A killing at the Races - Saturday 12th August 2023

Fancy an evening of thrills, suspense & intrigue? Our murder Mystery Dining Evening is for you! Join us at 7pm for drinks then be entertained by professional actors.

A MURDER will happen. You will be given clues throughout your delicious 3 course meal.

You become the detective & solve the crime. Who amongst your friends & Family will be the first to guess who done it? A brilliant evening of super sleuthing.


Saturday 12th August

Sit down 7:30pm



Tomato Soup with a freshly baked roll (V, Ve) (GF on request)

Smooth Chicken Liver Pate with Soda bread

Watermelon, watercress & Feta cheese salad with pumpkin seeds (V, GF)

Roasted Chicken with gratin potatoes & cherry tomato, grilled aubergine, courgette and yellow and red peppers
Pan seared Rockport Hake with crispy skin, new potatoes & sugar snap peas (GF)
Mushroom and spinach Wellington with seasonal vegetables (V)

Mushroom and leek pie served with cherry tomato, grilled aubergine, courgette and yellow and red peppers (Ve, GF)


Caramel & apple pie with custard
Freshly cooked waffle with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce
White chocolate & raspberry cheesecake

Chocolate Brownie with vegan vanilla ice cream (GF,Ve)


Bookings by telephone 01708 860222 or email:


A deposit £15 per person is payable at time of booking. The deposit is refundable if cancelled within 14 days of the date of booking. The balance payment of £34.99 per person is required by the 15th July 2023. Failure to pay the balance on time will result in your booking being cancelled & no refunds will be issued. In the event of the hotel or performer cancelling the event a full refund will be given. Payment can be made by credit card or by bank transfer. Details will be provided with booking confirmation.

The Thurrock Hotel, Ship Lane, Aveley, Essex RM19 1YN

Our Themed Murder Mystery Dining Events normally commence with guests arriving around 7pm for drinks in the bar and lounge.  Seating is at approximately 7:30pm where you will be thoroughly briefed and entertained by professional actors. A MURDER will occur during your delicious 3 course meal.  Can you become the detective and solve the crime? Who amongst your family & friends will be the first to guess 'whodunit'?  A fantastic fun evening awaits. Fancy Dress is optional. Plenty of free car parking at the hotel.

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