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  2. Distance: 28.18mi
  3. Distance: 29.13mi
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About The Sand Bar & Seafood Company

We take pride in the range of seafood we sell, and we use local, seasonal, organic produce whenever we can. All our dishes are invented, created and freshly prepared in our kitchen, which means we can cater for most dietary requirements. And because we care about our planet, we practise #Meatless Mondays (normal menu still available).

71 Broadway
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex SS9 1PE
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Wednesday: 10am - midnight
Thursday - Saturday: 10am - 1am
Sunday: 10am - 6pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
01702 480067

Website:
http://www.sandbarandseafood.co.uk/

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Wine

The Sand Bar & Seafood Company Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall rating

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food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.5

Noise

Energetic

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (20)
Casual (15)
Good Vegetarian Options (15)
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Good for Birthdays (14)
Good for Anniversaries (14)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Creative Cuisine (12)
Neighbourhood Gem (11)
Special Occasions (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Fit for Foodies (10)
People Watching (9)
Romance (9)
Cosy (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Lunch (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Healthy (6)
Authentic (5)
Fun (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Seasonal (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Group Bookings (4)
Business Meals (3)
Great Beer (3)
Outstanding Value (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Tapas (3)
Brunch (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Outdoor Eating (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Vegan (2)
Child Friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
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 (London)·Dined 5 days ago

I was celebrating my birthday and one of the staff made a point of acknowledging it which I thought was a very nice touch. I had the crayfish risotto - huge dish but I ate the lot as so delicious. Staff attentive but have the right balance. Would highly recommend to any of my friends and family. Great ambience!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on 12 December 2017

Wonderful service so friendly. The food was superb , very decent size portions and really tasty. The restaurant is deecortated so well. A great experience throughout

Tags: People Watching, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Hot Spot
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·Dined on 11 December 2017

Lovely food and good selection make sure you change the menu though as choice limited.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on 10 November 2017

One of the best seafood meals we have eaten will 200% visit again

Tags: Great for Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on 25 September 2017

The service, food and atmosphere was amazing. Great way to spend our anniversary

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·Dined on 23 September 2017

The food is just excellent. Specialising in fish and seafood it has never disappointed. Service is also great. It does get busy as it so popular so not for those looking for a quiet night out but it does have a good atmosphere.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on 2 September 2017

Lovely meal. Friendly service & will defiantly be returning! Thank you

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on 30 August 2017

A very warm welcome as always. All staff were attentive but not intrusive. Excellent selection of dishes including vegetarian. We shared a starter and our mains were delicious. A fantastic evening . I would thoroughly recommend a visit to The Sand Bar.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Casual, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Seasonal, Healthy
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·Dined on 19 August 2017

Fab night food was amazing service spot on and Maria was so professional with a big smile,
Cannot wait to visit again .

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Seasonal, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on 22 July 2017

We went to the sandbar for the first time for our wedding anniversary.
We arrived at about 830 on Saturday and it was busy and had a good atmosphere. The food was excellent and very reasonable.
We had a few glasses of champagne and 2 courses each for about £60!
We'll definitely be going back again

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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value4

 
 (Essex)·Dined on 22 July 2017

Great seafood and good atmosphere.

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 (Kent)·Dined on 9 July 2017

Went there for a birthday lunch. The service and food were great.

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Essex)·Dined on 8 July 2017

Good friendly atmosphere, food was very good and not expensive, the staff were friendly and the service was excellent.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, People Watching, Cozy, Healthy
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 (Essex)·Dined on 7 July 2017

Went here last week for dinner and a catch up with a close friend. We were so impressed with the menu and found it hard to choose!
The goats cheese and tomato salad was amazing. The size of the dish was very generous too. Really lovely vege dishes on the menu and great value with lots of items from the starters and main courses being included in the 2 for £14.99 option.
The staff were friendly and polite, service was good and well timed. We sat upstairs which was quiet and comfortable. Downstairs the bar area looked trendy and sophisticated.
I will definitely go again and would highly recommend this restaurant for great food and lovely surroundings.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (London)·Dined on 1 July 2017

We have been a few times and every time we love it. The staff are friendly and the food is fantastic.

