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The Cape of Good Hope

$$ - $$$, British,
66 Lower Cape, Warwick CV34 5DP, England
+44 1926 498138
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (23 reviews)
“fish and chips” (37 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
66 Lower Cape, Warwick CV34 5DP, England
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited this pub with our 9-year old son whilst visiting Warwick and, to be honest, looked for somewhere to eat on Trip Advisor and found this little gem! We phoned ahead (because we couldn't find it!) and received a very warm welcome. It wasn't...More

Thank Julie Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A by chance visit. Omg so glad we did. Had a sharing dish of lamb shoulder. So beautifully cooked, crisp outside, succulent inside. Veg very different and lovely. Would never eat carbs but Spanish potatoes were gorgeous. The setting of the pub is beautiful, very...More

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Cape of Good Hope after a gap of 10 years. We won't leave it that long again! The Cape remains a traditional canalside pub in part with a thriving Restaurant in the Lounge Bar. The food was varied, well cooked and presented...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night. Glad we booked as it was very busy. With good reason. The food is superb and the service second to none. A varied menu that is wonderfully cooked. Great selection of drinks. As a coeliac I was very impressed...More

Thank Mandi N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been staying in Warwick for the week to work and looked for a local for the time I was here. Came across The Cape of Good Hope and couldn’t be happier that I did. Been there for 4 out of the 7 nights I’ve been...More

3  Thank Jono E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for lunch, v busy, v friendly welcome, dark and cramped inside, smelt of fried food, huge menu mostly with chips, ate fish burger, pie and fish and chips, food didn't look appetising and tasted just OK, good sized portions, not v expensive. Overall we...More

3  Thank j w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I are staying in Warwick tonight and being South African, I was drawn to your gastro pub. Thank god I was. Ambience is that of a proper old school English pub, but the cherry on the cake was the amazing food we...More

1  Thank Clarelveldon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice canal side pub, if you like real ale great, if you like sky sports and massive tvs in both areas great. My new hubby had a real ale and veggie chillie and was very happy. However I was less so, opted for beer batter...More

3  Thank liz k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a little tucked away but well worth seeking out this canalside pub in Warwick. Called in here for a Saturday evening meal and it's a good job webooked as it was busy in teh early evening. Ideal for families, couples, small groups it's cosy...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a weekend break to Warwick and Stratford upon Avon and tried this pub rather than premier inn. Wasn't disappointed. Spaghetti "fruits de la mer" was great . So much sea food. Moule mariner a well. Try the Affogato. Great range of real ales...More

Thank codfish53
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Questions & Answers
2 October 2017|
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Response from loubill16 | Reviewed this property |
Ring the pub and ask before you go.
Abi M
16 October 2016|
Response from Emmajury |
No sorry. Christmas Day we just open 12-2pm for drinks. Our staff need a well earned break that day.
Toff E
3 October 2016|
Response from Emmajury |
As all our food is prepared fresh on site our chefs can cook anything for you. Let us know when you book the table & we'll ensure you're suitably looked after
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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 11am. 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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