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££ - £££, British,
copthurst Lane | Heapey, Chorley PR6 8LP, England
+44 1257 263328
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“rice pudding” (2 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
copthurst Lane | Heapey, Chorley PR6 8LP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyable place to go after walk whether just for a drink or for a meal. Food keeps getting better. Favourites include cauliflower crust pizza and the squid. Wonderful selection of gin and various tonics. Now dog friendly which is a bonus. Melissa is always friendly...More

Thank greyhoundfrances
Reviewed 4 days ago

For such a beautiful looking pub and surroundings it was a total let down. The cheese and onion pie was just about warm and lacking in flavour and also lacking layers of different cheeses it also came as a slice rather than an individual pie...More

1  Thank antony y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time we went was the best time. Food was slow to arrive but they were busy and not been open very long so not many staff. The food was really well presented and very good. Second time we went it wasn't as busy and...More

Thank Newie_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a walking group of 12 all had lunch mainly choosing the cheese pie. Not something I would normally have but will go back just to have again,it was a proper pie, wedge cut,not in a dish with a topping of puff pastry. the...More

1  Thank midomarl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The management appear to have no pride in their work. Sample jars of beer on the bar were cloudy. I selected a beer which did not have a sample jar... more in hope than expectation. Very poorly kept and presented beer. I would not eat...More

1  Thank Kevin E
Michael H, Owner at TOP LOCK, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Seems like an inappropriate/unfair review Kevin (1review) We take great pride in everything we do. Our cellar is managed but a professional Cask guy 3 times a week and our coulour jars changed daily, people pick these up and shake hence they some times seem...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little pub on the canal soon to be our new local :) great food, pleasant staff. We love it. It's great for walking along the canal or just watching the world go by. Gets busy during the lunch rush so get there early!

1  Thank muppetina2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a meal for myself and 9 friends, plus two babies & a dog last weekend! The service and atmosphere was great & the food was just amazing!! I recommended the garlic bread & the dr.pepper ribs....seriously delicious!!!! The place has recently been done...More

2  Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has recently been done up. Today was fairly busy. Either table service or bar service for food not both. I had a Lamb Rogan Josh. This was served on a cold plate, the rice was cold and watery. The curry was good though....More

1  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having passed through this pub whilst on walks , I had yet to try the food . The last time I was passing , the pub was in the process of being refurbished, so I had to wait to get in there to try it...More

2  Thank mikezhivago
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My last review of the Top Lock prompted a reply from management who agreed with me that the issues we experienced were teething troubles. So as suggested by that response we visited again today. Again I had the burger and my wife went for the...More

2  Thank Ian B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: copthurst Lane | Heapey, Chorley PR6 8LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Chorley
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 263328
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CAMRA listed REAL ALE PUb with Indian/English food - good selection of real cask ales a real gem of a place if you can find it next to leeds-liverpool canal lock moorings nice spot to drin koutside in summer also do special ice cream
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