Highly recommend going.

Tags: Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (London)·Dined on 6 May 2017

A wholly enjoyable experience where the service matched the good. The Oysters Rockefeller deserves a special mention - awesome.
The bream was also very good as was the "Special" crayfish and shrimp risotto.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (London)·Dined on 6 April 2017

I went there for my birthday, I was impressed with the wide variety of fish on the menu, and there was other options if fish isn't what you fancy. Also the ice cream was amazing, topped with a birthday candle! I'd definitely go again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 30 March 2017

I booked the sandbar because my husband fancied clams since coming back from Lisbon. We were not disappointed, we enjoyed all the food and we will definitely be coming back.

Tags: Tapas, Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music, Tasting Menu, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (London)·Dined on 25 March 2017

Booked the Sand Bar for my birthday celebration with friends and could not fault it at all! Great atmosphere, fantastic food and really reasonably priced, especially for seafood. I will definitely be back soon!

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Fun, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Healthy, Outstanding Value, Romantic, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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 (London)·Dined on 18 March 2017

Came here with my husband for dinner, food is delicious and plentiful, we were stuffed after two courses but still squeezed down some room for their homemade ice cream- definitely worth it! Service is great, drinks are great, food amazing- highly recommend:)

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, People Watching, Bar Seating, Tapas, Fit for Foodies
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 (Essex)·Dined on 9 March 2017

Always good and dependable. Oysters were supreme as usual

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Kent)·Dined on 18 February 2017

The second time we have eaten here and an equally good experience. Obviously bistro style on a Saturday evening it is lively but not too noisy to stop conversation. There is plenty of street parking close. It is very much fish and seafood with a good imaginative menu, well cooked and presented. Service is very good - friendly and attentive and neither too rushed nor too slow. If you stick to the special deal which gives a wide selection value for money is outstanding and even without that good value. Thoroughly recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Outstanding Value
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 (London)·Dined on 14 February 2017

10 out of 10 brilliant
My wife and I eat out a lot and this was one of the best meals I've ever had
Who would have thought right on my door step 😋

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 (London)·Dined on 11 February 2017

Exceptional food, catering for carnivores and vegans to the same high standard. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Tags: Cozy, Outstanding Value, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (London)·Dined on 6 January 2017

Excellent food, great service, just enough room between the tables to not feel squashed in yet still create a warm atmosphere. Finally, extremely good value for money. Will certainly be returning.

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 (London)·Dined on 3 December 2016

A lovely quaint fish restaurant in Leigh on Sea.
Came here with my husband for a pre Christmas night out!
Food was of a very high standard, huge King prawns, Crab cake & octopus kebab to share as starter.
Our mains were just as fab: fillet of salmon on fried chillis and tomatoes with chunky chips
Fillet of Swordfish (looked like a sirloin steak!) chunky chips
Staff were really friendly and very efficient. I highly recommend this little gem of a restaurant 5*

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Romantic, Special Occasion, Outstanding Value, People Watching
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 (Essex)·Dined on 29 November 2016

Particularly impressed with the friendly staff, and not leaving guests unattended for long spells like other restaurants in the Broadway such as The Estuary who tend to neglect customers. Good value, and the highlight have to the be the Oysters and cosy seating areas by the windows. A thoroughly deserved 5 out of 5 for The Sand Bar, and a definite one for recommending.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Casual, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (London)·Dined on 26 November 2016

