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Kings Lock Tearoom - Eating and Drinking in Leicester

Kings Lock Tearooms


Kings Lock Tearooms

Discover a bit of Leicester's history in the Kings Lock Tearooms. Established in 2004, the tearooms are housed in the last remaining lock-keeper’s cottage in Leicester, built in 1796 and marking the place where the waterway changes from a river to a canal.

The tearooms have both indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the meadows, the canal and River Soar. It's located near the Kings Lock which is a short walk from Marsden Lane along the towpath.

The gardens are a great spot to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. The tearooms serve hot drinks, fresh baguettes, soups and a good selection of fresh scones and cakes. Visitors can also enjoy live music on third Sunday of the month, weather permitting.

Dogs are welcome in the garden.

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Key Information

Marsden Lane, Leicester, LE2 8LT

Opening Times

Open during British Summer time (BST, end of March until the end of October) (25 Mar 2018 - 28 Oct 2018)
Thursday - Saturday10:30 - 15:30
Sunday10:30 - 16:30
Bank Holiday10:30 - 16:30

* Open during British Summer time (BST, end of March until the end of October) Regular opening days are Thursday - Sunday, plus Bank Holiday Mondays. Occasionally the cafe is open outside of these days - check the website for up to date information.


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