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Broadway West, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea, England
+44 1702 478590
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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cannot really fault apart from perhaps requiring a little more guidance from the waiter - a starter turned out to be a pizza! Delightful staff otherwise and really good Italian food.The seafood pastas a joy. I can understand why this place gets so many accolades. I just wish we had one as good as this on my doorstep.

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Thank henryhhound
London, United Kingdom
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200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took my parents here after seeing a show. A belated Xmas present as they don't get out much. This place was selected solely from the other reviews I'd read on here. We arrived at 5:25pm for our table and the place was deserted, which was a little disconcerting. However, by 6:15pm, every table was taken!! I know they have... More 

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Thank Paul S
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there twice recently for pre show supper with friends. We were all impressed at how good the food was. Presentation and taste. Pizzas are made from home made dough and are particularly good. I would highly recommend to all lovers of authentic Italian cooking.

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Thank Danny K
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is excellent, plenty of choices, reasonably priced and staff are all helpful and friendly. What more can be said for a great restaurant. "The proof of the pudding etc"

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Thank Mike W
Essex
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited one evening for a girlie catch up dinner with friends. Food very good, staff polite. We had a delicious bruschetta for starters followed by steak, which was cooked to order and pasta. All dishes were really nice, especially with a few bottles of prosecco !! A lovely evening nicely presented restaurant with white tablecloths and comfortable seats, found price... More 

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Thank w83
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stylish Italian restaurant serving great good with very attentive waiting staff, well worth a visit.

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Thank 531zenac
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have an onion allergy and they coped very well top marks without any fuss. The prises are very fair too

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Thank Terryhatton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband,a friend and I ate here on a Saturday night. The restaurant was very busy. We were served promptly and efficiently. The tables are very close together and it did feel a little cramped. We enjoyed a mix of starters.My husband and friend both ordered sea bass which they both relished. I ordered lobster ravioli which was delicious. We... More 

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Thank Marie B
Essex, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally 20 metres from my front door, this is a trusty old favourite for any occasion! The food is absolutely top notch and the service is great too! Good for any occasion, whether it's just popping out for a quick bite or a special occasion. Absolutely leagues above all the Italian dinosaurs down the mafia stretch above the arches. Best... More 

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Thank Christopher W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lick the plate delicious. Calamari & shrimp starter, lobster ravioli & veggie risotto mains & gelato profiteroles pudding. Would have taken the left overs home in doggy bag but every tastey mouthful eaten. Great service & ambiance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broadway West, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 478590

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?