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The Alex, Southend on Sea - pub details

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Address: 53 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1BW [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 4249) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Southend Central (0.1 miles), Southend Victoria (0.5 miles), Westcliff (0.9 miles)

Chain: It's A Scream

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Went in there today with me little dog for a quiet pint in the afternoon and to read the paper. Got me pint and paid for it and sat down.
Then got told by the barmaid that dogs were not allowed in the pub.
No signs on the door to that effect and unremarkable observation skills on her behalf. Prior to my drinking up and leaving I do recall the complete lack of ambience or atmosphere and only a couple of other customers .
A place for geeks using the free wi-fi whilst nursing a soft drink all afternoon.
Not for gentlemen drinkers with money in their pockets and a dog on a lead.
My money will be going elsewhere as will me and me dog.
Not my loss!
harrythebastard - 21 Feb 2017 21:35
A modern comfortable pub near the seafront. The bar is on the right of the lounge and there is a large patio area for drinking. There was a reasonable selection of real ales and it seems to be popular with young people.
boozers_knows - 7 Sep 2016 13:37
Called in here at 3:30 pm on a Wednesday. One other person in there but I stood at the bar for over 10 minutes while the barmaid - a lid who looked about 12 - fiddled with wine bottles and chatted to her mate from the kitchen. I timed it and after 12 minutes she asked what I wanted. Exactly the same performance when I went for a refill so I drank up and went elsewhere. Went into the Olde Trout up the road which was absolutely rammed but had 4 people behind their tiny bar, no wait whatsoever.
Goodbye Alex - I won't be back. Ever wondered why your place is deserted just before Christmas ?
Worgeorge - 16 Dec 2012 10:06
Best pub in Southend. Friendly, good cheap food, good atmosphere. Usually full of students playing pool.
Worgeorge - 25 Aug 2012 15:15
Bouncer there got my 55yr old dad in a headlock for no reason best to avoid places where staff are this odd
funloving40 - 11 Feb 2012 22:20

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