The Duke's Head Putney


Sitting at the start of the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race, a grand Victorian grade II listed building with four venues under one roof - this is the best way to describe the Duke's Head on the river bank in Putney...

The Duke's Bar is a traditional British pub with comfy chairs, large tables, and roaring fires. It has an original Victorian age design that creatives an inviting and cosy atmosphere perfect for sunny days and chilly evenings. With a vast selection of beers, wines and spirits to choose from, this is the perfect pub for any occasion. 

The Coxswain Riverside Restaurant is a beautiful, airy dining room that overlooks the picturesque Putney riverside. This charming room features high ceilings with an entire wall of windows and is full of character and charm. Their traditional British seasonal menu is served all day and featured fresh, local produce including home-made bread and delicious pickled vegetables. They host several special wine & dine events a year that should not be missed.
The Wolsey Room is their premium private function space. A luxury all of its own, this bright and beautiful room is the perfect space for any event. The wall to wall riverside views is the ideal background for drinks parties to intimate wedding reception as well as business meetings and private dining experiences. 
The Rowing Club is the social hub of Putney situated on the lower ground floor with a riverside terrace. Hosting both weekday evening and weekend events: this is the place to be. Comedy night, monthly themed quizzes, Saturday night DJs and more. Grab some home-made street food from The Shack and pair it with their craft beer selection and signature cocktails - eat in, or eat out as long as you're enjoying yourself. 
Modern, fresh and local - Their menus are dedicated to showing off the best of British food.
The team is a friendly and passionate group of hospitality professionals always aiming to go the extra mile so that each of their guests feel welcome and looked after! A classic pub with a modern twist 


  • London - Private Hire
  • Taking Bookings
  • Dance floor
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • No Door Charge.


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 23:00
Thursday 12:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 0:00
Saturday 9:00 0:00
Sunday 9:00 22:00



The Duke's Head Putney, 8, Lower Richmond Road, SW15 1JN



Nearest Station

Putney Bridge (Tube)


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, European, Pub Food, Bar Snacks, Vegetarian Friendly, Roast Dinner and Christmas Lunch/Dinner food.

  • A word from the chef:

    Tasty, simple and local - our menus are dedicated to show off the best of British food by working together with our local suppliers. We always aim to use freshest ingredients possible to offer our guests.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Wolsey Room Private Room 45 70 - £1000 £2000

The Wolsey Room is luxury all of its own. This bright 1st floor Victorian private dining room with a wall of windows and a Thames River view is an ideal background for everything from private dining or office drinks receptions to intimate wedding ceremonies, from business lunches or private dinner parties to classy birthday parties.

The Rowing Club Venue Hire 0 120 - £2000 £4000

The Rowing Club is the social hub of Putney, situated on our lower ground floor with a riverside terrace. The ideal location to host your party this year – a versatile space where you can have DJs, live bands and a dance floor. This is the place to party. Delicious homemade street food is served all night alongside our signature cocktails, local craft beers and spirits – eat in, or eat out whilst enjoying a beautiful evening by the river!

Coxswain Restaurant Venue Hire 80 120 - £2000 £5000

The Coxswain Riverside Restaurant is a light and airy dining room full of character and charm, with a high ceiling and a wall of windows overlooking the beautiful Putney riverside.  We are proud to maintain our roots with a British seasonal menu created with fresh produce from our homegrown suppliers. To bring our roots to your plate, we host several special food events throughout the year.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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