From fine dining to cafes and light bites, everyone enjoys eating out. As such we have put together a list of some of the best places to eat in Essex. We have separated the best Essex restaurants into categories based on the cuisine type that they offer. Simply browse below.


Asian Restaurants in Essex


From Indian restaurants in Essex to Chinese and Thai, there a wide variety of Asian cuisines to sample throughout the county of Essex. We have put together a selection of our favourites below


Ifraaz

130 Newland Street, Witham. CM8 1BA
Indian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Our menu provides an extensive selection of modern & authentic Indian dishes to suit all tastes and we use only the finest fresh produce.
We also have an excellent choice of wines, beers, cocktails and non-alcoholic mocktails to compliment your meal.
https://ifraazrestaurant.co.uk/


Jodhpur Indian Kitchen

34 East Walk, Basildon. SS14 1HH
Indian, Asian, Fusion, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

An authentic Indian restaurant in the Basildon town centre serving lovely delicacies from across India. We offer Thali (a four-course meal, a feast of multiple small dishes) during lunch time and are Indian street food specialist.
http://www.jodhpur-ik.co.uk/


Malaya

274 London Road, Benfleet. SS7 5XR
Asian, Malaysian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Malaya restaurant specialises in the traditional Malayian style of cooking and you will find many eclectic dishes on the menu that are found in the diversity of Malaysian cuisine.
This all helps create a special dining experience for all our customers and allows them to taste the exotic delights of one of Asia’s most enchanting countries.
http://www.malayarestaurant.co.uk/


Zenxi

68 Baddow Road, Chelmsford. CM2 0DL
Seafood, Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

The design of ZENXI restaurant being set over 2 floors uses modern materials, soft lighting, Italian furniture along with traditional visual impacts such as waterfalls and a grand piano which all harmonize to create a sophisticated luxury setting, for you to enjoy at lunch or dinner.


Banana Tree

25-27 Exchange Way, Chelmsford. CM1 1XD
Asian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free Options

The Home of Fantastic food, drinks and fun from the Southeast Asian region. It’s all about exceptional quality of food at our award-winning restaurant, serving the best in pan-Asian Cuisine. Come and enjoy our favourite dishes with thirst-quenching oriental cocktails in a relaxed and buzzing atmosphere! And if you prefer to go meat-free, our vegan and vegetarian menu has something for everyone.


Aroy Thai

19 Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1NZ
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

At Aroy Thai, we are focused on providing authentic services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction – we will do everything we can to meet your expectations.
With a variety of offerings to choose from, we’re sure you’ll be happy with us.
https://aroythai.webs.com/


Chinatown Colchester

24 Osborne Street, Colchester. CO2 7DA
Chinese, Thai, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

We specialise in traditional Peking, Cantonese and Thai cuisine. the elegant interior of Chinatown restaurant has been specially designed to produce a setting worthy of the high standard of food and service we maintain.
https://chinatowncolchester.business.site/


The Oriental Pan Asian Restaurant

Fleming Road, Grays. RM16 6HH
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

The Oriental Pan Asian Restaurant combines classic recipes from Asia, but with a modern twist.
From classic sweet & sour to spicy Thai curries, we combine authentic flavours and delicate spices to create delicious dishes.
The Oriental Pan Asian brings together a variety of exotic influences, ingredients and flavours from Southern Asia including China, Thailand, Malaysia and Japan.
https://theorientalpanasian.com/


Thai Up at The Quay

1 Eastgate Street, Harwich. CO12 3EZ
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Based just off the Quay in Old Harwich, we offer authentic Thai cuisine and a warm welcome.
We specialise in authentic Thai cuisine, freshly cooked to order. All dishes are prepared in-house by our experienced chef.
http://www.thaiupatthequay.com/


Pearl Dragon

18 Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea. SS1 2ER
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

The Pearl Dragon was the very first Chinese restaurant to open in Southend way back in 1978. The fact we are still here over 30 years later is testament to the quality of food and service we offer.


