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The Big Lock

) #3 of 19 Restaurants in Middlewich $$ - $$$ , British,
Webbs Lane | CW10 9DN, Middlewich CW10 9DN, England
+44 1606 833489
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (21 reviews)
“gammon” (10 reviews)
“chilli” (8 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Webbs Lane | CW10 9DN, Middlewich CW10 9DN, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first time eating here and what a great find. The £5 menu had plenty of choice, although the regular menu is really good value anyway. Food was very tasty and service was quick and friendly. It's a great spot to sit and watch the...More

Thank NbMaggieMay
Reviewed 1 week ago

8 of us went for a friends birthday and we had a great experience , the staff were friendly and so helpful with the birthday cake we brought with us , the was plenty of choice on the menu and specials board and the prices...More

Thank izzypam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, good choice on menu, quick service, we regularly go for Sunday roast or just for a snack

Thank Anita K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great pub, great location. Called in for dinner and really enjoyed both the choice and quality. Really well looked after by Tyler, who provided excellent friendly service.

1  Thank David3H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Decided to visit after hearing all of the hype and after reading a lot of the reviews about the "chips to die for" and the "succulent steak and ale pie"! First impressions were of an old musty scruffy old pub in desperate need of a...More

Thank johndsloan45523
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends for a meal. Booked our table for early evening however on arrival we were told there would be a 45 minute wait for any meals!! Not acceptable to accept a large party at the detriment of your other diners. If the chefs...More

Thank Silkytim333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited early evening for drinks and a meal. We were very impressed by how friendly and helpful the staff were without exception. The Big Lock is situated right by a canal lock. Seating is available outside and also on a balcony overlooking the lock....More

Thank bripar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has typical pub food, but there are better options in the area. What this place does have is an excellent location. It's alright I guess.

Thank gary c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us visited for a birthday meal and the food was excellent. The service was good and there wasn't a massive wait for the food to arrive. 3 of the party had the fish and it was lovely. There was a good choice for...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Big Lock Offers fine dining and drinks at a canal side setting The meals are fresh and wholesome With a good choice of menu items. Also great tasting beers with good choice.

Thank georgeeboy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
00:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Webbs Lane | CW10 9DN, Middlewich CW10 9DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Middlewich
  • Phone Number: +44 1606 833489
  • E-mail
Situated on the Trent & Mersey canal on lock 75 The Big Lock has been refurbished in 2012 and recently reoccupied by previous tenants Ken & Jackie Pickles in Feb 2013 having run the pub Nov 2008 to June 2011.We have a bar area & snug with pool table lounge areas and a restaurant with a balcony over looking the canal with outside seating front & canal side with a function room available to hire over looking the canal. There is a large car park available for walkers and pub visitors. We are open all day every day and serve food every day all day.
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