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Long overdue visit

When wefirst moved to Mersea the Packing shed had been abandoned and have viewed it from the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Barry R
via mobile
Very good

Gets busy at times but very good food served not certain of the opening times for this one it is... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Chris C
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Aug 13, 2018
“Long overdue visit”
Dec 22, 2017
“Very good”
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

When wefirst moved to Mersea the Packing shed had been abandoned and have viewed it from the shoreline promising to visit in some day. We finally made the visit and were greeted by the friendly volunteers who have run the operation very well apart from...More

Thank Barry R
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Gets busy at times but very good food served not certain of the opening times for this one it is probably seasonal but good never the less.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Great place to visit and learn about wild life. Access is by boat but once there you will be given some thing to eat which is unique.

Thank 409royc
Reviewed May 3, 2017

If you love sea food this is the place to be just about everything that comes out of the sea you can eat it here

Thank pharoah48
Reviewed January 18, 2017

You have to book the venue for a function. You have to travel by boat so don't dress up. Very rustic. Nice views. Nothing special.

Thank Yellowbanker
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The packing shed is just a short boat trip from the hard, with lovely views. regular cream tea open days are offered, these are cheap and a fundraiser, making a lovely afternoon on the island, with talks on the oyster history etc it can be...More

1  Thank tina c
Reviewed August 10, 2016

You need to visit only when the weather is good, otherwise you may be disappointed. A glimpse of local fishing history, but not to much to see. The boat trip out and back to the packing shed is interesting. Good place to hire for a...More

Thank MerseaRay
Reviewed July 25, 2016

So good that you'll have to wait to get in at busy times as they do not take booking. You can take your own bread and wine if you wish. The fish and seafood could not be fresher.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed November 19, 2015

Had lunch with 2 friends. As prescribed took a baguette and butter, we also took our own wine but there are local wines available at very reasonable prices. We had a big variety of sharing dishes including their beautiful oysters. Sadly a dish of mussels...More

Thank Graham F
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