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Dukes Head Slugs Lane | Somerleyton, Lowestoft NR32 5QR, England
+44 1502 730281
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here with friends a few days ago. The food was good but when I ordered my wife a standard glass of wine and was charged £6.50 I thought they had made a mistake but when I queried it I was told that it was correct. It's a pity because we might have gone back a lot in the... More 

Thank Simon L
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Moored at Somerleyton. Easy access from the river via a picturesque track. I had the sausages and mash and my friend had the roast beef. The portions were not huge but any lack of quantity was more than compensated for by the quality. Every element of our meals was a pleasure. The range of beer was interesting and well kept... More 

Thank DavidGCB19
Bradwell, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The quality of ingredients, atmosphere and staff were second to none. We felt we had to deduct a point due to there only being one vegetarian choice(?!) and that everytime we visit the menu changes so if you really enjoy something, don't expect to go back and enjoy it again. The meal sizes differ, some are huge and unable to... More 

Thank Dixie H
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229 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We're here in Lowestoft and its half term weekend so just about everywhere is full. We wanted to experience the local village pub atmosphere, so we had to head off pizza into the woolly wilds. We only ended up here by accident s the place we were really heading for was booked out (the Village Maid). Luckily the bar staff... More 

Thank DrLawn
Wigan, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We visited The Duke's Head for dinner during a week cruising around on the Broads. This was by far the best meal we had in Norfolk. The food here is outstanding. The staff are friendly and helpful. We would love eat there more often, pity we live so far away.

Thank James M
Beccles, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We visited one evening for a simple meal which cost £28 bangers and mash and a burger. Tasted OK but very average and poor value for money.

Thank Paul T
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Sometimes it is nuce to go somewhere different rather a carvery for Sunday lunch with a menu to suit many types of taste buds including a roast. The food was both tasty and served up that was pleasing to the eyes as well as the pallet. After the main course we all enjoyed a sweet that someone had taken pride... More 

Thank Trevor S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Having read a favourable review in the Sunday Times Magazine dropped in for Sunday lunch. Marvellous sea trout, well presented. Lovely location in a smart setting Genial Landlord with pleasant & efficient assistants.

Thank Malcolm97
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice food and beer, just off the moorings! Very welcoming staff! Beer and food to die for! Sorting me out as a gluten free freak! Really stunning and worth a visit!

Thank Beccie P
Norwich, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Friendly local bar that also serves excellent food. Service was very good, food delicious, garlic bread very generous, all of our meals were faultless and I especially recommend a bottle of crianza.

Thank DavidA689
Stephen D, Director of Hospitality Somerleyton Estate at Duke's Head, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. So pleased to hear you were well looked after. You are right the Crianza is great. Looking forward to welcoming you back More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$62 - US$62
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?