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The Scholars Restaurant

Ship Lane | Thurrock Hotel, Aveley, Thurrock RM19 1YN, England
+44 1708 860222
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good16%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible33%
1 week ago
“Sunday Carvery!!! What Carvery????”
12 Dec 2016
“Old Hotel”
Closed Now
All hours
British, European
$$ - $$$
Ship Lane | Thurrock Hotel, Aveley, Thurrock RM19 1YN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Booked a table for 1pm for 4 people. It was a treat for my husbands birthday. When we arrived we went to reception, told the receptionist we were booked in at 1 she looked a bit confused but took us through to the dining room...More

1  Thank Gill H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for today, went into the bar, was told that the restaurant was through the double doors when we went in, there was lots of tables, no table cloths on them, no cutlery laid out, no one in there to welcome you,...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We went to this hotel with family for Sunday lunch when we booked we asked if it was to late and was told no we arrived thats when the problems started.first we ordered the staters but they had run out of sum of them so...More

1  Thank ronald w
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went into the restaurant on a quiet monday evening. Restaurant was practically empty only a scattering of captive audience hotel guests. We both ordered drinks and a couple of curries with naan bread. After almost an hour and sat with an empty glass and no...More

Thank bewise56
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I cannot say what this restaurant is like as if they have anything going on in their function rooms the cannot serve food in the restaurant .

Thank David S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Afternoon tea at the Thurrock hotel 24th June My niece booked afternoon tea for her sister's baby shower, who is gluten free i am also vegan. This venue was chosen as they said they can accommodate both requirements, you have to pay in full before...More

3  Thank Samb461
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Although, the hotel is old, and certainly needs some upgrading, I had a very pleasant stay. This is my advice: book an executive suite, do seek out Bradley the General Manager (he is highly personable, and professional). The food and service were lovely. Many thanks...More

Thank Carlene M
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Got here. All staff helpful and nice. Just in restaurant ordered pork belly n truffle chips. Wow. Cold but they got new ones. Couldn't be more helpful. Room nice. Can't wait till Abby lee function

Thank lindsey v
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Food very poor & cold for the price no bread rolls available had to get your own teas & coffees. a table of four were given the same amount of vegetables and same cheese board as a table of eight so a few people had...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked up for Christmas Day Lunch and at the time of booking we asked the following questions: when do we need to preorder by - YOU DONT YOU CAN CHOSE ON THE DAY Is there a child menu - no but the chef will...More

1  Thank veryexptraveler
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Margaret B
22 October 2016|
Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a few different rooms
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 47 - USD 71
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ship Lane | Thurrock Hotel, Aveley, Thurrock RM19 1YN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Thurrock  >  Aveley
  • Phone Number: +44 1708 860222
  • E-mail
The Thurrock Hotel in South Essex boasts a stylish restaurant popular for business lunches, romantic meals and celebrations. The restaurant has a light, airy dining room decorated with crisp white linens and neutral colours, and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Serving everything from pub-style fare and bar snacks to elegant a la carte evening meals, the Thurrock is suitable for any occasion, and is always busy for Sunday lunch. Favourite dishes include the fried cod with fries and mushy peas; the roasted duck breast served with sweet and sour sauce; and the chicken tikka masala curry served with rice and garlic and coriander Chota naan bread. The Thurrock also has an excellent selection of wines.
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