Popular Southend seafront restaurant shut its doors for good

The restaurant has been open since 2015
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A popular Essex restaurant is set to shut its doors for good. The Eastern Esplanade Brewers Fayre, located on the seafront in Southend-On-Sea, has announced that it will be closing its doors permanently tomorrow (July 4).

Since 2015, the restaurant and pub been serving up meals and memories right next to the beach, located only a 15-minute walk away from Southend Pier. While in operation, the Brewers Fayre pub said they were was all about "serving the nation's favourite pub food at great-value prices, in a family-friendly environment."

It said that it aimed to "make sure everyone enjoyed tasty, laid-back meals with friendly service that make you want to eat with them again and again". However, a spokesperson from Whitbread, who owns the restaurant, confirmed the closure.

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A spokesperson from Whitbread said: “After many years serving the community we can confirm the Eastern Esplanade Brewers Fayre is closing its doors, with its last day of operation being Thursday July 4. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank the local community for their support over the years and our amazing team members. The nearest Whitbread brand is now Strawberry Field Beefeater and we do hope to welcome people there.”

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