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The Pier Hotel at Harwich

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Average meal bit costly disappointed about service sat down at 3 main course arrived at 4 15 did not try a dessert as previous wait put us off was advised it was something to do with staff shift change

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London
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A special birthday lunch for 6 Was very enjoyable indeed. The refurbishment is first class and the first floor restaurant is a great improvement on the previous Arrangement The food and wines were stunning withe service first class Thank you too all.

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Thank Geoffrey B B
Bucknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Pier in Harwich for only 2 nights, I was staying in the annex next to the main building. The room was great an it was quiet as I was at the back of the building. The room had a nice large ensuite shower room, the bed was huge and really comfy to sleep in and massive...

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Thank Phillip S
Hardenberg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is our last stop for dinner every time we travel back home again with the ferry. The food is ALWAYS fabulous. The service excellent. The freshness of the fish....perfect. I love the new decor and we shall certainly be on their doorstep again soon!!

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Thank Josie G
Northwold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The wife and I had eaten at the Pier before the refurbishment and had good memories so were looking forward to our stay On the plus side .the food we had in the restaurant both for evening meal and breakfast was generally very good - whether the side dishes are worth the price is debatable. We were fortunate and id...

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Thank Crinan03
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Renovated to a high standard. We stayed in room 1 which was very comfortable and spacious. We had drinks and dinner on the balcony watching the sunset. Excellent seafood, very good breakfast, friendly service.

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Thank felicityluke
Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic accommodation, friendly staff with a "can do" attitude - nothing is a problem at The Pier. Fabulous food, 10 out of 10 with exceptional service and stunning views. The Angel next door is a great place to retreat to if you want peace and quiet.

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Thank SimonePayne1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We really wanted to love this place. We booked a night away to celebrate one of our birthdays and it looked lovely from the website. It hadn't been open long so we were expecting great things. Unfortunately the room that we were allocated had a considerable number of stains and marks on the new carpet and even the (very comfortable)...

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Thank joceLondon
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Good selection . Upstairs has great views of sea,harbour,docks and river. Lots of fish as you would expect from its location. Downstairs has bistro style choices though we did not see menu. Food freshly prepared so do not expect a quick meal. Staff very pleasant and helpful which always adds to the occasion .

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My starter of muscles was luke warm and the soup not that nice. My daughters calamari was good. We all had fish and chips, I did not think mine were cooked enough and we're sort of soggy under the batter, chips nothing to rave about. They had put far too much mint in the peas and they were not nice....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We thank you for your feedback, however we do not respond to individual comments. Following on from a 1.5 million reinvestment over the last 5 months, The Pier at Harwich is once again open and set to become East Anglia's number one coastal destination for food and drink. The redefined brasserie is located on the first floor of the completely modernised 1860 listed building in historic Harwich. Experience all-day dining (all-year-round) and outdoor dining - whenever the sun shines - with a menu celebrating modern classics, an exciting grill menu and wonderful fresh fish and shellfish landed on The Pier's doorstep. Guests can select from a predominantly European wine list or enjoy Prosecco-based cocktails, craft beers and cask ales. The stripped back and raw textured interior, designed by Geraldine Milsom, makes reference to the industrious and hardworking Harwich port, but achieves a balance between function, luxury and glamour. The harbour wall is only 20 metres from the door and The Pier's newly extended first floor balcony (for drinks and outdoor dining) overlooks the water, ships and working docks. With estuary views from every table, The Pier, only a stone's throw from the confluence of the Stour and Orwell estuaries is a very special destination for lovers of great food and drink. NAVYÄRD on the ground floor is a continental bar and terrace adjacent to the working harbour, the ideal place for fun and relaxation. Cask ales, craft beers, a great drinks list, Prosecco-based cocktails and one of the most carefully sourced and extensive gin lists makes the NAVYÄRD 'the' go-to bar for The Pier's neighbours, friends and welcomed guests. The NAVYÄRD is undeniably and unashamedly a 'love letter to the continent' - celebrating and championing the influential and historic links that Harwich holds with Scandanavia and wider Europe. The wines, beers, ales, drinks list and a gin library have been sourced from across Europe and are complemented throughout the day by Nordic-inspired small-plated food. Great coffee, fresh pastries and the simplest tastiest late breakfasts (think eggs, rye bread and avocado) through to open Scandinavian sandwiches, sharing platters and fresh oysters. The 14 bedrooms are individually styled to match the seascape and take full advantage of the brilliant light that you only get when staying on the coast. Harwich enjoys glorious sunsets with molten coloured horizons and the setting sun on the Stour estuary is a special feature of staying at The Pier. All bedrooms are equipped with complimentary soft drink mini-bars, Aromatherapy Associates bathroom products, Sky In-Room and free Wi-Fi making The Pier an exceptional small hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Pier Hotel at Harwich

Address: The Quay, Harwich CO12 3HH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Harwich
Price Range: RM602 - RM745 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Pier Hotel at Harwich 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“remember to request a sea view where possible”
 of 5 bubbles DEGALR, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in Room number one which was lovely with great views.”
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“Go for rooms in the annex with sea views”
 of 5 bubbles rodneym362, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 has lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles teresas129, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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