It was my wife's birthday and we were looking for somewhere new to try. I selected this due to recommendations on another site and my wife had no idea where we were going. There is parking available on the street on the Broadway, but if you cannot get a space, there is a public car park just behind in North Street which I believe is free after 6pm and it is just a short walk back.
The downstairs bar was full of life and the upstairs restaurant, which was at the top of a sweeping spiral staircase, was charming. There was plenty of noise and that is what we like.
After being shown to our table we ordered a bottle of Prosecco and a large bottle of water. On the menu most dishes are included in their 2 courses for £14.99 offer. However, if you deviate from this, the remaining dishes are also good value for money.
For starters, my wife had Potted Shrimps and I had the Marinated Herring salad, which was delicious. For mains, we both ordered the 4 Argentine Prawns with a bowl of Fries. We do not have big appetites but if you are a big eater, there were plenty of other dishes with generous portions on the menu.
One small thing really made my wife's evening. On the dessert menu the restaurant offers home made ice cream and one flavour was 'Parma Violets' - one of my wife's favourite childhood sweets! She absolutely loved it! One portion at £2.50 was enough, but you can order more at £2.50 a scoop. Including the £23 bottle of Prosecco, the total bill was just over £60 and that was a very pleasant surprise!
We are glad we tried this restaurant and we will definitely be back! Excellent!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Essex)·Dined on 20 November 2016

Lauren and Hugo were excellent servers: very welcoming and helpful. The food exceeded my expectations - superb blend of tastes in every dish. Wide selection available.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Coffee, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 29 October 2016

I booked the Sand Bar for our 3rd anniversary dinner, the reviews on Trip Advisor were good and it is local and always looked nice when I've walked past.
We were not disappointed, the service, menu and food were all excellent.
The bar downstairs gets very busy and is noisy but the restaurant upstairs was not affected and it added to the ambience.
As a vegetarian I was unsure whether to book a seafood restaurant but the vegetarian variety was excellent and the homemade ice cream was delicious and my husband loves seafood so it was perfect.
I would highly recommend a meal here and we will definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Gluten Free Options
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 (London)·Dined on 22 October 2016

A great restaurant, good atmosphere, intimate enough and great front-of-house staff. Possibly a little too candle-lit for a friend's school reunion dinner, which was why we were there, however the food was excellent, service was fantastic and great to carry on the evening downstairs at the bar. I would highly recommend.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Essex)·Dined on 21 October 2016

Great service and great food. Staff were very friendly and considerate.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy
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 (Essex)·Dined on 5 October 2016

Have enjoyed the food and service, so have now been several times this month with friends and my husband.

Tags: Business Meals, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch, Healthy
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 (Essex)·Dined on 30 September 2016

Very smart Resteraunt . Excellent service and lovely atmosphere. Food was very good. Very good value for money. Booked for a quite meal for our anniversary and wasn't disappointed. Would defiantly go back again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Outstanding Value, Worth the Drive
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 (Essex)·Dined on 19 September 2016

I am here with my husband again today! Excellent value and lovely service

Tags: Healthy, Quick Bite, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Outstanding Value, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch
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 (London)·Dined on 2 September 2016

Food was first class very good quality and good size portions highly recommended

Tags: Outstanding Value
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 (London)·Dined on 25 August 2016

Starters are very large, almost the same size as the main dishes! Great vegetarian selection, really big menu and very good value especially on the set menu (which covers almost the entire a la carte, on any day of the week) you dont need to book as set menu offer, you just get the normal menu and if you order two or three courses they automatically give you the set menu price. great place, will go back soon!

Tags: Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Gloucestershire)·Dined on 20 August 2016

Great local restaurant although the bar area downstairs was very noisy. That said the food was first class.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Outstanding Value
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 (Brighton)·Dined on 15 August 2016

Not a special occasion ... just taking mum out for lunch. Rather than a train journey to London, my daughter drove the 20 miles to Leigh. We thoroughly enjoyed the meals and the relaxed atmosphere. It was a lovely day and from our table we could see the tidal changes on the estuary.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Outstanding Value
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 (Essex)·Dined on 16 July 2016

I have been quite a lot with friends and on date nights , food is always beautiful and service great too. Really lovely restaurant and not too expensive at all.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion
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