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Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i have been here a few times now, and the quality never fails, today i so enjoyed lunch with my family, felt needed to say how good this place is, they were very helpful serving us the main menu today in the downstairs bar as we had the dog with us. we had a dish today not had before the...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We know the Milsoms group of restaurants really well have used them all often except maybe not the pier as often as it is abit of a drive for us but on Sunday we decided to visit when I booked the table I asked if the full menu that was online available I was told yes it was. On arrival...

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Thank babsdick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly stuff and lovely food.barman jack new his drinks well and recommended a new drink for my partner which he loved.breakfast was lovely and the lovely Scottish lady (sorry forgot name)was very helpful full . room was clean and loved the bed.

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essex
Reviewed 1 week ago

As always with a Milsom's establishment everything was spot on - food, service and the new makeover is fantastic. My husband and I had a delicious sea food lunch with excellent wine served to us by an efficient and charming staff.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a few days away for my best friends birthday. The hotel room was lovely it was clean and had everything we needed nice touch was complimentary drinks in the fridge, also nice tea and biscuits. We ate in the restaurant the first night very good food. Breakfast was also good, but have to say the service was a...

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Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Midweek lunch.... What a treat... We shared the lobster for a starter.... My husband had lamb and I had fish pie, or posh pish fie as I managed to call it! Beautiful food, relaxing surroundings, stunning views and amazing staff. A real treat......

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arrival we sat in the bar downstairs and ware served by a lovely guy who really knew his stuff, given that we were a party of gin lovers this started the evening off perfectly for us! However this was not continued when we went upstairs for dinner. Our first waitress was lovely, but informed us that there was no...

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Thank 205louise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely lovely hotel. Room, staff, food stunning despite the awful weather. We arrived early and room was ready. Drinks in the bar and newspapers lovely before setting off to meet friends at Samuel Pepys Wine Bar for lunch. Back to our room after and friends comfortable on sofa taking in the views. Dinner in restaurant after wonderful as was the...

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought a night at the pier for my parents for Christmas. They stayed there last Friday night in a deluxe room, had lovely views over looking the port so they enjoyed watching all the boots and ships. They had an amazing dinner in the restaurant and said the food was faultless. As always the staff at Milsom venues are...

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to the flagship Le Talbooth, also Milsoms, and Kesgrave Hall, we though we would try The Pier, and we were not dissapointed. Room 1 was lovely, views of the water, watching the ferries silently coming into and leaving the port. We had a couple of little problems, TV not working properly, and the heating not warm enough, these...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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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
Location: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Harwich
Price Range: $154 - $168 (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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“We stayed in Room number one which was lovely with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles 136carolec, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Go for rooms in the annex with sea views”
 of 5 bubbles rodneym362, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 1 has lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles teresas129, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“ask for a Seaview”
 of 5 bubbles T4826ABlindac, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
“Go, the food is really lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 832pamw, Dec 30, 2016 | Read review
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