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The Alma Inn Restaurant

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Emmott Lane | Laneshawbridge, The Alma Inn, Colne BB8 7EG, England
+44 1282 857830
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely love this place amazing to go with your friends. Just had a lovely lunch outside with a gorgeous view. Both staff and food were amazing! As Joe Lacey really looked after us and made us feel right at home. Will be back again.

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Thank Dani-jane H
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for lunch as a potential wedding venue, the service and quality of food was amazing from start to finish. Joe the manager was so helpful and a very chatty friendly person. Liv the waitress was also brilliant at her job. We can't wait to book our wedding here after meeting demmie the wedding coordinator she was very helpful... More 

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Thank Caine A
Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent, as were the staff, but unfortunately the service was somewhat slow, when two mains had been served, after five minutes we had to ask for the third, same happened with desserts. Would not have minded, but the restaurant was very quiet.

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Thank elznet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time my husband and I visited, will definitely be going back! The food was super tasty, so much so we had all three courses! All the staff were lovely & polite, but our waiter, Joe, was very attentive & nothing was too much trouble, he made our visit extra special! Food waiting time was really quick, even though the... More 

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Thank Fliss B
Colne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here more than once, for birthdays and romantic meals. Food and service has been faultless.

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Thank StevenG1966
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88 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal I had the fish pie it was lovely and very filling. My partner had the Devilled crab claw with shrimp for starter and king prawn linguine. Both excellent . My daughter has the Hake and she was converted to fish as she was experimenting with a new taste . 2 of the guys had the... More 

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Thank dintymc
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you very much for taking time to write this lovely review.. We are really happy and proud that we contributed on making this b-days even more memorable. Please come again :) kind regards Mihai T More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited recently on Mother's Day. The menu is extensive and creative but with a strong influence on fish. The decor in the conservatory is light, bright and elegant creating a special environment. The food was lovely but the seafood paella portion was small. The rice was a lacking flavour but the seafood was cooked to perfection. The other dishes, including... More 

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Thank Helena365
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Helena, Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in reply to you kindly words of appreciation. We are really gratefully and pleased that you enjoyed your visit overall, and looking forward to welcome you back in the near future Kind regards The Alma TEAM More 

Burnley, Lancs
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167 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for Sunday Lunch and was not disappointed. Have been before which was some time ago and was interested what it was going to be like now it is under the Seafood Company umbrella. My main course was wild mushroom ravioli and my husband's was fish pie, both well cooked and tasty. Service excellent and the place was full which... More 

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Thank Goldenwords
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Goldenwords, Thank you very much for this fantastic review... The best advertise is through a happy costumer, and by the looks of it you are definitely one of them. Myself and the TEAM from Alma can not thank you enough for your kind words. Looking forward on seeing you again soon Best wishes Mihai T More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stopped for lunch at The Alma and as usual it was just lovely. Good wine, fabulous food and great service. Joe made us feel very welcome and was attentive without being intrusive and Olivia our waitress was friendly and efficient. Thanks both for your great service you are a real asset to the company! We will definitely be back.

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Thank Kathy N
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kathy, It make me very proud to hear that my colleagues left you with such a great experience while dining at The Alma Inn I passed your kind words to Joe and Olivia... Thank you very much for this lovely review and please come to see us again. with Kindest regards Mihai T More 

Barrowford, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Service which sometimes lacks speed and good food spoiled only by the lack of low carb foods on menu, although they will change the chips for a good salad! As part of a chain it now has a standard menu available at most "Seafood Pub" pubs. Just a little bit on the expensive side!

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Thank RockyRobin70
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Rocky, Thank you for your review... I did passed your comments to the relevant departments. We sincerely hope to see you again, as we do offer 3 menus ( lunch/bar snack, core menu and specials of the day plus Sunday roast ) that cover quite a large variety of food and price ranges. Once again thank you for taking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emmott Lane | Laneshawbridge, The Alma Inn, Colne BB8 7EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Colne
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 857830

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