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The Townhouse Bar & Kitchen

££ - £££, , British
21-23 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LT, England
+44 1702 431675
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
21-23 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to Townhouse on a Friday and had the 241 fish and chips.......it's was REALLY good, the haddock was nice - no bones! a good size portion and a lovely light beer batter, hand cut/cooked wedges (chips), we saw the burgers coming out of the...More

Thank SallyBuck
G W, Owner at The Townhouse Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us feedback. It’s always great to hear we are doing a great job. We look forward to welcoming you through our doors again

Reviewed 14 September 2018

My husband and I visited this venue mid-week. It was very quiet, we were one of two small parties in the entire restaurant but the kitchen seemed to struggle to get the food out. The menu is varied and has something to appeal to everyone....More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I visited here for Sunday lunch. It was very quiet with not many customers. The waiter was very attentive and polite. I ordered a meat platter roast dinner which was delicious with a range of vegetables. The food is so good I would definitely return...More

Thank Luan D
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Just stopped by for a spot of lunch. Such friendly and attentive staff. The menu is mouth watering. Looking forward to visiting the area again

Thank Domenico G
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

While waiting to be served the staff were to busy talking about something, when our food order was finally taken our starters and main come out at the same time. The starters was missing the sauce. One main come out in a burger bun that...More

Thank Olteanu V
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

I used to love drinking in here so recently took my family for food. We waited about two hours for our food to come out after they must’ve forgotten about us as we’d sat in the bar. The lady behind the bar went to check...More

Thank Ellienicholas97
Reviewed 23 June 2018

From being a pub for yobs, the Townhouse has had a major refurbishment, new furniture and staff. Now very respectable and attracts office staff and housewives for lunch but not so many younger people. Probably the higher drink prices deter them. Fewer eaters and more...More

4  Thank terryfisher42
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Waited for food daughters came out and lady said won’t be long for others to follow mine came out pretty quick after , but daughter in laws still hadn’t come when we had finished ours , heard the lady tell the other table that there’s...More

Thank Hev M
G W, Manager at The Townhouse Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Hi Hev, You came in on Monday 4th June which most Mondays are pretty quiet, this particular Monday we didn't have any bookings however we had over 30 covers at one time with only one chef and one waitress. If we had bookings we would...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We went to the townhouse bar yesterday and the cocktails were amazing! It’s very stylish and the staff really make it. We were served with a smile and we will be returning very soon. X

1  Thank jeanchelseaxx
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Guys!!! Another massive thank You! This time Sunday roast on my flying visit.Camembert, parfait, chicken and mix!!!! Lovely and delicious ...will be visiting soon x

Thank Robert K
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Hayley G
21 October 2017|
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Response from Jack M | Property representative |
Hi Hayley, Yes we do! Our cocktail list can be found on our website. Hopefully see you soon. Jack
26 August 2016|
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Response from G W | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-23 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 431675
Combining traditional ales & outstanding chefs The Townhouse Bar & Kitchen is a modern thinking and fresh pub that caters to all. If your looking for a spot of breakfast, lunch or maybe dinner and a bar with a difference or just to enjoy the ambience with great company then this is the place for you. The Townhouse is in the heart of Southend and is ready to become your favourite local. Our team pride themselves on holding a great party atmosphere, with acoustic nights on a Friday & live DJ on Saturday. We'll ensure that every time you visit it'll be unique and one to remember. Come and join us on a Sunday and sample our Chef's infamous Sunday Roasts.
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