A waterfront location with a friendly and inviting atmosphere, Ocean is the premier party venue in Exmouth.

Panoramic views

Ocean has two gorgeous suites available for parties and celebrations, which cater to different needs and events. The Ocean Suite features stunning panoramic views of Exmouth seafront and the beaches below, as does our intimate Estuary Suite via the adjacent Deck Restaurant, together, both venues can accommodate groups of various sizes with ease. Both suites are the perfect choice of venue for an anniversary or birthday party thanks to their unparalleled sea views and the vast experience of the team at Ocean. Both suites feature full catering options, have a fully licensed bar available and are both available for hire from early until late.

If you decide Ocean is the place for you, our events team will put together a package of features from our range that suits your specific needs.

Ocean suite

Our main Ocean Suite is a bright and flexible venue with an attractive bar, two large terraces, and stunning views of the coastline below. The large function room features state of the art equipment to ensure that any presentation has the impact you require. Our professional and approachable team are on hand to work together with you, to ensure your event delivers every time. The Ocean Suite also features a range of food options including canapés, a hot and cold buffet, a barbecue or a full 3-course dinner.

Estuary suite

The Estuary Suite brings together our fantastic Ocean Deck with its fabulous terrace to create a unique space available for private hire. Ocean Deck features our signature sea views, that are guaranteed to make any event more memorable, alongside its own catering options. Ocean Deck offers a range of buffet options that vary in price per head, contact us for details.



How much does it cost to hire the Estuary or Ocean suite?

Prices start from £90 for the Estuary Suite, and £400 for the Ocean Suite, prices change depending on the time of week, duration needed, audiovisual requirements, refreshments and linen costs.

Can I customise my table décor?

Of course, customise to your hearts content, or let our in-house team assist you.

Can I hire other areas of the building like bowling, soft play, or one of the restaurants?

Certainty! However, hiring one of these facilities will be subject to additional charges if we have to close it to the public. Please get in touch for prices events@oceanexmouth.co.uk

What is the maximum capacity for each suite?

In the Ocean Suite, seated 250, standing 300.

In the Estuary Suite, 30 seated

This capacity can be increased into the adjoining Deck restaurant, if necessary.

Can we have a ceremony on site?

Yes, have your ceremony inside, or we can roll our the red carpet on our larger terrace, our wooden traditional pergola is designed specifically for the dream beachfront ceremony! Which can be customised to suit your taste

How long can we hire the venue for, (fees for additional hours?)

Times of hire:

Half day, 8:30am – 12:30, or 1pm – 5pm

Full day, 8:30 – 5pm, or

Evening, 6pm – 12am

This can extend into later hours of the evening! Just get in touch with one of our events team at events@oceanexmouth.co.uk to arrange a visit.

What are the catering options and menu prices?

Our catering options are always changing, for our latest offers and packages, please get in touch at events@oceanexmouth.co.uk


Tea & coffee – £2.95

Tea, Coffee & biscuits – £3.75

Tea Coffee & Cake – £4.95

Sandwiches (assorted)                – £7.50

Jug of Fruit Juice – £4.95

Full English Breakfast (including tea & coffee) – £11.50

Bacon Rolls – £6.95


Conferencing Meal Options:

Early Risers – Bacon rolls, Fruit juice & Tea/Coffee – £11.95

Light Lunch – Assorted Sandwiches, chips & Tea/Coffee – £13.95

Working Lunch – Assorted sandwiches, sausage rolls, chips, variety of cakes & fruit & Tea/Coffee – £14.95


Finger buffets:

5 Items – £12.95

7 Items – £14.95

10 Items – £16.95

Choose from: assorted sandwiches, cheese scones with chive cream cheese, goats cheese and red onion tartlets, vegetable & hummus platter, chicken satay skewers with peanut sauce, vegetable spring rolls with sweet chilli sauce, mini pasties, Thai style fishcakes, sausage rolls, cocktail sausages, chicken drumsticks, our own hand-stretched pizza, mixed bread basket, quiche, or falafel balls & hummus.

Dessert options – Fresh fruit platter, or assorted brownies and flapjacks


2 Course Hot Fork Buffet – £17.95

Choose 1 main option:

Jacket potatoes with a selection of fillings and salad

Chicken curry, rice, naan bread & chutney

Meat/veg lasagne, garlic bread & tossed salad

Beef/veg chilli, rice, tortilla and dips

Cottage pie & seasonal Vegetables

For dessert, either:

Chefs dessert of the day or seasonal fruit platter

Vegetarian & other dietary requirements can be catered for on request

2 Course meals – £35

3 Course meals – £45

To see our full menu, get in touch with one of the events team at events@oceanexmouth.co.uk

Can we visit the venue before booking?

Of course! Just get in touch with one of our events team at events@oceanexmouth.co.uk to arrange a visit.

What is the payment schedule?

We require a 25% non-refundable deposit to secure your date. Full payment can be made at any time, up until no shorter than 14 days before your event.

Do you have any supplier recommendations?

Planning an event can be a little stressful. Getting a DJ, insurance, bakery, photobooth; the list goes on! We’ve compiled a list of providers so you don’t have to!


Graham Sykes Insurance – The Home of Specialist Vehicle, Event and Festival Insurance; our recommended insurance provider, Graham Sykes, offer event and stallholder insurance, and is just 2 minutes away by car!


Poseworthy & Co – Poseworthy & Co’s photobooth’s are a great ice breaker to get guests talking to each other and entertain them in the gap between the ceremony and the reception.

They provide a photographer-led service to fully engage guests, and to ensure that everyone gets the best photo memories of the occasion. Many couples have found that their photobooth images are among their favourite wedding day shots, as they capture the happiness and fun of the big day.

If you’re planning a wedding or other event with a vintage theme, they can supply a complete Vintage Photo Booth service to suit, with themes including Hollywood, Steampunk, Gatsby and many others. Poseworthy & Co’s very affordable service comes complete with your choice of backdrop, and a selection of authentic, quality props for maximum dressing-up fun! Photos are supplied via a secure link unique to you who retain the copyright to the images!

Complex opening times
Monday 9am - 10pm

Tuesday 9am - 10pm

Wednesday 9am - 10pm

Thursday 9am - 10pm

Friday 9am - 10pm

Saturday 9am - 10pm

Sunday 9am - 10pm
Bowling opening times
Monday 10am - last session 9pm

Tuesday 10am - last session 9pm

Wednesday 10am - last session 9pm

Thursday 10am - last session 9pm

Friday 10am - last session 9pm

Saturday 10am - last session 9pm

Sunday 10am - last session 9pm
Arcade opening times
Monday 10am - 9pm

Tuesday 10am - 9pm

Wednesday 10am - 9pm

Thursday 10am - 9pm

Friday 10am - 9pm

Saturday 10am - 9pm

Sunday 10am - 9pm
Soft play opening times
Monday 9am - 6pm

Tuesday 9am - 6pm

Wednesday 9am - 6pm

Thursday 9am - 6pm

Friday 9am - 6pm

Saturday 9am - 6:30pm

Sunday 9am - 5:30pm
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