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The Establishment

) #99 of 495 Restaurants in Coventry ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Bayley Lane | The Old County Hall, Coventry CV1 5RN, England
+44 24 7622 2727
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“burger” (57 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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Bayley Lane | The Old County Hall, Coventry CV1 5RN, England
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11 - 20 of 479 reviews

Reviewed 12 May 2017

The very quirky place being the former county court. Chanderles and cells are all here, great looking place. Menu is what you would expect and is well presented. The place just lacks some thing at lunch time. I am not sure what it's like at...More

Thank nyoung28
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Really dissapointed by the waitress attitude. I asked if i can get a burger without sauce and the answer was positive, but when food arrived it was with sauce inside and she just slamed the wood plate on the table!

Thank Daniela T
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for a few pints and lunch with a mate. The venue itself is quite impressive and the history of it interesting. The staff were friendly enough. The drinks selection was a bit meh, no ales to speak of, if there were I missed...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 26 April 2017

visited The Establishment on Tuesdaybnight with my 18 year old daughter who unfortunately did not have any ID with her. We decided to stay for dinner but we're told that I could not have any beer as I might give it to her. We promptly...More

Thank Desmond N
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Fab night out, great atmosphere and nice drinks. Service is ace and garden is lovely. Good music and a wide range of people.

Thank amyjohnson067
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We often call in after a grueling session of shopping in Cov. Pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff, a good place to meet friends new and old. Nighttimes are jumping.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent afternoon catching up with friends that ended up going on into the evening. Drinks and atmosphere was really good and enhanced by the staff. Think it's under New management and you can see the changes already. Friendly and efficient service in particular from a...More

Thank Archibald1977
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

9 people 5 adults 4 older children. Birthday meal for our 14yr old daughter. 1pm booking. Restaurant was not overly busy yet the chef managed to burn a pizza, absolutely cremate the onions on a burger and over cooked a steak which was even menu...More

Thank LordNoshbat
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely sunny day, sat outdoors, very pleasant and that's where it ends! Ordered halloumi and avocado sandwich with side of chips. When it arrived we got Stone cold soggy chips, thin see through cardboard bread and a limp salad. I never complain I really...More

Thank Purplevongie
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We called in to this restaurant / bar mainly because we were interested to see the interior of the building. We stayed for a drink in the separate bar area. There is also a separate restaurant area. We decided not to eat as the menu...More

Thank LauraDaveJames
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bayley Lane | The Old County Hall, Coventry CV1 5RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7622 2727
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