Sandra Dean - BACP Registered member

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Author (Amanda Green), Blogger, Life Writing Workshop coach, BACP Counsellor Dip., Aerial Photographer and Orangutan, Animal and Mental Health campaigner in Essex

I am featuring on TV as restaurant reviewer of The Sandbar and Seafood Company in the Ruth Watson Means Business series, episode one on Monday 2nd December 2013 on Channel 4 at 10am!

Ruth Watson and myself Sandra Dean for channel 4

In the Spring of this year, I was filmed for a new Ruth Watson show. Essentially it’s about how on-line reviews affect businesses and hones in on negative reviews, hand picked by the TV company for Ruth to investigate. I have reviewed over 100 restaurants […]

Sandbar & seafood Company restaurant review, Leigh on sea, Essex

The Sandbar fish restaurant Leigh on sea Essex

I just have to update this review by saying that when I went back in September 2011, it was not of the same standard as I have outlined below. The fishcakes were still good, but the plaice and chips was terrible – put it this way […]

The Roslin Hotel restaurant review, Southend on Sea, Essex

Seabass at the Roslin Hotel Restuarant Southend Essex

Hooray for this Hotel revamping its restaurant on Southend seafront as there are not many places to dine with outside seating – a strange thing since there’s a few miles of seafront with great views.

It took us a while to try it, but we visited […]

Simply Seafood restaurant review, Leigh on Sea, Essex

We went to Simply Seafood not too many months after it opened and we followed one of the waiters from San Farie Anne, Michael, there as we enjoyed his friendliness and he was good at his job.

The restaurant was small (they have since extended it into a covered outside area) but comfortable, with smart […]

Toulouse Restaurant review, Westcliff on Sea, Essex

The open kitchen

The Toulouse in Westcliff on Sea is a smart, comfortable restaurant on the seafront with friendly staff, a varied menu and excellent wine list, including champagne by the glass and dessert wines.

The specialities are fresh seafood and a mix of European dishes.

You can relax at the bar […]