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Average for a drink

It was OK, nothing amazing, pleasant, had a drink there, fairly standard fare with drinks, the... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Warwick, United Kingdom
Disgusting Toilets

I'm sure Wetherspoons once prided themselves on toilets! The gents here are a disgrace.....one has... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2015
Neil C
Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
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18 Aug 2018
“Dirty and sub standard food”
13 May 2018
“Worst 'Spoons ever!!”
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Visited for a quick lunch with my teenage daughter. We usually like a Spoons for the value for money and reasonable food. I think we’ll make this an exception. It is mucky. Dirty carpets and seating and sticky tables. Our menu had most of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KimT206
Reviewed 14 May 2018

There are many critics of Wetherspoons - I have visited many excellent venues, such as Worcester, Bournemouth, Rugeley, Uttoxeter, Stafford, Batley. This is by some distance the worst I have ever seen. The furniture is filthy, ripped and torn, with stains on every seat I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

It was OK, nothing amazing, pleasant, had a drink there, fairly standard fare with drinks, the staff / service was just about OK could be better, right in the centre of Coventry, two levels, food is served there also, but this trip was just for...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We passed through on a night out and really couldn't knock the place. Good drink. Great atmosphere. Job done.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank DangerousPaddy
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Chose this place as convenient after visiting the cathedral, plus they had a varied menu posted. Good crowd seated outdoors indicated that they must be doing something right. Found a nice table up in the balcony/galllery, and ordered from a helpful and courteous bartender. Went...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank SevernSailor
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Disappointed yet again! Came in on a Thursday afternoon (curry day),only to find out that they had run out of the chosen one! My son ordered a chicken /rib combo. Chicken was stone cold. They only offered to heat up. Very poor service indeed. This...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

After visiting for a meal and a pint with a few family and friends I put a glass down on a table and it shattered in his hand which left him a tiny cut After telling the bar staff and asking for another drink the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Ben H
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

I'm sure Wetherspoons once prided themselves on toilets! The gents here are a disgrace.....one has been out of order months....and another had broken toilet roll holder....therefore, have to get of a urine lined floor....disgrace!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Neil C
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We discovered this haven as refugees from the "Flying Standard" and felt that we had truly landed on our feet. Great food and service, apologies for our disappointment at their sister pub (T.F.Std.), a tranquil vista across the grassy square and at the floodlit baroque...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Epicureanist
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Whenever I visit the great city of Coventry I always come here because I know I will get a good meal and a decent pint. Popped in here today for a quick pint and a meal and wasn't disappointed. Excellent service. Bar man called me...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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