Canalside Restaurant is a family run, friendly place which is open all day. We produce our homemade meals, pies and cakes throughout the day. On Sundays we always have a two course roast meal with all the trimmings.
We have 80 inside seats and, when the sun is shining, it is lovely to go outside on the terrace where we have another 40 seats and watch the narrow boats drift past, whilst tucking into the huge “squires breakfast”, a light panini and salad, or a rich cup of Douwe Egberts coffee and a wedge of our homemade cake.
Canalside take pride in having the best, local ingredients delivered, and producing good quality, fantastic food for you to tuck into.
Our front of house staff are all friendly and love a chat (when they have time!) our boys and girls at the weekends are smiley, lively individuals, that all make a great team.
NEW: Afternoon Tea for Two*
Enjoy a delightful Afternoon Tea in our Canalside Restaurant.
Week days 2-4pm
Now Bookable online – CLICK HERE
*Also available in different numbers. Week days, excluding Bank Holidays.
Look what you have said recently about our Afternoon Tea!
Had afternoon tea. Excellent! Food very good and staff very friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend.
Shirley Swan, Google
Was treated to afternoon tea by my daughter. We both agreed that it was absolutely lovely. We couldn’t fault the setting or the food. The staff were very friendly and looked after us so well. Carmel and Suzanne were amazing. Feel thoroughly spoilt. Such a lovely treat.
Toni Woolridge, Facebook
My daughter Elizabeth took me here today I had the best day ever the staff were wonderful Carmel and Susanna who serve us made us feel so welcome and at home definitely going back food staff atmosphere was wonderful.
Jenny Briggs, via Facebook
I took my mum here today as a mothers day treat. From start to finish the staff were so attentive, friendly. Also we liked the way Carmel who served us sat with us and talked us through our options. The whole experience and food was lovely and mum had a great afternoon. I would most definitely recommend their afternoon tea so much to eat and drink.
Elizabeth Lindley, via Facebook
Just been here for afternoon tea with the mum and brother. was great service for myself felt well looked after and happy ! the person looking after us was polite and a nice place. thanks definitely will be returning again with family.
Kimberley Allen via Facebook
Had an afternoon tea at Whilton locks. Scrummy sandwiches that you could choose for yourselves. Scones were served warm and were lovely, finished off with lovely cakes and hot drinks of choice. Staff were super friendly and was a nice relaxing experience.
Ellen Harrison, via Facebook
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