Is Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty’s cafe on Southend Pier real? | The Sun

POPULAR TV personalities Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty continue to make viewers drool at their exciting meals and recipes on Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast.

Set in their café at the end of Brighton Pier, it has made many question as to whether this is a real eatery or merely just a studio set.

Where is Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty's café on Southend Pier?

You can't actually grab a bite to eat at Jamie and Jimmy's café because it is usually only in use for the two weeks in which the show is filmed.

Guests seen in the café have to apply on the show as extras for the series.

If you chose to visit Southend Pier, you can learn more about the café before it stopped functioning as a commercial entity in 2005.

Just head over to the Cultural Centre at the end of the Pier which was brought in by Southend Borough Council.

How long is Southend Pier?

Southend Pier is one of the most prominent landmarks in Southend-on-Sea in Essex.

The Grade II listed pier is said to be the longest pleasure pier in the world, stretching 1.34 miles into the Thames Estuary.

The pier was first opened in 1830, and was replaced by an iron structure in 1889.

Popularity for the seaside resort boomed in the early 19th century, with Londoners who wishes to escape the city for a weekend.

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Is there a train at Southend Pier?

Southend Pier Railway provides passenger transport from the shore to the pier head.

According to the website, trains run on the hour and half past from the shore end of the pier, and at quarter past and quarter to from the pier head.

The line is owned by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and is open every day the pier is open.

Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast airs on Channel 4 and all episodes can be streamed online.

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