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Want to book your table at 1935 Rooftop Restaurant & Bar?

Holiday Inn Southend offers a range of function areas perfect for large or small funeral gatherings. We pride ourselves on offering a friendly service and can organise a memorial table and provide flowers to be displayed during your gathering. 

Our ground floor Laker Suite with a private function bar and lounge area can accommodate up to 175 guests.

For more intimate gatherings up to 50 guests, we suggest viewing our 4th Floor Executive Lounge.

Alternatively, you can use our 5th floor 1935 Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, which can accommodate up to 100 guests, with use of the Boardroom and outside balcony area.

With over 200 parking spaces and easy access to the train station and London Southend Airport, we are easily accessible for your guests. 

For more information please call our Events Team on 01702 209 086 or email events@hisouthend.com.





Complimentary car parking is available on site for the duration of your gathering. State-of-the-art audio and visual equipment is available at no extra cost for any function.  Preferred accommodation rates are also available.

Package 1 – £14.95 per person

  • Selection of sandwiches or wraps
  • Plus four items from the list below
  • Tea & coffee included

Package 2 – £17.95 per person

  • Selection of sandwiches or wraps
  • Plus six items from the list below
  • Tea & coffee included

Your options:

  • Tomato & basil bruschetta
  • Mediterranean vegetable quiche
  • Salmon goujons with tartare sauce
  • Mozzarella melts
  • Breaded prawns & sweet chilli dip
  • Chicken wings in BBQ sauce
  • Pork & leek sausage rolls
  • Homemade wedges with dip
  • Breaded chicken goujons
  • Honey & mustard sausages
  • Fruit cake
  • Victoria sponge
  • Chocolate brownie
  • Mini apple strudel
  • Lemon tart

Afternoon Tea – £18.50 per person

  • Selection of finger sandwiches with various fillings
  • Scones served with clotted cream and strawberry jam
  • Selection of sweet treats
  • Selection of tea and coffee


  • Glass of Champagne – £8.95 per glass
  • Glass of Prosecco – £5.95 per glass
  • 3 bottles of house wine – £49.00
  • Other drinks or toast glass can be arranged on request

Lianne – February 2020

Thank you to everybody who was involved in dads wake on 28 February. It went really well, great food, great venue and really friendly staff. A big thank you to Jean who looked after us very well.”

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