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The Alex

Open Now: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Open today: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Fantastic food

If you are looking for a hearty feed, pop in here. Some true menu items for those looking for a big... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
via mobile
Saturday drinks

Went here Saturday to watch the World Cup , it’s a very nice bar with nice outside seating area... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Limerick, Ireland
via mobile
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible18%
17 Jul 2018
“Fantastic food”
9 Jul 2018
“Saturday drinks”
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53 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea SS1 1BW, England
+44 1702 436077
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Sophia M
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Went here Saturday to watch the World Cup , it’s a very nice bar with nice outside seating area. The only downside is service at the bar is so slow.

Thank dgosul
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank stuartpbac
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank TravellerBobble
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Ashley_Edwards_11
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank hmorris2017
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Hodgeheg1
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

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

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