Pre-Show Dining

Make it extra special!

Turn a great night out into an incredible one with pre-show dining at the Cliffs Pavilion.

Save up to 25% when you pre-pay for two courses and wine online. 

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Coming to the panto? View the menu and book a table

Foot & Drink to Share

Get the VIP Treatment!

Enjoy a selection of canapés, prosecco and more. All to share from your own reserved table.

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Pre-Order Drinks

Skip the queue!

Avoid the rush by ordering your drinks before you arrive and make more time for fun!

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Pre-Show Tasters

Marinated Olives 3.50

Baker's Basket (v) 4.00

Opening Acts

Soup of the Day

served with crusty bread & butter   6.50

Honey & Soy Duck

Strips of marinated duck on an Eastern style salad of bean shoots, carrots & savoy cabbage garnished with red chillies & spring onions (gf)  7.00

Avocado & Prawns

King prawns on a heritage tomato & radicchio salad, avocado cream, seafood dressing   (gf)  8.00

Baked Camembert  

Deep fried in a rosemary crumb with a melting centre, watercress salad, cranberry dressing (v) 7.50

Wild Mushroom Tart

Pan fried mushrooms in a tarragon white sauce encased in puff pastry with a blasamic glaze & green salad (vg) 7.50


Lamb & Shiraz Pie | serves 2

A feast of diced lamb in a red wine gravy with rosemary encased in puff pastry, accompanied by buttered mashed potato, honey glazed roasted root vegetables & gravy  26.00

Roasted Chicken | Serves 2

Taking centre stage, a whole roasted chicken marinated in buttered herbs & quartered, surrounded by skin-on fries, corn on the cob, garlic puccia bread & firey mayonnaise   28.00


Aromatic Chicken Curry;

The ultimate curry experience of diced chicken & vegetables in a tangy, fragrant Malabar sauce, served with coriander basmati rice complete with onion bhaji, mini garlic naan, mango chutney & mint yogurt dips 14.50

Marinated Kebabs

Choose from:

Tender pieces of minted lamb 15.00

Cod loin, Salmon & Prawns 16.00

Basil Vegetables 12.00

All served on the skewer on a bed of coriander rice

BBQ Brisket Burger

Braised beef cooked to perfection in a deep southern BBQ sauce topped with melting cheese, pickled pink onions & baby watercress in a pretzel bun with skin-on fries and coleslaw; 12.50

Hot 'n' Kickin Chicken Burger

Buttermilk chicken fillet with cheese & bacon smothered in a flamin' sauce, shredded baby gem in a toasted bun, seasoned skin-on fries and coleslaw; 13.50

Showstopper of the Month


Vegetable Thai Noodles

Asian inspired stir fry of soy infused vegetables and bean shoots with a hint of heat, served with freshly blanched rice noodles, toasted cashew nuts and coriander; (vg) (gf) 11.50

Add chicken 3.00


Battered Halloumi

Halloumi coated in a lemon and coriander batter, crushed peas, triple cooked chips, homemade tartare sauce and lemon wedge (v) 12.50 

Mediterranean Cannelloni

Pasta filled with roasted vegetables in a rich tomato ragu topped with a smooth bechamel sauce & extra filling, garlic puccia bread (vg) 13.00

Signature Fish & Chips

MSC sustainable haddock fillet, in a crispy beer batter with triple cooked chips, crushged peas, homemade tartare sauce & lemon wedge 14.00

Supporting Cast

Garlic Puccia Bread 4.00

Onion Rings 3.50

Chilli Potato Wedges 3.50

Mozzarella Bites 4.00


Apple Tart Tatin

Braeburn apples coated in a toffee sauce on a pastry base finished with vanilla ice cream (v) 6.00

Marshfield Ice Creams  

Selection of classic flavours with your choice of sauce, wafer curls 5.50

Black Forest Cake

Kirsch infused chocolate sponge with a cherry sauce & Chantilly cream filling, chocolate (gf) 7.50

Caramelised Biscuit Cheesecake

Delicious biscuit based dessert suitable for vegans topped with fruits of the forest compote (vg) 7.50

Warm Sweet Waffles

A real favourite with salted caramel ice cream, toffee sauce & a dusting of icing sugar (v) 6.50

Hot drinks

Americano  2.40
Latte  2.70
Cappuccino  2.70
Specialty Teas  2.70
Hot Fudge Brownie Latte 3.70
Red Velvet Hot Chocolate 3.70

Choose one item from each section for £7.50



100% beef burger served in a sesame seed bun with fries

Fish & Chips

Freshly battered haddock & chunky chips

Cheese and beans Jacket

Soft jacket potato with beans covered in melted cheese

Chicken Nuggets

Battered chicken nuggets and fries

Tomato pasta

Penne pasta in a tomato and basil sauce

Supporting Cast

Baked beans
Corn on the Cob
Garden Peas
Garlic bread

Grand Finale

Marshfield Farm Ice Cream
Fruit pop

To Drink

Robinsons Fruit Shoot Juiced


Had a delicious meal in the restaurant beforehand. Will definitely visit again.

Jennifer F, Southend-on-Sea