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2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant

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R/O 74 Walsgrave Road | Ball Hill, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
+44 24 7767 1242
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Fri - Sun 19:00 - 23:00
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Researched this restaurant on trip advisor when visiting Coventry with friends. Well worth the trip. Tricky to find so ask. Food was fabulous, mixed platter starter for 4 was a great introduction to Caribbean flavours. All main meals were delicious, oxtail and broad bean stew and brown chicken stew. Roast beef In a rum sauce was a revelation. As it... More 

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Thank Mrgreedy42
Ballymoney, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch in the cafe. It was a Monday and the restaurant wasn't open. Had the jerk chicken burger and fries. Excellent and very reasonably priced. Had to wait for someone so was there for a couple of hours and had a couple mugs of coffee. Only £1.10 mug!!! To top it off the venue is decorated with images from... More 

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Thank Ulsterman
AngelaK486, Owner at 2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time out to do a review for us, we are glad you enjoyed your food and drink and surroundings. Hopefully see you next time you are in the area. Kind regards Angela More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on Saturday evening, very friendly people can't do enough for you, even opened restaurant early and took my order half a hour early so we could get off to see Nevell stapples. Food is out of this world and beer is good too, thanks for all you did Anthony bellars

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our second visit to Simmer Down Restaurant and it certainly won't be our last. Puzzled that we were the only ones in on Friday night as the quality of the food is superb. Maybe it's the homely, no frills decor but to me it adds to the atmosphere. The owners and waitress are so friendly and the food is full... More 

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AngelaK486, Owner at 2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your return visit, and for taking time out to write a review it is much appreciated. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your food and we look forward to welcoming you to the cafe one day. Many thanks Angela, Alph and all at Simmer Down More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Quirky little part of Coventry celebrating Two Tone. Clean and bright restaurant. Friendly and attentive staff. I got the feeling that the people who owned the restaurant loved the restaurant and that what we got was good home cooking. A wide menu with halal options, vegetarian options and even a gluten free dessert.Good size portions. We enjoyed being with people... More 

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AngelaK486, Owner at 2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to write a review for us we are so glad that our passion for our food was evident, and that you enjoyed your meal and your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again with your friends! All the best Angela, Alph and all at Simme Down More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Had a lovely Jacket potato with curry they also did full English and Carabian all at reasonable prices.

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AngelaK486, Owner at 2 Tone Cafe & Simmer Down Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to write a review for us. We are so glad you enjoyed your meal and we look forward to serving you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The best Caribbean food in Coventry, cooked & served by the friendliest staff & the owners are the nicest people you could wish to meet. 5*****

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Cafe. Friendly service, a good brew and a really nice pork and stufing batch. Price was sensible and place was clean. I will pop in again

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a meal with the wife. Lovely food and friendly staff. Had the mutton curry. Definately would recommend Simmer Down!

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Thank Stephan B
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

I have ate here so many times I love the food never once had a bad munch here and the service is bang on point friendly comfortable place to eat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$30
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R/O 74 Walsgrave Road | Ball Hill, Coventry CV2 4ED, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7767 1242
Description
Nestled in the secluded courtyard of 2Tone Village this newly refurbished family run cafe & restaurant provides good food, good times and great service.Home of the Jerk Sausage 2Tone Cafe offers all day breakfast, and more, including Caribbean meals. The restaurant offers an enticing menu of good 'home' style cuisine for those new to Caribbean food and the connoisseur.2Tone Village where the stars of 2Tone are often seen dining, jamming or generally hanging out. Please check our website for open times of the Cafe & Restaurant and for up to date menus and events.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?