Christmas tastes better at Beefeater and it's time to start thinking about your festive celebrations. Our chefs have been really busy crafting this year's festive menus. From turkey with all the trimmings (or a vegan option) to desserts featuring the best-loved confectionery, there will be something for everyone at Beefeater this Christmas. Book now and join us for your Christmas celebrations this year.
Enjoy a meal and drinks outside in our great garden, keep the kids entertained and let them blow off some steam in our outdoor play area.
BOOKING OUR FUNCTION ROOM
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We'll need a minimum of 24 hours notice for function room bookings.
Looking for a steakhouse in Essex that’s a cut or two above the rest? Cue, The Haywain Beefeater in Stanford-le-Hope. Offering quality ingredients from hand-picked producers, our steaks are aged beautifully for a minimum of 30 days and packed with flavour –certain to impress even the fussiest of steak connoisseurs. Paired with world-inspired seasoning and a Beefeater menu that branches out into seafood, pub classics and plant-based dishes, get ready to experience the thrill of the grill!
Our team brings vibrant energy to our restaurant each and every day. We make our guests feel at home with friendly service and dining in a relaxed environment. We’re your down-to-earth steakhouse that believes in honest, hearty food, without the fuss. With a management team that has 70+ years’ experience in hospitality – and many other staff members with 10+ years – we don’t like to brag, but you’re truly in the hands of one of the best steak restaurants in Essex.
Since opening in 1995, supporting charity has always been high up on our agenda. We’ve supported Great Ormond Street Hospital for many years with cycling and running events, monthly raffles and coffee mornings. We also help with summer and winter fetes at St. Luke’s Hospice, nearby.
Settle into suave seating and soak up rustic wood décor all around – our signature, atmosphere-building Beefeater layout. As well as cosy indoor dining, we offer al fresco meals in the outdoors. You’ll find a spacious table in our large beer garden, which also features an interactive play area for little ones. For private, intimate meals, you can request our mezzanine section of the restaurant.
In the heart of Essex, just off the A13 outside Basildon, The Haywain Beefeater benefits from easy access to Southend and London. As well as on-site parking facilities for a hassle-free arrival, we have a large bar area and two function rooms for reserved occasions.
Make sure to take a look at our offers page for all our latest deals and promotions.
Unlike many parts of Essex, Stanford-le-Hope and its surrounding areas offer an abundance of rural magic and outdoor adventure.
The Essex Wildlife Trust Thameside Nature Discovery Park is a tranquil, 120-acre nature reserve and only a 14-minute drive from our restaurant. Discover its innovative visitor centre, footpaths or cycle ways and observe breathtaking views over Mucking Flats and Marshes SSSI and the Thames Estuary. Directly across the river, outdoor beauty is equally spectacular at Cliffe Pools. From nature trails and fresh pools to dramatic viewpoints and rare wildlife, enjoy an eclectic variety of nature that makes up the very best of our British countryside. History fans will love Tilbury Fort, a 20-minute drive away. The gatekeeper to London’s seaward approach since the 16th Century, piece together the location where Queen Elizabeth I gave perhaps her most famous speech before her troops battled the Spanish Armada. If you’re partial to a spot of retail therapy, Lakeside Shopping Centre has it covered in a 20-minute drive from here. One of the top shopping hot spots in the UK, this popular location features over 250 shops and leisure attractions.
Our steaks are always popular! Our 10oz ribeye steaks are one of our tastiest cuts and, like all our steaks, they’re aged for a minimum of 30 days, grilled to perfection, packed with flavour and served with chunky triple-cooked chips, crispy flat mushrooms, juicy grilled tomatoes and peppercorn sauce.
You can’t beat our Sunday lunches here at The Haywain Beefeater. With our Sunday roasts you can choose from our specialty roast sirloin of beef, rump of lamb, half-roast chicken or butternut squash and ale pie, served with all the trimmings and our signature red wine gravy. You also get unlimited roast potatoes and other delicious extras.
It’s got to be our Premier Inn Breakfast, which we serve at The Haywain Beefeater – featuring a diverse selection of options that truly showcases the best of an English breakfast. That’s bacon, eggs cooked just how you like them, hash browns, black pudding, tea and coffee, toast and more.
We’re totally family friendly and we can make your next meal out hassle-free. Our kids’ menu is full of dishes your children will love and our team are great with kids. Best of all, up to two kids can eat breakfast for free when an adult orders a Premier Inn Breakfast!
From mid-week meals to special occasions, we welcome all kinds of group bookings at The Haywain Beefeater. You can book tables for up to 16 people online through our website, or call us on 01268 554 500 to find out more about Beefeater group bookings in Stanford-le-Hope. If you’re booking for a group larger than 16, just give us a call or select ‘other’ as the number of guests you want to book for on our booking page to let us know.
If we have space, we’ll always try and find a table for you. But we recommend booking ahead, especially at the weekend when we’re at our busiest.
Yes, we have a pub garden and outdoor dining, ideal for al fresco meals or simply a cool, refreshing drink in the sunshine!
Explore our Beefeater allergy and dietary information to find out everything about our menus before your visit.
If you’ve ever wondered what makes our food so delicious and where it comes from, go behind-the-scenes to learn all about our chefs and carefully selected producers. We’re passionate about our food at Beefeater, which is why we ensure only the best ingredients and care go into each and every recipe.
Most of our Beefeater restaurants are accessible. As layouts and facilities can vary between restaurants, please contact our site directly if you have any specific questions about visiting this location – we’ll be happy to help.
Yes, we offer convenient parking facilities for our customers at The Haywain Beefeater. Subject to location, pricing and parking durations may vary – so please check with us before arrival.
We have a modern outdoor play area to keep the little ones entertained throughout your meal with us at The Haywain Beefeater.
Wi-Fi is easy to access at most of our Beefeater restaurants. Connection speeds can vary, dependent on your chosen location.