The Duke's Head Putney

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King of Grapes Buy Your Ticket
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Wednesday 18 October 2017

Description

Riverside Grand Victorian grade II listed building, the Duke’s Head echoes with history, style and laughter.

The venue has a brilliant array of gorgeous spaces available for events of any size and bar is stocked with a vast selection of trendy craft beers, high-quality wines and world spirits.

The Duke's Bar - Cozy and inviting space with a bar in the middle, great space for after work drinks or casual dinner with friends. Dog loving pub environment, with a water and snack station as well as a selection of toys for the man's best friend!

The Coxswain - Bright, airy and stylish restaurant with a spectacular view of the river, a wonderful space to entertain in. Completely flexible in its lay-out with a menu based around British seasonal food and created by using only the most fresh produce from our home-grown suppliers.

The Wolsey Room - Luxury all of it’s own, this bright 1st floor Victorian drawing room with a wall of windows and a river view is an ideal background for everything from drinks receptions to intimate wedding ceremonies, from business lunches and private dinner parties to classy birthday parties.

The Rowing Club - Situated on the lower ground with a riverside terrace, this is the social hub of Putney. Large selection of quality craft beers and bar food to die for and hosting everything from live music acoustic sets to delicious supplier tastings and film screenings; there really is no reason to ever leave.

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Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live

Every Friday

Every Friday from 8pm till 10pm...Live music, drinks, food, good friends and laughter - everything you need for a...

Appy Mondays

Appy Mondays

Every Monday

Pop in for lunch, dinner or drinks - Pay by using our new Young's On Tap app and get 20% shaved off from your bill -...

King of Grapes

King of Grapes

Thursday 14 September 2017

The story behind one of the world's oldest grape; Pinot Noir... With the guidance of our very own grape master, com...

Game Paired Wine Dinner

Game Paired Wine Dinner

Wednesday 18 October 2017

To celebrate the season we have put together a menu pairing some of the unique British game flavours with our favourite...

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thursday 23 November 2017

Thanksgiving is the perfect time for families and friends to get together and enjoy delicious traditional food, from...

Christmas Day Dining Experience

Christmas Day Dining Experience

Monday 25 December 2017

For a hassle free and relaxed Christmas, book a table in our riverside restaurant and let us do all the cooking and...

Quiz Of The Year

Quiz Of The Year

Wednesday 27 December 2017

Holiday quiz night of the year - How well do you remember the events of the year 2017?Entry is £2 per head and all the...

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Appy Monday Every Monday - Pay by using the Young's app and get 20% off from your bill for up to 120 guests Monday 11:00 - 23:00
Treat On The App Download and signup to our new Young's app - choose us as one of your locals - claim your free drink at the pub (Valid for first time downloads only) for up to 120 guests
Pimp Your Prosecco 'Pimp your Prosecco' station on the house when you preorder 4 or more bottles of Prosecco for 8 to 120 guests Monday 12:00 - 22:00
Festive Canapes Canapes on the house for all pre-booked Christmas parties of 10 or more for 10 to 120 guests Tuesday 12:00 - 22:00
Winter Wonderland Office Christmas party planned ready for you for up to 120 guests Wednesday 18:00 - 23:00
Festive Wine Tasting Festive wine tasting with in-house grape master on the house for all pre-booked parties of 10 or more for 10 to 120 guests Monday 12:00 - 21:00
Secret Santa For all pre-booked parties of 8 or more: We will buy and wrap the gifts for you - all we need you to do is to send us your nice and naughty list! for 8 to 120 guests Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00
Festive Cocktail Masterclass Festive cocktail master class on the house for all pre-booked parties of 10 or more for 10 to 120 guests Monday 12:00 - 21:00
Mulled Wine & Funny Hats Mulled wine and festive hats on the house for all pre-booked parties 8 or more for 8 to 120 guests Monday 12:00 - 23:00
Festive Sweet Teeth Candy canes, cookies and mince pies on the house for all pre-booked parties of 8 or more for 8 to 120 guests Monday 12:00 - 23:00
Cheesy Christmas After dinner cheese board on the house for all parties of 4 and more for 4 to 120 guests Thursday 12:00 - 22:00

Info

No Door Charge.
No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
Putney
18
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
None
Appy Monday, Treat On The App, Pimp Your Prosecco, Festive Canapes, Winter Wonderland, Fes …

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
11:00 23:00
11:00 23:00
11:00 23:00
11:00 00:00
11:00 00:00
11:00 00:00
12:00 22:30

Location

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

Area:
South London

Nearest station:
Putney Bridge (Tube)
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Menus

Drink Prices Price
Pint of Lager £4.65
Pint of Real Ale £4.30
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £4.70
Bottle of Cider (568ml) £5.70
Cocktail £8.00
Spirit and Mixer (50ml double shot and mixer) £6.00
Glass of Wine (175ml measure Large ) £7.00
Bottle of House Wine £19.50
Bottle of Champagne £29.50
Jaeger Bomb £6.00

Menus

Canape Menu Download
Finger Food Buffet Menu Download
Private dining menu Download


This venue serves British, International, Pub Food and Bar Snacks food.

