RestaurantsEssexSouthend-on-SeaSS1

survey result

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Sawdust floors and shelves of wine for sale add to the atmosphere of this ‘Wine Merchant & Dining Rooms’ – a Dickensian-style space that’s been a linchpin of the town’s eateries since 1976. It continues to win consistent support for its traditional fare, and is well-suited to business lunches.

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This delightfully Dickensian wine vault has lured knowing customers for more than 45 years, via an “almost anonymous door opening to a flight of stairs leading to an amazing basement eatery”. “The specialities are pies, which are delicious, and the wine is good as well” – it’s “well worth a visit”.

Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This atmospheric bar and wine merchant – mahogany tables, sawdust floors – is “famous for its pies, but they also take their wines seriously and have a great selection to choose from” (40 wines by the glass and 150 by the bottle). Top Tip – “Watch out for their regular wine events and supper nights.”

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84 High St, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1JN

Restaurant details

Yes
Portions
6, 20
No dress code
95
16+
Yes

The Pipe of Port Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Pipe of Port Restaurant in SS1, Southend-on-Sea by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Pipe of Port restaurant.
Paul F
The entrance down the stairs is quite dark,...
Reviewed 6 months,

"The entrance down the stairs is quite dark, and with sunshine and photochromic glasses I was nearly blind! Short menu, with mostly cold choices. Starter was a pate with Melba toast. Not the easiest to eat as so dark. Main was cold rare beef with salad and a superb baked potato. The potato was superbly cooked, absolutely perfect. The salad with it was delicious but again hard to see. The beef was nice and mostly rare, though the added 6cms of string was a little texture surprise. Nice staff as I say, only negative was the darkness issue."

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£13.50 £23.30 £6.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £18.00
Filter Coffee £2.10
Extras  
Service 10.00%
84 High St, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1JN
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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