Food by John Lawson

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

Thursday — Saturday
6pm - 11.30pm
Saturday Lunch 12-4pm
Sunday
1pm - 8pm

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
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

The fish and chips were very well cooked and it was nice to have to batter and the bread to be gluten free , The pudding was very small and could have had a piece of pear in it . The service was good . We had a good meal.

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Visited On Thursday, 07 November 2019

Food was superb,service was top class,wine was very drinkable and very reasonable price and the combination of all of these I thought represented good value

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Visited On Thursday, 31 October 2019

Excellent....as always. Our favourite place to eat locally by a country mile. Thank you for your creativity, attention to detail, great hospitality and good value for money.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Was a little disappointed in the food, it was delicious, my only complaint is that we had purple potatoes in the First and second course and the pear in the third, fourth and cheese course - would have been more exciting to have had different ingredients in each course. Wine flight was fab, as were all the servers and the restaurant decor and atmosphere - very well done (just make each course a bit different from the previous one!!)

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

Great food, staff very friendly, a really comfortable atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

We had a lovely fish and chips lunch all the food was really tasty and service was veey good will most certainly be back in the future

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Always fantastic.

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Wonderful experience thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 31 October 2019

My favourite restaurant locally, the food is always amazing

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Visited On Thursday, 24 October 2019

The plant based tasting menu was awesome! A variety of plates from nibbles, starters, mains and dessert of the most creative and delicious flavours. The staff were wonderful; a friendly greeting; so knowledgable about the menu and always with a smile. The atmosphere was lovely. It’s small and cosy, but doesn’t feel cramped. We went with another couple, but would happily go for a romantic dinner or with a group of friends. This was our first visit to Food by John Lawson and we will definitely be going again! Thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

Delicious food, great service. We’ll definitely be back!

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

Amazing food atmosphere and service as always. Thank you John Lawson.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

I feel clients should be able to tip on card. We were told that we can only tip staff with cash and didn’t know beforehand so could only tip what we had on us rather than what we wanted to. The service was great n so was the food.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

Absolutely delicious food, beautiful visually and packed with flavour. A real treat and unlike anything else I’ve experienced locally.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 October 2019

Lovely restaurant, great service. Will definitely be going back.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 October 2019

Drinks overpriced. £3.50 for a tonic water is unnecessary

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Visited On Thursday, 24 October 2019

We attended the Vegan evening which we thoroughly enjoyed, the food was absolutely delicious. We are not vegans but after such a delicious meal I will now consider cooking more vegan meals at home. We are looking forward to returning to this restaurant.

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

Wonderful Friday evening. Beautiful food, great wines, we really enjoyed the wine match. Staff are attentive and knowledgeable.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 October 2019

I love coming here. The food is a taste sensation. It's all gluten free which is great as I'm coeliac and being also vegan I love the different ways they cook and present their veg - which is all organic and seasonal. Just heaven.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

We had a fantastic night at John Lawson! Such a special place. We loved all the food and the excitement of trying new things. Service was attentive but unobtrusive. Thank you for a great night!

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Visited On Friday, 18 October 2019

We went with friends who haven't been before. They absolutely loved it too. The food was creative & delicious as always.

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Visited On Friday, 18 October 2019

Food inspiring and every mouthful was delicious. Just amazing. Beautifully balanced meal. Red organic wine very good too. Only restaurant in the area worth going to. John understands all about the nutritional value and creates tasty dishes. Very friendly service and every course described in detail. Wish I had written down too as I cannot remember it in detail. The only thing that it was rather cold and glad I wore a wooly top. Thank you so much.

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

Had a fantastic evening the food was great the staff so friendly will be back again .

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Visited On Sunday, 13 October 2019

The food was, as always, simply delicious and the service faultless. The staff were attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. We love this place. What a treat!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 October 2019

Excellent food, great wine, and walking distance from home....what more could I want?! Have only been for Sunday lunch a few times, work doesn't allow for the midweek menus unfortunately, but it is the nicest roast dinner I've had in a restaurant, and very close to the nicest roast dinner full stop (but there's nothing quite like mums is there?!). We'll keep coming back.

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