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The Kings Lock Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
1 Booth Lane, Middlewich CW10 0JJ, England
+44 1606 836894
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scotch egg” (16 reviews)
“steak burger” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1 Booth Lane, Middlewich CW10 0JJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Have eaten here on several occasions and always have a lovely meal. The menu is rather limited only offering a choice of about 6-8 main courses, but you know that its freshly prepared and not from a microwave packet. Service is pleasant and there's a...More

Thank 68kam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last visited one year ago and was a 5/5. Utterly disappointed with my latest visit: I asked the waiter if the sirloin steak was cut thick or thin - his reply it’s thick. Within the group we ordered a medium a medium/rare. 2 minutes before...More

2  Thank HeartBigSteaks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here on several occasions. The food (unusually now) is prepared and cooked not microwaved and you can taste the difference. The staff are friendly and efficient. Good selection of real ales and newly arrived Peroni Strongly recommend.

1  Thank peter c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent place for a lunchtime stop.We have stopped here several times over the past few months and we have never been disappointed. The food is beautifully presented and tastes delicious. The beer is excellent, local and hand-pumped. The bar maid today was friendly, courteous...More

1  Thank MandMStaffordshire
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Called in on a walk today and the pub was empty. The member of staff was very friendly and helpful. Sat by the freshly lit fire and listened to the music great atmosphere. Ordered the chicken taglatelli & steak burger both delivered in good time...More

Thank Mrpoetry
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Ate here yesterday. I had the lamb and my partner had the sea bass. Both were lovely and great value. I have not scored it 5 out of 5 because my lamb was slightly chewy but that did not spoil it for me. It was...More

Thank anne r
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely festive menu & food was beautiful & plentiful, been severel times and always enjoy. Staff really nice also.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Called in for lunch. Wonderful log fire making the place warm and cozy. Lunch was excellent, home cooked fat chips and my steak baguette was lovely, the steak was tender and just the right amount of Stilton so not overpowered. Looking forward to sampling the...More

1  Thank jenzafoodie
Reviewed 15 October 2017 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
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Questions & Answers
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$ 17
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, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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