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The Lock Inn Cafe

48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
+44 1225 868068
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“black pudding” (8 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 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 3 days ago via mobile

I had the World Famous, ‘Boatman’s Breakfast’ and it was great! Good atmosphere, lovely surroundings and fantastic family staff.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved this, real feel good place, unique settings right on the canal and vast array of choices for food. Cheap as well and friendly staff. Could not fault and will be visiting lots!

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another great visit to the Lock Inn food and service good. The only sad part was we didn't see Dick! Having a day off hopefully! See you all soon :)

Thank 397lynnec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm afraid wont be coming back here, I've never seen such dirty crockery and glasses plus my glass was chipped, the eggs were terrible and the whole breakfast wasn't hot enough I also thought kitchen staff had to wear gloves theses days. May help a...More

Thank pompey190
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had pre booked our table (advised at busy periods this place is VERY popular and rightfully so the staff were friendly and helpful our order took next to no time and was beautifully presented and cooked well canal side cafe is a added bonus

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a returning visit it’s just one of those places where if you need a good breakfast and you are near Bradford-on-Avon. Look out for the Canal Trust car park then you have no excuse then to walk off the breakfast!!.....just do it you...More

Thank St4ontour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful quirky place, fantastic food and nothing too much trouble.Lovely owner very friendly place please go and see for youselves.

Thank susanannl
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Great for lunch, nice canal setting. Excellent service. Just enjoy it! Got to add more, looks like in summer it would be full, outside space not a problem, really liked it but ffs can't I just say that!!!???

Thank Bricker67
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

The lock inn has to be one of the cosiest & friendliest places I’ve ever been too, top notch food & great service. Can’t fault anything

Thank anonymous250196
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Fantastic quirky restaurant with great food. Eat in the lounge, a shed, a summer house or a canal boat, the choice is yours (or not unless you book as this place gets rather busy) The menu itself makes you smile with all the little soundbites...More

Thank Robert D
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Louise F
19 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
4 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, Groups, View, 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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