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Brunch Leigh-on-Sea

Came here with my husband’s cousin. We’ve been here before when we’ve stayed with them over the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kohukohu, New Zealand
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regular visitor to old leigh

really quaint old pub that sell real ales and very good food. Also dog friendly in public... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Malcolm P
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High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here with my husband’s cousin. We’ve been here before when we’ve stayed with them over the years. It has a lovely village feel to it and at the same time modern. We love the Clapboard houses, which remind us of our houses in New...More

Thank 514shannon
Reviewed 1 week ago

really quaint old pub that sell real ales and very good food. Also dog friendly in public bar. Outside has a fresh shellfish shed

Thank Malcolm P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to old leigh for an evening drink and fish cockles prawns shellfish at 5.30pm and all cockles sheds close at 4.30pm..absolutly pointless evening out..ended up getting chips from other place..not shellfish..

Thank dan25274
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the traditional end of Southend where the old fishing village has retained its character. A choice of 4 pubs and several restaurants, many by the side of Leigh Creek. Lots of boats and a small beach popular with families with young children. Enjoy a...More

Thank shsand2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've lived in Leigh-on-Sea for many years. I've never really been a massive fan of the locally packed bars, so the old town is a welcome retreat. With Leigh-on-Sea being a fishing town, old leigh has kept a lot of its old charm and character....More

Thank Patvegas1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the seaside and the old town a bit higher up the cliff of Leigh-on-sea are very much worth a visit. It is a really good stroll to walk from Southend over the esplanade to Leigh and then back via Broadway, Leigh road and Chalkwell...More

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small town has plenty to see with a selection of pubs food outlets with chip shops and rock for sale. The breeze from the sea was a lite releaf with a pint and some seating.

2  Thank Rickytrips1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful little place in Essex to visit nice views of a working fishing harbour plus some very nice pubs and a good choice of food. Also fresh fish right from off the boats into your plate. If you fancy a nice drink...More

2  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old Leigh is a lovely Sunday afternoon place to visit. You can sit with your feet over the sea wall eating pots of cockles then walk through the cobbled street and have a pint or a glass of wine a Rossi’s Ice Cream and then...More

9  Thank Kim Laraine S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old Leigh is small but beautiful. On a hot, sunny day it’s busy but not swamped. The high street is well maintained and the numerous seafood outlets provide lots of options for a healthy, fresh lunch. Less than an hour from London by train, it’s...More

Thank Deetee100
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5 August 2018|
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Response from Muriel P | Reviewed this property |
Parking is a nightmare, you may be Lucy and find a place, or park just up the hill, it's a pay and display every were
stuart c
11 December 2017|
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you read my comments properly i never moaned about anything i praised the place you idiot
Jane G
20 November 2017|
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Response from GSteward | Reviewed this property |
Leigh will certainly be open. Old Leigh might only have a few places open - not sure though. Train journey from Fenchurch Street Station in London takes approx 50 minutes. Station at Leigh about 10 minutes walk to Old... More