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“"Tasty food and a traditional atmosphere"”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Dukes Head

The Dukes Head
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Bolton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“"Tasty food and a traditional atmosphere"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Dukes Head is definitely a pub to visit. It is very spacious and very clean with an excellent standard of food. The atmosphere is very traditional and the tables are neat and tidy. It was our first time eating there as we were on holiday. I had low expectations because normally I don't much like pubs, but the first time I took a bite of my food it blew me away. The only thing I would change is I would add more lighting. Would visit again

  • Visited April 2013
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Scotland
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21 reviews
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“Good Value & Friendly Service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

Called in on a Sunday evening for a light supper. We were welcomed with a friendly smile and shown to a nice corner table with an impeccably clean table cloth.

The menu was varied with a good choice. We both chose the sausage & mash which included local cumberland sausage, black pudding and wild boar sausage and was accompanied by carrots, broccoli and cauliflower and a rich onion sauce.

The new management team are clearly determined to bring the Duke back to its original standards of quality food with friendly service. I wish them every success.

  • Visited May 2013
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Redditch, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“What a village pub should be like”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2013

if you close your eyes and imagine what a village pub should look like................ then The Dukes Head is exactly like that.

Under new management they have really pulled out all the stops to make it welcoming also starting to do live music every now and then.
Last two nights they had Billy Brown (ex Hot Chocolate) singing a real cracker of a night everyone really enjoyed themselves.
The food was excellent and nothing was too much trouble for the staff.
Cannot comment on the rooms as i didnt stay there.

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Thank Tony M
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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“Sunday Lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

Lovely country pub modern & clean with traditional touches. Great food & very large portions,will visit again.

Visited January 2013
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