When you Google ‘restaurants near me’ or ‘pub food near me’, chances are that the first page results didn’t include the Kings Oak Hotel as we’re slightly off the beaten track.
But, if you’re looking for good gastro pub food served in a gorgeous surrounding, then you’re in the right place. High Beach in Epping Forest is one of the most tranquil and beautiful areas in Essex.
The Kings Oak gastro pub is one of those places to eat that satisfies the need for something different when it comes to restaurants.
The Kings Oak is a beautiful example of a Victorian building built in the year 1887. With antique crystal chandeliers, timber beams and log fires, you are guaranteed a cosy and relaxed atmosphere to enjoy your pub food.
Whether that be enjoying lunch with friends or enjoying dinner with family, our chefs serve up some of the best pub food in Essex throughout all day.
Our gastro pub is available for hire and is simply fabulous for a family get-together or birthday knees-up.
Chef's Weekday Set Menu
Why not try Chef's weekday set menu (Mon-Fri Lunch & Dinner). Changes weekly but includes seasonal specialities. One Course £8.50; Two Course £12.50 and Three Course £15.50
Complementing our superb pub food is an excellent selection of real ales, premium lagers & ciders, fine wines, cocktails, champagne and, not forgetting, a selection of teas, coffees and hot chocolate.
The company of people who wine and dine in our gastro pub are as diverse as the food and drink offerings we have to proffer.
A popular destination for outdoor types – be they forest ramblers, mountain bikers or lovers of flora and fauna. The Kings Oak gastro pub is a perfect stopping off point within Epping Forest to grab a pub lunch and liquid refreshment.
Equally, our gastro pub is the perfect romantic restaurant for that romantic first date drink or dinner.
Getting The Balance Right
The surrounding forest habitat affords a stress-free environment for you to enjoy which we endeavour to replicate inside our gastro pub.
The decor, the staff and the music played, our aim is to provide a relaxed destination for you, your family and friends.
As you would expect, our food is sourced where possible from local suppliers. With our chefs own particular spin lovingly placed upon these ingredients, it’s their aim to provide a gastronomic delight for our customers.
Fancy Al Fresco Dining?
Dining al fresco takes on a whole new dimension of delight! Not only do we nestle in the heart of the enchanting Epping Forest, our Gastro Pub enjoys extensive gardens, adorned with lush greenery and vibrant blooms, providing the perfect backdrop for your dining pleasure.
At the Kings Oak, we understand the importance of catering to the whole family. While you savour our gastro pub dishes and sip on your favourite tipple, your little ones can frolic in our safe and secure play area, ensuring that every member of the family has a memorable time. It's the perfect place for children to unleash their energy while you relish the tranquil ambiance.
For those days when the weather isn't quite on our side, fret not. We've got you covered, quite literally! Our covered and heated patio area ensures that you can enjoy the al fresco experience year-round, even on cooler days. Cozy up with friends and family as you dine amidst the warmth and comfort of our welcoming space.