Coco is bringing Southend a little bit more flavour, with regular cabaret, burlesque, variety and live music every weekend. It's plush decor, private booths, VIP area and delicious selection of food offerings make it a great spot for any occasion.
Bars in Essex
There's a reason the Essex bar scene is all over tellie. Whether you're after an afternoon sesh with a few mates, or a jaegerbomb-fuelled night of deep house shape-throwing, bars in Essex can cater to all. From the famous Sugar Hut, to the intimate-and-alternative Twisters, the best bars in Essex come in all shapes and sizes - pretty much like everyone in the county.
Saturdays at this Maldon High Street boozer mean one thing: bottomless brunch. With bottomless mimosas, bloody marys and hot drinks on the menu alongside mouth-watering mains and a fabulous selection of games to play for just £20, this is a steal.
Puttshack is venturing out from the capital and straight into Lakeside, bringing high-tech playing, crazy courses and a bar full of booze with it. Swing on by with your mates and experience one cracking day of golfiong action.
Whenever you want to party, Rendezvous Casino is open for business. The 24-hour spot has everything from 2-4-1 happy hours through to match screenings. There's also lessons on how to play the table games, along with tribute artists over the weekend.
Gathering some of the country's best street food traders under one roof, The Hall is Lakeside's eclectic drinking and dining spot. Expect everything from bao buns and fried chicken to pizza and burgers, all topped off with beers and a dedicated dessert bar.
Looking for a friendly restaurant bar in Southend? The Townhouse Bar and Kitchen is the perfect place to quench your cocktail cravings and satiate your stomach rumblings whilst out in town. Pop into this modern-yet-classic venue for some gastro-inspired grub and some expertly-mixed tipples.
Much like its unpretentious name, Harry's is a one of the most laid-back bars in Essex. Head down for an afternoon of al fresco fraternising in Harry's chilled-out outdoor area. With a glass of wine in hand, intermingle with an after-work crowd and let loose after a long week. Harry's '25 and over' policy (for those simply here to drink) brings about a noticeably mature and pleasant ambience.
Reids might be best known for its raucous late night activities come the weekend, this bar in Billericay offers a great atmosphere all through the day. With a solid wine menu made all the better with great cocktails, spirits and an outside space to lounge around in, there's all the reason to spend all day here.