Best Essex Venues

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Best Essex Venues – A-Z list compiled by me, to make finding and comparing venues so much easier!

The Best Banqueting Suite & Function Room Hire Essex listed here – together with contact numbers and website links so you can easily look around at all the wedding venues from one website.
Banqueting suite and Function Rooms for a Wedding or birthday party, are listed here.

Best Essex Venues, Banqueting Suite and Function Room hire, Southend, Billericay, Chelmsford, Essex

Please call me or email me if I can be of any help, I have performed at all the Best Essex Venues from villiage hall to golf club and can offer you advice and my own review on each one and their layout, so that you are able to make the best possible choice!

Some of the Best Wedding Venues Essex have their own resident Disc Jockey, but remember this is your special night so plan it using DJs you trust! Music for your Wedding Reception or Birthday doesn’t have to cost a fortune either!

Need help? See my guide How to choose Wedding Venues Essex

Ready to book a Party or Wedding Venue in Essex?

If you know the date and times just fill out my Venue Enquiry Form with your first and second choice of function room, and I will make the enquiry on your behalf! I bet there’s not many DJs offering this kind of free service!

A to Z list – find the best Function Rooms, Party Venues and Wedding Venues Essex

Here’s my complete A to Z list. If you know of function rooms or party venues that should be included, let me know!

Anne Boleyn Pub Function Roomanne-boleyn-rochford
93 Southend Rd,
Essex SS4 1HU
Tel: 01702 545116
One of the only venues in this area that caters for teenage parties. Read my review and see photos here

Ambleside Social ClubAmbleside-social-club
Ambleside Drive,
Essex SS1 2UP
Tel: 01702 465173
Ambleside Social Club is a great size and layout for a birthday party with a DJ or Band. It has a large stage, spacious dance floor with coloured lighting and a seperate room if you wish to arrange your own catering. Fully featured budget venue. Read more.. Ambleside Social Club Review

The ArlingtonThe-Arlington
905 London Rd,
Essex SS9 3LL
Tel: 01702 711350

Ballards Gore Wedding VenueWedding-venue-Ballards-Gore
Ballards Gore Golf Club,
Rochford SS4 2DA
Tel: 01702 258917
Read my own Ballards Gore Golf Club Review to see what makes it one of the cheap Wedding Venues in Essex

Battlesbridge Marquee EventsBattlesbridge-Marquee
Battlesbridge Station Approach,
Hawks Hill,
Battlesbridge SS11 7RJ
Tel: 07876 717353
Read my own Battlesbridge Marquee Review to see what makes it one of the cheap Wedding Venues in Essex

Bar Bluu SouthendBar-Bluu-Southend (Tots, Talk Nightclub)
Bar Bluu Nightclub,
Lucy Road
Essex SS1 2AU
Tel: 01702 467921
Yes you can hire Bar Bluu for your party! Read my own review of Bar Bluu Nightclub Review

Bentley Golf Club BrentwoodBentley-Golf-Club-Brentwood
Bentley Golf Club
Ongar Road,
Essex CM15 9SS
Tel: 01277 373179
Read my own review of Bentley Golf Club Review

Braxted Park WeddingsBraxted-Park-Wedding-Venues
Braxted Park Estate
Essex CM8 3EN
Tel: 01621 892305

Burstead Golf ClubBurstead-Golf-Club-Wedding-&-Banqueting-Suite
The Burstead Golf Club
Tye Common Road
Little Burstead
Essex CM12 9SS
Tel: 01277 631171
Read my own Wedding Venues review of The Burstead Golf Club

Canewdon Village Hall
Lambourne Hall Road
Essex SS4 3PG
Tel: 01702 257217

Channels Golf ClubWedding-venues-Channels-Golf-Club
Channels Essex Barn,
Belsteads Farm Lane,
Little Waltham,
Essex CM3 3PT
Tel: 01245 440005
Read my own Channels Essex Barn Reviews and see pictures of Channels Wedding Venues Essex

The ChichesterWeddings-Essex-The-Chichester
Old London Road,
Near Wickford,
Essex SS11 8UE
Tel: 01268 561234

CJ’s Bowling Party Function RoomKids-parties-CJ's-Bowling
8-10 Eldon Way
Essex SS5 4AD
Tel: 01702 207331

Crondon ParkEssex-Mobile-Discos-Crondon-Park
Stock Road,
Essex CM4 9DP
Tel: 01277 841115
Read my own Crondon Park Review to see what makes it such a lovely Wedding Venue in Chelmsford

The CrownParty-venues-The-Crown-Billericay
2 High Street,
Essex CM12 9BG
Tel: 01277 659863

Cupids Country ClubCupids-Country-Club
Cupids Chase
Gt Wakering
Essex SS3 0AX
Tel: 01702 219069

