Menu

The perfect place for a light lunch or wholesome dinner, located within the heart of Southend’s High Street. Take a look at what food and drink we have to offer below.

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Light Bites

Whether it’s something hearty or light, the below options don’t make for just a splendid light bite… Mix and match them to create your very own unique main course

Calamari Rings

In a Japanese Panko crumb coating deep fried served with a sweet chilli dipping sauce and lemon garnish.
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£4.95

Lightly breaded Guernsey whitebait

Served with our classic tartare sauce and bread and butter.

£4.95

Smoked Haddock, Mozzarella and Spring Onion Cakes (GF)

Served with our classic sweet chilli dipping sauce and mixed leaves.

£5.95

Fig and goats cheese parcel (v)

Fig slices and creamy Padstow goats cheese wrapped in a crisp filo pastry and shallow fried served with cranberry dipping pot.

£4.75

Loaded chips (Cheese & Beans) (V, GF)

 A large smash of our twice-cooked homemade chips with melted cheese and beans, then finished with dipping pots of our signature curry sauce and mayonnaise.

£5.95

Loaded Chips (Cheese & Bacon) (GF)

A large smash of our homemade twice cooked chips with melted cheese and bacon, then finished with dipping pots of our signature curry sauce and mayonnaise.

£6.50

Triple sliced sweet chilli chicken sandwich

Roughly cut southern fried chicken goujons with a sweet chilli glaze, topped with grated cheddar cheese and served with a mini pot of our homemade twice cooked chips.

£8.50

Chicken Goujons

 5 succulent breast of chicken fillets in a crispy coating, served with a barbeque dip.

£6.45

Sands Soup of the Day (Vegan & GF available)

Please ask your server for today’s soup.

£4.25

The Sands Burger

 4oz 100% beef burger with fresh fixed leaves, sliced tomato, cut gherkins, shredded raw onion, topped with BBQ sauce and served in a lightly toasted brioche bun.

£7.95

Mains

All of our main meals are accompanied with our delicious Sands Twice-cooked, homemade chips or Side Salad.
Then, choose from either: Mushy Peas, Garden Peas, Beans, Curry Sauce or Salad Garnish.

Battered Cod (GF available)

Line caught Atlantic Cod, lightly fried in our batter.

£12.95

Battered Cod (small option) (GF available)

A smaller portion of our line-caught Atlantic Cod, lightly fried in our batter.
 

£9.95

Battered Skate (GF available)

Line caught Skate, lightly fried in our batter.
 

£12.95

Battered Plaice (GF available)

Line caught Plaice, lightly fried in our batter.
 

£12.95

Battered Haddock (GF available)

Line caught Haddock, lightly fried in our batter.
 

£12.95

Good ole’ fashion Sausage (Vegan available)

Vegan option available.
A traditional, classic sausage
Alternatively, battered sausage or saveloy also available.

£8.75

Sands Pie of the day (Vegetarian available)

Today’s choice of pie, served with a jug of gravy on the side.

£9.95

Lands End Whole Tail Scampi

Breaded, golden-fried, whole tail scampi.

£13.95

Poached Salmon Fillet

Served with either a Jacket Potato and garnish or with mixed leaf salad, cherry tomatoes, red onion and sweet chilli or with chips and a side of your choice.

£12.95

Naked Skinless Jacket Potato (vegan available)

Chosen from the best locally sourced potatoes, our spuds are first put through our rumbling machine to wash, scrub and peel. This removed the skin layers, creating a clean and fresh potato and saves you 115 calories in the mean time! We then bake them off, creating the perfect ‘naked’ jacked potato! Delicious!
Available as an alternative to chips on our main courses with an additional supplement. Please ask for details.
Served with a side salad, with or without butter.

With or without butter £3.50
Beans filling £1.00
Cheese filling £1.00
3-bean chilli filling £2.00

Burgers

All of our burgers are accompanied with our delicious Sands Twice-cooked, homemade chips or Side Salad.
Then, choose from either: Mushy Peas, Garden Peas, Beans, Curry Sauce, Gravy or Salad Garnish

Double up your burger for £1.50
Add bacon for £1.50
Add onion rings (x6) for £1.50

Quarter Pounder

£9.95

Chicken Fillet

£9.95

Spicy Bean Burger (vegan)

 

£9.95

Fillet of Fish

£9.95

Onion Ring Tower (v)

 

Served with mayonnaise and BBQ sauce

£3.75

Vegan Menu

Spicy Bean Burger

Served with our home-made, twice-cooked chips
 

£9.95

Jacket Potato with 3-Bean Chilli

Our signature homemade naked jacket potato, served with a heap of 3-bean chilli
 

£5.50

Jacket Potato with Beans

Our signature homemade naked jacket potato, served with a helping of Heinz Baked Beans
 

£4.50

Vegan Battered Sausage

Served with our home-made, twice-cooked chips
 

£8.75

Cauliflower Timbale

Vegan bake, containing cauliflower, brown rice, apricots and sultanas in a coronation sauce

£8.95

Loaded Chips

 A large smash of our twice-cooked homemade chips with melted cheese and beans, then finished with dipping pots of our signature curry sauce and mayonnaise.

