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Kings Lock

1 Booth Lane
CW10 0JJ

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

11.30 - 4, 5 - 8 Mon - Sat
12 - 8 Sun


Cornerstone Inns Limited.

About the Pub

In the Great canal side pub, by the Kings Lock, number 71, on the Trent and Mersey Canal. Access via the canal road bridge. At one time it had just the tiniest of bars and a very small dining room but, (advisable to book a table in advance) in recent years has been opened out and there is much more room than there used to be. 1990s a new bar was built in the shape of a narrowboat, closely resembling the one at The Shroppie Fly at Audlem. The Kings Lock is a "stack pub", built on two levels; in this case to provide stabling and other facilities for boatmen and their families at the rear of the building. Behind the pub's garden is a short length of canal which was built for industrial purposes but now leads to a boatyard, complete with slipway for the launching of new and repaired boats. Originally an Ind Coope pub, the Kings Lock today takes full advantage of the tourists who pass through Middlewich on the canals. It played a big part in the Folk & Boat Festival almost from the start. Supports mostly local breweries, up to six real ales, real cider.

Historic Interest

The Kings Lock is a "stack pub", built on two levels; in this case to provide stabling and other facilities for boatmen and their families at the rear of the building.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

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Kings Lock, Middlewich


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Cheshire mainly.


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    On right hand side of pub.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Well behaved, in bar area.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Acoustic open nights. First Tuesday of each month.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Kings Lock

1 Booth Lane
CW10 0JJ

Sat Nav Reference

53.186939, -2.44037


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Arriva and D and G: 37 42 (Early evening finish on 42)


Cross the canal off A533, Booth Lane.

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