An eclectic British pub, The Duke's Head Putney offers a modern British menu, showcasing the best in seasonal produce. Hearty mains and wholesome weekend brunches are bolstered by a menu of old school desserts, while the bar at The Duke's Head Putney offers the stock of real ales Young's pubs have become famous for. Chunky wood tables and a spirit and pump-lined bar make this a popular spot for relaxed and informal all-day dining.
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Venue Details & Map
8 Lower Richmond RoadPutneyLondonSW15 1JN
- +44 (0)20 8788 2552
- Public transport:
- Putney Bridge, Underground
The Dukes Head is a colossal, 150 year old Youngs pub in a prime spot about 10 metres from the river. It's so big it's split into four different levels, with each level having a different name: the basement is called 'The Rowing Club' and was hosting a comedy night when I was there. I settled in the 'Coxswain Dining Room', which was a mixture of casual drinkers and restaurant goers.
To me this looks how a traditional English pub should look and
Its on the river.
While waiting for my christmas food to cook (forever) we walked here with the kids for a couple of champas. Just like last year, so now its tradition. We had a big lounge to sit on in the main bar, where there were many families probably doing the same thing. The restaurant was buzzing and busy. My 3 year old...more
It's a friendly local pub that is usually reasonably busy, but hardly ever packed. You can usually snag a seat. It's not super glamorous or trendy (in fact it's anything but). However it is comfortable and familiar. It's a place you go to because you can't be asked to leave Putney and you certainly can't be asked to gamble on something new.
On some Wednesday evenings they have a great comedy...more
Nice Young's pub by the river. This has some very old style partitions to look at while you enjoy a Winter warmer to steel yourself from the cold. The ale was in good condition. They got confused by our order but this led to us being undercharged (intentionally or accidentally I know not) so that is totally forgiven
In the end this is a decent pub, but nothing spectacular.just a general...more
Yet another Young's Pub in South West London, the Duke's Head is a large traditional pub sitting just back from the Thames on the east side of Putney Bridge. Great in the summer when the sun is shining, as it's perfectly legal to take your drink outside (provided it's plastic of course) and lean against the embankment to the river. To be honest, the inside is a bit ropey - the place looks like...more