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The Alma Inn and Dining Rooms

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25 Kings Head Street, Harwich CO12 3EE, England
+44 1255 318681
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Essex, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food and reasonably priced what more can you want. Environment was somewhat on the quirky side but made a change from eating in chain pubs & restaurants. Don't want to praise the place too much as I don't want it full up next time we visit and can't get in.

Thank SquirrelNutikin
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The last Saturday of the month is steak night, choose your steak and watch as it is cooked on the outdoor bbq. We chose the biggest steaks and shared...... Such a fun, social meal. Food was perfect, service faultless.... highly recommended

Thank Penny V
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was working in harwich and got told to stay at the alma inn by my client and I can't tell you what a great place it was to stay. All staff were fantastic and my room was lovely and comfortable with a great bed and brilliant shower. The food was absolutely delicious and the breakfast was really good with good... More 

Thank mr1972s
Harwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, warm atmosphere, service quite good, lovely food, prices not bad, tho they do charge different prices for every steak, charge for weight, so if there is a few of you you have to remember what size steak you have ordered.

Thank judith258
Northampton UK
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fist and chips here were excellent - this is a traditional INN with a very authentic atmospher of a local pub that does very good food.Not the most obvious location as you have to park on the front and walk down a side road to find this little gem.

Thank Alan053AU
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I decided to visit 2 restaurants in Harwich on consecutive days, the Samuel Pepys on Monday and The Alma today (both lunchtime visits). These comments are based on our visit to The Alma. We chose the restaurants based on reviews on trip advisor and must admit we can not reconcile the scores given to this place with... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Alma Inn is very close to the Quay and lots of visiting sailors find it a welcome haven for food, drink and atmosphere. The menu has fresh fish and seafood, steaks etc. The menu is inventive; there is a good lunch menu for £5.95 which you can pad out with a portion of real home cooked chips. There is... More 

Thank Barbara B
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for the first time ever in October with my boyfriend and what an amazing meal we had! Lots to choose from and I love the special board! Really good atmosphere staff very friendly and amazing food with a wide range of options! Would recommend anyone to eat here. It was that good I've booked a table for 20... More 

Thank JasmineMichelle
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came by river from Levington with some friends and our two dogs. Although we had been here before, we hadn't eaten. The five of us sat down and had different options. The steaks are good albeit a little pricey. The pasta was tasty and the pie was good. Very dog friendly.

Thank Melissa P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in a friends apartment for the weekend and they recommended this place for supper. We had drinks in the bar before eating , the bar was extremely lively and had a wide range of drinks to choose from, after a while we were taken to our table, had a selection of starters and two of our group... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Kings Head Street, Harwich CO12 3EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 318681
The Alma Inn and Dining Rooms has been at the centre of Harwich life since the 1850s serving ale to the citizens, sailors, soldiers and farmers of the wind that passed through.We offer food seven days a week. Go to our 'Whats On' page to take advantage of our food offers. Ideally located within moments of the quay or a five minute walk from Harwich town station.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?