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The Lock Bar and Kitchen

The Runnymede-On-Thames | Windsor Road, Egham TW20 0AG, England
+44 1784 220999
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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The Runnymede-On-Thames | Windsor Road, Egham TW20 0AG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought the restaurant and bar staff were exceptional friendly efficient and welcoming. The food was excellent and service was without fault. This was our first visit but certainly wont be the last.More

Thank Katie T
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review of the Lock Bar and Kitchen at The Runnymede on Thames. I am thrilled that you found the team and service exceptional, friendly and efficient and the food excellent and without fault. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came to celebrate our 54th wedding anniversary earlier last month and we were not disappointed, far from it in fact. Our starters were risotto and asparagus with bruschetta, both of which were very tasty. We had duck for our main course...More

Thank Ge0n
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review of the Lock Bar and Kitchen at The Runnymede on Thames and I am delighted that you and your wife chose the Lock Restaurant for your 54th wedding anniversary and found the duck the best you have ever tasted....More

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Love this place , food is exceptional I’ve been here about 5 times on business it’s never let me down . There is so much good choices . Location is on the Thames and having a river side tables with boats going up and down...More

Thank Jupiter546
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your great review of the Lock Bar and Kitchen at the runnymede-on-thames and I am thrilled that you love the place and always enjoy a great meal while watching the boats pass by on the Thames. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

If you prefer table service and do not want the extensive buffet options that are on offer at the Leftbank restaurant then this will suit you. The menu choice is good and you can see the chefs preparing the food from your table. If the...More

Thank LondonDoDo007
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review of the Lock Bar and Kitchen at the runnymede-on-thames and I am pleased that you found the menu choices good and enjoyed our show kitchen, the riverside terrace as well as the great cocktails from the Lock Bar. We...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

We decided to take our parents to dinner here to celebrate their 48th Wedding Anniversary. This restaurant is next to and connected via the Runnymede-on-thames hotel, a luxury resort beside the River Thames that we passed by numerous times on the A30 towards Hounslow and...More

Thank Souro S
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your detailed and positive review of the runnymede-on-thames and I am pleased that you chose the Lock Restaurant for your parents 48th wedding anniversary and that you had a lovely experience and enjoyed the food and drinks. I am also pleased that...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We came here today to celebrate my parents 40th wedding anniversary. Our table was opposite the terrace doors so we had a good view overlooking the terrace and lock. Unfortunately the service was left to be desired, it took nearly 30 minutes for 2 starter...More

Thank lucinda242015
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review of the Lock Bar and Kitchen at the runnymede-on-thames. I am pleased that you chose the Lock Restaurant to celebrate your parents 40th Wedding Anniversary and that you enjoyed the food and the good views. I am, however, sorry that...More

Reviewed 28 July 2018

I ate dinner twice in this restaurant and enjoyed both occasions : once indoors and once outdoors. Service was professional and helpful. Really enjoyed the homemade tomato soup with croutons (£6.50) so this was taken both visits. One night I had pork chop with black...More

Thank Brian M
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thank you for your positive review of the Lock Bar and Kitchen at the runnymede-on-thames. I am pleased that you enjoyed the food on both occasions that you have visited. I can ensure you that the mushy peas are made fresh on site; we do...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

On arriving we walked down after seeing a nice bar just to see if there was a table in the garden, there were 5 of us and we saw a table just there with nobody on it. A foreign lady approached us and asked what...More

Thank mark s
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thank you for your review of the Lock Bar and Kitchen at the runnymede-on-thames. I am truly sorry that you had such a negative experience at the Lock restaurant; this is certainly not our standard to send guests away to wait in the Lock Bar...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

The restaurant is situated in the beautiful Runnymede Hotel. It is a very cosy restaurant with a simple but great menu and the food tastes amazing! I loved the smoked salmon I had for starter. The wine selection is good too and I ended up...More

Thank santamonica2006
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you for your lovely review of the runnymede-on-thames. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to the Lock Bar and Kitchen and the amazing food and wines. I am also pleased that you enjoyed the atmosphere even you were not able to have...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

I have been here for Sunday lunch many times and again this Sunday for my Sisters 50th. Always excellent food, service and very good value. We sat outside which is lovely by the Thames and in this superb weather. Highly recommended the staff are so...More

Thank CazzPUK
Runnymede_Manager, Guest Relations Manager at The Lock Bar and Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review of the runnymede-on-thames. I am thrilled that you chose the Lock Bar and Kitchen for your sister’s 50th Birthday and enjoyed excellent food and service and found it to be good value. It is also pleasing to know you...More

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Elizabet M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$41
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Runnymede-On-Thames | Windsor Road, Egham TW20 0AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Egham
  • Phone Number: +44 1784 220999
  • E-mail
Description
The Lock Bar & Kitchen located on the banks of the River Thames right beside the 'Bell Weir Lock' offers a sense of occasion without pretence, in a relaxed and informal setting, perfect to enjoy with friends and family. Expect home style cooking with dishes that are well known and loved; nothing fussy or complicated, just straightforward hearty dishes, prepared daily from the highest quality, fresh ingredients. The menu changes regularly to reflect the tastiest seasonal produce available with daily specials featured on the blackboard. Alongside the regular menu, every Sunday lunch the restaurant will be offering three courses for £25 which includes a starter and dessert and the roast of the day!*
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