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Alec's Restaurant

Navestockside, Brentwood CM14 5SD, England
+44 1277 375696
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Navestockside, Brentwood CM14 5SD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Alec's twice over the last two months on a Saturday lunchtime. We had the set lunch menu which is outstanding value. The service is attentive but not intrusive. The food is excellent. The whole ambiance of the restaurant is exceptional. It's now becoming our...More

Thank NessNess114
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is very good, the ambiance is stylish and the service is excellent too. Great for a romantic meal.

Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I came here on a Sunday for birthday lunch with my inlaws and husband. The food options are just so good that I had three courses which I rarely do. Must have seafood if coming here as that’s what it’s known for. Decor and service...More

Thank BexMusab
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went our two friends for lunch yesterday. We had a lovely table, and a superb meal. This is one of the best restaurants in Essex. It also beats so many so called posh restaurants in london. Why travel up to town when you can...More

Thank oliverjean
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I lunched here yesterday(11th Oct.)and both thoroughly enjoyed the 'Two course' menu and I do recommend the Duck salad starter which was delightful. In previous reviews I have made reference to the Dress Code and can happily report that almost without exception...More

Thank chigwell2007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love going here and the staff put on on a table where they know we like to "people watch". Food and service is and has always been good for us and we definitely recommend this for a lovely table for two or in a...More

Thank FGD2703
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Alec’s. We had heard so much about it. We had a lovely meal all the food was outstanding. For us it was a special treat as it is expensive. Only a couple of small negatives: 1. It was a...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch- had the set menu 3 courses for £29.50. This was excellent value. There was a brilliant choice of dishes including lobster, scallops and steak. Vegetables were extra. Service was efficient, friendly and courteous. I could have no complaints- everything was cooked...More

Thank Dandiedo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant quite a few times over the last 5 years I bring family here as well as business associates and always found the food and service amazing I would go as far as to say one of the best restaurants...More

8  Thank Phill K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Alec’s many times now, however last nights experience was very poor. First both mine and my daughters meal were completely incorrect, as was the couples sitting next to us. Second, as it was my birthday my husband requested (in my absence) that...More

1  Thank SAM-LACEY72
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Karen C
24 September 2018|
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Response from linda k | Reviewed this property |
I have seen many people (men and women) wearing jeans at Alec's, however they are usually very smart. Also in the summer men wore shorts, again of the tailored variety. Children should be aged over 12 years, however I have... More
Roy G
19 July 2018|
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Response from JFH136 | Reviewed this property |
As long as you wear all the other appropriate clothing!
Sue E
18 November 2017|
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Response from stewart H | Reviewed this property |
I've taken my GF son there in the past and they do advise which dishes are gluten free and will check with Chef.....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 19:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Navestockside, Brentwood CM14 5SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Borough of Brentwood  >  Brentwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1277 375696
Alec’s Restaurant Bar & Grill opened in 2010 and has established itself as one of Essex’s leading fish Restaurants. Attracting customers from near and far, Alec’s prides itself on quality ingredients and exceptional service.
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