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Alma Arms

Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
+44 1277 372629
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible25%
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“steak pie” (26 reviews)
“pies” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Good food plenty of it and a very large selection on the menu, they do not allow children under 14 so no running about from little ones, I have no objections to little ones but if you just want a quite meal with good value...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went today with a friend after a few years . Meals we're just ok but expensive for what you got. Ordered banana split and knickerbocker glory, well......... The split was banana ice cream squirty cream and cheap red sauce, it was awful beware there are...More

1  Thank Will S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Went there today after a good walk in the forest. We both had their famous steak pie and were not disappointed. It was excellent! Service was very good and the meal arrived quickly. The plate was nice and hot and so was the food. Very...More

Thank sunseeker7177
Reviewed 3 August 2017

4 of us had a Saturday lunch that was very good. The Parking is ample and being on a Saturday lunchtime the restaurant was not too crowded. The only complaint was the portions were too large and we could not eat of the food served.

1  Thank Norman N
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We have been to this pub many times before and had good value, good food. It seems to have steadily got worse over the last two years to point where I felt compelled to leave a poor review. We got to the pub where two...More

1  Thank citori
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Had not been here for a while so went for Sunday lunch with some family members but the bar area looked quite scruffy and untidy. We have nearly always had a good meal here and enjoyed their meat pies with shortcrust pastry that are quite...More

1  Thank OllieLady
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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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