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Essence of Bengal

££ - £££Indian, Asian,
1B Birchfield Road | Headless Cross, Redditch B97 4LB, England
+44 1527 404043
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (29 reviews)
“pickle tray” (3 reviews)
“murgh” (7 reviews)
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Hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1B Birchfield Road | Headless Cross, Redditch B97 4LB, England
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1 - 10 of 256 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Varied menu with good descriptions. Friendly informed staff .good service.a little expensive but ok for a special occasion.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lynda J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i always forget how much i love this place. do the best food in every aspect and the best part is that the service is so attentive at all times! manager is so friendly and treats you like an old friend. my favourite curry house...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 433daniw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited just before Christmas and once again the food and service was excellent what more can I say (apart from the manager has still not purchased a proper till).

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank daveWorcestershire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't used Essence before for a home delivery order. Chicken Balti, Rice, Nan and chips. A delivery charge and Just Eats 50p added brought the total up to £16.00 so not too bad but at top end of what i would pay for a home...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan A
ahadullahshah, Guest Relations Manager at Essence of Bengal, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Alan :) We are really glad that you liked our food that night. It was a bit late because we always try to prepare the best food for you. And before any delivery, we ensure the quality over and over again. We never want...More

Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Ok, I eat a lot of Indian / Bangladesh food. I can't remember the last time my partner and I couldn't finish our meals because they were too spicy...as if we had ordered extra hot curries. The wine is overpriced and the jappaties were burnt...should...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank brianwithaneye2014
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

9 of us for a meal. 15 minutes for starters not bad then over a hour from ordering before the mains arrived. Two meals were cold and one was totally wrong leaving her to wait another 15 minutes whilst everyone else was eating. Curries were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank louist596
Md Amin I, Guest Relations Manager at Essence of Bengal, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018

Hi thanks for the time for a review that not make any sense.. you sure you have the right place ? Can you call the restaurant the manager will be there to help as we have no record of this situation. please provide details off...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Another curry night has brought us all to a cracking curry house. Fairly quiet on a Monday night but i suspect Essence would be packed weekends and Friday night. Having a disabled member we were a little concerned about access for him but we shouldn't...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alan A
Ahad S, Guest Relations Manager at Essence of Bengal, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Dear Alan A, Thank you for leaving a fantastic review and rating. Our customers' opinions are very important to us. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us. We strive to always provide great tasting food, a friendly atmosphere and a helpful...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The food here is amazing. Hands down it is the best restaurant in redditch with a busy atmosphere and friendly staff. The dining in experience was excellent, the manager made us feel very welcome and even recommended us a few dishes and we was not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sk2017206
Ahad S, Guest Relations Manager at Essence of Bengal, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear sk2017206, Thank you for leaving us a fantastic review and rating. We are thrilled to hear that you consider Essence of Bengal to be 'The best in redditch'! We love nothing more than reading such positive feedback as customer satisfaction is our main priority,...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, not to mention the quality of service from the moment we walked in. By far the best restaurant in town. No quibbles just fine dining at its bestMore

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank DaveG12345
Ahad S, Guest Relations Manager at Essence of Bengal, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear DaveG12345, Thank you for leaving us a great review. We are so pleased to find that you consider us to be 'the best restaurant in town'! We love nothing more than creating a great dining experience for our customers and are glad that you...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018

We have been back now at Essence for a number of months now and I have to say it never fails to deliver a top quality meal as well as professionalism & the general feel around the restaurant. Amin it is a credit to you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank stevefoster1971
Ahad S, Guest Relations Manager at Essence of Bengal, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear SFBPexpertretired, Thank you for leaving us a 5 star rating! We are so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed all of your experiences with us. We strive to provide all of our customers with a helpful service, great tasting food and a welcoming...More

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eastroadbaggie
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Response from Md Amin I | Property representative |
Sorry we have fully licensed Bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1B Birchfield Road | Headless Cross, Redditch B97 4LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Redditch
  • Phone Number: +44 1527 404043
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