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Visited on a Wednesday night and the pub was reasonably busy but only one person behind the bar. I waited patiently and was third in the queue. Two local groups came in and they became more important than me and were served first. No apology...More
A group of us visited on a Sunday afternoon to celebrate my partners birthday with friends.
The staff were very miserable and unhelpful. They all looked very young and asking them to do something and order drinks was too much of a chore. When we...More
If you are looking for a hearty feed, pop in here. Some true menu items for those looking for a big meal! Lots of burgers/ribs/wings options and the portions are very generous. I opted for the rib/wing combo and was very pleased. Good quick friendly...More
What more could you ask from a pub? If you want gourmet food go elsewhere. If you want a beer a great pub food this is your place. Staff are excellent and the food is bloody great. Actually a lot better than a lot of...More
We were a large group of chaps on rugby tour. We had a kitty of over £1000, which we were planning to spend in here. They accepted our business then decided to bar us for no explicable reason. We were boisterous but entertaining, and other...More
I go to The Alex regularly and I have to say they are committed to choice and to keeping the place interesting. Drinks prices are reasonable.
On Fridays and Saturday nights, there never appears to be enough staff, waiting for a drink can take, legitimately,...More
We cycled to Southend from London to meet friends. After the ride, the food at the Alex was perfect. We had burgers (sorry can’t remember the name) but mine was one of the ones on the challenge list. The burgers were just what we were...More
A belated review. Visited late afternoon on a warm 6th August 2017. Nice, friendly and welcoming pub with something of a cool vibe. Didn't have food but others were eating and it smelled and looked good. Enjoyed the open mic session and local artwork display...More
Pub is nice and the food looked really good, but the music was a horrific volume and pretty awful. There were 20+ of us and nobody could have a catch up. Would not recommend on a Saturday if you like your eardrums!
This was after...More