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83 Manchester Road, Altrincham WA14 4RJ, England
+44 161 928 1504
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (44 reviews)
“poppadoms” (21 reviews)
“onion bhaji” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
83 Manchester Road, Altrincham WA14 4RJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped over for a takeaway, this place doesn’t disappoint. Fresh, tasty and I can have a cheeky beer whilst collecting :) Ps Lime pickle is amazing

Thank Lyonsy16k
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant with 12 members of family for birthday celebration. The waiters were fast, effective and sufficiently obliging. The food was very nice. We embraced a set Sunday menu of starter and main plus wine or soft drink for £12 a head with...More

1  Thank betrayed123
Reviewed 6 days ago

Been going regularly here for over 10 years, and its never been remotely disappointing. Consistently great service along with an excellent range of fantastic dishes, although we do tend to stick a bit now to our favorites. Great service, good food, what more do you...More

Thank magoodliffe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The family didn’t venture out because it was so cold so I was sent to collect a takeaway meal. It was fantastic, from the poppadoms to the pilau rice and everything in between it wasn’t just great value it was excellent food. I can’t ever...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on spec not booked and was told we could have a table in an hour which was brilliant as we hadn’t booked. After a few pints in the local pub The Packet House (also brilliant) we were seated and served by very polite members...More

Thank Djjonnyfaz
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Love Essence curries, we have been eating here for a good few years now and can’t recommend it enough!! The food is always exceptional and by far the best curry around!! Can’t wait for our next visit.

Thank Byrnefamilyfoodies
Reviewed 9 February 2018

I have eaten here often as it is fantastic value and wonderful food and have never been disappointed.The waiter however on 6th Feb spoilt my evening to be honest - it was my birthday and straight away he gave off the wrong vibe. I actually...More

2  Thank janey239
Reviewed 29 January 2018

As mentioned before this is our "go to restaurant" when were in the mood for a curry. We always receive a very warm welcome, no matter how busy they are. The food is always consistently great, I always ask for everything extra hot, as that's...More

Thank magoodliffe
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Best curry in Altrincham! Went with friends, had a great time. Lovely friendly waiters. Orange is my favourite colour!! 🤣

1  Thank amanda b
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We visited this restaurant for dinner in December. To be honest, even though we reside nearby, the restaurant from outside looked more of a cheap takeaway. Still with all the reviews decided to try out and it was really good. Food was decent but the...More

Thank Srivsiva
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9 October 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
only round the back on streets
4 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
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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Manchester Road, Altrincham WA14 4RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Trafford  >  Altrincham
  • Phone Number: +44 161 928 1504
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