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Essence of India

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
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Coventry Road, Marton, Rugby CV23 9RH, England (Formerly The Black Bull)
+44 1926 632766
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17:00 - 12:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 12:00
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a meal with friends, service was OK not that friendly and no sense of humor.Ordered drinks that never came so had to reorder , ordered food and mine was lukewarm would have sent it back but as friends where treating us i was to embarrassed too. I guess its all precooked and they warm it up at your... More 

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1 Thank clare s
Rugby, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were certainly not disappointed after used TripAdvisor to find a great Indian restaurant in the local area. It was a little out of the way but it turned out to be an exceptional find. Both my wife and I enjoyed our meals. I can particularly recommend the Marton Special. We will certain visit this restaurant again in the future.... More 

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1 Thank Peter R
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I was one of a party of 11 who visited here on 09/02/17. The service was outstanding, genuinely nice people. The food was excellent, we look forward to visiting again in a couple of weeks.

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2 Thank Assassin54
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Originally from up north I have visited my fair share of great Indian restaurants in Bradford Manchester & Lancashire & I have got to say the Essence of India in Marton is my favourite. The staff, food, atmosphere & attentiveness is fantastic. A bar area, a pool table & a lovely separate dining area. Well done Mudj & the team!... More 

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3 Thank RobHunningham
Coventry, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I wanted my wife to have a special meal for her special birthday celebration. Picked up and dropped off from home so that we could both have a drink.Service good and staff very friendly so I have no complaints. The food recommended were excellent choices and we went home very full and very happy. Would definitely be visiting here again.

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1 Thank edwingreaves
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed it here.Excellent food, great staff. Menu has a lot of options, as good as any I've been too, including Manchester's Curry mile in Rusholme.

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Thank EddGillatt
Ryton-On-Dunsmore
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A recent visit to this establishment was disappointing. The toilet facilities were not very nice, due to water being on the gents floor and the hand dryers were ineffectual, it would of been better to run around in the carpark to dry my hands. The staff seemed rushed due to a large party who had not arrived on time. Poppadum's... More 

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1 Thank Phillip B
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I live very near this restaurant and thought I would try it out after its latest renovation and was pleasantly surprised. The food is great and authentic and the staff are so lovely and treat you specially as individuals.

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Thank Katrina H
Rugby, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly atmosphere. Really nice food -best Indian around with very friendly staff. Their chicken tikka masala is amazing!!

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1 Thank K80Katie
Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

These guys are attentive and friendly. Good to very good Indian food although still catering for the western market a bit too much.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 12:00
Monday
17:00 - 12:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 12:00
Thursday
17:00 - 12:00
Friday
17:00 - 12:00
Saturday
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
Description
Fine dinning ,casual dinning and family friendly

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?