Functions, Events & Party Packages


  • We have a wide selection of party packages, set menus, finger & fork buffets as well as BBQ menus suitable for almost any occasions. Should you not find what you are looking for then please do contact us and we'd be happy to create a menu to suit you and your budget . Check out our Party Packages
  •  For more formal events Please download a copy of our current Functions Brochure & Menus & our Function Tariff.


    During the year we hold a number of events ranging from annual days such as Mothers Day or Valentines through to Christmas and New Year Parties. We also have Murder Mystery Dinners/weekends, Only Fools & 3 Courses and much more - please see below or download our Forthcoming Events 2020

    Contact Mel in Events for further information or to discuss availability 01708 860222 or email:

  • Murder Mystery nights -  You become the detective and solve the crime! A brilliant evening with entertainment by professional actors & a delicious 3 course dinner to feed the little grey cells
  • Only Fools & 3 Courses -  Delboy, Rodders and the gang are back! Will they be able to behave? Sit down to a 3 course dinner & hope that you won't be next to Uncle 'during the war' Albert
  • 80's & 90's Party Nights - Come and enjoy a great night out that won't break the bank with family, friends, colleagues at our party which rolls back the decades and enjoy a scrumptious 3 course meal
  • Only Fools Visit Fawlty Towers - Comedy Dining are pleased to bring together two iconic shows, afterour success with Only Fools and 3 Courses and Fawlty Towers, wenow have Fools @ Fawlty Towers! Four professional actors will portray different characters during the evening entertainment
    including, Basil, Del Boy, Rodney, Manuel, Uncle Albert, Trigger, Sybil, Boycie, Slater, Raquel, Tony and Cassandra.
    Boycie has organised a surprise 50th Birthday Party for Del Boy and has booked the function Suite at Fawlty Towers, Basil is not happy, but Sybil is looking forward to a fabulous night. Rodney and Cassandra have got the message that it is Fancy Dress party, any guesses who they will
    arrive as? Uncle Albert tries to organise a sing a long, as only he can! Grand Finale with Raquel and Tony - don’t miss this. All the above and a superb three course meal, LOVELY JUBBLY.
  • Tribute NIghts - enjoy a fabulous tribute night and choose from ABBA, DIRTY DANCING and LUTHER VANDROS / STEVIE WONDER / MOTOWN & SOUL 

For full details please download our Forthcoming Events 2020 brochure.

The Thurrock Hotel is a fantastic venue for holding an event in Essex. If you have any annual event or special celebration, family gathering then we have a range of function rooms,from the lovely Garden Room, with French windows onto a patio overlooking the courtyard garden which can hold up to 140 people to The Belmont Suite, suitable for smaller weddings of up to 100 guests. Don't just take our word for it, see what Hayley Munday from Essex had to say...

"I just want to thank you for such a fantastic evening and stay. It's very rare that i ever decide to do something for me that i really want to do but decided on my 40th i didn't want a party and to fill a hall with people that i only see once in a blue moon or just to make up numbers.After meeting with Mel and she suggesting the dinner dance with my own suite i was thrilled this meant that i could really have it how i wanted right down to every detail!  Kirsty was great in the evening, not having been around beforehand to know what had been arranged she swiftly changed things as they arose and always checked in with me before doing anything.

£25 for a 3 course meal isn't much these days and i wasn't sure what to expect but you completely exceeded my expectations. The food was great! Breakfast too!

Mr & Mrs McDonagh said this about there Golden wedding anniversary:
To the event team I &  my wife would like to thank you all for making our wedding anniversary a great success and particularly Mel,David and also Robert Who we originally made the arrangements with The food was excellent and would like to thank the chef and kitchen staff not forgetting the waiters and waitresses and particularly Kirsty who organised and supervised the night excellently.
Many thanks
Tom McDonagh

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