THE judges had said: A beautiful venue set in lovely grounds. Judges were impressed by Orsett Hall’s attention to detail, wonderful testimonials and a clear and transparent pricing structure. Judges also commented on the value of the assigned ‘Guide for Brides’ to assist couples with decisions beforehand and to support them on their big day.
ANDREA Ince, Marketing Manager for The Garden Restaurant said, “To win one Award would have been a remarkable achievement but to win three was fantastic and very unexpected! We are extremely proud of our Garden Restaurant and truly believe it is one of the best Restaurants in Essex for fine dining outside London. Winning these Awards is acknowledgement by industry professionals that this is the case. We are so pleased for our Executive Head Chef Robert Pearce for this personal achievement and also to Junior Sous Chef Andrew D’Amery who came a very close second in the Chef of the Year category. There are lots of exciting things happening in Thurrock at the moment making it a great place to live and work and these Awards prove that Thurrock is a great place to dine too”
IF YOU haven’t been to the Garden restaurant at Orsett Hall, then we really can recommend it. If you need the proof of the pudding, then two of the chef’s are through to the final of the Best Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year awards.
STEVE and Simon were both Soul DJs that played the Top House pub in Aveley and The Prince of Wales pub in South Ockendon. Steve says “I used to go to the Goldmine when I wasn’t working myself. People would flock in from all around the country just to be part of the famous Soul scene. The Club was demolished over twenty years ago which has left us with just good memories”.
THOUSANDS of people attended the Family Fun Day at Orsett Hall on Bank Holiday Monday. The sun shone and great fun was had by all – there was a BBQ, Stilt Walkers, hours of fun on the Partyman Inflatables, Circus Skills, Tea Room and a live Show from Jimbo the Partyman.
ON Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, Orsett Hall has their Family Fun Day. A great day out for all the family with Inflatables and Entertainment from The Partyman Company, BBQ, Circus Skills, Live Show from Jimbo the Partyman, Psychic Readers, Tea Room, Bar, Competitions, Face Painting and Live Entertainment on the stage.
TWO English football legends are set to appear at Orsett Hall. A Night with Jimmy Greaves and Ron Chopper Harris is at Orsett Hall on Thursday 25 July 2013.
This Friday evening in the Whitmore Suite, we have Friday Night Live featuring COLUMBIA, who are Essex’s Finest Cover Band, playing chart hits from the last 6 decades; including The Kinks, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, The Jacksons and even Dolly Parton right through to today’s classics such as Katy Perry, Oasis, Maroon 5, Take That and Kings Of Leon delivering every song with their own trademark style.
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THE route took drivers point to point from Orsett in Essex to Reims, then on to Lyons and finally to Cannes which signalled the end of the race on Sunday. Adding to the competitive camaraderie, the vehicles entered in the rally should be worth no more than £500 themselves.
THREE top comedians and a night packed with comedy? Check. A top venue with a great atmosphere? Check. Waitress service to your table? Check. That’s it sorted then, the Official Comedy Club returns to the Orsett Hall on Thursday 13 June for another fantastic night of live stand – up comedy.
OVER 3000 people attended the Strawberry Fayre held at Orsett Hall on Bank Holiday Monday. There was something to do for all the family and wherever you went you were greeted with smiling faces. The Fayre is a chance for all the family to get together and enjoy an afternoon of fun, food, drink and entertainment at Orsett Hall.
THE sun is finally shining and here at Orsett Hall, we have an event that will help put a smile on everyone’s faces! Why not come along to the Strawberry Fayre on Bank Holiday Monday 27 May 2013 being organised by Orsett Hall and The Partyman Company which promises to be fun for all the family.
THE COMEDY Club at the Orsett Hall Hotel on Thursday 9 May should be at the top of every fun-lover’s diary! The Comedy Club specialises in genuine, laugh out loud entertainment and with 3 top comedians performing as seen on TV, do not miss out, otherwise the joke is on you!
IT is always encouraging to see a business trying out a new venture and offer fresh entertainment into the area.
Orsett Hall has introduced a new comedy evening over the last few months in the wonderfully appointed Pavilion Room. This venue is nicely set out with a small stage appropriately lit and a good friendly feel to the place. It is good value as well with three comedians on the bill plus a disco,if you so wish, for just £12 or £10 if you are a comedy club member.
THE Official Comedy Club returns to the Orsett Hall Hotel on Thursday 4 April. Witness this fantastic venue transform into a stunning Comedy Club and enjoy the electrifying atmosphere and table service throughout the night. Each show features three top stand-up comedians from the prestigious UK comedy circuit, handpicked by The Comedy Club, the UK’s market leading comedy provider.
HADDON Events are bringing their Antiques and Collectibles Fair to Orsett Hall this Sunday 24 March 2013 between 10.00am and 4.00pm.
Entry is £3.00 each and Concessions £2.00 each and there will be drinks, delicious cakes and sandwiches in the Jaguar Bar. Have you got hidden treasure in your home?
WHAT a night… Simply the best night out I have ever had in Essex. Having never been to a
comedy club before. I had no idea what I was letting myself in for, however from the second my fiancée and I arrived I knew it was going to be a good night. We drove through the Orsett Hall entrance following the trail of glowing lights leading to the car park, and listened for the sound of laughter to lead us to the pavilion. I’m sure this plan would have worked if we weren’t 2 hours early; so instead we followed the pathway marked ‘comedy club’ to check out the pre show buffet and help prop up the bar.
Amuse Bouche: “Egg and Soldier” This was delightful first course. You have to be curious when you are served with a boiled egg on a bed of straw! But deep within is the spicy delights of chorizo. It really does set the scene. Roast Duck Breast: Liver and foie gras parfait, plum and almond The combination of textures and tastes are outstanding. We would recommend this with a Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon. The breast was succulent and all the elements perfectly complimented each other.
ON Sunday 3 March, Haddon Events will once again be bringing their Essex Vintage Fair to Orsett Hall. The Fair will be open 10.30am – 4.00pm. Admission £3.00 (OAPs and Students £1.50). Expect to find some of the best vintage dealers around, who will be selling a wide variety of 20th Century design, clothing, vintage, retro and kitsch items such as:
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Orsett Hall is set in 12 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, coupled with serenity, peacefulness and personal service. Creating the perfect day, one that you won’t forget! There will be over 50 exhibitors at our Wedding Fayre on display, many of whom have worked alongside Orsett Hall for many years, all here to help make your day perfect. Come and see our lovely Wedding Chapel, it has to be seen to be believed!
THREE top comedians, a venue packed to the rafters and two hours of the best stand-up comedy in the UK today, that’s what The Comedy Club at the Orsett Hall Hotel is all about.
AFTER several successful shows in 2012, Friday night saw the return of the “The Comedy Club” to Orsett Hall. The event was held in the Pavilion and was the perfect setting for what promised to be a great night. Doors opened at 6pm so there was plenty of time before the show started to get a meal and to make a proper night of it. The food available was typical “comedy night” fare such as curry, chilli, burgers, rice, chips and for those watching their figure, a lovely salad.
AFTER a fantastic run of shows through 2012, we welcome back the Official Comedy Club to the Orsett Hall with the first show of 2013 on Friday 1 February 2013. Come and join THEM and see how the professionals do it in style.
HADDON Events are hosting an Antiques and Collectibles Fair at Orsett Hall next Sunday 6 January 2013 between 10.00am and 4.00pm. Entry is £3.00 each or £2.00 for concessions.