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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)
“steak burger” (12 reviews)
“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 26 June 2017 via mobile

A warm friendly pub, right on lock 71 of the Trent & Mersey. Sadly food stopped at 6pm on Sunday and none at all Monday, so can't comment, but lovely place to sit and watch the world pass by

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Our last night from being on a canal boat holiday. The pub was a bit basic and spit and saw dust but the food is delightful. We were very impressed- the quality was absolutely unbelievable. The best fish and chips my husband and I have...More

Thank ellyhampshire
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Arrived on Thursday lunch time on spec, the pub was very quiet 2 chaps drinking outside, 1 inside and my partner & I. I had the steak burger, my partner the beer batted haddock, my burger was very good, about the best I have had...More

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Not sure where to start. We were 5 people. Arrived , ordered drinks and sat outside with the menus. Ordered the food. 55 mins later i went to ask how much longer our meal would be ? The young waitress said she would find out,...More

4  Thank spursman9999
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Had a fab meal here lady serving was so nice and calm as she was very busy bit nothing was to much trouble also the chef we were told was only 16 what a star in the making 7 of us and everyone's meals were...More

1  Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Went for lunch today and were amazed at the very high standard of the home cooked food. It was probably one of the best meals we've had in a long time. Moira's home made big chips to die for. Will definitely be visiting more often....More

3  Thank jenzafoodie
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We called at the Kings Lock pub after a nice long walk along the canal. Being dog friendly we were able to sit inside (as we had our 3 year old daughter with us too and I wasn't sure about sitting so close to the...More

1  Thank jennypegg9
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Went for Sunday dinner..and the meal was out of this world..well done who ever prepared it..will definitely go again..

2  Thank Geoffrey R
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This pub alongside the canal is a great place to visit great food and beers. Inside a bit basic but on hot days the outside area is great as the name suggest a canal lock right outside.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

For the THIRD time running we have visited for a lunchtime meal only to find they had no chef! This place is not a restaurant any more.

2  Thank Spike05Reg
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Questions & Answers
31 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from car0lr65 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know if dogs are allowed inside but they do have tables out the front and a garden at the back
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, 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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