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The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
+44 1395 513320
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is certainly one not to be missed if you are ever in Sidmouth. The quality of the food and the choice on offer is second to none. A reservation is a must.

Thank iandjm
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just returned from meeting friends at Dukes, been in the past and was OK. Today's trip was not the best. Firstly they gave our order to the table behind us, then we recognised that it was wrong and took our order off them and gave to us. The staff seemed chaotic and looked like they had no idea what they... More 

Thank Adele M
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is perhaps one of the better places to eat and drink near the sea front. It is possible you may have to book in advance at the weekend because it is popular and the standard of service and food is good .Staff are friendly and on a nice evening it is possible to sit outside .If in the area... More 

Thank christopherjn46
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56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Dukes on our second night in Sidmouth. The restaurant was fully booked so we ate in the bar. Good choice, the staff were great. It was steak night and we had two rumps with all the trimmings plus a bottle of wine for £30. Great value and great meal. Well worth a visit.

Thank smiler1956
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this pub on a Saturday night. Would definitely recommend booking. The waitress was lovely, friendly and very helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. Food delicious, great choice, couldn't ask for more.

Thank natg12016
Oxford, United Kingdom
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451 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dukes is mainly a hotel, but has a simple but lovely pub/restaurant with tables al fresco just by the seafront promenade. Having lunch there in the sunshine is very pleasant, if only to watch the people walk by and the seaside town burst with life in the holiday season. Unexpectedly, the food was also very good, well cooked and locally... More 

Thank Lucio F
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only popped in for coffee and the young lady who took our order offered to bring it out to us - yes the sun was actually shining! Great setting and coffee but the service makes the experience too. Thank you.

Thank J N
Poznan, Poland
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive not had a plaice in ages and very happy to have tried it here! Quick service and good quality food, very filling and a nice holiday atmosphere.

Thank Ewa B
Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went for dinner. Both my partner and I had the fish and chips which weren't the greatest we had had. The staff were fantastic and meals and drinks were reasonable prices.

Thank scarfienz
Harlow, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dukes is situated on a corner by the sea front, it is also an hotel very popular and busy they have a seating area outside also a restaurant and the bar area where you can also eat. The menu is extensive there is a lot of fish on the menu, I had the lemon sole and my husband had the... More 

Thank lynne s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513320
Situated at the heart of Sidmouth town centre and Esplanade, Dukes is a family friendly inn offering relaxed dining, drinks and accommodation all year round.

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