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The Pier at Harwich

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NAVYÄRD Gin Library

Choose from over 100 gins, or enjoy a Captain's Gin Flight experience

 

NAVYÄRD Bar & Terrace

Lighter menus, including late breakfast

 

The Pier

A fabulous restaurant and small hotel in Essex

A Stunning Restaurant, Bar & Hotel on the Essex Coast

The Pier at Harwich is a small AA 4 star hotel and a very special destination for lovers of great 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 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 harbour opposite. The Pier’s first floor balcony (for drinks and outdoor dining) overlooks the water, ships and working docks. With estuary views from every table, The Pier is only a stone’s throw from the confluence of the Stour and Orwell estuaries and a very special destination for lovers of great food and drink.

The NAVYÄRD on the ground floor is a continental bar and terrace adjacent to the working harbour. Experience cask ales, craft beers,  cocktails and an extensive Gin Library – 150 at the last count, so if you come across an unusual gin do let us know.

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  and the setting sun on the Stour estuary is a special feature of staying at The Pier, for that reason alone we recommend a stay with us!

Upcoming Events at The Pier

Thu 12th Sep 2024

Pier Movie Nights

Our highly popular movie nights are back, accompanied by a cocktail and three-course dinner.

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Wed 30th Oct 2024

Pier Movie Nights

Our highly popular movie nights are back, accompanied by a cocktail and three-course dinner.

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Thu 7th Nov 2024

Pier Movie Nights

Our highly popular movie nights are back, accompanied by a cocktail and three-course dinner.

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Thu 5th Dec 2024

Pier Movie Nights

Our highly popular movie nights are back, accompanied by a cocktail and three-course dinner.

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Thu 9th Jan 2025

Pier Movie Nights

Our highly popular movie nights are back, accompanied by a cocktail and three-course dinner.

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Thu 6th Feb 2025

Pier Movie Nights

Our highly popular movie nights are back, accompanied by a cocktail and three-course dinner.

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Thu 6th Mar 2025

Pier Movie Nights

Our highly popular movie nights are back, accompanied by a cocktail and three-course dinner.

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Perfect for watching a coastal sunset

14 bedrooms

All our bedrooms have private bathrooms, luxury Elemis products, king size beds, complimentary soft drinks and Sky In-Room.  The hotel has 4 AA stars.

The Pier Restaurant

The Pier Restaurant with 2 AA rosettes is a stunning redefined brasserie on the first floor of the completely modernised 1860 listed building in historic Harwich.

NAVYÄRD

Enjoy the NAVYÄRD bar and terrace, a continental-inspired bar with an enviable drinks list, gin library and small-plated food.

All-day dining

Enjoy all-day dining throughout the year with a menu of modern classics, exciting grill dishes and wonderful fresh fish and shellfish landed on the doorstep.

The Saloon

Exclusive use of this dedicated private dining room located, looking out over the harbour and Ha’penny Pier. Perfect for private parties and corporate events.

Historic Harwich

Discover Historic Harwich and it’s fascinating history, from the many Mayflower connections to the unique Electric Palace cinema.

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NAVYÄRD at the Pier

Modern
Bar
Brasserie

On the ground floor, just 20 metres from the harbour wall, is the NAVYÄRD bar and terrace – a continental-inspired bar with an enviable drinks and gin list.

The Gin Library offers more than 100 gins across four shelves, along with our craft, cask and artisan beers, ales and a Nordic-inspired small-plate bar menu, making the NAVYÄRD bar and terrace ‘the’ go-to destination for our neighbours, friends and welcomed guests.

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The Pier is a stunning redefined brasserie located on the first floor of the completely modernised 1860 listed building in historic Harwich.

Located on the quayside of this Essex town, The Pier serves stunning food and boasts an enviable drinks list, making it East Anglia’s most exciting coastal dining destination.

Experience all-day dining (all-year-round) and outdoor dining – whenever the sun shines – with a menu celebrating modern classics, exciting grill dishes 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. With estuary views from every table, The Pier, which is 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.

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Deck 1853

The newest seaside dining spot in Harwich

Located on the quayside of this Essex town, The Pier serves stunning food and boasts an enviable drinks list, making it East Anglia’s most exciting coastal dining destination.

Situated on the deck of Ha’penny Pier, one of the oldest Pier’s in Britain, built in 1853. Pick up light bites to enjoy when exploring Harwich, pop in when passing by, or make an evening enjoying the sunset with pizza, pasta and paninis ‘on the Deck’.

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Individually
Styled
Bedrooms

The crispest white sheets await you in our bedrooms which are individually styled to match the seascape and take full advantage of that brilliant light that you only get when staying on the coast.

Harwich enjoys special sunsets and the molten coloured horizons are a sight to behold as the evenings draw in.

Many of the bedrooms have the best vantage points, although you may prefer to take in the views from our first floor restaurant balcony or ground floor bar and terrace. All bedrooms are fully equipped with fully stocked mini-bars (soft drinks and snacks are complimentary), Aromatherapy Associates bathroom products, Sky In-Room (all channels) and wifi.

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The Saloon

The Saloon is a dedicated private dining room located in The Pier, looking out over the harbour and Ha’penny Pier.

Book this exclusive space for you and your guests and you’ll be able to celebrate in style. Ideal for birthday parties, anniversaries, celebrations and corporate events, The Saloon can seat up to 24 people.

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Visit The Pier

Located on the North Sea coast, Harwich in Essex is one of the Haven ports and located close to Felixstowe, Ipswich, Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea.

Harwich is the northernmost coastal town in Essex and sits on the estuaries of the rivers Stour and Orwell.

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A fabulous restaurant and small hotel in Essex

The Quay,
Harwich,
Essex,
CO12 3HH

01255 241212
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    If you’re travelling from London, join the A12 and continue along this road until leaving at junction 29, merging onto the A120. Follow the A120 until you reach The Quay in Harwich.
    If you’re travelling from Ipswich, take the A1071 onto the A1214 and continue forward onto the A12. At junction 29, leave the A12 and join the A120. Follow the A120 until you reach The Quay in Harwich.
    Leave Colchester via the A134 until reaching Middleborough Roundabout, where you should take the fifth exit continuing onto the A134. Take the third exit at Colne Bank Roundabout onto the A133 and continue towards Clacton for three-quarters of a mile, before taking the first exit at the second roundabout onto the A1232, signposted for Harwich A120. Follow the A120 towards Harwich, and then to Harwich Town Centre. At Pattricks Junction Roundabout, take the second exit onto the A120 and continue on to the Quay, signposted Docks.

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