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Norwich, Norfolk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent a most enjoyable night at this hotel, my room had a coastal view and was very comfortable. The evening meal, wine and breakfast were lovely,but what made this experience most memorable was the enthusiasm and helpfulness of the staff. Particular thanks to the receptionist and waiting staff, all of whom were truly excellent. I can only hope...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent excellent service brilliant the Pier has become a very nice comfortable restaurant food was great the Pier is in a great location well done Milsom looking forward to going to Kesgrave hall in a few weeks

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at The Pier at Harwich just after New Year and found a very warm welcome at reception. Room overlooking the pier was lovely though the original window let in a lot of cold. The only disappointment was the evening meal. Being just after New Year I suspect our dishes were cobbled together with left overs from Christmas and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been going to The Pier for over 20 years, it just keeps getting better. The new refurb is stunning and very stylishly done. You could be at a top hotel in London, with the comfortable and relaxing feel of a seaside town. They seem to have got this very right. I had the Crispy Duck and Asian Salad, followed...

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Brightlingsea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Room 1 and the view over the water was lovely. The room was clean and well equipped although I would have turned the sofa round to look out over the water. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. The evening meal was very good with a large selection of fish on the menu. I...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hadn't been to the Pier in a while, and wow I am glad to have gone back. What a change for the better; the decor is stunning - a sort of luxe meets industrial combo that's really unique and has quite a London feel, but cleverly comfortable too. Very impressed with the menu. I found it hard to decide...

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently went to the Pier in Harwich with a few of my friends, we all had a lovely time, we were sat at a good space & were able to see the sea from our table. I had the squid and the muscles and both were amazingly good. The squid is small and crispy and by far the best...

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Lawford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We used to be regular diners at The Pier prior to its refurbishment, always finding it a welcoming eaterie, good food, atmospheric and friendly, efficient staff. It now seems just like any other wine bar, very brown, drab and unwelcoming. A friend and I called for a morning coffee this week, with a view to lunching there. When we arrived,...

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Brantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It was in May 2016 that the venue had a major upgrade and the owners tried to change the style. The under used restaurant on the top floor became more of a focal point and they installed a large river facing balcony which is a great asset. We and many regular customers did not like the new menu or, to...

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Clacton - Essex
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were brought a voucher for a 3 course meal here fo our birthdays, so we decided to upgrade our visit to stay the night as well. Upon arrival we were take to our room by the receptionist and welcomed in with music playing softly in the room. The room was very comfortable, stylish, with nice touches...

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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Essex > Harwich
Price Range: $200 - $219 (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, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for rooms in the annex with sea views”
 of 5 bubbles rodneym362, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 has lovely view”
 of 5 bubbles teresas129, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a Seaview”
 of 5 bubbles T4826ABlindac, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go, the food is really lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 832pamw, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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