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Playwrights cafe bar & bistro

) #26 of 496 Restaurants in Coventry €€ - €€€ , British, European
4-6 Hay Lane | Cathedral Quarter, Coventry CV1 5RF, England
+44 24 7623 1441
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4-6 Hay Lane | Cathedral Quarter, Coventry CV1 5RF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a girls night out here... its a lovely little restaurant with great food and a good atmosphere. Great veggie selection and good prices as well. Definitely recommend eating here

Thank Debbie N
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my favourite place to eat in Coventry. The food is always delicious, well presented and served quickly. Service is efficient and with a smile. It gets very busy here with regular customers so booking is recommended. There is a specials menu which changes...More

Thank emmel1320
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pulled pork burger with sweet potato fries and onion rings, food was all really really really good, all was excellent quality, tastes amazing, was very well packaged and it was hot when it got here, I will have to swing by when I...More

Thank treemanjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't initially sure about this cafe as I couldn't seen anyone eating, they all seemed to be just having drinks. However I was pleasantly surprised with my club sandwich which was toasted with nice fresh chicken, salad and chips. The bacon could have done...More

Thank thingybob2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you to Playwrights in Coventry for creating a dedicated vegan menu. Myself and a friend came here and both enjoyed a cooked vegan breakfast and soya tea. Nice food, friendly staff and really good value prices! Vegan can be sure of a getting a...More

Thank VeganVenturer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is fresh and delicious with generous portions. It's in a pretty location and the decoration inside is very pretty. It's definitely worth trying, although I would recommend reserving a table. Plus there's a discount for students. Just perfect

Thank Mia J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, reasonably priced, good service in a cobbled stoned street of Coventry ( close to the cathedral). We ate dinner and breakfast there.

Thank nicolecoogee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and attentive staff; food is fresh and tasty, no highlights but solid; unfortunately it can get very loud, when busy.

Thank Arne B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our coffee and cake! Staff were very friendly and welcoming. The only downside was that the cake was precut onto plates and wrapped in cling film - so the plates had a little moisture on and the cake was soggy at the edges...More

Thank theCovMuddies
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I went for breakfast and had the full English which was delicious and generous. It was nice to be offered a choice of bread and it came with a free tea or coffee. My partner had eggs Benedict which was also very nice. My only...More

Thank Caileigh M
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Susan H
do you have a gluten free options
27 July 2015|
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Response from lisajones136789 | Reviewed this property |
god knows considering they think fish is for vegetarians.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-6 Hay Lane | Cathedral Quarter, Coventry CV1 5RF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7623 1441
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