Southend Essentials – Your One Page Guide

Visiting Southend-on-Sea? Here’s a one-page of vital info to bring with you!

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Things to do:

High Street Shopping and food. Two shopping centres Postcode: SS1 1JG. Map: 3
Adventure Island Theme Park. Free admission. Times vary. 01702 443400 Postcode: SS1 1EE. Map: 5
Seafront & Pier Beach, arcades & 1.3 mile pier with train. Pier: 01702 215620 Postcode: SS1 1EE. Map: 5
Kursaal Bowling Open 11am to 11pm (10am-12am Sat). 0843 290 8926
Postcode: SS1 2WW. Map: 6
Sealife Centre Adults £10, Kids £7. Closing varies from 5-8pm. 01702 442211
Postcode: SS1 2ER. Map: 6

Trains and Taxis:

Southend Central (to/from London Liverpool St). Last train to London: 11:15pm (11:20pm Sat, 10:44pm Sun)
Southend Victoria (to/from London Fenchurch St). Last train to London: 11:06pm (10:52pm Sun)


National Rail Timetable: 0845 748 4950

Local Taxi: 01702 345678 or 01702 334455

Food, Pubs, Bars and Clubs:

FOOD Essentials Map
Fast Food McDonalds, KFC and Burger King on High St. (Map: 3)
Late Night Burgers / Kebabs: Nino’s on Alexandra Rd (Map: 4)
Medium-price Chicken: Nandos (Map: 7)
American/Italian: Frankie & Bennies: (Map: 1)
Curry: Tiffins – Eastern Esplanade (Map:6)
Curry: Anima Tandoori, Clifftown Rd – 2 mins West of Central Stn Map 9)
Chinese: Pearl Dragon- Eastern Esplanade (Map:6)
Chinese: New Dragon (Opp Central Stn. Map 9)
Italian: Ask (Map 7) or Pizza Express (Map: 1)
More pricey Park Inn Palace Bar & Grill (Map: 8)
Toulouse Rest. 01702-333731. SS0 7QY (1 mile West on Seafront)
Last Post Large pub close to Central Station. Open till 11pm (Map: 3)
Varsity Trendy. Next to Mayhem Club off High St. (Map: 3)
Sunrooms Open Late. Quirky, tucked away off Alexandra St (Map: 4)
The Alex Cheap student pub on Alexandra Rd (Map:4)
Mayhem Mon, Fri & Sat. Just off High St. 01702-445630 (Map: 1)
Element Fri & Sat. Alexandra St Just off High St. 01702 390403 (Map:4)
Talk Thr, Fri & Sat. Lucy Rd. 01702-600600. Postcode SS1 2AU (Map: 2)

Hotels in Southend:

Travelodge Chichester Rd, next to Mayhem. £42+ a night. 0871 984 6247 Postcode: SS1 2JY. Map: 3
Park Inn Palace Opened 2010. Overlooks Pier. £80+ a night. 01702-455100 Postcode: SS1 2AL. Map: 8
Westcliff Hotel Older hotel close to Cliffs Pavilion. £70+ a night. 10 mins west of High Street. 01702 345247 Postcode: SS0 7QW
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Information correct as of  July 2016. May be subject to alteration.

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