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Clarendon Arms

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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44 Castle Hill, Kenilworth, England
+44 1926 852017
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Having been to The Clarendon twice in one week on the lead up to Christmas. I can only give positive feedback on both the food and service we received. Both parties were of around 30 people, there was a good selection on the Christmas Menu, well priced and the food was to a high standard on both occasions. We will... More 

Thank KenilworthH
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I live in Kenilworth and absolutely loved the clarendons food. Simple but the best pub food around. Unfortunately since visiting a few times over Christmas I have to report that the food is letting them down. Such simple things that made them great seems to have been forgotten, like their home made chips or the beautiful side salad they would... More 

Thank Jomul1989
Warwick, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After my 'Not Great' review in October 16 we received a response from the pub manager, apologising and asking us to make direct contact, which we did. The outcome of that contact was another apology and an offer of a complimentary 3 course meal so that we could try the Clarendon, again. Cannot fault the customer service. We took up... More 

Thank Ellabella208
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This was a work event, we went here for our Christmas lunch. The food was nice, the staff were friendly. We needed this to fit in our 2 hour slot and and they got us in and out in our time requirements but without feeling rushed. The pub is sited across the road from Kenilworth Castle which is always worth... More 

Thank Mary B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived at kenilworth around 11.30am starving. Much to our delight the staff were all ready to go and willing to serve us an early lunch :) Really lovely sandwiches and ciabatta served with hot chips, salad all next to the burning fire. Just what we needed! Thanks to the team for a lovely visit! :)

Thank seasandbeachhut
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We haven't been to the Clarendon Arms for years but were really pleased we went back.The food was excellent & catered for 1 fussy child,a never full teenager as well as the rest of the family.The burgers were excellent especially the jawbreaker,The vegetarian in the group enjoyed her 3 bean chilli. our only downside was the service between courses,the waiter... More 

Thank Suzanne J
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

From the moment we walked in to leaving we were made so welcome. It was just as though they new us and yet it was our first visit ever. The whole experience was better than we could have hoped for and definitely visiv again!!

Thank Thossit7
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We came across this place as a venue for a special family event. The food was great, as was the choice of beer and drinks, but what sets it apart is the team. It's not the biggest venue but that's not the point, we will definitely be going back next time we want to treat ourselves. The bar and seating... More 

Thank Karl M
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Kenilworth is exactly halfway between mine and my sister's house. We wanted to meet up for lunch so chose the Clarendon Arms. We arrived before 12 on the Sunday and the pub was nice and quiet. It didn't stay that way for long. Its clearly a popular place to eat. We ordered one sunday lunch, 3 steaks and a kids... More 

Thank Shelley W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

dropped in here by chance, as it shares a car park with "The Queen at the castle" and we did intend to go in there. but the Clarendon looked more inviting through the window. just had the mains of rump steak. cooked to perfection for both my husband (rare) and me (medium to well done) good service and lovely atmosphere.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Castle Hill, Kenilworth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Kenilworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1926 852017
Classic pub-grub alongside more exquisite Mediterranean flavours. Excellent range of real ales

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?