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Sandbank Restaurant

1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England
+44 1702 719000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tasting menu” (27 reviews)
“ham hock” (13 reviews)
“six courses” (8 reviews)
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British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a Travelzoo voucher which offers great value for money. The theme of the 6 course menu was East meets West was very interesting. The staff were friendly and efficient they explained each course. The dishes are beautifully presented. I particularly enjoyed the prawn...More

Thank joso0067
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been before but not for the taste menu. We had six courses which I would not normally have chosen but it was a great success and the food was good. I also selected to have four different wines with the dishes for which...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Had a meal here on Saturday and by the time the starters had arrived we were both joking about how poor this place is. First impressions should have given it away that this is anything but 'fine dining': dirty, bird poo-ridden patio furniture that looks...More

3  Thank Sean C
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We did the Taster Menu with the wine flight using a Travelzoo Voucher. It would appear that this menu changes frequently and we dined during the Taste of America. The food was nothing special which surprised us as we thought the taster would have been...More

1  Thank Boo-Leigh
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Sandbank last night (not for the first time) and always find the menu tempting and the food lives up to expectations! Went for the tasting menu and matching wines, everything delicious and happily full at the end! Attentive service and a lovely atmosphere, very...More

Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I visited with a friend on a Friday evening. The waitress who greeted us was friendly and happy to help! We had some bar nibbles and a couple of main courses which were excellent. My friend had belly pork, I had the shrimp salad, which...More

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We went on Sunday the week before Fathers Day so the restaurant was not too busy The Food was a Spanish taster menu and it was superb. Every thing was cooked to perfection although not sticking strictly to the Spanish version we were delighted with...More

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Nice food. Not rushed. Good value was the first visit to sample the French taster menu. Last month We went back for the Spanish taster. We arrived slightly early was seated and started the meal. Very disappointed as this time we was made to wait...More

Thank CTLT
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Wasnt very impressed with the food It was very average risotto not cooked properly. Little tip for the chef . Dont cook the chips in the same fat you fry the fish in. Fishy chips yuk. Boasted about the home made ice cream when it...More

1  Thank AdamJRem
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We visited Sandbank this week, after hearing so much about it! Before we had even got in the door we noticed the very dirty patio area. We visited with a travelzoo voucher, selecting the best of france 5 course tasting menu, all of the food...More

Thank MickCannon
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18 February 2018|
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
No I don’t believe it is .
13 May 2016|
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Response from Sarah0503 | Reviewed this property |
No it's on the London Road, Leigh near Thames Drive
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4 April 2016|
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Response from Carol W | Reviewed this property |
You need to be careful though. You are only allowed so long to park . We left the restaurant to see a parking attendant sticking a penalty notice on😕. Plenty of side roads though
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1470 London Road, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2UR, England (Formerly The Bank)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Leigh-on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 719000
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