Tried this restaurant out and found the service very poor, no one offering to top up you wine glasses , starter was ok but then ordered a steak for main, asked for it to be cooked blue which isn't hard to do . Steak turned up medium, sent in back for then to be dished up a steak that had been flashed cooked but still cold in the middle from just being taken out of the fridge.
Once desert was over no one asked if we would like coffee or any thing else to drink.
Felt this is a hotel restaurant trying to be be an up market eating establishment which it isn't and won't be.
Won't recommend to any one and will never go back.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Stay excited……The spectacular Holiday Inn Southend opened on 01st October 2012 !Stay relaxed……The hotel is the latest addition to the Holiday Inn portfolio and has 129 air conditioned bedrooms and features 27 executive rooms and 4 King superior rooms.Stay unique……In a first for Holiday Inn in the UK, the five-storey hotel also houses a fully sound-proofed rooftop bar and restaurant (1935 Rooftop Restaurant & Bar) offering spectacular views of London Southend airport and surrounding Essex countryside. The restaurant is open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner (open to non residents also), and the bar if open for coffee and range of beverages from 10am - 11pm daily.Stay connected……Holiday Inn Southend will also offer a variety of conference and banqueting facilities, plus a choice of meeting rooms for up to 140 people and is within 40 minutes of central London.Stay devoted…..Choose Holiday Inn Southend for your Essex wedding venue, with flexible facilities we can help make it a day to remember. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Southend Southend-On-Sea, Essex