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Cafe Vin Cinq

25 High Street | Opposite Historic Rugby School, Rugby CV21 3BW, England
+44 1788 541304
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (69 reviews)
“cheese board” (19 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (13 reviews)
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French, International, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 High Street | Opposite Historic Rugby School, Rugby CV21 3BW, England
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1 - 10 of 691 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really is a gem of a restaurant, tastefully decorated with views of the interesting historic building opposite. Service was friendly but, not intrusive (thank you Josh). Great wine, starter and the Chateaubriand was superb (see photo). Will be booking here again when next down....More

1  Thank Stu C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the first time with my husband last night for an anniversary treat, definitely the right choice. The service was fabulous, we were given complimentary bubbles. The restaurant is stunning we were upstairs overlooking the stairs. Great ambience. We ordered ham hock terrine and...More

1  Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My self and partner visited again but first time since a change in dietary requirements for my partner. My partner emailed Anna about the situation and everything was great, she was understanding and professional as were her staff about the situation. The food was great...More

Thank Whitmore177
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The front of house staff strived to give the best service and almost succeeded. The Vin Cinq pride themselves on their steaks, so for vegetarians, the choice is more limited. My wife had a puff pastry case (frozen pastry?) with a mono flavoured French onion...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Service and even better food. The warm welcome and beautiful surroundings. The restaurant has a vibrant atmosphere, with plenty of chat going on in the background. From the Ham Hock Terrine delicious starter, Two Rump Steaks cooked to perfection and to die for, beautifully...More

1  Thank Robin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had entrees of pigeon and cheese soufflé both excellent and I wanted to lick the plate. We followed this with ox cheek and duck breast and again both excellent and had a dessert to share of 3 Gelatis with the pear being exceptional. All...More

1  Thank Hendrik T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travel is part of my job I live in hotels eat out every night. The mark of a good restaurant that if something goes awry make it right. Care about what you do. E.g. have excellent customer service and serve food with passion and flare....More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with three friends, Jack our waiter was extremely helpful throughout the evening. We all ordered different meals which were cooked beautifully, would definitely go again!

Thank Princessdusty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat on a Monday. There is a special supper menu which is great value, forget the pizza places and go here instead!!

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very pleasant evening spent in the company of friends with excellent, well-priced and wonderful food served by extremely amicable and hospitable wait staff. Despite being the only party in the restaurant I was still highly impressed by the quality of the food, service and...More

Thank Jordan B
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Questions & Answers
Denyse M
28 June 2017|
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Response from CafeVinCinq | Property representative |
Hi there Many thanks for reaching out to us; we offer a festive menu from 1 to 31 December. Would you like to book a table with us please? Warm regards Anna
Kristie G
9 January 2017|
Response from Karizzle |
Hi Kristie, Yes children are welcome early Saturday evening 😊 We open at 5pm!
2 July 2016|
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Response from Linda R | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is seating downstairs but I am not aware if there are toilets on the ground floor as the one I went to was upstairs. But it is worth asking them as they may have alternative arrangements for customers who need this.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$45
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 High Street | Opposite Historic Rugby School, Rugby CV21 3BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby
  • Phone Number: +44 1788 541304
  • E-mail
Multi-award winning, independent, charming and atmospheric French style restaurant, specialising in freshly prepared, (organic where possible) dishes, using locally supplied, and seasonal ingredients. Serving beautiful food, often French themed, but with plenty of choice to suit all tastes. Open to dine from Monday to Saturday. Join us for amazing food, or pop in to our über glamorous cocktail bar (voted Best Bar in Rugby!) Friday and Saturday. Know widely, and awarded for, its exceptional hospitality and passionate, articulate and vivacious staff - Cafe Vin Cinq provides an outstanding dining experience, where the customers' needs are anticipated and we hope, exceeded.
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