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Junction Lock Cumberland Basin, Bristol BS1 6XL, England
+44 117 925 5800
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“bubble squeak” (12 reviews)
“poached eggs” (25 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met friends here for brunch. Lockside serve breakfast all day and has an interesting and varied menu. I had the toasted tiger bread with avocado, beef tomato, bacon and halloumi. Whilst very tasty I did think it was steep at £11.25. I Had 2 cappuccinos...More

Thank BecciT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great place to eat, either with friends or family. We love meeting here with our dear friends every month. We eat, chat & just enjoy the atmosphere of others doing the same. The food is consistently brilliant in my opinion, made from locally...More

Thank Marie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a perfect breakfast experience go to the fabulous Lockside. There’s plenty of parking, inside and outside seating, lovely staff and food second to none. I’ve only ever had breakfast there and have never been disappointed. Top quality ingredients, served hot and totally...More

Thank mona129
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting lockside. Ham, Poached eggs bubble and squeak is amazing! My partner had the large breakfast and said it was also amazing! Thank you Will be back soon! :) xx

Thank jodielouise1231
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We visit the Lockside on a monthly basis for breakfast with friends. We have also used it for lunch with family. It is consistent in it`s delivery of really good food and good service. We find the staff attentive without being overbearing and there is...More

Thank GaryPhillips54
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Overpriced and poor quality lunch (£10.95 for a dry omelette and over cooked chips) served in cafe with little atmosphere and 50% unattentive staff. Definitely not for kids and hard to recommend any positives.

1  Thank jonwells1976
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We visit Lockside for breakfast usually, so it was lovely to go for lunch with friends that had only been there once before. We certainly weren't disappointed, we were greeted with the great friendly welcome and shown to our table looking out to the amazing...More

3  Thank Marie W
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday lunchtime booked two weeks ago as it gets very busy at lunchtime .Arrived on time & was shown straight to the table the place was packed & buzzing .i had the risotto which was excellent.three others had the chicken special & the remaining...More

1  Thank mikeherbert19
Reviewed 21 March 2018

A friend invited me and sixteen others to join her for Bubble and Brunch to celebrate her 70th birthday. Gary and his team did us proud. Everybody enjoyed the ambience and the super selection of brunch. I thought it was so good that I have...More

1  Thank hilliemason
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Saturday morning visit. Very popular and busy. Good service. Very nice breakfast. The nice interior belies the unattractive exterior appearance. Will certainly return

Thank jandlUk
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Robert M
24 January 2018|
Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robert Not too sure which menu you are looking at as there are several menus - if there are any confusion I would suggest ringing them after checking which menu it is on Their telephone number appears to be 0117 9255... More
alan w
30 December 2017|
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Response from Ann L | Reviewed this property |
I have just checked the front page of the website and this confirms the fact that it was Sid's café in only fools and horses and hope that this answers your question Excellent café but it does get very busy
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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