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The Perfect Wedding Venue In Essex

Four Stunning Event Spaces Choose From

Congratulations on your engagement. Now you need that perfect wedding venue in Essex to host your reception, your ceremony or indeed both.

Look no further as the Kings Oak can provide all of it. Whatever time of year you want your special day to be, the Kings Oak Hotel bordering Essex and London, and nestling in the beautiful Epping Forest will enchant you and your guests and provide lifelong memories.

Due to its proximity and excellent transport links, The Kings Oak Hotel in High Beach is also within easy reach of London and the counties of Hertfordshire and Kent.

Wedding Venue Availability

All of our wedding venues are very popular, with future bookings as far as two years in advance. It makes sense to start looking early to avoid disappointment.

Our events team can be contacted on 0208 508 5000. Alternatively, you can submit an enquiry form by clicking on the ‘Submit Wedding Enquiry’ button below.


The Ultimate Wedding Venue In Essex ~

Wedding Breakfast 120 Seated
Evening Celebration 200 Standing

Our main wedding venue room has been imaginatively redesigned and refurbished to create a stylish and stunning venue for weddings. The Kings Room is our most popular wedding venue because of its flexibility to be combined with either our Beach Club or Oak Lounge.

This fabulous wedding venue room has a state-of-the-art lighting system. This allows us to bathe the Kings Room in a beautiful array of colours. We can complement the chosen colour theme of the bride’s party and wedding breakfast if required. This creates a truly unique experience and bespoke setting.

Our starlit tented Beach Club adjoins the Kings Room. This provides a delightfully romantic backdrop and chic ‘chill-out’ area for the wedding party and their guests.


An Intimate Wedding Venue In Essex ~
Wedding Breakfast 65 Seated
Evening Celebration 80 Standing

The Oak Lounge is not as big as our Kings Room and slightly smaller than our trendy and glamorous Beach Club. This beautiful event space is a fantastic alternative to those couples seeking something a little more intimate. Magnificent chandeliers hang within this beautiful and adaptable Victorian space. With its double height ceiling, ornate cornicing, floor to ceiling windows, it overlooks our beautiful Epping Forest. It’s all finished off with beautiful mirrors and original wall mounted lighting.

The Oak Lounge retains an air of sophistication and is a wonderful room for both civil ceremonies and wedding breakfasts. Its position within the Kings Oak allows for great flexibility when planning your special day. It adjoins the Kings Room and our Gastro Bar, giving your guests the option to use either before and after the ceremony should this be what you desire.


A Trendy & Glam Wedding Venue In Essex ~
Wedding Breakfast 60 Seated
Evening Celebration 90 Standing

Where the Oak Lounge offers sophistication, The Beach Club offers you somewhere completely glamorous and trendy for your wedding! Essex wedding venues don’t get more ‘glam’ than The Beach Club at the Kings Oak Hotel. With upper & lower terraces, a beautiful starlit ceiling and views across our pool area to a backlit tree line, the Beach Club provides the perfect setting for a romantic wedding ceremony or wedding breakfast.

Immediately adjacent to our fabulous Kings Room, The Beach Club is as close to having an ‘outside’ wedding as you’ll want, knowing that our English weather can be notoriously changeable you can have the benefit of the impression of being outside without worrying about the inclement weather.  It is available all year round with heating to provide comfort even in the wintriest conditions. It can be themed to match your wedding style with or without atriums and is guaranteed to make your wedding that ‘extra special’ and certainly very memorable.


Inspirational & Flexible Wedding Venue ~
Wedding Breakfast 200 Seated
Evening Celebration 300 Standing

For our bigger weddings and celebrations, we have our superb Kings Suite. Designed to facilitate a wedding breakfast for 200-seated guests and another 100 to the evening celebrations, our Kings Suite is the combination of our Glam & Glitz Kings Room and our funky and chic Beach Club.

Beautiful bi-folding doors that normally separate these two event spaces can be opened to create a wonderful open area we call our Kings Suite. The flexibility of the Kings Suite allows many combinations for a wedding breakfast or a combined civil ceremony and wedding breakfast.


Marbella Inspired Luxury Wedding Venue ~
Buffet Style Wedding Breakfast 250
Evening Celebration 250

Set within our private walled garden, this Essex wedding venue features a 100ft swimming pool and contemporary poolside lounge and dining area. Here you can host your wedding guests in our pool gardens with your own personal chef serving BBQ or Hog Roast. Or, why not a summer buffet. Complete with its own ‘Tiki’ bar serving champagne and cocktails, this venue really does impress.

With the backdrop of Epping Forest, your wedding guests cannot help to be impressed by the location. On a day-to-day basis, this is a member’s only area and is designed to transport you to a world of glamour and exotic beauty. A fabulous location to relieve the stresses of daily life in an oasis of calm.

Civil Ceremony Or Blessing?

Please note that our Pool Gardens are not licensed for civil ceremonies. But it does offer a fantastic venue for guests to use after a civil ceremony in our Beach Club or Kings Room or indeed after travelling from a church wedding. Our Pool Gardens have been used for blessings which do not require a license.

3 More Reasons To Choose Us As Your Wedding Venue?
Licensed Wedding Venue In Essex

The Kings Oak Hotel is a licensed wedding venue in Essex allowing civil ceremonies to take place in three of our beautiful function suites.

Capacity ranges from 30 to 200 guests. Be sure to check out all of our venues.

If a civil ceremony is not what you are looking for, the convenience of the beautiful and historic Church of the Holy Innocents lays just a ¼ of a mile away.

Many couples who use the Kings Oak for their wedding receptions get married in this stunning Epping Forest church, in one of the most idyllic spots you’re likely to find.

Wedding Venue Only

Our wedding planning team are happy to discuss the Kings Oak Hotel being hired out on a venue-only basis.

We appreciate that certain specific cultural requirements are sometimes best left to the wedding party themselves.

However, we will always provide the support of our wedding planners to assist in the big day. Jewish, Greek and Asian cultures may well find this arrangement better suited to their plans.

We should, however, point out that our kitchen team have a very broad experience of all of these cuisines.

Wedding Venue Catering

The Kings Oak Hotel has its own kitchen and chefs to provide the finest of wedding breakfasts.

We have the capability of offering menus to suit all tastes and all budgets.

As a premier wedding venue in Essex, where possible, we pride ourselves in using as much of the locally produced ingredients that we can.

If you’re lucky enough to be getting married and have secured one of our special wedding deals, we want to reassure you that the food quality remains exactly the same as our standard wedding packages. Consistent quality is of paramount importance to our chef and his team.