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Duke's Head

$$ - $$$, British,
Dukes Head Slugs Lane | Somerleyton, Lowestoft NR32 5QR, England
+44 1502 730281
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“antipasti” (4 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
“belly pork” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Dukes Head Slugs Lane | Somerleyton, Lowestoft NR32 5QR, England
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1 - 10 of 285 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very poor Sunday lunch. Overcooked. Luke warm. Made clear that Beef would be our choice only if it was on the rare side. Assured it would be so 3 in party of four ordered it. Turned up grey and almost gravy-less. Should have complained but...More

Thank walkersNorwich
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for the feedback following your visit to the Dukes Head, we would like to discuss your visit with you so please contact Kieran the pub manager on Kieran@somerleyton.co.uk Kind Regards Ewen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely pub and setting but the food was awful. My daughter in law had the chicken burger and mayonnaise was added without the waitress asking if required, my daughter in law hates mayo. The vegetarian burger was tasteless and most was left. No member of...More

Thank lesley s
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Lesley Thank you for the feedback following your visit to the Dukes Head, we would like to discuss your visit with you so please contact Kieran the pub manager on Kieran@somerleyton.co.uk Kind Regards Ewen

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us booked for Saturday lunch having visited several times before. I don't know what's happened, or if it was an off day - certainly not as good as it has been. It was quiet. Plenty of staff, but none of them engaged....More

Thank SajNorfolk
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for the feedback following your visit to the Dukes Head, we would like to discuss your visit with you so please contact Kieran the pub manager on Kieran@somerleyton.co.uk Kind Regards Ewen

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had best ever bruschetta..lovely tasty tomatoes and courgettes. Really fresh and tasty. Then i had lamb with crushed new pots. Was lovely..could have eaten it again. Yes portion not huge but was finer dining than usual pub grub..hubby had veg burger..said he has had better...More

Thank lisajaneand
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your kind review of the Duke's head, its fantastic to see you enjoyed the food and gin.... I hope you come back soon to taste the rest of the gin collection Kind Regards Ewen

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We moored up at Sumerleyton Broad and stopped here for a lunch and a beer. As it was a beautiful day we were able to enjoy their garden - which was a nice secluded spot - but the inside looked lovely as well. We all...More

Thank soneil21
Fritton A, Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review, its great to read that you enjoyed the food and garden. I do hope you will be back to see us again in the future Kind Regards Ewen

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Kids roast - we felt so sorry for our son when it arrived. So very very small. We all contributed off our other 3 plates. And one pathetic morsel of meat, and they’d run out of Yorkshire puddings. (Really? Flour/milk?) Hake main course - tiny...More

5  Thank Julian B
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Julian Thank you for the review, its very disappointing to read your comments around the food at the Duke's Head. Please can you contact Kieran the manager at the pub on Keiran.baker@somerleyton.co.uk as he would like to discuss your visit with you personally Kind...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017

Brought some friends here for afternoon lunch and couldn't of asked for a better meal! The fish and chips were a winner! Will defiantly be back again!

Thank Aimee H
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hi Amiee Thank you for taking the time to review us, its fantastic to see you enjoyed the fish and chips so much, I hope you and your friends will be back again soon. Kind regards Ewen

Reviewed 23 August 2017

First visit in August 2017 - definitely added to my Broads restaurants list for a regular visit. Friendly staff, nice setting, top quality food. My husband had a fabulous hake dish but he said it needed a side dish - so he ate my chips...More

Thank Norma M
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hi Norma Thank you very much for leaving your comments for us, its fantastic to see you enjoyed the PJB burger so much - I hope we see you again vety soon. Regards Ewen

Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went here for Sunday lunch! Very friendly waitress, bar staff and singing chefs ! We had a lovely afternoon.More

Thank elainebarradas3
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hi Elaine Thank you for your review, its great to see that the chefs at the Dukes Head can sing in tune..... I must just be unlucky when I hear them. I hope you will be back to see us again in the near future...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

really really slow services, food over cooked , staff looked like they wanted to go home, saw the kitchen staff on a fag break not great at all

2  Thank Aclarkieson
Fritton A, General Manager at Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for your review, we would like to discuss your visit to the Dukes Head with you, please contact the Manager Matt on Matt@somerleyton.co.uk at your leisure Kind regardes Ewen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$65 - US$65
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dukes Head Slugs Lane | Somerleyton, Lowestoft NR32 5QR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Lowestoft
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 730281
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