The Garrison


Welcome to The Garrison Chelmsford.

The Garrison Tavern building is over 500 years old and it reflects that in its beauty. They mix the buildings ornate heritage and added an American style with fun laughs and good times.  

Come see a tavern as it should be, with delicious cocktails, live entertainment, live music and some highly spoken about food. 

Looking for a venue to hire in Chelmsford? Look no further. The Garrison have a first-floor Ballroom and private bar, and options for private hire too, available for the ultimate party, celebration or event. 


  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • Disabled Toilets
  • Smart Casual, Dress to impress
  • 18


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 14:00 1:00
Tuesday 11:00 1:00
Wednesday 14:00 3:00
Thursday 14:00 3:00
Friday 12:00 3:00
Saturday 11:00 3:00
Sunday 11:00 1:00



The Garrison, 3 High Street, CM1 1BE




  • Cuisines

    This venue serves American, Vegan Friendly and Vegetarian Friendly food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Ballroom Venue Hire 50 200 - £500 £2000

Built 511 years ago, the beauty of this building doesn't disappoint. Our newly refurbished ballroom shows just that. With tall ceilings and drapes, golden chandeliers, ornate decorations, a built in sound system and lighting deck and a gorgeous lobby atrium with a private bar - you don't get much better than this. 

Perfect for any type of events, our ballroom hire is a competitive price, on the high street in the heart of chelmsford, and perfect for those event photos. 

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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