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“Do the Duke when in Russell”

Duke of Marlborough
Ranked #2 of 24 Restaurants in Russell
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

OK so here is the bottom line. Great seaside setting near the harbor dock. Nice menu selection including some fun items. The batter fried "chips" (fries for the Americans) are fun and different. This day they had a mushroom blue cheese which was excellent. They offer fish & chips based upon the fresh fish of the day which was very good. I mean the fish was excellent. We had lunch but I assume dinner would also be very good. Can get crowded when a large ferry comes in. Kid friendly. Attentive service. Adequate wine list including by the glass.

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Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

We have very well behaved preschoolers and were delighted with the warm welcome we received! A great kids menu, high chairs, baby change table. Great food and drink choice for the adults. Lovely fresh food. Clean premises. Highly recommend!!!!

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Reviewed April 6, 2014

We came twice, once for dinner and once for a drink. The location is perfect, right on the harbor. The decor is historic and attractive inside, but sit on the verandah and watch the sunset if the weather is good. One evening it was cool so the plastic drapes were down making it very comfortable; the other time they were not necessary. The staff were friendly and accommodating. They fit us in for a drink on a busy Friday evening without a reservation. Book early for weekends.
Dinner was excellent, the best of the four restaurants in Russell we tried.

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Thank BostonHistorybuff
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

We met some friends and had dinner at the Duke of Marlborough. As we booked late our table was inside and the restaurant was quite humid with little air flow.

The food was delicious across all courses. We had seafood and steak and everyone commended the flavours, quality and quantity.

This is not a cheap location but is worth the experience if only once.

Thank Navman_Tom
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Reviewed April 6, 2014

We had lunch here, sitting outside on a lovely sunny day. Service was spot on, friendly and efficient. Good choice of dishes and drinks, which although pricey, you do get what you pay for.

Thank JONATHAN B
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