A word from the chef:
We are proud to maintain our roots with a British seasonal menu created with the freshest produce available from our home-grown suppliers.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
The Wolsey Room Private Room 40 70 0 800 1200
The Rowing Club Venue Hire 80 120 0 1500 3000
The Coxswain Venue Hire 80 120 0 2000 4000
* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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Absolutely awful. I ordered the pork cutlet which turned up in a bowl covered in chopped salad and under cooked potatoes. The pork was dry had no seasoning and the rind was white and rubbery -?should have been brown and crisp. I returned the dish and was offered an alternative. Chose a burger which turned with undercooked white insipid fries. Couldn't eat it. My friends ordered the crab in brioche which had no seasoning. Overall it ruined my birthday and will not be returning again visited The Duke's Head Putney on 21 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017 by
1

Great place to go out for dinner. Relaxed and good food. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 12 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017 by
4

Thanks to Howie and Kirsten for looking after us so brilliantly. We had a fantastic meal. The Wolsey room atmosphere was superb and enjoyed by all our guests. I'd say the staff went that extra mile to make our occasion special. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending. Thanks, Dan. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 13 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017 by
5

The prawn and avocado starter was totally under-whelming with a prawn mousse just a smear across the plate and the avocado puree was three minute blobs , Grossly over-hyped on the menu and over-priced. The salad starter contained a minute amount of mozzarella amongst the tomatoes. The chicken liver pate was lovely but breads in short supply. Roasts were fine, but nowhere near warm enough when served at the table. The cheese board on the deserts menu was actually a cracker board with three tiny pieces of cheese as an after thought. The waiting staff just plonked bottles of wine on the table with tops still on and no opportunity to taste, and no thought for a chiller with the white. Frankly our experience with the wine serving would have been better in a supermarket. Overall we loved the place - great atmosphere, but we left feeling a bit ripped off. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 13 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017 by
3

Awful food - sent sirloin steak back as inedible. Staff pleasant but slow service. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 25 Jul 2017
29 Jul 2017 by
2

The manager was a great help with the reservation visited The Duke's Head Putney on 23 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017 by
5

Great view of river . Pleasant staff but slow service. My sirloin steak was inedible and I sent it back. Not charged for it but spoiled the evening. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 25 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017 by
2

Love love love The Duke's Head. The staff are all so kind and helpful, the venue is gorgeous and the views perfect. Thank you! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 18 Jul 2017
19 Jul 2017 by
5

Great party in their fantastic private upstairs room overlooking the river. Really helpful team. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 08 Jul 2017
16 Jul 2017 by
4

Held my 50th birthday party for 90 people at the Rowing Club bar at the Duke's Head Pub last night. The venue and location were fantastic - down by the river, easy transport and parking, cool bar, unusually decorated with nice lighting, outside terrace, their own toilets,a great sound system, room to dance and a late license available. I ordered quite a lot of canapes and a small buffet and although the food was delicious, they just didn't organise enough staff to serve it and it sat, going to waste, on the side,getting cold under the air conditioning, with many of my guests not even knowing it was there! The bar worked out okay but I had organised a glass of proseco for everyone on arrival and again, glasses weren't filled and I can't believe all the bottles were actually used - the few staff there were just didn't have enough time! The bouncer that I was assured would be on the door, didn't materialize for quite a while, so we were left ourselves to fend off the public from coming in to use the bar and toilets. The girl I had arranged everything with wasn't even there and I wasn't introduced to the staff to know the difference between who my team were and who were stray members of the public walking through! I had asked for my birthday cake to be cut up and served but it wasn't really and was put onto paper serviettes rather than plates, which didn't work with a spongy/ creamy cake. The staff that were there worked very hard and were appreciative of my concerns and really tried to help but I wish I hadn't had to say anything, it really put a sad tinge on my memories of the evening. I did have a fabulous night but the lack of staff and communication were definitely a problem. Would I recommend it as a venue - yes, it's a great space but they need to get more staff and communicate better with their clients and I'd order much less food - I think a lot of it ended up in the bin - which was really upsetting! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 08 Jul 2017
09 Jul 2017 by
3

Fantastic celebratory lunch yesterday in the private dining room with 25 friends. The food and service were brilliant and the room was set up beautifully. A perfect summers day by the river. Thanks to Sofia and the team at Duke's Head for helping to make our day so special. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 08 Jul 2017
09 Jul 2017 by
5

Very nice welcome and atmosphere as always. We only had the fish and chips which I have had on many occasions and it was very disappointing, they had also run out of the desserts we wanted. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 08 Jul 2017
09 Jul 2017 by
2

It was very nice indeed. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 06 Jul 2017
07 Jul 2017 by
5

