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The Cape of Good Hope

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66 Lower Cape, Warwick CV34 5DP, England
+44 1926 498138
12:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Royal Leamington Spa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had lunch there for the first time and it was fantastic. We has three different meals all of which were great. A hidden gem which is an oasis of calm next to the water which makes you forget that you are still actually in a built up area. We shall return.

1 Thank scary-bob
Coventry, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a quiet pint alongside the canal and then decided to look at the menu, the food was excellent and will be going back some time. Although we live only a few miles away this is the first time we have eaten here, there is a little wait for food but that is normal for freshly cooked and... More 

1 Thank RoyPam
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At either end of the stairway to heaven you will find two pubs which could not be more different even though they both have a connection with the industrial past of the Midlands. At the top is Hatton Arms - not really what I was looking for. At to other end, however, is the Cape which is the heartbeat of... More 

1 Thank Adam W
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely setting, good beer, ok food, but very slow poor service. One hour wait for two Sunday lunches.

1 Thank JaneandRoger
Steve J, Owner at The Cape of Good Hope, responded to this review

We can only apologise our service wasn't up to its usual standard. It was one of our busiest days & we were a little short staffed. You can see from our reviews this isn't the norm. We'd be more than happy to make it up to you if you contact us at thecapepub@gmail.com & we'll send you a voucher. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in the nearby premier inn we chose to try this pub for an early evening meal Fortunately we had booked online because this wonderful pub was heaving. However we had good service and excellent good value food - the mixed platter starter was huge and excellent. The main course of fish stew was also great as was the real... More 

Thank tractorboy59
Warwick, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit often as local to our house. Always good food,although we tend to visit on Sunday for their roast dinner. Best to book a table in advance which is easy to do on their web site. Helpful staff,will move you to another table if yours is too small etc,happy to set up a tab, food hot and of consistent standard.... More 

Thank penny19542015
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were moored up opposite this pub on a canal boat and ready for a good meal - we were not dissappointed. The shoulder of lamb shared between two was fabulous, cooked to perfection so tender and falling off the bone. Deserts were good too - apart from the single ice cream, which being a tub was a bit of... More 

1 Thank Dawn G
Orlando, Florida
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We had the fish and chips and chicken, pancetta pie and beef pie and some beers. It's right on the river, with a strong smell of disinfectant coming from the toilets. Nice staff.

Thank Michael E
Warwick, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We eat at this pub at least once a month. Our visit last SUnday confirmed that it serves the best value Sunday lunch in Warwick. Always a good potion of well cooked meat and plenty of veg. This is also a good pub for real ale and good value wine. All staff friendly and helpful

1 Thank susan r
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Moored across from the pub/restaurant and had a superb evening. The food was fantastic and the service super friendly and efficient. The lamb shoulder (sharing for two ) and rump steak were cooked to perfection as was the chefs special pasta. Lovely evening enjoyed by all.

1 Thank EvDMG

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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
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Lower Cape, Warwick CV34 5DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Warwick
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 498138
Warwick's Best Kept Secret. A true canal side real ale pub. The water is a few feet from the front door, adjacent to Cape top lock on the Grand Union Canal. Open & Serving Food All Day Every day from 12 noon. We have 3 permanent real ales & 3 ever changing guest ales. We served Fresh Ingredients Real Food. Great food, Great beer, Great location.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?