Welcome to Twenty One – a wonderful venue, exhibition space and café & bar on Southend seafront

A place to enjoy local performers and artists; a place for originality and creativity.

We offer amazing coffee and cakes, with plant-based options…and our pizzas are rather good too!

We are a live arts venue, exhibition space and speciality pizza café & bar, located on Southend seafront.


Café & Bar

Come and try our wonderful seaside café, by the world famous Southend Pier. We offer speciality coffee, scrummy cakes and delicious stone-baked sourdough pizzas, with great vegan options.

Vegan options available



Freshly made and cooked in-house, our delicious stone-baked sourdough pizzas are a big hit, with plenty of yummy plant-based options on the menu.

View our full menu.

Enjoy with all the family!


Live Events

Come and watch excellent live acts in our special venue by the sea.

Would you like to perform at Twenty One? Get in contact with us to chat.

Watch live musicians, performances & comedians


Exhibition Space

The art on our walls is a wonderful reflection of the vibrancy of the creative scene in our area. We hope that you will enjoy the art on display as much as we do.

Exhibitions of art & photography


Venue Hire

We welcome enquiries for the booking of our wonderful venue by the sea. We take bookings for performers, community groups, charities, corporate and private events/functions.

Hire our space for company presentations, workshops & social events​

Find Us

Twenty One is located on the seafront, at the bottom of Southend High Street. We are opposite Adventure Island and the entrance to Southend Pier.


Twenty One
Unit 21, Pier Approach
Western Esplanade
Southend on Sea

Contact Us

Phone: 01702 808585

General & Exhibition Enquiries: [email protected]

Event & Venue Bookings: [email protected]

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