Food @ Downham Hall

Downham Hall , Castledon Road, Essex, Downham, Essex, United Kingdom, CM11 1LG
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Opening Information

April - Opening Times
12th till 25th April 2021
Breakfast - Monday - Sunday 9.00am till 11.30am
Lunch - Monday - Sunday 12.00pm till 7.00pm

26th April till 17th May 2021
Monday - Tuesday - CLOSED
Breakfast - Wednesday - Sunday 9.00am till 11.30am
Lunch - Wednesday - Sunday 12.00pm till 7.00pm

17th May - Ongoing
Outside
TBC
Inside:
Evening dinner:
Wednesday - Saturday 6.00pm till 10.00pm
Sunday Lunch:
Sundays - 12.00pm till 4.00pm

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Free Parking
  • Families and Children Welcome at lunch
  • Event Space
  • Business Lunch
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Bar
  • Accommodation

About Food @ Downham Hall

Located in the Essex countryside in the head of a valley which heads down to the River Crouch and overlooks the Thames Estuary in the distance. We are close to several towns, including Billericay, Wickford and Downham.
Now fully operating as a Modern European restaurant with our new chef who has senior experience in 2 Michelin Star restaurants and has built an excellent team around him delivering fantastic food

Cuisine: Bistro, British, Brunch, Contemporary, Locally Sourced, Sunday Lunch, European
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Visited twice once to the salon for manicure and pedicure with the lovely Samantha an excellent and beautiful atmosphere, then the following week with a friend for lunch in the marquee delicious and a really lovely cheerful young guy waited on our table.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Absolutely lovely! A friend and I had a late lunch at Downham hall mid week, we were very impressed with the service, food and venue. We sat outside in the sunshine, although it was chilly it was a perfect day to eat outside. The Gnocchi was to die for as were the pizza (I would have liked a slightly bigger pizza base but I certainly wasn’t hungry after). The menu is perfectly formed with a good selection of dishes, that was the hardest part-choosing! I would recommend it for a lovely relaxed lunch or dinner, just take a blanket until the weather warms up! The staff are simply lovely and very accommodating.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Relaxed afternoon in the sunshine with great food and drink

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Visited On Friday, 16 April 2021

Fabulous lunch, pizza and garlic bread were astounding! Staff were very friendly and welcoming. I very much look forward to returning.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 April 2021

Amazing. As always.

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Visited On Monday, 19 April 2021

The food was lovely under such difficult times for you all. You have got it just right. Really enjoyed my Birthday afternoon. Thank you x

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Visited On Sunday, 18 April 2021

What a lovely afternoon... we took a walk in the beautiful surrounding countryside following a map provided by Downham Hall and finished with a delicious lunch there. We would recommend the charcuterie and patatas bravas and the pizzas were delicious. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We’ll be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 April 2021

We were happy to have the delicious home made pizzas and garlic bread, which were served quickly and by friendly staff. The outside dining made the most of the beautiful views.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 April 2021

Really lovely outside dining area. Food was delicious (we had pizzas, a salad plate and desserts). Staff were very friendly and service was good. We had some additional items on our bill which was a genuine error but just check your bill ;-). We did feel like the food was a bit overpriced but it is a lovely setting and we would go back.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 April 2021

Very welcoming, great service and lovely food.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 April 2021

Amazing venue, superb service & delicious food after a lovely local walk

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Visited On Friday, 16 April 2021

Lovely location, food and service. Will certainly be back soon

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Visited On Friday, 16 April 2021

The slightly chilly evening was more than compensated for by the warm welcome and excellent food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Lovely food, great views and friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Lovely restaurant, beautiful surroundings. We were waited on by the owner, who was extremely approachable and friendly, adding to the wonderful atmosphere at Downham Hall. The food was very good, not quite excellent, but we would certainly return once restrictions are lifted. Easy free parking. Would highly recommend coming here.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 December 2020

It was our first visit to Downham Hall and we were blown away by the amazing food, the lovely atmosphere and the friendly staff. A truly wonderful experience for a special birthday suprise....we will definitely be back.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 December 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Downham Hall. The service was excellent and the staff were very welcoming and friendly. We will definitely return again and will be recommending to friends and family. Thank you.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 December 2020

very pleasant stay staff helpful food/wine excelllent room very nice views an added bonus will be back soon for another visit

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Visited On Friday, 11 December 2020

It was superb & rice pudding brûlée was heaven, Many thanks for a lovely evening

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Visited On Friday, 11 December 2020

Lovely place, lovely setting, friendly staff, lovely food. Enjoyed my visit to Downham Hall very much.

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Visited On Friday, 11 December 2020

Had a lovely breakfast at the Downham Hall, great service and a lovely ambience in the conservatory, top quality produce used however my bacon was a bit chewy? We will return!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Reception staff are excellent The location and ambiance faultless The menu price has increased and felt £40 for 2 course Sunday lunch roast is over priced. The Malbec wine listed wasn't the wine we received. It was meant to be from Argentina but nonetheless it was still nice.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Excellent food and atmosphere with friendly and attentive staff, look forward to further meals here

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

Enjoyable, attentive staff. Enjoyed having live music as well.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Best food ever tasted, excellent staff, very pleasing surroundings. We will be back soon

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