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Junction Lock Cumberland Basin, Bristol BS1 6XL, England
+44 117 925 5800
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (39 reviews)
“bubble squeak” (11 reviews)
“tiger bread” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Junction Lock Cumberland Basin, Bristol BS1 6XL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located under a roadway / flyover and overlooks Cumberland Basin. Some external seating on the wrong side of the building really. Food range was excellent as was the service! Very busy at lunchtime (Wednesday), excellent customer range! Service was faultless! only criticism (constructive) is the...More

1  Thank 99PSB
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Spend the majority of our weekend breakfast times at this place, the food is amazing the place is awesome and the views are beautiful. Staff are friendly and good with young children.

Thank Diesel020613
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Lengthy wait, crowded shouty atmosphere, over fried mushrooms (black) , vac packed bacon - unbelievably had to ask for the bill twice waiting anxiously to leave the noise of crashing forks - thankyou.

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Our favourite breakfast venue. Again the food was amazing and good helpings at a fair price. Attentive staff without being over the top. Nice to have time to catch up with friends in a great atmosphere of people enjoying themselves. Good that there is seating...More

Thank Marie W
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended always consistent with great service A delightful treat , breakfast cooked to perfection bubble and squeak was awesome the poached eggs absolutely perfect the lattes were great as well

Thank David W
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This may not sound like the most glamorous of buildings, being part of the road structure but it is in a great location overlooking the harbour and its lovely walks, with handy parking nearby (particularly if you are visiting at the weekend). It has a...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite places - Sometimes the simple things done well are soooo good, baked ham, egg & chips, what a delicious lunch! Spent a lovely, chilled afternoon at Lockside with great friends, eating, having a drink and catching up. Gary and team never...More

Thank ExpertJules
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We just had the best experience with Gary at Lockside hosting our Ruby Wedding party on Saturday night. It was an enormous success with all guests complementing the restaurant on it's amazing food and lovely cheery atmosphere! We set up our own music to play...More

2  Thank Kate N
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous spot, over looking the beautiful harbour & Clifton, very smart and clean, good coffee, nice menu, higher prices than most cafes but I was willing to give it a go, looked great when bubble and squeak poached eggs arrived but, oh dear no seasoning...More

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Visited lockside cafe this morning with 5 of my friends. It took at-least 10 minutes for someone to come over to the table to ask if we wanted any drinks/ we're ready to order. We all ordered hot drinks, breakfasts and requested a jug of...More

Thank sarah186220
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7 July 2017|
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Response from Martinfreye | Reviewed this property |
They do have an outside seating area but it's best to phone them and ask about dogs, they're friendly people so probably OK. Outside area is through cafe though, as far as I know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Junction Lock Cumberland Basin, Bristol BS1 6XL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 925 5800
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