Discover a totally unique experience, bringing together the very best in street food and independent retail. 

Inspired by the canal side, our relaxed atmosphere, cool industrial vibe and waterfront location echo’s Banbury’s past, making Lock29 the perfect destination day or evening.

Opening Times

Incredible food & drink


We have the very best street food in Banbury. 

Each of our trading partners has been carefully selected with three criteria in mind; local, unusual and utterly delicious.
Of course, we wouldn’t leave you thirsty – no way! Local legends and social enterprise, the Tap Social Movement are our bar operator.
Want more? Then how about our handpicked independent food retailers including confectioners, vintage inspired coffee shop and ice cream sellers.

Food Traders

Fantastic retail traders

Independent shops you won’t find anywhere else.

Our small, boutique shops are the perfect place to find a gift for everyone in your life.

From homeware to ethical and preloved fashion.

Come and discover something different at Lock29.




So much more to discover ...

Lock29 has been built with community in mind; it’s about, meeting, sharing, laughter, joy and expression and that in our book means great events.  Check out our current programme.

We also have a dedicated event and cinema space. We run exciting workshops, events and activities for the community and it’s also available to hire by organisations and individuals.

If you are interested in running an event at Lock29 please get in touch.

What's OnRun an event 


From the community we call home, 
to the history of Lock29.

From the events that breathe life into the space through to the traders who make Lock29 what it is. You’ll find the latest news here.


Lock29 features diverse and exciting food and drink artisans, and an edgy independent retail offer that you won’t find anywhere else.

Take a look at our Traders

If you are interested in being part of the Lock29 family, then please email us at

How to get here

Lock29 is situated on Lock 29 of the Oxford Canal in the heart of Banbury, Oxfordshire.

It is part of the Castle Quay and therefore benefits from fantastic public transport links and parking for those making their way to Banbury by car.

Lock29 is open
Monday to Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday and Saturday 10am - 9pm
Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm


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