The Railway Inn


The Railway Inn, situated next to Berkswell Station, enjoys late opening until midnight throughout the week and a popular high-quality steak and curry night every Wednesday from 5pm.


The Railway Inn also puts on regular disco and karaoke nights in addition to one-off entertainment events, including live-music and beer festivals.


The Railway Inn
547 Station Road
Balsall Common


Tel: 01676 533284




Ye Olde Saracens Head


The Saracens Head is fantastically appointed, with great atmosphere, friendly staff and super-fast FREE wi-fi, making it a great place for meetings as well as eating out. A fantastic dining experience awaits you at Ye Olde Saracens Head with choices from the finest dry-aged Black Angus British beef steaks cooked in a charcoal oven, flavoursome fish dishes, or homemade pizzas from the 100% wood-fired oven.  There is also a wide-range of fine wines and the staff know their way around the cocktail menu too.


Ye Olde Saracens Head in the Community


Ye Olde Saracens Head is a leading supporter of community activities in Balsall Common, as Event Partners for the 2013 Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park and as major sponsors at Berkswell Cricket Club.


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2013’s new summer garden



Here’s some of the testimonials we’ve heard at BalsallCom.Com:


“The Saracens was brilliant, very welcoming, the food was great and they were very accommodating in sorting out my little daughter’s dinner on top. Well worth the trip over from Leicester!!” David Brignull


“Friendly waitresses, amazing food. All in all a great night!” Chris Cheslin


2013’s new garden entrance

Saracens Head information


Location: Ye Olde Saracen’s Head, Balsall Street, Balsall Common, Coventry, CV7 7AS
Telephone: 01676 533 862


A sample of the finest British Black Angus beef steak prepared in the Saracens Head’s £20,000 Josper charcoal oven

Bengal Brasserie (contemporary Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine)


The Bengal Brasserie offers fine contemporary Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine in the heart of Balsall Common.


349-351 Kenilworth Road
Balsall Common


Tel: 01676 533883


Reader Offer

Readers are invited to print out and complete this voucher in order to claim 25% off their next food-bill (excluding drinks, takeaways and buffets) for a party of up to 10 persons. Offer valid until 31st March 2014.

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Bengal Brasserie in the Community

Bengal Brasserie is an enthusiastic supporter of local clubs, charities and community projects.

The Bengal Brasserie has proudly sponsored:

  • The 2013 Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park
  • Bird-feed at the conservation area in Katherine’s Wood at Lavender Hall Park
  • Berkswell Cricket Club
  • Heart of EnglandSchool Winter fete
  • BalsallCom.Com recognises and endorses Bengal Brasserie as a valuable contributor to the local community.


    Eat as much as you like Mondays


    Bengal Brasserie runs a special ‘as much as you like’ buffet every Monday from 6pm until 9pm with the added incentive for regulars that different dishes from the full restaurant menu appear from week to week. Whilst advanced bookings are required these can be arranged at short-notice. Adults get to eat for £7.95 each and children for £4.95. A great way to start the week!


    Bengal Brasserie at Trip Advisor


    There’s plenty of great reviews of the Bengal Brasserie at to help you get a feel for the place and ideas for dishes to try:


    Bengal Brasserie reviews at


    Bengal Brasserie also operates a delivery service.


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    Bengal Brasserie staff Angus [left] and Joe [right] with Balsall Common’s strength fitness and endurance world record breaking champion Paddy Doyle