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The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
+44 1395 513320
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to Sidmouth many times but it was our first visit to Dukes. I must say the menu was imaginative and good quality tasty food. Friendly staff and well behaved dog friendly.

Thank Pheasantplucker1950
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Dukes on a very cold February Sunday afternoon, 'welcome, come in out of the cold' said the staff. A welcome greeting, staff very friendly and the food amazingly fresh and tasty. The cost was a little high but well worth spending a little more for something special and was in keeping with costs in neighbouring eating establishments. Dogs... More 

Thank JaneKeithTampa
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday night, family for 4 dining + a well behaved dog. Menu was simple yet varied, with decent veggie options. £8-20 main courses that were well presented with fresh veg. Puddings were generous and tasty. Nice environment, quick service. Really good.

Thank Okusman
Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in on a Saturday evening having no reservation and the friendly staff managed to find us a table in the restaurant apologising that the only vacant table was next to the kitchen door (this really wasn't a problem). Excellent food and excellent service we will return!

Thank 230NikiEB
Worcester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on both evenings of our stay in Sidmouth. We could not fault it. The staff were extremely friendly, the service was first class and the food was excellent on both evenings. Our second visit was Tuesday which is their fish and chip night. Special price of just under £10. The fish was the best we have tasted... More 

Thank Peter M
Hill Head, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous food and lovely staff. Really enjoyed our evening meal there and the walk through the town. Would definitely eat there again.

Thank diamondbird56
Devon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had tried here several times before as local, but how many chances do you give a place before you just give up!? Nice easy location. Hoped it would be better this time. Lunch in January. Pizza for me burger for him. Yukk. Greasy sloppy pizza greasy uninspired burger. And expensive. Had its last chance with us for food but would... More 

Thank marygrimley01
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a delicious meal here on our first night in Sidmouth. Staff were polite and friendly and could not have been more welcoming. We did not make a reservation but a table was made ready for us while we ordered drinks at the bar. Good selection of tasty draught ales, wine and other drinks. Food was very good too,... More 

Thank Andy B
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there twice during our short stay. Good choice of well cooked dishes, chosen carefully to allow room for afters. Staff were very pleasant and attentive. Would visit there again.

Thank petervoros
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Dukes again on 28/1/17. The service and atmosphere were wonderful. The Staff really looked after us and found us a table even though it was very busy. We had the Plaice which was superb, really fresh and beautifully presented. We would highly recommend this restaurant and have visited it five times now and each time it's been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade, Sidmouth EX10 8AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Sidmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1395 513320
Situated at the heart of Sidmouth town centre and Esplanade, Dukes is a family friendly inn offering relaxed dining, drinks and accommodation all year round.

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