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Walsgrave Road, Coventry CV2 4AF, England
02476451174
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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Get what you pay for

At less than £4.00 for a smaller carvery and lttle more if you want to include beef (don,t inform you of that till you order) you get just what you pay for...Go in the busy period and you have to quew,but at least there is a bigger turnover of food,hence, its normally hot.,not so when you dine off... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Alan H
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

All you can eat breakfast sounded good but very disappointing. The bacon was cremated, toaster was broken so had to have bread which was stale, however, replaced when complained. Food was only just warm. Requested scrambled egg but was told the trainee cooks them and he does not know he to scramble eggs! Paid 79p extra for a portion of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

The carvery is such good value and drinks are reasonably priced too. Lovely bar and family friendly. I have been many times with friends and couldn't fault it.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

At less than £4.00 for a smaller carvery and lttle more if you want to include beef (don,t inform you of that till you order) you get just what you pay for...Go in the busy period and you have to quew,but at least there is a bigger turnover of food,hence, its normally hot.,not so when you dine off peak, when... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Been here quite a few times and I still enjoy it. The carvery is dry good and you get a good enough portion. Then you get to fill your plate with veg and whatever else! Puddings are good too. Can't really complain really.

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22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very friendly service, both on the phone in the morning & especially from the chef! Although renate the bar lady was a bit grumpy. The chef was great with the kids, helpful and knowledgeable when I asked him questions too. Food- hot, fresh, could perhaps fo with more choice but for the money, the taste (lovely!) and how full we... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It takes ages to get served at the bar. The bar staff are friendly and polite. They really put in 100% to get to all as soon as possible, but as there are only two of them, they just can't keep up. It is a shame really.

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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Onestly I don't even know where to begin. Food cold, new potatoes overcoocked and horrible taste. Onion rings ? onion??? just batter. 45 minutes waiting for 2 main courses ( two simple chickens not even roasted) and pub not busy at all. A couple next to us has waited 40 minuter for a portion of onion rings. Never again. Not... More 

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

There was a time this place did a good Calvery. I really couldnt recommend this place ever again. It was once so much better.

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Coventry
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Visit the carvery regularly good value for money and a nice atmosphere. Staff are helpful which is really appreciated as I have a young baby

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Waited for one hour and thirty minutes for a carvery meal for nine people after being told there was a thirty minute wait. When eventually seated we were asked to move as the table was set for another group who had been waiting for forty five minutes. When we complained they acknowledged that they had made a mistake. Whilst at... More 

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  • Address: Walsgrave Road, Coventry CV2 4AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: 02476451174

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