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The Spon Gate

Unit 2M Croft Road | The Sky Dome, Coventry CV1 3AZ, England
+44 24 7662 7300
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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Mexican, Indian, British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Unit 2M Croft Road | The Sky Dome, Coventry CV1 3AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for food to the spon gate with my partner, the food was nice and the service was excellent. One person exspecially went above and beyond to make us feel exspecially welcome, that we stayed later than we exspected and had a fabulous night. VICTORIA...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another Wetherspoon's restaurant. They have a wide menu, from hamburgers to salads, but mainly fast food. The price is very reasonable, and the place and ambience is very agreeable. I would like to try their english breakfast one of these days.More

Thank Eduardo I
TheSponGate-Coventry, General Manager at The Spon Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Eduardo1, Thank you for your review It is always great to hear any feedback, We are pleased you enjoyed the ambience as we trying to be as welcoming as possible. Please do come try one of our breakfast, we are open from 8am...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went there for food befor going home and got 2 burgers and chips for a great price. Got our food from a guy called sam. Loved the service and good food sam always checked to see how things where. Very impressed. Will be back for...More

Thank curtis m
TheSponGate-Coventry, Manager at The Spon Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Good afternoon Curtis M, Really Glad that you had a great visit, We have passed the feedback onto Sam and he was really please that you had a good experience. We hope to see you again soon. Many thanks, Tom

Reviewed 7 June 2017

If you would like a beef burger WITHOUT a hole in then give this place a miss. Had two burgers cooked for me both with a big hole in and was told by the cook thats how they come!?! Know its cheap but this real...More

Thank JDMMP
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Avoid meeting in the City Centre - on the outskirts of the city, plenty of parking, good food at this clean and tidy pub

Thank spencerstephen27
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We visited today, wanted a meal to take away, no take away cartons, so no meal. Had a couple of drinks, then went to use Ladies loo. Dirty, No locks on doors, cracked sinks.. Not a good impression at all. Always thought Wetherspoons prided themselves...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Always the hub for a Hockey event at The Skydome next door. Even when full you get fast service with basic but tasty food and the endless coffee mug. Have always found the staff polite and helpful, the food and drink good and the toilets...More

Thank GBFlame36
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This pub is rammed full every play-off weekend, but the service this year on the Saturday lunchtime was appalling. 20 minute wait to be served as only 4 staff working behind bar. We were 4-5 deep at the bar at one stage. Satuday evening and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Called into The Spongate for breakfast before visiting Ikea, my husband had a large breakfast and I had a traditional and I have to say it was superb, it was all cooked well and hot! Thank you Big Pete for setting me up for a...More

Thank Sue B
TheSponGate-Coventry, General Manager at The Spon Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Hi Sue B, Glad to hear big Pete got you a good breakfast before your day of shopping. Come join us again soon! Thank you for taking the time to review us. Tom

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this Wetherspoon on a trip to Coventry. It is a very building located near to the Ikea. Very friendly staff and really nice bar with spacious layout. It is not a stunning building but it is a recommended Wetherspoon/bar to visit if you are...More

Thank northants90
TheSponGate-Coventry, General Manager at The Spon Gate, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Hi Northants90 Firstly thank you for taking the time to write a review on us....we love the feedback! glad you had a good experience with us and that the staff were friendly towards you also. Hope to see you back soon! Tom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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Average prices
US$18
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 2M Croft Road | The Sky Dome, Coventry CV1 3AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7662 7300
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Description
JD Wetherspoon opened The Spon Gate in July 2010. It's name derives from one of the gates to the walled medieval city. Part of the city's SkyDome Leisure Complex it offers the perfect place to enjoy a meal throughout the day and a few drinks when visiting the ODEON cinema or after a bout of shopping at nearby IKEA. We pride ourselves on our food service, cleanliness and atmosphere we provide at any point during the day or night. Part of the Lloyds No.1 Brand, music is played in the evening and there is a live DJ Friday and Saturday meaning The Spon Gate provides a relaxed great value drinking and dining option while of an evening it transforms into one of the city's late night hot spots and a great place to party the night away till 3am at weekends!
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