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Coastal Bite

Westcliff-on-sea Essex 15 Palmeira Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RR, England
+44 1702 353855
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Cafe, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Westcliff-on-sea Essex 15 Palmeira Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was amazing but has unfortunately shut down due to owners moving away, which many aren't aware of and think that this place is just always closed. But the good news is that the chef is now apparently working at a cafe on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CHallari
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Still the best no matter what. After a heavy weekend with friends its lovely to have a breakfast here. Cant beat it. Definitely the best breakfast in Essex. Always wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank stablestacey
Reviewed 7 November 2018

If we go to eat at the arches, we always head straight to Coastal Bite. They always do their best to seat us and the food and service are great. I would highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank suineg828
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We walked about two miles to get here and weren’t disappointed. The cafe is nicely decorated and welcoming, and has great views of the sea. It has outside and indoor seating options. The waitress was extremely kind and attentive, especially as I wasn’t feeling too...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank tomohon
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Have tried to visit on numerous occasions and it’s always shut. I assume it’s shutdown which is a shame as the food was fab and slightly different to the other offerings at the arches

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dennis_karen
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Seeing as this is supposed to be number one eatery in Westcliff I thought I would pay it a visit as I’m often down on the front. On 3 occasions during the past week it has been closed. First I though it must be only...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank EssexKeith40
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went here for a late breakfast - the food was divine and the service was second to none! Worth a visit!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank DawnMelody
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Top drawer stuff, never been to southend before and I will definitely be back to this restaurant..brilliant

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jimbob19790
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This was our second visit at Coastal Bite, but our first review. Always apprehensive when you go back to somewhere for the second time as to whether it will live up to our expectations. Can only say, yet again a great breakfast. My wife and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

The Coastal Bite really is an English food restaurant - we were there for coffee only, it is possible but the smell is thick and fat of the huge full English breakfasts around you. For settling the bill only cash could be accepted, which is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Hermes_NL
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Helen A
1 August 2018|
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Response from kims410 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, sorry Helen, Coastal Bite is now closed 😥
vw r
10 May 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Apologies I didn't see this earlier. The doorway has a very slight step and the restaurent is flat inside with ample passageway. There is a slight ramp way to the loos. No Problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westcliff-on-sea Essex 15 Palmeira Parade, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 353855
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Fresh, new exciting take on the famous Westcliff Arches, serving homemade dishes, in a relaxed atmosphere, accomodating all your needs.
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