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2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant

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R/O 74 Walsgrave Road | Ball Hill, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
+44 24 7767 1242
19:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quirky little part of Coventry celebrating Two Tone. Clean and bright restaurant. Friendly and attentive staff. I got the feeling that the people who owned the restaurant loved the restaurant and that what we got was good home cooking. A wide menu with halal options, vegetarian options and even a gluten free dessert.Good size portions. We enjoyed being with people... More 

Thank Chai M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely Jacket potato with curry they also did full English and Carabian all at reasonable prices.

Thank Desmond S
AngelaK486, Owner at 2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to write a review for us. We are so glad you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to serving you again. More 

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The best Caribbean food in Coventry, cooked & served by the friendliest staff & the owners are the nicest people you could wish to meet. 5*****

Thank Skybluenelly
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Cafe. Friendly service, a good brew and a really nice pork and stufing batch. Price was sensible and place was clean. I will pop in again

Thank MiniMammoth
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal with the wife. Lovely food and friendly staff. Had the mutton curry. Definately would recommend Simmer Down!

Thank Stephan B
Coventry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I have ate here so many times I love the food never once had a bad munch here and the service is bang on point friendly comfortable place to eat

Thank bizzle333
United Kingdom
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The menu features both traditional cafe fare and a selection of classical Jamaican dishes. My four colleagues and myself all opted for different dishes from the Jamaican lunch menu, none disappointed and all represented fantastic value. For not much more than ten pounds I enjoyed, Ackee & Salt Fish, Jerk Chicken, Rice & Peas and a can of Red Stripe.

Thank Mw071961
Andover, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Went to today after our visit to the Music museum, great food at reasonable prices, well worth a visit if in the area

Thank Darren T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

once again excellent food. although tucked away it's well worth taking the time to find it and have a full English!

Thank Dave H
Coventry, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Went to a private function in Knights Bar where Simmer Down were doing the food. Absolutely delicious: mutton curry, jerk chicken, beef curry, ackee and saltfish, callaloo, rice n peas, and of course dumplings! All served with grace and a smile. Can't wait to return for breakfast, lunch, or dinner - and maybe all three!!

Thank Flo S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$30
Caribbean, Jamaican, Cafe
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R/O 74 Walsgrave Road | Ball Hill, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7767 1242
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?