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Honor's Guidebook

Honor

Honor's Guidebook

Restaurants and Food Scene
So many great places to eat in southend. Too many to list if anything. So this is a list of personal favourites in the area.
This place has fantastic milkshakes and is great for a small bite. Located right by the sea front with a unique interior. One of a kind. Personal favourite area to sit is upstairs.
Utopia Coffee Lounge
This place has fantastic milkshakes and is great for a small bite. Located right by the sea front with a unique interior. One of a kind. Personal favourite area to sit is upstairs.
Fancy a cheeky nandos? Only walking distance from the flat.
Nando's
Fancy a cheeky nandos? Only walking distance from the flat.
Best chips you will ever have (in my opinion at least. Great for having down the seafront.
Kingfisher Fish And Chips Queens Road Southend
5 Queens Road
Best chips you will ever have (in my opinion at least. Great for having down the seafront.
Fantastic Burger place. Located by the high street.
Mangetout
7 Tylers Ave
Fantastic Burger place. Located by the high street.
Chinese Buffet, never a bad choice.
Zen City
123-125 Hamlet Court Road
Chinese Buffet, never a bad choice.
Fancy restaurant located opposite the seafront. Great for dates and afternoon teas. Spa also available.
Roslin Beach Hotel
Fancy restaurant located opposite the seafront. Great for dates and afternoon teas. Spa also available.
Best icecream place in the area. Right next to the seafront. Must have on a hot day.
Roberto's Beachside
4 Western Esplanade
Best icecream place in the area. Right next to the seafront. Must have on a hot day.
Great sit in Fish and Chips place and great for afternoon tea. Located right next to Adventure Island and the seafront.
Sands by the Sea
Great sit in Fish and Chips place and great for afternoon tea. Located right next to Adventure Island and the seafront.
Dessert place located by the highstreet. Makes amazing waffles.
Creams Cafe
42 London Road
Dessert place located by the highstreet. Makes amazing waffles.
Fantastic Vegan restaurant. I'm not a vegan but throughly enjoyed everytime I have been. Also Takeaway option available on Uber Eats.
The Oak Tree Vegetarian Market
75 Leigh Rd
Fantastic Vegan restaurant. I'm not a vegan but throughly enjoyed everytime I have been. Also Takeaway option available on Uber Eats.
Classic Greg's. Definitely reccomend their new vegan sausage roll.
Greggs
100 High Street
Classic Greg's. Definitely reccomend their new vegan sausage roll.
Casual, festive outpost offering an array of Mexican staples from tacos to chimichangas to burritos.
Pieno-Lleno
68 Southchurch Avenue
Casual, festive outpost offering an array of Mexican staples from tacos to chimichangas to burritos.
TakeAway Options
100s of options available on Just-Eat, Uber Eats and Deliveroo. So this is a list of top personal favourites and classics available.
Chinese Takeaway recommendation never a bad choice. Depending on amount you order they will chuck in free food. One of the freebies, curry samosas, are to die for.
Shanghai Express(open kitchen)
73 Queens Road
Chinese Takeaway recommendation never a bad choice. Depending on amount you order they will chuck in free food. One of the freebies, curry samosas, are to die for.
Classic
McDonald's Southend 3
Classic
Another Classic
Burger King
205 High Street
Another Classic
Another classic. Fried chicken.
KFC
Another classic. Fried chicken.
Best chips I've personally had. Available on all takeaway apps.
Kingfisher Fish And Chips Queens Road Southend
5 Queens Road
Best chips I've personally had. Available on all takeaway apps.
Another classic.
Wimpy
40b Marine Parade
Another classic.
Another classic.
Subway
Another classic.
Amazing Indian in the area.
Mamataz Mahal Tandoori
440 London Road
Amazing Indian in the area.
Great pizza option that is less expensive than dominos and pizza hut.
The Fat Pizza
Great pizza option that is less expensive than dominos and pizza hut.
Available on Deliveroo for delivery.
The Co-operative Food Leigh-on-sea
1663-1669 London Road
Available on Deliveroo for delivery.
