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“Friendly welcome,good food,good beer and wine-lovely!”

The Warwickshire Lad
Price range: US$10 - US$28
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We are a country pub with fabulous home prepared food We strive to give you the best of what we have food service real ales we also have our own brew the lad check our websiteLike us on Facebook
Warks.England
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“Friendly welcome,good food,good beer and wine-lovely!”
Reviewed 10 July 2011

The new proprietors have changed the name from The Old Royal Oak back to the original “The Warwickshire Lad” and, after a total refurbishment this is now a very busy and successful pub/restaurant. There is a welcoming Traditional bar/snug with a good selection of lagers and beers including Hooky, Black Sheep and San Miguel and with decent wine from £2.75 a glass. An airy restaurant area leads off from the bar and there is a covered loggia outside as well as a garden area with a dozen tables for those warm lunchtimes and evenings.
We have eaten twice, evening and lunchtime, in the couple of months under new ownership and we were delighted with the quality, and the presentation of the food. The lunchtime menu is tremendous value at £4.95 with a choice of a dozen dishes with substantial salads, baguettes as well as traditional dishes such as sausage and mash, liver & onions, pork chops, fish and chips etc. There is also a specials list which has include dressed crab salad, chicken liver salad and chicken in green pepper sauce- all priced at less than £10. Great haddock and chips!
The evening A la carte again has a wide choice with starters (including brie in beer batter, battered black pudding and home made soup) at £4-£5 and substantial mains averaging £10 although a special fillet will cost you £17.The chefs specials also feature in the evenings.
The portions are substantial, freshly prepared and served with good salads (love the dressing) or fresh vegetables with a choice of potato. Wines are sensibly priced with house wine at £14-or by the glass.
The new proprietors have really turned this place around with Gaynor, front of house, and hubby Anton preparing the food with a “home cooked feel” They deserve to do well.

  • Visited June 2011
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