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Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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All reviews sunday roast liver meat sauce sandwiches fries sea bass the pub hunters chicken specials board nice atmosphere food was amazing have eaten here lunch time frinton ale trace walton
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited this pub- paid by card then asked for a receipt. We were told we couldn’t have one by a young lad then one was magically produced. When we checked we had been charged £28 for a small bottle of Prosecco. We were refunded £21....More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a table booked for lunch . We were sat at a table and told they would take drinks order and give us menus.This did not happen so after 20 mins ( and desperate for drink very hot day ) I had to go...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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GabrielNistor, Other at Lock and barrel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello. Service is provided on a first come first serve basis, regardless of the fact that people have booked or not. If "people off the street" entered the premises before you they will be served first. Simple common courtesy. Regarding the calamari if it was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food! My husband ordered the sunday roast, my son the chicken goujons and for myself a caesear salad! The food came quick, the taste was as it should and the service very pleasant! This is how good everything was!!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in here for some food. My wife ordered the ceasar salad. When it arrived Lettuce was brown on edges croutons were home made toast cut into squares not crunchy at all . No parmasan cheese with it and very little else mixed with...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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GabrielNistor, Owner at Lock and barrel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello I know that we had a complaint about this.. I don't really know what you are referring at when you say "very little else mixed with it". Normally the Caesar Salad, comes with croutons, lettuce, parmesan shavings and Caesar Dressing.. Nothing else.. i am...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here after a walk went on a little long! The staff were welcoming and were very on top of the covid app. One couple came in without waiting the staff were quick to politely send them back to the door to do...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite impressed with the venue. Nice interior courtyard seating and excellent gold tiled toilets to the rear. I had whitebait which was great and chicken caesar salad. Chicken was quite dry but food price was good. About £5 and £8 as I remember. 2 course...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 November 2020

What a great experience food was amazing staff were lovely will definitely visit again when this lockdown is over 🤦‍♂️

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

Popped in for a Sunday roast and a drink. It was one of the best Sunday roasts Iv had in and around Walton. I would highly recommend as everything was cooked to perfection, the beef melted, your lie was crunchie but soft... wonderful.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 30 October 2020

Lovey food, good wine and a nice atmosphere in this difficult time. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Observing area rules in a nice and safe way. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

Food was amazing, good size portions and freshly cooked. Value for money with great waitress service from Laurel and Carla, thank you

Date of visit: October 2020
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Twosixsix
3 June 2018|
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Response from terrid799 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is outside. There is a courtyard where you can sit.
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Response from BobC594 | Reviewed this property |
yes dogs are allowed
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Lock and barrel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4