£3.95

Sides

Homemade twice cooked chips (GF)

£3.50

Curry Sauce

£1.50

Jug of Gravy (v)

£1.50

Mushy peas (v)

£1.50

Garden Peas (v)

£1.50

Heinz baked beans (v)

£1.50

Side Salad (v)

£2.00

Soft bread roll and butter (v)

£1.00

Bread and Butter (2 slices) (GF available. v)

£1.00

Cheesy Chips

£2.50

Childrens Menu

All children’s meals are served with an ice cream with a Cadbury’s Flake and a children’s drink.

£6.00

Fish fingers (GF)

Battered Sausage (vegan option available)

Sausage (vegan option available)

Saveloy

100% Chicken Goujons

Whole tail Scampi

2oz Burger

2oz Cheese Burger

All above children’s meals are served with our Twice-Cooked Chips and Heinz Baked Beans or Garden Peas.
The below children’s meals are served with bread & butter

Mac n Cheese

Desserts!

ROSSIS ICE CREAM TUB (GF)

Warmed muffin of the day served with Mr Whippy vanilla ice cream and topped with a Cadburys Flake

£2.75

ICE CREAM SUNDAE (GF)

Mr Whippy ice cream, topped with cream, hundreds & thousands, a Cadburys Flake with a choice of strawberry or chocolate sauce

£4.95

CHOCOLATE PECAN BROWNIE

Warmed chocolate brownie, topped with Mr Whippy ice cream and a choice of strawberry or chocolate sauce

£4.95

3 MINI CAKES

3 petit cakes, served with a bowl of Mr Whippy Ice Cream

£4.50

Drinks

Bottled Beers, Ales and Ciders

Budweiser

330ml bottle £3.85

Chapel Down Curious Brew

Pint £4.95
Half-Pint £2.55

Chapel down curious IPA

330ml bottle £3.95

Chapel Down Curious Apple Cider

330ml bottle £3.95

Wines and Spirits

Pinot Grigio via Nova Italy

Bottle £19.95

250ml £6.65

125ml £4.00

Pinot Grigio Blush via Nova Italy

Bottle £20.00

250ml £6.75

125ml £4.00

Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand

Bottle £24.95

250ml £7.65

125ml £4.95

Pinotage Rose, South Africa

Bottle £14.50

250ml £5.95

125ml £3.50

Chenin Blanc, South Africa

Bottle £14.50

250ml £5.95

125ml £3.50

Merlot, South Africa

Bottle £14.50

250ml £5.95

125ml £3.50

Merlot Lanya Chile

Bottle £19.00

250ml £6.35

125ml £3.75

Prosecco Quadri Italy

£25.95

Terra Serena Prosecco Italy

200ml bottle

 £8.00

Bacardi

£3.20

Jack Daniels

£3.20

Smirnoff Vodka

£3.20

Gordons Gin

£3.20

Soft Drinks

Coke Zero, Diet Coke, Sprite Zero, Fanta

Pint £3.00
Half-Pint £2.50

Lime and soda

£1.50

Orange and Lemonade

£2.20

Florida Orange

£2.50

Orange, Apple, Cranberry juice

£2.20

Capri Sun

£1.40

Still/Sparkling Water

Small £2.00

Large £3.50

Fever Tree Ginger Ale

£2.00

Fever Tree Tonic

£2.00

Fever Tree Slimline Tonic

£2.00

Hot Drinks

Tea

£1.80

Earl Grey Tea

£1.80

Herbal/Flavoured Tea

£1.80

Hot Chocolate

£2.60

Americano

£2.30

Latte

£2.60

Cappuccino

£2.60

Espresso

£1.80

Decaffeinated coffee and tea available

Menu may be subject to change

CONTACT INFO

A: Sands by the Sea
Icon Building
Western Esplanade
Southend on Sea
Essex
SS1 1EE

P: 01702 468123
E: sands.reception@stockvale.co.uk

OPENING HOURS

Mon – Thur: 12pm – 5pm
Fri: 12pm – 8pm
Sat: 12pm – 9pm
Sun: 12pm – 6pm