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The easiest way to stay in the know, our blog is a rich source of information about life at the Kingscliff and its sister hotels across the south and east of England. From up-to-the-minute event news to seasonal special rates, or the stories behind our signature cocktails and new menu launches, you’ll find this is just the place to whet your appetite for eating out, intimate live music, or escaping for a night or two. Enjoy the read…

@thekingscliffhotel 🎶 Pop Music Quiz Night 🎶 After a fantastic first quiz night we’ve now released a second date! Tickets are available for 22nd July 2021! Enjoy the evening with friends and family as you rival it out to win some exciting prizes! Date: 22nd July 2021 Time: 7pm - 10pm Price varies depending on team size Food and drink available to order on the night 🥂 Phone 01255 818800 or email mev@thekingscliffhotel.com to book your team! #quiz #nightout #pop #music #win #team #kingscliff #food #drink #prizes #July #mixture #friends #family #surya #hotels #clacton #bythesea #lounge
@thekingscliffhotel ✨ TONIGHTS SPECIAL ✨ Herb crusted cod fillet, black pudding and chorizo crumb, sautéed greens with a butternut purée 😍 Delicious! #special #cod #chorizo #blackpudding #food #kingscliff #kingscliffspecials #delicious #butternut #goodfood #suryahotels #restaurant #placestoeat #lounge #bar
@thekingscliffhotel Introducing our brand new “Gin and Jazz Wednesdays” 🎶 Relax in our newly refurbished lounge whilst enjoying special offers on our gin and cocktails listening to the smoothest Jazz after a long day at work 🍹 Dates to be released soon…. Tag below who you’d bring along! 🤗 #jazz #music #gin #friends #cocktails #nightout #kingscliff #piano #surya #hotels #clacton #bythesea #holland #sea #essex #lounge #comingsoon
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Sunday everybody! How delicious 😍😍 we serve roast specials every week! Tables still available today🍴 It’s also coming home, have a great day all! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 #sunday #sundayroast #food #roastdinner #beef #lunch #happysundau #itscominghome #football #england #sundayfunday #kingscliff #restaurant #bar #lounge #garden #terrace #foodie
@thekingscliffhotel Introducing our ‘cocktail of the month’ for July 🍹 this is a ‘Baileys Espresso Martini’ 😋 Each month our team get the opportunity to pick and create their own cocktail ideas to sell, then we vote the favourite, Courtney is the winner of month number two 🥳 Available from tomorrow! 🍸 #cocktail #cocktailofthemonth #kingscliff #bar #drinks #cocktailsofinstagram #restaurant #winner #competition #baileys #espresso #martini #suryahotels
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Saturday! Loving our new cocktails from @edmunds_uk 😍 the new ones to the menu are: - Strawberry Daiquiri 🍓 (pictured) - Açai Berry Bramble 🫐 - Lychee Martini 🍸 We hope everyone has an excellent weekend 🍹 #itscominghome #new #cocktails #edmunds #drinks #cocktailmenu #strawberrydaiquri #martini #bramble #lychee #acaiberry #strawberry #kingscliff #bar #lounge #suryahotels
@thekingscliffhotel Welcoming a few of the newest members of our team, ready to greet our guests to our very first pop quiz night this evening 🥳🥳 This is Alex and Josh who have joined our food and beverage team, and Jane on reception ☺️ #kingscliff #team #new #jane #josh #alex #welcometotheteam #dreamteam #quiznight #family #friends #kingscliffteam #suryahotels #lounge #quiz
@thekingscliffhotel The Octopus Ahoy! Trail is in full swing here at the Kingscliff! 🐙 We are pleased to be the venue of 3 octopuses; 1 stationed out the front of the hotel and 2 opposite our reception If you haven’t already, download the free app in the App Store or Google Play and get hunting to win free prizes!📱 For more information on the trail please visit @octopusahoy #octopusahoy! #trail #find #scan #kingscliff #clacton #150 #400 #prizes #holland #search #surya #hotels #bythesea #sunshine #essex #coast #hunting
@thekingscliffhotel Congratulations 🥳 to Diane and family who won our pod competition back in December, who all finally got together to enjoy afternoon tea yesterday 🥂 “I would just like to thank you and your staff for a wonderful afternoon tea today, our waiter Bobby looked after us and was amazingly attentive and friendly and made our experience very enjoyable.” We’re glad you had a lovely time ☺️🥳🌞 #afternoontea #privatedining #pod #podexperience #family #threegenerations #kingscliff #sunshine🌞 #food #restaurant #feedback #garden #terrace #bar #food #drink #suryahotels
