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The Good Honest Food Company

1C Gardenia Drive, Coventry CV5 9BN, England
+44 7914 756905
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (19 reviews)
“coffee cake” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1C Gardenia Drive, Coventry CV5 9BN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great find this was, due to other trip advisors, thank you! Good food, excellent service and realistic prices. Only slight downsides, no wi-fi (but you can use a local BT signal if you’re on that service) and only a cup and a half...More

Thank skyeblue42
Becky C, Owner at The Good Honest Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great review. We look forward to you visiting us again.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked a table for my daughters 10th birthday for her and a few friends. Beckie went through exactly what we wanted to serve, with great suggestions and taking all of her specifications for a birthday cake very seriously. Everything was perfect, the cake was...More

Thank sammyD80
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here between dance lessons with my younger cousin ( 4 years old) Lovely atmosphere, polite and kind service. Only had a pot of tea ( warmed me up after getting caught in the rain at the park) and my cousin had a lovely...More

Thank MaryKate2904
Becky C, Owner at The Good Honest Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you have discovered us! We usually have the Slimming World Weetabix Cake on the counter on a Thursday as our knit and Natter Group are partial to it :) Look forward to seeing you soon

Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

This is our local cafe in the village of Allesley in Coventry. The staff are really lovely and are genuinely happy in their work and it shows. Your breakfast is freshly cooked for you and is served lovely and hot with fresh tea or coffee...More

Thank Matthew D
Becky C, Owner at The Good Honest Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2017

Thank you for your delightful review! You picked up on all the things that we work hard on and are really proud of. :)

Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

I visited with a friend who lives in Allesley. We had sandwiches, an assortment of sweets, and traditional cream tea. Everything was amazing! I highly recommend the lemon cookies and the scones (with clotted cream and ham).

Thank neenandscadad
Becky C, Owner at The Good Honest Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again. :)

Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

I read the reviews - so thought I'd see for myself. It's true - there is limited choice, but what there is, is FRESH, mostly home made, fantastic quality and very tasty. Give me that any day of the week over masses of choice. These...More

Thank theCovMuddies
Becky C, Owner at The Good Honest Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2017

Wow! Thank you very much for this lovely review. The rhubarb in the cake you mentioned was from my garden. I'm so glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed April 27, 2017

A big thank you to the ladies of the Good Honest Food Co. for looking after me for a marathon eight and a half hours during which time I worked on my laptop and ate my way through breakfast, mid morning cinnamon toast with coffee,...More

Thank ambientetapas
Becky C, Owner at The Good Honest Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We were glad to be a "safe haven" for you and delighted that you enjoyed our food and our lovely little cafe!

Reviewed March 7, 2017

Went today for the first time and was very impressed with the food. All locally sourced with a list of suppliers on the wall. Very nice food freshly cooked. The staff are helpful and pleasant. It's very basic inside but spotlessly clean. Had bacon and...More

Thank poppy463
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

Nice food but a bit pricey for a cafe and not a massive choice especially if you're vegetarian. Staff are very friendly and you can park outsideMore

Thank Debbie N
Becky C, Owner at The Good Honest Food Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2017

I'm glad you found our staff very friendly - they are wonderful! We have a varied menu of light meals and snacks and over half of the menu is suitable for vegetarians including a meat free breakfast, omelettes, various things on toast and usually the...More

Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Popped in this morning for a swift breakfast, very nice, very clean, reasonable prices and friendly staff 😊👍🏼

Thank honestjohnnie
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August 27, 2015|
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Response from Becky C | Property representative |
We do,indeed, offer vegetarian and vegan food. :) We offer a meat free breakfast (cooked as genuinely vegetarian) and our menu offers a wide range of meat free options from things on toast to omelettes and more. The vegan... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1C Gardenia Drive, Coventry CV5 9BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 7914 756905
  • E-mail
A small cafe in the heart of Allesley Village offering fresh, tasty food and a friendly welcome. We try to use as much locally sourced or locally produced ingredients as possible. All our meat comes from the local butcher, our bread from an independent baker in Kenilworth and our cheese from a small cheesemaker in Earlswood, Solihull. Our tea, coffee and hot chocolate are Fair Trade. We do not use or store any nut products on the premises. We offer gluten free options where possible including gluten free cakes that are made on the premises. All our cakes and sweet treats are made on the premises. We offer a range of Meals to Go to eat at work or home, either fresh or frozen, and we offer a limited local delivery service. We are happy to provide a range of outside catering that will be tailored to your needs.
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