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The Lock Keeper

Pilkington Way, Radcliffe, Bury, England
+44 161 723 3502
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good14%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible39%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
“play area” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pilkington Way, Radcliffe, Bury, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went as a family for lunch. We were there at 11.45. So i had the breakfast. My sister waited til 12 and ordered a main meal. The food was all nice, arrived quickly, was hot, And cooked as required. The 2 meals for £10.00 section...More

Thank MrsHen3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just called for a quick drink and food with friends all I can say is that this is very average food was ok drinks where fine staff where ok average place with an average bill

Thank Dennisandsilva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All day I was thinking about a nice Sunday roast dinner, I should have gone somewhere else. To start with starters and mains came together, so roast was not hot when I got to it, the meat was more fat than beef. I asked for...More

Thank Victormoz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been a hard day in work and I decide to go with my daughter for something to eat, the girl who took the order from us was not the friendliest person, a smile wouldn't have gone amiss. We waited around 40 minutes for...More

Thank Robeynators
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here tonight and waited 45 minutes for our meal. We then ordered deserts and got told they only had two in the kitchen, so 45 minute wait for deserts. Half full pub at this stage . Food presentation very good.Meat needs beating before...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the worst pub food we have ever had. They had no baked potatoes, no veggie gravy for veggie sausages and mash, my fish cake was burnt and served in a dog bowl, no mac and cheese, ordering the food was excruciatingly slow. Will...More

2  Thank Karl L
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I visited this place with my family yesterday. At 8.30 in the evening my son visited the bathroom and was locked in by a member of staff. She also locked a fire exit. My son suffers from claustrophobia. She was unbelievably rude to my son...More

1  Thank Ange2608
General Manager A, Manager at The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi I have tried to contact yourself via phone and I today also emailed via head office again apologies for your unsatisfactory visit with ourselves If would like to contact us to discuss further please do so.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Pleasantly surprised as heard a lot of bad press about this place but it had a play area indoors for kids which was vital as it was raining and they are NOT my children! It was not busy at 3pm on Sunday. Staff were friendly....More

Thank Camperslastlunch
General Manager A, Manager at The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are very glad to hear about your visit and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Its a pub? Yes it is but it's pub with good kitchen that know what they cooking. Every time I eat here never can finish as plates are so big. Definitely come hungry and you can be sure you won't be disappointed

Thank p3t3r85
General Manager A, Manager at The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Peter, thank you so much for the positive review! As we always say, we like to feed you full - we don't scrimp with our portions! We hope to see you soon, have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Before I start my review on here I did contact the pub on their Facebook page, apparently they're very responsive to messages yet over a week has passed and no reply or apology. Previously I was there in May and this time ordered the same...More

1  Thank Natsmu
General Manager A, Manager at The Lock Keeper, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

We're so, so sorry you had this experience here - usually we're able to tell the customer beforehand if there is a shortage of food and we can offer you a different choice at the till. If you'd like to get in touch and give...More

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Response from baz1960 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pilkington Way, Radcliffe, Bury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bury  >  Radcliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 161 723 3502
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