— Family Restaurant Clacton

Welcome to Charnallies, Clacton’s original American-themed restaurant & Bar.

Welcome to Charnallies Restaurant & Bar. We are family – and dog – friendly and offer a wide range of options – including full gluten-free and vegan menus. Join us for coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner or cocktails. We look forward to welcoming you.

Charnallies American-themed Restaurant & Bar.

Established in 2004 Charnallies has been serving loyal customers from far and wide for more than 18 years. Over the years we have made countless relationships with our guests, cooked delicious meals for tens-of-thousands of customers, and perfected our friendly and inviting service. You can read more about us here.

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Charnallies is one of the top restaurants in Clacton on Sea as we offer something for everyone – whether you’re dining for one, having a date night without the children, a family gathering or a party, we can accommodate your needs.

Although you can’t see the sea from Charnallies, you can have a romantic meal for two in one of our booths.

We offer a variety of American and Italian dishes, from burgers to pizzas, steaks to pasta. We also offer separate Gluten Free and Vegan menus.

Yes. We offer a children’s menu for just £6, which includes a drink, main and dessert. Starters and sides can also be purchased at an extra cost. Our menus come with colouring and puzzles to help keep the little ones entertained whilst waiting for their meal.

We do offer outside dining, which is also dog friendly (as is our bar area).

Our homemade burgers, full rack of ribs and freshly prepared pizzas are our most popular dishes; however we also offer chicken, fish, pasta and salads.

Yes, we accept online bookings for up to 13 guests. Tables larger than this size are advised to call to book as a deposit will be required to secure their booking.

We have separate Gluten Free and Vegan menus, as well as vegetarian options on our lunch and main menus. We also have a full allergen document which is available on our website; however, all of our team members are trained to advise customers with particular allergens.

We don’t host many themed nights throughout the year, however, we do have children’s parties during the Easter and Halloween half terms. We also have Breakfast and Afternoon Tea events with Santa throughout December, as well as our Christmas Party Nights.

Our guests always comment on the amazing standard of food they are served, as well as the service and atmosphere being five star. Guests praise our team members – who are always smiling, friendly and going above and beyond to ensure their dining experience is the best it can be.

Unfortunately we do not have private parking. However, there is a pay and display car park on Agate Road which is a two minute walk from the restaurant.

Yes, we love dogs here at Charnallies! They are allowed in our outside dining area and in our bar area. We do encourage guests to pre-book and to state that they are bringing their four legged friend.

Yes, the whole restaurant is on one floor and we have accessible toilets.

Our opening hours.

Every day 10am - Late

Charnallies Restaurant & Bar, 1-5 Pier Avenue, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1QB

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Book charnallies for your next meal out and we promise you won’t be disappointed.