Coventry is a great place to visit with plenty to do, whether it's taking in the breath taking remains of Coventry Cathedral which was bombed during world war 2, grabbing a bargain at the shops or stopping for a bite to eat.
Coventry is well served by our bus network - Plan your journey here:
There’s a big selection of great shops in the compact city centre of this fine city. Try the Lower Precinct for the best fashion places and some great cafes. You’ll find the Market Way, City Arcade, Shelton Square and Bull Yard areas always busy and jam packed with delightful smaller retailers and the circular indoor market.
Under cover West Orchards is the place for popular High Street brands, while Hertford Street is a good place to pick up quality items at bargain prices and those sought-after designer labels.
There's a host of places to eat in and around Coventry. Whatever your tastes you'll always find something; whether you're a meat lover or a vegetarian, whether you're eating on the go or need a sit down. Why not try:
Rising Cafe - From the Rubble (Priory Street), #1 of 490 on Trip Advisor
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.
My Dhabba (1-3 Lower Holyhead Road) #2 of 490 on Trip Advisor
My Dhabba is situated on the corner of Spon Street an historic street in the heart of Coventry. They serve authentic Indian and Pakistani cuisine and only the freshest ingredients are used for the vast array of dishes available.
The chef has over 20 years of experience in which he displays an instinctive ability to bring spices to life for a unique taste. The menu contains dishes that would be commonly found in restaurants throughout India and Pakistan with a delightful mouth-watering taste.
Bayley Lane Kitchen (24 Bayley Lane) #10 of 490 on Trip Advisor
Bayley Lane Kitchen is Coventry’s premier independent cocktail & kitchen experience, tucked away behind the city’s high street banking quarter. A theatrical vibe is created with sounds & smells of the simple yet delicious food that pour from the open kitchen.
Dick Whittington (The Belgrade Theatre)
Join Dick on his quest for fame and fortune and to see if the streets of London really are paved with gold. It’s the beginning of an exciting adventure. Can Dick find love, can his faithful cat rid London of Queen Rat and her hordes of little rats and will his dream of becoming Mayor of London ever come true?
The Belgrade’s brilliant comedy pantomime is packed with sing-a-long songs, amazing sets and extravagant costumes. Dick Whittington is an unmissable Christmas tradition, an enchanting tale of fame and fortune, heroes and villains, cats and rats for all the family.
See Santa at the West Orchards.
Santa will be showing his 3D "Rocket the Reindeer" movie in a 3D cinema and then seeing each child to share their Christmas wish list... Of course it is important that they are on the "good childrens list" Your child will receive a small token gift from Santa as well as great memories...
West Orchards DOES NOT CHARGE to see Santa, they won't try and sell you anything, no extra gifts, no photos. It's all completely FREE as their Christmas present to you.
Remember to bring your camera or smartphone to capture the magic when seeing Santa...
There is no need to book, however the grotto experience will get busy at peak times including weekends.