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The Malt Shovel

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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39 Grange Road | Hartshill, Nuneaton, England
+44 24 7639 2501
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's been a while since we came here last on a Sunday. And the common theme on both times and previous times before that is 'the meat is so dry' it's like eating crackers! The atmosphere wasn't particularly welcoming and we didn't feel encouraged to stay for a pudding. The price is very good and some elements of the food... More 

Thank srettah
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was well cooked,tasty and plentiful.The atmosphere was noisy but pleasant as there was a private birthday party taking place in the same room,because of this we had to wait for an hour before we were served.I do think we should have been advised about the party when we booked the table to allow us the choice of going... More 

Thank Colin R
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We attend here quite regularly due to the fact it's classic pub grub and really well priced can't think of a bad meal I have ever had here. The staff are always great in there and if they can squeeze you in somewhere they will but I would recommend booking anywhere around the weekend! As this is a pub as... More 

Thank Andy E
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with a group of 7 friends. Very extensive menu and good service. Good portions are massive too much to finish! Quick service and friendly staff. Only thing that was an issue was that it was really cold in the restaurant.

Thank Wendy Polly M
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was born and raised in the village of Hartshill,a gorgeous little village about a twenty minute drive from Birmingham airport,Hartshill was a famous roman garrison,you have to climb a hill on all sides to reach it,just a five minute drive from mancetter where queen Boudicca of the huge icea tribe,up from the Suffolk/Norfolk area,it was her final battle,the romans... More 

Thank johnwhite13
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited the Malt Shovel many times . The standard is allways very high on both food and service. Booking is advisable as always very busy.

Thank Stephen B
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Me and my Friends come here at least one week. I would recommend calling first as they do get busy. We often sit in the bar Food is always lovely and hot. Portions are massive!

Thank Nicola F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Family ordered Sunday roast lunches. Ample portions as large size and well cooked. Very good value. Quick, friendly service and everyone enjoyed their meal. Highly recommended.

Thank John C
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90 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Hadn't eaten here for years, kept hearing great reviews, Tried it for a birthday meal. The food was really nice and there was plenty of it. Staff were good looked after us very well, served 6 adults and 3 kids better than any big restaurant. Good play area for the kids.

Thank bodhi415
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited here last night for the first time after reading all the great reviews and we were certainly not disappointed! First of all, the restaurant is so cosy and has a lovely atmosphere, the staff are lovely but most importantly the food is beautiful and freshly cooked. The portions are absolutely massive - you are definitely... More 

Thank Beckie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Grange Road | Hartshill, Nuneaton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Nuneaton
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7639 2501

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?