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Friday all 🥳🥳 Exciting day today, @octopusahoy launches! Everyone check it out and download the app! It is a great activity for all ages! Ourselves and @thegeorgehotelcolchester are proud sponsors! 🥳 Also, we have a delicious seafood 🦞 platter special running today! Check it out 👀 #octopusahoy #launchday #kingscliff #sponsors #seafood #platter #freshfood #friday #specials #foodspecials #freshseafood #restaurant #food #lounge #bar #placestoeat #suryahotels
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Father’s Day all! We hope you have a lovely day celebrating 🥳 For those dining with us today, we have some great specials on 😍 this is the fillet steak Rossini 😋 #happyfathersday #sunday #funday #goodfood #steak #specials #lunch #dinner #steakrossini #sundayroasts #food #kingscliff #restaurant #lounge #bar #placestoeat #essex #suryahotels
@thekingscliffhotel 🎶 Pop Music Quiz Night 🎶 Tickets are available for our very first music quiz night on 1st July 2021! Enjoy the evening with friends and family as you rival it out to win some exciting prizes! Date: 1st July 2021 Time: 7pm - 10pm Price varies depending on team size Food and drink available to order on the night 🥂 Phone 01255 818800 or email mev@thekingscliffhotel.com to book your team! #quiz #nightout #pop #music #win #team #kingscliff #food #drink #prizes #July #mixture #friends #family #surya #hotels #clacton #bythesea #lounge
@thekingscliffhotel Huge congratulations to Amanda, part of our fantastic housekeeping team, who has won employee of the month for May 🥳 Thank you for your hard work and commitment to the Kingscliff 🎉🎊✨ #employeeofthemonth #housekeepingteam #kingscliff #team #service #food #welldone #restaurant #bar #hotel #suryhotels #hollandonsea
@thekingscliffhotel What a beautiful week 🌞🌞 so nice to have some sunshine! We hope you’re all having a lovely half term so far 🥳 #sunshine #seaside #kingscliff #hotel #restaurant #bar #garden #terrace #childfriendly #food #drink #lunchtime #sunshinecoast #suryahotelsgroup
@thekingscliffhotel Sunday funday 🌞🌞🌞 happy bank holiday everyone! Lovely to have such great weather this weekend 🌞 we’re open all day, tables outside are all first come first seated ☺️ Have a great day!🥳 #kingscliff #team #sunday #funday #bankholiday #fun #foos #drinks #garden #terrace #restaurant #bar #lounge #foodanddrink #hollandonsea
@thekingscliffhotel 🥂Introducing 🥂 Our BRAND new Bottomless brunches coming to the Kingscliff this Summer 🥳 From 1st June you’ll be able to book either bottomless afternoon tea or bottomless brunch between Friday and Sunday in our Lounge, or add this as your food option on your pod booking. Bottomless brunch: 3 course meal and unlimited Prosecco/Draught beers £50.00pp Bottomless afternoon tea: Afternoon tea and unlimited Prosecco £30.00pp Please call 01255 818800 to make a booking 📱 **Terms and conditions apply. 2 hour time slots apply. Please book in line with government guidelines regarding table sizes. Full terms and conditions can be found on our website (link in bio) #kingscliff #bottomlessbrunch #brunch #afternoontea #prosecco #beer #lunch #friday #saturday #sunday #surya #hotels #bythesea #essex #drinks #food #pod #lounge
@thekingscliffhotel What a fantastic week it has been, it is so lovely being back open inside again 🥳 Here are some great snaps of guests enjoying our dining pod over the past few days ☺️ (Bookings available via our website, linked in bio) #reopen #diningpod #kingscliff #restaurant #hotel #bar #lounge #lunch #dinners #seasidedining #podexperience #suryahotels #friends #familing #photographybybob
@thekingscliffhotel Just, wow 🌈 😍 It’s been a lovely few days being open indoors again, both the hotel and restaurant! ☺️ A huge thank you to all of our amazing team for all their hard work 🥳 as well as our guests for their continued support! #reopen #rainbow #kingscliff #hotel #restaurant #rooms #diningpod #seaside #views #bar #lounge #team #lunch #dinner #drinks #afternoontea #suryahotels #hollandonsea
@thekingscliffhotel Specials are back 🤩🤩🤩 Today is the day! Our indoor restaurant, bar and lounge are re-open🥳 This is our crispy sweet and sour duck tacos 🌮, pan- fried cod fillet, served with potatoes, crispy Parma ham and sage with a butternut purée. As well as a delicious white chocolate 🍫 and Malibu cheesecake 😍😍 #reopening #specials #food #starter #main #dessert #restaurant #lunch #dinner #kingscliff #dailyspecials #ducktacos #cod #cheesecake #malibu #foodie #foodphotography
