braised aged beef celeriac and salsify puree, heirloom carrots & beetroot, horseradish wasabi marrow bone

An exciting new restaurant ‘Cogs Restaurant & Bar’ will open on the 24 January within Hotel Indigo Coventry, a stunning, boutique new-build property. Cogs will celebrate the very best artisan craft of the local area and celebrate the amazing growers and producers in Warwickshire and the British Isles.

The kitchen will be open and fully integrated, allowing the Chefs to be a part of the diner’s experience. The Bar has 100 seats and is both stylish and captivating, creating the perfect atmosphere for pre- and post-dinner drinks. Cogs will cater for those wanting wholesome breakfasts, coffees, lunchtime and evening meals, or for those just wanting to drop in for a drink in the stylish lounge. Cogs will be featuring special promotions in the future including Fizz Thursdays, Steak + Frites as well as lunchtime and early evening Fixed Price Menus.

The Head Chef is Marek Jani who has worked across large, branded hotels, multi-outlet catering offerings, as well as smaller boutique hotels. He has previously worked as Head Chef at Strawberry Bank Hotel in Meriden, Group Executive Chef for the Innventive Leisure Group Holdings LTD, as well as Head Chef for The Three Swans Hotel, Market Harborough, Queen’s Road Restaurant at Ramada Hotel & Suits in Coventry, The Manor Hotel Meriden Best Western, and The Saxon Mill in Warwick. Mark Lee has been appointed as Food & Beverage Manager and will be bringing with him a wealth of experience from the Lovely Pubs and the NEC Groups. He lists himself as a Restauranteur, talent scout, serial foodie, and small hotelier.

Starters from the ‘A La Carte Menu’ range from £8.95 to £12.95 and include Wild Boar & Pork Ravioli, Pil Pil Prawns, and Wild Mushroom & Potato Terrine. Mains, which range from £16.95 to £39.95, include Warwickshire Lamb Rump, a 21-day dry aged 6 oz Fillet Steak, Pan Fried Cotswold Chicken Breast, Oven roasted Halibut and a Superfood Salad. Desserts are priced from £6.95 and include Sticky Toffee Pudding, Belgium Chocolate Mousse, and a Speciality Cheese Selection. A separate children’s menu is also available.

Cogs is open for breakfast from 6:30pm - 10.30pm, Monday – Sunday featuring a continental buffet along with a wide range of hot cooked dishes. The Sandwich menu is available from Monday to Sunday from 12pm – 5pm. Last orders at Cogs is 9pm, seven days a week.

Cogs is situated next to Coventry Railway Station and a short walk from the city’s cultural attractions. The restaurant and hotel is part of a wider Friargate regeneration project that is set to transform this area of the city into a bustling hub of activity.

Michael Lyons, General Manager at Hotel Indigo Coventry said: “We are delighted to open Cogs within Hotel Indigo Coventry which will provide a truly memorable dining experience. Our aim is to create an atmosphere that leaves a lasting impression on every guest, making them eager to return. We look forward to welcoming visitors and putting Cogs firmly on the culinary map as a top destination restaurant in the West Midlands”.

Cogs within Hotel Indigo Coventry is situated at Friargate, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2GN, UK. For more information, please visit

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