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 Cocktails, Fizz, Buffet and More


Looking for the perfect venue to host your next celebration? Look no further than Royal Hotel Southend. Our elegant and spacious event spaces provide the perfect backdrop for any occasion.

Sip on expertly crafted cocktails while enjoying a delicious buffet spread, featuring a variety of dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Our experienced team will work with you to create a menu that fits your preferences and budget.

Whether you want to dance the night away or enjoy a more laid-back celebration, we have something for everyone.

Book your next party at Royal Hotel Southend and experience the best in cocktails, buffet and more.


Contact us today to schedule a showround and start planning your unforgettable event.

Telephone: 01702 899 222


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We have two wonderful spaces that are perfect for your amazing party; our basement speakeasy bar, Legbas  and our grand Ballroom are both available for exclusive use. 

LEGBAS - for up to 60 guests

Step back in time and experience the roaring 20s at Royal Hotel's basement speakeasy. Our hidden gem provides the perfect ambiance for a night of illicit fun and indulgence for up to 60 guests.

Step into a world of secrecy and decadence at our basement speakeasy. Book your next party today.

For more information on Legbas hire, menus and more please click HERE



Up to 100 guests maximum

Situated on the first floor of The Royal Hotel the Ballroom is a grand space to host party.

The Ballroom can offer a mix of standing and seating for your guests.  The Ballroom also offers:

  • Private bar

  • Private bathrooms

  • Dedicated Event Manager​ & Staff

Our Ballroom is the perfect venue to host your next party or celebration. With a capacity of up to 100 guests, our team will work with you to create a most memorable party.

For more information on hire and menus please see below.

Please be aware that The Royal Hotel is a listed building and there is no disabled access to the Ballroom. The Ballroom can only be accessed via stairs.



We have created a wide selection of wonderful packages for you to choose  from. Our Events Team are on hand should you have any queries or need any advice for your event.


With all our food being prepared onsite we also cater for a number of allergies. But please always make sure you let us know in advance, so our Head Chef can prepare some alternatives or adaptations to the menu for you.


If you have any queries at all we will be here to assist in anyway that we can.


More Ballroom Information

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Hire Rates


Party Menus

Fancy DJ


Telephone: 01702 899 222


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