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Osborne Brothers

Billet Wharf High Street | High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2ER, England
+44 1702 477233
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (53 reviews)
“jellied eels” (37 reviews)
“cockles” (138 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
08:00 - 18:00 Hours
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Billet Wharf High Street | High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2ER, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great traditional food.... great selections, always fresh and excellent variety.... lovely staff always give a friendly welcome and a nice smile.....

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Screenofrobert
Sally O, Manager at Osborne Brothers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we really appreciate your comments and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Every time I visit the Old Town Leigh-on-Sea I have to stop for pint of Leigh Cockles fresh from the sea dressed with a touch of vinegar and pepper. FANTASTIC!! Sit inside or out and enjoy the atmosphere well away from the rush of life....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Have actually been here many times for cockles, whelks and mussels and crab must say that their service is always friendly and the seafood always fresh.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank deanp552
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Fresh fish and shell fish. Took a load home it felt like years gone by when we had cockles winkles, prawns, and crab. Great with bread and butter. Bit more expensive now though.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank coling650
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Best seafood in the area, if you like crab they do a mean crab roll. Try a mixed seafood as well, has a bit of everything

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Essexgenie
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Love seafood, and cockles are one of the best things to have at leigh on sea, so before we went to the peterboat, it had to be a visit to Osbornes a lovely plate of cockles, smothered in vinegar and salt, what is there not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pauline S
Reviewed 11 November 2018

It is decent clean seafood but small portions and higher priced, ok most of it comes from other places, guess its just the cockles that are local, the rest from around the globe brought in frozen or chilled, good location ideal to get a beer...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Toff-the-lop
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Have been here a few times normally just to buy seafood to take away , and on a couple occasions for breakfast. It was a sunny bright sunday morning and planning a trip out for a ride in my sports car. Thought a de-tour would...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Malcolm F
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Some of the freshest seafood and best oysters you’ll find! A great place to spend an afternoon outside by the sea (well, the Thames estuary) with a pint from the Crooked Billet pub opposite. Very friendly staff and a great attitude towards pets.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jason K
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Sunny afternoon with lovely seefood for less than in a restaurant. Fresh food served, freinedly people.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank TiborSzaniszlo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Billet Wharf High Street | High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 477233
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Seafood cafe sitting on the shores of the Thames Estuary serving traditional seafood and shellfish, as well as sandwiches, paninis, jacket potatoes and delicious fresh salads.
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