Exterior view of Funky Monk restaurant building in Epping, showcasing its vibrant facade and inviting ambiance.


Welcome to the Funky Monk Epping, nestled in the heart of Epping, where the spirit of classic hospitality runs deep in our veins. Our passion lies in curating delectable seasonal British fare using time-honoured culinary methods. We proudly present an extensive array of distinctive boutique and traditional wines that continually spark conversations and intrigue among our guests.

Join us for a delightful evening with your friends or that special someone. On Fridays and Saturdays, we amp up the excitement with live entertainment in our restaurant, creating the perfect atmosphere for you to groove, though we kindly request you keep your dancing feet off the tables!

For an even more enchanting experience, consider reserving one of our Suites, allowing you to savour the magic just a bit longer. The Funky Monk is where cherished memories are made, so come and dine with us soon!

Dine with us

Our culinary focus centres on classic British cuisine, elevated to a luxurious level, especially when it comes to our fish and seafood offerings. Our menu is a dynamic reflection of the seasons, and our creative chef crafts tantalising weekly specials, both within our restaurant and bar.

For those looking for a delightful midday meal, we present a well-priced lunch menu that’s perfect for daytime dining. However, our pièce de resistance is our Sunday lunch, an extraordinary experience that’s ideal for bringing your family together. We take pride in utilising the finest, most luxurious ingredients, creating a simple yet stunning presentation that truly highlights the best of British produce.

Stay with us

Funky Monk nestled in the heart of Epping, enjoy a wonderful overnight stay in one of our nine chic bedrooms. Each room is meticulously furnished with fresh cotton linens and plush, oversized towels, creating a haven of tranquillity. Allowing you to retreat from the ordinary and escape the city’s hustle and bustle.

The Terrace

Embrace the full potential of our delightfully heated terrace throughout the year! Sink into the comfort of our inviting sofas, where you can indulge in a delightful selection from our Burger menu or savour the sun while enjoying a couple of refreshing Spritz cocktails at our outdoor tables.

For your convenience, we’ve installed TV screens, and our attentive team is readily available to take your orders right at your table, ensuring that your food and drinks arrive promptly for a seamless and enjoyable experience. There’s simply no better place to catch the thrilling action of Wimbledon or the Rugby World Cup!

Local Produce

We take pride in our dedication to selecting the freshest local seafood and butchered meat to create dishes that are not only delicious but also a true representation of our commitment to quality. Whether you’re seeking a light flavorful lunch, we’ve got your culinary desires covered from the sea to the butcher’s block. Don’t miss out on our unforgettable Sunday Roast, a testament to our passion for using the finest local ingredients to create a memorable dining experience.


Our elegant restaurant, bar, and terrace are ideal options for reserving for any event. Whether you’re organising a corporate gathering, a Christening, birthday or a girls night out.

Wedding Receptions

Celebrate your special day at Funky Monk with our versatile event spaces, terrace, and convenient amenities for wedding receptions.

Gift Vouchers

Why not give the best gift of all, a Funky Monk gift voucher and treat someone special to dinner for two. All our gift vouchers are valid for 12 months.

What's On

Check out what’s coming up throughout the months, we’ve got something for everyone…

Your Dog Rules!

With the restaurant being conveniently located within a short walking distance of Epping Forest, you and your four-legged pals can easily retreat to the cosy embrace of our restaurant and bar lounge.

Local Area

Epping, a picturesque town in Essex, England, is nestled on the edge of the enchanting Epping Forest. This area boasts lush woodlands, scenic trails, and historical charm, making it a nature lover’s paradise.
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