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US$7 - US$34
European, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the best Sunday roast dinner this is the place to go! The service is amazing! Once you eaten here you will never go any where else because this is the best!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic night at The Lock Up to celebrate our anniversary. Food was incredible! We've had roasts here before which are awesome and the rest of the menu also delivers in spades. Lobster thermidor, cured mullet, chowder and pork - all delicious! Cocktails (we tried many)...More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like most we've been wanting to come to The Lock Up for a long time and we were not disappointed! The food was absolutely stunning. Fine dining but in a casual and relaxed atmosphere with friendly and welcoming staff. Would recommend to anyone and will...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible food very reasonably priced. The loviest most welcoming staff imaginable, all wrapped up in a beautiful venue with a great buzzing but chilled vibe. My favourite place to eat, no contest.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021 via mobile

I can’t think of a better place to have my first meal out in 6 months. The food was amazing and the service was great. See you again soon.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

The best roast in Bristol, by far! We have tried plenty of roasts all over Bristol and this was perfect in every way. The service was second to none, the portions were huge and the quality of food was fantastic. Such a cosy outside terrace...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020 via mobile

Omg this Sunday roast is immence. The lamb fell apart. The roast potatoes were crispy. Huge Yorkshire pudding amazing gravy and wine. Plus the service is excellent. You have to go

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 12 September 2020

Regular at the Lock Up my favourite. Shame extortionate prices since opening after lockdown. £120 for two people having Just a main meal and wine.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 31 August 2020 via mobile

First time for Sunday lunch but have visited several times before for evening meal. Faultless service, fantastic lunch. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2020
AlexandraD3225, Owner at The Lock Up, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your Sunday Roast.

Reviewed 15 August 2020 via mobile

Love the atmosphere in the Lock Up. The menu has gone more high end since the last time we visited...a brave decision but successful! Interesting food combos, good portion size and very tasty. Excellent drink choices and great service. Would definitely return to be surprised...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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8 October 2019|
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Response from martin_b_russell | Reviewed this property |
Chloé B
2 January 2019|
Response from AlexandraD3225 | Property representative |
Hi Chloe Apologies for only just seeing this! We reopen on Friday 4th January at 10am. Please do let us know if you would like to book a table. Best wishes and a very Happy New Year to you.
5 February 2017|
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Response from 449surjs | 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
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The Lock Up is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5