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O Picado

403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
+44 1702 300540
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (41 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“skewers” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
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1 - 10 of 409 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A relaxed, friendly and comfortably rustic environment with good service and reasonable prices especially as the portion sizes were on the large side. Unfortunately when we visited the garden area (that looked stunning) was out of service due to a toilet malfunction. That said staff...More

Thank C4JBE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal here. The set up is quite funny, traditional Portuguese uniforms & the decor is in theme. It's definitely not a fancy place but is perfect for a catch up & good food. Thumbs up

Thank 567oliver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the garden area, beautifully rustic hidden gem of westcliff. Menu is large, lots to choose from. Fish skewer was delicious, desserts home made. Bread homemade, lovely and warm. Fresh soups made daily. Children's play area is fantastic to keep them occupied while we wait...More

Thank Rodrigues88
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We had a lovely lunch here today. Authentic Portuguese food in a casual and relaxed environment. The value for money for the lunch menu is truly amazing! Friendly welcoming staff too. Loved the kizomba Latin music playing too!

Thank Tanya W
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your valued custom and your lovely very appreciated review :) see you again :)

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely rustic Portuguese restaurant. Very knowledgeable staff who go out of their way to help you if needed explaining dishes on the extensive menu. Food was superb & plentiful. Great atmosphere when restaurant is fairly full. Couple of things that stopped me giving a...More

Thank Gazza S
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your valued custom and appreciated review we take every comment into consideration. May I just kindly let you know the 10% service charge goes to all the staff devided equally , (kitchen porter,chef waitress) as an extra reward for there...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

O Picado is one of my favourite places to eat. Tucked away in Westcliff, you could walk past it without even knowing that it's there. Don't! This would be a travesty. This little family run Portuguese restaurant is a must. The food is to die...More

Thank louloubayliss
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely comments and custom :)

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Excellent friendly service and lovely food. No rushing but typically relaxed continental service. Very friendly helpful staff. Everything was cooked to order. Even the bread!!!

Thank PATRICK T
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your valued custom and review :)

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with 7 friends, we had a great meal, the food was excellent as was the service! The staff were very friendly! Authentic Portuguese food.

Thank Lanalou2014
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for your valued custom and review :)

Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a beautiful unpretentious Family run Portuguese Restaurant ….We were not sure about going in at first as it is (in our opinion) not in the best part of town but we are really pleased that we made the effort to walk in..It was...More

Thank beeb44
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

It was such a pleasure to meet and serve such a wonderful people I'm glad you came in and happy for your custom and lovely comments and review :) god bless and see you next time :)

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We went to O Picado with family, the restaurant is very welcoming and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. On arrival we were shown to our seats and given our menus. The menu boasts a wide range of Portuguese food, there's something for everyone. From the...More

Thank nigelg848
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you for your valued custom and helpful review

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Lorna_Claire
9 July 2017|
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Response from Hugo R | Reviewed this property |
yes you can they have had few weddings there also baptism, birthday parties so yes you can
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gazza8888
6 March 2016|
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Response from fatima46 | Property representative |
Hi Shaun I don't know what's the problem coz I have answered you email saying yes we are open and confirmed your booking. Thank you
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brian k
5 March 2016|
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Response from fatima46 | Property representative |
Hi there we do have lots of gluten free dishes in the menu e.g. Grilled fish , steaks , skewers , stews , vegetarians etc , but our homemade bread is not gluten free sorry . We accommodate lots of customers who eat gluten... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 300540
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Description
Traditional fresh cooked dishes of portuguese madeira island
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