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The Duke of Cumberland's Head

Main Street | Clifton, Nr Deddington, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0PE, England
+44 1869 226334
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
5 days ago
“Lunch ”
2 weeks ago
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Main Street | Clifton, Nr Deddington, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0PE, England
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Reviews (28)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful lunch, sat outside in this beautiful sunshine. Service excellent and fast service, food delicious had sea bass followed by Eton Mess. Newly reopened well worth a visit now they have ironed out the hiccups. New chef excellent. Staff friendly and polite. Good luck to...More

Thank Liz50488
Management response:

Thank you very much, we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu choice a bit limited but what they do, based on our experience, is very good, and since we were looking for a traditional roast, not a problem. We both had the roast beef which was excellent, cooked well, not well cooked. We both like...More

Thank D0ug_T690
Tim C, Owner at The Duke of Cumberland's Head, responded to this review

Thank you, we're delighted you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently reopened after a long closure, looks clean & tidy but lost none of its charm. The food was very good, my wife had two starters & I had sausage & mash both really good. However the menu is very restricted & fish & chips...More

Thank jetrover747
Tim C, Owner at The Duke of Cumberland's Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and for visiting us. Our fish & chips are really popular and very good, it was very unfortunate that you came on the one day that we had sold out! We are aware that a village local needs to become...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to have our village pub back. Refurbished and looking lovely. Good honest pub grub. Roaring fires. Good beer. Friendly staff. Recent addition of some touring caravan pitches.

Thank Lardie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main thing to report is that after a long closure this pub has been refurbished and re-opened in April 2017. The Trip advisor address (Main st. Banbury) is wrong as the pub is in Clifton near Deddington and the new owners seem to prefer...More

Thank Dennis L
Tim C, Owner at The Duke of Cumberland's Head, responded to this review

Thanks Dennis for coming it was good to see you. We are trying to rectify wrong address with Trip Advisor and website as we speak, we can be contacted on 01869 226334 or bookings@thecliftonduke.co.uk. The menu is being expanded to cater for all tastes and...More

Reviewed 11 January 2015

Having recently visited this pub I would strongly recommend that you disregard the one star rating that someone gave - I can only assume that the reviewer was actually talking about another pub!! This is what every good pub should be: full of charm and...More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Booked a table for a special anniversary lunch on a Sunday. No problems with the reservation and the staff were friendly and welcoming. We were disappointed with the menu choice which was rather limited (probably a restricted menu for Sunday lunch). We opted for the...More

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We visited this pub while attending a family function. The pub is clean and inviting with lovely traditional decor. The staff are friendly and hardworking. I always prefer to visit pubs and restaurants that aren't part of a chain or franchise because I find that...More

Thank LoveLes2269
Reviewed 8 September 2014

Had a meal at this delightful pub one Saturday evening. The pub is gorgeous to look at honey coloured stone coupled with a thatched roof, oodles of curb appeal. There's a lovely outside seating area to the rear of the pub, perfect for a warm...More

Thank SmithGatwick
Reviewed 6 August 2014

a couple of friends and myself had been geocaching locally and decided to stop here for lunch after our exertions. I suddenly had an urge for a good old fashioned ploughmans but hardly any pub does them nowaday. Instead i had the most delicious selection...More

Thank Paul C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Clifton, Nr Deddington, Deddington, Banbury OX15 0PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Banbury  >  Deddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 226334
  • E-mail
A traditional 17th century coaching inn, beautifully restored. Traditional features include an inglenook fireplace, wood burning stove, beamed ceilings. The inn serves good food with a large range of real ale. There is an adjacent campsite with electricity hook up, water, grey and chemical waste disposal, indoor showers and toilets. There are also 5 individually designed en-suite king-size bedrooms and one family apartment which sleeps 4 with kitchen.