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The Holly Bush

££ - £££, British,
37 Henley Street, Alcester B49 5QX, England
+44 1789 507370
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
37 Henley Street, Alcester B49 5QX, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to the pub but this was the first time we had eaten at Oscar's. I eat out fairly regularly and I'm rarely as impressed as I was with last night's dinner. The service was excellent and the food exceptionally good. Brilliant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rob B
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We popped in here at the weekend for a swift pint. This is a traditional pub with separated snug type areas within the pub which is separated from the restaurant. We were served quite quickly by a rather abrupt woman who seemed quite keen serve...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tophool
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Very good food, service and beer. The lamb, the fish pie, and the chicken, were all excellent, as were the puds. The Everards Tiger was our preferred ale. And very attentive service as mentioned.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 November 2018

The new chef is a real find. We went to the taster evening and were very pleasantly surprised at how good the food was. The lamb scotch egg was to die for. The staff were friendly and helpful and the landlords, Peter and Helen work...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Hilary M
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

recently visited with friends and we asked if our 13 yr old son could play the piano (he plays well) was told yes no problem. He had gained quite a crowd of people listening to him and I have to say enjoying the entertainment when...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Sian O
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with the staff, incredibly accommodating and put our own pubs back home to shame in terms of hospitality.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank johnthomas0001833
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We have been visiting Shakespeare county past weekend so we went to this lovely town Alcester. It was lunch time so we were looking for place to eat. We have been recommended Holly Bush Inn by a locals. What a huge disappointment. The service was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank peterwatts7852
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Holly Bush for lunch today and I was impressed. The place is warm and friendly with helpful staff The lunch was delicious and the garden setting was ideal. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Down visiting friends in alcester and decided to pop into the holly bush for a drink I’m glad I did very warm and welcoming pub Peter and Helen are excellent hosts and the clientele were very welcoming to me as a stranger in town I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank trom668
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Called in with husband with intention of eating there! Unfortunately nothing on their new menu tempted us (sorry), so we just had a drink in the garden, which was lovely Although staff were friendly & didn’t rush us with our drinks I’m afraid I just...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Eyeofspirit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
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
  • E-mail
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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