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The Jail House Bistro

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Bar, Bistro
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Chapel Street, Nuneaton CV11 5QH, England
024 7664 2290
Today
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 11:45 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 6:30 pm

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Popular

Looks nice from the outside, inside decor ok bit tardy and a little cramped but one of the better daytime eating places in Nuneaton. Well located and service is fine. Food is ok well presented and prices are average. Wish the staff would smile more :)

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
Maria S
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Looks nice from the outside, inside decor ok bit tardy and a little cramped but one of the better daytime eating places in Nuneaton. Well located and service is fine. Food is ok well presented and prices are average. Wish the staff would smile more :)

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

One of the better Nuneaton "eateries", always a reliable lunch and a decent selection of drinks. Especially recommend the Bavarian Chicken Salad

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have been several times in the last year. Service is good and friendly. Food of course is personal taste, for me I can find things I like from the menu. May be slightly high priced but OK.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

went for lunch with my wife, she chose the Bavarian Chicken Salad, the chicken was inedible, wrapped in Bacon, cut into 1-1.5 inch slices and stuffed with a solid lump of something that was meant to be cheese. Needless to say she couldn't eat it. I opted for a burger meal, the coleslaw and chips were excellent however I have... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Went there three times within the past week or so and am totally recommending it. One local called it 'best place in town' and I think it truly falls into this statement. Nice atmosphere, good location. Polite staff and good food.

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Bedworth, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My brother and I often call in on The Jail House on a Saturday afternoon. It is close to the Rope Walk so very convenient. Staff are friendly and always give us a warm welcome. Orders are efficiently prepared and represent good value for money. The menu is varied and contains many interesting combinations of flavours. Just visit for yourself... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

The only decent palace in Nuneaton that you can go and eat- and they have live music events on selected evenings with a fantastic atmosphere!!- a must try..

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Went for lunch,staff were lovely. the food was nice,if a little overpriced,had the omelette which strangely came with toast! the sandwiches were very nice tho. service was quick and the coffee was very nice.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Lovely little Bistro, we could only stop for a drink unfortunately. Great staff and surroundings, lovely to sit outdoors. Beats the chain cafes.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went on Christmas Eve with my wife. The restaurant was busy but we managed to get a seat. The service was good and attentive. however the food had little or no flavour. The pricing is reasonable however I'd prefer to pay more and get better quality food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chapel Street, Nuneaton CV11 5QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Nuneaton
  • Phone Number: 024 7664 2290

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Bar, Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?