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Rising Cafe - From the Rubble

Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, England
+44 24 7652 1235
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (59 reviews)
“cake” (30 reviews)
“salad” (34 reviews)
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American, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were delighted by the range of dishes available at this cafe, which is in the crypt of Coventry Cathedral. All meals are freshly prepared and cater for both small and larger appetites. We each had salads of stilton, apple, walnut and sultanas, served with...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent visit to this fine establishment . The service was brilliant and the food was first class.

Thank fbromley941
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting iconic Cafe in the basement of Coventry Cathedral which serves delicious food. The decor is interestingly quirky and the menu wide ranging. The helpings are generous and the service was excellent - a great place to eat as was evident from the fact...More

Thank DdraigGoch1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the staff for their friendly service and excellent food. The place was very busy but our food was served quickly and was as delicious as ever. My favourite place to eat in Coventry without a doubt!

Thank ian h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sandwiches are nice and the room is very nice and warm looking, service was good, I would go after 13:30 as it was very busy but overall I would go back again soon

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went into the cafe twice on Sunday, the coffee was good but the scones were poor. the scones were dry and crumbly and not Delicious as what we were expecting, we had cream and jam with them the cream was good but the jam...More

Thank STEPHEN782
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Third attempt at getting a table, so thought that deserved a review. Previously tried twice on a Saturday at midday when there was a queue and little communication re. likely waiting times, but Friday at 3.30pm was quiet. Probably the best coffee & walnut cake...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Took my granddaughters here for lunch. There were 5 of us and we arrived before the “rush”. We placed our order at the till and then sat and waited, and waited and waited for our cream teas and toasted sandwich. My coffee came first and...More

Thank Jackie K
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

After seeing the reviews and this being at the top of trip advisor some quite some time I decided to take a visit with my kids. First impressions - Not the easiest to find Cosy inside Cakes looked amazing A little cramped at some tables...More

Thank CaseyCoventry
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Nice food and drinks, often very busy and noisy and can be hard to be seated. Not too keen on the big square interior.

Thank VerityA21
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9 August 2017|
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Response from Tracey E | Reviewed this property |
Hi give them a call they are lovely :)
Laura L
18 January 2017|
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Response from legalbriefs | Reviewed this property |
Cox's St by the bus station. The café doesn't have its own car park, but you might be able to drop off in the cathedral private car park next to the entrance.
25 October 2016|
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Response from thico3 | Reviewed this property |
If in doubt book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 9
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7652 1235
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Rising Café serves home-baked goods, innovative classic dishes and great hot and cold beverages with a 1940s flavour. All proceeds go towards restoring lives broken homelessness and addiction as part of the charity work of Betel UK.
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