Welcome back to La Petite Pétanque

We are pleased to announce we will be re-opening La Petite Pétanque on Saturday 25th July.
We will be implementing all of the latest government regulations for restaurants for your safety and the safety of our staff. 


  • Enhanced cleaning procedures in place

  • Social Distancing 

  • Staff will be wearing PPE such as face masks

  • Hand Sanitiser will be available on arrival and throughout the restaurant


We kindly ask that you help us by:


  • Booking in advance via telephone

  • Reservations by telephone contact only 01702 353208 to reduce 'walk ins' and therefore improve customer flow

  • Ensuring that your group consists of no more than two households including support bubbles

  • Provide contact details of the lead party member when requested, as required under government legislation

  • If booked, please ensure you arrive on time, not earlier or later so that we can stagger arrivals appropriately

  • Please ensure you remain at home should you or anyone else in your household have any symptoms of covid-19


We look forward to welcoming you back to La Petite Pétanque

Oliver & Clare

Call us for further information

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Opening hours
Sat 1st Aug 9-5pm
Sun 2nd Aug 9:30 - 5pm

Mon 3rd Aug 9am - 4pm
Tues 4th Aug 9am - 4pm

Wed 5th  Aug 9am - 4pm

Sat 8th Aug 9am - 5pm
Sun 9th Aug 9:30am - 5pm


Times and dates thereafter to be confirmed

Closing times may vary during the winter months.


A gem of a bistro in a attractive location

with outstanding staff. We had a excellent Sunday roast, I cant praise La Petite Petanque and its staff highly enough. Thankyou !!

BarlingMagna (tripadvisor )

Lunch with the inlaws at one of our favourite Southend lunch venues. The food is excellent with a new fresh menu, and the staff are so friendly you can't help but want to

re-visit time and again.

Peter H (tripadvisor)


At Your Service

Tel : 01702 353208  |  Email : info@lapetitepetanque.co.uk


Please note afternoon tea can only be booked by calling the restaurant  (min. 48hrs notice)

Please call us if you wish to book on the same day as your booking or during weekends.

We are only taking telephone bookings until further notice

Follow our social media for updates and check back on our website for further information .
Thank you for your patience.


About Us

Find Us

La Petite Pétanque is set within the grounds of Alexandra
Bowling Green, in the charming conservation area of

Southend-on-Sea. The elegantly styled Art Deco property that houses the restaurant sits on the edge of the bowling green, where regular matches can be observed while 
enjoying afternoon-tea or lunch which bestows a unique relaxed and idyllic atmosphere upon proceedings.

The team has succeeded in creating a place to enjoy superbly cooked modern British cuisine in the heart of


Address: Cambridge Square Gardens, The Bowling Green Pavilion, Cambridge Road

Clifftown, Southend-on-Sea,  SS1 1EY