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Essence of India

Coventry Road, Marton, Rugby CV23 9RH, England
+44 1926 632766
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Coventry Road, Marton, Rugby CV23 9RH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Friendly staff wonderful food - husband doesn't like onions and ate an onion bajhi and loved it. This Essence of India is fantastic and well worth going too.

Thank Jacquie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two dishes that my wife and I ordered were as good as we have had anywhere and we would both fully recommend a meal here. The service was friendly and helpful in a matey, natural way. The building is a failed pub and retains...More

Thank Barry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have heard so much about this restaurant but the food just did not live up to the reputation. There is no atmosphere, it is expensive and the food was OK but no more than that. I will not go back.

Thank 54321derf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly staff and delicious food. The little extra touches, such as hot towels and after eights, were really nice.

Thank Jacqui S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with a friend as he had been a few years ago and remembered it as being excellent. We were met at the door, walked to the table very promptly, brilliant service and the meals arrived quickly. Cooked very well, with a decent pint...More

Thank Jon0408travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interestingly enough it wasn't very busy, but we waited and waited whilst everyone else was served even tables that clearly arrived after us. The staff were a mixture of over friendly and arrogant, we were also short changed on a drinks order by £5 which...More

Thank Robbie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always feel very welcome here. The service is very friendly & the food is great. Enjoy eating in or phoning for a take-away. 👍👍👍👍👍

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We went here for dinner one night as my husband drives past it most evenings on way back from work. And we were both SO glad we tried it out. The food is amazing, the staff are great - family run (and it shows!). The...More

1  Thank wildechilde123
Reviewed 10 August 2017

walked in to a lovely welcome from the staff got drinks and was shown to our table had a lovely meal and brilliant entertanment

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The food was incredible. Most of the staff were friendly and welcoming, one waiter gave the impression he was too busy and would have rather have been elsewhere. Only criticism of the food is that there wasn't a huge amount of meat in the Curry....More

Thank Rob M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$34
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
17:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coventry Road, Marton, Rugby CV23 9RH, England (Formerly The Black Bull)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby  >  Marton
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 632766
Fine dinning ,casual dinning and family friendly
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