We had a fantastic night, the venue is beautiful and the food incredible. There were some issues with the booking which were resolved promptly by the manager. Both him and the staff are very friendly, professional, and accommodating and went above and beyond the call of duty to ensure we had a fantastic night. I would recommend this pub to anyone, and will definitely book again. I keep getting messages from our staff commenting how much they enjoyed the evening, thank you for making our office summer party a success!! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 05 Jul 2017
06 Jul 2017 by
5

We loved our meal by the window overlooking the river, such a beautiful setting. Laura visited The Duke's Head Putney on 05 Jul 2017
06 Jul 2017 by
5

Great food, service, location and overall experience. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 05 Jul 2017
06 Jul 2017 by
5

Excellent sunday lunch great table by the window visited The Duke's Head Putney on 02 Jul 2017
03 Jul 2017 by
5

Excellent as ever. Lovely new menu and the usual really good service. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 29 Jun 2017
30 Jun 2017 by
5

Such yummy food and the service was just amazing, best service I have had in a very long time, attentive and polite. They noticed it was one of the parties birthday and promptly bought a glass so champagne over for them. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 28 Jun 2017
29 Jun 2017 by
5

We had a post wedding reception dinner in the Connaught room for 45 people which Sofia had helped us organise. We were able to choose our menu and pre order so that the food would be ready for our arrival. The setting was relaxed and we had an informal table plan which can't have been easy for the staff but everything was done without a fuss, we ate really well and we were met with smiles all the way through. Thanks to Sofia and the staff. The evening couldn't have gone any better. We were able to wander about freely in the room and by the river and it was a fantastic way to celebrate with our families. Thanks very much to the Duke's Head for all your care. I would recommend this place to anyone for functions of a similar kind. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 24 Jun 2017
28 Jun 2017 by
5

Once again a really tasty meal in gorgeous settings. The staff area always so lovely and that really make is for me. My friends who had never been to the Duke's before were blown away and couldn't stop looking out of the window at the river! Great evening - again!! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 21 Jun 2017
22 Jun 2017 by
5

delicious food, fantastic all round service, great table but but but.. something needs to be done about the lighting and music - the dining area facing the river can have a) more focused intimate lighting or just turn off a few light fixtures.. it was incredibly bright and b) music can surely be a bit more apt for the space. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 16 Jun 2017
19 Jun 2017 by
4

Excellent venue, food & staff. Very happy. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 18 Jun 2017
19 Jun 2017 by
5

Had a brilliant time at the Duke's Head. Staff were so easygoing and helpful. I had an area reserved for my birthday. 25 friends all had a great time, and we loved the band. Thank you so much!! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 09 Jun 2017
10 Jun 2017 by
5

Great place. Staff were excellent visited The Duke's Head Putney on 25 May 2017
26 May 2017 by
5

Amazing place for a party! The service is really professional and friendly. We booked The Rowing Club downstairs to play a concert for around 70 people. Everything was well and our guest's reviews has been amazing! Thank you so much Sofia and team. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 24 May 2017
25 May 2017 by
5

I genuinely love coming to The Duke's Head. The staff are so lovely, The Wolsey Function room is just wonderful and the views of the river super special. Thanks again for a lovely experience! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 23 May 2017
24 May 2017 by
5

Good service from Jake and team visited The Duke's Head Putney on 19 May 2017
20 May 2017 by
4

Great food, staff, lovely space. Only thing was the dining room was REALLY LOUD, perhaps some softening of acoustics so you don't have to shout at your friends would have made it perfect. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 May 2017
09 May 2017 by
4

Excellent and polite service. The food was very nice as well. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 May 2017
08 May 2017 by
5

The Rowing Club room smells of sewers/drains. One meal the Beef burger was very undercooked - pink. The waiter said they would cook it moor. I refused, reheated meat is not good either. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 04 May 2017
05 May 2017 by
2

when we made it to the Duke's Head at 9pm, the chef was already gone at 8pm the staff was helpful and sorry, but your online system just failed BAD. instead of saying in advance to come earlier it just sent a confirmation e-mail. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 01 May 2017
03 May 2017 by
1

Excellent staff and beautiful room visited The Duke's Head Putney on 29 Apr 2017
02 May 2017 by
5

Excellent food and service. Only comment would be more choice of biscuits or bread with the cheese board. Nitpicking I know. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 27 Apr 2017
29 Apr 2017 by
4

The Wolsey Room was the perfect venue for a special birthday celebration with wonderful views of the Thames. Thank you Lena and Zoe for looking after us so well!. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 21 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017 by
5

The staff at the Dukes Head could not have been more helpful. From my initial inquiry through to the night itself they were attentive, helpful and very organised. I would recommend them to anyone looking to celebrate a special occasion. Thank you for making my 30th a great night! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 08 Apr 2017
18 Apr 2017 by
5

The food was very good, as was the service. we had requested a river view table which was accommodated. was a very pleasant evening thanks to all the staff. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 17 Apr 2017
18 Apr 2017 by
5

Sunday roast. Bit short on potatoes. Plate looked awful but tasted good.need to trim fat. One Waitress unfriendly and showed bad attitude. Great ambience but music a little too loud. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 16 Apr 2017
17 Apr 2017 by
3

