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All 31 Harwich Restaurants

The Cafe on the Pier

Ha' Penny Pier | The Quay, Harwich, England
+44 7743 192356
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Ranked #6 of 31 Restaurants in Harwich
Price range: $4 - $13
Cuisines: British, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Situated on Ha'penny Pier with stunning views. A wonderful spot for al fresco dining and on those cooler days the ideal place for a great breakfast, bowl of homemade soup or coffee and cake. Harwich is full of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. The Cafe on the Pier is open every day except Chistmas Day from 8.30 - 4 ish (depend on the weather!) We provide buffets delivered locally for business or pleasure.
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

we stopped at Harwich for a coffee and bite to eat, on sat afternoon, we were staying in Ipswich but having a mystery excursion. There was about 16 of us when into this little cafe for our refreshments. we were welcomes pleasantly by the staff who fulfilled all orders quite quickly, the scones me and my husband had were some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Stopped here over the Christmas period on a very cold day whilst showing visiting family the sights of olde Harwich. In all my times walking on the front I have never stopped here. We chose to have a hot chocolate and a biscuit. The friendly young chap who served us asked if we wanted to upgrade to hot chic with... More 

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Sarah W, Owner at The Cafe on the Pier, responded to this review

Harwich is a great place all year round, there is always something to watch on a walk and as you say the cafe is an ideal place to stop off. More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A great bacon sandwich & great company was the best way to start the year. Always warm & welcoming this little spot is cheery even on a cold day with a hangover!

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Lovely place to sit and have a warmer whilst trekking around Harwich in the cold. Home made cakes and scones are delicious. recommended- special hot chocolate mmmm!!!

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The two meals for 10.00 offer was a bonus. Nice relaxing atmosphere with excellent views across to Felixstowe and friendly staff weel worth a visit if in Harwich.

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Sarah W, Owner at The Cafe on the Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments. Positive feedback really helps with staff motivation - especially during the quieter winter months! More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Great little Cafe, situated on Harwich Pier. The menu has some tasty food with daily specials. Usually in November they have a two for one offer on black board specials! The cakes and puddings are delicious. Fresh hand made ice cream served all year round. A lovely relaxing place to chill on a hot day. In winter the inside is... More 

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Sarah W, Owner at The Cafe on the Pier, responded to this review

We have two blackboard specials for £10 and two puddings for £7.50 available Monday to Saturday from now until Easter More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The food was surprisingly cheap and very tasty-nice sized portions-and the staff very helpful and friendly. We ate on the pier so my young kids could watch the boats. Beautiful and peaceful.

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We visited Harwich on a lovely sunny day so walked out on the Ha'Penny pier to look at the container ships etc.. Feeling decadent we each had a scone and a glass of crisp white wine from the little cafe. The scones (both cheese & fruit) were home made and very tasty. As good as my own! It was good... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We we recently in Harwich and spotted the Cafe on the Pier, so we decided to have some breakfast. The quality of the food was fantastic value for money and it was so filling that it set you up for the whole day! The staff were really efficient and the cafe was a really relaxing place to sit in the... More 

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ESSEX
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had a lovely day in Harwich and visited Ha penny pier with my boyfriend and could not resist the local crab at ’ Pier Seafood’ which is part of ‘The Cafe on the pier’ It was unattended when we were there, but just pop to the Cafe and you soon get served. There is an array of seafood they... More 

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Additional Information about The Cafe on the Pier

Address: Ha' Penny Pier | The Quay, Harwich, England
Phone Number: +44 7743 192356
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harwich
Average Prices: USD 4 - 13
Cuisine: British, Café

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