What's On

Upcoming events 

Along with the fabulous food and beverages we serve on our ground floor, every week we are delighted to host an array of fabulous events that take place in our grand Ballroom.   Booking ahead for these great events is always advised.  If there is any information you cannot find about our events or if you have any questions please do call our team who will be happy to assist 01702 899 222.

Dragged out for fun

Get yourself ready for a fun fuelled night of prize bingo bango, party games, lip sync battles and classic gameshows of the past brought back to life!     This is a great evening of cheeky entertainment and unmissable prizes. 

Upcoming dates:

24th September

29th October

26th November

10th December

17th December - Christmas Special - £40 pp - includes 2 course dinner and festive special show

Royal Boozy Brunch Club


Our fabulous Royal Boozy Brunch Club is available every month in our grand Ballroom from midday with last tables sat at 3pm.   


A fantastic brunch with plenty of  fizz and cocktails and our resident DJ playing  chilled vibes to accompany the mood. Price includes select beverages and a main course. only £35 per person.

Upcoming dates:


7th August

4th September

2nd October

6th November

4th December

To book your place please click below and head to your preferred date using our online diary system.

Afternoon Tea Party

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Once a month we are hosting a fantastic afternoon tea party in our grand Ballroom.  You can either choose an afternoon tea with or without cocktails, or perhaps you would like to sample 3 types of Champagne.


Afternoon Tea -  £20 per person

Afternoon Tea with 3 Cocktails  -  £35 per person

Afternoon Tea with 3 glasses of Taittinger Champagne - £50 per person


Arrival times between midday and 1pm  or  2.30pm and 3.30pm, for a two hour duration at your table.


19th June

17th July

21st August

18th September

16th October

20th November

18th December (festive special)

To book your place please click below and head to your preferred date using our online diary system.

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Our famously funny nights are now proudly held at Southend’s premier restaurant and cocktail bar; The Royal Hotel, in the grand Ballroom.

With table service to your candlelit tables, you can truly relax in the stylish surroundings while enjoying top quality comedy by the best professional comedians on the circuit gracing The Comedy Club's stage, you know you're in for a fantastic night out!


17.50 per person


17th September

22nd October

12th November

21st December

Crime Scene Illusion 

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Appearing for the first time at Brighton Fringe Festival, Crime Scene Illusion is an exploration of crime scene investigation through the use of storytelling and magic.  Written and presented by Tracy Wise, Crime Scene Illusion presents magic in an innovative way creating an engaging, entertaining and interactive show.  


What secrets does your handwriting hold?  How reliable is your memory?  How can you tell if somebody is lying?  How can blood patterns help to solve a mystery?  The answers may surprise you.  The show certainly will. 

30th September

Tales from the Shadows -

Spine chilling stories of ghosts, murder and mystery mixed with dark magic by award winning magician Tracy Wise. Immerse yourself in the dark side of history and mystery to discover what hides in the shadows. Not for those of a nervous disposition. Join us, if you dare. After all, they only stories and they come to an end eventually – don’t they?


Ticket Price at £25per person

Price includes fabulous show and delicious mini platter.


To reserve your tickets please call  01702 899 222


 31st October – Halloween Special 

Not for those of a nervous disposition. 


19th November – If the Walls Could Talk 

An evening of spine chilling stories of ghost, murder, history and mystery laced with magic.





 22nd December – Christmas Special - Krampus

Have yourself a very, merry Hauntmas! Tales from the Shadows brings you a very special festive show resurrecting the Victorian tradition of Christmas ghost stories.

Live Music 


every sunday afternoon IN Our Ground Floor Lounge from 5.30pm


starting sunday 18th july