Sightseeing
Due to Covid, I would reccomend contacting these venues in advance or checking online for updates to make sure you are able to go.
Aquarium located next to the seafront. Great for a day out for the family.
Sealife Adventure
Aquarium located next to the seafront. Great for a day out for the family.
You can enjoy the 1.3 mile walk both ways (2.6 mile return trip), walk one way and ride the train one way, or train both ways. Masks must be worn on the train and in enclosed areas of the Pier. Takeaway services are open everyday offering drinks, snacks, ice cream and fish and chips. Eating in is now available in both the ‘Salt Café’ and ‘Pier Tearoom’ where we will be taking visitor’s details for the NHS Track and Trace scheme. Fishermen are welcome, but fishing is only permitted at the end of the Pier, and under social distancing measures.
Southend Pier
You can enjoy the 1.3 mile walk both ways (2.6 mile return trip), walk one way and ride the train one way, or train both ways. Masks must be worn on the train and in enclosed areas of the Pier. Takeaway services are open everyday offering drinks, snacks, ice cream and fish and chips. Eating in is now available in both the ‘Salt Café’ and ‘Pier Tearoom’ where we will be taking visitor’s details for the NHS Track and Trace scheme. Fishermen are welcome, but fishing is only permitted at the end of the Pier, and under social distancing measures.
Great for a day out. Theme park located right by the sea front. Buy wristbands rather than individual tickets as saves more money throughout the day. Food can be quite expensive inside so I would reccomend eating before/after or if you fancy a snack getting some fresh doughnuts down the road.
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Adventure Island
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Great for a day out. Theme park located right by the sea front. Buy wristbands rather than individual tickets as saves more money throughout the day. Food can be quite expensive inside so I would reccomend eating before/after or if you fancy a snack getting some fresh doughnuts down the road.
Cinema located at the top of a high street.
ODEON Southend
Cinema located at the top of a high street.
Whilst you're in southend, the sea front is a must visit.
SeaFront Southend On Sea
Whilst you're in southend, the sea front is a must visit.
Local Park, great for a day out.
Priory Park
Local Park, great for a day out.
Ruined 1200s castle overlooking the marsh. Great dog walking area.
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Hadleigh Castle
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Ruined 1200s castle overlooking the marsh. Great dog walking area.
Exhibitions of local natural history and archaeological treasures including a haul of Saxon gold.
Southend Central Museum & Planetarium
Exhibitions of local natural history and archaeological treasures including a haul of Saxon gold.
Art Gallery Modern art showcase dedicated to contemporary and challenging photography and conceptual film work.
Focal Point Gallery
Art Gallery Modern art showcase dedicated to contemporary and challenging photography and conceptual film work.
Crazy indoor golf. Emphasis on crazy. Great laugh, fun for everyone. Even has a bar indoors, I reccomend the cocktails or beers as spirits are expensive.
Caddies
12 London Road
Crazy indoor golf. Emphasis on crazy. Great laugh, fun for everyone. Even has a bar indoors, I reccomend the cocktails or beers as spirits are expensive.
Make sure to bring a electronic device that can download the app and earphones with you. Wifi available across the park. NetPark is the first digital art park in the world. It’s an exciting initiative developed by Metaland partners Calvium and the University of Brighton to create an added visitor attraction to the usual stroll in Chalkwell Park, Southend-on-Sea. Supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts – Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.
NetPark Digital Park
Make sure to bring a electronic device that can download the app and earphones with you. Wifi available across the park. NetPark is the first digital art park in the world. It’s an exciting initiative developed by Metaland partners Calvium and the University of Brighton to create an added visitor attraction to the usual stroll in Chalkwell Park, Southend-on-Sea. Supported by the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts – Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. 
Neon Knights Arcade
1174 London Road
A ton of arcades located across southend seafront. A staple in the town and a must-see.
Feelgoods Prize Arcade
A ton of arcades located across southend seafront. A staple in the town and a must-see.
