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The Holly Bush

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Bar, British, Pub
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37, Henley Street,, Alcester B49 5QX, England
+44 1789 507370
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 11:00 am
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

At last the Holly Bush has a decent food menu again - nothing too fancy but decent prices. We enjoyed a good meal, nicely served and will very happily return soon. Here's hoping that they keep it up this time!

Thank Visitor_Andrew
Alcester, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Always full of characters and a warm, friendly atmosphere. It's a locals pub that welcomes everyone and you instantly feel like a local yourself. Good beers, decent service, a proper pub to go for a couple of pints with friends

1 Thank Paul B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

The Holly Bush has been having serious ups and downs. We were pleased to note that it was starting again to offer food, albeit a very limited menu. We wanted to give it a try - supporting a great local - but, despite the encouragement from the menus outside, we were told that it was Quiz Night and on Quiz... More 

2 Thank Visitor_Andrew
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice little pub tucked out of the way. I came here as an alternative from the Turks. Good move I'd say as the beer selections great and the garden areas really nice. Not really a place for the young crowd and no drunk bar staff!! Very good service and the woman behind the bar was helpful. I'm yet to eat... More 

1 Thank TrackJohnBoy
Lisbon, Portugal
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110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Very good food, not too expensive, and some deserts to absolutely die for!! Go for the homemade cheesecakes, any of them! They are AMAZING!!

Thank JoaoTRM
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

What a wonderful pub ,real ale ,real cider ,home cooked food . Great ambiance ,good staff , what more could one want from a local pub cant wait to return on my next visit to Alcester

2 Thank freddyhill
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

My family recently moved to Alcester and the Holly Bush quickly became our favorite local. The garden is lovely and HUGE, the bar space is very small but cosy, and the staff are very helpful. The food is very good. I haven't been in a while but the last dish I had was courgetti and the sauce was amazing -... More 

1 Thank Chloe T
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Good pub with a variety of good ales. Like the good and atmosphere. Great place to meet up with friends.

1 Thank john s
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

What a great traditional pub. Great selection of drinks and cake / sausage rolls that we were lucky enough to have! Thought it was going to be tiny but what a tardis. Can't wait to come back and try out the garden.

1 Thank Murrayv
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Hosts to Alcester Folk Festivals amongst other things. A great venue; excellent beer and friendly staff. Superb beer garden, There's nothing not to like here!

Thank Granddadbelly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37, Henley Street,, Alcester B49 5QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Alcester
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 507370
The Holly Bush, Alcester opened under new management on 2nd March 2015. A sister pub of local gems the Fleece Inn, Bretforton and The Cardinals Hat, Worcester the Holly Bush hopes to resume as the community's favourite watering hole. We offer quality real ales from local breweries, premium lagers and a fantastic range of locally sourced English Cuisine. During the colder months the log burners and open fires offer welcome respite from the chill and in the summer the garden and terrace provide the perfect sun trap.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?