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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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“lobster” (70 reviews)
“razor clams” (32 reviews)
“turbot” (26 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Navestockside, Brentwood CM14 5SD, England
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

This restaurant is our favourite we have been 8-10 times in the last 4 years and we have never had to complain the food, staff and venue are amazing! The menu is varied and the food is prepared to perfection. The cocktails are a perfect...More

1  Thank KimPickard2016
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Saturday was our first visit, for a special occasion. We had heard many good things and had wanted to go for a long time. We were certainly not disappointed. The decor and atmosphere were excellent and the food and menu were absolutely superb. The prices...More

Thank Barry J
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Having dined at Alecs a few times before we were looking forward this visit. Food excellent as usual, the Turbot main course deserves a special mention. Only stopped giving 5 stars because the service not as good as usual. It isn't cheap but worth it...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely as always , however service was poor. I wasn't even half way through my main and the waiter took my mums plate . The same happened with the desserts.

1  Thank jw8457
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Been here second time, fantastic just like the first. We were here for dinner the first time, came for lunch this time, delicious.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Great food, lovely location, a wee bit expensive but a great place for a treat. I've been several times and the food is always very good and well presented

Thank Anniepops
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Good food, excellent service, there was a lot of choice on the menu , abit exspensive but his was reflEcted in the standard of service and food

Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 5 April 2016

A great family Sunday lunch, the staff were very attentive and the food served to a high quality. The soft shell crab to start is sublime and a must if you are unsure what to have, the roast looked delicious and clearly a very popular...More

Thank JCCreak95
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I'm so glad we finally got round to trying Alec’s! We dined at similar fish restaurant, Smith’s, the other month after recommendations from friends, but was left a bit underwhelmed. However Alec’s exceeded our expectations. It was the perfect place to celebrate my parents birthday....More

Thank Abbi C
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Our first visit was for a late Sunday lunch in April - we opted for fish. Turbot and sea bass were both delicious. Starters also good, the sticky beef and cucumber comes highly recommended. There is a Sunday roast option, which was plentiful and the...More

Thank claireo531
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Carol H
27 September 2016|
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Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on which night of the week you went and how busy they are. In my experience they have always let me know when I have booked. Particularly for Sunday Lunch. Even when it has been very busy time to have an... More
26 September 2016|
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Response from Suzanne1London | Reviewed this property |
I visited during the day during the school holidays there were no children that day. Older children or/and well behaved children yes possible. Read the on line menu see if your child would eat anything from it.
Janet H
1 March 2016|
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Response from 256SteveJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes and you wont b dissapointed !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 - 18:30
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 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
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