Set in a 16th-century tavern with historic seafaring connections, the Crooked Billet – Leigh-on-Sea serves British pub classics in a warm, welcoming ambience. Located just by the sea, the pub features a large al fresco terrace for sunny summer dining.
Since Nicholson’s pubs were first established in 1873, these traditional British inns have become synonymous with warm hospitality, hearty pub food and a speciality range of ales. As well as always featuring British pub classics like beer-battered fish & chips and gammon & eggs, the Crooked Billet menu is complemented by a rotating selection of pie, sausage & chop and fish specials for each season.
The Crooked Billet bar is always stocked with exquisite gins, warming whiskies and fine wines to pair with favourite meals, and there’s always a superb range of seasonal and regional real ales on offer. A constant at the bar is the St Austell-brewed Nicholson’s Pale Ale, made with Cornish Maris Otter malts, and a hand-picked blend of English hops.
Crooked Billet – Leigh-on-Sea in Southend-on-Sea is a 4-minute drive from Chalkwell Rail Station. Leigh-on-Sea Broadway (East-bound) bus station is an 8-minute walk away.
of diners recommend this restaurant
- afternoon tea (1)
- al fresco (2)
- child friendly (1)
- dinner (10)
- large parties (1)
- lunch (8)
- private dining (2)
- romantic (3)
- value (5)
- views (6)
16 September 2018
Lovely fish and chips,
18 February 2018
Excellent food, service and location.
24 January 2018
Very welcoming environment. Excellent customer service.
7 November 2017
Great location by the River Thames. Good choice of food. Great outdoor area if it was summer
24 January 2017
Absolutely fantastic. The service was spot on and the food was delicious.
6 January 2017
The service was very pleasant (and humourous) and the food was splendid
4 September 2016
Food great and prices too. Toilet facilities could be improved, best described as 'rustic'.
12 May 2016
Very good again. The onl negative was they ran out of the Dead Canary ale just after they gave me a taste of it.
29 March 2016
Wonderful! They went above and beyond to make the table and our experience nice for my mums birthday, they even offered to send a member of staff to get a banner for her! The food was delicious, especially recommend the cheddar mushrooms and the sea bass with gin and tonic sauce. We are g&t fans so we had a few and they are not tight on the servings. It was very nice to have them served in crystal glasses too. All in all a very nice meal with lovely, friendly staff.
14 February 2016
Lovely setting overlooking the sea. The fish and chips were very good. Great range of real beer too.
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