SoPa Thai

330 London Road, Westcliffe-on-Sea
Thai, Asian, Healthy, Street Food, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Nat SoPa has brought many of her family recipes alive again! Most of the dishes on the menu are influenced by her family food. She is lucky enough to have such a great chef to work alongside to achieve and support the company’s mission statement, which is ‘Fresh Ingredients, Authentic Thai with a Twist’.
https://www.sopathai.co.uk/


Lian Restaurant

5 Newland Street, Witham. CM8 2AF
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

We have been serving Chinese food for over two decades and pride ourselves on creating dishes prepared with exacting care using only the finest produce available. Our menu includes such diverse inspiration as Pekinese, Szechuan and Malaysian cuisine. The Lian team are always delighted to discuss the menu with you and recommend a compatible wine from our cellars.
https://www.lianwitham.com/

 

 

Italian Restaurants in Essex


Italian restaurants in Essex are plentiful and many of them are exceptional. Below we’ve put together a selection of our favourites


Olio On The Green

12-14 The Green, Writtle. CM1 3DU
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

At Olio on The Green, our passion is to ensure our customers enjoy the real taste of Italian food.
Our food is prepared with the finest natural ingredients and cooked in the traditional Italian way.


La Toscana

Old Barn Court, 104d High Street, Billericay. CM12 9BY
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

As the only true, family owned independent Italian restaurant in Billericay and surrounding areas, we take pride in providing our customers with a dining experience to remember.
Every dish is cooked to order – nothing pre-cooked and reheated! We can therefore easily cater for all tastes. Along with Head Chef, Natalia Rigotti, the menus are changed on a regular basis and in line with seasonal availability.
http://latoscanabillericay.co.uk/


Zizzi

72 High Street, Brentwood. CM14 4AN
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Our Italian restaurant serves tasty, authentic dishes from pizza, pasta and risotto to salads and indulgent desserts – all in a uniquely designed restaurant. Our Italian menu also includes Vegan and Vegetarian options.
https://www.zizzi.co.uk/italian/restaurants/brentwood/high-street


Pastasciutta

Bellmead, Chelmsford Market, Chelmsford. CM1 1LE
Italian, Café, Mediterranean, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Pastasciutta is your local Pasta corner where you can choose to buy your favourite raw pasta to cook at home, or if you choose from our menu your favourite recipe and homemade fresh pasta, it can be cooked by the chef right in front of you!
https://www.pastasciuttashop.co.uk/


Miseria & Nobilta

11 Queen Street, Colchester. CO1 2PG
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

At Miseria e Nobiltà we offer the finest in authentic traditional Italian cuisine! Located near the famous Colchester Castle, our head chef Giuseppe works hard to provide the highest quality in the food he prepares!
We offer perfectly prepared Pizzas and Pasta cooked to perfection, and our wonderful selection of wines are selected for their flavour, and ability to compliment the food we prepare!
https://www.miseriaenobilta.co.uk/


Vita Bella

The Tye, East Hanningfield. CM3 8AF
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Vita Bella Italian Restaurant aims to provide guests with authentic Italian food within a friendly and inviting atmosphere. With a range of Italian dishes to choose from, from our array of menus, you are sure to find something that you will enjoy.
https://www.vita-bella.co.uk/


Gallo D’Oro Hadleigh

89 High Street, Hadleigh. SS7 2PA
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gulten Free Options

We are a family run local business focusing on providing authentic Italian food at great prices.


Cucina

Broadway West, Leigh-on-Sea. SS9 2BX
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gulten Free Options

Situated on Broadway West, Leigh On Sea, we specialise in an Italian and Sicilian cusine, we offer an extensive menu with a number of fish and meat dishes. Our pizzas are freshly made on the premises in a stone oven.
http://www.cucinaleigh.co.uk/


Route5

140/142 Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea. SS2 5ER
Italian, Mediterranean, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Route5 was born from our passion for good food and fine dining and from our will to open a place where the high tradition of Sicily and Abruzzo cuisine blends.
https://www.route5.co.uk/


Padrino

7-9 Shorefield Road, Westcliff-on-Sea. SS0 7RH
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian/Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

Padrino is a fully licensed traditional Italian restaurant boasting a picturesque view of the Seafront within short walking distance from the Cliffs Pavilion.
http://www.padrinosouthend.co.uk/

 

 

Traditional & British Restaurants in Essex


There are a wealth of traditional & British restaurants and pubs in Essex. Below we have taken a look at some of the most popular


Magic Mushroom

Barleylands Road, Billericay. CM11 2UD
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Offering first class food from a contemporary menu with a traditional influence, freshly cooked and served in a relaxed atmosphere.
https://www.magicmushroomrestaurant.co.uk/


The Leather Bottle

The Green, Blackmore. CM4 0RT
British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan ans Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

With everything you would expect from a traditional pub we source all the finest local produce cooked fresh on the premises by our team of talented young chefs, including delicious imaginative homemade starters and deserts.


