We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“One of the best in Whitchurch area” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Willeymoor Lock Tavern

Willeymoor Lock Tavern
A49 Tarporley Road, Whitchurch SY134HF, England
01948663274
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #19 of 41 Restaurants in Whitchurch
Cuisines: English
Description: Canal side country pub, on the Shropshire Cheshire border, one mile North of Whitchurch, close to the Hill Valley Golf Hotel and Cholmondeley Castle. Informal & unpretentious we aim to offer a down to earth atmosphere for all to enjoy - whether its a relaxed meal or pint with friends. We have an array of traditional pub food, complemented by a varied selection of handed pulled real ales, beers, spirits, global wines & soft drinks - our competitively priced menu options, include traditional pub food, sandwiches, light snacks, Steaks, Salads, Vegetarian dishes and Children’s meals. FOOD IS SERVED 12pm - 2pm and 6pm - 9pm everyday (except Xmas) Children are welcome in all rooms, except the bar. Outdoors we have tables besides the canal, a large informal beer garden and children's play area. We are Dog friendly. Our Trip advisor reviews range from Excellent to Poor, please be aware that you are viewing the details of a traditional pub - not a gastro pub - please go to our main website (willeymoorlock) for menu options & further info.
Restaurant details
Description: Canal side country pub, on the Shropshire Cheshire border, one mile North of Whitchurch, close to the Hill Valley Golf Hotel and Cholmondeley Castle. Informal & unpretentious we aim to offer a down to earth atmosphere for all to enjoy - whether its a relaxed meal or pint with friends. We have an array of traditional pub food, complemented by a varied selection of handed pulled real ales, beers, spirits, global wines & soft drinks - our competitively priced menu options, include traditional pub food, sandwiches, light snacks, Steaks, Salads, Vegetarian dishes and Children’s meals. FOOD IS SERVED 12pm - 2pm and 6pm - 9pm everyday (except Xmas) Children are welcome in all rooms, except the bar. Outdoors we have tables besides the canal, a large informal beer garden and children's play area. We are Dog friendly. Our Trip advisor reviews range from Excellent to Poor, please be aware that you are viewing the details of a traditional pub - not a gastro pub - please go to our main website (willeymoorlock) for menu options & further info.
Whixall, null, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“One of the best in Whitchurch area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

I have to give this pub 10/10
My family visit once a month, never been disappointed yet
The cod is fresh and tasty
Gets very busy in the summer, sit and watch the boats go by, or sit in the beer garden.
Keep up the good work!
The pub is about two mile out of Whitchurch on the Tarporley road

Visited June 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes 4
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

57 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    25
    16
    6
    4
    6
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great food & value!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Just down the road from where I live, I have been to this restaurant a lot, and I love it. The food is great and so is the atmosphere. The mixed grill is a particular favourite of mine, there's always plenty of food! It is warm and friendly in the winter months after a walk along the canal, and it's great to sit in the beer garden in the sun with the kids playing on the play area.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Huge portions”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Good beer. Basic but tasty food and large quantities of it. The gammon steak appeared to consist of half a pig. Just what is needed after negotiating a flight of locks.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Great start to our holiday coming across this pub!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

After a long day of locks we were thrilled to reach a pub and we weren't disappointed. My husband had various real ales and we enjoyed an excellent meal. My husband being a celiac was well catered for and my two boys enjoyed the beef lasagne. I had the home made chicken curry with a side of homemade onion rings and thought it was great. Very tasty and filled with large amounts of chicken and the onion rings were to die for. Although more than full the boys decided to share a desert, a whopping sized strawberry sundae which they nowhere near finished. All the food arrived very fast and the waitress was very pleasant. We will definitely be looking to stop here on our way back down the canal.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Warrington, United Kingdom
1 review
“Best place to go when the suns out!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I hadn't been for a few years and it was as good as I remember. Amazing location, lovely food, welcoming staff and terrific value for money. The kids loved watching all the boats go past and so did I. Lovely large beer garden with a great play area for the children and lots of different drinks and meals to choose from. Looks like we'll be spending our summer holiday on a canal boat as the children can't stop talking about it. 10/10

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Willeymoor Lock Tavern also viewed

 
Whitchurch, Shropshire
Whitchurch, Shropshire
 

Been to Willeymoor Lock Tavern? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Willeymoor Lock Tavern, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.