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120 Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7SA, England
+44 1702 437963
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7SA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What can I say.? Simply a great night out..food was plentiful and high quality Mediterranean food, tables a little cramped for space but that added to a great atmosphere as did the guitarist/singer..we had a good sing along session, a bit more expensive than I...More

Thank skierpaul
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 40 years in the Catering Industry I was disgusted by the attitude of the staff and management and the quality of the food was not great. I have lived in Southend for 20 years and this was my first visit electing to take my...More

Thank jonfacer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to this place for years, including in its previous incarnation as Candles Inn.Woderful mezze, pleasant service, good musician.......

Thank sophieadams
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family meal enjoyed set menu and the steaks were well cooked No options for children but all the meal were enjoyable Some confusion with the ordering but the food and atmosphere made up for this

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Partner and I went for dinner. Nice venue, friendly service. Entrees and mains - all excellent. The slow cooked shank was a standout. This is an excellent Greek restaurant serving honest food. Limited wine list but what's on offer is reasonable. Will do again.

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 20 August 2017

First time here. Had a very good meal. The T bone is excellent as is the Salmon. Typical Greek food, well prepared and properly cooked, very tasty. Service was very good and the venue nice and clean. I liked the fact that you can see...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit, and the staff were very attentive. Excellent food in generous portions. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, Greek blue decor and spotless napiery!

Thank Lunchtimer
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I last went to this restaurant when it was Candles Inn and enjoyed a lot. Four of us went on a Sunday afternoon were the only ones there in the 2.5 hrs we spent in the restaurant. The service throughout was very good although with...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We always have the Mezes and it's always good! Been here lots of time and the staff are always attentive.

Thank felexo
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to the Akropolis and we really enjoyed it. We all had The Akropolis Meze which is potions of starters, then fish dishes etc 12 courses!!! so much food which was great four adults eating and still the food kept coming....More

Thank j0hnnyp330
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8 April 2016|
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Response from Lesley D | Reviewed this property |
I would say a bit of each. Some Cypriot food. Grilled halloumi, vine leaves, yogurt, but mainly Greek. Very enjoyable. Especially the Meze. Worth the money.
Lindsey M
1 November 2015|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Never been but would assume menu is still similar Greek food
Roger S
28 December 2014|
Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Fair enough
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Station Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 437963
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