The Yachtsmans Arms

35 Waterside, Brightlingsea. CO7 0AZ
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly and Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

A traditional, friendly waterside pub serving a great range of cask ales and lagers. Fresh homemade food served Wednesday to Saturday 12pm -8.30pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm.
https://www.facebook.com/theyachtsmansarms/menu/


The Labworth Restaurant

Furtherwick Road, Canvey Island. SS8 7DW
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Built in the 1930’s, this unique grade 2 listed building was designed and built by ove arup, who subsequently had connections with the construction of the sydney opera house.
The panoramic views of the Thames Estuary are unique and uninterrupted from this vantage point. the restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes with a real passion for food and flavours at realistic prices using prime ingredients.
http://www.thelabworth.com/


The Swan

The Street, Chappel. CO6 2DD
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

The Swan Inn Chappel is surrounded by beautiful countryside, under the constant gaze of the striking viaduct.
https://www.swaninn-chappel.com/


Samphire Restaurant

County Hotel, 29 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford. CM1 2PZ
International, British, Vegetarian Friendly

If you are looking for a romantic dinner date, private meal for family and friends or a scrumptious Sunday roast, look no further. Awarded a red rosette for creative cuisine, Samphire Restaurant invites you to enjoy the flavours, aromas and textures inspired by our innovative Head Chef.


Daveys

23 Pallister Road, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1PQ
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Home made fresh food with plenty on the menu to suit every one’s tastes.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daveys-Restaurant/154388014590980


West Street Vineyard

West Street, Coggeshall. CO6 1NS
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

West Street Vineyard is the place to try and sample wines from not only the Vineyard in West Street but from right across the country.
http://www.weststreetvineyard.co.uk/


Balkerne & Colne Restaurants

Sheepen Road, Colchester. CO3 3LL
British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Located in our Colchester campus, CH&FS (The Centre for Hospitality and Food Studies) offers guests the opportunity to dine in either of our two restaurants – the Balkerne Restaurant and the Colne Bistro.


Five Bells

7 Mill Lane, Colne Engaine. CO6 2HY
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Dog Friendly

Welcome to the Five Bells Public House a pub and restaurant that stands proudly looking over the stunning view of the Colne Valley in the pretty village of Colne Engaine on the Essex & Suffolk border.
The menu is carefully created to include modern, exciting dishes along with delicious traditional pub food such as fish & chips and homemade pies.
https://www.fivebells.net/


The Bull

Church Road, Corringham. SS17 9AT
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

The Bull is a friendly traditional pub which serves Homemade cooked foods and real ale. Come and visit us for a drink and a meal at our popular public house in Corringham.
With a rich history our long-established pub and restaurant is in a great location allowing you to relax inside or outside, in our beer garden.
https://www.bull-pub.co.uk/


Le Talbooth

Gun Hill, Dedham. CO7 6HP
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Le Talbooth riverside restaurant is all about great food, great service and the great location. We’re certain you’ll love it and want to return with anyone that did not join you on your first visit.
The restaurant, terrace and lawn hug the banks of the River Stour – perfectly located and creating an artist’s backdrop for lunch or dinner.
Click here to view.


The Marlborough Head

Mill Lane, Dedham. CO7 6DH
British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

Tucked away in glorious Constable Country this 16th century building was once a clearing house for local wool merchants. The Marlborough offers a variety of seating, with open fires, beautifully carved beams and cosy seating for the colder months. Outside there is seating for 200 on with a large patio and beer garden.
themarlboroughdedham.co.uk


The Anchor

Runsell Green, Danbury. CM3 4QZ
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

The Anchor in Danbury is the epitome of an English Country Inn, boasting beautiful traditional beams, quaint shining brass and a warm welcoming atmosphere which has made this pub a firm favourite for many years.
https://www.theanchordanbury.co.uk/index


The Restaurant at Pontlands Park

Pontlands Park, West Hanningfield Road, Great Baddow. CM2 8HR
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

