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Number 50

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50 Birmingham Rd, Alcester B49 5EP, England (Formerly Essence)
Regular buses pass the door from Redditch and Stratford upon Avon.
+44 1789 762764
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Modern British restaurant offering high quality, home made food using the...
Modern British restaurant offering high quality, home made food using the finest local suppliers to enhance our offering. Essence has something for everyone with bespoke menus created for all occasions. From simple light breakfast to our stunning A la Carte menu and our extremely popular Sunday lunch which features our fantastic Sunday Roast Ragley Estate beef platter for 2 adults & 2 children at just £25.
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  • 149
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We came here for a second visit last weekend, this time taking my mum who was visiting with us. As before, the food quality is good and overall you get good value for money here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
EvenDave
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Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We came here for a second visit last weekend, this time taking my mum who was visiting with us. As before, the food quality is good and overall you get good value for money here.

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We love coming here. The food is outstanding, and it's such a special night out and not too expensive either. Service is impeccable, you are attended to but not rushed. Highly recommended.

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Clent, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A colleague and I visited for a business lunch. The service and food were amazing although it was a little lacking in atmosphere as we were the boy diners! Most salads are boring, not at number 50! The starter managed to combine low cal and high levels of culinary stimulation and the steak was superb! Cooked expertly by their head... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We ate here for Sunday lunch with my sister and her family. There were 7 of us altogether, adults and 3 children (16, 2, & 3yrs old respectively). Two of us had the beef, one had baked Hake, and my sisters partner had the pork. The beef was superb, served medium rare with yorkshire pudding and gravy and a side... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had Sunday lunch and were offered a good variety of food and wine, all nicely served. This is an excellent place when you want to celebrate or relax.

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Midlands, UK
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A birthday celebration for Gran. She chose Number 50 as they have been here a few times recently and have had excellent food and service each time. Number Fifty has a really friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and feels almost like a big family lunch. When we were there last weekend there was another table with a few younger kids, and... More 

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Alcester, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have always found Number 50 to be welcoming with friendly and not pushy staff. It has a pleasant atmosphere and the food has always been of excellent quality

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We can only speak highly of this restaurant.Always a very warm welcome when you enter. The staff are always very pleasant, attentive. They always give you personal attention with a smile. Fodd? We can only say is always excellent.Fully recommend Number 50 for any time of day.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

New to the area, I picked this place to entertain the in-laws purely on the TripAdvisor reviews. All the guests were extremely happy with my choice! The food is just gorgeous! The decor is really nice and quaint and the staff is very friendly! Highly recommended! A bit pricey but well worth it! Will definitely come back!

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Mellor, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

It's been many years since we had the chance to visit this restaurant...and what a change we found. Modern interiors, friendly, polished service and a mixture of modern and traditional dishes. My pasta stuffed with crab served with a light sauce was wonderful. Two of us had the canon of braised lamb- very good. Wine was excellent. All in all... More 

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Additional Information about Number 50

Address: 50 Birmingham Rd, Alcester B49 5EP, England (Formerly Essence)
Phone Number: +44 1789 762764
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Alcester
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 70
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Birmingham Rd, Alcester B49 5EP, England (Formerly Essence)
  • Public Transportation: Regular buses pass the door from Redditch and Stratford upon Avon.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Alcester
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 762764

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 70
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine

Description

Modern British restaurant offering high quality, home made food using the finest local suppliers to enhance our offering. Essence has something for everyone with bespoke menus created for all occasions. From simple light breakfast to our stunning A la Carte menu and our extremely popular Sunday lunch which features our fantastic Sunday Roast Ragley Estate beef platter for 2 adults & 2 children at just £25.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?