Food, fishing tackle and other goodies

If you didn't bring your sandwiches – or just want something different, Menus for local takeways who deliver to the main car park are available from the toilet and shower block:

  • Jasmine Oriental - Chinese & Thai mix & match food - 01621 774477 or 774222
  • Curry Cottage - Indian food - 01621 781114 & 781118
  • Mellows - Pizzas, Pasta, Burgers and more - 01621 774336

Café serving full English breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, hot and cold drinks and bait. Orders taken by phone. Open at weekends only except in the Summer holidays.

The nearest local convenience store is Chapman's Stores in the High Street at Southminster. It's open 7am to 10pm daily (9.00pm Sundays).

Bait and tackle shops
Bait and some ancillary fishing equipment is available to purchase on site.

  • JP Tackle, 159 High Street, Maldon, Essex CM9 5BS. Telephone: 01621 854588. They're open Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm. You can get mail order items by phoning your order in.
  • Angling Direct, 8-12 Russell Way, Chelmsford Essex CM1 3AA. Telephone 01245 352300. They’re open Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 6.00pm and Sunday 10.00am to 3.00pm.
  • Southminster Angling Unit 1 Car Park Off High Street Southminster Essex CM0 7AY. Telephone 01621 774331. Opening Times: Mon - Sat 8:30am till 5:30pm