De Rougemont Manor AA 4 starDerougemont-Manor-Wedding
(formerly New World Hotel)
Great Warley Street
Essex CM13 3JP
Tel: Phone: 01277 226418

Eastwood Community Centre
Western Approaches,
Essex SS2 6XY
Tel: 07914 735437

Ecko Club SouthendEcho-Club
Thornford Gardens,
Essex SS2 6PU
Read my own Ecko Club Review and find out more

Fatty’s Bar (opposite fire station)Party-venue-Essex-Fatty's-Bar
20 High Street,
Essex SS72TB
Tel: 01702 557760

The Fennes EstateWeddings-Essex-The-Fennes
Essex CM7 5PL
Tel: 01376 324555
Fax: 01376 551209

Five Lakes Hotel (Golf Country Club & Spa)Wedding-reception-Essex-Five-Lakes
Tolleshunt Knights,
Essex CM9 8HX
Tel: 01621 868888

The Freight HouseFind-A-DJ-Book-A-DJ-Freighthouse-Rochford
Bradley Way,
Essex SS4 1BU
Tel: 01702 548977
Read my own Wedding Venues review of Freight House and discover what I love about it..

Friern Manor Wedding VenueFriern-Manor-Wedding-Venue
Lower Dunton Rd,
Essex CM13 3SL
Tel: 01268 494200
Read my own Wedding Venues review of Friern Manor and discover what I love about it..

Furze Hill Conference & Banqueting CentreFurze-Hill
Ivy Barn Lane,
Essex CM4 0EW
Tel: 01277 355111

Garon Park Golf ComplexWedding-venue-Southend-Garons
Eastern Avenue,
Essex SS2 4FA
Tel: 01702 601701

Grange Community CentreGrange-Community-Centre
Little Wheatley Chase,
Essex SS6 9EH
Tel: 01268 781962
Read my own Grange Community Centre Review and see more photos..

Greenwoods HotelBanqueting-suite-Greenwoods-Essex
Stock Road,
Essex CM4 9BE
Tel: 01277 829990
Read my own Greenwoods Spa Hotel Review and see more photos..

The Half Way HouseWedding-&-Birthday-Half-Way-House
Large marquee ideal for weddings, or bar area for birthday parties
A127 Brentwood slip road,
Essex CM13 3LL

Harold Wood Cricket Clubharold-wood-cricket-club
Harold Wood Park,
Harold View,
Harold Wood,
Essex RM3 0LX
Telephone: 01708 375698
Read my own review of Harold Wood Cricket Club Review and find out what I like so much about it!


Hawkwell Villiage HallHockley-Hawkwell-Villiage-Hall
Main Rd,
Essex SS5 4EH
Tel: 01702 201484

Hockley Royal British Legionhockley-royal-british-legion
1 White Hart Lane,
Essex SS54DQ
Tel: 01702 201028

Hockley Community Centre (2 halls for hire)Book-A-DJ-Hall-Hire-Essex
Westminster Drive,
Essex SS54XD
Tel: 01702 201515
Read my own Hockley Community Centre Review and see great photos..

The Old Hockley Fire StationHockley-Fire-Station
58 Southend Rd
Essex SS5 4QH
Tel: 01702 207707

The HollywoodFunction-room-hire-The-Hollywood
140 Shipwrights Drive,
Essex SS7 1RF
Tel: 01702 559980

The Horse & Groom Pub / Forge function roomHorse-and-Groom
1 Southend Road,
Essex SS4 1HA
Tel: 01702 544015

Hullbridge Community CentreWeddings-Essex-Hullbridge-Community-Centre
They have 2 separate rooms for hire
Pooles Lane,
Essex SS5 6PA
Tel: 01702 232761

Hullbridge Sports & Social ClubHall-hire-Hullbridge-Sports-Social
Superb sound & lighting setup with mixing desk for hire by bands too makes this venue truly unique! Also one of the cheapest Wedding Venues in Essex.
Lower Road
Essex SS5 6BJ
Tel: Kristy 01702 231101
Read my glowing Hullbridge Sports Club Review
here Hullbridge Sports Club Reviews and what makes this party venue extra special..
Club Website

Ingatestone HallIngatestone-Hall
Hall Lane
Essex CM4 9NR
Tel: 01277 353010

The Ivory RoomsWedding-venue-Essex-Ivory-Rooms
66-68 Laindon Road,
Essex CM12 9LD
Tel: 01277 632378

Read my own personal Wedding Venues Essex review The Ivory Rooms Review


Jacks Centre LatchingdonJacks-Centre-Latchingdon
Burnham Road,
Essex CM3 6EX
Tel: 01621 742051
Read my own Jacks Centre Review and see great photos..



