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Roaches Lock Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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387 Manchester Road, Mossley OL5 9BB, England
+44 1457 837151
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Wales Great Britain
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128 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location next to the lochs if you fancy a stroll after lunch, it is however next to a busy road. Lovely staff and lunch menu varied. Small portions and with three courses for £7.95 great value. I doubt it is all freshly made and cooked but nevertheless very acceptable. We stayed over two hours enjoying our visit and felt... More 

Thank 71Tink
Stockport, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here a couple of years ago, and don`t remember thinking that much of it. Not good, not bad, just a well situated village pub not worth commenting on one way or the other. So when we called in again last week, I was expecting your average pub grub, nothing more. And for that reason, I ordered a pint... More 

Thank Peter F
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and family come to eat here, the service was ok but the food was terrible the food was either under cooked or over cooked, the prices for the food went worth the money don't think I'll be doing it again

Thank Michaela Y
Oldham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like it here, we have visited here quite a few times and have never been disappointed. Roaches lock sits on the edge of the canal, it's peaceful and has lots of charm. There is a large outdoor space as well as the indoor to eat, pets are also welcome in the outside space so it's a must when walking the... More 

Thank debbieann55
Manchester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of room for improvement! Due to the the top end prices being charged, the food served could be considered to be below par. The dinning area and tables lacked "atmosphere", more like what you may expect to find in your local cafe. May be a candle or two, and properly set out tables would help. However, the evening singer... More 

1 Thank BikerSteve1
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Decidedly below average meal - no atmosphere at all, high prices for what was served. Maybe the clue should have been the advert for a chef and assistant in the window!

1 Thank Tim K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great food, stunning location with the canal right outside which is great for people with dogs. Definitely recommend it!

1 Thank charlotte_lloyd12
Stockport, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stopped here today on the way to Holmfirth with sister and an old friend, had a lovely lunch all fresh and home cooked and service was excellent. Staff could not have been nicer will certainly be coming back

2 Thank _sheilaroberts80
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Been today lovely food friendly efficient staff ,A rated ****** great prices and lovely location will definitely go again if in area thanks

1 Thank rainie13
Manchester, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Visited with my friend on a Thursday evening for a payday treat and were very impressed! We were going to have the weekday deal but there wasn't anything my friend liked (she is picky) we had a combo starter to share - WOW! Everything on there tasted fresh and delicious! It consisted of breaded mushrooms, huge onion rings, garlic bread,... More 

1 Thank denise u

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Manchester Road, Mossley OL5 9BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Mossley
  • Phone Number: +44 1457 837151
Lovely pub

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?