Southend has a number of great pubs that offer a wide selection of food and drink, and there are plenty to choose from in the area.

If you fancy specifically tucking into a Sunday roast at the weekend then there are a few choice options for that as well.

According to the review site TripAdvisor, there are a few stellar options if that takes your fancy.

We've broken down some of those that have been highly rated if you wanted to go and visit.

The best pubs for a Sunday roast in Southend

The Guildford

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Where: 95-97 Sutton Road, Southend-on-Sea SS2 5PB

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5/5

Located on Sutton Road, The Guildford is one pub that offers a solid option for Sunday roast, with chicken, beef and lamb rump all available.

On TripAdvisor, it has amassed a 4.5/5 rating based on 67 reviews, with 51 of those being rated as 'Excellent'.

One recent reviewer wrote: "Staff were really polite and helpful, good food and service. Great place to watch football. Will be back again soon".

Old Walnut Tree

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Where: Southchurch Boulevard, Southend-on-Sea SS2 4XA

TripAdvisor rating: 4/5

On the Southchurch Boulevard you can find the Old Walnut Tree, which like The Guildford is a Greene King pub so offers the same dishes for Sunday roast.

On TripAdvisor it has amassed a 4/5 rating based on 444 reviews, with 260 of those being rated as 'Excellent'.

A recent reviewer wrote: "We visited on Sunday for a roast with our family and friends. All the bar staff were lovely, friendly and accommodating from the start.

"Completely my fault, I forgot to say no gravy, lovely girl called Becca said she would speak to the chef Andy. They very kindly changed it with no fuss. That is great customer service as was not their fault."

The Peterboat

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Where: 27 High Street, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2EN

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5/5

Moving over to Leigh now, there is The Peterboat, which is also well known for its fish and chips.

Typical offerings for Sunday roast including sirloin of beef, leg of lamb, pork loin, chicken breast plus a nut roast for vegetarians.

On TripAdvisor, it has amassed a 4.5/5 rating based on 2,384 reviews, with 1,446 of those being rated as 'Excellent'.

A recent reviewer wrote: "Food was amazing and our waiter Ermir was amazing professional and helpful reasonable prices and great recommendation on the gin it was perfect."