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Alec's Restaurant

Navestockside, Brentwood CM14 5SD, England
+44 1277 375696
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Navestockside, Brentwood CM14 5SD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

7 of us dined here to celebrate my husband’s 40th. As always, service, ambiance and food were outstanding, none of us could fault anything. From a previous trip - I only wish they served triple cooked chips opposed to fries - fries don’t go so...More

Thank 5star_sue
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear 5star_sue Thank you for the great feedback, your comments have been passed over to the team. With regards to fries, we do have triple cooked chips on the menu now and they have been for the past few months, so depending on the date...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited Alec's for a Christmas celebration and loved it Food was incredible, service was outstanding and drinks were delicious. Can't wait to go back!

Thank janey3105
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Janey3105 Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. Your kind words have been passed over to the Head Chef and the Front of House Manager. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Yours sincerely Alec's Restaurant

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant for Christmas lunch Service was ok but that’s where it ends 4 of us we’re dining and for starters my daughter and mum had ordered the prawn cocktail seemed like they had been bought at Aldi!! as they were full of...More

Thank Spencer R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here often enough to call this home! We never have a fault and the menu yet it changes it is always for everyone! Thank you ALECS!!!

Thank Archie G
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Archie G Thank you for taking the time to leave such excellent feedback. Thank you for supporting the restaurant. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Yours sincerely Alec's Restaurant

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a restaurant that I have wanted to try for a while, and it certainly did not disappoint. I was there for lunch with a group of girls to celebrate a special birthday. The ambiance, the food and the service were spectacular. It is...More

2  Thank teachergirl1961
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear teachergirl1961 Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review. Your comments with regards to the food and the service has been passed over to our Head Chef and Front of House Manager. We look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch at Alec’s today. The food was beautiful and the staff were brilliant. The restaurant was decorated lovely for Christmas. Even though it was very full. The atmosphere was lovely and calm. I am not a great lover of profiteroles but...More

2  Thank RomfordTilly
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RomfordTilly Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review. We try our best to add a festive touch to the restaurant, so we appreciate your lovely comments on our decorations. Your comments with regards to the food and the staff...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were 15 of us for a big Birthday lunch so we were seated on one large table in the Conservatory so warm and bright as was the welcome. Very comfortable armed seats and a free glass of Prosecco to toast the day. Great menu,...More

Thank Neil C
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Neil C Thank you for leaving such a great review. Our terrace is one of our highlights, so its great to hear positive comments about it. Your comments with regards to our service and menu has been passed over to our Head Chef and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to park, food not as good as everyone had advised, found it very pretenous, certainly a lot better restaurants for a lot less money in the area in my opinionMore

1  Thank Sean S
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sean S Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are terribly sorry you did not enjoy your meal. Could you please contact us directly to discuss further on 01277375696 or email sbarber@alecsrestaurant.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you. Yours...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Thursday 14th with some customers for a Christmas celebration. The welcome and service was second to none, only surpassed by the food. We had dined here a few years ago and I must say I wasn’t that impressed at the time so...More

1  Thank cafeclare_12
Stacey B, General Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear cafeclare_12 Thank you for taking the time to leave such a great review, we are pleased to hear that you had a great evening. Your comments have been passed over to the team and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Alec’s probably twice a year. We live close by. We have always been happy with the food but do find the waiters and waitresses a little too busy round our table. This is just our opinion and I am sure this would not...More

Thank Lori822
Stacey B, Manager at Alec's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lori822 Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Your comments with regards to the waiters has been passed over to the front of house manager to monitor. We hope to welcome you back in the near future. Yours sincerely Alec's Restaurant

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Sue E
19 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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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
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j_co82
27 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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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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