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The Top Lock

££ - £££, British,
Copthurst Lane | Heapey, Chorley PR6 8LP, England
+44 1257 263328
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good11%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cheese pie” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
LOCATION
Copthurst Lane | Heapey, Chorley PR6 8LP, England
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Went here for a meal with friends . Asked to choose our menu in advance which was fine . I chose the beef bourgignon in a bread bowl. Enormous and served with boiled and roast potatoes - a carb lovers dream! Staff friendly and helpful...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cust0merservicequeen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have become regulars here and love it... Popped in with our Daisy (3) this weekend - She fancied Sausage & Mash - and eat every bit! Service excellent .. and Staff were really great - even brought Daisy a coloring book to keep her...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shauna-Peter
Top L, General Manager at The Top Lock, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many Thanks for your lovely 5* review. We're so glad you and Daisy enjoy your visits,we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, ....quick service, enjoyed our 'hunters chicken and fish and chips' meals..... Thank you👍

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Julie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us dropped in on a Sunday at 2.00pm. Told there were no tables inside despite several being empty and stayed empty for the duration of our visit. Ordered 3 starters and 5 mains for just under £100. Person on the till was not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Retford_Chris
Top L, General Manager at The Top Lock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm very sorry to hear you weren't happy with your visit yesterday. We were extremely busy with bookings which is why our tables were reserved. None of our tables were free for more than 20-30 minutes at any point yesterday and although we always try...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went and both ordered off the new vegan menu. The food was incredible. The best we've both had in a long time. The atmosphere was very nice and chilled. Would most definitely recommend and will be returning.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nicholas W
Top L, General Manager at The Top Lock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many Thanks for your 5 star review,we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in for a quick lunch while walking the dog along the canal on a Sunday afternoon. Staff where nice enough to squeeze us in even though all the tables were reserved. Great table service and food was good, well presented pub food. We expected...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank lauren t
Top L, General Manager at The Top Lock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your visit overall and am surprised to hear you felt people weren't happy with you having your dog with you. We have dogs in all day everyday, we are very well...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We went on the recommendations of a friend, as we were in the area. The place is clean and has friendly staff who welcome you on arrival..It was bonfire night so not many people were in so we had the pick of where to sit...Lovely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stuart B
Top L, General Manager at The Top Lock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many Thanks for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your meal and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 October 2018

My wife and I had been walking along the canal and decided to go for a couple of bowls of soup and a couple of drinks.The pub was deserted and no wonder the soup arrived cold watery with a slice of tasteless bread.We returned it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank michael m
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited several times for food or just a drink & always find it excellent. It is one of the only local places that allow dogs which makes it perfect as it’s on the canal & makes a great stop off point. Our last...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jemima67
Reviewed 22 October 2018

8 of us had lunch today 22/10/18. Lovely pub, nice ambience, pleasant and helpful staff. But the food, for the price, was less than what we expected. My asparagus starter, costing £6.75, was cold! My halloumi burger, cost £11 it came with a bun, 2...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank anne201127
Michael H, General Manager at The Top Lock, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hi Anne. Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review, Very pleased to hear you like the pub in general and were happy with the service. Dissapointed to hear your found the food 'mediocre' as two burgers you meantion are incredibly popular and...More

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Karen M
30 October 2018|
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Response from Texmaniac | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a bar as well as food.
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mummiee
6 July 2018|
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Response from Eastham2768 | Reviewed this property |
The car park is only small and quite busy. I don’t think it would be ideal for your motor home.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
Description
UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP The Top Lock is now owned by Imagine Inns, the creative brains of the Award Winning Butlers Arms in Pleasington. with some major development planned for 2018. Fresh locally sourced food as you've here had. 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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