Monday12pm - 11pm

Tuesday12pm - 11pm

Wednesday12pm - 11pm

Thursday12pm - 11pm

Friday12pm - 12am

Saturday12pm - 12am

Sunday12pm - 10.30pm

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Part of the East Anglia Pub Co. family for over 15 years, The Exchange is a modern Southend pub serving great value food, featuring live sports on TV, live music, and outdoor seating.


The new-look Exchange Bar and Kitchen with a fresh refurbishment, following over 15 busy years in our group, serving up great food, drink and entertainment to the Southchurch Road community. Every Saturday over the coming weeks, we'll be providing some extra-special offers and fabulous entertainment to celebrate.

The Exchange is a unique building, bursting with character, thanks to its interesting financial history. In a previous life, it operated as a Barclay’s Bank, before the building was bought at auction in 2002. The venue has since been developed into a modern, fresh pub for the local community. The Exchange celebrates this financial history through its name, and we’re making genius use of the original bank vault as our beer cellar!

Our renewed focus will be to provide you with an incredible variety of drinks and fresh, homecooked food, whilst still providing fantastic service, and complimentary bar snacks each evening. 


The Exchange is the perfect venue for all events, from leaving parties to birthdays, from wakes to weddings. Our menus are varied and reasonably priced to suit all ages, diets and occasions, and we offer a special Buffet Menu that you can book in advance.

You can even hire out a section of our bar and restaurant for your event and benefit from our complimentary waitress service. We can cater from 15 - 150 people. Add some entertainment to your event with a DJ or a broad variety of live acts – get in touch with us for more details, availability and prices.

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The Best Saturday night out

Our philosophy is to give you the best Saturday night out in Southend - the whole of Essex even! We've got some amazing entertainment lined up for the coming months.

We look forward to seeing you!


From London, take the A127 towards Southend, all the way to Cuckoo Corner. Follow the A1159 towards Shoebury, past Waitrose and Cecil Jones Academy. At the next roundabout (with MacDonalds on the corner), take the 3rd exit into Hamstel Road. Follow Hamstel Road to the traffic light junction and turn right into Southchurch Road. The Exchange Bar and Kitchen is situated on the corner of Lovelace Gardens.

From the centre of Southend, follow Southchurch Road (A13) towards Shoebury. The Exchange Bar and Kitchen is situated on the corner of Lovelace Gardens and Southchurch Road.

The closest train station is Southend East, which is on the C2C Fenchurch Street line. From the station, it is just a 4-minute walk along Riviera Drive, turning left onto Ilfracombe Avenue, then turning right onto Southchurch Avenue.

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A warm welcome awaits you The Exchange team

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