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Sovrano Caffe

8 Smithford Way, Coventry CV1 1FX, England
+44 24 7655 0249
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
8 Smithford Way, Coventry CV1 1FX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I have reviewed this place before and always rated it highly however things have changed for the worse. Two adults and two children for lunch on Saturday. the tables outside were full but there was plenty of space inside. We waited almost 15 minutes for...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fantastic little café in the heart of Coventry. I visited here for a light lunch with my daughter after a recommendation. And so glad we did. We found a table in the corner upstairs, next to the window. There was a bookcase beside...More

Thank HopX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have tried here several times over the past couple of years, hoping it would improve and I wouldn't be left waiting for hours. Sadly not. Today I went inside and said I would be at an outside table and be ordering tea. Waiter said he...More

Thank salclem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to Sovano today. Funny, we are frequent visitors to Coventry and have only walked past. Today we decided to try it out and were pleased we did. We both enjoyed excellent coffee and breakfasts. The vegetarian breakfast was delicious and so...More

1  Thank MRB01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly visit Sovrano with friends for coffee or something to eat. It's a very cosmopolitan place with an interesting tasty menu. The staff are friendly and the service is very good. You never feel pressurised to hurry and the whole experience is relaxing. Sovrano'...More

Thank addonnis
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We decided to visit the Sovrano on a recent visit to Coventry. It was very busy both inside and outside. In the first 10 minutes of being downstairs we were asked by 5 waiters if we were being served. As the time went on the...More

Thank breanorlad14
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Visited today with my friend, my 4th visit but first time for my friend. We were not greeted by any of the staff and I had to approach them to ask if there was a table available upstairs. Ordered a drink and panini each, drinks...More

Thank janicewaudby
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We are an elderly couple in our 60's. Around 2.05pm on 21st July 2017, we entered the establishment. One person was at the service counter - he seemed to be paying a bill. He then left. We then stood at counter for about 3 minutes...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have eaten here at lunch time on several occasions. On the last occasion food was very slow to arrive - 40 mins for two paninis but we gave it another chance this week. Again, we found service slow and the staff seem to be...More

Thank emmel1320
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We visited this café a few months ago for a coffee, had a look at the menu and ordered some food as well. We were taken by a surprise to see how delicious the food looked and tasted. The Bruschetta, pizza and pasta are out...More

1  Thank pallaviprasadgv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Smithford Way, Coventry CV1 1FX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7655 0249
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