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


Immerse yourself in the spirit of classic British hospitality at The Funky Monk Epping. We’re passionate about creating delicious seasonal British dishes using traditional cooking methods. Alongside our impressive selection of boutique and classic wines, guaranteed to get conversations flowing, The Funky Monk offers a taste of England’s culinary heritage. After indulging in our culinary delights, unwind in one of our luxurious rooms. Perfectly located in the heart of Epping, The Funky Monk is your ideal base to explore Essex.

Dine with us

At The Funky Monk Epping, we elevate classic British cuisine using luxurious ingredients. This is especially true for our fish and seafood offerings, sourced fresh daily and bursting with flavour.

Our menu reflects the bounty of the English seasons, with our talented chef crafting mouthwatering weekly specials available in both the restaurant and bar.

Enjoy a delightful midday meal with our well-priced lunch menu, perfect for a casual bite. Craving a memorable family gathering? Our Sunday lunch is an Epping institution, showcasing the finest local ingredients. We take pride in simple yet stunning presentations that truly celebrate the best of British produce.

Stay with us

Nestled in the heart of Epping, The Funky Monk Epping offers a haven of tranquillity with luxurious overnight stays in one of our nine chic bedrooms. Each room is meticulously furnished for your comfort, featuring fresh cotton linens and plush, oversized towels. Escape the city’s hustle and bustle and unwind in style.

A Funky Monk Larger room.

The Terrace

Make the most of our delightful heated terrace, open year-round! Sink into the comfort of our inviting sofas and indulge in our mouthwatering burger menu. Soak up the sun while savouring refreshing Spritz cocktails at our outdoor tables.

Relax and enjoy! We’ve installed TV screens on our terrace, and our attentive team provides table service to ensure a prompt and enjoyable experience. Catch the latest sporting action, from Wimbledon to the Rugby World Cup, all from the comfort of our terrace.


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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