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The Lock Inn Cafe

48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
+44 1225 868068
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“black pudding” (8 reviews)
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“ice cream” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has just got better and better over the years. Great location on the canal with lots going on. Always busy due to the good food and good staff. Lots of fun things to look at with "Oh, I remember that when I was...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place to go for the great atmosphere! It’s always a please with breakfasts perfect for a hangover, the staff are always brilliant even when the place is packed, which is summer is always, love this place the menu is great, something for everyone. Can’t...More

Thank 570fin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely visit down in town - we had a full Christmas roast which was lovely, and again, lovely staff. Drinks were great and locals welcoming. Thoroughly recommend and will be returning.

Thank churren84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is local to me & always a delight to go there. Breakfast is alway first class! The menus is entertaining, lovely friendly staff & a wonderful quirky cafe/restaurant. Easy to bribe the kids on a canal walk, with the offer of breakfast/lunch or ice...More

Thank Janis C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With more seating that you may think from the towpath, this is the place to go if you're hungry for a full english breakfast. We ate in a converted canal boat. Huge portions, with good veggie options. Even though it was early afternoon, pretty much...More

Thank Roland H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a fussy person where food is concerned and have used the lock inn many many times and credit where credit is due it has always been perfect and thats why i kept returning every meal perfect !! however last Sunday it was not...More

1  Thank Michael d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife & I arrived for Sunday lunch and thought there were no tables left...but Dick quickly found space for us and we enjoyed a lovely roast meal. Service fast and friendly. Will definitely return, thanks.

Thank alan h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a family visit to the Lock Inn last Saturday as Dick ( owner) had kindly agreed to us putting a memorial bench there for our late Son as this was his favourite café. We booked the boat as thought it would be easier...More

1  Thank sue b
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Up market British cafe food in lovely location. Despite the crowded tables our food arrived quickly and was very nice. Big portions of hearty food. Surprisingly wide menu. Enjoyed the vibe in the place despite being moaned at constantly by mother in law. She didn't...More

Thank Reverendnoggin
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening with friends. Cosy and relaxed. Food good and excellent service. Lovely atmosphere. See you soon!

Thank 397lynnec
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Louise F
18 October 2017|
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Response from Phil B | Reviewed this property |
As with other answers it was 9pm when we were there in mid September, try checking their website
3 April 2016|
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Response from Andy F |
Park in the train station. It's a cut through via the river path.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 868068
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