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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews curry poppadoms onion bhaji rice prawns salad indian restaurant take away last night sunday buffet another great meal nothing is too much trouble altrincham area takeaway korai pint
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there using taste card offer 2 for 1 which they did not understand and caused so much confusion. Staff was too rude in discussing and telling what the offer is as if we they are offering food for free..Finally we ended up ordering...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ztt57651
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title you just is pure nonsense. The review you are reading is pure nonsense. I am pure nonsense but this place is great, considered one of the best restaurants in Altrincham, if not the best! Thanks Amir!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic takeaway still no 1 curry house in the Altrincham area.Food lovely and hot staff always very helpful .

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jachim1950
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday night and its normally busy but tonight it was dead. The food was terrible, the king prawns were definitely frozen rubbish and my lamb chops were all bone and fat. No amir so couldnt even ask what was going on. I've...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank stevedI2948BW
Aminur R, Owner at Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, this is Amin, not Amir replying to your review, I've not been working for the past 5 months due to ill health, I cannot praise my team enough for all the hard work they have done through this difficult time in my personal life....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Sunday buffet great food and value, totally set up for the week ahead now, we will be back again, many thanks!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Adrian F
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Great food and lovely staff. We have visited several times and have been impressed on each occasion. Highly recommended and will be revisiting again soon.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Primrose_eralC
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Visited last weekend with my friends for birthday party the service was excellent and food arrived on time. Me and my wife had madras and rogan jush both dish was excellent with lots flavor. We will be back soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank peterlJ5650VI
Reviewed 30 October 2018

been to the essence over many years always happy to see myself and husband food always top notch would recommend to anyone

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I'll start by saying I have been before and had a very nice meal with my dad and could not fault the service. Last night was an absolute farce though and I probably should have realised this when I phoned to book a table on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Johnny255069
Aminur R, Owner at Essence, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hi Johnny Thanks so much for your feedback We're glad that you've been to Essence before and had a very nice meal with great service That is why there are so many reviews highlighting this fact When it comes to offers like Tastecard and Meerkat...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018

We have been to Essence quite a few times and always experienced good service and good food. However, on our recent visit, something seems to have changed. While we were served with popadoms and our first drink quite quickly, it all went down hill from...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank shirleyan
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9 December 2018|
Response from Les R | Reviewed this property |
Hi it must be because they have good kitchen staff. There are a lot of flats in the surrounding are which might help ,plus a bus stop near their entrance.
9 December 2018|
Response from Les R | Reviewed this property |
Its a restaurant for eating.
Steve S
13 November 2018|
Response from iand779 | Reviewed this property |
They don’t deliver. Their menu is on their Facebook page. Great food 👍
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