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The Flamingo

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) #91 of 157 Restaurants in Clacton-on-Sea ££ - £££ , British,
Kings Parade, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 5JD, England
+44 1255 812239
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good19%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (3 reviews)
“sweet menu” (2 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
11:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Kings Parade, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 5JD, England
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

On the off chance tried the flamingo for lunch, we only had two courses the soup which was excellent and then fish which was very good also. It was fresh, well cooked, well presented and the service was helpful and friendly. This is only one...More

Thank john G
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We held our daughters wedding reception at the restaurant- they catered for 42 people at a sit down 3 course meal - the food was superb - well presented and all very hot . The staff were all friendly and nothing was too much trouble...More

1  Thank Fuzz63
Reviewed 29 January 2017

On arriving no welcome or any greeting was given by host. we was the only people there at that time until a few locals turned up we had to ask for a table although we had a booking. food was served quick (obviously pre cooked)...More

2  Thank Pete H
Reviewed 19 November 2016

On entering the restaurant for the first time we felt our welcoming could have been improved with staff gathered at the bar we stood for a moment and asked for a table for two to be told sit where you like. We choose a a...More

Thank vuepoint
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We joined a small party on Saturday evening 22-10-16.. Should have been offered a sparkling drink on arrival, eventually glasses and bottles left on side, told to help ourselves. The meal was served in a haphazard fashion and no proper order.Although the meal had been...More

Thank Jimp890
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a lovely location, right on the sea front, the meals which are really basic like most chains, however is made up with a front of house charming young lady who makes you really welcome. The Christmas menu is a little expensive compared...More

Thank nigel D
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had a family birthday gathering here on Sunday for 30 including children. It could not have gone better......despite it being very busy (there was another large party for a birthday gathering) we could not fault it. We had pre opted for a two course...More

Thank Flocky27
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a 90th party for 20 people recently at the Flamingo. It may be dated surroundings wise but the staff and food were great. We had an extensive menu to choose from and tweaked it with no problem. Very generous portions also. Highly recommended...More

1  Thank julia19582014
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today, bread was very dry brown and white....cappuccino looked like a toffee colour.... Lime and soda £2.40!!!the most expensive one I have ever had....things on menu were not available on menu....sadly will not return.....

2  Thank Palmer19
Reviewed 3 September 2016

It's about 15 years since we last used this restaurant, having abandoned it after a couple of disappointing meals. A friend recently commented on how good the food was, so we decided to give it a try. Nothing's changed! 70's decor & un-inspiring menu. I...More

2  Thank Kevin V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Parade, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 5JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Clacton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 812239
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