Private Hire

Book your next event with us.

As a private hire event venue, we provide a relaxed atmosphere and a warm welcome in the heart of the Essex countryside. Lovejoys at The George, Kelvedon is an ideal setting for any special event or occasion.

We have a number of different spaces, including two private function suites, a bar, an outdoor garden and a large outdoor space. We can tailor your package and are suitable for 30 up to 150 guests, it's the perfect venue for your party, corporate event or get-together, whether formal or informal.

With a background in events, through our wedding and event catering division, Lovejoys at The George, we know exactly what matters and how to make your event special and memorable and we always go that extra mile. Private hire is available Monday to Sunday, all week.

Email or call 01376 561 797 to find out more...



At our event venue, we can offer you a sympathetic, professional and personal service for your loved one’s wake or celebration of life. We have a number of different options to tailor your package exactly to your needs. With catering from just £17.95 per person, you can be sure that you'll be able to relax in our private space exactly how you wish.

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Birthdays, Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Hen Parties, Christenings.

We understand these celebrations are landmark occasions, with the catering being a large part of making it a success, that’s why we offer great food coupled with a personal and professional service, unlike any other caterer in Essex, to reassure you and your day are in safe hands.

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Business Meetings, Leaving Parties, Team Building, Company Celebrations, Corporate Events

We offer a number of different spaces for your upcoming corporate event. Whether looking for a small business meeting, a leaving do or team building event venue, we have the flexibility to cater to you. Take a look at our menus to see what options will work for your event.

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Cold Buffet

For something much less formal, with a variety of options for your guests, our delivered finger buffets are great for any types of parties.

Hot Buffet

If you want something served hot but not a formal sit down meal, then our versatile hot fork buffets would be a great option.

Street Food

Got plenty of hungry mouths to feed, but looking for something less formal than a 3 course meal? Our street food, cooked and served on-site, is what you need.


Canapés make a great option at launch and promotional events, where you want your guests to be able to mingle and interact – we can even develop a themed menu for your guests.

Sit-down 3 & 2 Course Meal

Organising a function, birthday, anniversary, or other celebration? Our formal dinners will be the right fit for your event. We pride ourselves on creating dishes from scratch, using the finest ingredients from local suppliers.


The perfect choice for your summer party. Nothing beats barbecued and slow-roasted meats cooked to perfection and served to your guests in the warm English sun with a cool drink.



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Lovejoy Catering and Events – Professional Event Catering in Essex

Our team is passionate about providing our customers with great food and a first-rate service and are delighted that our Facebook and Google reviews reflect this with a score of 4.9 and 5.0, respectively. For more information, reviews and pictures head over to Facebook or Instagram page.

As an award-winning caterer, we pride ourselves on creating dishes from scratch, using the finest ingredients from carefully selected local suppliers. Our team has a genuine love for making your wedding or event one to remember. Don’t take our word for it, check out our customer reviews!

Discuss your event with our friendly events team today: