Ocean Beach Southend Review

Ocean Beach Southend Review – it’s making it’s mark as a top Birthday party and Wedding Venue in Southend Essex. Find out what I thought when I recently performed twice there.

Ocean Beach Southend Review

Ocean Beach Southend

I’ve been to Ocean Beach Southend for a bite to eat, but last Sunday was the first Wedding Reception at Ocean Beach that I’ve attended. I must say I thought it was a fantastic Wedding Venue.

The guests were delighted, and it certainly ticked every box for me. Here’s why I felt compelled to write my independent Ocean Beach Southend Review.

Perfect as a Wedding Venue or for a Birthday Party

So I set my equipment up, along side a Rock band also playing at the Wedding Reception. In the main area adjacent to the bar at Ocean Beach Southend all tables and chairs were cleared, apart from those being used for the buffet later. The conservatory area was reserved for guests wishing to sit down.

People were able to enjoy panoramic views of the beach, and out to sea. This area is screened from the main bar area with glass windows which can be partially opened or closed off. Therefore the Wedding Party have full control over how much sound is allowed to be heard by guests. Tables and chairs were arranged really well, and everything was spotless.

The Wedding at Ocean Beach Southend got under way, and what a party! Between myself and the band, we had all kinds of music genre covered, and the guests were really responsive. So, the dance floor was never empty and it’s one of the best Weddings I’ve performed at.

Ocean Beach Menu - excellent food and buffet

The hot buffet was served – and what a spread! The quantity and quality of the food available was very impressive and a talking point amongst delighted guests. I talked to the manager Shane, a nice guy. He commented that they always ‘go the whole hog’ making sure that if they are providing a buffet they don’t do half measures.

I loved the attention to detail, and the way staff brought round appetisers of miniature cod and chips.  The staff at Ocean Beach were really nice too, efficient, working well as a team keeping tables clear of empties, and always on hand.

Ocean Beach Review Summary

If I was to get married I would be happy to choose this venue for a number of reasons made clear above. Top service, lovely food, with a bar is in the same room as dancing so the party doesn’t become fragmented. Light and spacious conservatory area in a fantastic setting especially in the summer. Guests wanting to get away from the sound could still see through the glass divide and remain involved in the party.

I have just been the DJ at a birthday party and again wanted to highly recommend the level and quality of service. The buffet was absolutely top notch, and out of every venue on my A to Z list, I believe it’s the winner for quality and presentation of the buffet.

I doubt that the owner nor staff at Ocean Beach Southend are aware of my review but if you decide to make further enquiries, please ask them to look at my page! I recommend Ocean Beach Southend as a Wedding Reception or Party Venue, and give it 10 / 10 on both my visits.

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Engagement Party Photos Jodie and Ian

Jodie and Ian hired Ocean Beach for their engagement party. See photos from their special night here, click the link to view and give it time to load.