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The Royal Hotel, a listed property built in 1791 as former  haunt of Royalty and Aristocracy, is ready to welcome you. Blending the original structure’s rich history with 21st-Century comforts, the sympathetic restoration of this jewel in the crown of Southend-on-Sea now comprises a ground floor cocktail bar and lounge along with the Ballroom situated in the first floor. 

 

  01702 899 222

Our ground floor Bar and Lounge and outside seating is open, but at a much reduced capacity to allow for 2 metres between tables wherever possible.

NEW GUIDELINES 

Masks must be worn at all times, except when seated at your table.

All bookings are limited to 6 guests per table (from a maximum of two households) if you are all Southend residents. If you are from a tier 2 or tier 3 area you must abide by the rules of the tier of where you reside and you can only socialise with people from your own household/bubble.

Tables are held for a maximum of 15 minutes after your reserved time before being released.

If you or anyone from your party experience any symptoms associated with Covid 19, please do not attend your booking.

Please make use of our complimentary sanitizer stations.   Please use before and after using the restrooms.

Please do not approach other tables, regardless if you are maintaining social distancing.

 

Please keep conversation to a normal level. Please do not shout or call out to other tables.

 

Please do not attempt to order at the bar. We are offering table service only.

 
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COCKTAIL BAR & lounge

The Cocktail Bar and Lounge is the perfect setting for lunch or dinner in a relaxed, stylish setting, where you can enjoy our fresh dishes made daily. The Lounge also serves an array of fabulous tea and coffee  

Our resident mixologist has created a variety of signature drinks, along with old school classics, contemporary twists and new found favourites. 

An array of freshly prepared platters are available in the bar daily, perfect for sharing with your friends whilst enjoying a cocktail.

 

The Ballroom

Available to hire, the Ballroom is a stunning room with period décor, including extensive cornice work.  The Ballroom, provides a wonderful event experience with superb views across the Thames - including the world famous pier.  Perfect for weddings and celebrations.   Currently not available for hire due to Covid 19 restrictions.  

 

Menus

We will try and offer our full menu whenever possible, but please be aware that our food is delivered fresh daily, and not all of our local suppliers are able to fulfill all orders every day due to Covid 19 restrictions.   

 
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OPENING HOURS AND SERVICES 

Monday  - closed

Tuesday  - closed

Wednesday - midday until 10pm

Thursday  - midday until 10pm

Friday  - midday until 10pm

Saturday  - midday until 10pm

Sunday - midday until 9pm

 

DEPOSIT INFORMATION 

The Royal Hotel takes customer Deposits, in some circumstances, to secure table bookings for meals or for certain events. Should a customer choose either to cancel in advance or not attend, regardless of the reason, it is the Royal Hotel’s policy that the deposit is not refunded. Also, a customer deposit cannot be transferred to offset part of another customer’s bill. However, completely at management’s discretion, deposits on tables for meals may be transferred to reserve a similar booking at a later date. Tickets purchased for an event are non-refundable if the customer cancels or does not attend. 

 
 

GALLERY

fish competition
limes
Scallops
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low solver tankard mint and pineapple
The Royal Hotel
Pornstar Martini anyone?
Free pouring
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Small selection from the back bar
Royal Hotel Cocktail Bar
Cheers!
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Cocktail time!
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The Royal Hotel, come join us

CONTACT & LOCATION

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK AND HOW WE'RE DOING

For reservations calL 01702 899 222


1 High Street, Southend on Sea, Essex, SS11JE

Lounge and Bar open 10am till late everyday

 
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