Really delicious food, friendly staff and good choice of wine in the restaurant - will definitely return for more! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 16 Apr 2017
17 Apr 2017 by
5

Excellent food, helpful staff and a lovely room with a view - perfect for our gathering of 25 or so people. Highly recommended. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 09 Apr 2017
16 Apr 2017 by
5

Nice location. We ordered our food and it was a full hour before it arrived, which is unacceptable by anyone's standards. They were not particularly busy either. Food was good but not great. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 15 Apr 2017
16 Apr 2017 by
2

We booked a table at Duke's Head, Putney, but when we arrived were ignored by multiple staff for around 10 minutes. Despite asking to be seated three times, they continued to ignore us so we were forced to leave. Really disappointing. Will not be returning. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 12 Apr 2017
13 Apr 2017 by
1

We hire out the Rowing club every year for our pub quiz! it is such a gorgeous venue and the staff put up with us making each other into aliens , super hero's , photo booths , holla hooping and much more and they let us do it all. Sofia is also super helpful with providing us with all we need and forever has a smile on her face! honestly the venue is great but the staff are what make it! Thank you for being soooo epic - it is the ultimate event hire space. Thank youuuu visited The Duke's Head Putney on 12 Apr 2017
13 Apr 2017 by
5

Good food good service excellent wine suggestion & lovely view of the river visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Apr 2017
12 Apr 2017 by
5

Incredibly helpful and friendly staff and easy to book and communicate with. Delicious food! Would definitely recommend to anyone who is looking to host a larger dinner party. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 Apr 2017
08 Apr 2017 by
5

Truffle cauliflower cheese was excellent, steak cooked to perfection. Really great evening, so thanks. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 06 Apr 2017
07 Apr 2017 by
5

The two young men serving were great! They couldn't do enough for us- thank you. The main of, Sausage & Mash was quite salty and swimming in a puddle of watery gravy which made the whole dish soggy- there was not an onion in sight regarding an "onion gravy". However, the salmon nicoise was enjoyed. The pudding of cherry almond cheese cake was disappointing and couldn't be eaten -thank you for not charging us. A glass with too little "cheese" and three quarters filled with dry crushed biscuit wasn't pleasant to eat.. Why mess with a cheese cake- a slice with the right amount of topping to base would have been so much better. Not a great evening of food sadly. But lovely views and service. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 31 Mar 2017
03 Apr 2017 by
2

Sadly we had a bad experience. We waited for 50 minutes before we got our food. We all had fish and chips. Both the fish and the chips were very greasy. We were given a bottle of wine and told the desserts were on the house but were charged for them. We are local and are quite regular. This was a first. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 01 Apr 2017
02 Apr 2017 by
1

Excellent as usual, great food plus a terrific atmosphere in a great setting right on the river visited The Duke's Head Putney on 26 Mar 2017
27 Mar 2017 by
5

Excellent Mother's Day lunch. Thanks for looking after us so well! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 26 Mar 2017
27 Mar 2017 by
5

I have come to this pub for lunch a few times and I always thought the food was very good. However, yesterday I was disappointed with the food (so were most of the people at the table). I had the chicken pie and it was extremely creamy (heavy) with no flavour and only very few pieces of chicken. Unfortunately my experience this time was not very good. Atmosphere and staff are always nice! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 19 Mar 2017
20 Mar 2017 by
2

Nice place, friendly staff and lovely fairy lights all around the pub! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 17 Mar 2017
18 Mar 2017 by
5

Staff were friendly, the room was great and generally we all had a good time. My only criticism was that some canapés were very disappointing, £2 for a mini sausage with some ketchup was really not ok, but then the beef and fish and chips looked like proper canapés and were great.. The online email confirmations of what we'd booked was really useful too. Thanks for a great event! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Mar 2017
17 Mar 2017 by
5

The service is very slow. I've been to this pub twice in 3 weeks and couldn't believe how slow the service was each time. Service at the bar took ages as well as the arrival of our food. We ordered a bar snack to eat while we were waiting (I expected the wait to be long again) and this was given to us at the same time as our mains when I specifically asked for it beforehand. This is why we returned it. The pub is great but the service really lets it down. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 16 Mar 2017
17 Mar 2017 by
3

Lovely dining room overlooking the Thames. Helpful but not obtrusive service. Good standard of food although it is largely classic pub fare - very good fish batter and excellent chips, cleverly presented chicken Caesar salad, nice mushy peas and not overly pricy. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 14 Mar 2017
15 Mar 2017 by
4

Cheerful welcome even though we arrived an hour too soon and rather damp from the rain. Food and service excellent. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 12 Mar 2017
13 Mar 2017 by
5

Very very noisy!Service very slow,had to wait nearly an hour for our food.They clearly did not have sufficient kitchen staff.Food when it did arrive was average. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Mar 2017
12 Mar 2017 by
2

