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Alma Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
+44 1277 372629
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Today
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:30
Thu - Fri 17:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Romford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Valentine night meal at the Alma. no apologises for going for the famous steak pie! It was as tasty and packed full of tender steak. the chips need a mention, don't know if they were hand made, but they were so nice. Staff as usual were friendly and helpful.

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Thank Belinda M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Alma Arms yesterday for a meal with a friend....lovely pub that we have visited on occasions for more than 30 years....the staff greeted us on arrival and were helpful and attentive...the food was delicious and there was a lot of it...Altogether a pleasant experience....we will be back.

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Thank Jenny B
London
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely afternoon, the lamb stew was just what I needed on a cold winters day. Staff were friendly and chatty. Beautiful area of Essex with good parking facilities.

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Thank hunt662015
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got there at 2.30pm, went up and ordered and sat down again at 2.45pm, we didn't receive our food until 4pm. My sister ordered steak which was cooked well done and cold (how long must it have been sitting there then?), her chips were also luke warm, almost unedible. 3 of us then ordered the mega roast, they were... More 

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Thank charlottemulvanerty
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm and cosy pub. Food served hot and plenty of it. You have to order and collect your own food is the only downside. Otherwise, I would have no hesitation in recommending it. Also no young children allow which is a plus point.

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Thank Adrienne B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

All the food here is reasonably priced! Very tasty! The Shepard Pie is delicious. Great portions sizes too! I have never had a bad visit. Would definitely recommend coming here.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brentwood, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

What has happened to the Alma Arms. Having been a regular customer the food and service has definitely gone downhill. The last four times visited there was no fish at all and my husbands pie was dry and bland. Very disappointing, don't think I will be going again.

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Thank Bennick1
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

steak cooked as ordered but service shocking ordered surf n turf and was presented with a steak and peas on a plate and was told the other stuff was following!!! then the sautéed potatoes arrived 5 minutes later then another 5 minutes later 2 filo prawns and 2 bits of scampi and then another 5 minutes later mushrooms and tomatoes... More 

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Thank James M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Appalling a complete joke .service was embarrassing no one had a clue what was going on and when the food eventually turned up an hour late it seriously wasnt worth the wait. Has it changed hands ???? because i really have never experienced such a dire meal !!!! They really shouldn't of bothered opening , i wish we had took... More 

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Thank sarahrm3
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

First visit to ALMA in 6 years, and it will be the last. I ordered stilton stuffed chicken breast with a white wine & leek sauce. Not a pretty sight! Anaemic looking chips , congealed white sauce poured over the toughest piece of chicken ever. Searched for the stilton that was used to stuff the chicken, no trace to be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Navestock
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 372629
Description
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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