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Alma Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
+44 1277 372629
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible25%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (27 reviews)
“pies” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Met friends for lunch and pleased to see that the Alma was open despite the recent snowfalls. Appreciate that Mondays are not the most popular days for dining out and just 16 diners there. However, Jayne and her staff made us more then welcome. The...More

Thank Rizzo999
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always god food good value and generous servings. I've been coming here for over 10 years and recommend it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So went for lunch today for a birthday, what a terrible experience. We walked in the door and see plates on the bar with a lot of food on them, first we thought it was to go out to a table. Soon we realised it...More

Thank Jess L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another visit and another delicious meal. This must have been our fourth visit , each time taken there by friends. A quaint way of getting your food. Order at the bar and given a small electronic devise that buzzes rather loudly when your food is...More

Thank Alan d
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I are regular visitors to The Alma Arms. We tend to always visit on Sunday's for the roast dinner, which is wholesome, tasty and great value for money. If you purchase 2 or more roasts then dessert is free! A big home...More

Thank LadyJemma
Reviewed 4 November 2017

i live very close to the alma but i'm honest in my reviews - i've eaten here once or twice a week for the last ten years - its handy , its prices are keen to say the least and food portions are generous to...More

1  Thank mervynvictor
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Visited here for the first time in a few years today. I've never been in a pub where you have to collect your meal from the bar yourself...very strange idea. The food was ok but the place needs redecorating badly, artexed ceilings and walls went...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Had family over on a visit, so took them to The Alma, all commented on the amount of meat in the pie.

Thank janetkfox
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I visited yesterday with three other ladies. I had the ham egg and chips with salad for just under a tenner. Food was well presented and served very quickly. I'm always of the mind that you pay for what you get. Nicely decorated and quiet...More

Thank hunt662015
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Having read some iffy reviews I was dubious about going here,but it was ok. We had two roast beef and one roast chicken,with a good selection of veg which was tasty,and also if you have two and over mains,the desserts are free,so roast and dessert...More

Thank londonuk47
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29 November 2015|
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Response from Margaret G | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they do gift cards but I am sure if you called them they would try to oblige
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Borough of Brentwood  >  Navestock
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 372629
The Alma Arms has been serving good value meals and snacks since 1970. You won't get restaurant service here as we like to remain a pub at heart serving local brews and quality wines but we pride ourselves on quality, affordable home cooked meals lunchtimes and evenings. Our chefs cook daily in house 7 days a week using only freshly sourced ingredients. We serve a five choice 2 course menu at just £9.95 And "Any pie and a pint" for just £10.95 Served 7 days. Our daily specials board includes "Catch of the day" and our old favourites such as our famous family recipe steak pie is always available as well as a selection of Grills ,various curries, pastas ,salads and snacks. We have a full menu takeaway service always available. We specialise in last minute large party bookings and can cater for up to 40 covers in our light spacious conservatory. We regret no persons under 16 years allowed
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