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 Sunday, 19 January 2020

My experience at John Lawson was a great day out with friends. The food was lovely, the service was very friendly and professional and all round great value for money. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Loved the experience for a special treat.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

So happy I found this restaurant everything is excellent & inexpensive

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

A truly memorable wedding anniversary. Service was faultless and the food an drink incredible. Cannot wait to try the next season's menu and will bring friends!

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

This was our second visit to Food by John Lawson and loved it as much as the first! We went for the Sunday lunch, the food, service and free flowing cava was excellent. Looking forward to our next visit!

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Excellent dining experience with superb service. I love that Food is offering a creative, unique menu that focuses on providing high quality dining with the flavours and presentation, whilst also considering the health concerns of almost everyone naturally, as well as supporting loc producers. Showing that it is possible to eat well, consciously. Looking forward to returning again already.

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Great food and excellent service

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 December 2019

I took my partner here for ha birthday and we had an amazing experiences, customer service was exceptional and food was great and really good quality. We will be recommendimg John Lawson to friends and will be back with friends in March. As good as any high quality restaurant in London

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

The food and atmosphere was lovely, whilst a bit pricy, you pay for the very very good food, the friendly staff and great atmosphere. I'd only heard of this place by looking for places to eat, and wasnt dissapointed. 10/10 would definately recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Loved the whole experience. We think of meals as an event, this certainly lived up to that. Thank you for acknowledging my birthday, appreciated. Friendly welcome into the atmospheric rustic dining room. Loved the information & explanation about each course and each of the wines - excellent selections too. As for the food - lovely. From the first course the flavours build, so that each one has its own identity without being overpowered by the previous course. Particularly liked the squid bolognese and the venison, but all was memorable, starter, nibbles, and dessert too. Rarely give five stars for everything, but credit where it's due, would give six to some things ! Thank you all, look forward to returning in the new year. Merry Christmas, Trevor & Jo

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

A real experience. You have to try it!

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Visited On Saturday, 21 December 2019

Three of us - including 91-year-old mother - enjoyed a delicious fish and chips lunch with bread-and-butter pudding for dessert. We will definitely be back. Thank you

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Absolutely brilliant, what you’re paying for is absolutely every morsel made from scratch with extremely high quality and full on tasty ingredients. OMG their bread and cultured cashew butter is out of this world!! There is literally nowhere within a 40mile radius like this, it’s completely unique, I’d happily dine here every time I go out for a meal 😀 cannot recommend this place enough! If you’re a foodie and want an amazing meal out, you have to try this place!

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Visited On Thursday, 19 December 2019

Lovely food. Great service. Great concept. Nice to have in Leigh.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

The waiting staff are knowledgeable, courteous and friendly. I was impressed that they remembered one of the party was driving and did not offer wine but pointed out the soft drinks on offer.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 December 2019

Yet again, an amazing evening at Food. Wonderful staff and great atmosphere, I almost forgot we were in a restaurant and stayed for 4 hours! Brilliant food as always and grateful for somewhere in Leigh serving seasonal, organic vegan food.

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Visited On Sunday, 15 December 2019

Always a pleasure to eat at your restaurant

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Visited On Saturday, 14 December 2019

Lovely!

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

This was pretty close to a perfect dining experience. Atmosphere, friendly, patient and knowledgeable staff, outstanding food and wine. My only request would be the option between different length taster menus. 4 courses wasn’t quite enough, in my opinion.

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Visited On Thursday, 12 December 2019

wow loved your whole ethos about food from start to finish.Be back soon

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Visited On Thursday, 12 December 2019

We went to a 'free flowing Thursday' recently and had a most enjoyable evening - beautifully presented food and flavours, excellent service, pleasant ambiance. Probably not a place to go if you are very hungry as portions are small but if is more about the flavours and preparation of the food than quantity. Unlimited cava was served unstintingly throughout the evening which made it excellent value. I shall most definitely be paying a return visit!

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Great food and service a real gem ! See you again soon

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Excellent service and food quality. Everyone very knowledgeable about the food, which is sourced locally. Definitely recommend and we will be returning.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

A stand out option if ever in that direction

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Visited On Thursday, 21 November 2019

The whole experience was enjoyable from start the finish. The food was beautiful and the waiters seemed genuinely enthusiastic about the food they were serving. We got more and more excited as each course came out. A really unique and special experience.

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