I can't believe nobody has been there yet! This restaurant is probably the best in the city. Yes, I have not been to many there, but this is one is good stuff!
We went there last summer and I booked it because of the good comments on other websites. And I am glad we did. We arrived there and the place was packed, there was only one little table available next to the window, overlooking the beach and the Estuary. The sun was setting down and the a candle was alight in the table. And yeah! That was our table.
The menu is not really extense BUT the quality is AMAZING. We had a lovely Camembert cheese, fish and a risotto and I still remember it like one of the best foods I have ever had since I moved to the UK.
Oh, and there was a lady playing the piano and singing. Really nice.
I would recomend it to everybody :)
Sands is a new restaurant on the esplanade, it is beautifully decorated and has a sea view. We visited in the Winter but this will be a fantastic place for a meal on a Summer's evening.
The food is all locally sourced and home-made (from hand cut chips to home made ice cream). The menu is quite limited but everything was delicious and cooked to perfection. I recommend the steak and also the home-made bread! The service was also very good.
A local restaurant selling local foods, with some stunning scenery and sea views.
Whilst the food is good, it is a touch expensive, but when you consider that a lot of it is either home-made, or local sourced, it tastes that much better knowing that you're putting back into the local economy.
The staff are always nice and helpful, and will be sure to serve your order to you exactly how you asked for it.
I had a lovely early morning breakfast in here with my son. Very yummy scrambled eggs and Salmon and not a bad price for freshly cooked food. The staff were very pleasant. I,m going to try one of the evenings with a singer or pianist.
Overall a nice experience: restauranr was nearly empty and quiet, a pianist provided with not loud background music. Food was very very good indeed and the meat one of the best ever tasted in Southend! Not cheap.but worth the try.
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