Wednesday - Saturday: 12.30pm - 4.30pm (Last orders 3pm)
Sunday: 1pm - 7pm (Last orders 5pm)
Tuesday - Saturday: 6pm - 12 Midnight (Last orders 10pm)
- Disabled Access
- Minimum age restriction
- Free Parking
About Alec's Restaurant
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.
Unwind with a premium bottle of wine or signature cocktail in the comfortable lounge or bar area, before taking a seat in the elegant main dining room, which can accommodate 120 guests.
Roaring fires in the winter and a delightful outdoor dining area in the summer, only enhance the elegant building.
The menu at Alec’s Restaurant Bar & Grill is traditionally British and sets out to provide simple, quality fresh food. Although predominantly a seafood restaurant serving the finest fish and shellfish, mouth-watering meat dishes add to this impressive menu.
Alec’s Restaurant is proud to follow the MSC code of conduct for sustainably sourced seafood.
From the freshly baked bread to all dishes cooked to order, you are guaranteed a fine dining experience to remember.
Please note: Alec's Restaurant does not accept children under 12 years old.
A massive thank you for enabling us to switch the dates and celebrate our daughters 21st birthday! really appreciate your efforts in doing this under exceptional circumstances. The food was amazing as always.
Sadly my reservation had to be cancelled, but the help and advice I got from the staff when I was trying to organize my booking was fantastic. Just a shame I couldn’t be there.
Such a great place to eat
Brilliant as ever , The only downside is that we can't eat at Alecs again for another month despite it being completely covid safe.in all respects!
Delicious fresh fish and seafood and amazing service. Lovely restaurant.
Food is delicious here. Reservations are a must as so popular. Staff friendly and attentive. Highly recommend
Best restaurant in essex - very special.
Great atmosphere in the restaurant and service is efficient (though quite impersonal). However, compared to my last visit a few years ago I would not rate the food for the price that is charged. Tempura crab was essentially deep fried (too heavy for tempura batter) and most of the sauces were very similar and quite heavy. The fish itself was cooked ok and mussels were nice but would have been nice to have some bread served alongside them. One of the most expensive meals I have had in a while and far from the best. To give them benefit of the doubt I wonder if this was due to a very busy night before lockdown.
Great restaurant with amazing food and staff!
Brilliant food and great service.
I went to alecs for the first time for my boyfriends birthday. It was amazing, the food, the service and the ambience was great. Have recommended to everyone!
Service was amazing, settings beautiful and food was amazing!
We had cocktails which were quite expensive especially for the non alcoholic ones but they were delicious. Food and service were both lovely, couldn’t fault.
Fabulous Remains the best restaurant in the south east Food staff atmosphere A place to celebrate
Lovely lunch on Wednesday just before lockdown with a complimentary glass of champagne for everyone - a lovely touch. Service excellent.
Everything was amazing as always.
Excellent food & service . Good atmosphere. We really enjoyed our meal thanks
We have been coming to the restaurant since it opened and I have always been very happy with the quality of food and service Essex has always been lacking in good restaurants this thankfully has now been addressed we came the first day after lockdown Finished and we came the day Before the newflockdown Started we are looking forward to joining you again when you reopen in December take care all David and Patricia Ayres
Went to Alec's recently for my dad's 80th birthday, we had a lovely time. The staff were lovely & very accommodating, food as always was lovely.
not as great as usual I'm afraid. It was very busy and so the service was pretty bad. A lot of waitresses hovering but not very attentive and so we had to call a waiter/waitress over every time we wanted to order our food or drink.
My only negative is that my miso cod could have been hotter when it arrived to the table. Service was second to none, really very good. The seafood soup was to die for! Will definitely be returning
30th birthday celebrations! Amazing food and atmosphere, the service was really good. One waitress even took time out to take pictures of us at the end of the night. I would highly recommend and we will be returning after lockdown.
We were seated in the conservatory area. It didn't have the same ambiance as the main area. It was also quite cool, made colder by a self important man requesting the patio heater to be turned down. This same table were quite loud and complained about their food, causing the staff to rush around to placate them. Spoilt the atmosphere completely for us, especially as we were celebrating our birthdays. Food was plentiful and wonderful. Good menu choices. Staff friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Looking forward to returning.
Had a good lunch the set menu is good value. Service very good. All staff happy, polite and keen to help. COVID rules followed by majority of customers. Would have visited more but due to COVID unable to. When allowed after lock down we definitely will go again.
Excellent food and service, as always. We've never been disappointed and the lunch menu is excellent value.