The Duke's Head is a lovely pub and made even more special by the staff who run it - they are so helpful, kind and brilliant in equal measure visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 Mar 2017
08 Mar 2017 by
5

Very pleasant experience nice staff good food. It would have been good to get the drinks a bit quicker after sitting down. Thank. T visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 Mar 2017
08 Mar 2017 by
4

We were told 3 of the mains were off the menu - there were only 6 choices available, only to them be insulted by the waitress for asking to speak to the manager. We won't be back whilst she is still there. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 04 Mar 2017
05 Mar 2017 by
2

very enjoyable lunch at the Queen's Head as always.Sausage and mash was delicious and also lamb pasty .Pleasant service and amazing views. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 04 Mar 2017
05 Mar 2017 by
5

Food and service excellent as usual visited The Duke's Head Putney on 04 Mar 2017
05 Mar 2017 by
4

Thank you so much for an amazing night. Perfect venue for a party and the staff were all incredible!! Evelyn visited The Duke's Head Putney on 03 Mar 2017
04 Mar 2017 by
5

I ran a charity pub quiz in the Wolsey Room last night - staff were extremely helpful, the room was well set up, the bar was manned all evening just for us, and best of all, they didn't charge anything or expect a minimum spend as it was for charity. Perfect venue, thank you! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 02 Mar 2017
03 Mar 2017 by
5

Another delicious meal in the stunning setting of The Duke's Head overlooking the Thames. Lovely! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 01 Mar 2017
02 Mar 2017 by
5

Very Nice and cosy place to eat! Kind personnel and good food. I would definitely go back there! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 28 Feb 2017
01 Mar 2017 by
5

Lovely food and great atmosphere, plates were sat waiting to be cleared for over half an hour, but they were busy. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 26 Feb 2017
27 Feb 2017 by
4

Ok service. Let down by mediocre food. Cold vegetables and soggy Yorkshire puddings. Desserts ok visited The Duke's Head Putney on 19 Feb 2017
20 Feb 2017 by
2

Excellent service from the Manager and his staff.The canapés and platters were also excellent.I would definitely recommend the venue to friends and intend experiencing the restaurant. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 16 Feb 2017
17 Feb 2017 by
5

Lovely food and a great setting. Still one of my favourite pubs. Shaun visited The Duke's Head Putney on 14 Feb 2017
15 Feb 2017 by
5

The Sunday roast was good but a little overpriced for the amount of food. Would have expected it to be c£14, rather than c£17. If I'd got 3 slices of beef then I would have been happier. The lady serving on the bar had no idea what a white wine spritzer was! She was looking for it in the fridge. She had to ask a colleague and then tried to serve it in a champagne glass so had to talk her through. We ordered the same 2 drinks 3 times and every time the price was different..?! Generally a lovely pub with good food. Just would have expected a bit more given the prices. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 12 Feb 2017
13 Feb 2017 by
3

Sunday lunch and the Duke's Head are inseparable. It is always full so you just have to relax and go with the flow. The quality of the food is excellent. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 05 Feb 2017
06 Feb 2017 by
4

Unfortunately, as so often, The Duke's Head is understaffed. There is nothing wrong with the waiters and waitresses, there is just not enough of them. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 05 Feb 2017
06 Feb 2017 by
4

We love The Duke's Head, we love Sofia and all the staff! Everyone is so friendly and helpful and I absolutely love the venue. Thank you! Su x visited The Duke's Head Putney on 31 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017 by
5

Food average. Service poor. Fine for drinks visited The Duke's Head Putney on 28 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017 by
2

Table booked at 1. Food took so long to come out we didn't eat until after 3! Our waiter apologised and gave us a discount on the bill and a free bottle of wine, which was good of him, but the kitchen was obviously in melt down. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 28 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017 by
2

Excellent night at the Burns Supper, great atmosphere, good food, well chosen wines and other drinks. Staff were super. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 25 Jan 2017
26 Jan 2017 by
5

Fantastic delicious meal and superb service. There had been a slight mix-up with the pre-order, but the staff dealt with this excellently. Top marks all round and we will try to come here more often! Thank you. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 26 Dec 2016
16 Jan 2017 by
5

Very nice evening, good food and very attentive staff. Thank you😄 visited The Duke's Head Putney on 15 Jan 2017
16 Jan 2017 by
5

We hired the Wolsey Room for a private party. The pre-event planning was simple and the event itself seamless. The staff serving us were really courteous and completely on the ball and the kitchen turned out 26 different delicious dinners simultaneously. The room itself has a lovely atmosphere and feels both special and relaxed. We couldn't fault it.. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 Jan 2017
11 Jan 2017 by
5

Dining at The Duke's Head was a huge surprise. This is not pub food. This serious, amazing food that one would expect to find at twice the price in a great restaurant. The chef is working genuine wonders in the kitchen and the front of house team are just exceptionally nice and attentive. Brilliant place. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 Jan 2017
08 Jan 2017 by
5