The Menu at Pontlands Park offers something for everyone, whether you are staying at the hotel, just want to drop in for a coffee or to enjoy lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.
pontlandsparkhotel.co.uk/eatanddrink/


The Creek

Flag Hill, Great Bentley. CO7 8RE
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

The Creek is an award-winning family run restaurant & bar set in a beautiful Grade ll listed building in Great Bentley, Colchester.
https://www.thecreekgreatbentley.co.uk/


The Court House

Harwich Road, Great Bromley. CO7 7JG
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

A warm welcome awaits you at this beautifully refurbished, family run 17th century inn offering finely kept real ales, crafted lagers, wines, spirits and soft drinks. Serving quality home cooked food daily, plus our very popular traditional Sunday lunches.
http://bromleycourthouse.co.uk/


The John Barleycorn

Thresher Bush, Harlow. CM17 0NS
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Located just a short drive from Harlow Town Centre in the village of Threshers Bush. We Specialise in excellent service and a warm friendly atmosphere.
https://www.thejohnbarleycorn.co.uk/


The New Bell Inn

Outpart Eastward, Harwich. CO12 3EN
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

Welcome to the New Bell Inn, a traditional pub in Historic Harwich.
http://www.thenewbell.co.uk/


The Bell Inn

High Road, Horndon-on-the-Hill. SS17 8LD
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

The Bell Inn is a 15th Century Coaching Inn. The two busy bars have the warm, friendly atmosphere of a ‘proper’ pub. There’s an open fire, numerous ales on hand pump and a carefully curated wine by the glass list. In the Bell restaurant, the menu changes daily, using seasonal and local produce where possible.
bell-inn.co.uk


The Star Inn

45 High Street, Ingatestone. CM4 9DU
British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

We are located in the pretty village of Ingatestone in the High Street next to the church and opposite Pellinis Boutique.
https://www.thestarinningatestone.co.uk/


The Red Dog

Kelvedon Road, Inworth. CO5 9SP
Café, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

Whether you’re after a full English breakfast, a finely cut rib-eye steak, freshly prepared salad or homemade desserts washed down with the best coffee around, The Red Dog is the place to be.
Your dog is very welcome in our bar area and on our terrace, although we do request that your dog is well behaved and remains on a lead. We also provide dog bowls with plenty of water.
thereddog.co.uk


The Angel

St Mary’s Square, Kelvedon. CO5 9AN
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

A Family run Pub in the heart of Kelvedon Village. Fresh homemade food served daily and a wide variety of food and drink available for all occasions.
https://www.theangelkelvedon.com/


The Acorn Pie and Mash

11-13 Leigh Hill, Leigh on Sea. SS9 2GD
Café, British, Deli, Vegan

Our goal at The Acorn is to make the best pies and jacket potatoes you have ever had. We know how to do this, too…with fresh, wholesome ingredients and lots of TLC. All of our food is 100% vegan… naturally
http://www.acornpieandmash.co.uk/


Queen Victoria

Spital Road, Maldon. CM9 6ED
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Victorian pub dates back to the mid 1800’s. Home of cask Ales complimented by traditional home cooked foods.
https://www.queenvictoriamaldon.co.uk/


The Old Crown

Lodge Road, Messing. CO5 9TU
Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

Come along and try our frequently changing A la Carte Menu from Monday to Saturday or our delicious set menu on a Sunday.
We also stay open for coffees and drinks during the day so that you can relax and socialise whatever the occasion.
oldcrownmessing.co.uk


Fleur De Lys

High Street, Widdington, Saffron Walden
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Dog Friendly

A little country pub in the heart of the Essex Countryside.
In addition to the menu we will have a selection of specials on the chalkboard. Where our menu covers the classic pub dishes our customers have come to enjoy as a staple, specials allow the Fleur chef to offer a variety of flavours and ingresdients. Dog friendly.
https://thefleurdelys.co.uk/


Maxwells

11 Queens Road, Southend-on-Sea. SS1 1LT
Café, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Our aim is to provide fresh food at a fantastic price……pop in for a coffee or meet friends for lunch. Choose from our wide range of options, freshly prepared to order whilst you relax in our comfortable air conditioned 40-seater restaurant.
http://maxwells-southend.com/


