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The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
01395 513320
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty, reasonably priced food

Located centrally on the seafront, this busy bar restaurant offered us great service, a good choice of tasty food and all at a reasonable price. The staff were cheerful and happily accommodated my younger daughter's requests. We would certainly revisit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
LucyjLoc
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Located centrally on the seafront, this busy bar restaurant offered us great service, a good choice of tasty food and all at a reasonable price. The staff were cheerful and happily accommodated my younger daughter's requests. We would certainly revisit.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We came to Sidmouth for a day trip to visit the quaint galleries and gift shops. Arriving around lunchtime we decided to walk into town to find somewhere for a quick bite to eat. We chose Dukes. Although, Dukes is a bar and restaurant the building is quite clearly devided into two separate sides, which is particularly helpful if you... More 

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Dartford
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239 reviews 239 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Tea was served in cute little pots which didn't necessarily match the colour of the lids! Tasty and good value for money. Food selection looked good too. Nice location just inland from the sea front.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Amazed this place is still operating. Booked after reading good reviews for Easter Sunday lunch. We were so so dissapointed. Firstly we ordered four lunches, two "roast beefs" arrived minus the vegetables, we waited patiently for the fish dish and one child lunch. Five minutes later we attracted a member of staff to enquire where the rest of the meal... More 

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

We like to think we get it right most of the time but on this occasion we didn't - with a brand new front of house team and a very busy Easter Sunday Lunch we didn't deliver our usual Dukes service and delicious food on your visit. We apologise. We always welcome feedback and would still love to talk to... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Friendly lively place. Food was fairly priced but not that memorable. I'd happily go again but don't expect amazing amazing food. I had a trio of fish one was perfect, two were badly over cooked. My friend had lamb shank which was great...

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London
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18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Duke's has got to be the best place to eat in Sidmouth. They never let us down and the staff are brilliant; being both professional and friendly. Mouthwatering steak and chips, great dessert, lovely atmosphere. Excellent.

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Wincanton
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

From the outside full of benches with people drinking beer it does not look that good but inside it is nice with warm & friendly staff. The food for dinner nad breakfast was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Went on a Friday evening. Place was really busy with a great atmosphere. Trio of fish was excellent. Service was good. Book to avoid disappointment.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I live locally to Dukes and have eaten here several times, had a good evening meal in the last few months. However, for some reason lunch is always hit and miss! Recently had very salty nachos mostly made up of crumbs but today was the worst! How can you get chips so wrong?! They were very dark in colour and... More 

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dukessidmouth, General Manager at Dukes, responded to this review

Fish and Chips are our most popular dish at Dukes and usually receive lots of complements - we apologise you were not happy with your meal on your visit to us - we are always more than happy to change a dish or add more to a meal. We would love you to get in contact with us. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Went for lunch very good then went for lunch again sent chips Back they weren't cooked they apologised and that was it then went for scones and tea 4.30 no scones left tea ok but staff were otherwise occupied not quite sure with what

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: 01395 513320

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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