Hadn't been for about 30 years and was pleased to see that everything is exactly as it was back then, including the furniture and decor. Beautiful room. One hour after we ordered our food it arrived. It was delicious. Had to rush to eat it though, which made the experience mildly tense. The waiting staff were harassed and friendly. The clear impression given was that the kitchen was surprised by the arrival of so many customers and the management had failed to consider how many serving staff a busy dining room requires. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 02 Jan 2017
03 Jan 2017 by
2

Very friendly service and the food and wine was good, with one exception - please do NOT re-bake baked potatoes, it spoilt 2 or the 3 very good meals. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 02 Jan 2017
03 Jan 2017 by
4

Seemed like the team gave our table away to a different group (as I gave my name and the lady said the party had already arrived and were at the table, which they weren't). Apart from this, very nice afternoon and staff very friendly. Good food, love the fires and full of locals. Great great spot! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 28 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016 by
5

On Saturday Christmas Eve the Rollin Stoned were great and we actually enjoyed it better with slightly fewer people in the room than usual 💃💃🏻 visited The Duke's Head Putney on 26 Dec 2016
27 Dec 2016 by
5

Thanks to Quentin who looked after us, also the restaurant manager. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 25 Dec 2016
26 Dec 2016 by
4

Great night here with supper with a girlfriend. Very cosey and yummy food. Staff and service fantastic, especially from our waitress Tai who was absolutely lovely, very helpful in helping us to choose and super efficient. Thank you !! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 20 Dec 2016
21 Dec 2016 by
5

The service was incredibly slow. Arrived at 12.30! on a Saturday having booked a table for 8. Ordered drinks, starters and mains. Long gaps between each service. Had to ask for the bill and rush off at 14.30 - 2 hours later. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 17 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016 by
2

Very unfortunate experience for my husband's after birthday party lunch. Had to wait 50 min for food to arrive. But was disappointed even more when tried it: it was all cold. My husband ended up without lunch and we had to leave to another pub... visited The Duke's Head Putney on 17 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016 by
1

Food was absolutely excellent! Very interesting food menu. I loved the Turkey pie. The wine list was a bit lacking and the ambience in the bar area was not so cosy. Next time I will make absolutely sure to book into the restaurant. And maybe drink something different... visited The Duke's Head Putney on 15 Dec 2016
16 Dec 2016 by
4

We held our Christmas Party there for 40 people. The service we received was amazing and everyone was so helpful and accommodating to our needs. The room was great I will be back. Thank you very much. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 15 Dec 2016
16 Dec 2016 by
4

Friendly, welcoming and perfectly attended to by the wait/bar staff. Thank you! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 15 Dec 2016
16 Dec 2016 by
5

You put on an excellent wake for us, providing good wines and imaginative finger food. I can't praise your soft boiled scotch eggs too highly and all at a fair price. Robert R visited The Duke's Head Putney on 12 Dec 2016
13 Dec 2016 by
4

We previously had great Subday roasts here but yesterday was a let down. Staff seemed rushed of their feet and roasts were tough. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by
2

Excellent and friendly service from all of the staff. Quick service between courses even though it was extremely busy and very good food. Will definitely return! Ashley visited The Duke's Head Putney on 09 Dec 2016
10 Dec 2016 by
5

The food was absolutely delicious, only the service was poor. We had a waiter who was charming but new, and he tried really hard to please, but was let down by management. I can't fault the quality of the food, but they need to focus on the staff. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 Dec 2016
08 Dec 2016 by
4

We had to settle for our 4th choice of starter and then our 2nd choice of main course-a bit disappointing. The Waitress asked us at 10 minute intervals, "Are you all right Ladies?" We both felt we are in a canteen. Definitely not nearly as good as we expected. 2.5 out of 5. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 06 Dec 2016
07 Dec 2016 by
2

The Wolsey room was lovely. Food not bad. service excellent. A good venue. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 05 Dec 2016
06 Dec 2016 by
4

I booked the Wolsey room for a large family dinner and I have to say, it was perfect. I sent food orders a week before and gave a time for everything to be served. Everything went so well, the food was on time and everyone said how great the food and service was. We also had a bar to ourselves so no need to queue and we really were being waited on hand and foot. A great day so thanks to the Dukes Head for everything visited The Duke's Head Putney on 04 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016 by
5

We had a great Christmas party in the Woseley Room for 20 people, lovely food and great service, would definitely recommend! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 02 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016 by
5

Jake was a great host and the Xmas dinner was very nice. Definitely a good spot for a group dinner or lunch. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 03 Dec 2016
04 Dec 2016 by
4

the staff were delightful, but our venison burgers and buns were pretty cold. otherwise great visited The Duke's Head Putney on 30 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016 by
4

I am visiting a friend and she booked us into this Thanksgiving dinner. Before she booked, however, she inquired about whether or not there would be a vegetarian option available. She was assured via email that there would be and so we booked in. It was clear at the meal that no such accommodations had been planned. My main course was steamed cabbage in gravy - there were no proteins in the dish. The food overall was quite good and I am confident that had the cook staff planned ahead there would have been a delicious vegetarian option. But ultimately what was provided was subpar. Please don't agree to providing vegetarian options if that's not in your catering plan - I was quite frustrated with my meal and that dampened the whole experience. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 24 Nov 2016
25 Nov 2016 by
3