The Rose and Crown

31 Bentfield Green, Stansted Mountfitchet. CM24 8HX
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

We offer a traditional pub menu of home-made dishes, created using good quality local ingredients. Our diverse menu has something for everyone, including tasty vegetarian dishes and many gluten-free options.
https://www.roseandcrownstansted.co.uk/


The Woodbine Inn

Honey Lane, Waltham Abbey. EN9 3QT
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gulten Free Options, Dog Friendly

We’re keeping the tradition of the English pub alive with every pint we pour. The moment you walk through our door, you’ll think that you’ve just been transported back to a better, simpler time.
http://www.thewoodbine.co.uk/


Oliver’s On The Beach

Western Esplanade, Westcliff-on-Sea.
British, Café, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options, Dog Friendly

A friendly, family run café which provides beautiful views of Southend Estuary – even in the Winter months.
We aim to provide seasonal homemade food for all our customers to enjoy and we don’t take reservations, so all walk-in customers are welcome!
https://www.facebook.com/OliversontheBeach/


 

 

Seafood Restaurants in Essex


With a range of seafood restaurants in Essex to choose from – use our guide below to find exactly what you’re looking for


The Little Seafood Bar

Unit 2, Pond Lane, Hatfield Heath. CM22 7AB
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options

Fresh, hot and cold seafood, brick lane beigels and much more.
https://www.facebook.com/littleseafoodbar


Smiths of Ongar

Fyfield road, High Ongar. CM5 0AL
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Smiths of Ongar boasts an extensive menu of fresh fish that we offer to cook in a variety of ways to suit every palate. We also offer locally sourced meat dishes to accommodate those who prefer their food terra firma.
smithsrestaurants.com


Dante’s

The Kings Head Centre, 38 High Street, Maldon. CM9 5PN
Seafood, British, Italian, European, Contemporary

A 16th century listed former pub on Maldon High Street. Named after their young son, Charlotte and Mario founded Dante’s to bring delicious fresh fish and seafood to Maldon. At Dante’s you will find modern British cooking – thoughtful, precise and elegant food in a relaxed and informal setting.
dantesbrasserie.co.uk


The Oyster Smack Inn

112 Station Road, Burnham-on-Crouch. CM0 8HR
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

We are charming restaurant and hotel situated in the heart of Burnham-on-Crouch.
A combination of delicious food, great atmosphere and service with comfortable accommodation make both dining and staying at The Oyster Smack a lovely experience for anyone. We go that little extra to make each customer’s time with us unique.
https://www.theoystersmackinn.co.uk/


Mehalah’s Restaurant

East Mersea Road, East Mersea. CO5 8TQ
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Mehalah’s is the charming seafood, fish and game restaurant situated away from the crowds on the east side of Mersea Island. The perfect setting for leisurely lunches, Mehalah’s serves some of the finest produce Mersea has to offer.
http://www.mehalahs.co.uk/


 

 

Mediterranean Restaurants in Essex

 

Avenue Bistro

145 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-on-Sea. CO13 9AH
Mediterranean, European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Avenue Bistro, set in the heart of Frinton-On-Sea, reflects the spirit of the village life whilst providing a relaxed and sophisticated environment in which to enjoy a family meal. Avenue Bistro is perfect for summer dining with a large outdoor terrace perfect for watching the world go by.
avenuebistro.co.uk


Marco’s Spanish Tapas Restaurant & Wine Bar

30 Eastwood Road, Rayleigh. SS6 7JQ
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Visit the South East’s most established traditional Spanish Tapas Restaurant & Wine Bar, and enjoy a diverse selection of freshly prepared tapas dishes, accompanied by a wide range of award-winning wines, beers & spirits
http://www.marcosbar.co.uk/


Skewer House

64-66 West Street, Rochford. SS4 1AJ
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

The Skewer House is a family owned restaurant situated in the historic town of Rochford in Essex. We specialise in the traditional Portuguese dish Espetada. The Espetada is a typical dish made from beef skewered onto a bay leaf stick cooked over hot coals or wood chips.
https://www.skewerhouserochford.com/


Aspera Restaurant

130 London Road, Benfleet. SS7 5SQ
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern

Aspera offers you the warmest Mediterranean welcome since 2016. We want you to feel at home with us, take your time to enjoy the finest Mediterranean-style cuisines cooked freshly using locally sourced ingredients.
http://asperarestaurant.com/


