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Golden Cross

8 Hay Lane
Coventry: City Centre
COVENTRY
CV1 5RF

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 7.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9 Mon - Sat
12 - 5 Sun

About the Pub

A lucky surviver of the blitz, this is one of Coventry's finest medeival buildings in the cobbled steets close to the old and new cathedrals. Built in 1583 on the site of the former Coventry mint, established as a pub around 1661 and recently sympathetically refurbished 2016-17. A comfortable lounge downstairs is supplemented by more formal dining upstairs at busy times, typically Friday to Sunday, which includes a bar. An excellent menu is available every day of the week, supplemented by a snack menu 12-3 Monday to Friday. The pub caters for those with gluten and other food intolerances, ask at the bar when ordering. Live bands play upstairs every Saturday from 9pm and the open mic downstairs Tuesdays from 8pm can be rather loud.

Historic Interest

Unscathed by the blitz, this is one of Coventry's few surviving medieval buildings. Built in 1583 on the site of the former Coventry mint and a pub from circa 1661. Recently sympathetically refurbished (2016-2017).

Regular Beers

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Caledonian Golden Cross

Changing Beers

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Adnams --varies--
  • Byatt's --varies--
  • Church End --varies--
  • The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes a rare beer style.

    Guests always include LocAles.

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Golden Cross, Coventry: City Centre

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Varies.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Outdoor area at rear.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Upstairs, available at less busy times especially during the week.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Small area at rear.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Golden Cross

8 Hay Lane
Coventry: City Centre
COVENTRY
CV1 5RF

Sat Nav Reference

52.407741, -1.508617

OS Reference

SP3351278972

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Nearby Station (950m)

Coventry

Directions

Near the old cathedral ruins

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