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$14 - $25
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed October 12, 2020

Thoroughly recommend the Grove Lock. We met up with family here for lunch - half-way between us both. Excellent service from Elaine, who was attentive without being overly so and good fun putting up with our banter. Food was very good - burgers and fish...finger sandwiches plus sides followed by dessert. Very impressed with the covid measures put in place and the loos were scrupulously clean. We will return - possibly for a Christmas meet up as the menu looks great!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 4, 2020 via mobile

Have been visiting The Grove Lock restaurant since mid 2000s. Great selection of meals on offer all at a reasonable price. We visit at least once a month. The staff are really friendly.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 1, 2020 via mobile

Visited this venue on Monday afternoon was greeted by friendly members of staff and what appeared to be a very good approach to the Covid lockdown rules only had a couple of drinks but felt very relaxed and secure will definitely visit again soon. Thank...youMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 29, 2020

Visited this pub from our narrow boat and had a great experience. The food was great,especially the burger. The chef's homemade bacon jam for the burgers was exceptional and has to be tried. I've never given a review before but felt I had to after...such a good experience.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 11, 2020 via mobile

Revisited after disappointing visit in August. Pleased to say it has vastly improved after a bit of a wait the food arrived which was a pleasure to eat. My fish had crispy batter and lovely fish, everyone enjoyed the experience. Friendly helpful staff. A special...thanks to Jane who ensured all was well.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 22, 2020

First time here but was impressed with the service! Great food, staff and atmosphere....can't fault anything! Didnt get the managers name but very welcoming and friendly. Will definantly go back and reccomend to others.

Date of visit: August 2020
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117markc117, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2020

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed August 19, 2020 via mobile

We recently visited for a birthday lunch and thoroughly enjoyed our first meal out since the start of the pandemic. The staff were really helpful and made as feel very safe and looked after. My fish and chip meal was absolutely delightful and I would...highly recommend. A great experienceMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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samc466, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2020

Thank you so much for the review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 10, 2020 via mobile

Lovely lunch by the Grand Union canal. We're given a table outside in the shade with views of the canal. Staff were very friendly but no one was wearing masks at all. In fact, except for the one way system and being asked to take...food and drinks from the tray ourselves, you could be forgiven for thinking the pandemic was over. The food was really good, and we weren't rushed at all. Overall, a nice relaxing lunch. Recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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samc466, General Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2020

Thanks for your great review! Glad you had a nice lunch down by the canal. We have sanitizers on every entrance, one way system, 1m + socially distanced tables and are our covid processes have been audited by an independent food safety organisation. Cheers for...More

Reviewed August 5, 2020 via mobile

After a long awaited ..... rather disappointed. None of the three starters inspired. Burger looked lost on the plate. Meat tasted good but bacon topping was stringy and pulled bun apart. Accompanied by a small pot of thrice fried chips which looked more like the...scraps used to by as a kid at the end of the day. Definitely not recommended for anyone with dentures. Left hungry and decided to call by the local on the way home to complete the meal. Luckily got the government discount or would be grumbling about the 16.25 price as well. No idea why the place stank of diesel.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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samc466, Manager at The Grove Lock, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2020

Thanks for the review. Its always really disappointing to receive poor feedback. We do use fresh chips and these haven't been as good as we wanted. The food development team have been working on sourcing better supply. This has been really challenging to improve in...More

Reviewed March 13, 2020

A lovely pub, I always feel very much at home whenever I visit (every few months or so). Friendly accommodating staff, good food whenever I've eaten here, and most importantly the beer is kept well.

Date of visit: March 2020
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