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The Artisan Bar & Grill

1-3 Ryley Street, Coventry CV1 4AJ, England
+44 24 7663 2709
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-3 Ryley Street, Coventry CV1 4AJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We googled this Restaurant, looked ideal for a nice luncheon. Sadly mistaken, nothing like the pictures on the site. We were shown to a table and found the chair seat mended with Gaffer Tape, dust and cobwebs in the entrance hallway. Fireplace located behind a...More

1  Thank AEKtraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best steak I have ever had! The restaurant upstairs is lovely, downstairs is much more relaxed and with a few drinkers. The Sunday lunch also looked amazing, defo worth it, food was better than any chained restaurant!

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a PA I booked the Artisan for a Corporate Dinner, we were entertaining our Swedish business contacts. I have received nothing but praise this morning from my colleagues for the establishment and the food. Hotels, Theatre and a large public car all within a...More

1  Thank Diane W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were pleasant and obliging, but it is a restaurant serving traditional English Sunday lunch according to the bill boards.Sorry but the food was not traditional the Sunday Lunch menu was very modern and quality of meal could be improved. It was a booking...More

Thank Katusha64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for drinks with friends. Nice atmosphere & lovely staff and service. Quaint decor and secluded smoking area. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Christie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent along with fantastic staff. The 'homemade' pea and ham soup is to die for. I would recommend anybody looking for a great meal in pleasant surroundings to visit. The conservatory is an ideal venue for private functions. Staff are friendly and...More

Thank margaret b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day at work. Me and my wife attended the Artisan Bar and Grill after reading great reviews on TripAdvisor. My fillet was cooked to perfection and the smoked mackerel was to die for. Service by the young lad I think his name...More

1  Thank ryangodson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for my works Christmas do. Very historical building in the centre of Coventry. Wonderful food, friendly attentive staff & a great 80s disco downstairs. We had a wonderful night.

Thank Rach5710
Coventry82, Manager at The Artisan Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. We’re glad you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in Coventry as we were attending a conference at the Ricoh arena. We only had a main meal. We all had steaks. I had a fillet. It came with chips salad and tomato. Perfectly cooked and presented well. The staff were excellent....More

Thank JasonMac1
Coventry82, Manager at The Artisan Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jason. We’re glad you enjoyed your visit🙂

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After conference needed food. Wow, thanks Keown, Hannah and Lauren. Just what we needed chilled out great hospitality :-) and best of all food.

Thank Mark D
Coventry82, Manager at The Artisan Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Ryley Street, Coventry CV1 4AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7663 2709
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Set in the surroundings of a Grade 2 listed building, on the doorstep of the Belgrade Plaza, the former Watchmakers is a perfect place to eat, drink and relax with friends and family complimented by wooden beams, contemporary decor and open fires. Our bar offers an extensive range of drinks, from continental beers and a detailed wine list, to classic cocktails. We provide a good quality, home cooked, affordable menu. We welcome families and a Children’s menu is available. Whether it is casual dining, relaxed drinks or that special wedding or party event, we will happily cater for all your needs.The Artisan Bar & Grill is home to The Artisan Restaurant, a dining experience not to be missed. Occupying the top floor of the building, the restaurant has been entirely refurbished reflecting the informal but quality ethos that The Artisan stands for. Making the most of the finest locally produced ingreidents, our chef has put together a menu of fusion cuisine bringing our customers the best quality dining at a reasonable price.
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