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Foxton Locks Inn

££ - £££, British,
Foxton Locks Lower Lock Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough LE16 7RA, England
+44 116 279 1515
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (20 reviews)
“gammon” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Foxton Locks Lower Lock Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough LE16 7RA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated right away and our food came quickly. We sat in the glass house with a lovely view of the canal. Service was great but not intrusive. It was a nice respite from the cool temperatures outside to warm up with a lovely...More

1  Thank KoaKumu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came to the Foxton Locks Inn with friends for lunch on a Saturday. My husband and I were seated and were waiting for our friends to join us. During this time, no one came to offer to take a drink order, which was somewhat...More

Thank Felicity L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On Sunday February 11th my family and I went for a lunch-time meal at Foxton Locks Inn, near Market Harborough, Leic's. This restaurant is in a lovely location overlooking a canal basin, lots of barges, lock gates, swans, ducks, you get the idea? Service was...More

Thank 1265Steve
Rosie R, Public Relations Manager at Foxton Locks Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Steve, many thanks for taking the time to leave a review and for joining us on Sunday. Thank you for your comments, we try to make sure all of our meals are good portion sizes, as well as being good quality and value, so...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called in when visiting the locks and what a bonus - jazz band playing on a Friday lunchtime. Bit chilly in the conservatory but food and service fine (Fosters £2.50) only snag was their card readers were down so cash preferred. The jazz was great,...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a pint of the pub’s own bitter with an excellent roast beef and horseradish baguette. Lots of other delicious meals on the comprehensive menu. Very friendly and professional service and as a bonus, a superb view of the canal and the moored and passing...More

Thank R#0Pjb8 W
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

After visiting Market Harborough in the morning we decided to have a change of scenery and have lunch at the Foxton Locks Inn. View was lovely from the conservatory but drinks proved to be expensive. £3 for pint of Pepsi. Meal of Steak & Kidney...More

Thank rbllove
Reviewed 27 January 2018

The staff were all young and seemed totally disorganised. Tables were only half cleared and there seemed to be no one supervising the staff. One of our children's meals didn't arrive and we were told it wasn't ordered or paid for when in fact it...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lovely food and drink either inside out on the patio or in the large garden area.Prices not bad either.

Thank anthonybishop05
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Felt special from the moment we walked in. Didn’t mind that I had dirty boots on and happily served us. Cask ales and Guest beers on offer. Just had a jacket potato but it was lovely. Well worth the money

Thank catpawz2017
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I came here with a group of friends for my 30th. We was quickly shown to our seat with our menus but about 20 minutes later we had to ask for someone to come and take our drink and food order. The drinks came soon...More

Thank Janine H
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Amiee B
21 February 2018|
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Response from Sulleysgirl58 | Reviewed this property |
This was a totally wonderful place - families, couples, pets! I couldn't think of a more welcoming place in the whole world.
27 May 2017|
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Response from andrew_jmdata | Reviewed this property |
Communication from this part of Leicestershire is only on tin cans and string. It's a lovely place though. Great views and lovely local villages. A heap of rich industrial history at the locks. We have been to one of the... More
24 February 2017|
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Response from Murphysdi | Reviewed this property |
They certainly had vegetarian options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foxton Locks Lower Lock Gumley Road, Foxton, Market Harborough LE16 7RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Market Harborough  >  Foxton
  • Phone Number: +44 116 279 1515
  • E-mail
The Foxton Locks Inn is a popular location for food and drink. A recent winner of the Leicestershire Tourism Awards 'best pub' category it is a well visited site especially in the summer months and at the weekends. It's large beer garden can accommodate hundreds in the summer with views over the water. It also has a separate function room available for private parties.
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