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Sandbank Restaurant

1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England
+44 1702 719000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“ham hock” (12 reviews)
“six courses” (7 reviews)
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British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England
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11 - 20 of 577 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I visited the restaurant in March with some friends to celebrate a special birthday. We all had the "I've started and I'll finish" menu, it was great value and every course was superb.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I was visiting friends in Leigh on Sea this weekend and as my birthday is approaching they had booked the "Tasting Menu with paired wines" at Sandbanks for a treat, or so we thought! The first of the 6 courses arrived, but no wine. We...More

4  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Friends ask us if we would like to try the Sandbank restaurant in Leigh and we were so pleased they did. We all had the six course tasting menu and our friends also had the accompanying wine deal ( I was driving ). The food...More

Thank david h
Reviewed 9 April 2017

So we went to Sandbanks on Saturday evening for the advertised taster menu. We went all out and added the suggested wines, but unfortunately the wines did not arrive with the allotted courses and the time between each course varied from too quick to have...More

Thank paul m
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Laid back owner so no pressure to eat up and leave. We spent ages and had a fabulous meal. Very interesting menu with some amazing combinations. Decor is equally great. Highly recommend.

Thank Dimac2013
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Christmas gift which cost £75 but this entitled you to six course meal with glass of wine for five courses. 10 minute walk from station but easy to find. We was mainly served by Pete who went above and beyond to explain the wines and...More

Thank Nicola G
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food was amazing presentation of the food the amount of food and the delivery was first class. We will for sure return top marks.

Thank Terryhatton
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We went for the I've started so I'll finish evening. Only starters and dessert but 8 of each course and we could have Aa many as we wanted. The duck confit was amazing as was the Baily's creme brûlée. Each dish was stunningly presented and...More

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Visited restaurant on a Groupon gift voucher, absolutely lovely and will visit again SOON! Service was excellent, food gorgeous and atmosphere very GOOD!

Thank Corr10
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A slightly deluded place that seems to believe that once you charge over £20 per main you suddenly become a fine dining restaurant. The beef broth starter turned out to be a stodgy goulash concoction that was dull and heavy. Main meats reminded us of...More

1  Thank glodnymat
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Response from Andrew R | Reviewed this property |
Parking is never an issue, always loads of spaces on London Road.
Sarah M
5 July 2015|
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Response from Matthew L | Property representative |
Hi Sarah Thank you for your message. The restaurant is located 10/15 minutes walk way from the Leigh on Sea station. There are steps directly opposite the station, this will save time walking up Belton Way. We offer a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England (Formerly The Bank)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 719000
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