Fun Birthday Ideas in Essex

Live music paired with quirky cocktails? Pop-up cinemas in gorgeous outdoor locations? Whatever your idea of a great celebration, we've got it covered. From bustling restaurants with private dining rooms all the way to alternative craft beer bars, here's our guide to fun birthday ideas in Essex.

Last updated on 12th February 2020

Garage Brunch

537 user reviews 4

Get ready to groove and shake your special day away as Garage Brunch comes to Essex for the first time. Taking over a secret location, tickets to this all-day party include a two-course meal as well as an hour of free-flowing cocktails and a whole lotta' live entertainment.

Coco Southend

83 user reviews 5

From cabaret events to drag pop-ups and nights dedicated to Motown and soul music, Coco's is the go-to for live entertainment. If you're looking for birthday ideas in Southend, then look no further because this slick spot has you sorted.

Church Street Tavern

1 user review 4

When it comes to wining and dining in Colchester, you can't go wrong with Church Street Tavern. An ideal pick for a fun yet chilled birthday in Essex, this laid-back restaurant serves up seasonal dishes and Sunday roasts in charming surroundings.


2 user reviews 4

Cocktail masterclass? Girls night out? Daytime partying? CTZN does it all. If you're looking for fun birthday ideas in Essex, then head to this Chelmsford hotspot where you can paint the town red, with VIP access for those looking to go all out.