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The Jail House Bistro

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Chapel Street, Nuneaton CV11 5QH, England
024 7664 2290
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Today
10:00 am - 5:30 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
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fab lunch

Met my friend here for lunch today. From walking through the door to a really warm welcome from the staff to the finish of our meals we really enjoyed our lunch. I had a chicken ceaser salad that was beautifully fresh and tasty. My friend had the steak and potato salad which she said was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Flo D
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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met my friend here for lunch today. From walking through the door to a really warm welcome from the staff to the finish of our meals we really enjoyed our lunch. I had a chicken ceaser salad that was beautifully fresh and tasty. My friend had the steak and potato salad which she said was excellent. The coffee was also... More 

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1 Thank Flo D
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Most Saturdays I visit the Jailhouse for good food ,great cider and a chill out Plenty of different foods on offer. Breakfast till12noon I recommend it as a great place to go Wonderful friendly staff.

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1 Thank Jen1928
Ansley
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Very disappointed. Meal was not as described on menu. No gammon. No crackling.hard roast potatoes and veg. Pudding was good and starter good. But xmas dinner was hugely disappointing. Not worth 55.00 pounds. .

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1 Thank Mary C
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Ordered a large fish and chips, they came out with 2 pieces of fish which looked like they been brought from iceland frozen (birds eye range) this was definatley not what i was expecting. for the location of the bistro you would expect a better chef and fresher food. chips was ok..peas very dry like they been cooked few days... More 

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1 Thank 997Ricky
nuneaton
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I often go to the Jail House(.Don't let the name put you off)Family run Bistro..Good choice of menu happy atmosphere

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1 Thank scattyann35
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

I have eaten in here for years now and it has always been fab! This is the kind of place that nuneaton needs more of. Great food and drink.

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1 Thank graham k
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Love this place for the atmosphere and the surroundings, the carvery is bang on with plenty of variety on the veggies to go along with your choice of meat...

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1 Thank MoiD101
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

My husband and I went for breakfast before embarking on a Christmas shop. Great breakfast, value for money and yummy. Just what the doctor ordered.

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1 Thank cazgads
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

I really don't understand how this place gets good reviews ??? Surely there is better eateries in Nuneaton ? Limited choice of evening meal Burger a wrap pasta or salad. I ordered a burger which was just a Burger with cheese on it frozen chips (which I hate) it's a sign of laziness to me when a restaurant serves frozen... More 

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3 Thank real B
Nuneaton
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Paid another visit recently. Food good, staff accommodating & ambience chilled. Lovely lunch with Hubby.

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1 Thank AngelaNuneaton

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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: British, French
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?