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Jacob had a wonderful birthday. We could not have asked for a better night. The staff that were on, were just lovely and very easy going. Everyone commented about the beautiful space and facilities, not to mention the beautiful food.


Thank you so much for Saturday night. Everything was perfect and can’t thank you enough for all your help in the lead up and on the night. The food was amazing, and the staff were fantastic!


Henry and I just wanted to reach out and say a massive thank you for Saturday night! All our guests have been raving about what a great night they had, and how good the food was! Please pass on our biggest thanks to your team for helping us to celebrate such an important occasion. We really appreciate how flexible you were with us.


We booked the boardroom to celebrate my birthday with my family. We had a wonderful time and the meals were delicious. Thank you also to everybody involved!


I just wanted to say thank you so much for Saturday night. Everything went smoothly and was completely stress free. Couldn’t of asked for a better night, thank you so much for being so accommodating and patient with us all!


Thanks for your organisation and professional assistance for Lachlan’s 21st on Saturday. The food, venue and planning was seamless. ( I especially love your vegan options but all our guests were impressed with their meals!)


Thank you so much for helping me organise my 21st! I had a great time and all the guests had the best time!
We loved the food, loved the staff and most of all the venue space! The chefs are definitely on the ball. You guys are awesome!


We would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for the effort you have put into the planning of John’s 60th Birthday function. Mum was very pleased with everything from food quality/quantity, ambience and service. All the guests were ‘raving’ about the function, in short, we could not fault it. Your team were very courteous, accommodating and patient with all our needs.


Polly and Kyle at the Alma were fantastic. From the day I met Kyle and Polly, I knew we were in good hands. They did not fail to deliver. Polly your attention to detail and Kyle for keeping us in the loop right up to the hour of the function made this occasion a stress free and memorable one. Thank you both.

ABBEY’S BIRTHDAY / MD Bar / January 2020

We would like to thank you so much for everything you did to help make Abbey’s birthday party and her birthday so fun. Abbey had a lovely night, so thank you.
The staff were amazing and we are grateful that you looked after us all so well.

Baptist Church Christmas Dinner / Upstairs / November 2019

Thank you! We had a great night and please pass on our thanks to your friendly staff! Everything went like clockwork and we will definitely be keeping you in mind for next year!

Necia’s 50th Birthday / Skybar Beer garden / November 2019

Just wanted to thank you and your team for making my 50th birthday celebrations at the Alma something to remember! Please pass on my thanks also to Kyle who was very accommodating, super friendly and checked in regularly to make sure the afternoon was going well. All bar staff and waiting staff were fantastic as well!

Brianna’s 21st Birthday / Upstairs / October 2019

I would just like to thank you and the other staff at the Alma for helping me put on my 21st the other weekend! It was such a good night and all the food and décor was amazing and we heard so many good comments from the other guests!

Courtney & Kelsie’s Birthday / Upstairs / October 2019

From the very beginning to the end I could not fault anything you and your team did.
We had an absolute ball and you exceeded all our expectations!!!!

Kylie’s Birthday / MD Bar / September

The Alma certainly exceeded my expectations for my Sunday afternoon birthday get together. All of my guests certainly had a wonderful afternoon chatting, eating and drinking in a lovely and relaxed atmosphere.

The venue was just perfect and the food was absolutely delicious. I had so many people compliment the food!

Jordan’s 21st Birthday / Upstairs / October

What a fantastic venue and all the staff were absolutely fabulous and flawless. I am so happy we held Jordan’s 21st party at The Alma. From your coordination and advice and making sure everything was done, delivered and on point, to the cleanliness, room size, staff professionalism, DJ,….I can’t express how much all it just worked perfectly!

Mt Barker Seniors Group / Restaurant / June 2019

Thank you to you and your staff for the lovely meal and friendly customer service today.
Our group thoroughly enjoyed their time at the Alma Tavern.
I appreciate all the brilliant assistance received during the planning of our outing.

Ashleigh’s 21st / MD Bar / May 2019

Just wanted to say thank you for everything! Everyone had a fabulous time and the food/service/venue was all amazing! I would definitely recommend to friends to have a function with you guys.

Alicia’s 30th Birthday / Upstairs / April 2019

I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all of your help for my party I had there on the weekend. It was a great night had by all, great atmosphere, your staff were great, everything was just GREAT!

Wedding Reception / Alcove / April 2019

I just wanted to say thank you for everything you did Saturday for our function.It was a pleasure to deal with you. Nothing was ever trouble and I sincerely appreciate everything you did. Everyone had a great time and the venue was perfect for what we needed.

Katey’s 30th Birthday / Upstairs / April 2019

You really went above and beyond for my bday and I am so ever grateful. Your help and bubbly personality was such an asset to the whole night and I had the most amazing time. Thank you so much again.

