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Lemon Witch Kitchen

17 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LT, England
+44 7720 769007
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LT, England
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Lemon witch is a quirky place and, even though the food isn't cheap, I still think its reasonably priced for what you get. They do both sweet and savoury crepes with a variety of fillings, and I've heard their freakshakes are good as well. I've...More

Thank Zoe G
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I was initially very excited by The Lemon Witch as it’s got great decor and a great vegan/vegetarian and is right by my work; but have been let down mutiple times by the incredibly slow service. On the first occasion I was told 50 minutes...More

Thank Lulu W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Visited as a party of 8 for my teenage son's birthday, I was sorely disappointed, way over priced for, well, not a lot, the milk shakes were not at all cold, could even be considered warm, and are nothing more than milk with just a...More

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arcz101, Owner at Lemon Witch Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hi, thank you for your review.. although we wished you had of said at the time that there was a problem. I asked a couple of times if everything was ok and when you paid.. you said it was all good. So feel this is...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Our family (2 adults and 2 children age 7 & 5) have eaten lunch here in August 2018 during our vacation in the UK. The cafe has a great style and is very comfy. We had crepes for lunch, which were all amazing. The crepes...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Service very slow although staff were very helpful when asked. Crepes are boring with very little of the expensive stuff in them (cheese/chichen/ bacon etc) Tried a freakshake, big mistake. It was warm, the bisuit sank to the bottom and needed to ask for a...More

Thank Irene P
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Both the savoury and sweet pancakes are excellent. The best milkshake I have ever tasted and yes I have had more than one. The menu is varied and the staff are friendly. I often pop in for lunch and my grandchildren also love it here....More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in here with the wife for a treat as I love pancakes. Lovely helpful staff lots to choose from both sweet and savoury fillings and you change things around to your taste.

2  Thank Jamie K
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Come here with a friend for lunch. We shared a savoury and sweet crepe. Both were light and delicious. Great for vegetarians. Service was really good. Would 100% return.

1  Thank Ruby F
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited with a group of friends who highly recommended the place and was not disappointed. Lovely food and lovely service, servers were very attentive and seemed happy working there. Great range of sweet and savoury crepes, will visit again

1  Thank Kyle881
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you are in Southend, you must visit Lemon Witch for delicious crepes, coffee and shakes. It has a lovely and family friendly atmosphere.

1  Thank Haruka K
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Questions & Answers
7 August 2017|
Response from Amanda R |
Hi, any of our crepes can be made on a Gluten free base. Just tell us when you order ! We also stock GF popcorn and GF biscuits. Hope to see you soon!
Lucy B
13 October 2016|
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Response from arcz101 | Property representative |
hi, at the moment we don't. However within the next couple of weeks we hope to have this option. We do have soya milk and gluten free crepes. Please heck our Facebook page for updates on the vegan options. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 18:00
10:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 7720 769007
Independently run friendly creperie. Large menu with sweet and savoury crepes, galettes and American style pancakes. We have a full vegan menu and cater for gluten free, dairy free and most food allergies and intolerances. Our drinks include, illy coffee, teapigs tea, matcha lattes, nutella lattes, pink hot chocolate and many more. We offer milkshakes, smoothies, iced drinks and the very popular Lemon Witch Freakshakes, which are also available as vegan, dairy free or gluten free. We host freakshake or crepe children's parties at the weekends and we are available for private hire.
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