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The Packing Shed

Coast Road | West Mersea, Colchester, England
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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 22 December 2017
Chris C
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Historic Site at Mersea Island

Great place to visit and learn about wild life. Access is by boat but once there you will be given... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
409royc
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West Mersea, England
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22 Dec 2017
“Very good”
12 Jul 2017
“Historic Site at Mersea Island”
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Coast Road | West Mersea, Colchester, England
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Reviewed 22 December 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
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Reviewed 12 July 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
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Reviewed 3 May 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

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Reviewed 19 January 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.

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Reviewed 18 January 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

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Reviewed 10 August 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

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Reviewed 26 July 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
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Reviewed 19 November 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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