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The Lock Inn Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, Cafe, British
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews burger ice cream salad cakes canal boat summer houses quirky place watch the boats under cover love this place menu is extensive all day breakfast big portions cooked breakfast lovely location kennet and avon canal sit outside
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Staff very pleasant and helpful, which is always a bonus. It was a cold December night but full to the rafters need I say any more?

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DeniseT1269
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for a mess of classic British food or a big breakfast. Chips galore but hey you can eat it on a canal boat.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 734finnb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited this place for a meal with the family, all 9 of us. We were told that we could eat on the boat & by the time we parked the cars our table was reserved. We had a wonderful meal & excellent value. Would...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wen078
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple, honest food - always great quality. Never had a bad meal here. Service is quick and you get what it says on the tin. If it is cold sit indoors, if not, sit outside and watch the canal boats going past.

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

Over the years i have visited the Lock Inn so many times and love it every single time. Whether you’re going for Breakfast, lunch or dinner it’s always lovely, homely food with great service and lovely owners that are always up for a chat. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hannahsmith22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely cracking meal! Real homemade nice amount and prices are great too! Highly recommend a visit here! We were well and truly full ! Food is well presented, hot and staff are cheerful and welcoming too! Will definitely go again. We had a mixture...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank suehV8820PX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing breakfast after a few too many the night before. Have options for a pre-set breakfast or "choose any 6 items" type breakfast. Incredible bacon, good fry-up bangers, all round amazing breakfast!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank willm368
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I unexpectedly ended up having breakfast here in one of our local cafes by the canal. I was not very hungry so ordered bacon and mushrooms on toast from the Snacks and Light Bites menu, my companion had the World Famous Boatman's Breakfast. Talk about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rita R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great hidden gem this is, the place is quirky warm and so amaz\ing you could sit there all day and just people watch, a lovely warm fire, mulled wine and located on the most interesting canal it was just magical

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karen Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped of for lunch on our journey to Chippenham, it was a pretty busy pub and we were found a table, and the service was excellent, clean and efficient. I quite like quirky, so if you like car bonnets on the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elaine E
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18 October 2017|
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Response from GarethB1283 | Reviewed this property |
8.00am till 9.00pm don't forget to order fried bread with your breakfast,yummy
3 April 2016|
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Response from Andy F |
Park in the train station. It's a cut through via the river path.
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