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Grove | Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard LU7 OQU, England
01525380940
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Beside Lock 28 of the Grand Union Canal, lies a shining example of the...
Beside Lock 28 of the Grand Union Canal, lies a shining example of the great English pub. The Grove Lock serves up hearty food, traditional ales and wonderful views over the water.
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Visitor rating
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely service

Very welcoming and a lovely environment. They went out of their way to help us with my sons lunch as he suffers from allergies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
smitch41
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england
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  • Scenic view
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225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Aylesford, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This place is great, the team are always very helpful & friendly, even when they are busy, food is great, beer is bang on the money, and the place is always clean.

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england
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very welcoming and a lovely environment. They went out of their way to help us with my sons lunch as he suffers from allergies.

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, please call in again soon. Cheers Sam & Team More 

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Today we enjoyed a lovely family lunch at the Grove Lock! It was very busy when we arrived so I wasn't sure what to expect but we were really impressed by the food and service. We sat on a lovely table over looking the lock which was great as we had our 11 month old baby and he loved looking... More 

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Hello, so glad you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. Many Thanks Sam & Team More 

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Lovely location in the summer menu limited however the food was good good place to meet friends for a get together

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, we keep our menu simple in the summer months to cater for the huge garden. We prepare fresh food and like it to be consistant offer, I am glad you enjoyed your time with us and we hope you pop by again soon. Many Thanks Sam & Team More 

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Had a nice Sunday lunch. I had the roast beef and there was plenty of it and it was nice to see real roast potatoes and not aunt Bessie's. We booked a table for one thirty and the pub seem to get busier as the weather was nice. The other good thing was there seem to be staff wondering around... More 

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thank you for the great 4 star review, we welcome all feedback and hope to see you again very soon. Thanks Again Sam & Team. More 

Lurgan, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Lovely picturesque pub but was shocked by the price of a pint of beer and a white wine - £12.00 it has been the most expensive bar we have visited in this area.

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We offer a wide variety of exclusive wines by the glass and draught lager. Our entry point for the 2 drinks would be £6.85 and our Premium offering £12.12 (for the 2 drinks), so I am sorry that you felt we were expensive. We do however offer a varied price range, to cater for all... More 

Bucks
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We visited the Grove Lock for lunch recently. We have been several times before, but not for the best part of a year. This pub is set back from the main road and is literally right next to the Grand Union canal We arrived early for lunch (around noon) We were seated in the large dining area which now has... More 

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your great feedback, we love to hear our guests thoughts. Glad you enjoyed it here. Thanks Again Sam & Team. More 

Luton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Went at lunchtime on Thursday with some friends. First visit and pleasantly surprised at the quality of food and service of the staff.

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again, from Sam & the Team. More 

Toowoomba Qld
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

As visitors from Aus it was great to celebrate my birthday in a beautiful restaurant beside a canal in true British style. Our lovely waitress was ever so helpful and definitely pointed us in the right directions. The trout was spectacular, loved the greens and the smokey mash I tasted from another plate was oh so good. Loved the position,... More 

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and very happy to you enjoyed your birthday with us. Please pop back when you are next in the area. Thanks again, Sam & Team. More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

have visited this pub on several occasions. food consistently good with plenty of choice. comfortable & plentiful seating inside & great decked area outside for the summer. staff very efficient. nice walks on the towpath alongside the pub.

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Sam C, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the massive 5 star review, I am happy you enjoy our offer and we hope to see you agin soon. Thanks Again Sam & Team. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Grove | Leighton Buzzard, Leighton Buzzard LU7 OQU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Leighton Buzzard
  • Phone Number: 01525380940

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 25
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

Beside Lock 28 of the Grand Union Canal, lies a shining example of the great English pub. The Grove Lock serves up hearty food, traditional ales and wonderful views over the water.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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