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Came here to see Simple Minds / The Pretenders / KT Tunstall. We were impressed with the venue and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zoogle17
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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We were pleasantly surprised by how small this venue is given it was quite a big gig with simple... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JetSetterJim
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to see Simple Minds / The Pretenders / KT Tunstall. We were impressed with the venue and the organisation of this event.

Thank Zoogle17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by how small this venue is given it was quite a big gig with simple minds and Chrissie Hynde. Staff were really friendly and helpful

Thank JetSetterJim
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

With Simple Minds playing in my hometown, I had to go. Great support acts from “the pretenders” yes Christie Hynde. And KTTunstall. Good selection of food outlets and lots of toilets available.

Thank teeCoventry
Reviewed 7 October 2017

attended for a ub40 concert Drinks very expensive, Portaloos awful and mens urnials in full view of everyone

1  Thank hollyshouse
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Regular visitor for Coventry RFC Games. Bar service before and after games is often very slow so recommend using a local hostelry of which there are many! Atmosphere at games is good, with sizeable crowds but stadium design always means a good view. Loudspeaker system...More

Thank AndyA104
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My favourite place to be on a match day supporting Coventry. Enjoy a drink and have good afternoon watching my team. With a comfortable seat and clear eye line.

1  Thank mark h
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Visited for a Coventry Bears rugby league match (a 40-28 Good Friday afternoon victory over Oxford). Admission was £12, the match programme £2 and parking £3. Don't pay to park. I didn't. There's free street parking within a two-minute walk. Butts Park Arena is a...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

What an awful place, I'm sure it's excellent if all you're interested in is rugby and beer, but to be served a lunch which included paste sandwiches, I thought I'd gone back to the 70s. Only one ladies toilet locked, no blue roll to dry...More

Thank Angela T
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Went along to watch the Coventry Bears play Rugby League and found my visit very enjoyable. There is parking outside for £3, the large stand has an unrestricted view and the bar area below is warm and comfortable with the usual chip and pastry based...More

1  Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 19 January 2017

A great place to catch up and watch the rugby... Food served, drinks served.. all good... Nice atmosphere not far from Earlsdon... A good local place with lots of pubs and food...

Thank sirobUK
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