We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Lock Inn Cafe

48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
+44 1225 868068
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“black pudding” (8 reviews)
“burger” (19 reviews)
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (631)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 624 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I am a fussy person where food is concerned and have used the lock inn many many times and credit where credit is due it has always been perfect and thats why i kept returning every meal perfect !! however last Sunday it was not...More

Thank Michael d
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife & I arrived for Sunday lunch and thought there were no tables left...but Dick quickly found space for us and we enjoyed a lovely roast meal. Service fast and friendly. Will definitely return, thanks.

Thank alan h
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arranged a family visit to the Lock Inn last Saturday as Dick ( owner) had kindly agreed to us putting a memorial bench there for our late Son as this was his favourite café. We booked the boat as thought it would be easier...More

1  Thank sue b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Up market British cafe food in lovely location. Despite the crowded tables our food arrived quickly and was very nice. Big portions of hearty food. Surprisingly wide menu. Enjoyed the vibe in the place despite being moaned at constantly by mother in law. She didn't...More

Thank Reverendnoggin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely evening with friends. Cosy and relaxed. Food good and excellent service. Lovely atmosphere. See you soon!

Thank 397lynnec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family meal in the Lock Inn while staying in Bradford - Fantastic welcome, quirky pub / restaurant with an eclectic mix of vintage signs and memorabilia right on the canalside. Menu was varied, extensive and great value. Food was delicious. service first...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been twice, the first time was pretty average but the second time I'd say the food was very good. I say the atmosphere is a bit manic because the staff are running around at top speed. You feel like if you move too much...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met with large group of friends- booked as a Sunday. Food as usual fresh and delicious. Also great value for money. The owner is great at doing his very best for his customers and a good laugh too. We gladly travel half an hour to...More

Thank DarthGolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot beat the breakfast here, delicious and very good value. Brilliant location, we went in here on a recent narrowboat holiday. Dogs are very welcome

1  Thank Sallie H
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

3 of us had a world famous boatmans breaky. the fayre on the plate can be changed around to suit your tastes, all three of ours were slightly different to each other's. 1 scrambled egg on toast and one currant tea cake. washed down with...More

Thank Steve H
Nearby Restaurants
189 reviews
.55 km away
Bridge Tea Rooms
552 reviews
.58 km away
The Weaving Shed
292 reviews
.62 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tithe Barn
278 reviews
.27 km away
Cross Guns
64 reviews
.55 km away
The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon
184 reviews
.60 km away
Bradford-on-Avon Wharf
124 reviews
.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Louise F
19 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Phil B | Reviewed this property |
As with other answers it was 9pm when we were there in mid September, try checking their website
4 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Andy F |
Park in the train station. It's a cut through via the river path.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Frome Road, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Bradford-on-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 868068
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing