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Upper Lock Cafe

Wallbridge, Stroud GL5 3JS, England
+44 1453 297172
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“quiche” (9 reviews)
“cake” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Wallbridge, Stroud GL5 3JS, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I liked the interior of this café. The ceiling is quite low and the décor is basic but very nice. The coffee is very good and the cakes are all home-made and look absolutely delicious. I opted for the carrot and walnut cake and I...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Decided to go for coffee and sit by the canal in the afternoon sunshine. Not for the first time, they were closing! This is summertime, opposite the canal trust were running boat trips, plenty of potential custom, but no, the lady informed us she was...More

Thank sue595
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

What more can you expect from a Cafe......this Cafe has everything. Children’s entertainment, a view and lemon drizzle cake. Just what you need after a nice canal walk. Staff are also friendly which put the cherry on top.

1  Thank Antony P
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

A Lovely cafe, excellent coffee, friendly service and great baby changing facilities ! Would return.

Thank BecciT
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

On a dull, wet Monday we visited this attractive cafe by the canal in Stroud. The staff were very friendly and efficient and we enjoyed good coffee, Chai tea, and two delicious cakes.

Thank 11quantum11
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Rubbish..turned up at 3 o'clock after driving 26 miles and was told they were closing. Asked why as their own website said open til 4pm on a Friday. Was told that on social media it was advertised as 3pm. Asked for a cup of tea...More

2  Thank carolinemckellar
Reviewed 14 February 2018

We came across this after walking along the canal. We popped our heads in the ask about wifi and the dog (both a yes) - decided that it looked warm and inviting and so went in. We were not disappointed. We had soup of the...More

Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Close to the canal and near town centre this tucked away Cafe is perfect for home made food at reasonable prices overlooking the historic canal which linked the southwest to the Thames. Highly recommend.

Thank Rory A
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped here late in December, looking for a good light lunch and coffee prior to a walk along the canal. It needed to be dog friendly and offer gluten free options. This very friendly little cafe more than met all our needs. Great staff,...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

habvelightful and lovely cafe. Fabulous stop for coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and treats! My husband and I have stopped here in December and also our previous trip to Stroud. Wonderful desserts. Be sure to check times for lunch offerings!

Thank Cathleen M
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Wendy H
18 March 2017|
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Response from pkjinx | Property representative |
Hello Wendy... That's sounds like a lovely idea for your mum, we don't do a set afternoon tea. However we do offer a good selection of homemade cakes, approx 20 teas and if ordered before 3pm a selection of freshly prepared... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wallbridge, Stroud GL5 3JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stroud District  >  Stroud
  • Phone Number: +44 1453 297172
Recently refurbished haven of calm and relaxation in the vibrant, lively and bohemian Stroud Town. Located next to the Stroudwater Canal which is being rejuvenated in anticipation of it's reopening. We offer delicious breakfasts, light lunches and scrummy homemade cakes, with trained baristas preparing a range of beverages to compliment your food order. We offer free wifi, a children's play area, books and magazines to enjoy, outside eating and we welcome dogs with their owners. You will always receive a warm friendly welcome from our happy staff. We look forward to your visit.
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