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“Hidden Gem” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Establishment

The Establishment
Ranked #14 of 30 Nightlife in Coventry
Attraction details
Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2014

We visited here for lunch and was overwhelmed by the level of restoration and decor. We received a warm friendly welcome from the staff and although they were very busy in the restaurant area and we had not pre booked they managed to seat us quickly. Our order was taken very swiftly and food did not take too long to arrive. Food was to a high standard and the staff met our every need. Would definitely recommend and the building is outstanding and well worth a visit.

Visited February 2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
73 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Nice Place but”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

Went here for lunch after University open day.
Place itself is really nice, comfortable eating arrangements, however our starter was ok the chicken and prune terrine was weird and didn't taste of much at all. Main course my son had pizza that looked tasty but the smoked bacon overwhelmed it so couldn't taste anything else.
I had the Mediterranean lasagna which had a small salad on plate. dish looked lovely but it came out with a dressing already on it which had mustard seeds in which is ok if you can eat them i cant.
There was a small spoon on mince on top of my lasagne and that was all if i had known i wouldn't of ordered it. We asked for dessert menu which we received then waited and waited and gave up. there were plenty of staff walking about however only one serving so we shouldn't of been left waiting. I was really looking forward to the dessert but im not prepared to sit for ages being left. Wouldn't eat here again if visiting Coventry.

Visited October 2013
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Banstead, United Kingdom
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1,141 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 462 helpful votes
“Great interior, good beer , beer garden, busy pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2013

The interior here is a wonderful mix of modern and the original fittings from its previous use as a court. The beer garden outside is lovely in the sun when there is any and the beer is well kept. Can be noisy at times but lots of people like a big lively pub. Staff efficiency decreases in direct proportion to the number of customers.

Visited June 2013
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice place.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

I love the history to this place & that they have kept the original features the old courtroom which includes the judge’s seat and the crown crest along with the viewing gallery and the dock.
We went on a saturday afternoon for a meal. The food was average, the main was ok but the dessert was horrible. There was a delay in getting our food but the staff were very apologetic. We did take pity as we could see they were struggling! It is a different place in the evening with loud music, makeshift dancefloor & reasonable priced drinks.

Visited May 2013
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013

Came here on Friday evening for a few drinks, service at bar was pleasant and quick, being offered a choice of relevant beer. Music was not too loud so therefore could stil hold conversations with people we were with. Toilets were spotlessly clean and with the added bonus of the make up and perfume lady in the womens ones. Will be returning on a lunchtime to try out the food but on first impressions looking forward to next visit.

Visited April 2013
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