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The Lock Inn Cafe

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48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
+44 1225 868068
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08:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:30 - 18:00
Mon 08:30 - 17:30
Tue - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love this place, we keep coming back. These guys rock: whether you're after a pot of tea for two, or, a pint and a boatman's breakfast. Ambience casual and relaxed. The best Sunday Brunch location anywhere in the south.

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Thank Leon P
Devizes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love it here. Foods hearty and good value, staff are brilliant, love the quirky atmosphere! We've only ever been in the summer, but are bringing family from Kent here on Sunday for the roast! :)

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Thank Travoh33
Fareham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us ate at the Lock Inn on Saturday lunchtime, there was a roaring fire and the Cafe was crowded, a very popular venue. Food was of a high standard and we were served in good time.

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Thank JNewman226a
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit as the first two years ago impressed with generous portions relative to prices charged. However, anticipating a portion of Smoked Haddock (smoked haddock being the first 2 words of the "Smokey Breakfast" description), was much put out by the ABSENCE of a portion of Smoked Haddock on my plate. Discontent was further enhanced by subsequent and somewhat smug... More 

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1 Thank Michael B
Jemma D, General Manager at The Lock Inn Cafe, responded to this review

Very fair comment. You will note that we do not always respond to our Trip Advisor contributions. Although we take them all on board, given the number of staff and the volume of trade, it is sometimes difficult to investigate, establish and respond to what went wrong in the case of customer dissatisfaction. The Smokey is a hash of smoked... More 

Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we eat here regularly as the food it so good, the staff always cheerful and helpful and it doesn't cost a fortune if we take the whole family. We also love the assorted areas to eat from in the bar, on a tethered barge, under canvas, in a wooden pergola or just sitting outside.

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Thank lynne5552015
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here a few times, and whether you arrive with muddy bikes or muddy dogs, you're always welcome. The breakfast is nice, or just as for a bacon bap and a coffee, if you don't want the full breakfast. It's quirky, independent and friendly. What's not to like?

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Thank Conny J
Utzigen
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had two meals during our trip on a narrowboat. The first one was ok and good basic quality, the second one, a few days later, fish and chips, was almost indigestible and gave us real stomach problems. Both, fish and chips were bad. The café itself is kind of unique for boaters.

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Thank Aldo M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife have just returned from the Lock Inn where we stopped for a evening meal. I ordered the Gert Lush Burger which I have had before and highly recommend to any burger lovers. My wife had the Steak and chips which was perfectly cooked (medium rare) and was a nice piece of meat, not fatty like other... More 

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Thank BradLauraW
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm fire, friendly service, great food and atmosphere. This is a fantastic place to have a big breakfast.

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Thank Chris F
Yatton, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff, love the details and cosyness. The breakfast was amazing and good value.

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Thank Keith13204

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 18:00
Monday
08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 868068

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?