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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
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
Closed now
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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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Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Arrived early evening 2 meals on menu not available. Alternatives were nice but we specifically choose our menu prior to going

1 Thank lizb0lger
London, England
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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here (table for four) on a recent weekend evening and the place was 60% busy. The food was relatively stodgy although well priced and apparently genuinely home-made - no airs and graces, simply old-school pub food. This decor reflects this: a gastro-pub this is not; merely a country pub, with a mish-mash of relatively no frills furnishaings, including... More 

1 Thank ReviewingHero
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night my husband & I went to the Alma for a meal it was a lovely buzz of people enjoying themselves laughing & chatting away to friends and family all mostly eating the famous pie , ourselves included. My husband went for his usual steak pie baked beans & sauté potatoes while I tried steak & mushroom just heaven.... More 

Thank ritacatwoman
Romford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited this pub today, firstly it took 15 minutes to be served I wanted the steak and ale pie which was out of stock so had to chose an alternative my husband ordered the steak pie. I then ordered the hunters chicken. After a wait of about 20-30 minutes our buzzer went off for us to... More 

Thank Jennic22
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have frequented this restaurant on numerous occasions and always been more than satisfied with the food. The choices are vast and the homemade foods are second to none. The cost is also very low. Would recommend this to anyone.

Thank 88stephp
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my family popped into this pub on our way home from a day out. What a mistake. The first thing we noticed is that children under 14 are not allowed in the pub (we had a 7 year old in tow) - that's fine we sat outside as it was a nice day. When we went to order... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Christchurch, New Zealand
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57 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here today as we have done for many years, we all ordere the stake pie, one had new potatoes and the rest had chips with theirs. When the one with potatoes came up I couldn't believe it, the potatoes were old and had 'eyes' clearly visible on them, no attempt to cut them out. The chips that came... More 

1 Thank serina29
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way home from London and decided to eat out. We had been to The Alma with friends a few years ago and decided to try it again. We again had the Steak and Stilton Pie which was full of succulent tender meat! Good value for money and lovely wholesome food.

1 Thank sassEssex
Brentwood, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pub used to be a great favourite but it's now on a downward slope. Visited today 29th March 2017 for lunch. Pensioners two course lunch was always on the lunch time menu at £9.95 until 2 pm, the time has now been reduced to 12.30pm then the price increases to £10.50. We decided on a lunch time visit at... More 

Thank fiftiesfollie
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

So where do I begin we headed to the Alma arms for my nan and grandads 60th aniversary. Upon arrival we had no menus on our table we had to walk up order all our drinks and ask for menus to order our food. I ordered the multi roast which consisted of beef lamb and chicken others ordered pies etc.... More 

1 Thank Jamie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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