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Harrison’s Hockley Essex Restaurant Review by Sandra M Dean

We visited Harrison’s on the 29th December 2012 and had not been for a while, so we were pretty excited about our dinner, since Harrison’s is consistent in offering great cuisine in a relaxed, quiet atmosphere.

(see also my 2011 review BY CLICKING HERE – opens in a new window)

Scrummy chocolate dessert at […]

Cafe Rococo in Leigh on sea, Essex let us down big time!

Oh dear! After always recommending this restaurant to everyone and going there several times, we were finally let down this evening by the Manager of all people! The menu looked so good too and the chef’s there have never let us down whether it be a Sunday lunch, a three course a’ la carte meal […]

Harrisons restaurant review, Hockley, Essex

Harrisons restaurant exterior Hockely Essex

Well, what a gem this little restaurant is. I don’t really want to promote it and get it too busy so that I have problems getting a table, but one cannot think only of oneself!

Firstly, in April 2011, I had a Sunday roast and it was most definitely […]

The Magic Mushroom restaurant review, Barleylands, Billericay, Essex

Magic Mushroom restaurant Baarleylands Billericay Essex

I wanted to dine at this restaurant for a few years, and finally, we had a Sunday lunch – it was definitely worth the wait too!

We chose to eat outside in their terrace area, which was lovely since it was a warm July day, although the […]

Bacchus restaurant review, Southend on Sea, Essex

I have now been to Bacchus (the new fine dining take on the old restaurants named Glasshouse and San Fairie Ann) for breakfast, Sunday lunches, dinner’s and Christmas Day, so I thought I should update this information, as we have had mixed experiences. All meals were taken from the end November 2009 to mid January […]

The Boatyard restaurant review, Leigh on Sea, Essex

Boatyard restaurant review

The Boatyard as a venue is smart, yet the food and service are pretty bad and overpriced. It was good a few years ago, but seemed to go downhill every visit we made.

We have been a few times for special nights out, as it was in fact the place for my […]