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The Duke's Head

€€ - €€€, British,
High Street | Hatfield Broad Oak, Bishops Stortford, Hatfield Heath CM22 7HH, England
+44 1279 718598
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
High Street | Hatfield Broad Oak, Bishops Stortford, Hatfield Heath CM22 7HH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quaint pub near Bishops Stortford. Roast was lovely but the potatoes and vegetables could have been a little more cooked. Overall the atmosphere was nice. Staff were very friendly.

Thank Chloe_foodlover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Dukes Head for lunch couple of times and it was lovely.The food is really nice especially Sunday roast.The beef was delicious!

Thank tom222ee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my friends idea to go the dukes head in Hatfield broad oak on a Thursday night , she had recently moved to Hatfield heath and wanted to try out the local pubs. It wasn’t very busy when we got there , we was...More

4  Thank Teresawade
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked this through a Travel Zoo deal and was not disappointed. My husband and I met friends here for lunch and we wanted to be able to have a good catch up. We were seated in the back dining area of the pub which...More

Thank Vanessa A
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Took my husband here for birthday dinner whilst staying nearby before flying out to Tenerife Lovely staff, gorgeous old building and fabulous food Onion Bhaji scotch eggs amazing Would return and recommend it

1  Thank MrsG6615
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Went here with a party of 10. They had a great offer for Tuesday and Wednesday evenings for a two course meal and two drinks for 22 pounds (26 with three courses). Had some scallops and a rump steak. Very nice food, was impressed especially...More

1  Thank Jonna K
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch today with friends- great food and great staff and service - would highly recommend .

1  Thank shirls115
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Went here for a Sunday roast, and found the place to be pretty and cosy, with an open fireplace and warming decor. The Sunday roasts were both nice enough, a large serving - although the roast potatoes were not very nice and were undercooked and...More

Thank sidvicious1
Liz F, Owner at The Duke's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Good Afternoon, Thank you so much for taking the time to make a comment regarding your experience at The Duke's Head. All feedback is taken to heart whether positive or negative and I try to use it in our training with our team. Along with...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Chose this pub for Sunday lunch based on some favourable on-line reviews. Cosy pub, nice decor, pleasant staff, dog friendly and loos were clean and tidy. Portions were ample and the wine was good. We ordered the roast beef and roast pork which came with...More

Thank lyn0n
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Had lunch recently, wasn't bad. Hot smoked salmon fish cakes had next to no salmon in them, which was a shame. Sausage and mash was lovely. Service was friendly enough, if a little slapdash. Weren't offered a dessert menu or coffee so just got the...More

Thank JSC2003
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Questions & Answers
13 August 2017|
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Response from Liz F | Property representative |
Hello there, we are a dog friendly pub & allow dogs in the bar and garden area, however we do reserve the dining room as a no-go area for dogs! Our menu is available through out. Hope to see you soon. Regards, the Dukes
senia w
13 April 2015|
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Response from Fairman49 | Reviewed this property |
There is a garden area with seating, but no smoking inside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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