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Grumpy's Diner

Rear of 759 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PP, England
+44 1702 616831
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Rear of 759 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic night, brilliant food, great service and awesome Elvis like tribute. The place was rocking.

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with hubby ...staff very frendly ...we both had breakfast hubby the full works myself mini works ...we both loved them ...very tasty and fantastic value ...can’t wait to go back

Thank south35byrne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had fun evening with super food good service and music what a great place this is wish it was nearer home

Thank Bluepurl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife decided she fancied a baked potato for lunch this day so I did a little research and found Grumpy's Diner had a good selection on the menu! We arrived around 1:30PM and were greeted with a friendly welcome and seated in a nice...More

1  Thank map310339
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on a Sunday evening for our second visit. First time round was nice but I found the burgers too meaty and dry so wanted to give something else a go. The menu has changed so build your own burgers were our choice. I...More

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times. Food is amazing and portion size huge. Everything is fresh the coleslaw is a must have. Atmosphere is great too with friendly staff. Love this place!

Thank theresahazard292
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This was my first visit to Grumpy's. I was having Saturday lunch with my sons. Very pleasant waiter showed me to our table as I arrived first. (Although I don't like being called darling by someone young enough to be my grandson) There were only...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Went here for lunch midweek and was amazed at the decor, really retro. Fairly quiet but soon had more people which helped the atmosphere. Staff were friendly and knowledgable about the menus.

Thank les s
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

I was passing by and thought I'd stop for a coffee and some lunch, to find a beautiful diner! Latte didn't take long and food was spot on, chef's done well! Marilyn omlette and side salad was well presented, quality for what you pay for...More

Thank Chewy C
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

You cannot go wrong with this breakfast. We usually have the mini works which consists of hash brown, mushrooms, fried egg, sausage, beans and bubble and squeak and a round of toast. Always piping hot. Fantastic service, always clean, love it here 😊

Thank hartbox
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Questions & Answers
Jo S
18 March 2015|
Response from Val A |
The website states open 7 days a week.
Jake W
4 February 2015|
Response from laurag432 | Reviewed this property |
when we asked for gluten free gravy to go with my mum's roast they didn't have any so I'm guessing the choices are poor if any.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rear of 759 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 616831
  • E-mail
We are Southend on sea's newest & biggest American diner come down and try some of our classic American dishes & desserts Last food orders are, Monday-Thursday 9PM Friday-Saturday 10PM Sunday 9PM *Like Grumpys Facebook page and stay updated with all out latest offers and events*
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