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The Duke of Cumberland's Head

Main Street, Clifton OX15 0PE, England
+44 1869 226334
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea bass” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (2 reviews)
“cream sauce” (2 reviews)
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Clifton OX15 0PE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday 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 yesterday

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

Thank Raq54321
Reviewed 3 days 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 6 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used this pub in the old days before it closed and we thought it had gone forever. However it has been reopened and we decided to go with 2 friends for a meal. We read the latest trip advisor reviews which were awful but...More

Thank BoatmanEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thirteen of us had Sunday lunch here on 6th August, and the group included vegetarians, vegans, coeliacs and two dairy free. The staff were very attentive and patient whilst we checked all the options and we all had fabulous meals. The new-look pub is clean,...More

Thank AshleyJDrake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night in the comfortable Loft room. Each room has a different name, ours had the bathroom and wardrobe up the stairs that were in the room. This made the room nice and quirky. Everything was clean and the bed was very comfortable. The...More

Thank Yorkie016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with friends for their anniversary and we were all extremely disappointed. We had booked a table for 8pm and our starters arrived at 9.30pm, after we had chased them up. Our table was near the bar and you couldn't hold a proper conversation...More

2  Thank Bailgate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely building and welcome - that's covers the 1 star. I don't know where to begin an awful and truly shocking experience, firstly the "en-suite room" that's not, yes a private bathroom down the corridor. But the food..... or not. Totally bland and inedible starters,...More

2  Thank John H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$26
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, 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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