Last week we spent a happy hour or two at The Pier taking some new pictures of the delicious Harbourside food.
Visually everyone’s favourite was the Harwich Lobster Cocktail and yes, it tastes as good as it looks!

Lobster is always on the menu in the Harbourside and there are so many different ways to try it …poached with lemon mayonnaise, grilled, in a thermidore sauce or as part of The Pier Seafood Platter.

What could be better – relaxing, looking out over the twin estuaries of the Stour and Orwell while enjoying great seafood?
An added bonus each evening are the spectacular sunsets which set the mood every evening.

+Sue Bunting

Dedham, Colchester
12°
few clouds
humidity: 62%
wind: 3m/s SW
H 12 • L 10
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The Collection


Maison Talbooth

01206 322367

A luxury boutique hotel in Essex, looking out across Constable’s Countryside and Dedham Vale.

  • 12 uniquely designed bedrooms
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • The Treatment Rooms day spa

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Le Talbooth

01206 323150

Great food and great service at this stunning restaurant beside the River Stour.

  • Riverside terrace and lawn
  • Outdoor marquee perfect for weddings
  • Private dining options available

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The Pier

01255 241212

Visit our hotel and restaurants by the coast for something a little different.

  • 14 individual bedrooms
  • All-day dining in the bar brasserie
  • Fresh sea food caught daily

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Milsoms

01206 322795

Escape from the bustle and relax at this charming hotel with bar, restaurant, lounge and terrace.

  • 15 quiet and relaxing bedrooms
  • Bar and restaurant with all-day dining
  • Two great spaces for meetings or private dining

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Kesgrave Hall

01473 333741

Charming hotel and restaurant set in beautiful grounds in the heart of Suffolk.

  • 23 en-suite bedrooms
  • Relaxed brasserie – open all day
  • Premier event venue The Hangar

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