my special luxury: the relaxed seaside atmoshere
The Pier Hotel is located in two historic buildings that stand proudly on the quay side of old Harwich. The hotel’s main building, built in the 1850′s, houses two celebrated seafood restaurants – The Ha’ Penny on the ground floor and the Harbourside on the first floor – and seven second-floor bedrooms, most of which overlook the estuary.
On the first floor, the Harbourside certainly has the WOW factor with a polished pewter bar on the upper level – perfect for pre-dinner drinks or maybe a glass or two of Champagne and oysters. The views from the restaurant take in the Stour and Orwell estuaries and the harbour below.
The Harbourside specialises in seafood much of which is landed in the harbour opposite and chef Tom Bushell makes full use of the fresh produce available.
New Years Eve
Champagne reception 7.30pm for 8.15pm
House smoked Scottish salmon, spiced Harwich crab and lobster
celery and shizo salad
Free range duck carpaccio with rillette fritter
plum purée and toasted pumpkin seeds
Whole roast Dedham Vale fillet of Beef anna potato
confit shallot, spinach and Madeira jus
Goats cheese with truffled honey
roasted beets, salted brittle and chicory
Mango and coconut cheesecake
roasted pineapple, chilli and lime syrup
Coffee and petit fours
Dancing to ‘Tyler Kemp’
£125.00 per person inc vat
Getting to The Pier Hotel
The Pier is only a ten minute drive from Parkeston Quay and there is private parking for guests.
Harwich is already served by an excellent road network via the A120 and is within easy walking distance of the London (Liverpool Street) main line train station. The Pier Hotel is also accessible by water, following the opening of yacht berths at the adjacent Ha’Penny
The Quay, Harwich