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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went shopping this morning only to find M&S was closed as it’s Easter Sunday, amateur mistake on my part. Wanting a Sunday roast I thought of Playwrights, I was hoping they would be open for deliveries and thankfully they were. I have dined in...at Playwrights on a few occasions pre-lockdown and I have always enjoyed the food. I have also seen pictures on social media from friends who have had a home delivery and it always looks lovely. The food arrived within the time slot I was given when I ordered it. The presentation was lovely. I had roast beef, the good lady had chicken and our son had a kids chicken meal. The food was fabulous. I couldn’t fault it in any way. I highly recommend Playwrights. Thank you to all the staff for an excellent service.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 7, 2021

Can’t fault their Sunday roast, we had prawn cocktails starters and the roast beef and trimmings It was delivered on time by pleasant young gentleman , the meal was 5 star, will be ordering again very soon ! Thank you !

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed January 24, 2021 via mobile

We are currently self isolating so ordered a Sunday roast with desserts. We had the roast beef. It arrived early, was dropped off by a lovely friendly lady with a nice smile. Food was still hot when it arrived and was delicious. It’s the first...time I’ve ever ordered from here and can highly recommend it. Everything came well packaged, well labelled (I’m gluten free) and was so tasty. The gravy was delicious. Thank you so much.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed December 29, 2020 via mobile

We had Christmas Day dinner which was delivered after we had to change our original plans due to Covid. It was delivered at the time we requested by a friendly and festive lady. We had two courses and the food was excellent. Loads of food-...turkey with all the trimmings. We were well and truly stuffed afterwards. This was our first time ordering from Playwrights and we will be doing it again. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 19, 2020

It was my work Christmas do (Zoom of course) and I was feeling sad not to have the opportunity for a three-course meal with friends. Playwrights to the rescue! They have an amazing offer on Friday nights where they will deliver within Coventry for free...(£12 for one course, £16 for two courses, £20 for three courses, £2 steak supplement). I decided on the regular menu, but they are also running a festive menu for the same price, although I'm not sure which days this can be delivered. My housemate and I shared halloumi fry starter, then I had steak and chips for main with crumble for pudding, while she had the beefburger for a main. I was worried that the food wouldn't be good because it had travelled, but I needn't have worried. It hadn't stayed hot, but it came packaged in microwavable containers (mainly paper and cardboard-based except that the sauces came in plastic). After a quick blast in the microwave, the food was almost as good as if it had been served up in the restaurant. I asked for my steak to be cooked a little more rare than usual, and that was a good idea, as my medium rare steak was definitely medium by the time I ate it. Nonetheless, it was perfectly cooked and easily cut with an ordinary table knife, which I think says a lot. My housemate confirmed that the burger was very tasty, too. Same for the starter and the pudding. It all came with sides - salad, onion rings, tomato, coleslaw, custard etc. All in all, a great experience which was a real treat for us and great value. Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 17, 2020

We ordered the festive works takeaway for a socially distanced work Xmas lunch today. The service was excellent, easy to book and delivered promptly and the food was great.... thanks

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 15, 2020

Office of 9 people thoroughly enjoyed a fantastic at work festive menu. Delivered on time, all food was hot and delicious and all were extremely happy with the quality of food. Would 100% recommend.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed November 14, 2020

We have really enjoyed eating here when restaurants were open and, though sceptical of delivery food, thought we'd try it and were really pleasantly surprised. It was easy to order, albeit from a necessarily limited menu, and were able to ask for different options from...that described for the food. The food arrived promptly, was well sealed and presented in the boxes and was hot. It was also as delicious as we remembered so well done Playwrights, we had a lovely Friday night meal. Thank you and we would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 2, 2020

Had a very enjoyable evening meal. Wide menu choice with a lot of specials. Staff very friendly, and were keen to ask if we had any vouchers or special offer codes we needed to use - nice to see them being totally up front with...this. Nicely located just by the cathedral quarter.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 28, 2020

My wife had a coffee with a friend of hers here a couple of weeks ago and wanted me to visit with her today. It was early afternoon when we arrived having walked up to the canal Basin from West Orchards. There are tables and...chairs outside the restaurant which would have been perfect from a "Covid" point of view but we opted to eat inside,given the cold wind blowing. The interior was "Covid-19 Secure" with tables socially distanced and hand sanitiser available. The menu was extensive with plenty of choice although we only wanted a light lunch. My wife chose the club sandwich and I had a mushroom omelette,both of which were served quickly by the lovely waitress who really made us feel welcome . Although we walked up from the city centre,there is meter parking alongside the canal basin. The location is literally in a quiet backwater alongside the canal only a stone`s throw from the hustle and bustle of the city centre and we can`t wait for our next visit to take advantage of this little gem !!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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February 3, 2021|
Response from Playwrights | Property representative |
You can make payment either cash or card, or by bank transfer, whichever is easier for you. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.
February 15, 2020|
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Response from williamjK186PC | Property representative |
Yes we do. We serve breakfast, 10am - 12noon Sunday - Thursday and 9am - 12noon Friday & Saturday. William
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Sorry just seen your question. You can always park at the SkyDome near Ikea.
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