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The Squirrel

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British, Bar, Pub
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Greyfriars Lane, Coventry CV1 2GY, England
+44 24 7622 6661
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We four ladies have been going to The Squirrel for lunch every Wednesday and we decided to have our christmas meal there. Ab fab, couldn't fault the price or the quality. Plus, of course, Mark and the guys were their usual wonderful, welcoming selves making the whole experience sublime. First rate pub, excellent grub!!!

Thank Dee M
Coventry, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Visited on a Tuesday lunchtime. Pub was quite busy but nevertheless we were served promptly and our food arrived quickly. For the price the food was very good - not outstanding but for £5 per person I wouldn't expect it to be. The staff were very hospitable and engaging.

Thank RichardWoodward162
Rugby, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Just visited the Squirrel to claim a free pint courtesy of Punch Taverns. Had hoped for Stella Artois but had to settle for Carling but then again it was free so it went down well!

Thank JonB1959
Bugibba, Malta
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

As I visited the pub to have a quick break prior to a meeting with a local solicitor I was surprised to find it like an open shop with legal staff talking about their ckients,not very good for confidentiality as it is quite obvious the local watering hole for local estate agents.Not that I want to know when having a... More 

Thank Robert F
Coventry, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Booked a party of 10 from work here last Tuesday. Table set up beautifully, and food delivered quickly and efficiently. Food was very good, and hot. Everyone present complimented the staff on the food, quick service, and the way we were looked after. They even wrapped to meat leftovers in foil for the dog owners on the table. A really... More 

1 Thank philmarsland2
Coventry, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

This place is set in the commercial bit of the town (not far from Inspire) and looks nothing from the outside but inside it is lovely. Plenty of seating (even though it is always busy), the food is good and well priced and there is not usually too much waiting at the bar. It is a pub and so gets... More 

Thank Evie D D
Coventry, United Kingdom
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330 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

In the heart of the commercial district of Coventry a watering hole that serves average food and drink to a range of interesting people. Here you can mix with lawyers, estate agents, local government workers and the general public. Even the odd petty criminal who has just left the nearby law courts. Its noisy, sometimes crowded, the food menu is... More 

Thank spencerstephen27
Coventry, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Went at lunchtime here. It was really busy and is obviously a popular location for office workers. There is outdoor seating both at the back and the front, and although the front is on the main road, it's not overly noisy. We ordered two sandwiches and a bottle of wine. The service was a little slow, but as I mentioned,... More 

Thank Christine M
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Came here for a quick meal and a drink in the sun filled garden. Food reasonably price very tasty tuna salad with chilly dressing. Large portion served in round dish. Why are soft drinks so expensive in pubs? It feels like it could be a popular place to come along to, strange to see boarded up windows at the front... More 

Thank PJG566
Neath South wales
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

This pub has a nice open fire and really good food for the price.The menu £3-£5 is well worth the money.Found the service excellent no issues at all.

Thank AlexNeathSouthwales

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
British, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Greyfriars Lane, Coventry CV1 2GY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7622 6661
Found within Coventry's Ring Road. The Squirrel is a perfect lunch or evening retreat to wine and dine with friends and family. With warm and comfortable surroundings with an open fire we pride ourselves on being cosy and inviting yet professional with our customer service.Our light lunch menu is ideal for those business lunches or simply to break up your shopping trip with the 'Gastro Style' Evening Menu more suited to a dining out experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?