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

Giraffe restaurant review, Lakeside, Thurrock, Essex

Giraffe exterior Lakeside Essex

I visited this restaurant for the first time recently, as chips and burgers and that kind of food are only an occasional treat as it’s unhealthy.

We tried the ribs, chips, corn on the cob, onion rings and chicken pieces. All was tasty and hot and pleasantly served by our […]

Carters Grill restaurant review, Eastwood, Essex

Caters grill Chateaubritand Eastwood Essex

I have been to this restaurant three times now – once with friends, once with my Mum and once with Michael. All three visits were relaxing and the food very good. The lunchtime offers are fabulous value, and the staff so friendly, they always serve with a smile and […]

Oldhams fish restaurant review, Westcliff, Essex

Oldhams fish and chips Essex

My Mum and Dad took me to this restaurant for fish or chicken and chips when I was little and I remember them giving me a lollipop if I finished my meal. It was only recently that I went back with my Mum to try it again, many years […]

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 […]

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 […]

review of The Anchor restaurant and pub, Hullbridge, Essex

scampi and chips at the anchor hullbridge essex

(This review is now old – See my updated review of April/May 2011 by CLICKING HERE – opens in a new window) We have eaten at the Anchor in Hullbridge, Essex, four times now and have had some really very satisfying food at reasonable prices. This […]