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O Picado

403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
+44 1702 300540
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (42 reviews)
“meat skewers” (7 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great visit here last Saturday evening. It was busy but not too packed. Service was quick and friendly and there was a nice cosy, relaxed atmosphere. My wife had chicken noodle soup for her starter and I had king prawns in lemon...More

Thank Jon L
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your highly valued custom and very appreciated review. See you soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here many times for a pre-theatre meal and it has been great, hence booking a table for a group this evening, however, our table was booked for 6pm but we didn't get our mains until gone 7pm, this is not acceptable when...More

Thank 25Silver
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Been here about 4 times now.this was the last visit for me.its become desperate. Nothing seems inventive or new.I’m pushing my fork around the same ole food with the same ole taste.the microwaves come in handy to keep food piping hot.i ordered a tea.served with...More

Thank Q3611RTkeving
Reviewed 12 March 2018

My Mother and I were attending the theatre and looking for somewhere to quickly grab some dinner. As we walked down towards the theatre we passed many indian & chinese restaurants as well as a turkish. All looked nice but I was hoping for something...More

4  Thank FoodLover07800
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Family lunch for Mother’s Day, great ambiance, delicious food and excellent service. Highly recommend.

1  Thank BernieM140
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Had a very rushed meal due to attending a local theatre but will rush back as the meal and service was superb.Had the meat and bean stew very tasty and can’t wait to go back

1  Thank g0lden0ldie
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

First visit and will definitely be going back. The waiter could not have been more helpful and friendly. Offering to go through the menu and recommending a beer that we hadn’t tried before. Lovely quiet atmosphere. Good value for money and delicious food

1  Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We made our eagerly anticipated second visit to O Picado last night for a pre-theatre dinner. Unfortunately horrendous traffic on our journey meant we only had 40 minutes to order and eat. The gentleman serving us could not have been more accommodating and sped our...More

1  Thank Helen R
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you so much for your valued custom and very apreciated review witch made our gentleman very proud and happy :) see you again :)

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful food Every dish was cooked to perfection The staff are brilliant The fish with fried banana was tasty Not at all pricey Perfect for pre dinner before theatre

1  Thank kellyperrey
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you so much for your valued custom and appreciated review wich I have shared with all the staff , a big thank you from all of us at opicado.:)hope seeing you soon.

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Booked for a show at nearby theatre & was looking for a place to eat first ... how lucky were we.......... walked past this restaurant among a lot of others but chose it !! ... Lovely place, felt like we were on holiday, yummy food,...More

Thank elaine p
fatima46, Manager at O Picado, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thank you so much for your valued custom and review. Look forward to see you soon :)

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Questions & Answers
10 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Hugo R | Reviewed this property |
yes you can they have had few weddings there also baptism, birthday parties so yes you can
7 March 2016|
Response from fatima46 | Property representative |
Hi Shaun I don't know what's the problem coz I have answered you email saying yes we are open and confirmed your booking. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 300540
  • E-mail
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