Where to Eat in Harwich

There is plenty of choice in Harwich if you are looking for somewhere to eat or drink


Whether you want a light bite or a four-course dinner, craft ales or cocktails, both towns have plenty to offer, from cafes and pubs to a selection of renowned restaurants.

The Pier


The Pier Hotel and Restaurant is ideally located overlooking the harbour and is a true destination for exceptional food and drink in Harwich.

The Hotel’s 14 bedrooms have private bathrooms, luxury products, Sky TV and king-size beds, and are the ideal spot for watching a coastal sunset.

Here, contemporary dining meets industrial design, marrying the town’s working past with modern living, striking a balance between function and beauty.

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Thai up at the Quay


Based just off the Quay in Old Harwich, we offer authentic Thai cuisine and a warm welcome. We specialise in authentic Thai cuisine, freshly cooked to order. All dishes are prepared in-house by our experienced chef. We are open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner from 6pm. We also cater for special occasions or private events.

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Treo Bar Café


Situated in the heart of ‘olde Harwich’ next to the railway station, you will always find a warm welcome whether for business or pleasure. All our food is daily fresh, locally sourced and home cooked on the premises, so call in to enjoy a coffee and freshly baked pastry, sip a glass of fine wine, or dine in our relaxed atmosphere.

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The Stingray


Very much open for business today the Stingray has an interesting and perhaps surprising history. As well as being a popular bar the pub also has bed and breakfast facilities for those seeking a longer stay in the old town.

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Fryatt Hotel & Bar


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 is a Free House which offers a great selection of draught beers, ales, wines and spirits. The bar has a pool table and Sky T.V. There is separate newly opened air conditioned restaurant serving authentic Indian cuisine at great prices.

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Brewers Fayre Mayflower


Located in Harwich just 5 minutes away from the port, & close to Harwich Maritime Museum, Dovercourt Bay Beach & the excellent Electric Palace Cinema, is the Mayflower – a family friendly pub known for our welcoming atmosphere. Many of our staff have worked here since we opened ten years ago & know all our locals. Why not stop by for a generous portion of classic pub food, at a great value price?

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The Crown Post


Opened under new management in April 2017 we decided that the fantastic building needed a menu and team to complement the decor of the building.

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The Alma


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. We offer food seven days a week. Ideally located within moments of the quay or a five minute walk from Harwich town station.

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The Globe


The Globe is a traditional pub in a fabulous and unspoilt old building close to the Navy Yard and the Quay. Pop in for a beer and it is easy to imagine the shipwrights doing the same thing 250 years ago.

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NAVYÄRD


NAVYÄRD is a continental bar and terrace overlooking the working harbour in Harwich town. Cask Marque ales, craft beers, a great drinks list, Prosecco-based cocktails and one of the most carefully sourced and extensive gin lists makes the NAVYÄRD ‘the’ go-to bar for our neighbours, friends and welcomed guests.

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CAFE ON THE PIER


Wonderful cafe with great food and service, also boasting the best views in Harwich. Right on the Ha’Penny Pier. Open everyday for delicious home cooked meals from the specials board or a light snack from the menu.

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RAINBOW CAFE


The Rainbow cafe is located a stone’s throw away from the beach in Dovercourt Bay. It also enjoys an outdoor seating area for lazy summer lunches. Open 8.30am – 5pm daily.

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Pieseas Chippy


A family run business for over 30 years, serving traditional Fish and chips 7 days a week. Situated 3 minute walk from Harwich Town Station.

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The New Bell Inn


An award winning establishment having won Tendring CAMRA’s Pub of the Year title twice in the past ten years.

Under new management since 2014, the New Bell continues to stock a varied range of quality ales, predominately from small breweries across East Anglia.

Food is available between 12 & 3pm* daily (except Mondays). *Sunday lunch is served until 3.30

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The White Coffee House


Quaint cafe with a huge selection of decadent home made cakes – a must-visit if you’re looking to indulge!

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The Hanover Inn


First class real ales, recently voted by Camra to be the best real ale pub in Harwich, also serving excellent real home made food. Food times are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 12-3pm and 6-9pm Sunday lunch from 1pm-5pm. Events and private functions catered for.

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Waterfront


Open daily, the Waterfront Bar and Restaurant offers a comfortable environment to enjoy a wide selection of meals and drinks.
Come in from the bracing wind from the North Sea in the Winter and tuck in to a warming meal or relax with a drink in the Lounge. In the summer you can enjoy sitting out on the patio area, enjoying the sunshine and views across Dovercourt Bay.

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