A guide to the best cocktails in Coventry

Looking for somewhere to have a fancy bottomless brunch with your friends? Perhaps you just need an excuse to dress up and have a couple of drinks? Cocktail bars are one of the best places to enjoy the summer with a group of friends as lockdown begins to ease. Now you won’t get called out for day drinking if you just say brunch! Just when you thought you couldn’t get enough of pubs, here are cocktail bars you can find in Coventry.

1. The Botanist

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Source: Morning Advertiser

If looking at plants whilst you have a cheeky cocktail for brunch is your kind of day out, then the Botanist is for you. Although slightly expensive, the Botanist is presented to make you feel like the main character. Their cocktails are worth the price, with a large selection to choose from. Enjoy lunch with a delicious menu that can be either meat, vegetarian or vegan! They operate on a smart casual dress code. Staff are required to disinfect surfaces between visits so you can rest assured that you will be safe during your stay. Don’t forget to wear your mask!

2. Cosy Club

cosy club coventry
Source: Trip Advisor

Similarly to the Botanist, this cocktail bar will leave you feeling pristine and proper after trying their cocktails. A little on the expensive side, it is worth it with the range of cocktails and wines they have. Either book yourself a balcony seat or a booth and enjoy catered and tasteful cocktails with a meal of your choice. Proof of your booking reservation will need to be shown before you are guided to your seat, and you can enjoy a stay of up to two hours. Their food portions can be quite filling, so bear that in mind when you order! With gorgeous interiors and wonderful customer service, you’d be wanting to come back to the Cosy Club frequently.

3. Passion for Cocktails

The answer is in the name, Passion for Cocktails gives customers the most passionate selection of cocktails possible. This cocktail bar prides themselves on anything cocktail related with an extensive list that you can find on their website. Though a small business, it is enjoyed by many Coventry locals as their knowledge and variation of cocktails span further than any of the other cocktail bars out there. They also have a blog discussing the various cocktails they have created and what they would recommend. Remember to request your booking before arrival and check out the menu to see the wonderful selection they have. You might want to try something new!

4. Rose & Crown

rose and crown
Source: Restaurant Guru

This homely pub isn’t necessarily a cocktail bar but is worth the mention for their delicious cocktails that start at just £3.99. This is a pub worth mentioning in the Cheap Pubs in Coventry article due to their fantastic service and delightful drinks, all at a price that won’t run your bank dry. Take time to watch your favourite sports with a couple of drinks rather than having to do it at home in this cosy and beautifully decorated interior.

5. Samoan Joes

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Source: Samoan Joes

You might notice a magnitude of Coventry students flocking around this Tiki bar and that’s because it is a hotspot for them. Possible one of the top student bars in Coventry, Samoan Jones hosts amazing student nights and events. They are known to welcome celebrities from well known shows such as The Only Way Is Essex, Geordie Shore and Love Island. Their aim is to ensure that all customers have a fun mand safe experience. The best part – their drinks menu and with cheap deals such as £2 Mojito or 2-4-1 Daiquiris all night. Now that’s how you save money on a night out!

Coventry mostly has pubs that also sells cocktails so it can be hard to find specific cocktail bars from time to time. However, this list provides a good selection of cocktail oriented venues that you can be assured will give you a great experience. From student orientated cocktail bars, to just a simple classy lunch with the girls, there is a range for everyone. What’s your favourite cocktail? Ensure that you drink responsibly!

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