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The LemonTree - CLOSED

513 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PH, England
+44 1702 467793
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
11 Feb 2015
“Lovely food and staff”
2 Feb 2015
“Surprisingly good”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
513 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PH, England
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Reviewed 11 February 2015

It's a local restaurant for my boyfriend and I that we visit regularly. The staff are so friendly, timely service and the food is always superb quality. I get the same thing to eat everytime cause I love it so much but my boyfriend has...More

Thank JessicaSJames
Reviewed 3 February 2015

I had always thought it was an old ladies tearoom and was pleasantly surprised. Continental attentive waiters, good food. Living in Thorpe bay I thought I had to go to Leigh for such a restaurant. Good because its localish

Thank jmargars
Reviewed 24 January 2015

All the food was nice and fresh but the paella was a little lacking in flavour.The waiter was very good and even took a family photo for us.

Thank Kerry P
Reviewed 16 January 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food, happy helpful staff, Beautiful restrant, clean toilets can not fault this place at all. Highly recommend. Meal for 2 & drinks & side order £53. One of Southends finest places to dine.

Thank kittyscave
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Cant beleive the reviews i just read i went with 2 of my freinds for xmas lunch and we must say it was the best xmas lunch we had the food and service was wonderful and it put us in the christmas spirit. Nothing was...More

Thank annasoli
Reviewed 1 January 2015

We visited the restaurant on New Year's Eve and when booking had been informed it was a special menu priced at £50, which included canapés, soup, starter, mains and dessert. My husband chose the risotto with scallops which he said had a pleasantly delicate flavour....More

3  Thank Josie_Hug
Reviewed 1 January 2015

Went to the Lemon Tree for the first time on New Year's Eve - what a disappointment. We were told we could choose from the a la carte menu when booking but were given the set menu in arrival. When we questioned about the a...More

2  Thank Anna W
Reviewed 31 December 2014

New Year's Eve - first visit . Oh dear! I queried twice regarding the menu upon booking and was assured that it was a la carte. HOWEVER! We waited a while for drinks and then a set menu was thrust in our hands! Ooh no...More

2  Thank Blueskylady19
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Had a very poor meal tonight although we ate all the food it was at best average and certainly not worth the money spent service was good but food very average.would not recommend

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

I Ordered the Prawns and Steak from the Christmas evening set menu. The starters arrived I had 3 Prawns on my plate, 1 slice of bread and a dribble of a mediocre tomato sauce, not very inspiring. My main course was a TBone steak with...More

3  Thank Dave S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$24
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 513 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 467793
  • E-mail
Lemon Tree brings an authentic taste of Mediterranean cuisine to Southend on Sea. Located on Southchurch Road the restaurant adds a fresh and sophisticated feel to the neighbourhood.The executive chef Servet leads a team of well trained cooks from Turkey that are introducing their best to Southend audience. The speciality Mediterranean dishes such as: Kleftico Lamp Shoulder or Pan Fried Escalope of Veal are being prepared carefully using the best local ingredients and are highly priced by all our clients. Unique blends of Mediterranean spices, meat and fish create a wonderful taste impossible to ignore.
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