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The Alma Inn Restaurant

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Emmott Lane | Laneshawbridge, The Alma Inn, Colne BB8 7EG, England
+44 1282 857830
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited recently on Mother's Day. The menu is extensive and creative but with a strong influence on fish. The decor in the conservatory is light, bright and elegant creating a special environment. The food was lovely but the seafood paella portion was small. The rice was a lacking flavour but the seafood was cooked to perfection. The other dishes, including... More 

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Burnley, Lancs
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163 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for Sunday Lunch and was not disappointed. Have been before which was some time ago and was interested what it was going to be like now it is under the Seafood Company umbrella. My main course was wild mushroom ravioli and my husband's was fish pie, both well cooked and tasty. Service excellent and the place was full which... More 

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Thank Goldenwords
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Goldenwords, Thank you very much for this fantastic review... The best advertise is through a happy costumer, and by the looks of it you are definitely one of them. Myself and the TEAM from Alma can not thank you enough for your kind words. Looking forward on seeing you again soon Best wishes Mihai T More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch at The Alma and as usual it was just lovely. Good wine, fabulous food and great service. Joe made us feel very welcome and was attentive without being intrusive and Olivia our waitress was friendly and efficient. Thanks both for your great service you are a real asset to the company! We will definitely be back.

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Thank Kathy N
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Kathy, It make me very proud to hear that my colleagues left you with such a great experience while dining at The Alma Inn I passed your kind words to Joe and Olivia... Thank you very much for this lovely review and please come to see us again. with Kindest regards Mihai T More 

Barrowford, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service which sometimes lacks speed and good food spoiled only by the lack of low carb foods on menu, although they will change the chips for a good salad! As part of a chain it now has a standard menu available at most "Seafood Pub" pubs. Just a little bit on the expensive side!

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Thank RockyRobin70
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Rocky, Thank you for your review... I did passed your comments to the relevant departments. We sincerely hope to see you again, as we do offer 3 menus ( lunch/bar snack, core menu and specials of the day plus Sunday roast ) that cover quite a large variety of food and price ranges. Once again thank you for taking... More 

Skipton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for lunch but problems with compressor ment NO BEER staff could not have been more helpful explaining the problem, we drank wine anyway, some foolish people left, they missed an excellent meal. Unfortunately there was a mix up with the bill, an extra bottle of wine had been charged, my fault, should have checked the bill. I phoned... More 

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Thank PeterzarnoA
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you very much for taking time to write us the above review. Once again, we are really sorry for the issue with the compressor. The power cut we have experienced on the day, trigger a sum of ''problems'', that lead to us not being able to serve beer and created that confusion with your bill as all... More 

colne lancashire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would like to thank the Manager and his Deputy Joe for an amazing experience last thursday evening,the flambe"d steak was awesome Will be back soon

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Thank gazzaColneLancashire
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Hey there, Thank you kindly for your great review... We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us at The Alma Inn. Please come back to experience a desert Flambe! Kind regards Mihai T More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met some friends here as it's half way between where we both live. Friendly staff, cosy atmosphere delicious food and drink and nicely busy. We will return

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Thank CharlH1980
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend & I called in today by complete chance! ALL of the staff were wonderful! Nothing was too much trouble. We asked if we could view the rooms & the manager very kindly showed us all of them. They were beautiful! The customer service was the best I have had in a very long time ( and we go... More 

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Thank Ramsbottompeople
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mrs Atherton-Kelly, Thank you very much for taking time to write the above review. It gives me great pleasure to read your kind words towards the Alma Team... We always strive to offer the best possible costumer experience to all our patrons and from your review, it looks like we succeeded. We look forward to welcome you back to... More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a large table for Mother's Day lunch at The Alma Inn based on a past experience, but unfortunately it didn't live up to expectations a second time around. There seemed to be a mix-up with the booking, despite me confirming it a week before, so we ended up being seated at a table that wasn't ready, but came... More 

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Thank Emma L
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Emma, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, clearly we did not live up to expectation. I have passed your comments to the front of house team and to the chefs but at this moment in time I can only apologise for your rather poor experience. We do strive to give the best service to all... More 

England
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Keeping it short. Attended lunch to find breakfast debris on the floor. Waited 15 mins for a menu and had to ask for it, waited 30 mins for drinks. Main meals lovely but luxury fish pie for £20 had one langoustine, 1 scallop and zero veg rip off! Was asked the same questions by 3 different waiters disorganised and chaotic... More 

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1 Thank LEKWYORKS
ManagerSPC, General Manager at The Alma Inn Restaurant, responded to this review

Good afternoon Mr Lekwyorks, I am really sorry to hear about you're experience while dinning with us on mother's day... Even do it was an extremely busy day , we have no excuse on your comments about the cleanliness of the floors nor for the delay in service...reason for I wold like to express my sincere apologies. Please may I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emmott Lane | Laneshawbridge, The Alma Inn, Colne BB8 7EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Colne
  • Phone Number: +44 1282 857830

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