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The Scireborne Tavern

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Unicorn Lane, Coventry CV5 7LN, England
+44 24 7646 6745
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We went to have a drink and possibly eat but we waited a long time for first drink , then the second one ( because people has ordered 2 jugs Pims ) the wait and queue ridiculous so we It's left not staffs fault but system and number of staff not working Paul

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Thank Paul O
Coventry, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Menu cud improve...no leg of lamb in mint sauce gravey, any more. No roast meals during week days. No Traditional Homemade Lemon Merangue Pies, and Homemade Trifles etc (take away and eat in), in glass fridges on show...Many customers miss this....Rather disappointing menu .Sunday Roasts are Brilliant tho, altho lucky if can book a seat...meals on menu is an average... More 

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Thank viv61kw
Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Myself and my husband have visited this place several times and we have never had a bad experience until I went on Friday evening with my elderly Aunt. Granted the place was quite busy but whilst searching for a table there seemed to be quite a few empty ones they were littered with the remains of the last diners. We... More 

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Thank Janet W
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Another pub i used to love over the past 10 years but in recent months has gone downhill. The cleanliness is the biggest issue as the tables are always greasy,menus stuck together and food slopped on the floor and on the chairs. Stains on fabric and a general grotty atmosphere. The food takes a while to arrive but does taste... More 

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Thank gizzerdy
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

As near by i have visited this pub many times! It is now part of the hungry horse chain and i must say a huge improvement! Definitely recommend! Quick service, huge choice of food and all cooked how we wanted it. Theres even a tv at each booth table!

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Thank CuppaRosieLee
Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

reasonly priced good only thing that lets it down is hygiene problems dirty cultlery bucket stained on inside with stale food

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Thank Paul G
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

Went here a few weeks ago had only just reopened, food was good and the grandchildren certainly enjoyed both play areas, will go back when it is another little ones birthday.

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Thank Gwen W
Coventry
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Went there to-day for breakfast...what a bad decision that was! Arriving just after 10am there was just one other couple in the pub. When our breakfast eventually arrived we had to send both back as they were stone cold...I have never sent a meal back in my life before to-day! The place began to fill up and the complaints from... More 

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2 Thank Tommy1420
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

This pub seems to be having an identity crisis. Now renamed the unicorn - or is it hungry horse? So is it a horse or a bloomin unicorn? They are kinda confusingly similar? Have to say the up and down layout of this pub is annoying too, there's so many steps and up and down bits you have to watch... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

Had a mixed grill, not a good standard of service, glasses dirty when the bar man refilled them he filled them back up half way. Food was mediocre.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 24
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unicorn Lane, Coventry CV5 7LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7646 6745

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