Woody's Restaurant is closed until further notice

due to Lockdown Guidelines.

🌟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.

Woody's Restaurant is closed until further notice due to Lockdown 


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

On arrival, you will be asked if you are from one or more households.

Sitting inside: one household only, no more than 6 people per table or a support bubble.

Sitting outside: mixed households allowed, no more than 6 people per table. 

Changes to seating from Wednesday 2nd December

Toilet Facilities

We ask, if you can, to wear a mask at all times when using the toilet facilities. Due to social distancing and more regular cleaning routines, you may be asked to wait to use the facilities to allow this time to happen.


We are not taking bookings for tables. Afternoon Tea bookings are open for week commencing 7th December.

Afternoon Tea Bookings

Bookings are open for week commencing 7th December online only. 

Please note, Covid Tier 2 rules apply (see above.) Click here to book.


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