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The Packing Shed

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Coast Road | West Mersea, Colchester, England
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Historic Site at Mersea Island

Great place to visit and learn about wild life. Access is by boat but once there you will be given... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
409royc
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West Mersea, England
See food

If you love sea food this is the place to be just about everything that comes out of the sea you... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
pharoah48
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“Historic Site at Mersea Island”
3 May 2017
“See food”
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Coast Road | West Mersea, Colchester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit and learn about wild life. Access is by boat but once there you will be given some thing to eat which is unique.

Thank 409royc
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you love sea food this is the place to be just about everything that comes out of the sea you can eat it here

Thank pharoah48
Reviewed 18 January 2017

You have to book the venue for a function. You have to travel by boat so don't dress up. Very rustic. Nice views. Nothing special.

Thank Yellowbanker
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The packing shed is just a short boat trip from the hard, with lovely views. regular cream tea open days are offered, these are cheap and a fundraiser, making a lovely afternoon on the island, with talks on the oyster history etc it can be...More

Thank tina c
Reviewed 10 August 2016

You need to visit only when the weather is good, otherwise you may be disappointed. A glimpse of local fishing history, but not to much to see. The boat trip out and back to the packing shed is interesting. Good place to hire for a...More

Thank MerseaRay
Reviewed 25 July 2016

So good that you'll have to wait to get in at busy times as they do not take booking. You can take your own bread and wine if you wish. The fish and seafood could not be fresher.

Thank David C
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Had lunch with 2 friends. As prescribed took a baguette and butter, we also took our own wine but there are local wines available at very reasonable prices. We had a big variety of sharing dishes including their beautiful oysters. Sadly a dish of mussels...More

Thank Graham F
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