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“More a place for a Rave than a meal!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of The Castle

The Castle
7 Little Park Street, Coventry, England
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Ranked #179 of 401 restaurants in Coventry
Cuisines: British
Description: This is a public house that serves food
Restaurant details
Description: This is a public house that serves food
Luvverley Devon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“More a place for a Rave than a meal!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The Castle's website showed a good atmosphere and menu but we ignored the warning signs that this was also a great venue for parties etc. The music was deafening wherever we moved to and cut out any sort of conversation. The staff seemed friendly enough but not the most attentive I.e. when we ordered drinks we were given doubles instead of singles and only found out when we got the bill! The food was the worst though - we were given the wrong meals and, despite telling the waitress she was wrong, she still argued that she wasn't. The steaks were the toughest we could remember eating but still weren't as hard as the steel pellets disguised as peas. The review is poor but it could be down to us mistaking it as a place for a family meal.
We definitely won't be returning unless as a brief stop on a pub crawl.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Coventry, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Lovely place.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I have never eaten here but I quite often visit The Castle for 'pre-drinks' before heading to the nightclubs.

The drinks are very reasonably priced and you can get a variety of fish bowls for just £7! Absolute bargain. The staff are always friendly and helpful. Modern music is always played and it is a great spot to get you in the mood for clubbing.

There are also televisions located around which usually feature either sports or news so you can keep up to date with what is going on.

The only reason that I have rated it 4/5 instead of 5/5 is that it can often be very crowded around 11/12pm on weekends, but both before and after that, it is great. The entry is also free which is an unusual benefit.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cavan, Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“spotless”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

the castle is a lovely place the staff were friendly and the food was very good the place was also very clean

Visited April 2012
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Good food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

Good food, but nothing spectacular. Nice people, good location.

Visited August 2011
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SE London
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“okay food, good atmosphere.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We ate here early in the evening. the clientele are mostly young people. Typical pub grub - nothing special.

Visited February 2012
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