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Duke of Somerset

#540 of 7,076 Restaurants in Toronto}
€€ - €€€, , British
655 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3C6, Canada
+1 416-640-0921
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  • Excellent25%
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  • Average20%
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, British, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
655 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3C6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked in for a late night drink, as the hotel was just around the corner. Friendly barman, good music, and enough screens to watch Sports if you wanted to.I would come back here next time, as the selection of drinks was excellent. Can`t say...More

Thank JuRut
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great beer & delicious dinner. Wait staff was fantastic! Patio was lovely. Highly recommend. Would come back again. Cheers mates.

Thank andi-editor
Emily S, Public Relations Manager at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Andi-editor, Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Somerset. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us! Cheers! Emily S. Marketing Manager.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in here for a quick drink while shopping downtown. The place is like the other restaurants in the "Duke of" chain in Toronto with the dark paneled wood and British Pub like experience. The place had a good selection of beers although no British...More

Thank Michael H
Emily S, Public Relations Manager at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michael H, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about the Duke of Somerset. We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again soon! Emily S. Marketing Manager

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful company event on the patio. Service was awesome, Great drinks and appetizers. We were well served. We have had company lunches. Food is great. The staff is awesome. This place is worth checking out.

Thank Petra R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

As I was walking around in the Toronto downtown area I stumbled on Dukes of Somerset on Bay Street. It was early in the evening so it wasn't very crowded. I saw they had Fish and Chips on their menu and I thought I would...More

Thank IndyEvash
Emily S, Public Relations Manager at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hi IndyEvash, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your time at the Duke of Somerset. We hope to see you again the next time you are in the area. Cheers! Emily S.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Following a poor experience in January of this year , I was convinced by a friend to give this place a second chance. There appears to have been a turnover in staff as the servers were attentive and pleasant. Food was tasty (guacamole burger) even...More

Thank TR1964
Emily S, Public Relations Manager at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi TR1964, Thank you for giving us another chance! We are happy your second visit left you satisfied with your experience. We look forward to your next visit. If you are in the area, you should check out our customer appreciation party on July 26...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I love Indian food and the butter chicken here is very poor. This is a rich North Indian dish that should have a smooth taste. This did not. Dry cold rice and a bread thing try to be a naan. But also cold and dry....More

Thank James S
Cynthia S, Owner at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Dear James S, Thank you for taking the time to write. We will look at the Indian Butter Chicken recipe and execution very carefully. I am so sorry you didn't enjoy it. You were very kind in your other comments. We appreciate that very much....More

Reviewed 20 June 2017

I have visited a number of times. Drinks are fine and the outdoor patio is nice. Food is poorly prepared, with small, overpriced portions. I recently ordered a pound of wings and fries (how difficult is this?). The 7 or 8 wings were tiny and...More

Thank EuroTraveller264
Cynthia S, Owner at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thank you for writing. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy our food. I have contacted the General Manager and we are going to look at the wings. You should have received ten wings. Our wings are not huge because we are committed...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

The general manager Aileen Heatherington goes out of her way to make sure that you have the best possible experience at this excellent pub. The food is delicious - the choice of drinks just great - but best of all it is the wonderful friendly...More

Thank Norah W
Emily S, Director of Sales at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hi Norah, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We agree, Aileen is the best! We are glad you enjoyed the service, atmosphere, food, and beverages. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Emily S.

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Nice and friendly 'Pub' enjoyed a guacamole burger which was rather good, there is an extensive menu available, in the robust dinning area - the range of beers is comprehensive but all top pressure.

1  Thank Steve W
Nearby
Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, British, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-640-0921
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