Directory of Services

Introducing the harwich Directory, find a selection of useful links that will help you plan your trip and learn more about the area and the local community. To be included contact us via the contact page.

Alma Inn & Dining Rooms
26 Kings Head Street

The Alma Inn and Dining Rooms has been at the centre of Harwich life since the 1850s serving ale to the citizens, sailors, soldiers and farmers of the wind that passed through. The Alma offers food seven days a week. Go to their  'What's On' page to take advantage of seasonal food offers. They are ideally located within moments of the quay or a five minute walk from Harwich town station.
Boutique Paint Station
3 Midland House
High Street
CO12 3PS

Shabby Chic furniture, Gift Shop and Vintage Tea Room.
07854 461 569
Buds the Flower Shop
278 High Street
CO12 3PD

Our philosophy at Buds is to provide our customers and clients with consistent high quality floral work, for all occasions, across all budgets, we can deliver next day for all orders received by 2.00pm.
Captain Fryatt – Free House, Guest House and B & B Harwich.
65 Garland Road, Parkeston, Harwich,
CO12 4PA

The Captain Fryatt is a Traditional Guest House and Pub which is located in Parkeston only a few minutes’ walk from ferry terminal. The Captain Fryatt offers a great selection of draught beers, ales, wines and spirits. The bar also benefits from a pool table, as well as Sky TV.

The Captain Fryatt also offers flexible accommodation, with single, double and twin rooms available. As well as two cottages, sleeping up to four people.
01255 240770
Day Lewis Pharmacy
3 Steele House, High Street, Harwich, Essex
CO12 3PN

Healthy Living Pharmacy (RSPH Accredited) , offering Healthy Lifestyle advice with Healthchecks,Smoking Cessation, Cholesterol , Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar Checks, Weight Management. We also dispense NHS and Private Prescriptions and offer free delivery to your home.
01255 552017
Electric Palace
The Electric Palace, King’s Quay Street, Harwich, Essex
CO12 3ER

The Electric Palace cinema, Harwich, is one of the oldest purpose-built cinemas to survive complete with its silent screen, original projection room and ornamental frontage still intact. The cinema has a varied programme, sign up to their regular emails for details
01255 553333
Harwich Harbour Ferry
The Quay
CO12 3HH

Marine travel

Foot and Bicycle Ferry
01728 666329
Hughes Electrical
467 Main Road, Dovercourt, Essex
CO12 4HT

Hughes are a trusted family-owned electrical retailer, based in East Anglia. With the latest in technology and all the major brands available to rent or buy in-store or online at
01255 503551
Mama Rita – Pizzeria Harwich
65 Garland Road, Parkeston, Harwich,
CO12 4PA

Welcome to Mama Rita Pizzeria, located in Garland Road, Parkeston, Harwich.


Mama Rita’s Pizzeria combines delicious pizza, authentic pasta dishes as well as an extensive grill. Perfect for sit in Italian dining in the spacious restaurant, takeaways or free home deliveries
01255 240770
Pieseas Chippy
76 West Street
CO12 3DA

Open every day at lunchtime and evening - on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Pieseas Chippy is open all day from 11.30am.

We are a family run business for 30 years and a 5 minute walk from the Quay

Take a look at their facebook page for fascinating facts on fish such as Nuss and Haddock!

01255 553030