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Halfpenny Pier

The Quay | H, Harwich CO12 3HH, England
+44 1255 243030
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Lovely little pier

We visited here on the hottest weekend this year and it was lovely just sitting there watching life... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jobarclay
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Rainham
ALWAYS EXCELLENT!

Breakfast, elevensess, lunch etc always excellent. The staff are great, they remember you and your... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shusan245
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London, United Kingdom
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Ha'penny Pier is a Victorian wooden Pier. It's one of only a few remaining examples of working wooden piers in the UK and is owned and managed by Harwich Haven Authority.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
The Quay | H, Harwich CO12 3HH, England
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+44 1255 243030
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"watch the world"
in 4 reviews
"watch the boats"
in 4 reviews
"ice cream"
in 8 reviews
"large container"
in 3 reviews
"lovely place"
in 5 reviews
"tourist information"
in 3 reviews
"foot ferry"
in 6 reviews
"nice atmosphere"
in 2 reviews
"great place to sit and watch"
in 2 reviews
"full english breakfast"
in 2 reviews
"lifeboat house"
in 2 reviews
"catch crabs"
in 2 reviews
"samuel pepys"
in 2 reviews
"seafood shop"
in 2 reviews
"cargo ships"
in 2 reviews
"across the river"
in 3 reviews
"cup of tea"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited here on the hottest weekend this year and it was lovely just sitting there watching life on the sea. There's a great cafè with a lovely varied menu, seafood and flavoured ice cream. And we also went seal spotting from here and saw...More

Thank jobarclay
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HarwichHaven, Public Relations Manager at Halfpenny Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your lovely comments Jo. As owners we are committed to ensuring that Ha'penny Pier continues to delight both visitors and the local community. Last year we completed a £340,000 refurbishment programme to replace worn beams and timbers and during 2018 we have a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast, elevensess, lunch etc always excellent. The staff are great, they remember you and your likes and are always welcoming. Plus it's nice to see regular customers whatever day or time you decide to visit. Try it and you will always go back!

Thank Shusan245
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the opportunity of a nice, warm, sunny day to go to the " Ha'penny Pier " at Harwich. Its a wonderful place for both adults and kids in the fresh air watching the huge ships and small craft sailing by. The food in...More

Thank tony k
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is just a perfect place for all ages to take a stroll or watch the boats go by. Sit and watch the sunset in the evening or enjoy an afternoon lunch, great coffee, seafood or a lovely ice cream. Or watch the children trying...More

Thank scottjanet44
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Its so interesting, watching the world go by. Listening to the boom of the cargo ships being unloaded and the ships coming and going. Crabbing off the pier is fun, kids and grown ups love it. We sit hete and eat our...More

Thank 55Lesley10
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Great little Pier you can watch the sailing boats and also cruise ships nice cafe and helpful sightseeing cabin

Thank Marian U
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Reviewed February 9, 2018

I and my friends visited the halfpenny pier last summer, we had tea and cakes it was very good, watching the ships and boats going by.

Thank mikedwix
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Recently l visited this little pier, which offered a good sea views and also had a very good cafe. I enjoyed a nice lunch here and had a relacing tine. I would recomend a trip here.

Thank mowden
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Lovely little pier to visit. Come here for history and visit the Mayflower exhibition, or just enjoy a hot drink in the cafe soaking up the view, while waiting to embark on a seal-watching expedition.

Thank neith2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

A nice place to walk and stop for coffee at the cafe on the pier. Good views and an information centre to tell you all about its history.

Thank Roverlass
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