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Essence Of Spice

59A Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port CH65 8AB, England
+44 151 355 9596
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“poppadoms” (9 reviews)
“sunday buffet” (14 reviews)
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Indian, Balti, Asian, British, Eastern European
$$ - $$$
59A Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port CH65 8AB, England
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered set meal which arrived missing onion bhajis and naan bread. Rang up to rectify and was greeted by the rudest man ever. Basically told me everybody makes makes mistakes and I should have expected items to be missing because they're so busy. We asked...More

Thank Chloe A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The essence constantly have a fantastic all in set price menu. Whilst others tend to lack quality and quantity when offering such deals, essence serves up as if you're paying full price. Value aside, the food they serve is fantastic and definitely one of the...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We found ourselves here quite by chance (with Trip's help) after a hard days shopping in Cheshire Oaks which is only a couple of miles away. Parking isn't great but a short walk does it. The first thing you'll notice is that it is a...More

1  Thank CurryholicDudley
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times now. The chicken tikka is my favourite. The food is so delicious and served on warm dishes. This is seriously the best Indian in Ellesmere Port. The chef's cooking is always great quality, and well prepared. The staff are...More

1  Thank ejg1991
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I went here with my family on Friday and it was a wonderful experience. I loved this place when I lived in the area and it is still great now. We are did the happy hour deal and the food was such good quality. The...More

1  Thank slocker1
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I had the happy hour and my wife had the Vegetable Thali. We had popadums, Veg Samosa, Chicken Madras, Naan, Chapati Pilau Rice. Veg Bhuna and more. The food was tasty and we finished off with coffee all for under £30. Enjoyed it enough to...More

1  Thank 1stFloridahome
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Visited last night and was pleasantly surprised with the better service and the food was excellent tried flavour some food not hot curries and the taste was fantastic. Great desert. Wife enjoyed the nice wine and a cheeky Irish coffee. Great evening worth a visit

1  Thank paulbyrne24
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Went for a birthday meal with my friends. Had the 'value menu' which is brilliant. Poppadoms to start, then a starter, main meal with 2 sides and a dessert all for £12. You can't beat it. The food was lovely, they don't skimp on portion...More

1  Thank Sue J
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We visited with family after not going for about 2 years. However, found the decor had gone shabby, carpet worn out in places. The selection was ok but some dishes had not been replenished and the remaining naan looked very dry and sad. We were...More

1  Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in a very unassuming part of the city, and normally you'd walk right past it. But the food was really, really good - the saag paneer especially. Worth the stop.

1  Thank Kurstin G
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Sue W
17 July 2016|
Response from Stephen T | Reviewed this property |
Kids under 5 eat free Over 5 is £4.90
Jayne L
3 May 2015|
Response from Toni M |
10.00 pm
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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, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59A Whitby Road, Ellesmere Port CH65 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Ellesmere Port
  • Phone Number: +44 151 355 9596
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