ lunch was no exception. I had a monkfish kebab wrapped in bacon with a green salsa topping and mixed salad from the specials board - the monkfish was cooked perfectly - I...hate when restaurants leave the thin sinew on monkfish and I always order with trepidation- no worries here - delicious and huge chunks of fish - really good value for £9.95. My wife had a beautifully presented goats cheese salad which was delicious. More dishes like the monkfish skewer would be great!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 29, 2021 via mobile

Came for a day at the seaside to celebrate my daughter’s birthday. Had lunch at the Shoeburyness hotel and it was perfect. Delicious food and very friendly caring staff. Definitely recommend

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 22, 2021 via mobile

Visited for the first time, venue is lovely, service was excellent and food was well presented and very tasty. Great value for money and will definitely return

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 20, 2021 via mobile

Had the most amazing dinner! Food was unbelievably, highly recommend. The staff couldn’t give a better service.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 9, 2021

My wife and I had been visiting Shoeburyness East beach and were hoping to visit the nearby tea rooms, but they were closed. A short walk presented us with the Shoebury Hotel which looked promising. So we sat outside in the early August sun and...ordered, in our case choosing tapas. A very polite young man came to take our drink and food order and efficiently dealt with our every need. Service was nigh on perfect. They have an extensive drinks menu and a comprehensive food menu. Our ciders were delivered quickly, nice and cool to drink in the sun. The food a few minutes later. All the food was good, some excellent - I will single out the gambas al ajillo as being particularly lovely. I went inside to pay up and noticed that the decor inside was lovely too. We went on our way for a walk around the old barracks and on the way back decided to pop into the Shoeburyness Hotel again for a dessert. This time we ate inside, and there was a pleasant atmosphere without overcrowding. We noticed that the following evening there was a drag show and inquired as to whether tickets were available. We were told it was their first such event and it sold out within 12 hours of being announced - a disappointment for us but great news for the pub. All in all this gastropub does everything well. Definitely recommended. If we lived in the area we'd be regulars.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 8, 2021 via mobile

Brilliant food, great atmosphere, lovely staff and very accomodating for a buggy. Highly recommended. We will be back soon!

Date of visit: August 2021
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October 4, 2020|
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Response from stevem703 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I’ve seen dogs inside pretty much every time I’ve been in the pub. I think it’s only on the pub side though not the restaurant.
January 19, 2020|
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Response from shoeburynesshotel | Property representative |
Hi , our Sunday lunch menu is £16 for 1 course, £19 for 2 courses and £23 for 3 courses.
February 21, 2019|
Response from BigMak_12 | Reviewed this property |
No , three is no space for one.
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Yes, Shoeburyness Hotel Official is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Shoeburyness Hotel Official is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4