About Playwrights

Playwrights is an independently owned Bar & Bistro in the heart of Coventry's Cathedral Quarters, housed in a listed building on the cobbled street of Hay Lane.

Established in 2001, we pride ourselves on providing friendly service, a unique atmosphere and delicious food cooked with fresh produce from local suppliers.

We cater for all tastes and have extensive vegan and gluten-free options.

Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, we also have free wi-fi available to all our customers.

We also cater for special occasions including birthdays, weddings, christenings and anniversaries and we are happy to discuss your requirements to help make the day special. 

Why not book a table, or just pop-in the next time you're in Coventry? We promise you won't regret it.



ekcihey - TripAdvisor

"The party had meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans and there was something for everyone. They even had an entire menu for vegetarians/vegans too. Sensible prices and nice atmosphere."


Malcom CLayton - Facebook

"My sort of place, friendly, good food with a nice atmosphere. Always have a good time when I've been here, nothing's too much trouble for the staff and all done with a cheery smile!"


Kerrie M - TripAdvisor

"Would recommend every time for gluten free in Coventry to come here. Staff are always happy, polite and helpful"

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