Tel 01279 212 950


Tel 01279 212 950

Mon to Fri 9am-6:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm

Elm Farm Country Park

Frinton Road, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex CO16 0JE

Food and Drink

Whether it’s charming country pubs with real ales and log fires, or gourmet dining with silver service, Essex has something to suit every gastronomic taste. There’s also an impressive choice of ethnic eateries dotted across the county, while its proximity to the coastline offers ample opportunities to enjoy locally sourced seafood.

Harry's Bar and Restaurant

This restaurant serves exceptional contemporary British cuisine featuring locally sourced and seasonal produce. The venue has a lively atmosphere making it perfect for any occasion, from a quick drink at the bar to a slap-up three-course meal. It has a fully heated seating area and free car park. (Distance from park: 0.5 miles)

The Blue Sari

If you’re looking for authentic Indian food in East Sussex, then The Blue Sari is the perfect restaurant for you. Fusing traditional cooking methods with the more modern fusion of east and west, all meals are prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients which add quality to all the delicious and inventive dishes. (Distance from park: 5.2 miles)

Harbour Lights restaurant

Harbour Lights has a beautiful waterside location with friendly surroundings making it an ideal venue for any occasion. Each meal is prepared using only the finest ingredients, and all meat is delivered from the local Suffolk farms. The stylish bar is ideal for enjoying a pre-dinner drink. (Distance from park: 4.9 miles)

The Tea House At Mistley Quay

A nice cup of tea is about as English as it gets, and that’s exactly what’s on offer at The Tea House at Mistley Quay, which opened in 2016. A café restaurant, it serves a vast range of speciality fine teas, as well as light refreshments, homemade cakes and afternoon cream teas. Perfect for a relaxing stop off after a day’s exploring. (Distance from park: 9.4 miles)