The Rowing Club is the perfect party venue visited The Duke's Head Putney on 18 Nov 2016
19 Nov 2016 by
5

14 of us walking the Thames Path pitched up for lunch on a gloriously sunny day. A very nice table had been laid for us by the window so we could look out on the river. Service was friendly and competent. Drinks came quickly, food a little slow but we had posed quite a problem with our order. Not cheap, but good value for such a great location, lovely atmosphere and good service. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Nov 2016
13 Nov 2016 by
4

Very good food and Ambience. Great service visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Nov 2016
12 Nov 2016 by
5

Disappointed with the slow service, and overcooked partridge. Great beer though. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Nov 2016
12 Nov 2016 by
3

Good varied Gastro Pub menu. Lovely staff and a great pub visited The Duke's Head Putney on 09 Nov 2016
10 Nov 2016 by
5

Beautiful dining area, great choice of mains, very good quality ingredients and very nice and friendly staff. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 31 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016 by
5

Restaurant is always good as well as level of service. Unfortunately, on Monday eve because of missing options from the menu - myself and guest chose the partridge as main course. It was terrible - chewy and unappetizing. Ruined a good evening! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 07 Nov 2016
08 Nov 2016 by
2

Very Good food and the staff very friendly !! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 06 Nov 2016
07 Nov 2016 by
4

Food was a long time coming. For a pub restaurant you would expect to be out within 1 hr of giving the order for 2 courses.The Ossa Bucca was not good. There was a considerable amount of skin & fat and very little meat visited The Duke's Head Putney on 04 Nov 2016
05 Nov 2016 by
2

Came for lunch with friends before the Fulham game Special of whole sole was excellent, well cooked and tasty Two people had wraps and these were disappointing,Very minimal fillings,no trimmings of salad or coleslaw and expensive for what was offered,The game was excellent as Fulham won 5-0. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 29 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016 by
3

Lovely room, nice food and friendly waiter visited The Duke's Head Putney on 28 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016 by
5

sorry, but overall experience well below par.Booked table for 1pm sat down and ordered food told that there would be half hour wait which was fine as kick off was at 3pm so we needed to leave about 2.30pm .waited and waited had drinks ,questioned waitress [thea?] around 2.05 ,informed sorry but our ticket had been lost in kitchen then we were offered discount off drinks ,waited further 20 minutes food arrived ! complained appropriately received total discount but we had minutes to enjoy our food and as one of our party were on crutches arrived at Fulham fc 10 minutes late .sorry cannot rate dukes head and cannot see any of those involved hurrying back ,yours dissapointedly visited The Duke's Head Putney on 29 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016 by
1

Would have given you 5 stars for the Sunday roast and open mic night, was fantastic, but the creme brulee was liquid...slightly offputting! Charlotte visited The Duke's Head Putney on 30 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016 by
4

We celebrated a big birthday and we were allowed to bring decorations and a birthday cake! The staff were absolutely brilliant, charming, helpful, simply the best! Thank you for a wonderful sunday. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 30 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016 by
5

Well...i love this pub but after making a booking nearly a month in advance, i was called 10 mins before our table booking and told the kitchen wasn't functioning due to a ventilation issue. When we walked in, and saw there was a wedding taking place, that seemed to be a bit of a poor, very last minute excuse. We were then given a reccomendation of another pub nearby, which we went to and my wife got sick from a burger there. Thanks guy. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 22 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016 by
1

Sunday lunch Portions were very small Bread sauce was like glue Nice staff though visited The Duke's Head Putney on 30 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016 by
2

Very nice Sunday roast. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere. Lovely decor. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 30 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016 by
4

Food was ok. However, I was only informed that the Pork had sold out after I had already selected a wine to go with it. Also, the triple cooked chips were not even once cooked and were still raw inside - I sent them back to only be told that they had no more. Also, my girlfriend's potatoes were not roasted and were merely boiled and then put in the oven for a little bit. All in all - not very impressed. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 30 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016 by
1

Brilliant time and staff, private rooms are lovely visited The Duke's Head Putney on 29 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016 by
5

Very lovely - I'm not sure how easy it was to hear others round the table we were sitting at because of the party going on on an adjacent table but being by the window made up for that visited The Duke's Head Putney on 23 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016 by
5

Jolly as always - good food and nice staff. visited The Duke's Head Putney on 23 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016 by
4

We hired the Wolsley room for a birthday party and everything was first class: the booking process was easy, friendly and courteous; the room was beautifully prepared and provided the right ambience for a memorable evening; the food was amazing and well presented. We just had a fantastic time and would strongly recommend this as a top venue. Thanks visited The Duke's Head Putney on 22 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016 by
5

Absolutely brilliant service, food, location. Such a special day 10/-0 visited The Duke's Head Putney on 22 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016 by
5

