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Things to do in Coventry

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Soccer Stadium
“Coventry: The Ricoh Arena is a very easy 16-minute drive down the A444. Simply plug it into you SatNav, and you're on your way! Address: Jimmy Hill Way, Coventry, CV6 6GE”
  • 8 locals recommend
Stadium
“The Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England, is a complex which includes a 32,609-seater stadium, used by Wasps rugby union club, a 6,000 square metres exhibition hall, a hotel and a casino. The site is also home to Arena Park Shopping Centre”
  • 5 locals recommend
Premise
“Coventry City FC were formed in 1883 as Singers FC and are managed by Mark Robins. The Sky Blues played at Highfield Road before moving to the Ricoh Arena in 2005. The stadium is by Junction 3 of the M6 (CV6 6GE). ”
  • 1 local recommends
Casino
  • 2 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Food & Drink Shop
“Corner shop specialising in English, Turkish, Kurdish & Polish convenience foods, etc”
  • 1 local recommends
Convenience Store
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Wander around the basin where old warehouses meet newly built craft shops and discover outdoor art along the canal which was voted as one of the top ten urban waterside walks in 2003. Located on high ground on the edge of the city centre the Y-shaped canal basin has fine examples of surviving canal architecture with more than 200 years behind it. Famous canal engineer James Brindley was responsible for the initial planning of the canal navigation and he continues to look out onto the canal until this very day - as a ¾ lifesize sculpture. New buildings named after canal engineers house little shops and artists studios.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“The Arena Park has a selection of shops including Tesco, M&S, Next, New Look and many more, or just enjoy food and drinks at Starbucks, Costa, Subway, Burger King, Pizza Hut to name a few. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Premise
“Great selection of well known shops and places to eat. Plus the largest Supermarket I have ever visited.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Convenient Pizza, burger and kebab takeway. On Just Eat & HungryHouse - will deliver”
  • 1 local recommends
Soccer Stadium
“The ricoh is host to loads of events I would definitely check out their website. Beside the Ricoh is a casino, a hotel, several restaurants and shops and a large Tesco Extra.”
  • 1 local recommends
Indian Restaurant
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“Wonderful food and staff. Not too pricey and you'll be looked after well if you wish to try anything new”
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
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“Stunning canal side pub, with separate barn bar, and quite often a marquee up for events. Superb home cooked food available every day.”
  • 1 local recommends
Night Club
“My favourite nightclub in Cov, offers an attitude free environment where most people are chilled out as they enjoy the tunes being played. The venue also hosts many bands. Within staggering distance!”
  • 1 local recommends
Gym
“The Tin Music and Arts is a thriving, artistic hub at the Canal Basin, their​ events are a positive influence for the community of Coventry - whether that be through our regular and successful live music, which sees us frequently booking established and international acts as well as local homegrown talent. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Casino
  • 2 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Wonderful food and staff. Not too pricey and you'll be looked after well if you wish to try anything new”
  • 1 local recommends
Pub
“Stunning canal side pub, with separate barn bar, and quite often a marquee up for events. Superb home cooked food available every day.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Meal Delivery
“Convenient Pizza, burger and kebab takeway. On Just Eat & HungryHouse - will deliver”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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