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Summary

“For my local hostelry to have Adam Bennett as chef producing food of such quality, prepared with such flair and skill is a real privilege (and must be adding untold thousands to my property!)” – this “relaxed” venture complete with “smiling and helpful” staff successfully provides “precise cuisine” of a level of ambition you might not anticipate from its “well-presented pub interior”. Lovely garden in summer.

£73
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

‘Great British Chef’ Adam Bennett “goes from strength to strength” at this “informal” pub – hailed by fans as “200% improved!” since it was relaunched by Andreas Antona (ex- of Simpson’s, Brum) two years back; let’s just “hope the chef’s ambition and obvious talent do not outgrow the attractions of this pleasant hostelry”.

£71
  £££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Andreas Antona’s (of Simpson’s Birmingham) “delightful” year-old former pub comprises two dining areas, a bar and “tranquil garden”. In the kitchen, ‘Great British Chef’ Adam Bennett “has lived up to his early great promise” with “superb” cooking from a variety of menus (including a tasting option).

£67
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A great new venture that deserves to do well”, say fans of Andreas Antona's (of Simpson’s, Birmingham) “interesting and original” former pub; it’s also “very expensive”, though, and service can be on the slow side.

£63
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair
10 pm
16 New St, Kenilworth, CV8 2EZ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm-2 pm, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2 pm, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-2 pm, 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Friday12 pm-2 pm, 6 pm-9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-2:30 pm, 6 pm-9:30 pm
Sunday12 pm-3:30 pm

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