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The Lock - Wilkins Tea Room

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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About
part of the Wilkins Jam Factory Tea rooms
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (193)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting one of the nicest venues We have visited Staff are friendly and welcoming Food is excellent and of course the cream Teas are delicious

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stephenp675
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the lock tea room today after a lovely walk with my two friends and babies, we was looking forward to a cup of tea, lunch and feeding our little ones before walking back. We were very disappointed with the service we received when we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank HCwright
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch today at the lock,fast friendly service the food was excellent especially the lemon flan. We sat outside in the sunshine by the river in lovely surroundings I would highly recommend a visit

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Janet C
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Both me and my friend had the afternoon tea. We got to choose a sandwich filling each for our two sandwiches, and we also were given 2 scones, and a range of little cakes. As a vegetarian I asked if the cakes were vegetarian to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch. I had plough mans the same as Mrs. Little one pizza baguette. Cappuccino and Tiptree juice. Really good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 734StephenS
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Met up with three friends for a long awaited lunch date. Table by window great, waitress was courteous and extremely helpful. That leaves the food. Some of us chose the avocado and mozzarella salad, we were warned it was a simple salad which was fine...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Very yummy love this place lots of lovely food to choose from, great atmosphere & service. Will certainly be back!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Redshoes1234
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We were touring the area and hadn't seen anywhere in Maldon we liked the look of, so decided this would do for a late lunch. Very pleasant, food fresh and tasty, with Tiptree chutneys and preserves as well as interesting soft drink combinations. Staff were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank banstead
Reviewed 8 August 2018

My husband and I had an enjoyable early evening meal at The Lock - Wilkins Tea Room recently over looking the Heybridge Basin. The staff greeted us with a pleasant smile, made us feel welcome. The drinks were very appetizing, the food was cooked to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank richards56102
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Breakfast,lunch (hot and cold) and afternoon tea.consistently good food and lovely staff All food is freshly made/cooked and meets their (obvious) exacting standards

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lj P
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Lindsi R
30 May 2017|
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Response from YvonneandWobert | Reviewed this property |
We didn't. Lots of people just walk in. I am not sure if you can book. Have a lovely time.
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sgpmonty
20 January 2017|
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Response from 139robk | Reviewed this property |
Can't get breakfast after 11am.
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Christine P
28 July 2016|
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Response from aaaaareeeree | Reviewed this property |
Yes about 100 meters up the road is a public car park
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