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Sands by the Sea

Icon Building Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
+44 1702 468123
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible33%
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Icon Building Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to visit family in Southend On Sea. Last time I was here we had a lovely meal in Sands By The Sea so I was really looking forward to our meal there this evening. I was not disappointed... again we ordered Skate aand chips......More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Anne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a birthday lunch for my sister last week with family and really enjoyed it. It was quiet but think it’s because of the time of year (it was very cold weather) but the staff couldn’t do enough for us. They were very friendly and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Charlotte_08891
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my grandsons to eat at Sands. We had a voucher for them from adventure park. The nicest member of staff was the young girl cleaning the tables. I found the short dark haired waitress rude. No customer services skills whatsoever. The man wasn’t...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank susan i
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and 30 other people enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea at Sands by the sea yesterday afternoon. We was all sitting in the view which is a stunning venue for larger groups, especially as there was 6 children in our party and they could freely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Son15stacey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had my daughter's baby shower here service was brilliant afternoon tea was delicious plenty of it and scones to die for(I want the recipe please) Free flowing tea and coffee. Staff were friendly and extremelly competent would highly recommend

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Happyvisitor2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had my baby shower at sands today- afternoon tea for 30 people. Had exclusive use of the view (room out the back which is beautiful with lovely views of the sea!) from the second we all walked in Andrew and Zak were amazing! Offering everyone...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank K13579boo
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Really lovely atmosphere, great staff and great food. Couldn’t fault it and it was busy. Always a good sign

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We reserved a table for 18 for afternoon tea for my daughters baby shower. At the time of booking we requested on vegetarian tea and one vegan. Initially what arrived for the vegan, was an array of sandwiches and a scone with a pot of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kim H
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I attended a baby shower at Sands. We had afternoon tea. Tea didn't come out for an hour. Half the group had their food 20 minutes before the others. Tea wasn't replenished. Disappointing service. Food was nice when it arrived.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AnnaFudgeCake
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Booked this restaurant as it serves GLUTEN FREE FISH and chips. Staff ,food, restaurant, and setting 1st class. They made it a great day views over the sea food outstanding staff presented birthday cakes so well not just put on a plate. Gluten free people...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 477roym
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Icon Building Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 468123
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