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) #7 of 131 Restaurants in Altrincham ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, Asian,
83 Manchester Road, Altrincham, Trafford WA14 4RJ, England
+44 161 928 1504
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (39 reviews)
“poppadoms” (18 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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83 Manchester Road, Altrincham, Trafford WA14 4RJ, England
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Reviews (326)
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Essence is our 'go to' Indian restaurant, the food is always good whether we eat in or take out. It was the obvious choice of my boyfriend to celebrate his 60th birthday last weekend with his family. The service was excelkent & friendly, all the...More

Thank Clare J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great food, Great service and now my number 1 curry house. Clean restaurant with efficient service. food was excellent

Thank DavidMancitymad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit regularly and it never fails to come up tops , service and price unbeatable , but you must book to be sure of a table . Sunday special is unbelievable value

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the Sunday Banquet and it was excellent value. The food is exceptional, we quite simply cannot envisage eating a curry anywhere else. From the poppadoms to the after dinner mints everything is great. The Nan breads are the best I've ever had....More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I visited essence over 2yrs ago now after seeing customer reviews and wasn't disappointed. I now go regular every week for a takeaway and have sat in a few times the staff are polite and amin always makes you feel welcome and makes time to...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Have eaten in this restaurant lots of times, and had numerous takeaways The staff are allways very polite and helpful , the food is allways of an excellent standard I have recommended Essence to lots of people and allway hD great feedback I have eaten...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Nipped in for a post beer curry with a couple of mates, food was excellent as was the service. Price was right. Not sure what else you would want from a Curry house

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Every time we come to this restaurant, we are always greeted with a warm welcoming from Amin and his staff. We have been coming here for a long time and each time the food is excellent. They work damn hard to keep everyone happy so...More

Thank jnt94
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Having discovered this restaurant on our doorstep some years ago my only complaint which is a valid one is that I didn't find it earlier! I am unfortunate to live with Crohn's disease which for those unaware affects your dietary tract. From the bottom to...More

Thank claire1234d
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing food as always. Absolutely great service and the staff were more than happy to accommodate the children's random variations to dishes and portion sizes. Can not fault it 😊

Thank Lou16
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Questions & Answers
3 June 2017|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
Phone them up and ask.
Holly M
10 March 2017|
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Response from altrinchamhq | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes they have hi chairs in Essence - Alex
12 October 2016|
Response from timperley-trotters | Reviewed this property |
No sorry we don't have an online menu. You would have to contact the restaurant direct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Manchester Road, Altrincham, Trafford WA14 4RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Altrincham
  • Phone Number: +44 161 928 1504
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