I love visiting Harwich. My beloved Aunt and Uncle live there, walking distance from the sea, and I never tire of a walk along the Ha’penny Pier to watch the fishing boats come and go with the daily catch. When I’m there I just cannot resist having lunch at the Milsom’s seaside offering, The Pier Restaurant and Hotel.
What better place to eat than walking distance from where the day’s fish has been bought ashore after all?
And there are exciting new changes afoot at this charming waterfront eatery. Tom Bushell, the revered chef at Le Talbooth, has made the move to The Pier to take on the exciting new challenge of Head Chef. Armed with fresh ideas and an inspiring new menu an excited Tom said ‘it was my boyhood dream when I first started in Dedham to one day work at The Pier. I never thought I’d end up as head chef in the Harbourside restaurant’
If you haven’t been to Harwich before and visited The Pier it really is a must for this summer. With the first floor restaurant views over the Stour and Orwell estuaries, it really is a treat that has to be seen to be believed. As well as The Harbourside restaurant, The Pier also has the Ha’penny Brassiere on the ground floor and 14 bedrooms, perfect for a luxurious weekend at the seaside.
For more information on The Pier Harwich, and all Milsom’s hotels and restaurants, please visit http://www.milsomhotels.com/