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Fishermans Wharf

Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
+44 1702 346773
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“cod” (74 reviews)
“seafood” (51 reviews)
“moules” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
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11 - 20 of 775 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2018

My wife and I ate here on a sunny day early in the New Year. The restaurant is tucked away in the gardens below the Royal Terrace and the position is delightful. I ordered from the inclusive lunch menu, and had a large bowl of...More

2  Thank IanW832
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We spent a weekend here for New years with the family and on our first night we booked a table here to eat for an evening meal. The restaurant was 15 minutes walk away. When we got there we were a bit reluctant as it...More

Thank Reena M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Boxing Day. Fish lunch. Herb stuffed sea bass fillets with Mediterranean vegetables. Absolutely delicious. Perfectly cooked. Decent service. Lovely views over the estuary. Followed by (very) bracing walk to the end of Southend Pier and back. Great day out.

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 31 December 2017

After all the Christmas food excesses, my wife & I decided on looking for a fish orientated restaurant a long the estuary. How glad we chose Fisherman's Wharf. The seafood was an absolute delight........ The seafood grill was cooked to perfection. What more can I...More

Thank davidskerr
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a late lunch. It was fairly busy but we were seated quickly. The haddock we all had was excellent but the chips let it down and the mushy peas were only luke warm although husband and father in law said the garden...More

Thank Joann K
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A wonderful family post Christmas meal before our Panto. The restaurant serves first class fish & chips. The staff are friendly and helpful. Booking is recommended for large groups. We had eleven in our group and our food was all piping hot, freshly cooked &...More

Thank 2017sarahj
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Having lived here all of my life I was quite excited to visit here for the first time especially after hearing such good reviews, however I’m left wondering why? The staff were inattentive and it was absolutely freezing in there, this wouldn’t have been so...More

Thank Curly-nanny
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely I recommended this place the food is really good and the service is perfect as well I’ll back I’m sure

Thank Ana P
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We spent a night in Southend and were looking for an evening meal. The restaurant was near our hotel. We were a bit reluctant at first as it looks more like a cafe than a restaurant, but the menu looked good. Very glad we decided...More

Thank Duncan_S777
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Basic decor but central location. Went due to the gluten free option. The presentation and food was excellent with ample portions. My wife had the grilled salmon while I had the Sirloin steak. All very well done. The only down side was that the staff...More

Thank Ali072
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Western Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 346773
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