🌟Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 4:30pm &

Sunday: 10am - 4:15pm.🌟


There are many changes which have been put in place to help keep our customers & team safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, following Government guidelines and we strongly advise you to read about these changes before you visit. See below.


Thank you for your patience and co-operation during this time.

Changes to Service in Woody's... counter service resumes as sales of alcohol are temporarily suspended. For more information on Government advice, please click here.

Track and Trace

When visiting Woody’s Restaurant you WILL be required to scan the QR code on the NHS Track & Trace app.


If you are unable to scan this, please ensure you complete a handwritten Track & Trace form.


We highly encourage you to scan the separate Garden Centre QR code when you visit- you will see this displayed around the store.


Thank you in advance for your co-operation.

Face Coverings

Face coverings MUST be worn when walking around the restaurant and should only be removed when seated at a table. Our toilet facilities are open for Woody's customers only- unless in exceptional circumstances. Our team will continue to wear face coverings to help keep everyone safe.

Seating Arrangements

No more than 6 people (including children & babies) can be seated at one table.

Changes to seating from Friday17th October 

Afternoon Tea for 2 to Take Away

We are unable to take bookings in store for sit down Afternoon Tea. Why not collect your own to enjoy with family or friends? Collection days are Friday & Saturday- bookings must be made 48 hours in advance. Bookings for each week open on the Monday for that week. Click here to book online & for more information.

Picnic Packs To Go

Going to the beach or park with family or friends? Pick up one of our 'Picnic Packs to Go' and save the hassle of making your own picnic- includes savoury & sweet treats. Click here to book online & for more information.


We are not taking bookings for tables - this includes Afternoon Tea at this time.


Limited menu available- no changes can be made or bespoke offerings at this time.


Allergen information is available on request- although all of our dishes are made with non-allergen ingredients, they cannot be guaranteed allergen free as they are prepared in an environment where allergens are present.


See below for our new menus.

Soft Play Area

Due to the latest Government guidelines, we have 

suspended all Soft Play Area exclusive hire bookings.

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If you have Events booked with us or postponed events, you will receive further details via email regarding these as soon as possible.

Cards Accepted for our Events
Thurrock Garden Centre
South Road,
South Ockendon,
Essex, RM15 6DU
Tel: 01708 851991
Email: thurrockgardencentre@gmail.com