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We are Southend on sea's newest & biggest American diner come down and try some of our classic American dishes & desserts Last food orders are, Monday-Thursday 9PM Friday-Saturday 10PM Sunday 9PM *Like Grumpys Facebook page and stay updated with all out latest offers and events*
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Diner
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh, my days - very impressed with the food - it was so tasty. I had the mac and cheese with a full rack of ribs and chips and it was very filling. The place is quirky and I loved the theme. I will definitely...come back and thank you to Jack and Kerry for the hospitality. Highly recommend Grumpy's diner.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came last night for dinner, 3 out of the 4 of us had never been before. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The decor is very authentic and the atmosphere good. A definite shout out to the two staff that served us. Jack and jasmine. Jack especially...made a huge difference to our experience, super friendly and made us feel so welcome and more importantly we left saying we will most definitely be back! Jasmine was friendly too and told us how much she loves working there. The food was delicious, portions really good, in fact we took a box home for our two pooches! If you love Milkshakes this is the place to go. my son loved his root beer float as we've never been anywhere that does these let alone serve root beer. The desserts coming out looked incredible too but we were so full up we couldn't have them. see you again soon!More

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

13 of us sat down for a birthday meal and have to say it was brilliant, Service was excellent and attentive, staff pleasant and polite, food generous and flavoursome and well Priced, what more could you want. Ticked all the boxes for me. Just wish...it was more local.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on 5th October 2021 for my partners birthday meal, we were greeted by Cerease with a polite and friendly service. Also by Indie who came over with our drinks. Both the girls were a bubbly and very friendly. The food was fantastic and...tasty. Enjoyable evening.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our meal and shakes as always, thanks to Kerry & Chantelle for being our servers too,our 3 year old grandson likes looking at 'Betty Boop & Everest' statues, otherwise known as Elvis. Lol!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and milkshakes were amazing. The service was really great as well, our servers were Cerease and Indie and they were fantastic. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited during a holiday in Southend and loved the diner. The food was awesome and staff really friendly and the diner had such an authentic atmosphere

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been wanting to try Grumpy's for ages and finally decided to pop in after school. The Mac and Cheese was perfect and my partner's burger was amazing. The milkshakes are to die for and the service from Jack and Indie was both friendly...and professional.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 10, 2021

Lots of variety in the vegan breakfast here, including a fried slice. They also have vegan milkshakes that i would really recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed September 7, 2021 via mobile

My husband and I have been visiting here for some time now and it’s about time I left a review. So much good to say the staff are friendly and helpful and the food is great. We have had breakfast, lunch and dinner here and...each meal has been amazing and well presented and good value for money.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Flo4204
January 3, 2020|
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Response from Grumpys18 | Property representative |
Breakfast is served all day
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Eden C
September 13, 2019|
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Response from GinaHandley | Reviewed this property |
It doesn’t state anything as gluten free on the menu but there are plenty of dishes on there that i wouldn’t say contain gluten. There is a copy of their menu on the website :)
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71curlybear
June 16, 2019|
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Response from Grumpys18 | Property representative |
Yes it is under new management.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grumpy's Diner

Yes, Grumpy's Diner offers takeaway services.

Grumpy's Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5