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The Trent Lock

Lock Lane, Sawley, Long Eaton, NG10 2FY +44 1157749083

(((() British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Excellent service. Good food at a reasonable price. We went midday on a Saturday in February - busy enough to have some ambience but not overcrowded. Will definately go again.

Andrew Baker 12 February 2017
from Derby

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In a unique and beautiful location, The Trent Lock sits at the crux of 3 counties and 2 rivers, on the Trent Lock river junction. Serving an accomplished menu of well-loved British food, the views from the pretty al fresco garden are spectacular. Interiorly, the pub has rustic furnishings, with exposed oaken beams, a grand hearth and British art.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Trent Lock menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Trent Lock ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

With its highly distinctive and eye-catching situation, The Trent Lock Sawley is only a 15-minute walk from Long Eaton Train Station, on the edge of Nottinghamshire.

The Trent Lock

Lock Lane, Sawley, Long Eaton, NG10 2FY

Contact +44 1159725159
Reservations +44 1157749083

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Customer reviews for The Trent Lock

4.3 (((() (based on 31 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (24)
  • lunch (20)
  • value (10)
  • views (10)
  • al fresco (7)
  • private dining (5)
  • romantic (5)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • business (3)
  • child friendly (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • large parties (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 28 March 2017 by Megan Furniss from Nottingham

    The choice of food for each course was excellent, and even though it was Mothers Day, all of our first choices were available. The ffod was excellent, with generous but not excesive portions. The waitresss was friendly and efficient, and was patient with my elderly mother. If I wanted to really nitpick I could say that my Hendricks gin was served with lemon not cucumber, but it's all I can criticise.

  • (((** 26 February 2017 by Jane Brown from Nottingham

    Good food. But we were rushed to vacate a table that I had booked. Apologies from staff for doing so still made me feel not valued. Only had 1 course & forced to drink coffee in bar not good enough.

  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Andrew Baker from Derby

    Excellent service. Good food at a reasonable price. We went midday on a Saturday in February - busy enough to have some ambience but not overcrowded. Will definately go again.

  • ((((( 27 January 2017 by Birgit Cresswell from Nottingham

    Very welcoming, good choice of dishes. Food was very well presented and very nice.

  • ((((( 29 November 2016 by Keith Calvert from Long Eaton Nottingham.

    Brought my friend for her birthday - a lovely evening thank you.

  • ((((( 14 November 2016 by Matthew Oakland from Nottingham

    We had a very pleasant meal at the Trent lock. The waiter was very friendly and attentive. My farther and I had stakes and both were cooked to perfection. A lovely range of drinks both for us real ale drinkers and soft drinks for the driver.

  • ((((* 31 October 2016 by Jane Young from Nottingham

    We had a great meal with our parents on a busy Saturday night. Although busy the server Yvette was very attentive and excellent at her job. There was a steak meal special which was very good value for money and both rib eyed steaks were cooked just as we requested. We will be back.

  • ((((( 23 October 2016 by Ann Hunt from Derby

    Excellent service from the minute we walked in. Friendly staff and lovely food, well presented .

  • ((((( 17 October 2016 by David Adams from Nottingham

    We booked a table which was ready for us when we arrived , which we were pleasantly shown to ,The menu was explained to us as we had vegetarians and a celiac in the party. The food was delicious and served piping hot .We had a very good experience and will return .Thank you to all at this Inn.

  • ((((( 20 September 2016 by Alison from Derby

    Great location, good decor doesn't feel like a pub, attentive staff, food of a good standard

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