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Cafe Vin Cinq

25 High Street | Opposite Historic Rugby School, Rugby CV21 3BW, England
+44 1788 541304
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (69 reviews)
“cheese board” (19 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, International, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
25 High Street | Opposite Historic Rugby School, Rugby CV21 3BW, England
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1 - 10 of 691 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really is a gem of a restaurant, tastefully decorated with views of the interesting historic building opposite. Service was friendly but, not intrusive (thank you Josh). Great wine, starter and the Chateaubriand was superb (see photo). Will be booking here again when next down....More

1  Thank Stu C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the first time with my husband last night for an anniversary treat, definitely the right choice. The service was fabulous, we were given complimentary bubbles. The restaurant is stunning we were upstairs overlooking the stairs. Great ambience. We ordered ham hock terrine and...More

1  Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My self and partner visited again but first time since a change in dietary requirements for my partner. My partner emailed Anna about the situation and everything was great, she was understanding and professional as were her staff about the situation. The food was great...More

Thank Whitmore177
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front of house staff strived to give the best service and almost succeeded. The Vin Cinq pride themselves on their steaks, so for vegetarians, the choice is more limited. My wife had a puff pastry case (frozen pastry?) with a mono flavoured French onion...More

1  Thank Linda C
CafeVinCinq, Manager at Cafe Vin Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Linda C Thank you for reviewing Café Vin Cinq and for your positive comments about the quality of the service, although we must admit at being disappointed by much of the rest of your review. We wanted to apologise that you had an underwhelming...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Service and even better food. The warm welcome and beautiful surroundings. The restaurant has a vibrant atmosphere, with plenty of chat going on in the background. From the Ham Hock Terrine delicious starter, Two Rump Steaks cooked to perfection and to die for, beautifully...More

1  Thank Robin W
CafeVinCinq, Manager at Cafe Vin Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Robin W Thank you for taking the time to review Café Vin Cinq and we are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your recent meal with us. We really appreciate all your wonderful comments about your food and service, as they are part...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had entrees of pigeon and cheese soufflé both excellent and I wanted to lick the plate. We followed this with ox cheek and duck breast and again both excellent and had a dessert to share of 3 Gelatis with the pear being exceptional. All...More

1  Thank Hendrik T
CafeVinCinq, Manager at Cafe Vin Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Hendrik T Thank you for your lovely review of Café Vin Cinq and we really appreciate all your superb comments about our food and staff. Our primary goal is to ensure every one of our guests leaves Café Vin Cinq with a smile on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travel is part of my job I live in hotels eat out every night. The mark of a good restaurant that if something goes awry make it right. Care about what you do. E.g. have excellent customer service and serve food with passion and flare....More

Thank Mark E
CafeVinCinq, Manager at Cafe Vin Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Mark E Thank you for taking the time to review Café Vin Cinq and we are delighted to hear how impressed you were during your recent meal with us. As someone who dines out often, we’re sure you have visited a number of fantastic...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with three friends, Jack our waiter was extremely helpful throughout the evening. We all ordered different meals which were cooked beautifully, would definitely go again!More

Thank Princessdusty
CafeVinCinq, Manager at Cafe Vin Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Princessdusty We’re so pleased to hear that you and your friends had such a pleasant evening with us and we just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. It’s excellent to hear that you enjoyed your food so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat on a Monday. There is a special supper menu which is great value, forget the pizza places and go here instead!!More

Thank John R
CafeVinCinq, Manager at Cafe Vin Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear John R Thank you for reviewing Café Vin Cinq and we are so pleased that you were so impressed by your recent meal with us. We’re delighted by how much you enjoyed our Monday night fixed price menu, offering two courses for £18 and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very pleasant evening spent in the company of friends with excellent, well-priced and wonderful food served by extremely amicable and hospitable wait staff. Despite being the only party in the restaurant I was still highly impressed by the quality of the food, service and...More

Thank Jordan B
CafeVinCinq, Manager at Cafe Vin Cinq, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Jordan B We at Café Vin Cinq just wanted to thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely and complementary review. We try so hard to make every one of our guest’s experience a special one and so are delighted...More

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Denyse M
28 June 2017|
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Response from CafeVinCinq | Property representative |
Hi there Many thanks for reaching out to us; we offer a festive menu from 1 to 31 December. Would you like to book a table with us please? Warm regards Anna
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Kristie G
9 January 2017|
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Response from Karizzle |
Hi Kristie, Yes children are welcome early Saturday evening 😊 We open at 5pm!
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Amiwright
2 July 2016|
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Response from Linda R | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is seating downstairs but I am not aware if there are toilets on the ground floor as the one I went to was upstairs. But it is worth asking them as they may have alternative arrangements for customers who need this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$45
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 High Street | Opposite Historic Rugby School, Rugby CV21 3BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 541304
  • E-mail
Description
Multi-award winning, independent, charming and atmospheric French style restaurant, specialising in freshly prepared, (organic where possible) dishes, using locally supplied, and seasonal ingredients. Serving beautiful food, often French themed, but with plenty of choice to suit all tastes. Open to dine from Monday to Saturday. Join us for amazing food, or pop in to our über glamorous cocktail bar (voted Best Bar in Rugby!) Friday and Saturday. Know widely, and awarded for, its exceptional hospitality and passionate, articulate and vivacious staff - Cafe Vin Cinq provides an outstanding dining experience, where the customers' needs are anticipated and we hope, exceeded.
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