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Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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Traditional Pub Grub served in friendly village pub. Food is prepared and cooked by landlady, Clare and includes dishes such as sizzling chicken, homemade steak and kidney pudding, homemade pies, steak burgers, nachos and fish goujons. Desserts are all homemade with the board ever changing choices include; seasonal crumble, honeycombe cheesecake, eton mess, chocolate brownie with toffee sauce and summer pudding. Our produce, including meat, veg, fruit and eggs are locally sourced.
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service
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All reviews steak and kidney pudding sizzling chicken fish and chips sunday lunch the pub home cooked food excellent food piping hot home made be visiting again nice atmosphere gypsy tart lovely lunch booked a table cooked to perfection landlord campsite
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We are holidaying near by n decided to give this local a try, the staff were very pleasant, Food was excellent , steak n kidney pud, fish pie were fresh, hot and very tasty. Desserts of gypsy tart n Eton mess sublime.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As part of our annual visit to the local camp site we visited the Alma for our evening meal just a short stroll away. As always the menu provided some good staple choices, and although it was a hot summer's evening I had the steak...and kidney pudding, definitely a wow meal, full of succulent meat served with mash and piping hot vegetables. We enjoyed the lime cheesecake to finish off our meal which was also excellent. The friendly and expedient service rounded off a great eating experience. Thank you.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely pub and location with good food and atmosphere marred only by the poor attitude and demeanor of the host.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 16 May 2022

We visited several times during our stay at the nearby campsite and tried most of the menu over the week. All the meals were tasty and very reasonably priced with good sized portions.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 20 April 2022 via mobile

We are so lucky to have this pub in our village it’s a favourite place to eat out for us as a family; the staff are so welcoming and the food is so good and the choice on the menu is good with plenty of...options for all. Portion sizes are decent , it’s all freshly hand made, from a 3 course evening dinner to a scrumptious Sunday lunch or light snack there is always something on offer, we can always rely on the Alma from a drink in the beautifully cared for floral beer gardenMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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BusyBFaversham, Owner at The Alma, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2022

Thank you.

Reviewed 10 April 2022 via mobile

We were staying at the campsite and booked a table a few days before arrival as we would have a dog with us. We had to eat a little early as tables were booked for later but in the end we were ready for it...The steak burger was really good and was a real fillet. My wife has the sizzling chicken. She said it was really good. It looked and smelled fantastic. Sounded good as well... Great welcome from the staff and food great. What is there not to like?More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 28 March 2022

We stayed at the local camp site and thought we would give it a try for lunch. Nothing prepared us for the wonderful meal we had. Started off with a baked Camembert to share, followed by what can only be described as the best steak...and kidney pudding we’d ever had. Portion sizes were also very generous so much so that we couldn’t fit in dinner that night. To add to this, we were able to take our dog with us. Staff were very friendly. A good experience all round and we would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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BusyBFaversham, Owner at The Alma, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2022

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We're really pleased you enjoyed you visit with us. Hopefully if you visit the campsite again we'll see you on another occasion.

Reviewed 10 March 2022

8 Adults and 4 children (under 6) for Sunday lunch. Menu was perfect for everyone's taste. Steak and Kidney pudding, traditional roast, scampi, veggie and kids options. The meals were all cooked to perfection and served with a smile, along side a local beer or...two. If you've saved room then all the homemade desserts are worth a try. Personal favourite is definitely the gypsy tart. Horrendous for the diet but life is too short not to have this. On top of it all the prices are so reasonable. Many pub Sunday lunches are getting closer and closer to the £20/£25 per main, but here the price is closer to £10 than £20!! The owner, Richard, is a wonderful man and treats everyone like a local. All given the same care and attention. Along side his staff, this pub makes pub dining great. Recommend... again and again.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 4 February 2022

Excellent Food, Excellent service, Reasonable Prices, make sure you book in advance especially for Sundays to avoid disappointment, great venue

Date of visit: November 2021
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BusyBFaversham, Owner at The Alma, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2022

Thank you for taking the time to write this. We're pleased you enjoy the experience and food we are offering and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 1 February 2022 via mobile

Excellent food and value. Excellent service with a smile. Excellent prices. Just what we needed when out on a day’s walking with friends - and dog friendly and excellent beer!

Date of visit: January 2022
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The Alma is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5