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The Duke's Head

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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High Street | Hatfield Broad Oak, Bishops Stortford, Hatfield Heath CM22 7HH, England
+44 1279 718598
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:30
Wed - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My friends and I came here last night for our Xmas dinner. From the moment we walked in we were greeted with friendly smiles and helpful staff. We ordered off the Xmas menu which was incredibly reasonable at £26 for 3 courses, and that also included coffee and mince pies! I can honestly say that this has to be one... More 

Thank Jakki H
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into this lovely pub on very short notice without booking and managed to get a lovely table beside the window. The menu looked incredible and was very extensive but my mind was already made up for Sunday dinner. In around 15 minutes (and the pub was extremely busy) our food came out and we were left opened mouthed at... More 

1 Thank Lewis O
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. We had an evening booking. Took 1hr 45mins to get our starters at the table. Good way to bump up the bill with drinks I guess. I liked the waitress v nice and hard working. Bar manager wasn't hugely helpful when I asked if our starters were ready after 1hr 30mins. Think he said. 'Won't be long'... More 

1 Thank chrisktori
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service in a friendly warm atmosphere. The food was outrageously good. Our 3 and a half year old daughter was well catered for also, as there was plenty of choice for her and a lot of the meals can come in smaller portions.

Thank rustsk
North Wales, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and very well presented. The place was very clean and tidy and the staff were very pleasant

1 Thank Ralph L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can for a family meal on a Saturday afternoon. The service was great, even our little dog was made a fuss of! The food was really good, with the specials being the standout!

1 Thank Ben R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This has been my local for many years and I still think it is great! The staff are always friendly and the food is equally brilliant! It only gets better in the winter when the fires are roaring too!

1 Thank Matt R
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal last Thursday. I had the steak and kidney pudding which was really delicious. The rest of the table had burgers and the mussels which were really fantastic. Always have a great meal whenever we come here.

Thank Miranda M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Food was fairly decent but unfortunately this was overshadowed by a wait of over 90mins for our main course, which was barely acknowledged when mentioned at the hour mark, and when it did eventually arrive there were no murmurings of an apology. We went to the Dukes Head last Sunday for my mother in laws 60th, and had asked for... More 

2 Thank Beamer2
Harlow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We've been here several times in recent years but the last couple have disappointed. There is a bit of an attitude problem in this restaurant in my opinion, borne out by the many "poor service" comments (which I never saw before booking). Difficult to define but it just doesn't give me a warm feeling. Anyway, we were a party of... More 

1 Thank JohnC190784

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 27
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Hatfield Broad Oak, Bishops Stortford, Hatfield Heath CM22 7HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hatfield Heath
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 718598
The Duke's Head serves modern British cuisine in the heart of the quintessential Essex village. 'Village Pub & Dining' explains our concept perfectly. A warm, friendly, atmospheric pub, which happens to do excellent, locally sourced food! Along with friendly, helpful service, perfect pints and very good wine, this is somewhere that anyone would like to spend a few hours. Relaxing on our sunny patio under pretty parasols, with the children running in the garden or hiding in the quaint tree house or warming you feet in front of a roaring fire, with your dog by your side! Whatever the weather, a warm welcome is always guaranteed at The Duke's Head.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?