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“Great beer selection and Tuesday is curry night”
Review of TOP LOCK

TOP LOCK
Ranked #77 of 206 Restaurants in Chorley
Cuisines: Indian
Description: 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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Description: 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
Reviewed 25 July 2014

Friends and I have been enjoying the wide ranging choice of beers here for many years, and on occasion have been fortunate enough to be there on a Tuesday when the pub serves whichever curry dish Mel has concocted. After last Tuesday's curry experience (not to mention the excellent "Windermere Pale") I was moved to write this. This week's curry was called Chicken Pardiso, (that was the spelling on the chalkboard - should it have been Paradiso?) of which we'd never heard. It was truly one if the best curries I've ever had, and at £7.50 for a huge portion with rice including poppadoms and pickles to start, was excellent value.
The pub is not luxurious and the atmosphere can be intruded upon by loud locals huddled at the bar, but the staff are friendly and efficient and canal side locations are always interesting. If it's good beer and grub you're after don't miss it.

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2  Thank fmcmartinb
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

I have my boat moored outside.
The menu, though limited (and not a bad thing in itself) frequently changes and represents good value for money in this extremely popular pub.
For rare spells this afternoon the queue at the bar has been less than three deep with at least three bar staff serving. The rural location and lack of through traffic lead to quite a crowd of people outside enjoying the sunshine and the view.
Has the advantage of not being part of a chain.
One for boaters to enjoy after having worked up a thirst coming up the locks - spoilt for choice in terms of well-kept real ales.

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3  Thank rpscott
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

Bacon, cheese and leek. Quite good. We were hoping to get in to the Malthouse, but it was too busy. After a 10 minute walk along the canal, we came across it and I had the pie. given the sketchy interior, the food made up for it. I would definitely go again. A 10 for the gravy.

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1  Thank mariobourque
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

It is quite a while since my wife and I visited the Top Lock. We only have a bar snack and I am pleased to say that the quality of food has not deteriorated-the hot beef barm,with onions and gravy was yummy. The only criticism is that there is an exhorbitant charge for soda water!!

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2  Thank Bernie-skegs
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Reviewed 17 June 2014

Good choice of beers. Wanted daily pie but unavailable. Three of us had fish and chips which were excellent.

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1  Thank Barbara B
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