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Nestled on the banks of Camden's canal and right in the heart of Camden Market, Lock 17 Bar is a fantastic place to unwind with a glass of your favourite drink. Consisting of The Market Bar, Terrace, Live music venue the Dingwalls and Highlight Comedy Club, this idyllic venue is perfect for a night out in Camden.

Lock 17 is the typical local Camden venue, with a mix of indie rock and hip-hop played loud over the customers in the bar. It has two levels; downstairs there is a small bar with more seating next to the outside terrace and additional couches and tables occupy the gallery area that overlooks the bar.

A popular spot amongst locals, there's so much on offer here. The menu offers a good mix of reasonably priced sandwiches, salads and classic pub grub. The centrepiece of this North London hangout is its well stocked bar. Alongside all the usual liquid treats that you'd expect to find, there's a compelling list of locally-brewed ales, ciders and beers to gulp down. Completing the experience, there's always a number of enticing deals and offers in operation. 

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No Door Charge
No queues normally
Drinkonomical £
No restrictions
Disabled Toilets


Day Open Close Notes
11:00 23:00
11:00 23:00
11:00 23:00
11:00 23:00
11:00 02:30
11:00 02:30
11:00 23:00


Lock 17
11 East Yard Camden Lock Place, London, NW1 8AL

North London

Nearest station:
Camden Town (Tube)
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Drink Prices Price
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £3.00
Bottle of House Wine £12.00
Bottle of Champagne £26.80

A word from the chef:
Classic pub food dishes like fish and chips, burgers, steaks and salads.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Dingwalls Venue Hire 300 500 £500-£800 £1500 £6000
Canalside Bar Private Room 80 120 300
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Was lovely having a drink on the rooftop outside by the lock. Nice atmosphere but was only there early evening so not sure what it's like later! Cocktails were also really good,
29 May 2016 by Alice

Ive only ever been here for a quiet drink so not sure what the atmosphere is later at night be it was perfect for my needs. Quiet enough to be able to have a catch up but also has enough buzz to not feel completely secluded. Drinks are reasonably priced and the staff are always friendly.
02 Jan 2015 by beccap

Lovely in the summer, spring and autumn because of the lovely rooftop terrace. Been on dates, drinks with friends. Always had a good time. The cocktails are delicious and not too expensive for london. £6.50 for a mojito is hard to find in London. Deeply recommend it.
13 Jan 2012 by flyingbars_

One of my favourite bars in camden purely for the lovely view and setting right on the regents canal. Watch the world go by, take in the buzz of atmosphere and sink a nice cold cider.
05 Nov 2011 by jessie_b

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