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2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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Nestled in the secluded courtyard of 2Tone Village this newly refurbished family run cafe & restaurant provides good food, good times and great service.Home of the Jerk Sausage 2Tone Cafe offers all day breakfast, and more, including Caribbean meals. The restaurant offers an enticing menu of good 'home' style cuisine for those new to Caribbean food and the connoisseur.2Tone Village where the stars of 2Tone are often seen dining, jamming or generally hanging out. Please check our website for open times of the Cafe & Restaurant and for up to date menus and events.
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch
British, Caribbean, Cafe, Jamaican
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews mutton curry ginger cake peas ackee and saltfish fried dumplings elk sausage plantains cakes caribbean food coventry music museum great cafe home cooked background music last friday prices are very reasonable lovely evening lovely atmosphere
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a groupon with my wife, what can I say. Amazing service, lovely food. No rip off prices. Just a really good night, went next door for a night cap at knights, same service and warm welcoming smiles. If you live in Coventry, get...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mattandsarah99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was bought a groupon voucher for here for my birthday in August so used it this weekend. Wasn’t sure exactly what to expect but had read the reviews and knew the food was going to be good 👍🏽. Arrived there and was greeted by...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SunkissedSpraytans
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As a large party, we had the buffet option. Lots of different foods to taste, the curried mutton was delicious, as was the simmer down mince, ackee and salt fish. Plenty of food for all, friendly staff, amazing ginger cake for dessert. The rum Cocktails...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Quality food - I wasn’t expecting that much in terms of quality or even quantity and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised! Love the location of the venue within the ‘village’ a hidden gem I feel!!! Personalised customer service, feeling like you’re the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Visited this establishment on a Thursday evening based on the good reviews I had read. We were pleasantly surprised, hosts were friendly and food was home cooked and extremely tasty. Food and drink prices were extremely reasonable. Overall a very enjoyable evening and experience so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Went to the simmer down restaurant for a family night out most amazing food. We were very well looked after. I would definitely recommend going here.I will be going again.🤗

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Killain M
Reviewed 31 August 2018

What can be better than enjoying amazing Jamaican food; served by thoughtful and warm staff; ska and rock steady playing in the background; surrounded by nostalgic 2-Tone artwork? I think it's the best cafe I've ever been to. I highly recommend it after your trip...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Leigh2tone
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had a surprise birthday party on Saturday at Simmer Down restaurant. The food, service and welcome we had was brilliant. Simmer Down is not just a restaurant it is a true experience of Caribbean food, hospitality and culture. The best way I would describe Simmer...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nigel O
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I was in Coventry as I figured it was about time I had a look at the Music Museum, and remembered a good breakfast last time I visited the 2 Tone Café. I was certainly not disappointed. The Full English comprises sausages, eggs, bacon, tomatoes,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hacendado
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Visit the Cafe whenever I get chance and love the mutton curry, rice and peas. Old school, traditional food and real character.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Laura G
1 October 2017|
Response from Sue P | Reviewed this property |
I understand they serve Vegetarian and gluten free . You are probably better off looking on the website . You can ask on there direct about their menu
Laura G
1 October 2017|
Response from AngelaK486 | Property representative |
In the restaurant we do have vegan suitable dishes on the menu. If you are coming to the cafe we are always able to do something off menu that is suitable for vegans.
4 May 2017|
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Response from Mrgreedy42 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know. They do have a website and a phone number. They are very responsive and reply to phone messages and emails. It's worth a visit we loved it and they are very friendly.
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