We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Lakes at Stambridge

Stambridge Road, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 2AR, England
+44 1702 258274
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (35 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Stambridge Road, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 2AR, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (101)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of 5 with young children went for breakfast served by Lily who was amazing. Lovely food sausages were ace. We had a great morning a real treat

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank A P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been lucky enough to go here a couple of times this week, for a family function & breakfast. Andy & Amanda run a friendly, professional place with a warm welcome & great food. The food at our function was fresh, tasty and all made...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Rolland_Buttar
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant nestled away is set next to some amazing fishing lakes giving you an amazing view. The food is amazing with very friendly staff. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dean L
Reviewed 31 October 2018

It’s easy to miss the entrance to the restaurant if you are coming from Rochford so care is needed. We went for Sunday breakfast and the place was busy but we managed to get a table. After about 10m the waitress took our drinks and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank SPG1958
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

One of the best breakfasts I have eaten out in a long time! We popped in around 11am for a late brekkie on a Saturday and the restaurant was around half full. We were given a warm welcome by the staff who quickly cleared the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Striving4perfection
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Enjoyed a tasty lunch here with two friends. Lovely clean cafe in a picturesque setting. Nice big car park and the cafe was well set out with plenty of room between tables. My only criticism would be that the menu offers a very limited choice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Liz B
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing view, even more amazing food! Easily the best place to eat in the area, we absolutely love it! There are veggie options and the chef is happy to substitute things if you have allergies or preferences. There can be a wait for your food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ljs876
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Lovely attentive waitress (Lauren), excellent food, lovely cakes. Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LisaB1910
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We went there today for lunch. We arrived at 12 and had a few tables to choose from. Shortly after we arrived it began to get busy as expected. After a 20 minute wait a waitress finally walked over to tell us that orders will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Andy L
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Popped in for an impromptu lunch, ordered two sandwiches and the wait was over an hour. Afterwards, when the waitress asked if we would like a piece of cake, of which we could see on the counter, it took 20 more minutes to be brought...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stickyfingers71
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 hotels
The Rochford Hotel
341 reviews
2.62 km away
Holiday Inn Southend
1,018 reviews
3.72 km away
Skylark Hotel
151 reviews
4.48 km away
Premier Inn Southend Airport Hotel
759 reviews
5.09 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Royal Oak
260 reviews
.29 km away
The Cherry Tree
147 reviews
1.10 km away
The Shepherd and Dog
128 reviews
1.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
Barling Magna Wildlife Reserve
12 reviews
3.00 km away
Clements Hall Leisure Cente
21 reviews
4.65 km away
Discovery Charters
27 reviews
5.18 km away
60 reviews
2.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Liz S
2 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from bluebridge6 | Reviewed this property |
No idea!
Pauline Janet K
25 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from 1xmaturecouple | Reviewed this property |
Wednesday to Sunday.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stambridge Road, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 2AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Rochford
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 258274
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing