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White Friars Old Ale House

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Traditional Real Ale Pub

As other reviews have suggested this is a real gem in the heart of Coventry, with lots of character... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
jfarnhill
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Heaven on earth

Real ale, real tunes, real old pub, real people. We had the most awsome night here, when we're back... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2016
marthaandalan
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24 Jul 2016
“Traditional Real Ale Pub”
21 May 2016
“Heaven on earth”
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114-115 Gosford Street, Coventry CV1 5DL, England
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

As other reviews have suggested this is a real gem in the heart of Coventry, with lots of character and plenty of nooks and crannies to sit and catch up in. Add on top the wide selection of good value real ales and it's a...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Real ale, real tunes, real old pub, real people. We had the most awsome night here, when we're back for the Rugby we'll be straight in here

Thank marthaandalan
Reviewed October 16, 2015

I was recommended this pub by my ( with respect ) much younger fellow students at Coventry Uni. As a Building alone it is an amazing piece of 500 odd year old history the stained glass windows and old oak beams say it all. friendly...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2015

I attend the pub quiz on a Tuesday and its a great atmosphere. Locals and new folk come in for a reasonably priced drink. Lots of unusual nibbles and sandwiches available. I have attended social parties in the upstairs room and the staff are always...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Have been visiting this pub for years. My partner and I have just popped in for a drink the bar man was chatting when we walked in ignoring us. My partner asked for two drinks the barman said "please" then continues to say say please....More

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Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

It's a great venue for a drink. Old school pub with a traditional feeling. Great atmosphere. friendly staff. good night

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Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

A lovely old building with some of the best ales available in Coventry. The food is perfect and very tasty, it is amazing the quality of food that comes from the tiny kitchen.

Thank John N
Reviewed December 4, 2014

Amazing old pub presumably with original timbered interior and a series of small rooms around a triangular bar. Several cask ales on offer from micro-breweries, plus hand-pulled cider. Comprehensive range of nibbles including caramel-coated nuts (never seen them before) and, for the true afficionado, Marmite...More

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Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

The building is very old to the point that gives the impression that it's going to cave in any time, however I found it unique and cosy. Not a posh place by any stress of the imagination, yet authentic and with a lot of character....More

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