A Boutique B&B, dining destination, wedding & events venue

Bought in 2017 and renovated by Andrew and Christina, Downham Hall has been lovingly refurbished to become a home to welcome guests for a variety of reasons.

Our food offering is exceptional and fast becoming locally renowned, our bedrooms receive extremely complimentary reviews and accolades for their comfort, style and tranquil setting, our events are well appreciated by all attendees and our wedding couples revel in the charm and romance of the Hall as their home for their special day.

Whilst a visit to us may offer you a perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or an evening meal, it is undeniably our outstanding views which form the perfect backdrop to your stay or visit here. Whatever the reason for your visit, we take great pride in being a destination venue which provides impeccable yet service and exceptional food with your every comfort taken into our care and consideration.

We very much look forward to welcoming you here.

A covid secure venue


Following the latest Government regulations and as the country enters another period of lockdown, Downham Hall will remain closed for dining services until further notice.

Bookings for for future dates in 2021 can still be made using our on line book a table service or you can call for bookings, enquiries and gift voucher purchases. Wedding show rounds are also still able to proceed under Tier 3 restrictions.

Our five B&B guest rooms are still available to book for those needing accommodation for work, education, medical, care or moving home.

Please use our book a room or book a table button, call 01268 422464 or email infor@downhamhall.com


Here are the measures we are taking to reduce the risk from spreading the virus:

Extra cleaning of all shared surfaces at increased intervals.
Removing shared table dressings and only providing condiments/sugar at your request.
Use of mainly disposable menus or wipe clean menu folders.
One metre distancing between tables, two metres where possible.
Masks worn by all staff and customers to wear masks until seated.
Hand sanitising stations for your convenience.
Fans and windows open to assist ventilation where possible.
Diner registration to assist track and trace
NHS Covid 19 App QR Code

Food @ Downham Hall

high quality dining in a beautiful setting

Downham hall is currently open from Friday, Saturday and Sunday, offering breakfast, festive lunch and evening dinner and our popular Sunday lunch which has been sprinkled with christmas magic to include traditional and contemporary festive food. Please view our menus using the Menus tab above or click the link below to discover what treats await you.

Stay with us

Downham Hall offers relaxed yet luxurious boutique accommodation, suitable for any length of stay, from an overnight business trip to a longer retreat to the countryside to visit our beautiful county.

The Hall has five luxurious rooms enjoying contemporary yet classic furnishings and design, ensuite bathrooms, free WIFI, flat screen internet enabled TV and tea and coffee making facilities including an . One of our rooms can be made into a twin or family room to meet our guests requirements. Our Bridal Suite enjoys the added benefit of stunning views over the grounds and surrounding countryside as well as a full size bath and double walk in shower.

Guests can enjoy use of the public areas and grounds to relax as well as bike hire and suggested local walks.

Dogs are welcome but must be supervised at all times.

Festive Gourmet Weekend Break

Why not treat yourself or someone you love to our Festive Gourmet Weekend Break including 3 course meal, prosecco in your room, bed and breakfast for just £195 for 2 people. Gift vouchers available.

Our direct rates are more competitive than online booking platforms so please call us or use the booking facility here on the website, our direct line is 01268 422464.


As a family owned and run business with a small friendly hand-selected team, we can offer you the flexibility to make your special day truly your own.

Meeting facilities & Corporate events

The perfect venue to host your meeting or corporate event. From a small meeting to a large event or conference, you can be assured of our professional service and support throughout.


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Discover Downham Hall and get inspired for your next stay. Browse our rooms, grounds and previous weddings / events held here.

Celebration of life

Downham Hall offers a tranquil and comfortable location for Wakes and Celebrations of Life.

As a Covid Secure venue we can offer a socially distanced, safe venue for up to 15 with exceptional food and hospitality to match.

Contact Us

Located in the Essex countryside in the head of a valley which heads down to the River Crouch and overlooks the Thames Estuary.