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Sunday 🌞 It is the eve of our Indoor re-opening! We are looking forward to being able to look after guests in our brand new since December 2020 Dining pod and lounge 🥳 not forgetting our main restaurant & hotel 🏨 Taking bookings daily, information on the pod can be found via our website, linked in bio ☺️ #tomorrow #reopening #kingscliff #indoors #restaurant #bar #lounge #diningpod #food #drink #lunch #dinner #suryahotels #essex #seaside #sunshinecoast
@thekingscliffhotel Introducing our new ‘cocktail of the month’ 🍹 this is a ‘Passoa bramble’ 😋 Each month our team get the opportunity to pick and create their own cocktail ideas to sell, then we vote the favourite, Jack is the winner of month number one 🥳 available from next week! Have a great weekend all! #cocktail #cocktailofthemonth #kingscliff #bar #drinks #cocktailsofinstagram #restaurant #winner #competition #passoa #bramble #suryahotels
@thekingscliffhotel Throwback to our restaurant launch night, May 2019 😱 Now it’s just one week to go until our inside restaurant, bar and lounge re-open! 🍴🥂 Keep your eyes peeled, lots more exciting things to come, gin and jazz nights, bottomless brunches and more 🤩 #kingscliff #restaurant #bar #lounge #reopening #indoors #indoordining #food #drink #tapas #afternoontea #restaurantsofinsta #suryahotels #hollandonsea #staysafe #followtherules
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Friday everyone 🌞 Lunch is in full swing, we are open all day for lunch, dinner and drinks 🍹🍴🍻 No bookings required, you can just turn up and we’ll get you seated 🪑 #kingscliff #happyfriday #open #lunch #dinner #drinks #food #sandwiches #afternoontea #terrace #garden #sunshine #friday #funday
@thekingscliffhotel 🎶 UPDATE 🎶 Due to weather conditions, we are moving our live music day to SUNDAY this weekend rather than Saturday! @serenagrantsinger will be playing between 1pm and 4pm this Sunday instead! No bookings necessary ☺️🎶 look forward to seeing you all soon. #music #livemusic #datechange #sunday #notsaturday #singer #food #drinks #serenagrant #kingscliff #garden #terrace #update
@thekingscliffhotel Huge congratulations to Jack, @cocineroblanes, part of our fantastic kitchen team, who has won employee of the month for April 🥳 Thank you for your hard work and commitment to the Kingscliff 🎉🎊✨ #employeeofthemonth #kitchenteam #kingscliff #team #service #food #chefs #welldone #restaurant #bar #hotel #suryhotels #hollandonsea
@thekingscliffhotel Introducing two new members to the team, Chloe and Carla ☺️ also a reminder that our pod is available to book from May 17th! Hope you’re all having a great weekend 🥳 #kingscliff #new #team #members #chloe #carla #welcome #twocs #csbythesea #garden #terrace #pod #restaurant #bar
@thekingscliffhotel ✨ Working together Wednesday ✨ Today we post in appreciation to all our team who have cooked, served and waited tables over the past 2 weeks since we have re-opened. Without them we wouldn’t be the business we are and we thank them for their hard work and passion. They all look forward to seeing everyone over the coming weeks #team #kingscliff #surya #hotels #passion #teamwork #bar #kitchen #restaurant #appreciation #bythesea #garden #beach #bar #drinks #cocktails
@thekingscliffhotel How good does our scotch duck egg and chipotle chicken wing starter look? 😍 Also a great light lunch 🍽 #food #kingscliff #restaurant #outdoordining #foodinspo #starter #duckegg #scotchegg #chickenwing #salad #garden #terrace #inspiration #foodiesofinstagram
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Saturday 🌞 from us at the Kingscliff! Live music 🎶 starts at 1pm- 4pm from @paulstevenwood! Open now for food until 8.30pm and stop serving drinks 🍺 at 9pm. Please head to the front of our terrace to be seated, track and trace is also essential ☺️ thank you! #kingscliff #saturday #funday #livemusic #food #drinks #open #garden #terrace #outdoordining #bar #restaurant #hollandonsea #sunshine
@thekingscliffhotel What a lovely end to a great week 🌞 thank you all for coming down and supporting us with our re-opening 🥳 We are very glad to be back open 🌞🍻🥂🍴 #reopening #kingscliff #garden #terrace #beergarden #drinks #food #sunshine #spring #hollandonsea #sunshinecoast #hollandonsea #suryahotels
@thekingscliffhotel Put your hands up 🙌🏼 it’s Friday 🥳 and the sun is shining 🌞 We’re open all day for food, drinks, coffees, cocktails, tapas, you name it 😁🍻🍴🥂 #friday #funday #sunsout #sunshine #food #drink #lunch #dinner #sandwiches #cocktails #cake #kingscliff #garden #terrace #suryahotels #bythesea #spring