La Quinta
22-28 Benfleet Road,
Essex SS7 1QB
Tel: 01702 551125

The LawnWedding-Mobile-Disco-The-Lawn
Hall Rd,
Essex SS4 1PJ
Tel: 01702 203701

The Lawn Rochford often hold a Wedding Fayre. I will be pleased to offer you a competitive quote as I am very local to The Lawn and often DJ there. Read my own personal The Lawn Rochford Review and appreciate why It remains one of THE most sought after Wedding Venues in Essex

Layer Marney TowerLayer-Marney-Tower
Layer Marney
Nr Colchester
Essex C05 9US
Tel: 01206 330 784
To see my own fantastic Layer Marney Tower Review with photos, click here Layer Marney Tower Review Lovely place!

The Lees – Kids Parties
11 Victoria Business Park,
Short Street,
Southend On Sea SS2 5BY
Tel: 07805 731747

The Len Forge CentreParty-venues-function-rooms-Southend
(Southend Borough Football Combination Hall)

Eastwoodbury Lane Playing Fields,
Eastwoodbury Lane,
Essex SS2 6UH
Tel: 01702 520482

The-Lodge-Woodham-FerrersThe Lodge Inn
Hayes Chase,
Burnham Rd,
Woodham Ferrers,
Essex SS11 7QT
Tel: 01245 320060
Read my own personal review Lodge Woodham Ferrers Review


Lords Golf & Country Club (now known as The Rayleigh Club)Wedding-venues-Essex-Lords-Country-Club
Hullbridge Road,
Essex SS6 9QS
Tel: 01702 232377

Read my own personal review of this outstanding Wedding Venue Lords Country Club Review (now known as The Rayleigh Club)

Maison TalboothWedding-venues-Maision-Talbooth
Stratford Road,
Essex CO7 6HN
Tel: 01206 322795

Mangapp ManorWedding-venues-Essex-Burnham-Mangapp-Manor
Southminster Road,
Essex CM0 8QG
Tel: 01621 786559

The Marlborough Head Pub
71 West St,
Essex SS4 1AX
Tel: 01702 531036

Marygreen Manor Hotel
London Road,
Brentwood CM14 4NR
Tel: 01277 225252

The Mill Hall
Bellingham Lane,
Essex SS6 7ED
Tel: 01268 778171

Newland HallWedding-DJs-Newland-Hall
Essex CM1 4LH
Tel: 01245 231010

North Weald Golf ClubWedding-reception-Essex
Rayley Lane,
North Weald,
Essex CM16 6AR
Tel: 01992 522118

ocean-beach-southendOcean Beach Southend
Eastern Esplanade
Essex SS1 2YG
Tel: 01702 611363
Read my Ocean Beach Review and find out why I think Ocean Beach Southend makes a first class Wedding or party venue.

Old Parish Rooms RayleighOld-Parish-Rooms-Wedding
The Old Parish Rooms
Hockley Road
Essex SS6 8BA
Tel: 01268 833101

Read my Old Parish Rooms Rayleigh Review and see how this compact classy venue could really work for your party.

The Old RectoryPlanning-a-wedding-party-The-Old-Rectory
Lower Dunton Road,
Essex CM13 3SW
Tel: 01268 544417
Read my Old Rectory Dunton review to see more about this popular cheap Wedding Venue.

Orsett Hall HotelWeddings-Mobile-Discos-DJ-Hire-Orsett-Hall
Prince Charles Avenue,
Essex RM16 3HS
Tel: 01375 891 402
Fax: 01375 891 135
Read my own Orsett Hall Review here. What makes Orsett Hall Wedding Venue Essex so desirable..

Park View Suite (Formerly Chawkwell Park Rooms)Park-View-Suite-Westcliff
Chalkwell Park,
Westcliff on Sea,
Essex SS0 8NB
Tel: 01702 483900

Play Football (Opposite Southend Hospital)** NOTE Free venue!**Free-Function-Room-Party-Venue
Chase High School,
Prittlewell Chase,
Essex SS0 0RT
Tel: 0845 459 3000

Pleshey Village Hall
The Street
Tel: 01245 237 530
Read my Pleshey Village Hall Review Pleshey Village Hall and JMS Catering Review

Pontlands Park HotelWedding-reception-hire-Bride-&-Groom-Pontlands-Park
West Hanningfield Road,
Great Baddow,
Essex CM2 8HR
Tel: 01245 476444
Read my own review here Pontlands Park Wedding Venue Review

Pope John II Hall
London Rd
Essex SS6 9DT
Tel: 01268 773381

Prested HallEssex-Wedding-Venues-Prested-Hall
Essex CO5 9EE.
Tel: 01376 573300

The Rayleigh ClubWedding-venues-Essex-The-Rayleigh-Club
Hullbridge Road,
Essex SS6 9QS
Tel: 01702 232377
Read my own personal review and see photos The Rayleigh Club Review and discover why so many people rate it as The Best Wedding Venue in Essex