Jess & Jackson’s Wedding Reception / Upstairs / April 2019

Polly! You gorgeous human! You totally made our night just perfect. I can’t thank you enough for all the effort you went to, to make our night so special. It definitely would not have been as amazing if it wasn’t for you and your great team. The night was just incredible and we honestly had the best time. We will forever be grateful.

Jodie & Paul’s Joint 50th / April 2019 / Upstairs

Thanks Polly we had a super time and all of our guests loved it. Kara and Ella were absolutely fabulous as was yourself, so please pass on our thanks to them as well and tell your boss you are all amazing.

Brooke’s 21st Bday / March 2019 / Upstairs

I am beyond happy that we chose the Alma for Brooke’s 21st. The service, level of experience we have gotten has been excellent, this goes from the first meeting with Simon, yourself and to Mel on Saturday night. Your knowledge on organising all the little things definitely made the night go so smooth and Mel working that bar was great, both of you are a big assets to the Alma.
I will not hesitate to recommend the Alma to anyone looking to have a function and we have another big birthday coming up, so you never know we might be back.

Ryan’s 21st Bday / February 2019 / Upstairs

Just want to thank you for all the work and help you provided on Saturday night for Ryan’s 21st. He had a fantastic night and everyone really enjoyed themselves. Please also pass on our thank you to the two wonderful and friendly girls behind the bar. They did an amazing job. The Upstairs is a really lovely function room and was perfect for Ryan’s 21st.

Birthday Party / Upstairs / January 2019

I just wanted to extend a big thank you to you and your staff for making Julia’s party exactly what she had hoped for. I truly appreciate all the flexibility and assistance you offered on the day and evening and in the lead up with the various enquiries I had. We all had a great time. Thank you all again!

GSM Electrical / Beer Garden / November 2018

GSM Electrical recently held our trade show at the Alma Tavern and hosted over 100 guests in the Alma Beer Garden.
Great facility, combined with great service and food made for a sensational evening with our customers.
Thank you to the team at the Alma Tavern.

Community Business Bureau Christmas / Upstairs / November 2018

Our staff and I had a FANTASTIC time on Friday night! I’ve had rave reviews about the food (entrees and mains in particular) and they all loved the room because it had plenty of space, a balcony and a private bar.

John / Restaurant / September 2018

I would like to acknowledge the pleasure our group of four experienced last night when we dined at the Alma Tavern. The food and wine were beautiful and the service from the women on staff was exemplary. Please pass on our thanks to them for making the night a truly memorable dining experience.

Aldi Trivia Night / Alcove / August 2018

We just wanted to thank you again for all of your wonderful support in helping us organise our trivia night – everyone had such a great time, and even this morning people were still commenting on how delicious the food was.

Rhys 30th Birthday / Upstairs / August 2018

It was a great night, you and your team did an amazing job of setting up and running everything in the background so the night flowed smoothly.

Everyone has mentioned how great the venue was and no one had any issues. I will be looking forward to my next major function with you.

Vanessa & Scott’s Engagement / Upstairs / August 2018

I just want to thank you and your team for such an amazing night at your venue! We had the best night, the service was incredible and we could not fault a thing. Thank you for all the emails leading up to this and making sure everything was perfect!

Baileys 21st / Skybar / July 2018

Just wanted to say thank you for Saturday night, Bailey had a great night, everyone enjoyed themselves and the food was awesome, we will definitely be back for our next function, special thanks to Polly!

Maddy & Jaryd’s Engagement / Upstairs / July 2018

Thank you much to you and the team for making sure Saturday night was a success.
Everyone had a great time and LOVED the food so please pass that on too!

Michael Angelo’s 21st Birthday / Alcove / June 2018
Thank you for Friday Night it was lovely every one enjoyed themselves It was also lovely to meet you I would like to let your Boss now that you are definitely an asset to the Alma team you looked after us well .I’m grateful for you to get the Guernseys signed by the crows boys.

Evan’s 40th Birthday / Upstairs / June 2018
We had a fantastic night. Mel was amazing, she went above and beyond to make sure we had a great night. I had a clothing disaster and Mel went to the service station during her break to try to find some pins for me – legend!! Thanks for making the lead up to the big night very easy and stress free. Thanks again for everything!!

Hope & Dave’s Engagement / MD Bar / June 2018
Once again just want to thank you and your team on an awesome night. The food and service was excellent. Everybody had an incredible time and has even been stated it was the best engagement party ever. So i can’t thank you enough. Also a big thanks to Melissa who made sure I had a glass in my hand all night.

St Peters Tennis & Netball Club / Upstairs / June 2018
On behalf of the St Peters Tennis and Netball Club Inc. I would like to thank the Alma team for your generosity in allowing us to use the upstairs room for our AGM on Tuesday night. It was a much more comfortable setting than we have had in the last 10 or so years An exciting occurrence at the meeting was the awarding of life membership to Sue !Thank you once again for your generous ongoing support

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