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A Fabulous Essex Party Venue
Located In the Heart Of Epping Forest

A Choice Of 4 Party Spaces In Which To Celebrate

Looking for an Essex party venue? Well, the Kings Oak Hotel is a fabulous Essex venue for every type of event and special occasion.

The versatility and adaptability of our function suites allow for four different party spaces to be considered. Take one or take them all, with catering from 30 to 450 guests, our dedication to offering the highest and consistent service will provide you with a lasting impression of your celebration.

When it comes to the perfect Essex party venue, the Kings Oak takes some beating.

Got A Party In Mind?
Need An Essex Party Venue?

Let us know what you’re looking to plan and we’ll give you some help and advice along with a price. Just use the Submit Party Enquiry button below and complete a few details.


A Chic Essex Party Venue ~

Formal Dining 60 Seated
Party Celebration 90 Standing

Trendy & Glam, our Starlit Beach Club Marquee overlooks our fabulous 100′ pool & pool terrace area. Flexible enough for a party layout with chilled seating or celebratory meal, this is an Essex party venue with a difference.

Always an absolute favourite with our customers, The Beach Club is unique in its outlook and atmosphere, overlooking our 100′ Lido pool with original fountain.

With its starlit roof and flexible seating arrangements, the Beach Club can provide the perfect space for your special party occasion.

The adjoining Beach Club Terrace affords many possibilities with Pagoda’s at either end for dining or chill-out seating, the possibilities are endless.

Overlooking the beautiful illuminated backdrop of the Epping Forest party venues don’t get much better than this.

And if this isn’t enough to impress then the Beach Club comes with its own ‘private’ entrance into the Pool gardens. It will always be a ‘WOW’ factor for your party guests.

The Beach Club is perfect for a complete transformation so why not go for a themed party? Completely dress the Beach Club with a specific theme.

The adjoining Beach Club Terrace affords many possibilities with it’s Ocean Club furniture drinks and canapés.

A backdrop of the Epping Forest compliments the view across the pool with tree illuminations adding that extra special touch.

The Beach Club is also conveniently positioned adjacent to our fabulous Kings Room, so if you’re looking for a ‘chill out’ zone for a large party then the two can be hired together as they compliment one another superbly. The Beach Club comes with full heating facilities so can be used all year round.


The Ultimate Essex Party Space ~

Formal Dining 120 Seated
Party Celebration 200 Standing

The ultimate Essex party venue space.

Stylish & stunning, our main party venue is guaranteed to be the place where parties & celebrations become legends. Where the guests don’t want to leave and the hosts always want to come back for more.

The Kings Room, our main function room has been imaginatively redesigned and refurbished to create a stylish and stunning party venue for weddings, celebration parties, private dining feasts and a variety of corporate events.

Several episodes of ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ have been filmed in this magnificent Essex party venue.

This fabulous function room has a state-of-the-art lighting system that allows us to bathe the Kings Room in a beautiful array of colours, which can complement the chosen colour theme of each individual event to create a truly unique experience and bespoke setting.

Our starlit tented Beach Club adjoins the Kings Room and provides a delightfully romantic backdrop and chic ‘chill-out’ area for any celebration event taking place in the Kings Room.

Regular balls and dances are held in the Kings Room. Keep a track of what’s coming up by regularly checking our ‘Events’ page.


Formal or Club Scene? ~

Formal Dining 60 Seated
Party Celebration 90 Standing

Formal or Club Scene this awesome party venue offers superb flexibility for the smaller groups of party goers.

Want something intimate or a club bash? Then the Oak Lounge has it. A beautiful & adaptable Essex party venue.

So, when you’re looking for something a little more intimate or indeed a loud bash with just some of your close family and friends then we have the Essex party venue that will exactly match what you’re looking for.

Adjoining our Kings Room and Gastro Pub our beautiful Oak Lounge is positioned nicely between the two of them.

Magnificent chandeliers hang within this beautiful and adaptable Victorian space.

With its double height ceilings, ornate cornicing and floor to ceiling windows, this Essex party venue is a great favourite for those hosting a private dinner or celebratory party.

Clever use of up-lighters transforms this space into more of a ‘club’ feel so it’s adaptable to suit all age groups and all types of functions.

Because of its position within the Kings Oak, the Oak Lounge can be used along with the Kings Room or the Gastro Pub or indeed both providing extra capacity for those really ‘big’ events.

Adaptability is the key and our events team will be happy to discuss further your exact requirements.


Intimate & Boho Chic ~
Formal Dining 100 Seated
Party Celebration 120 Standing

Cosy Gastro Pub during the day but by night, this pub space can be turned into a fabulous party venue.

Flexible & adaptable, our popular Gastro Pub can be emptied of everything with just a dance space with some tables for a buffet meal.

So, not all Essex Party Venues have to conform to the expected. Our Gastro Pub in the heart of Epping Forest is a truly charming example of Victorian boho chic with antique crystal chandeliers, timber beams and racy red walls.

By adding in special up-lighters, a DJ and a dance area we can convert this lovely Gastro Pub into a fabulous area for a family get together or birthday party knees-up!

The Gastro Pub is a viable and cost-effective alternative party venue and has proved popular with many clients looking to share some fun party moments with friends and/or colleagues within a traditional Gastro Pub environment.

Because of its position within the Kings Oak, the Gastro Pub can be used along with the Oak Lounge providing extra capacity for those events that require a more flexible space.

Adaptability is the key and our events team will be happy to discuss further your exact requirements.

3 More Reasons To Choose Us For Your Essex Party Venue?
Catering For Your Party Guests

As one of the leading Essex party venues, you would expect full catering options to be available for your celebration and your guests, whether this is twenty or four hundred.

The Kings Oak has experienced chefs who are used to providing catering for all types of functions. passing buffets, full buffets, barbecues, spit roasts, 3-course sit-down meals, Caribbean or kosher, whatever the occasion our chefs will rise to the challenge.

Cocktails & Entertainers ...

Why not add a full cocktail service to your party or some special entertainment? We use a whole host of professional entertainers to make your Essex party event that little bit ‘extra special’.

Chocolate fountains, photo booths, roulette tables, magicians, stilt walkers, you name it we can provide it. Want a themed evening? Just let us know what your fantasy is (within reason..!) and we’ll put it all together for you.

Experienced Team On Hand

Our experienced events team can help you plan and organise your birthday party, anniversary, engagement, christening, charity ball, school prom or just an intimate dinner party with cocktails… no task is too small or too big.

In the course of a year, our events team will plan, organise and successfully run over 300 events of various types of celebration. With ideas and special touches, your search for a party venue in Essex is over.

  • Birthday Parties
  • Anniversary celebrations
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
  • Christening Gathering
  • Baby Showers
  • Charity Events
  • School Proms
  • Funeral Wakes
  • Corporate Events
  • Fashion Shows
  • Product Launches
  • Film & TV Projects

Special Hire Deals Sometimes Available

Got a birthday, anniversary or event to celebrate soon? Periodically, we release dates that qualify for special reduced prices.

This means that private hiring our stunning KINGS ROOM or glamorous BEACH CLUB MARQUEE can be an absolute bargain.

To find out details of any available special deals and available dates, call our events team on 0208 508 5000 or go to our PARTY VENUE PROMOTIONS PAGE.