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The Kings Lock Inn

1 Booth Lane, Middlewich CW10 0JJ, England
+44 1606 836894
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scotch egg” (16 reviews)
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“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Booth Lane, Middlewich CW10 0JJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walk to this pub from the centre as we thought it looked lovely. But was fairly dissatisfied when we arrived The beers were all craft type and fairly expensive was going to eat but thought against it as the pub was very quiet. Must say...More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the Kings Lock last night and had a lovely evening with gorgeous freshly cooked food. We had Haddock, chunky chips & mushy peas which was beautifully cooked & my husband had the cheese & red onion pie which he said was very tasty. The...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Have eaten here on a couple of occasions and always found it to be very good. Special mention must go for the selection of beers etc. Cosy with decent and chatty staff

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We have stopped here several times before but the new menu and owners have done a great job in making this pretty canal-side pub even better! The meals we had were of excellent quality and good value for money. The hand-pumped beer was also excellent....More

Thank MandMStaffordshire
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were staying in Middlewich for a couple of nights and this place was recommended. We were shown to a table straight away and the staff were very pleasant and efficient. Unfortunately I didn't read the small print and ordered the cook it yourself rump...More

Thank sde23sde
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Recently bought by a local group, saving some local pubs!, good on em! The place has been spruced up and serving really top quality food, not fancy pants stuff, just well thought out, tasty and well seasoned dishes. Great beer, top quality service. its NOT...More

Thank richard w
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The food is good when there is any but that's it !!!! , witnessed several people being turned away as they had run out of food and also found the staff to b not so friendly when those people then decided to purchase beer from...More

Thank Ali Y
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The quality of the food was excellent and our party of seven all enjoyed their meals. This pub is well worth a visit.

Thank 17Holly7
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Lovely setting n the sun good selection of beer and gin. Food wise my black pudding starter was too much for me, I had cheese and onion pie, great pie not enough cheese. Elsewhere pate starter was too much, duck lovely as was fish and...More

1  Thank iantoes
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Called in here for lunch and we were disappointed that the items we were looking at on the menu were not available, menu on line appeared different to in the pub. Not impressed.

Thank 18ROX
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Janet E
14 April 2017|
Response from DamonHorrill | Property representative |
Hi Janet Thanks for getting in touch, do you have an email address for the menu? What time best for Sunday, we do have tables available Damon
8 April 2016|
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Response from Spike05Reg | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, best to give them a ring. Enjoy your meal with them.
1 June 2015|
Response from DamonHorrill | Property representative |
Hi Darren, could you provide an email address so I can send menus to you, our website is being developed unfortunately. Thanks for your interest and comments, much appreciated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Booth Lane, Middlewich CW10 0JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Middlewich
  • Phone Number: +44 1606 836894
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A traditional canal side watering hole, steeped in waterways culture and heritage. Boat shaped bar features no corporates but 6 local craft ales and 3 local craft lagers are made available alongside real ciders and perrys. The food is quite simply out of this world, locally sourced of course, contemporary interpretations of heritage cuisine using traditional methods. Chef Tom's fresh and loving preparation of all dishes reflects his passion for cooking and the satisfaction he gets from delivering more than is expected. Enjoy lively folk sessions in the bar and waterside entertainment in the summer, including the Middlewich Folk 'n' Boat Festival in June. Slow down, take a break and find a way to enjoy Dean's hospitality and The King's Lock Experience.
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