@thekingscliffhotel What a beautiful morning it was today 🌞 we hope you’re all having a great day! It’s so lovely being back open 🍻🍴🌞 To view our menus and opening hours head to our website! #kingscliff #open #garden #terrace #bar #lounge #food #drinks #hotdrinks #cocktails #dinner #lunch #sandwiches #suryahotels #sunshine
@thekingscliffhotel 🎉 We are open for business 🎉 Good morning Holland-on-sea 🌞 we look forward to welcoming you all back! Good luck to all other business opening today & our sister hotels/ pubs 🥳🍻🍴 #weareopen #kingscliff #openforbusiness #lunch #dinner #drinks #food #cocktails #teaandcoffee #beers #sandwiches #sunshine #spring #suryahotels #terrace #garden #outdoordining
@thekingscliffhotel 🎉 1 more sleep to go 🎉 We cannot wait to reopen tomorrow and for everyone to come and enjoy our Garden and Terrace areas 🥳 Teas and coffees from 9am Lunch, dinner and tapas menu from 12pm We’ll see you all tomorrow 😁 #kingscliff #surya #hotels #welcomeback #goodtimesahead #food #drink #cocktail #menu #opening #tapas #garden #terrace #bythesea #yay
@thekingscliffhotel 🎉 2 more sleeps to go 🎉 Just a reminder to all our visitors, we do have parking enforcement cameras in our car park to ensure all spaces are used only by our customers. If you are using the hotel facilities you can enter your registration at our reception tablets which issues you an online permit 🅿️ We can’t wait to welcome you all back! 🥳 #parking #register #garden #kingscliff #surya #hotels #food #drink #tables #restaurant #cocktails #goodtimesahead #terrace #benches #exciting #welcomeback #reopening
@thekingscliffhotel Three more sleeps to go until our garden & terrace re-open. We are so excited to see you all! ☺️ 🌞 Tea/ coffees are from 9am - everyday with our lunch, dinner & tapas menu from 12pm. ☂ We now have a marquee, tables are non-reservable they are first come first serve ☺️ 👫 The rule of 6 applies 🌳 Our garden & terrace are table service only and everyone must be seated to drink/ eat with us. We encourage you to download the Surya app; but we will also be around to take orders! 🅿️ Don’t forget to register your car at reception if you are in our car park (follow the one way upon arrival) There has also been a change in the government legislation in regards to Test & Trace. EVERY person will now have to complete the Test & Trace details in order to enter the garden/terrace areas. Please bare with the team as we work through the changes, they are as new to us as they are to you😌 Thank you, can’t wait to welcome you all back 🥳 #annoucement #reopening #goodtimesahead #outdoordining #garden #terrace #benches #tables #food #drinks #kingscliff #exciting #welcomeback #teaandcoffee #cocktails
@thekingscliffhotel With less than a week to go until we re-open, we thought we’d introduce our new Kingscliff Mascot “Preston” 🧸 Not only is he our Mascot but also the prize of our new Children’s Minion of the Month colouring completion! 🏆 We’re also very excited that our menus arrived this morning ready for our opening on 12th April! Including our brand new Tapas Menu 🥳 Keep your eyes peeled on our story for more behind the scenes shots with Preston..... #kingscliff #mascot #essex #surya #preston #menu #new #reopening #outside #tables #food #drink #new #cocktails #pints #goodtimesahead #bythesea
@thekingscliffhotel Good morning Holland-On-Sea 🌞 Our Seaside Dining Pod is now live on our website and available to book from May 17th once it’s able to open 🥳 all information can be found via our website (linked in bio) under ‘Pod Experience’ ☺️ We run our full restaurant menu in there, as well as afternoon tea and our new Bottomless brunches coming soon 🍴🥂🍻🍸🍹 #podexperience #outdoorpod #privatedining #functions #dinner #lunch #drinks #friends #family #seasidedining #experience #afternoontea #bottomlessbrunch #food #drink
@thekingscliffhotel 🎶 LIVE MUSIC DATES ANNOUNCED 🎶 Here are our live music dates for the first couple of months being open again 🥳 every Saturday lunchtime throughout summer 🌞 More dates to follow for the rest of the Summer month as well as our live music Thursdays which will resume back indoors when we can! We can’t wait to welcome you all back! 🎉🎉 #stayedtuned #livemusic #music #saturday #singers #kingscliff #food #drink #entertainment #musician #guitar #afternoon #garden #goodtimesahead #bythesea #essex #surya #hotels #outside
@thekingscliffhotel Happy Easter everyone🐣 we hope you’re all having a great day! Our garden is looking lovely and fresh ready for our re-opening, one week tomorrow 🌞🌳🌿 #happyeaster🐰 #eastersunday #sunday #roasts #takeaway #spring #garden #greengrass #sprinklers #openingsoon #kingscliff #garden #terrace #outdoordining #foodanddrink