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The Temple Cafe

815 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 9SY, England
+44 1702 808760
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good11%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 am - 5:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
815 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 9SY, England
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Nice little cafe , good quality food and sandwiches , only down side we notice a lot of people waiting quite some time for there orders , setting no the best on the side of busy main road but a nice sun trap frontage, enjoyed...More

1  Thank Keith A
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love going to this beautiful cafe! The staff are so lovely and go out of their way to meet your requirements! I've also been to meditation in the Temple and it is one of the best meditation classes I've been too, the teacher...More

Thank Ashleigh F
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I visited the Temple cafe with my daughter after a trip to the park and had such a nice experience. We had cake and a coffee, service was impeccable. The milk had gone off for my latte and the owner made a new one straight...More

Thank anneliseharding
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Nice little place but open to the elements on a busy main road. Wanted the soup but not on in the summer. Jacket potatoes are microwaved not oven cooked so passed on that. Ordered a soya latte but they had no soya milk and no...More

Thank M0ntg0mery28
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Have eaten mostly breakfast here many times, always good and the service is great. Will keep going back.

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Had purchased a present on Groupon for Afternoon Tea, you have to book 24 hrs in advance. One vegetarian and one vegan tea were provided. Nice venue, with quirky china. There isn't a lot of room inside, however, a high chair was provided, upon request....More

Thank beaniebaby2012
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Staff friendly, I asked for King prawns and advocado salad. Husband asked for tuna toasty. We waited and waited, no apology for our wait. Seems they had run out of salad leaves. The salad eventually came, salad leaves from a packet,little bit of cucumber and...More

Thank CheeseyEssex
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My friend and I thought we would try this quirky tearoom for lunch Whilst it is Buddha themed, the waitress/Owner ? hasn't adopted the Buddhist principle i.e. peace and love She seemed to have quite an attitude Food OK price on the high side, wouldn't...More

1  Thank rizbac
Joeykins37a, . at The Temple Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit. Unfortunately we were super busy on Sunday what with our big birthday party of 10 for afternoon tea plus all the tables taken including yours, which meant you had to wait 10 minutes for your jacket potatoes...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

After unsuccessfully finding breakfast one cold, bank holiday morning and then happening upon a parking space just around the corner, I am happy to say this little comfort zone of a cafés open with happy friendly staff. I had a breakfast in pitta I think...More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Although this cafe is on a busy road you quickly forget it. The staff were friendly and helpful, the food was delicious and as a vegetarian I was happy with my choices. I will certainly be going back, there are more dishes to try and...More

Thank Julie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 9SY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 808760
  • E-mail
"Food For the Soul". We aim to nurture all our customers by serving up delicious homemade food - soups, sandwiches, salads, pretty cakes & good quality coffee and tea. Many vegan & vegetarian options available. We have a beautiful outside decked garden where you can sit under the parasols with the flowers or choose inside where we have a home from home setting with comfy sofas and coffee tables. We welcome mums and babies and have full changing facilities. Dog owners are also welcome to bring their pups onto the decking in the garden area - we provide water and free dog treats.
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