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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shellfish” (32 reviews)
“cockles” (110 reviews)
“jellied eels” (30 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00All 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 1 week ago via mobile

Been coming here for 30 years now and always come back winter and summer if we are in the area for a nice walk in the area

Thank Martino B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been coming here for years and although the sea food is always good the food is getting expensive and now is more of a treat than a regular thing but still good to do in nice weather

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want good fresh cockles Osborne Brothers is the place to go to. Their prawns are also excellent and try the smoked eel. The staff are really friendly and everything is reasonably priced. Word of warning the weekends in the summer can get very...More

Thank Chris A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Leigh on sea for the day and thought we'd bring some seafood home poped into this little seafood shed and found some amazing seafood, absolutely recommend the coconut and chilli prawns wish I had got more! Reasonably priced and lovely staff! Can't wait...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic lunch we had seafood platter with bread roll and coffee. Was a lovely surprise as I did not know where I was going for lunch. Looking forward to visiting again as they have a great selection of shell fish.

Thank Simekay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited Osborne Brothers in Leigh on sea for some jellied eels and cockles I had a large eels and half pint of cockles, When I go home and look at the eels I was disappointed the eels were very small and the jelly...More

Thank edward j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here today after a short walk in Old Leigh. This truly was a great meal after trying to find local seafood on my iPad, came across this old establishment on trip advisor. I used to buy sea food with my mum 50/60 years ago...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Osbornes were recommended by the local postman and provided a not to be missed seafood platter of prawns, cockles and mussels which accompanied by brown bread and butter and washed down with a superb mug of tea. This is the local speciality and Osbornes are...More

Thank DavidWelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

absolutely the best .. no messing just the best from jellied eels to cockles i've travelled up from london many times for a fine meal and cheerful chats good people

Thank bellyrumble
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with my husband I opted for peeled brown shrimps, prefer unpeeled, but there wasn't any, had a price tag, on the metal plate, they were in a very small pot, about a tablespoon, the price said £2, which I thought was okay, we...More

Thank Pauline S
SallyOsborne, Business Manager at Osborne Brothers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that the peeled brown shrimp were not enjoyable for you. If you had spoken to a member of staff, we could have exchanged this for you at the time. With regard to the price, unfortunately the price...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, 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
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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