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The Lock Up

182 Church Road | Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX, England
+44 117 329 0707
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“surf and turf” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
182 Church Road | Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX, England
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have visited for my daughter's 21st birthday last week, Delicious food, not to mention the great service, Little bit overpriced as you could probably find cheaper place to eat however definitely worh it.

Thank MarieleeWoods
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had trouble finding a restaurant with an availability r a family birthday on a Saturday evening, so used Trip Advisor to find somewhere. My goodness- we really struck lucky! This restaurant is a real gem. Amazing imaginative food, that is not in the least bit...More

Thank Nomad294003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Phoned & booked a table upstairs for 14,we recieved a phone call from management asking how long we required the table & advised them we would be there for pre dinner drinks and a three course meal. Arrived drinks,food,service was Excellent couldn’t,t fault it. Atfter...More

Thank Lyn321
Alexandra D, Owner at The Lock Up, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We would like to sincerely apologise for the lack of communication between ourselves here at The Lock Up. It was an oversight on our part and as tables are normally given around 3 hours to dine, the second party was booked in mistakingly after the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is how restaurants used to be and should be before everywhere was a chain. Honest amazing food with good service, perfect fish, tasty and well cooked. Such a lovely time.

Thank Georgieg2003
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal and would recommend it. The staff were brilliant - spot on mix of attentive yet not pushy or intrusive. Lovely pre-dinner espresso martinis, followed by delicious food that was well cooked and very tasty. Just the right sized portions. Dessert...More

Thank Polecatcaz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice range of drinks from beers to wines good food well cooked and seasoned warm welcoming and friendly staff. Reasonable prices but portions could be a little larger. Well worth a visit clean looes

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had a fabulous meal with cocktails and great service all on our doorstep. We had mackerel and arancini starters which were very tasty then steaks, sea bass and the vegetarian curry for mains. We would recommend them all.

Thank Lea K
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Visited on Wednesday, they were very busy, but did not wait too long for service nor for food. Lamb rump with cauliflower pure was delicious! Did not know about this hidden place, surely will come back! Definitely recommend!

Thank Proudmoore1812
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I am so glad that real and genuine restaurants like this still exist. Food was lovely and had obviously been made with real chef passion, you pay for what you get and expect. Thank you and well done to all the staff for a truly...More

Thank pp19921992
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

3-6 happy hour cocktails, staff are lovely and friendly, know how to make a good cocktail. Nice relaxing atmosphere x

1  Thank Vinnie M
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5 February 2017|
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Response from Surj S | Reviewed this property |
Its lively but no loud music. It has a good atmosphere but you don't need to shout at the person next to you during conversation. Great place for couples and for larger parties. If sat outside, it can be a little noisey with... More
30 October 2016|
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Response from Siobhan W | Reviewed this property |
I've had a large booking of 18 in the upstairs area and food and service were both excellent.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 182 Church Road | Redfield, Bristol BS5 9HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 329 0707
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