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The Holly Bush

37, Henley Street,, Alcester B49 5QX, England
01789 762482
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Ranked #19 of 32 Restaurants in Alcester
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 10, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Newport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We turned up on Sunday evening after reading the recommendations on trip advisor to find that they didn't serve food on a Sunday evening. The barmaid was very helpful with regards to other pubs in the area serving food. We tried again on Monday evening only to be told that they were not serving food. We did have a look... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Three family members plus a very young baby enjoyed a delightful sandwich lunch at the Holly Bush. 'Sandwich' probably doesn't adequately describe the offering at the Holly Bush and so, if you are thinking small & dainty with a few whisps of cress, this is probably not for you. But we were hungry and so we were more than happy.... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A very traditional, privately owned, pub and restaurant. We used the restaurant but there is also bar food available. One of the big attractions is the range of cask ales available, which will suit all tastes.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It's a real shame that none of my friends or I will be going back to the Holly Bush for a meal. The food was really good and was decent value. How unfair on the chef's, and most of the friendly and helpful staff, that two of the waitresses were rude and unhelpful. One told us she was going to... More

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have had a couple of meals here recently. One time I seemed to be forgotten by the bar staff that I wanted a table but once the error and lack of communication between Bar and Restaurant was resolved it was fine. Service etc the other time was fine. The food is fresh, well presented and tasty. I would definitely... More

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Uckinghall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

12 of us dropped in on spec today on the way back from York. Fitted us in without a question. The food was excellent, from the sandwiches for a fiver, ( fantastic sandwiches with accompanying salad, etc ) to Sunday roast for £9. All home cooked, top quality. 6 real ales were all kept to perfection, all this in a... More

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I recently lead a walking party and gave the Holly Bush only a few hours notice of lunch for 16. It appeared there was only one lady in the kitchen and she warned us that there would be a delay. Well, there was not really a long wait and the food was splendid. So fresh, tasty, beautifully presented and very... More

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Worcs
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We asked for a quiet table and it was! Both the menu and specials board had a good selection. We were all very happy with our meals, which were nicely presented. The waitress (could have been the landlady) was very attentive and friendly. Service was a tad slow but they were extremely busy. The bill was very reasonable, will definitely... More

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We popped into the Holly Bush early Sunday afternoon and had a lovely pub lunch, my partner had cod and chips and I had the steak pudding. Was just the ticket on a cold, grey and wet afternoon. Pub was old with lit fires and a lovely dining area if needed. Deffo go again as just moving into the area!... More

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We went here for a Surprise Birthday party. Unfortunately there seemed to be one problem after another and it started a week before the party the landlady wanted to know what we all wanted to eat before hand yet she was uncontactable to get a menu from despite the organiser of the party trying, leaving voice mails, sending emails etc..... More

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