Mon - Fri 06.00 till 09.30
Sat - Sun 06.00 till 10.30
Lunch in restaurant:
Mon - Sat 12.00 till 14.30
Sunday 12.00 till 21.00
Dinner in restaurant:
Mon - Thurs 18.00 till 22.00
Fri & Sat 18.30 till 22.00
Food served in bar:
10.00 till 22.00 every day
- Free WiFi
- Families and Children Welcome
- Private Dining
- Disabled Access
- Awesome View
- Easy Access
- Dietary Needs Catered For
About Holiday Inn Southend, 1935
THE ONLY ROOFTOP RESTAURANT AND BAR IN ESSEX
1935 offers a spectacular dining experience and views to match.
The striking, fully sound-proofed 1935 Rooftop Restaurant and Bar sits atop the five-storey Holiday Inn Southend and takes its name from the year that the airport first opened as a municipal airport for the public.
Not only is this the first rooftop restaurant and bar in Essex, it is also a first for Holiday Inn across the UK. Whilst enjoying dinner & drinks in the evenings or wanting a place for a relaxing Sunday lunch, you will be able to enjoy a plane taking off or landing at the airport.
Due to the high demand on Fridays & Saturday Nights please ensure you have your dinner reservation confirmed even if you are staying with us.
Afternoon Tea is served Monday to Saturday 14.00 - 16.00
Great service and very good food.
I only come here because of the setting/views over the airport. My opinion is The food is average and overpriced .
The food was great & well presented. But service was very slow. 2 course meal for 4 people shouldn't take 2 hours 20 minutes!!
Excellent care and attention. Thank you for making an 18th special
Was told on arrival 12.15 pm that we could only stay till 1pm as they had a function.. 1pm came and the lady was still serving new customers .. asked if we could have another drink and she seemed very confused .. asked her manager and we ended up having lunch as we didn’t have to leave .. was very confusing and not very professional at all .. she clearly didn’t know what she was doing and felt at times she couldn’t understand English too well
Great tasting food and with the 2 for £29 deal it is so affordable. The service was great and timely. I have marked the atmosphere as only 3 stars simply because of the current climate and through no fault of the restaurant. First class and would highly recommend!
Lovely Sunday lunch and very friendly service.
Sunday lunch of the year, superb food, service and atmosphere. Fantastic. Best Sunday lunch of any venue in Southend by far!!
Quite possibly one of the worst restaurants I have ever visited! It took 4hrs from the moment we entered the building to leaving all for a two course meal. The table was dirty upon arrival and we had to ask for it to be cleaned. Had to wait 25 mins for a menu. And then 1.5hrs for our main which was then cold. Lack of staff, in fact couldn’t see a member of staff for at least half an hour! Shocking! Would never recommend and will not be returner!
We will not be coming back we called made reservation we didn’t not know to quote two for 29 to get the offer . We thought you had to just book which we did . The place empty when asking it was refused that offer my self my partner nearly walked out to be honest We spent 50 on a pie and chips, three drinks which is disgusting I have already not recommend to friends when they ask me hat it was like . We were coming come back with mine and my partner family for my mother birthday now have booked elsewhere We saw the offer after seeing the offer thought give a try. Over £50 for a lunch is a rip off
Very nice and great service
Brilliant service for a lovely lunch in restaurant, huge portion sizes, and great view over Southend Airport
Pleasant experience with helpful and friendly staff. Lacked atmosphere primarily due to the current social climate. Will have no hesitation in visiting again.
Always feel relaxed staying at the Holiday Inn Southend. In these difficult times we felt safe and looked after, the room was excellent and comfortable. We enjoyed using the restaurant and the meals were excellent. Thank you
My family had a very delicious sunday roast in celebration of wife's birthday. The restaurant also provided a lovely toffee/chocolate cake to mark the occasion. Customer service was excellent, courteous and friendly, ready to help at your call. Highly recommended
Staff were really friendly and went over and above to make my lunchtime date with my girlfriend an amazing experience! Managed to arrange for roses on the table and gave us the best view in the whole restaurant. Will definitely be back again soon!
Had a lovely Sunday lunch yesterday. Service was outstanding. Staff very very friendly and made us feel very welcome. Would visit again.
Always excellent but most important I felt safe.
Unfortunately, we did not have a good experience. I ordered fish & mushy peas but no chips as I'm allergic to potato (which I explained). My plate arrived with a mound of mashed potato & no mushy peas, so I sent it back. It was returned without the potato but with ordinary peas, so I sent it back again. It was only then that I registered the size of the portions - the mushy peas were in a small pot that would normally hold sauce tartare, & the portion of fish was the smallest I have ever seen. However, I did not complain until I saw three other customers being served with fish, & each person had not one but two portions, each one considerably larger than my one small portion. I couldn't believe it! So then I did complain, & was told I would not be charged for the fish. Sure enough it did not appear on the bill - but instead it included two rounds of sandwiches & a portion of chips, none of which we had ordered. It was eventually corrected & we left - without leaving a tip. An apology somewhere along the line would have been acceptable, but none was forthcoming. We have previously always enjoyed our visits to the Rooftop Restaurant but in future we shall definitely think twice, I'm afraid.
Groupon good value and really pleased with the new menu ... steak is back ! Delicious lunch thank you
Fantastic service, great food and value for money - dont hesitate to try it the restaurant is Amazing.
Would definitely use this restaurant again if staying at the hotel. Service was excellent and food was cooked to perfection
Unfortunately the service was terrible. We had a night at the hotel (unknown to the staff) but if we were getting the train home we would have missed it despite being one of the first three tables to be seated. We waited 45 mins for our starter. Three different members of staff apologised and said there was an issue in the kitchen. At the end of the evening we waited between 40 and 50 minutes for the bill. We felt ignored and forgotten about. We had a voucher for our meal and wondered if staff felt we didn’t matter as we were not paying for our food. Whoever gave us the voucher had paid so this was really disappointing. We paid for coffees and drinks at the bar. We should not have been treated in thjs way.
We had a lovely time however the food was disapointing. There were 5 of us and all 5 meals weren't nice.
Food was excellent. The lighting in the restaurant could have been a little less bright. We had to wait quite a while for our food but the quality made up for it. Just a little thing to highlight was the chairs in the restaurant could do with a good clean. The view of the airport was very nice. We will definitely go again.