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The Lock Up

182 Church Road | Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX, England
+44 117 329 0707
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 18:00 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
182 Church Road | Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent service. Came here with family and friends. Steak was wonderfully cooked. My mum and friend had the duck which was also excellent

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KimonFilis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our 6th visit, this time with friends and not family. The food and service was excellent, 3 of us had the steak and one the lamb fillet. We’re old and eat 3-4 times a week, but I’ve got to say, the steaks are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank andyhow3rd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quite possibly my favourite place to eat in Bristol and I've eaten in a lot of Bristol's eateries!! Great service and food is always amazing. Love the ambience. My steak (medium rare) was perfect and family raved about the duck and lamb. Coffees and puddings...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank charlottesw85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Olives to start - very nice, big green Gaeta ones, medium Kalamata. Then shellfish chowder - delicious, but to my mind, more of a soup than a chowder - there was a spoonful of chopped potato in the centre of the bowl. (I've been here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jacw2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I keep finding myself at the Lock Up. It is a reliable, decent Bistro. Food is well thought-out, is cooked well and extremely good value for money. Menu is varied, with classics in there too - like Steak etc. My personal favorite is the Lamb...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lewis P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was marvellous. We had Sunday lunch. Everyone enjoyed their choice. As our group was 16 people we were given the upstairs room to ourselves which was lovely as we could move around and hear each other chat in the quiet atmosphere. It was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got here and the lady we spoke to couldn’t find the booking that we’d made 3 days before despite us having the booking confirmed in writing. We were therefore lucky to be squeezed in as they were very busy indeed. Long wait on food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CarolineJ83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A treat for a Saturday morning, greet service and friendly staff, breakfast was lovely apart from the bacon which was very dry, seemed over cooked.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lodgey64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, very pleasant staff. Very noisy, tables too close together. Horribly furnished, not comfortable. Small menu which I didn’t like. Asked for my beef to be well done and was pleased that they could do it. My meal came swimming in gravy which I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 1wendyl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. This was our second visit. From the moment we walked in the service was excellent, despite being very busy.The food was first class, we both had duck and would highly recommend. There is a really nice feel to this place. Would really...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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5 February 2017|
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Response from Surj S | Reviewed this property |
Its lively but no loud music. It has a good atmosphere but you don't need to shout at the person next to you during conversation. Great place for couples and for larger parties. If sat outside, it can be a little noisey with... More
30 October 2016|
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Response from Siobhan W | Reviewed this property |
I've had a large booking of 18 in the upstairs area and food and service were both excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Church Road | Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 329 0707
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