The Jazz Centre UK is situated in victoria avenue. Its home is the Beecroft Art Gallery building. "Stop by for live music, film showings, ourheritage displays, workshops, browse ourshop, or sit down with a cup of coffee and browse our extensive collection ofjazz books, vinyl and CDs."
The Jazz Centre UK
The Jazz Centre UK is situated in victoria avenue. Its home is the Beecroft Art Gallery building. "Stop by for live music, film showings, ourheritage displays, workshops, browse ourshop, or sit down with a cup of coffee and browse our extensive collection ofjazz books, vinyl and CDs."
Neighbourhoods
Many Restaurants and shops located down this highstreet. Can often find murals painted along the way down.
High Street
Many Restaurants and shops located down this highstreet. Can often find murals painted along the way down.
Great day out. Museums, Bars, Cockle sheds, shops and restaurants located down here.
Old Leigh Road
Great day out. Museums, Bars, Cockle sheds, shops and restaurants located down here.
Pubs / Nightclubs
Multiple places to have a drink up in the area, however it would take an eon to name them all. So this is a list of personal favourites that I'm sure you'll enjoy too.
Staple of a nightclub located right by the highstreet.
MooMoo Clubrooms Southend
6 Warrior Square
Staple of a nightclub located right by the highstreet.
Burlesque Bar located right on the high street. Great for a night out with friends!
Coco Southend
Burlesque Bar located right on the high street. Great for a night out with friends!
Fantastic place to drink with friends. The restaurant converts itself into a nightclub after 7pm and is a must see.
Revolution Southend
8 Queens Road
Fantastic place to drink with friends. The restaurant converts itself into a nightclub after 7pm and is a must see.
Another great place to drink with friends. This restaurant also converts itself into a nightclub at night.
The Slug And Lettuce
6-8 Southchurch Rd
Another great place to drink with friends. This restaurant also converts itself into a nightclub at night.
Situated near the seafront and high street, but far enough off the circuit to feel like a secret place. The Alex is one of the friendliest pubs in town and for many it feels like home.  Also has an Xbox with a stack of games and a SNES with Street Fighter 2.
The Alex
53 Alexandra St
Situated near the seafront and high street, but far enough off the circuit to feel like a secret place. The Alex is one of the friendliest pubs in town and for many it feels like home.  Also has an Xbox with a stack of games and a SNES with Street Fighter 2.
A classic in southend, great for a bite in southend or for a drink with friends.
The Last Post
A classic in southend, great for a bite in southend or for a drink with friends.
Casino
Casino right by the seafront. Great for a night out.
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Genting Casino Westcliff
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Casino right by the seafront. Great for a night out.
Modern chain casino with gaming tables and slot machines, a grill restaurant and a late bar. Will often hold additional functions, check out their site to see what is coming soon.
Grosvenor Casino Southend
Modern chain casino with gaming tables and slot machines, a grill restaurant and a late bar. Will often hold additional functions, check out their site to see what is coming soon.
Vibrant casino for roulette, poker, blackjack and slot machines, plus regular live entertainment.
Rendezvous Southend Casino
Vibrant casino for roulette, poker, blackjack and slot machines, plus regular live entertainment.

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Trains
You have 2 trains located very close to the flat. Victoria station at the top of the highstreet, is a southend to london liverpool street line. It stops at 11pm. Trains around 15 mins apart. Central station, by the college, is a shoeburyness to london fenchurch street line. Trains around 20 mins apart. Londonbound: stops around 11.30pm Shoeburyness bound: stops around 1.30am Both wheelchair accessible.
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Southend Market is a must see
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 8.30am till 4pm. Our Town Centre hosts a traditional farmers and craft market offering traditional farming produce and crafted items, unique gifts, crafting trends and fashion designs. Farmers' Markets have proved to be the perfect way of re-establishng a direct relationship between producer and consumer. Their existence is helping to revive old craft traditions and small-scale production. These market stalls give people the chance to buy local, freshlycultivated goods and handcrafts.
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Buses
You have 2 main areas to catch buses in southend. The closest is outside Southend Victoria Station, behind the odean. The other is next to The Royals. This one has a bus station if you need to buy any specific tickets or passes.