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Leigh Bistro

123 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PG, England
+44 1702 474444
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (15 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (12 reviews)
“calamari” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
123 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PG, England
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1 - 10 of 322 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have just returned from a meal at this excellent establishment. My husband and myself enjoyed a 3 course meal at an affordable rate with exceptional menu. The brie in Parma ham and Pigeon on butternut squash purée starters were superb! We followed to mains...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank reneen747
Reviewed 1 week ago

We initially chose Giovan's Leigh Bistro as they had a deal with Compare the Market, but we were so impressed with the food, we will definitely go back soon. We also would highly recommend this restaurant to everyone. We had the Scallops and the Pigeon...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marilynjoy2017
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow 😮 thank you 😊

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i never knew this place existed until searching for a groupon deal i could give my dad and came across the deal for this place which included a 2 course lunch with a glass of wine for 4 people. we had the house red which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank lararay2013
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write the review,see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely Christmas Day meal here. 65 pounds for 3 courses all of which were excellent. The atmosphere was great and staff very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Gina H
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review,glad you enjoyed Christmas Day and thank you for spending the special day with us,See you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

20 of us visited here for a pre xmas meal , food overall pretty good ,service and staff good, drinks a little pricey but would book again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank markwR618IV
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review,see you soon, kind regards Gjovan.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this lovely restaurant frequently and it never disappoints. Gjiovan is the perfect host always so welcoming and charming. Food is excellent and such amazing value for money. If I had to pick a favourite it would have to be Tempura pork belly, it’s...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank wendy o
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Wendy,See you next Saturday.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I originally joined Tripadvisor a year ago just to share how impressed I was with this restaurant. I don’t get to come here as often as I’d like to, but have just had another fabulous lunch and got to know the lovely owner Gjovan a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank T8381ZJtina
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow wow thank you so much,see you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as usual there was a lovely welcome,friendly service and delicious food!!beautifully presented lovely ambient music .we had the three course lunch(bit greedy but hey why not)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Therese S
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Theresa,glad you enjoyed the food and the service,see you soon.

Reviewed 3 December 2018

Great food, friendly service We were a big table so our service was relatively slow no one had a bad word to say about their food despite waiting a while.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank danielleafsaneh
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

Thanks you so much for taking the time to write the review,glad you all enjoyed the food and the service,see you soon.

Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Visited here over 6 months ago and was just ok, not sure if a new chef but tonight the food was amazing. Had pork belly to start which I could have ate more of, the perfectly cook sea bass, crispy skin! What came with it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LouiseL592
Gjovan P, Owner at Leigh Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write the review, see you soon.

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Questions & Answers
Paul D
20 October 2017|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
There is parking outside on the road in the evenings, but can be difficult. There is no bespoke parking as such
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berylbarber777
26 February 2017|
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Response from Gjovan P | Property representative |
Hi there, Menu is in our website.thank you,Leighbistro.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:30
Monday
10:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Broadway, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 1PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 474444
  • E-mail
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