Let's have some fun at The County Hotel. It doesn't have to be a special occasion. Just come along with friends or colleagues and have some fun. The food is fantastic and there's a choice of entertainment for everyone.


Disco Dinner Dance in the Crystal Ballroom

£39.95 per person
Canapés and a glass of Prosecco on arrival
Three course meal with coffee
Dining from 7.30pm till 8.30pm
‘Classic Nomad’ Disco till midnight
Red rose for the lady


Celeriac & apple veloute
Jerusalem artichoke and woodland mushroom terrine, fig delice & beetroot chutney
Essex honey & citrus cured salmon, avocado, dill & caviar
Roast breast & confit leg of partridge, toasted quinoa, pickled red cabbage, parsnip crisps

Main Course

Seared haunch of Venison, roasted sprouts with smoked pancetta, purple broccoli, juniper jus
Slow roasted pork belly with quince & apple, chestnut puree, smoked pancetta
Whole roasted sea bass, stuffed with lemon & thyme, caponata, roasted baby potatoes.
Herb gnocchi, celeriac puree, roasted salsify & wild mushrooms


Bailey’s crème brulee, almond biscuit
Buttermilk panna cota, poached rhubarb, tuille
Dark Chocolate Rozanne, orange & grand marnier, clotted cream ice cream, kumquats
Coffee and petit fours

Dinner in the County Kitchen Restaurant

£49.95 per person
Canapés and a glass of Prosecco on arrival
Five course meal with coffee
Set menu for all guests, dining at 8pm only
(no dinner dance with this option)
Red rose for the lady
Make it special and stay overnight with full English Breakfast
Standard double room £85.00
Premium double £110.00
Suite £140.00
(these rates are only available when booking any of our listed events.)
Fully pre-paid & non-refundable


Smoked salmon & crab ‘cannelloni’ saffron, dill & caviar
Crispy belly of outdoor reared pork, cauliflower puree, caramelised apple.

Fish course

Herb crusted fillet of halibut, gnocchi, purple broccoli
Pink champagne sorbet
Main course
Medallion of sirloin beef, pommes puree, crispy kale, cabernet sauvignon jus


Butter milk panna cota, poached rhubarb, chervil syrup
Coffee & chocolate dipped strawberries


£39.95 per person
All dining at 8pm -Three course meal with coffee
Menus pre-ordered 14 days in advance
7.30pm till approx. 10.30pm/11pm
Hosted By Eric Joyce

Saturday 21st March 2015

Murder at Fawlty Towers
Saturday 16th May 2015
Allo Allo, Murder at the Café Artois

Saturday 19th September 2015

Murder at the Movies,
Carry on Dick

Saturday 21st November 2015

The Midwynter Christmas Murders
Fully pre-paid and non-refundable

General Enquiry

Call us on (01245) 455700 or fill in the details below and we will contact you within 24 hours. Thank you for completing this enquiry form. All enquiries are handled by the sales office which is open 8-4 Monday to Friday (not Bank Holidays).

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