Osborne’s CafeNos. 7-9 The Cocklesheds, High Street, Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 2ER
Based in the historic fishing town of Old Leigh, Osborne’s is a family run business located on the shores of the Thames Estuary. The café is housed in an 18th century stable mews originally used to house horses and carriages delivering ale to the local public house – The Crooked Billet which is just across the road. The original cockle sheds are located along Cockle Shed row, where the fishmonger and cockle processing factory are based. This remains largely unchanged since being built in the 19th century.
Since first being established in the 1880s, Osbornes have specialised in sourcing and supplying high quality ready to eat, wet fish and shellfish to customers around the world.
Osborne’s Café is legendary in the area and a favourite with locals, day-trippers and tourists alike who find that it is the perfect spot for enjoying the delicious food on offer whilst enjoying the views of the estuary.