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The Bowling Green

Town Centre · European, British · ££££
80 Reviews

About The Bowling Green

Located in the market town of Southam, right in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside, The Bowling Green is a charming country gastropub, beautifully restored with exposed brick walls and wooden beaming. Whether it's to fuel up after a day spent roaming the countryside, a family meal or a traditional Sunday lunch, The Bowling Green is the perfect place with its cosy setting and menu of hearty cuisine. The menu is brimming with traditional British classics, with plenty of options for meat and vegetarian-lovers alike, so you can be sure everyone will be satisfied. You’ll find The Bowling Green on Coventry Street in Southam, a short drive from Royal Leamington Spa and Warwick. Guarantee a table by booking in advance!

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am


The Bowling Green
Coventry Street, Town Centre
Southam CV47 0EP

Chef's Choice



Thai Fishcakes

with sweet chilli sauce

Stilton & Mushroom Fondue

with herb cheese crust rustic bread

Homemade Brie Wedges

served hot with salad garnish & cranberry sauce


The Bowler Tower Burger

Double stack beef or chicken burger with bacon, egg, cheese and jalapeno’s

Full Rack Baby Back BBQ Ribs

served with chips, salad garnish & coleslaw

Slow Braised Shoulder of Lamb

served on fondant potato with braised red cabbage & red wine jus
Don't miss out on a table!

Main Menu

Lunch Menu


Main Menu


Sunday Lunch Menu


More about The Bowling Green, Southam

The Bowling Green is idyllic to say the least. With its prime location in the town centre of Southam, the team behind this relaxing British gastropub are passionate about serving the lucky locals traditional fare in a homely, yet vibrant space. You’ve got the choice of relaxing in the sun in the beer garden, or indoors beneath the wooden rafters. The Bowling Green boasts a menu that’s as enticing as they come, as well as a selection of real ales and regularly updated guest beers, so you can be sure you’ll be in for a good time at The Bowling Green, no matter the occasion.

Begin with some haddock fish cakes or homemade brie wedges before moving on to a classic like the steak & ale pie, beer-battered haddock or slow-braised shoulder of lamb, or a pub food favourites like the homemade lasagne or chilli. Vegetarians will find plenty of choice, too, making it the ideal location for a group dinner. With an array of events, warm service and cosy atmosphere, The Bowling Green really does have a lot going for it. So pop in and pay this Southam spot a visit. Located on Coventry Street in the town centre, booking ahead is recommended.

80 The Bowling Green Reviews

Abbie B.8 days ago · 1 review

Excellent food really nice! Service really good too. It was really busy but it didn't effect the service! Definitely will be going again soon. Thank you

Carol W.13 days ago · 1 review

Lovely meal and was looked after well, good value for money, and there was a good atmosphere, Karen and the staff work really well together, thank you once again for a nice evening

Victoria H.a month ago · 1 review

Excellent food and service! Also excellent choice of gluten free food on the menu. Great atmosphere would highly recommend and will be returning for sure

imgNeil T.a month ago · 1 review

We enjoyed a good meal the staff very friendly and helpful a great place.

Robin A.2 months ago · 1 review

The Bowling Green has a limited menu but food is well cooked and delicious. On occasions there are "specials" in addition to the menu. The restaurant was refurbished and expanded fairly recently and the new facility is well appointed with a pleasant ambience. The staff, many of whom are young, are very pleasant and efficient. Toilets were not forgotten in the reburbishment and they are of a much higher standard than the norm.

Andrew G.2 months ago · 1 review

Very nice with excellent staff, they were very accommodating and friendly. Food very nice however two things let them down for me, they promote home cooked food but when I asked if the mash potato was real potato I was told “no it’s not, it’s from a packet”. Mash potato is so easy and simple to make why would a nice pub/restaurant let it self down by using Smash! The second thing was the English mustard, good quality mustard can really compliment steak however Heinz sweet, mild sickly American type mustard can ruin it. Apart from these issues the Bowling green is lovely and well worth a visit.

imgJohn S.8 months ago · 4 reviews

Nice restaurant off the side of The Bowling Green pub, we sat in the new dining area which was very nice. There is a good selection of food and it is always well cooked.

Heather B.a month ago · 1 review

Overall we had a very good meal and the portions were reasonable sized for the price we paid although the kids fish was on the little side. I had vegetable lasagna with salad - the salad was fresh not like some places where you get limp lettuce and dried up tomato. I asked to change the garlic bread for chips which was not a problem.

Carole B.6 months ago · 1 review

Yet again a good experience at The Bowling Green. Great food, excellent service from friendly staff & lovely atmosphere. Just what you want from your local.

imgJohn S.5 months ago · 4 reviews

Another great meal at The Bowling Green, good choice of food and great service. Always a nice atmosphere and good selection of drinks. Would recommend.

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