Eating out near Foxton Locks Lodges

The Black Horse


The Black Horse is in the picturesque village of Foxton in Leicestershire. Just off the A6 about 3 miles out of Market Harborough. We’re just a short walk on the tow path from the popular tourist attraction of Foxton Locks. Escape the busy locks and drop by to enjoy a quiet drink and bite to eat with us. Our chef uses fresh ingredients to produce fabulous meals that you can have outdoors on the patio area whilst taking in the peaceful outdoors, or in our conservatory restaurant where you can still take in the extensive views of the countryside. We offer a wide range of honest home cooked food, and a good selection of accompanying real ale, wine and spirits. Fresh coffee and tea are served throughout the day. Location-pointer  15 minutes walk

The Shoulder of Mutton



The Shoulder of Mutton has  newly been converted converted. Located in within a 5 min walk of the cabins. This has been converted to a gorgeous restaurant serving drinks , and pub grub. A large heated garden and newly refurbished interior. Location-pointer5 minute walk


Tel: 01858 681080

Foxton Locks Inn

Foxton Locks – Restaurant nestled at the bottom of the famous staircase of 10 locks on the Grand Union Canal, this picturesque inn is the perfect place to enjoy a pint and some excellent food, whilst exploring the history and beauty of the Foxton Locks country park. Open all day, everyday, you can pop in for a pot of tea or a pint of award winning real ale – there are 6 to choose from – or enjoy a leisurely lunch on the heated waterside terrace. Dinner can be a romantic occasion with a pretty view of the softly lit canal and warm hospitality provided by the friendly staff. A great family pub Foxton Locks Inn is child friendly complete with baby changing facilities and provides a separate children’s menu. Dogs are very welcome on the heated terrace and at specially assigned tables inside – so there is no need for dog walkers to go without (please let us know when making a reservation if your dog(s) will be joining you. Location-pointer  15 minutes walk

Bridge 61 Pub



Bridge 61 Pub Foxton Locks is a small traditional canal-side pub situated at the bottom of the locks. It is a great place to relax, whilst watching the boats go by. Open every day of the year, serving local Cask Marqued real ales, coffees, teas & snacks. Decorated with canal artefacts, patio and sunny (hopefully!) beer garden. Dogs, children & muddy boots welcome. Location-pointer  15 minutes walk

The Bell



The Bell East Langton The bell is a short drive from Foxton Locks Lodges in the picturesque village of East Langton. The pub serves excellent food daily with all the freshest ingredients in its warm and cosy restaurant. The bar area is also perfect if you just fancy a quick drink.

Location-pointer  5 minutes drive

The Fox and Goose – Illston on the Hill



The Fox & Goose really is one of Leicestershire’s oldest and traditional country inn’s. Their tiny village pub offers a warm welcome, real log fires and traditional ales. Quality home cooked food offer has recently been introduced and they now offer walkers, cyclist and horse riders an opportunity to stop for afternoon teas and refreshments.

15 minutes drive

The George – Great Oxendon



The George  is located three miles south of Market Harborough, where a warm welcome will always await you. The George features a traditional village bar and a large patio area to while away your days in the rolling Northamptonshire countryside.the mature and well established garden is the perfect place to eat and drink.

10 minute drive


The Bakers Arms



The Bakers Arms is in the pretty village of Thorpe Langton, just a five-minute drive from Foxton Locks Lodges. The pub serves excellent food in a very cosy environment and is the perfect restaurant for that romantic meal.

Location-pointer  5 minutes drive

The Bell Gumley



You’ll find The Bell in the small village of Gumley overlooking Foxton – you can actually see the village from the log cabins. This is a traditional pub with lots of original features, which add to its rural and rustic charm. It its a lovely walk through the fields to access Gumley. They serve delicious wholesome pub food throughout the week with very good value lunch deals.Tel: 0116 279 476

Location-pointer5 minutes drive/30 min walk

The Red Lion Great Bowden



The Red Lion is a very popular pub has just under gone extensive refurbishment with a large Mediterranean style garden with a heated area and interior designed restaurant serving top quality food and drink. Booking is recommended. Located just a short 7 minute drive from the cabins. 


Location-pointer5 minutes drive

The Crown Tur Langton



The Crown has a country pub ambience with log fire and a cosy bar for those cold winter months and a pretty terrace garden at the rear of the property to soak up the summer rays. The pub serves top quality pub food with a wide variety of ales and wines. There is also a pool table and darts board.

Location-pointer  5 minutes drive

The Swan



The Swan at Braybrooke : ‘The Swan is a stylish pub situated in the picturesque village of Braybrooke. They have crafted a menu to appeal to those who enjoy the modern British favourites as well as foodies who prefer a bit of flair! There is also a lovely beer garden at the rear of the property for those that just fancy a drink.

Bowden Stores


Bowden Stores is located in the picturesque village of Great Bowden is a licensed café that is open every day (Except Monday) and serves delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch as well as having a small homeware store on site. Well worth a visit. Booking advised mid week (not available at weekends). 

Location-pointer  5 minutes drive