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The Holly Bush

) #21 of 30 Restaurants in Alcester ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
37 Henley Street, Alcester B49 5QX, England
+44 1789 507370
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
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37 Henley Street, Alcester B49 5QX, England
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Reviews (96)
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This has always been a lovely pub with friendly staff and locals , however on my recent return to have a few lunchtime drinks with my father and good old friend I was saddened to find the establishment to be now run by a very...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just moved to the area. Nice pub with great period features. New owners are very friendly. Can't wait for the launch of the menu in early August. Good beer selection. Will definitely return.

2  Thank Shane P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

What a quaint hotel/pub. Even the way the beers are pulled. Nice choice of beers and wine. The outdoors garden was a pleasant place to sit, though I think the garden could do with some maintenance Looks a bit ragged and unkempt. We only had...More

Thank geromam
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

One of the best Sunday lunches I've had in a long time! Meat was cooked perfectly, potatoes were great and it is well priced. Great selection of real ales.

Thank Kit N
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Staff not interested and didn't know the beer Didn't bother to have a drink - we went across the road

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Had an absolutely wonderful lunch, the holly bush burger is delicious I highly recommend popping in for the burger alone! They also have a great selection of ales

Thank Robbie D
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had our family Xmas dinner in the Bush and it was amazing, the food was plentiful and very tasty, but best of all the staff were extremely friendly, helpful and made everybody feel welcome, it was more like a big family Christmas at home,...More

1  Thank wobblycol
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We pre-booked a table for friends who were visiting us. Everyone really enjoyed the food and the service was spot on. We ended up spending the whole night there! Will be visiting again in the new year.

1  Thank Autodelta
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Organised a family meal, terrible service and food, waited 2 hours for our meals! Wouldn't eat there again!More

3  Thank sophx95
Venetia B, Owner at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

We always take all comments both positive and negative on board! Unfortunately some people use this site for the wrong reasons. We looked into your" Two hour" comment. The results are all your 8 different checks catering for 18 people in total are time stamped...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

What a treasure of a typical comfortable English pub. The staff go the extra mile to ensure any visit is an enjoyable one. The food is superbly prepared and served in a warm and friendly way, and a great range of real ales too. Feels...More

Thank Ray H
Venetia B, Owner at The Holly Bush, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Thank you so much for your lovely comments! We Have passed them on to all our staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 14
Bar, British, Pub
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
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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