Food @ Downham Hall

Downham Hall , Castledon Road, Essex, Downham, Essex, United Kingdom, CM11 1LG
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December Opening Times
Friday -Breakfast 8:00-9.45am Lunch 12 - 4pm Dinner 18:00 - 22:00
Saturday -Breakfast 8:00-9.45an Lunch 12 - 4pm Dinner 18:00 - 22:00
Sunday Breakfast 8:00-9.45am Sunday Lunch 12:00 - 4pm
Additional festive season opening times:
Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd December Breakfast 8 - 9.45am, Lunch 12 - 4pm Dinner 6 -10pm
Thursday 24th December Breakfast 8 - 11am Lunch 12pm to 4pm

Restaurant Closed Christmas Day up to and including 30th December 2020.
Open New Years Eve for Dinner 6pm to 11pm
B&B open throughout Christmas and New Year period.
Restaurant closed 1st January 2021 to 7th January 2021

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 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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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

We absolutely love Downham hall We had a wonderful breakfast which came out promptly and was very tasty. Your staff were welcoming and friendly and we had a lovely table with a view. Highly recommended venue which we will return to. Only constructive feedback would be we waited a little longer than ideal for someone to come and take a drink order from us initially and the orange juice although very tasty was a little pricy for what it was but your food itself is very reasonable in price. Thankyou 😊

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Visited On Sunday, 06 December 2020

My sister and I booked for sunday breakfast and have to say what a lovely warm welcome as we stepped into the lovely decorated hall to be greeted like old friends. We ordered the full english smaller breakfast so glad we did as was more than enough for us, the plates were hot as was the food which pleased us.The quality of the food was top notch as was the service.We finished up with toast and marmalade washed down with a pot of tea wonderful will be back soon..Thank you x

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Third time visiting and each time the food and service gets better and better. The staff couldn’t do more to make you feel welcome and the food was absolutely fantastic. The price is a bargain too.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 December 2020

Since the pandemic started we have been very particular about eating out, we had a lovely breakfast on Saturday, good food, lovely setting, good service. But more importantly we felt very comfortable with the COVID measures that you have put in place. We will definitely be recommending you, and we will definitely come again.

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Visited On Friday, 04 December 2020

Lovely place friendly staff unfortunately the food was cold and coffee weak Really attractive decor but again very cold In Conservatory

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Visited On Saturday, 17 October 2020

I have been here a few times now - I love the location - who knew somewhere so lovely was so close to us. I am always welcomed warmly. Service is always good and if there has been a problem the team have been on the case and kept me informed. It can be a little pricey but the very tasty food and location makes me forget that.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Amazing food and service, as always. We’ll be back, just as soon as we are allowed to!

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Visited On Saturday, 31 October 2020

Lovely meal, we felt very safe. Downham Hall has become a favourite of ours over the summer. Christina & all the staff 'follow the rules' but still make a very pleasurable time. Thank you, see you again soon 🙂

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Enjoyed a lovely Sunday Roast for our last outing for a month!!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

Very friendly staff. Lovely lunch. Beautiful setting.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 November 2020

A true gem! From the minute we arrived to the minute we left the service, atmosphere and food was amazing. The staff are super attentive and extremely welcoming. We're looking forward to our next visit. Thanks for having us.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 October 2020

My favourite venue for breakfast and one that I will keep returning to.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 October 2020

Fantastic Staff, nothing was too much trouble, Food was lovely and I really can’t believe this little gen is on our doorstep. I will definitely be back for lunch & dinner.

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Visited On Thursday, 22 October 2020

You made me feel very welcome. Service and general helpfulness of staff first class. Pretty dining room. Good food. It looked clean and Covid secure. Am looking forward to returning and having a light bite or a winter special.

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