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Duke of Cleveland

££ - £££, British,
2 Church Walk | The Headland, Hartlepool TS24 0ND, England
+44 1429 864415
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“salad” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2 Church Walk | The Headland, Hartlepool TS24 0ND, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Duke of Cleveland
1. Another fine meal
"excellent fish and chips"
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2. Super Sunday Dinner
"Had a superb Sunday dinner again today."
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3. Amazing Fish & Chips
"The Restaurant is very close to the coast line."
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner have visited the duke of Cleveland on many occasions. The place itself is gorgeous, plenty of parking, such a cosy laid back place. The food is home cooked and gorgeous never had a bad meal. Steak, parmo, fish to name a few are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Faultless eatery. Me and my husband both had fish and chips which were divine. The staff are friendly, the building is very traditional yet trendy, we may make a habit of coming here weekly. Outstanding and quite possibly the best place to eat in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank naughton122223338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on the Sunday between Christmas and New Year and was fairly quiet although we are informed that usually a table booking would be very necessary. Slightly different to the usual carvery, the meat is carved in the kitchen in small quantities and brought...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jw1983
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Popped in here on afternoon for a drink basically to check thee pub out. Received a friendly welcome from one of the owners and served a superb pint of beer. This is a fab venue decorated to a high standard warm and homely. We will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank victor061
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed a Saturday evening meal/drinks visit based on suggestions by locals, having moved into the Headland 18 months ago - we have previously explored some 5 other locals all within a half mile of each other.; We walked here - a fair 35 minute...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank R N
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Went here for the first time with family, while the food was delicious, it took a very long time to come despite only nine other couple eating. We were also disappointed that the meals didn't all come out together (first 2 people almost finished meal...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank MichelleH3831
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Called in based on the fabulous reviews, I think the cook was having a day off. The food was ok but nothing else, the chips were ok. Lovely building and friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank AUKTourist
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is an absolute gem of a place to eat, the food is excellent and drinks are really reasonable (and I love they serve Coca Cola on draft). We always have a look in the Wood room near the kitchen as the old historical photos...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank DGilhespy
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

A warm welcome in such beautiful surroundings, very well kept & spotless. Really comfy chairs & good choice on the menu. The food, well, it’s amazing, I had the chicken parmo with chips, beautifully cooked & amazing chips, mother had grilled sandwich & chips which...More

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank JamieL706
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We go to this beautiful pub/restaurant almost every Sunday for their carvery lunch. It’s absolutely delicious! The portions are plentiful, and the prices are very reasonable. The drinks are also reasonable, and very well presented. The surroundings are gorgeous, and comfortable too. The staff are...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank cegera
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john j
18 October 2018|
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Response from MichaelW12107 | Property representative |
It’s £7.99 for Sunday lunch.
13 December 2017|
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Response from MichaelW12107 | Property representative |
Yes we are.We even have a few regulars.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Walk | The Headland, Hartlepool TS24 0ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 864415
  • E-mail
The Duke of Cleveland is a family friendly pub situated in Church Walk in old Hartlepool - or on The Headland if you prefer to call it that! It might be known to many as the former Conservative Club but has been totally renovated to into a plush family friendly pub and function suite to cater for all needs.The building is Grade II listed and was the former home of the 1st Duke of Cleveland who was also the 3rd Earl of Darlington - William Henry (Harry) Vane who was born in July 1766 and died in January 1842. The building was originally the Duke's summer house.
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