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The Duke's Head

#6,977 of 17,149 Restaurants in London
#7,482 of 18,029 Places to Eat in London
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8 Lower Richmond Road | Putney, London, England
020-8788-2552
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Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The most beautiful dining room

With river views, fantastic great big windows with blinds I would give my right arm for, fireplaces, wall lights, mirrors, lots of candles and stunning decor in duck egg and white, this place feels just wonderful inside. The food was good and we found the waiting staff to be friendly, helpful and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Ch0ccie
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place rests on the fact it has fantastic river views. Thats it. Average beer. Okay wine. Basic food. Dreadful service. Expensive. I stopped going. Not even for a glass of wine.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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94 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

With river views, fantastic great big windows with blinds I would give my right arm for, fireplaces, wall lights, mirrors, lots of candles and stunning decor in duck egg and white, this place feels just wonderful inside. The food was good and we found the waiting staff to be friendly, helpful and efficient. I had rustic little cheese and onion... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I returned to the Dukes Head yesterday after being offered a £40 voucher due to my first bad experience. First time we went, we ordered a £60 bottle of Champagne as my mum was visiting from Dubai - the waitress brought it out, dumped it on the table and walked off. We asked for an ice bucket and they just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Service was poor and food was average - we were disappointed. Very loud pumping music coming up from the club below. Menu sounded good but didn't deliver. The wine was excellent though.

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London, United Kingdom
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97 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

That's all there is to say about that. It definitely wasn't a barista that made mine. I haven't tried the food yet.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Quite a few of us shared a dinner pre Boat Race. Quality of ingredients really good . But, why try to put a culinary twist on everything? For instance a tea tasting creme brûlée ! And that was not the only one. You get the feeling the chef is trying to prove something about his skills but he would be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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88 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

While not bathed in sun and it still being April, we were well wrapped up for four lunch on the terrace overlooking the Thames and the preparations for the start of a The Boat Race due the next day. The offering was different - we chose the 'twist' on Ploughmans which had a meat and vegi option. One of each... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I was invited here by a friend to have some drinks in a strangely mild april day . We sat on the outside tables of the Rowing club and we enjoyed in full the peaceful atmosphere that this place is offering with amazing views on the Thames and away from typical London crowd , I guess in the summer nights... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Wide selection of food, friendly staff and near the river and Putney bridge. They have a separate pub area, separate dining room overlooking the river, the Wolsey room upstairs is lovely to hire out. Underneath you have "The Rowing Club" a separate bar underneath that feels like stepping into Happy Days. I like this pub a lot :)

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I was here meeting my Brother with my young family and I was really looking forward to it. I used to live very nearby and The Dukes Head was an old favourite. However the food, despite the expense, took an hour to arrive. When it did, it wasn't as ordered, the fish arrived undercooked and the food that was cooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Lower Richmond Road | Putney, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 020-8788-2552

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?