Great food, nice atmosphere. Sofia and the team always really helpful! visited The Duke's Head Putney on 13 Oct 2016
14 Oct 2016 by
5

Really lovely venue and very accommodating. I went to the pub just before mu wedding and they were really nice. Thanks x Alina visited The Duke's Head Putney on 27 Aug 2016
03 Oct 2016 by
5

Really poor experience. Booked a table for 8 people for my birthday. Had to wait 45 minutes for starters to come and 1 hour for mains to arrive. They forgot to tell us they had ran out of chips so served roast potatoes with battered fish, roast potatoes with sirloin steak and forgot to put any of the advertised sauces with the starter platters. The pepper sauce with the steak was missing the pepper. The staff were busy eating desserts behind the counter whilst we waited 40 mins for plates to be cleared after finishing. We really wanted desserts and coffee but couldn't bring ourselves to wait for longer. Has been a great place to go for food previously but has gone downhill horrendously. After all that an apology would have been great but they just waved off the issues as if they were normal putneyguy visited The Duke's Head Putney on 15 Aug 2016
16 Aug 2016 by
1

Great night! reserved an area, food sampling and live band! would recommend. Staff really nice and great location next to the pier, perfect for taking the Thames clipper from Blackfriars. Terriann visited The Duke's Head Putney on 11 Aug 2016
12 Aug 2016 by
4

Senior staff were rude. Asked for a window seat and told none were available even though when we left ALL remained empty. Waste of good location. Poor management. Average food.
18 Jul 2016 by
1

Great service, food and view. Always felt looked after and happy that our needs were met. The waiters were friendly and approachable. Vibe was pleasant and bustly. Good presentation and quality hard to beat. Maybe only negative is that fish and chips could have been more nutritious ie more vegetables than mushy peas
28 Jun 2016 by
5

A perfect example of a very bad service and staff. We ordered drinks, we asked for 5 pints of Stout and we were looking for recommendation, the waiter came back with 5 pints of light fizzy summer Ale, once we explained this was not what we asked for, he insisted that was an ale and we should , it took us 5 minutes of debates with the waiter to agree swapping at least 2 pints we ordered. in addition to other food, we also ordered 3 portions of fish and chips, the fish was good, however, the triple cooked chips where totally uncooked and inedible. Once the food was delivered to the table, nobody bothered to ask how the food was ok, therefore, once the waiter came to collect the plates, I told him that we could not eat the chips as they were not cooked. The answer from the waiter was:‘ I can see if I can get you a pint of beer for free’, since the dinner was finished I explained him, I wasn’t going to drink any more beer. No compensation offered, after ruining 3 people’s meal and no apologies provided either! During dessert, It was getting cold in the room, I asked to 2 different waitresses if it was ok for me to close the 3 windows in the rooms, the said yes no problem please go ahead! Really?!? Do you prefer let your customers leave their table while having dinner instead of close it yourself? I asked the name of the manager to a waitress, after bringing some excuses that they didn’t have a card to write the details on, I managed to get a name (not contact details just a name...) and I was recommended to look on the website for contacts! Thanks! Visiting the Duke’s Head was certainly an experience to remember, but one that I hope to repeat and would not wish upon anyone else. Decent food ruined by very bad and service
07 Jun 2016 by
1

I had my 30th Birthday dinner and party in their 'Wolsey' function room. The lady I dealt with for all arrangements (Sofia) was great and really helpful when I had lots of questions - it was hassle and stress free. The venue was perfect for what I wanted and the food was delicious, even for a function of 30+ people. The staff on the night were initially a little slow on the uptake and we had to help get champagne glasses out etc but once things got started everyone was really helpful and friendly. The room was beautiful and perfect for a dinner party and evening drinks. alexs visited The Duke's Head Putney on 21 May 2016
04 Jun 2016 by
5

Went for Sunday lunch. Nice pub with a great dinning area. Food was very good but service was shocking. Shown to the table and then 20 mins later I got up and went to the bar to get my own drinks. It didn't get any better. Plenty of staff but all looked very miserable and disinterested. Shocking attitude. Hope the management sees this review.
12 Apr 2016 by
2

Lovely setting and food was great pub food and the girls in the restaurant provided great service. The sticky toffee pudding was the stand out dish. We will certainly be back. Ed visited The Duke's Head Putney on 02 Apr 2016
04 Apr 2016 by
5

I had a charity fancy dress evening in the rowing club! It was such a great night! Fabulous venue, very helpful staff! I would definitely use this venue in the future! Nicolenunes7 visited The Duke's Head Putney on 26 Mar 2016
28 Mar 2016 by
5

Fantastic night at the dukes head. The rowing club venue is 'the' place to host a party. I recently had my 40th there and everyone LOVED the venue. Barman Jake was excellent on the night, so helpful and happy. Definitely highly recommend this place. aislingsw15 visited The Duke's Head Putney on 12 Mar 2016
14 Mar 2016 by
5