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The Duke of Cumberland's Head

Main Street, Clifton OX15 0PE, England
+44 1869 226334
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible3%
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“the pub” (15 reviews)
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Clifton OX15 0PE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a nice old pub. The interior has a modern feel to it and all the staff are very helpful and efficient. It is comfortably furnishes, it is very clean. The food is delicious and is freshly cooked. Perfectly cooked vegetables. There is...More

Thank 777fay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Duke has recently reopened following an extensive and beautiful refurbishment and is quite simple now a local jewel. The welcome from the attentive staff is warm, the atmosphere relaxed and comfortable. The menu is simple, well executed, good portion sizes and made with great...More

Thank 145Steve1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were made so welcome by Reni it set the evening off in exactly the way would want! Food Great, service fantastic, ambiance great! Well done the Duke!!

Thank Madman2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday lunch. Tender beef, fresh vegetables and a lovely homemade rhubarb and plum sponge. Wine was reasonably priced and will definitely go again. The renovation of this pub has lost none of its character either Well done.

Thank Joan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been here a few times since the Duke reopened and it gets better each time we visit. It has undergone a lovely refurbishment and is a very welcoming environment. We have put up some of our business associates overnight and they loved it...More

Thank sharonstallibrass
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pub has just experienced a recent makeover which was well done and appropriate after a chequered history. I fancied fish and chips but they were a big disappointment. There was too much batter for the fish, and the chips were tasteless and undercooked and...More

Thank Vigilant2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this pub for the 1st time despite living locally for over 15yrs. It has been refurbished to a high standard. We had the smoked fish parfait and chicken liver pate to start - both of which were delicious but the real treat was the...More

Thank fizog1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived having booked a table for 4 and seated on a table obviously only meant for 2 people as indicated by fellow diners to the side of us. Some chairs too high (or table too low) making it uncomfortable, to be fair we were asked...More

2  Thank Raq54321
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I made a booking at The Duke several weeks ago for a special meal as my partner & I met there on a blind date exactly 5 years ago. Our memories of our first visit there were excellent. The same cannot be said of our...More

Thank cliff m
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We visit this place quite often to eat and it's friendly and welcoming! Under new ownership which is trying hard to ensure service and food are always great. The pub had a great re-furb after a period of closure, it's now a lovely environment. For...More

Thank JCsenior
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
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 OX15 0PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: +44 1869 226334
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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.
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