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The Grove

Marine Parade, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2HP, England
+44 1702 471383
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips salad” (31 reviews)
“burger” (58 reviews)
“flatbread” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Marine Parade, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2HP, England
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1 - 10 of 941 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the tastiest wraps I have eaten... And I've had plenty. Compliments to the chef! Beautiful outside view on the decking with easy tasteful music makes this a top stop for me x

Thank Msfitangelah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Grove did us proud! Such a lovely venue, unique setting and happy and hardworking staff. Louise and her team served us wonderful food and ensured our celebrations were very special. Thank you so much xx

Thank AliJK2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never had a bad meal here and the service has always been professional and attentive. Sometimes I've had to wait a short time for a table to become available but this is to be expected when the place is so popular and I've...More

Thank IvoryBook
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review and your positive comments. Always lovely to hear that we're keeping guests happy. All good wishes and hope to see you again very soon. Louise, Delvin and Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Grove on many occasions, for breakfast, lunch, dinner and their themed nights and every time it is amazing! The food is phenomenal, the service is personal and always efficient and the themed nights in particular are amazing with the lobster...More

Thank Charlotte26_13
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Charlotte for your kind review and we're very happy to hear that you always enjoy your visits. Happy Eating always. Best wishes Louise, Delvin and Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were passing by just before Sunday lunchtime and called in on the off chance for a coffee only. Despite appearing to be fully booked for lunch the owner/manageress went out of her way to accommodate us and took us to a table with a...More

Thank elv001
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and we hope that you’ll be able to join us for a meal the next time you’re in the area. Best wishes Louise, Delvin and Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly, sat at a table with good sea views. Breakfast was fresh and delicious. I'm vegetarian, there was a good veggie breakfast served. Reasonably priced.

Thank Lorraine D
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lorraine We’re very happy to hear your son’s celebratory birthday breakfast was such a hit and we thank you for sharing here. Hope to see you again soon. Happy Eating Louise, Delvin and Team

Reviewed 9 June 2018

My daughter has recently moved to Leigh-on-Sea and chose The Grove restaurant for a family get together as she thought it looked good and had read favourable reviews about it. We visited for dinner on Saturday 2.6.18. Our table was ready for us when we...More

Thank flutefairy
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you very much for your review and we’re delighted to hear that you all enjoyed your recent visit. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you all again very soon. All good wishes and Happy Eating always. Louise, Delvin and Team

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I'm disappointed with The Grove as it was our first and only visit. We were served quickly and waitress answered my questions with ease. However, I was served a PINK burger. This is not acceptable as the Food Standard Agency clearly state on their website...More

1  Thank lisairis
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you for your review and we are very sorry to hear that you left the restaurant unhappy. From what I can gather I agree that your concern could have been handled in a better way for which we apologise, This appears to have been...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Pop in for lunch and was pleasantly surprised at the menu choices, all unique and interesting. Good quality food and pleasant service made a delightful relaxed light lunch in the May sunshine.More

Thank Barry U
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Dear Barry So glad that you not only enjoyed your recent visit but that the sun was shining so you could dine al fresco. We are also open 3 evenings a week, Thursday to Saturday, and run special themed nights all year. The next event...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

My husband and I came for lunch. My husband had eaten here on a previous occasion and wouldn’t stop banging on about how nice it was! For once he was under exaggerating (is that a thing). I had the spicy bean stack on his recommendation...More

Thank sinderella9
LouiseP23, Owner at The Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Many thanks for your review and we’re so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit so much.. Hope to see you again when you’re next visiting the area. In the meantime - Happy Eating All good wishes Louise; Delvin and Team

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Angela S
15 September 2017|
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Response from LouiseP23 | Property representative |
No im sorry we don't
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KenBLeigh_on_Sea
3 March 2015|
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Response from LouiseP23 | Property representative |
Hi I apologise if you get two or three similar messages to this but I wrote back three times from my iPhone but don't think it was sent. The best way is probably a taxi but I am not sure on a price - maybe £12 to £15. I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Parade, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 471383
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Description
Contemporary and informal bistro style restaurant open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch or just delicious coffees and cake. Plus 3 evenings for dinner (Thurs*, Fri & Sat - *Apr-Dec). Fully licensed to serve alcohol with meals with an excellent range of wines not found anywhere else in the area.Food cooked with passion, flair and imagination with plenty of options for vegetarians. From warm salads to juicy burgers, Thai curries to flatbread type sandwiches. Specials on the blackboards change every couple of days to keep things interesting.We pride ourselves on looking after all our customers and will do all we can especially for those with dietary needs/allergies.Our evening menu starts at 7pm
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