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The Dukes Head

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Church Walk | Crawley Down, Crawley RH10 4HH, England
01342 712 431
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: near Gatwick airport

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  • 125
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  • 139
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 43
    Poor
  • 24
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
More a restaurant than a pub

We went there thinking that it will be a countryside pub and we found a nice restaurant with a very large menu plenty of delightful dishes. Service very good, food quality very good, time to wait very short.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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UK
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Have visited several times over the past few years and the last visit showed how this restaurant has upped it's game. Staff were attentive and friendly, food was excellent. A pleasant change from some of the local restaurants.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We went there thinking that it will be a countryside pub and we found a nice restaurant with a very large menu plenty of delightful dishes. Service very good, food quality very good, time to wait very short.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If you are in the Crawley area, close to Gatwick Airport, and are looking for good food supplied by friendly staff, look no further than The Dukes Head. There is a large restaurant area available or you can order at the bar. We have visited several times and have always enjoyed our visit. There is also a good children's menu.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very nice place to sit and have a drink nice bar,very nice staff. Had dinner here which was good, went before six so had a bargain dinner which was very nice.Wine prices were reasonable and good service

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Slough, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Ate here and although a 20 minute wait to be seated sidn't mind as its a nice pub...my first visit. Food was good, pie very tasty and desserts also good. Service friendly although a bit slow but was busy. The negative came on leaving. As it was busy I'd parked on the farside of the car park. Two cars down... More 

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South Normanton, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Having had a recommendation from someone locally I visited the Dukes Head for an evening meal and was not disappointed. I hadn't booked a table in advance for this lovely old pub situated on a large roundabout between Crawley, Crawley Down and East Grinstead. However this wasn't a problem and the lovely Polish gentleman who was in charge of the... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Very busy venue. Food always great but service isn't always upto scratch. Ordered starters and mains. Waited 45 minutes, still no food, other tables arrived after Us and recieved food. Order lost in system, but told they were busy constantly. Finally to he truth. If we were told he truth initially it wouldn't have been a problem. Overall food is... More 

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Surrey
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We dropped in for lunch at this gastro pub, after not wanting to stay for lunch at the awlful hotel we had booked into for the night. After trying to get a table in the restaurant and couldn't, we ate in the bar (although the restaurant wasn't full for the whole of the lunch service, so why a table was... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

very hit and miss, cannot cope when busy and no consistency in the level of service or quality of the dishes

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Surrey, UK
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This restaurant serves delicious roasts - good sized portions and very tasty food. The menu is varied, and everything we ordered was good quality. It isn't the cheapest place to eat but everyone in our party cleared their plates and enjoyed their meal. The restaurant does get busy but the staff are efficient and friendly. There is plenty of parking,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church Walk | Crawley Down, Crawley RH10 4HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Crawley
  • Phone Number: 01342 712 431

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 32
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

near Gatwick airport

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?