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The Holly Bush

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37 Henley Street, Alcester B49 5QX, England
+44 1789 507370
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
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37 Henley Street, Alcester B49 5QX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

went as a singer and M/C at a folk music festival arranged with the pub beforehand.No meals provided as had been agreed(the chef had left,dont blame him),at one point the door was slammed in the face of people who were trying to help the pub...More

Thank houndhome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am writing to share mine and my family's experience at the Holly Bush at Christmas and New Year.Well where to start really....i can only start by saying that we had the most amazing time on Christmas Eve the pub was so busy they could...More

1  Thank z2179lelij
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We used to go there often and always every Christmas Eve, although we hadn't been for a while as we had experienced poor service, with staff who couldn't pour beer or add up. We thought we'd give it another chance on Christmas Eve and very...More

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent Sunday lunch today - good food and great service. Definitely no ear-splitting music (see review below) but good to see the place buzzing in other ways. Just hoping the vegetarian option - very tasty - won’t be lasagna for ever!

1  Thank Visitor_Andrew
Reviewed 14 December 2017

A nice pub but spoilt by ear splitting piped Heart FM in every room. The land lady may like it but I doubt most other people do

Thank Tyke
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Ragley Hall for a craft fair and called in at this pub for lunch. It is very deceptive as it goes back a long way with a variety of little intimate rooms to eat or to have a quiet drink. The bar staff...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Very pleased that the Bush is back to offering food as a core offer, but are they serious if they only offer one option for vegetarians. If we want to visit weekly the chance for variety is removed! The pub space is very attractive so...More

2  Thank Visitor_Andrew
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Although the Holly Bush didn't seem very inviting from the outside, we had a really lovely meal. The food and service were excellent and the chef was very accommodating to our unusual dietary requests. We definitely recommend this place!

1  Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This pub/restaurant has been recently taken over by an extremely pleasant couple, who have made it a comfortable and welcoming place to visit, with good food and service and a friendly atmosphere. A most enjoyable evening.

1  Thank wezza2015
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Yet another great night at the Holly Bush. Keep up the great work you are doing....Best pub in town.

1  Thank elij1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
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
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • 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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