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Playwrights Bar & Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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$6 - $19
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Bar, European, British
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

We dropped as we were in the area and although them being fully booked, they managed to seat us in the waiting area. The food was delicious, arrived quickly and the service was second to none. We'll be coming back and remembering to book ahead...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch with a friend. The service and food were excellent and the price was reasonable.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Bakingmad1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at Playwrights yesterday for the first time, in spite of living in Coventry for years. I'm glad they're on Meerkat Meals so that I was inspired to try eating there! We went for Sunday lunch. Now... Sunday dinners are not my favourite thing...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank emmatkemp
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Playwrights early last month, My partner ordered the Lamb Shank and i ordered the Chicken Burger. The Lamb Shank was very tender and delicious, the roast potatoes were spot on. The Chicken Burger was huge with lots of flavour and came with chips...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for breakfast today for friends birthday, exellent service staff were very helpful. Would definately recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Marilyn E
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant is very small but cosy. We were a table of 11 and situated in a long line which made conversation difficult as there was a lot of back ground noise. It was a weekend night so expected to be busy. The food was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Jools P
Reviewed October 6, 2019 via mobile

We called in after visiting the Cathedral. The menu was fantastic and nearly everything seemed to be gluten free or had gluten free options. Staff were really friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Pembrae
Reviewed September 24, 2019

After completing the Cycle Ride around the Ring Road in early September, I headed straight for where I knew the breakfast would be good! Thank you again, super visit.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 111jcw
Reviewed September 19, 2019

Deliberately avoiding the chain coffee shops and restaurants in the area we dropped in to this family run bistro for morning coffee and then returned for a light lunch. Its welcoming and friendly - great coffee and a good menu including vegan options. We are...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 324IanB
Reviewed September 18, 2019

Just got back from a birthday celebration meal with the family. I've walked past Playwrights more times than I can remember over the years, and I cannot believe the quality of the food on offer right under our noses. Having been in the Catering industry...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Emma P
May 23, 2018|
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Response from shortbutsweet25 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just seen your question. You can always park at the SkyDome near Ikea.
November 16, 2017|
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Response from Playwrights | Property representative |
Hi, we allow children and babies into the restaurant, we have a baby change facility and high chairs, get in touch if you wanted to book a table.
Susan H
July 27, 2015|
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Response from sarahmacIM | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I believe that Gluten free options were available as was vegetarian and vegan
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