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Must see in Harwich

Peculiar stuff, we found a wonderful clock for our ship stemming from an original Harwich tug... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
jan_busch
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Cologne, Germany
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All things weird and wonderful

This little shop is pretty extraordinary. In all honesty my first impression on walking in was... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2016
Gryphi
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Nov 19, 2016
“Must see in Harwich ”
Apr 7, 2016
“All things weird and wonderful”
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Quirky Old Stuff is what we do. Antiques, vintage, retro. It doesn't matter if it's 300 years old or just thirty. As long as it's unusual & interesting we'll track it down and bring it to you here in our shop & on our website. We are happy to supply...more
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6 Market Street, Harwich CO12 3DY, England
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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Peculiar stuff, we found a wonderful clock for our ship stemming from an original Harwich tug vessel. The owner is a lovely person to talk to.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jan_busch
Ken H, Owner at Quirky Old Stuff, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2016

Hi Jan. Thanks for your kind words. I'm always happy when an item goes back to its original use. Hope the clock looks good on your ship. Regards.......Ken

Reviewed April 7, 2016

This little shop is pretty extraordinary. In all honesty my first impression on walking in was that I wouldn't be staying long, but how totally wrong I was. The more you look the more quirky and unusual items you see, and the owner Ken is...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Gryphi
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Well named, this shop is just as it should be. Apparently with items just scattered about haphazardly, nevertheless I suspect that a lot of care has been taken in the placing of them. To itemise the stock would result in an enormous catalogue, such is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
3  Thank John H
Reviewed November 25, 2015

Visited the store and was lost for choose from the one of a kind lamps to coffee tables. The super-cute store owner also very helpful. He talked me through the details for all the items i enquirer and even offered to help create unique pieces...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

Lots of tempting things to buy and browse bought a few items that i could pack easy and they look good displayed at home. Very reasonable prices for things and the staff very friendly. Well laid out and easy to look at everything.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank dgg123
Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

I visited 'Quirky Old Stuff' earlier today - and I have to say it is a shop I could have spent at least an hour or two in! Unfortunately, I only had 20 minutes! - which was still more than enough time to hunt out...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Katherinegrainge
Ken H, Owner at Quirky Old Stuff, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2015

Hi Katherine. Thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and I'm really pleased that you like our collection of Quirky Old Stuff. Your new home project sounds very exciting and I look forward to being able to...More

Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had come to Harwich with our relatives to take the overnight ferry. We had picked up a tourist information map from the pier in the old town, and stumbled across a sign which led us to the shop. The owner was warm and friendly...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Lindave2015
Ken H, Owner at Quirky Old Stuff, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2015

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm really glad the pair of lampshades were exactly what you had been searching for. If you are in Harwich again it would be a pleasure to see you. Kind regards....Ken

Reviewed June 28, 2015

This review is my honest unbiased opinion. I am not a friend of the owner and have not followed a twitter or facebook request to get here. I was looking through tripadvisor for a future holiday destination and wondered what it had to say about...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Sally R
Ken H, Owner at Quirky Old Stuff, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2015

Hi Sally R. Thanks for taking the time to review your visit to our shop. I'm really sorry that you didn't like our style of Quirky Old Stuff. I have to say that I'm very happy that you are in a minority as I'm sure...More

Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

After a delightful father's day afternoon tea my family and I took a wander along the beach front and the charming back streets of Harwich. A quiet afternoon we were surprised to stumble across a store bursting of vintage and unique treasurers! I could have...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Lolabear82
Ken H, Owner at Quirky Old Stuff, responded to this reviewResponded June 29, 2015

Hi Lolabear82. Thanks for taking the time to review your family visit to our shop. I have to say you and your family gave me the most fun I've had in the shop this year. Obviously I love it when people buy my Quirky Old...More

Reviewed June 20, 2015

Definitely worth a visit!!! It is amazing what you can find if you take time to look at this shop. I visited this shop with my family; we found it quite fun. It is worth taking time to look the contents of this shop to...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Mandy I
Ken H, Owner at Quirky Old Stuff, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2015

Thanks UKexplorers for your lovely review. I'm glad you found something you liked. Hope to see you in the shop again soon. Ken.

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g d
July 15, 2015|
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Response from Ken H | Property representative |
Hi g d, I live above the shop so I'm open almost all the time (9am - 6pm) most days. However I do have to go out to auctions / markets to buy new stock during the week. I always try to be at the shop at weekends. The best... More
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