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The Undercroft At St. Mary's

About The Undercroft At St. Mary's

Located in the atmospheric medieval undercroft of St. Mary's Guildhall, our café offers you a welcoming and relaxed setting for brunch, light snacks, hearty lunches, or a quick coffee while catching up with friends and emails. Just a short stroll from Coventry's central shopping areas and neighbouring tourist attractions, The Undercroft at St. Mary's is a perfect place to unwind in the city's historic Cathedral Quarter.

Expect tasty dishes at competitive prices, in unique historic surroundings. Your food is even prepared in the same medieval kitchens that have catered for royalty and civic dignitaries for nearly 700 years (with a few updates over time, of course). The café is also fully licenced should you fancy something a little stronger.

Children can choose from their own Mini Merchants menu, and high chairs are available for our youngest guests. Special dietary requirements can be catered for, while our menus include many vegetarian and vegan options. 

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Choose from our selection of everyday snacks, salad bowls and hot lunches, or just drop in for coffee and some of our delicious cakes and pastries while enjoying FREE WiFi. Don't miss our daily brunch menu, our scrumptious afternoon tea, and changing specials.

Why not treat a friend or colleague? Vouchers available for a unique gift idea. 

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How to find us

From Bayley Lane, opposite the old Cathedral ruins, pass through the grand porch into the courtyard of St. Mary's Guildhall. You'll find the café through the arched doorway on the right hand side. There is disabled access and our staff will gladly assist with wheelchairs and baby buggies.

If you want to know more, please use the contact details provided, or complete our online enquiry form.

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Opening hours and bookings

The Undercroft at St Mary's is open from 9:30am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday 

No need to book, but if you're planning on bringing a largeish group for lunch, it is advisable to let us know in advance so we can reserve a table  - just contact us on 024 7683 3315, or use our online table bookings form. We look forward to welcoming you.

Please note that the café occasionally closes for special events in the Undercroft. If coming a long distance to visit us, please check that we are open to avoid disappointment 

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