About Us

We’re not just a café…we’re so much more!

We are a live arts venue, exhibition space and speciality pizza café & bar, located on Southend seafront.

Our venue showcases: music; comedy; spoken word; theatre; art and much, much more, complemented by delicious food and drink.

Come and check out our wonderful space; offering speciality coffee, stone-baked sourdough pizzas, scrummy cakes, quality artwork and an amazing view!

Café & Bar

Come and try our wonderful seaside café. We offer speciality coffee, scrummy cakes, local craft beers and more.

Freshly made and cooked in-house, we offer a selection of delicious stone-baked sourdough pizzas, paninis, toasted wraps and various salad and dessert options. View a sample of our current menu and contact us above to make a booking.

Exhibition Space

We arrange and display exhibitions of prominent and upcoming local artists. The art on our walls is a wonderful reflection of the vibrancy of the art scene in our area.

We hope that you will enjoy the art on display as much as we do.

Venue Hire

Looking for a unique seaside venue for your next live performance, event, presentation, workshop or corporate/private function?

We welcome enquiries for the booking of our wonderful venue.

Live Events

Come and watch live acts by the sea in our special venue. We regularly host evenings of music, comedy and other performance types. See our social media posts for details of upcoming events.

Would you like to perform at Twenty One? Why not get in contact with us?

Makers Markets

Essex has a vibrant arts & crafts scene. We want Twenty One to be a place for artists and makers from the area to promote their works.

If you wish to enquire about this, please get in touch or see our social media posts for details of upcoming events.

Social Space

Does your group need a space to meet? Whether you’re a club, charity, community group or you need a space for a party, we can help. We can also offer a selection of delicious food and drink options for your hungry and thirsty guests.

We welcome enquiries for booking a table or our whole venue.