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Sams Wine Bar

$$ - $$$
British, Wine Bar
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Church Street, Harwich, England
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Harwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Food reasonably priced with a good selection on the menu. The wine bar is a nice place to eat and also has a 'Snug' out the back across the court yard. We have used this for larger family meals. Its nicely decorated and cosy.

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Thank Michelle W
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Good choice of food, well cooked and presented, friendly service. Somewhere we keep going back to. Always made to feel welcome.

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Thank Joeyscott87
Colchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I haven't eaten Chicken Kiev for years. And this one was delicious. Harwich is filled with hidden gems: beautiful scenery, history and some great restaurants: this is one of them. Friendly staff, lovely food, big portions! And a nice atmosphere.

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Thank antlife5
Dovercourt, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Nice pub lunch..and a bit more. Decent beer, pleasant surroundings inside and out and friendly staff. Take a stroll into Harwich, see the sights then retire to Sam's. Perfect day

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Thank Michael D
Manningtree, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

A delightful bistro style pub/wine bar. Whether you wish to dine extravagantly, eat just a snack or just relax with a drink this is a nice place to visit. Church Street is one of the many quiet back streets of Harwich, a delightful historic town. There are several places to eat and drink in the town and I would certainly... More 

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Thank Happykapi
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Went this week food was excellent great atmosphere and brilliant staff my wife had the seafood platter big portions.I had Chinese pork steaks with sweet potato fries which were delicious

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Thank Mark B
Harwich, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We like it at Sams as its informal and really pleasant. Staff are friendly and the food is pretty nice too. The building is full of character and we will be visiting Sams again in the not too distant future.

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Thank Tilly036
Colchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

excellent menu choice, all food is cooked fresh and homemade, very good portion sizes, you wont go away dissapointed or hungry! very friendly staff especially Tracy and Donna who served us on our latest visit. all in all a lovely relaxing bar/restauraunt in the midst of Olde Harwich.

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Thank mlm84
Essex, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

Cosy, character, old pub building, good atmosphere, good food and the fact that you can now book is a bonus during busy periods. Very popular with locals and visiting yachtsmen. Always a good bet

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Thank 347valerie
Harwich, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

The chicken Kiev is a must. Friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Food all freshly cooked to order. Small so get there early. There is a nice little beer garden out back as well. Have tried all the desserts and they are a must too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Harwich, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harwich
Description
Good food, helpfull, has hotel rooms and good bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?