Rayleigh Town Sports and Social Club
London Rd
Essex SS6 9DT
Tel: 01268 784001

The Reid Rooms WeddingsReid-Rooms-weddings
Marks Hall,
Margaret Roding,
Great Dunmow,
Essex CM6 1QS
Tel: 01245 231800

Read my own personal Wedding Venues Essex review The Reid Rooms Review

The Rising Sun Party Function RoomParty-function-room-hire-Billericay-Rising-Sun
2 Sun Street,
Essex CM12 9LN
Tel: 01277 624850

The Rivenhall HotelBanquet-room-Venue-Essex-Rivenhall-Hotel
Rivenhall End,
Essex CM8 3HB
Tel: 01376 516969

The Rochford Hotel (Formerly Maison Renouf)Weddings-Essex-Rochford-Hotel
Bradley Way,
Essex SS4 1BU
Tel: 01702 544393
Read my own Rochford Hotel Review and take a tour inside!

Rochford Hundred Golf ClubEssex-Wedding-Venues-Rochford-Hundred-Golf-Club
**Available only to club members’**
Hall Road,
Essex SS4 1NW
Tel: 01702 544302

Rochford Hundred Rugby Club
The Rugby Park,
Magnolia Road,
Essex SS4 3AD
Tel: 01702 544021
Read my own personal review and see photos Rochford Rugby Club Review If you’re searching for a Cheap Venue for a Birthday Party it’s a ‘Must See’

The Royal HotelRoyal-Hotel-Southend
1 High Street
Essex SS1 1JE
Tel: 0843 208 6880

Sands BistroSands-Bistro
Icon Building,
Western Esplanade,
Southend on Sea,
Essex SS1 1EE
Tel: 01702 468123
Read my own personal glowing review Sands Bistro and see photos too..

Saxon HallSaxon-Hall-Southend
Aviation Way,
Essex SS2 6UN
Tel: 01702 545554
Read my own personal glowing review Saxon Hall Review and see photos too..

Southend Manor Football Club
Southchurch Park Arena,
Northumberland Crescent,
Southend on Sea,
Essex SS1 2XB
Tel: 01702 615577

Southend Rugby Club
Southend RFC,
Sumpters Way,
Temple Farm Industrial Estate,
Essex SS2 5RR
Tel: 01702 546682 or 07766 880857

Stock Brook ManorDream-Wedding-Venue-Essex-Stockbrook-Manor
Queen’s Park Avenue,
Essex CM12 0SP
Tel: 01277 650400

Le TalboothTop-wedding-best-venue-Essex-Le-Talbooth
Gun Hill,
Essex C07 6HP
Tel: 01206 323150

Three Rivers Golf & Country ClubPerfect-Wedding-Essex-Three-Rivers
Stow Road,
Cold Norton,
Essex CM3 6RR
Tel: 01621 828631

Thurrock HotelFantastic-wedding-venues-Essex-Thurrock-Hotel
Ship Lane,
Essex RM19 1YN
Tel: 01708 860222
Fax: 01708 866703

Vaulty ManorVaulty-Manor-1
Goldhanger Road
Essex CM9 8BQ
Tel: 01245 467821
Read my own Wedding Venues review of Vaulty Manor and see my lovely photos

Westcliff HotelWestcliff-Hotel-Southend
Westcliff Parade,
Essex SS0 7QW
Tel: 01702 345247

Westcliff Rugby Club
The Gables,
Aviation Way,
Essex, SS2 6UN
Tel: 01702 541499
Read my own Wedding Venues review of Westcliff Rugby Club and see some great photos I took..

Wick Community CentreWick-Community-Centre
Silva Island Way,
Salcott Crescent,
Wick Meadows Estate,
Essex SS12 9NR
Tel: 01268 572727

Wickham Bishops Village Hallwickham-bishops-village-hall-hire
Church Road,
Wickham Bishops,
Essex CM8 3JZ
Tel: 07543033783
Read my Wickham Bishops Village Hall Review here and find out what makes this venue unique..

Marcos Bar Rayleigh

I am scheduled to DJ at Marcos Rayleigh on 10th March! Marcos Rayleigh is a friendly place, always buzzing. Join the party but get there early as numbers will be limited. Details of all up and coming acts can be found on Marcos Bar website, here’s the link
Marcos Bar Rayleigh

Singers and tribute Acts Singers and Tribute Acts

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Good luck with your search for Wedding Venues in Essex. If you require a DJ, or live entertainment contact me. Wedding services such as a Toastmaster, Illuminated Dancefloor, wedding cake or wedding photographer are listed to the right, where it says ‘Fantastic Businesses’. If you are planning a Wedding Reception or attending a wedding fayre please contact me for a quote & see how I compare! Please get in touch if I can help in any way! I can give you my own impartial reviews of The Best Wedding Venues Essex !


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