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Alma Arms

Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
+44 1277 372629
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible26%
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“steak pie” (24 reviews)
“pies” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Horseman Side, Navestock CM14 5ST, England
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

2  Thank lizb0lger
Reviewed 5 weeks 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...More

2  Thank ReviewingHero
Reviewed 14 April 2017 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...More

Thank ritacatwoman
Reviewed 13 April 2017 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...More

1  Thank Jennic22
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 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...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank serina29
Reviewed 5 April 2017 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...More

1  Thank sassEssex
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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...More

1  Thank fiftiesfollie
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...More

1  Thank Jamie C
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Would it be possible for me to buy a gift card to give to our son for Christmas. He loves the Alma Arms and would like to give a gift card for say either £50 or £75 so that he could come and use it for meals etc. at the Alma Arms.
30 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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
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
  • E-mail
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