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“We had a fantastic party and were very well looked after.”

Mr Scorer | January 2018



If you are planning a party to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or special occasion then look no further as Blakes is the party venue in Essex!

You have a choice of two private rooms holding from 50 to 300 guests, both with a contained bar, dance floor and private garden areas.

With fantastic hire options and flexible catering packages and offers available, Blakes can assure you that we can create a bespoke party package to suit your budgets and requirements.


Are you trying to raise money for a charity or looking to hold a dinner for friends and family? Whatever the occasion, a Dinner Dance at Blakes will be a night to remember! We have two beautiful function rooms to choose from, a wide selection of delicious three course menus to suit all tastes and a well-stocked bar.

We take great pride in the quality of our food and exceptional standards of service and guidance with menu and wine selections if required. In each room there is a private bar and dance floor area. You are welcome to provide your own entertainment or alternatively let us make the arrangements for you! We have our own resident DJ or we can recommend one of our tried and trusted bands and singers.

We’d love to find out more information about what you’re looking for so get in touch!


Any introduction to adulthood deserves a party with a wow factor and at Blakes we know how important bar and bat mitzvah celebrations are. Whatever type of simcha you’re planning – from a small intimate gathering, to a large extravagant party – Blakes is the perfect back-drop and is located in close proximity to London with ample onsite parking.

Here at Blakes we provide help and assistance throughout the planning process, down to the very last detail and are on hand every step of the way. With two rooms to choose from, each is capable of accommodating your every requirement and are equipped with their own bar and bespoke decor that provides the perfect setting to add your own unique style to the room.

Whether you require a standing reception or a sit down dinner, Blakes offers a selection of menu’s and dishes from our in-house catering team and provides kosher facilities. Our attention to detail and stunning venue with ensure a truly memorable simcha.


Looking to hold a Christening party in Essex? We’ve got you covered! Christenings are the ideal way to bring families and friends together to celebrate new beginning and here at Blakes we can accommodate christening receptions of all sizes and styles. We take great pride in providing exquisite service and catering options so if you are looking for a relaxed afternoon tea or a delectable buffet, our menus offer something special that can be tailored to you and your loved ones.


With the greatest sympathy and compassion, Blakes can help to make this difficult time a little easier. We offer a peaceful setting for you to hold the wake of your loved one with a choice of two rooms completely private to your party. We can offer a range of packages for food and beverages; from unlimited tea and coffee to sandwich platters or hot fork buffets – request our catering pack for more information.


We offer a fantastic selection of menus that can be tailored to suit your budget and dietary requirements. We will always use the best quality seasonal ingredients, sourced locally where possible.

Themed canapés

Finger buffet

Bowl food

Hot fork buffet

Seasonal buffets

BBQs + spit roast

Dessert platters


Sit down menu

A la carte 


Afternoon tea


We provide a complete bar service for you and you can choose from any of our drinks packages, or we can create you a truly bespoke package. From our signature Blakes cocktail as reception drinks to unlimited drinks packages, we can refine and tailor these for you and your guests.


Capacity:100 to 300Layout:Formal/Informal
Carriages:MidnightLate license:On request
Family friendly:Yes!Exclusivity:Yes
Children’s parties:NoSecurity:For 18th & 21st

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