Food by John Lawson

92 Leigh Road, Leigh-on-sea, United Kingdom, SS9 1BU
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Opening Information

Thursday
12pm - 2:30pm / 6pm - 9:30pm

Friday
12pm - 2:30pm / 6pm - 9:30pm

Saturday
12pm - 3pm / 5pm - 10pm

Sunday
1pm - 5pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
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About Food by John Lawson

Our dishes are inspired by the seasons using only the best produce, grown as close to the restaurant door as possible. We are a no menu restaurant, the set four courses we serve can change daily depending on the delivery from our local farmers and fishermen. All food is cooked with health in mind, John only uses ingredients and techniques that are good for your health.

We offer a specially selected menu of organic wines and beverages with the option of having them matched to complement the food

All dietary requirements will be catered for just inform us upon booking.
Please note our kitchen uses nuts and nut milks so there may be traces of nuts.
Due to our small restaurant we do not have facilities for pushchairs or wheelchairs.

Cuisine: British, Locally Sourced
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

We had a lovely evening. A very special treat before the 2nd lockdown. Service and food were fantastic. Thank you and look forward to seeing you all again in December

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

Fabulous restaurant fabulous food & excellent staff highly recommended

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 November 2020

As always great food, service & ambiance See you again soon guys, stay safe

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Excellent as always, thanks john & the team @ food by John Lawson

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Fabulous as usual. Always great!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Been a few times now and totally satisfied each time, can’t wait to revisit! Wishing you all well for round 2 of lockdown and look forward to booking again ASAP!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

We always feel very looked after and the food is always gorgeous!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Second time here for the Saturday 6 course tasting menu... absolutely delicious!! Love it here great atmosphere staff all lovely and food superb.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

The new menu and wine pairings were amazing. We’ll be back again soon guys

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Fantastic seafood tapas...good value Its becoming a good habit on a saturday

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Amazing food! So very lucky to have such a gorgeous local restaurant.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

Heard so much about the restaurant and was very excited about going. We had an amazing meal and evening (wow the 3 hours went very quick). We had the wine pairing and really enjoyed that experience too. Lovely, friendly and helpful staff too. Also liked the idea that everyone in the restaurant was having the same meal and experoence at the same time. Thanks everyone.

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Visited On Friday, 30 October 2020

A locally sourced fantastic lunch. Amazing tastes. Loved the mussels and the “ mushroom bolognese”. Would definitely recommend and look forward to trying the seafood taster menu.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Hi There, Thank you for a really lovely evening last Saturday for the 6 course tasting menu. We opted in for the wine pairing too and it was a great addition. Both the food and service were brilliant. Myself and my wife loved the atmosphere in the restaurant, we thought it was a great change of setting knowing that everyone in the restaurant were experiencing the same dishes / menu and we were all present from the start of the evening to the end of the evening. Many thanks, R Taylor

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Visited On Sunday, 25 October 2020

We had a fabulous lunch. There is nothing to fault this place and everything to recommend it from the warm greeting at the door, the delightfully attentive staff and the delicious food. We will be back very soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Incredible food , using organic and local ingredients. We all came away knowing we had eaten delicious produce . Definitely recommend and can’t wait to return .

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Loved every aspect & will definitely be back soon

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

My wife and I have enjoyed a number of evening at John’s restaurant. This 6 course taster menu was excellent, a real treat of an evening. Thanks again. David

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Visited On Friday, 23 October 2020

Fantastic as always

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

As always, our trip to John Lawson was perfect! Delicious food in just-right portions, lovely staff, lovely wine, relaxed atmosphere. This time there was the added bonus of finding out about some British wines and the guy who spoke about them really had done his research, and helpfully informed us that we can buy them locally, and support another local business. John Lawson is our favourite local restaurant and we're lucky to have it on our doorstep. Keep up the good work :)

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Visited On Thursday, 08 October 2020

Amazing service, fantastic, warm and friendly staff! Beautiful food! We love this place! Highly recommended.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 October 2020

Another amazing Sunday lunch with friends and looking forward to our next visit in November!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

Took my gf here for a late lunch on Saturday, really lovely fresh seafood tapas and fantastic value for money. Restaurant is decorated really nicely which creates a nice atmosphere. Waitress was also lovely, really friendly and made us feel very welcome - would recommend to anyone

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Visited On Sunday, 18 October 2020

We enjoyed our sunday lunch treat. As usual the menu was inventive, exciting and extremely tastey. We know we will be coming back at our next opportunity. :)

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