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Pubs & Clubs in Southend-on-Sea

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  • Ashley_Edwards_11
    Southend-on-Sea, UK189 contributions
    This pub is reliable, reasonably priced and the staff, such as Anna and Ross are wonderful but the new quiz has taken away all ambience and joy from Thursday nights and we doubt this will be our regular from now on if it stays the same. A host would be useful to bring a great vibe back.
    Written 23 March 2023
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  • SuziePerryWatson
    Costa Adeje, Spain24 contributions
    While visiting friends for the weekend we came here for dinner, the food was nice and not expensive, the band that came on Lord Togfinghsm were great too so we stayed the whole night! Great atmosphere and friendly staff.
    Written 9 May 2022
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  • Rich_Roo
    Essex88 contributions
    Been to Chinnerys a couple times now in recent months and the music venue is set out very well and reminds me a bit of the old Marquee club in Wardour Street. Although is was busy in there the bar staff are very efficient so you don't have to wait long to get served.
    The pub at the front is a cool place to go for a drink any time as well as before a show with some good music being played. There is seating outside the front for when the weather is good. To top it all in both bars I was suprised how reasonable the prices are for drinks.
    Written 4 February 2024
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  • Nigel T (DJMoo5h)
    Leigh-on Sea, UK17 contributions
    A great local that brims with friendly atmosphere! The range of beers is excellent and all well kept. Great for sports with loads a screens but it's not a sports pub, just a fab local. All the staff are very friendly and courteous and nothing is too much trouble.
    Excellent outside courtyard garden at the rear and the Thursday night quiz is great fun and very busy!!
    Highly recommended!!! 5*
    Written 23 July 2023
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  • deano7502018
    Purfleet, UK38 contributions
    My 2nd review but is necessary I think as the staff and the food is amazing. Had Ellie and Abby serving myself and my Mum today. We always try to pop in here when I'm over visiting my Mum and have never had a bad experience. The service from both Ellie and Abby was outstanding and they made the whole time we were there fun and attended to anything we needed. It's nice to see staff who are happy in their work genuinely and also professional when required. The food is also always great as I mentioned earlier and didn't take long to be served after we ordered. Definitely a regular when I'm over this way.
    Written 21 January 2024
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  • Ferenc M
    United Kingdom1,105 contributions
    Its hard not to rave about this place. Great range of beers and lovely service and just a nice , nice bar. The lady serving couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. They've got a couple of seats outside and when anther couple arrived she set up a table and chairs for them at the front.

    You can try out any beers too. We had a superb sour beer and an imperial stout, which she helpfully warned us first about the price.

    How good is it? Cant wait to go back and this is now a must visit for us every time we come to Southend.

    Some great murals just down the road too to check out for your photo posts if you're that sort of person...
    Written 13 August 2023
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  • supersnooper44
    Aldeburgh, UK146 contributions
    First visit on a sunday early evening. Hunted it out as mentioned by CAMRA .

    Relaxing atmosphere, great selection of real ales from the pumps and bottled beers ,lagers ect,ect.
    Prices reasonable and bar man friendly. All round a good experience and one to be repeated.

    Written 21 October 2023
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  • Laura L
    7 contributions
    Best new year ever .defo coming back.love the people and everything about it is friendly and just amazing
    Written 1 January 2024
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  • Debbie85
    1 contribution
    Went to the olde smack for some dinner with old friends last night. The food was delicious my steak was cooked just how I wanted rare and my friends chicken pie was lovely and hot. The half was chicken was very tasty. I have been to other greene king and the chicken was dry. The drinks was quick and bar staff was friendly.
    Will be back soon
    Written 11 August 2021
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  • Sharif G
    Bristol, UK123 contributions
    What's to like, order a spirit and get a double, good pricing and the last few times I have been there it's been fairly quiet.

    Nice feel about the place.
    Written 27 December 2016
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  • Will W
    1 contribution
    We hired the venue for my fiance's 30th birthday - it was a family gathering with a mixture of adults and children, and it was the perfect place for what we were after. The atmosphere was relaxed, we were able to choose our own music, the drinks menu was fantastic and the barman made us feel at home! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to organise a private event and try out a variety of great cocktails and other drinks.
    Written 13 November 2022
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  • Steven H
    Southend-on-Sea, UK15 contributions
    Visited for the first time on a Saturday afternoon/evening. After reading some positive reviews, I thought it was worth a try for dinner.
    First impressions weren't that great - it didn't come accross as that welcoming...
    However things improved when the children saw the play area in the garden. Happy children = happy adults!
    Things got even better when the food arrived - we chose the burger, gammon and a pork belly. All of which were extremely nice and I would happily eat again (I had the burger, but also tried the other dishes).
    We thought the portions were generous and very good value.
    All in all, we couldn't fault the food or service. I will return because lof the food. But with a nicer decor and a better atmosphere I would probably find myself going more often.
    Written 14 September 2015
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  • Paul A
    Leigh-on Sea, UK40 contributions
    Typical Olde English Pub, no frills but good beer and dog friendly, large beer garden at rear, no pub car park
    Written 28 February 2020
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  • Thomas M
    11 contributions
    Pros;
    Good range of craft beer and cans
    Very descriptive menu given on arrival which describes all beers
    Can order 1/3 pints which allows more scope to try the menu
    very clean venue with good size toilet facility
    Don't have to wait at a bar

    Cons;
    The cask beers were not much to write home about. However most of the menu is craft beer
    There was not much conversation from the gentlemen of the bar
    Table service meant there was not much conversation between tables and it felt a bit clinical
    The rock music was not my taste, but I'm sure it is other people's taste
    Written 4 January 2024
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  • jdoe
    3 contributions
    Pub suffered due to covid but pleasent staff nice building and atmophere ;eating or drinking there is a pleasure
    Written 9 December 2020
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