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Duke of Marlborough

35 The Strand, Russell, New Zealand
+64 94037829
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Ranked #5 of 18 Restaurants in Russell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Leicester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We sat on the verandah overlooking the waterfront and ate our dinner whilst watching a couple of dolphins playing close to shore, then watched a beautiful Russell sunset whilst eating a very good, traditional meal. My eye fillet was juicy and tender, though the accompanying kumera/spinach/feta that came with it was swimming in butter. My husband declared his fish (... More 

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Auckland
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Good menu of top quality food. Really pulls in the crowds and very hard to beat in the area. Top end food, setting and location, but slightly let down by the service. Mostly, the staff were good, but just good, not great, where everything else was great. Having to ask for water refills, not making suggestions of sides when we... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A wonderful seafood chowder - definitely to be recommended. The staff were very efficient and friendly.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had lunch here over Auckland Anniversary weekend. We wandered past mid morning and the waitress advised us to book, which we did, for midday, and requested a table under the trees and overlooking the water. We arrived right on Midday, and sure enough, the restaurant was now full and our table was waiting just as we... More 

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London, UK
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107 reviews 107 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Usually packed out and this evening was no exception. The "Duke" has a wide ranging menu, fairly traditional fare but very tasty. A good selection of local wines is available by the glass too. Friendly and swift service makes for an enjoyable evening.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The service was prompt and the food delicious and large servings. We enjoyed to location and the menu that had the history of the hotel printed on it. Reasonably priced and gorgeous location right on the waterfront.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had dinner at the duke of marlborough. It's located at a beautiful bay in Russell, we made reservation for about 7.30, because (as far as I know) the place is always full/crowed. We got a nice table at the side with a view on the bay, although most of our view was blocked by a tree. That was a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We had planned to go for dinner with family visiting from UK. We were seated in a quiet section but the waitress didn't utter a single word of welcome or greeting while she filled our water glasses and handed out menus (I might have understood this if she had been busy!!). There was no information passed on about the menu... More 

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Russell, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about this restaurant and bar. The food is great, desserts to die for and service is usually pretty good. I love the foreign staff.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

My husband and I visited the DOM twice over our Christmas trip. The first night we had the pork and the fish and chips and it was very good. Good portions, tasty food and fair price. We had booked in for the Christmas Day buffet as the choices in Russell were limited but after our first delicious meal we were... More 

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Additional Information about Duke of Marlborough

Address: 35 The Strand, Russell, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 94037829
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Russell
Cuisine: Contemporary

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