47 The Street

47 The Street, Braintree. CM77 6RU
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Our chefs have sourced the very best fresh seasonal ingredients from top local producers to create a menu that we hope will delight you. Our Head Chef and the Kitchen team work hard to ensure our menus are varied and interesting for all our clients. Our menus as well as our daily specials take full advantage of the local, seasonal produce available throughout the year and are accompanied by a wide selection of wines, beers and spirits for you to choose from.
47thestreet.com


Douro Valley

84 Furtherwick Road, Canvey Island. SS8 7AJ
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

We serve a range of traditional Portuguese dishes including piri piri chicken, sea food rice, bacalhau (salted cod) and fried pork with clams, giving you a true experience of Portuguese cuisine.
Not only do we offer Portuguese dishes, but we also have a range of char-grilled steaks, grilled meat, and grilled fish, paellas and tapas dishes.
dourovalley.co.uk


 

 

Other Great Restaurants in Essex


From vegan restaurants in Essex to Mexican cuisine – browse our range of ‘other’ cuisine types in Essex below


El Guaca Mexican Grill

2 Marine Parade West, Clacton-on-Sea. CO15 1RH
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

Our team are dedicated to the vibrancy, authenticity and quality of our diner’s experience. We put you and your table first, you are the centre of our attention and we strive to deliver the very best we can every time you dine with us.
elguaca.co.uk


Ranfield’s Brasserie

4-6 Stoneham Street, Coggeshall. CO6 1TT
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options.

Whoever you choose to come with, you’re guaranteed a perfect meal at Ranfield’s.
https://ranfieldsbrasserie.co.uk/


Bellpais

7 Centurian House, St John’s Street, Colchester. CO2 7AH
Steakhouse, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Famous for our generous portions of highest quality cuisine, we offer a selection of traditional Greek & Cypriot dishes together with a range of continental starters, main course and fish, all of which are home cooked by our chef’s.
http://www.bella-pais.co.uk/


Haywards Restaurant

111 Bell Common, Epping. CM16 4DZ
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

An exquisite fine dining restaurant located on the outskirts of the charming market town of Epping and the beautiful Epping Forest. Haywards offers modern European cuisine across a range of menus – the great value set lunch menu available Thursday to Saturday lunchtimes, the varied a la carte menu available for lunch and dinner Wednesday through to Sunday (including the special ‘roast style dish’ on a Sunday),
haywardsrestaurant.co.uk


Turkish Kitchinn

42 Spa Road, Hockley. SS5 4PH
Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free Options

All our food is freshly prepared and home cooked so the serving time may take a little longer, but the taste and authenticity will not disappoint you.
turkishkitchinn.com/menus


The Oak Tree

75 Leigh Road, Leigh-on-Sea. SS9 1JN
Vegetarian, Vegan

The OakTree is fully licensed and can seat up to 60 customers inside and 20 in our beautiful rear garden.
We are proudly a fully vegan restaurant…. even down to the drinks we sell!
http://www.oaktreebistro.co.uk/


Cubanos Café Bistro

195 Elmsleigh Drive, Leigh-on-Sea. SS9 4JH
British, Cuban, Café, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options

Cubanos Licensed Café and Bistro is located in the beautiful area of Essex in the heart of Leigh on Sea. Open throughout the year, we make all of our own food, serving breakfast, lunches, tapas and evening meals as well as a wide selection of cakes and desserts.
http://www.cubanosleighonsea.co.uk/


The Green Man

Green Man Lane, Little Braxted. CM8 3LB
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Diner, British, Dog Friendly

We offer real ales, fine wines and traditional country fayre. We welcome, walkers, cyclists, families and dog walkers alike. We are very pleased to be able to cater for large groups, parties and events, however please contact us in advance to book your table.
http://www.greenmanlittlebraxted.co.uk/


The Grizzly Vegan

170 London Road, Southend-on-Sea
Vegan

Freshly cooked Vegan Food
Open Friday 5pm to 10pm and Saturday/Sunday 10am to 4pm
thegrizzlyvegan.com


The Olive Branch

1a Station Road, Wivenhoe. CO7 9DH
Syrian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free Options

The Olive Branch is a Syrian Café. A tempting selection of vegetarian, mainly vegan, food is available. We have delicious soft drinks and traditional teas and you are welcome to bring your own booze to enjoy with your meal.
theolivebranchwivenhoe.co.uk

 

 

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