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Pier at Harwich
The Quay

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When Gerald Milsom stopped at a half timbered tearoom in Dedham in 1952, his life was at a low ebb: he had been rejected by the medical profession and demobilised from national service in the Army. The tea must have been good because he bought the tearoom.

50 years later, Le Talbooth restaurant is renowned for its culinary excellence and if you imbibe too many glasses of the delicious South African wines that Gerald and his son Paul import, you can sleep it off at the nearby Maison Talbooth. Alternatively, now that their new inn Omilsoms1 has opened, you can stay even longer and drink even more.

Paul is a fanatical surfer so nobody will be surprised to learn that the Milsoms are making waves in nearby Harwich. They have turned the quay and opened the door of a first class inn called The Pier, a wonderful plaice to recuperate body and sole. Actually, we have his wife Geraldine to thank for many of The Pier1s refinements. She had designs on Paul and the interiors of The Pier and happily triumphed on both counts. If The Pier sounds too good to be true, there is a catch - you can enjoy it daily fresh from the trawler.

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Ratings/Awards: AA 3 Star
Number of Rooms: 14
Number Ensuite: 14
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Name: Harbourside
Awards: 2 Rosettes

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February Offer
February is THE Month for Romance at Milsom Hotels
The Pier at Harwich, Maison Talbooth, milsoms in Dedham and milsoms Kesgrave Hall are all offering a fabulous romantic break
Included is
Overnight accommodation with full English breakfast
Three course dinner (free choice from the a la carte menu)
Red rose, chocolates and bottle of Champagne on arrival
£97.00 per person at The Pier, milsoms and Kesgrave Hall
£148.00 per person at Maison Talbooth

And now for the small print – available throughout February excluding 14th and Saturday nights at Maison Talbooth

Offers posted Tue 25th Jan 2011

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