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Aurum Restaurant

At the Seven Hotel

dine in elegant luxury


Aurum restaurant is presided over by Head Chef Simon Webb. An elegantly restrained palette sets the backdrop for lush interior styling. The result is one of Southend-On-Sea's most alluring and captivating restaurants.

A contemporary and irresistible menu based around the finest and freshest organic ingredients paired with a wine selection that exudes classic heritage and exciting discovery.

Our 70 seater restaurant is open all day for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. We take care to source produce from local suppliers and producers to preserve their traditions and heritage. Our menu follows the cycle of the seasons to bring regional cuisine and locks in the taste that Nature intended. We constantly source and develop our ingredients and techniques to bring high quality, fresh and flavourful dishes to your table.

Our menu at Aurum uses the best of the season’s produce and is locally sourced. We aim for it to be a combination of refined gastronomy with delicious flavour but, importantly, for it to be healthy, balanced and exciting for the eye, as well as the palate.

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AWARD WINNING CHEF


Our head chef Simon Webb's culinary career and accomplishments are impressive to say the least. Simon has had vast experience in the kitchens of fine dining institutions in London. He has been head chef at the Langham Hotel and has overseen the private dining by Roux. He was made BCF British Chef of the Year in 2012 and was recognized as seafood chef of the year by the Norwegian seafood council in 2008. Simon will also be leading the English culinary team to compete in the Culinary World Cup 2018. He now heads up the kitchen at Aurum Restaurant and brings his experience and expertise to our kitchen.

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Opening Hours


  • Breakfast: Monday – Sunday 7am – 10am
  • Lunch: Monday – Saturday 12pm – 3pm
  • Afternoon Tea: Monday - Sunday 12pm - 5pm
  • Dinner: Monday – Saturday 6pm – 10pm
  • Sunday Brunch: 11am – 7pm

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To book a table, call us on 01702 900 010, or fill in the form below to book online.


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