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Waves

Southend Campus | Luker Road, Southend-on-Sea, England
+44 845 521 2345
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
23 Feb 2017
“Being a Guinea Pig for these students is a privilege”
15 Oct 2016
“Without a doubt one of the best restaurants in Southend”
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Mediterranean, European, Asian, British
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LOCATION
Southend Campus | Luker Road, Southend-on-Sea, England
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Each Thursday in term time the level 3 students of catering provide the most wonderful food for members of the public to enjoy. You have to book, but the visit is so worthwhile. I have been many times and there is always a good choice...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We have been here on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed This time I went with a group of lovely friends so the company was never going to be in question I have to say that this was the best meal I have ever...More

Thank Graham T
Waves_restaurant, Senior Cluster Manager at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Graham T, Thank you for your review its great to see that you had a fantastic experience in our Waves Southend restaurant. I trust we will see you and your lovely friend again in the vey near future. Thank you for visiting Waves restaurant.

Reviewed 25 March 2016

As a member of Thorpe Bay Lawn Tennis Club, I organise visits for our members to local eating establishments mainly to 'taste test' newly opened restaurants, unofficially you understand. This one isn't exactly new but I thought we'd pay them a visit just the same....More

Thank H4TAR
Waves_restaurant, Cluster Manager at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you everyone that visited from Thorpe Bay Lawn Tennis club. its great to see that you enjoyed your dining experience with us at Waves restaurant. I trust we will see you all again in the very near future. Thank you again.

Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious three course meal with friends! The food was beautifully presented and the choices very good indeed. For starters I had a wild mushroom risotto and it was perfect. I then had John Dory with shrimps and mussels which was equally tasty and...More

Thank bushmamma
Waves_restaurant, Cluster Manager at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Bushmamma, Thank you for your kind review. Its great to see that you enjoyed the experience of dinning with us at Waves. I trust wee will see you again very soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Top West End food at local prices. If you like good quality food in a lovely setting then give this restaurant a try, you won't be disappointed.

Thank slkgkh
Waves_restaurant, Cluster Manager. at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you for your kind review. I trust we will see you again in the very near future.

Reviewed 11 January 2016

I work for the college so popping in for lunch or a quick tea is very hand, staff are fab, apprentices are always cheery and makes a great atmosphere. Food is all reasonably priced and of a high standard prepared by the catering students and...More

Thank crazy_han1
Waves_restaurant, Cluster Manager at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Crazy_han1, Thank you for your kind review, it really is appreciated. Kind regards.

Reviewed 10 December 2015

We visited the restaurant for our xmas meal as a club. We had heard that the food and service was good. We were not disappointed, the standard of food, the presentation and the service we received was nothing less than excellent We were waited on...More

Thank trevor_toms
Waves_restaurant, Cluster Manager. at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Trevor, Thank you for your review, I hope you had a wonderful experience with us. We are taking booking for Christmas 2016 NOW so I hope we will see you again. Thank you.

Reviewed 10 December 2015

Although staffed by students (under supervision) both in the open plan kitchen and front of house, the food and service are nothing less than excellent and very professional. In fact both could compete with most other restaurants in the area and even some in London,...More

Thank Nathalie H
Waves_restaurant, Cluster Manager at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Natalie, Thank you for your review, its great to see that you enjoyed the service and food in our college restaurant. We do try to offer great value for money in our operation along with a very high level of professional service delivered by...More

Reviewed 3 December 2015

Visited with two friends for Xmas dinner after another friend recommended it Food was fabulous< choices of turkey< salmon or beef strogonoff for mains< pate soup of prawn and avocado, yule log with conserve, xmas pud and carammelised cheesecake! Portions were huge< cooked by college...More

Thank viv m
Waves_restaurant, Manager at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2015

Dear Viv M, Thank you for taking the time to provide us feedback relating to your visit with us during December. We are delighted that your experience with us was compared to being "treated like queens dined like kings". I will pass on your fantastic...More

Reviewed 19 November 2015

I am a long term student of the college and have watched your student apprentices develop into budding creative Chefs etc. The food is amazing, prepared with such care and attention. The tables are beautifully dressed. Special mention for Jo, Ryan, Molly and Clare, always...More

Thank Bernie B
Waves_restaurant, Cluster Manager at Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Dear Bernie, Thank you for you wonderful review , its great to see you enjoyed your visit to Waves. Thank you again I trust we will see you again very soon.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southend Campus | Luker Road, Southend-on-Sea, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 845 521 2345
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Description
Waves restaurant has an excellent reputation for training both kitchen and front of house students to take on demanding roles all over the world. Our talented graduates have gone on to work at prestigious venues such as The Ritz, Jamie’s Italian and the Houses of Parliament.Waves is fully licensed and offers its diners a range of well-presented British and global cuisine which is great value. All food is prepared using the best ingredients by our students under the direction of our highly qualified and experienced training team. Waves is a good choice for a coffee break, quick snack, memorable lunch or a fantastic celebration dinner.Available at both Southend and Thurrock campuses, Waves provides its clients with high quality dining in beautifully appointed venues served by efficient and eager-to please staff.
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