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Duke of Somerset

) #645 of 6,996 Restaurants in Toronto $$ - $$$ , , British
655 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3C6, Canada
+1 416-640-0921
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good51%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, British, Canadian
$$ - $$$
655 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3C6, Canada
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love Indian food and the butter chicken here is very poor. This is a rich North Indian dish that should have a smooth taste. This did not. Dry cold rice and a bread thing try to be a naan. But also cold and dry....More

Thank James S
Cynthia S, Owner at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear James S, Thank you for taking the time to write. We will look at the Indian Butter Chicken recipe and execution very carefully. I am so sorry you didn't enjoy it. You were very kind in your other comments. We appreciate that very much....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited a number of times. Drinks are fine and the outdoor patio is nice. Food is poorly prepared, with small, overpriced portions. I recently ordered a pound of wings and fries (how difficult is this?). The 7 or 8 wings were tiny and...More

Thank EuroTraveller264
Cynthia S, Owner at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for writing. We are very sorry that you did not enjoy our food. I have contacted the General Manager and we are going to look at the wings. You should have received ten wings. Our wings are not huge because we are committed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The general manager Aileen Heatherington goes out of her way to make sure that you have the best possible experience at this excellent pub. The food is delicious - the choice of drinks just great - but best of all it is the wonderful friendly...More

Thank Norah W
Emily S, Director of Sales at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Norah, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We agree, Aileen is the best! We are glad you enjoyed the service, atmosphere, food, and beverages. We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Emily S.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and friendly 'Pub' enjoyed a guacamole burger which was rather good, there is an extensive menu available, in the robust dinning area - the range of beers is comprehensive but all top pressure.

1  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is advertised as an English Pub and it is, almost. Excellent cold beers and ciders, and really good sirloin steak, and fish and chips. Used by locals.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is great, atmosphere is VERY friendly, prices are reasonable and the staff is wonderful. A great place to visit if you want to eat or.... just to have some drinks!!!

Thank Jack B
Cynthia S, Owner at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, we love our burger too! and our staff.

Reviewed 10 May 2017

The atmosphere was great but the quality of the good was mediocre. They had a good selection of beer on tap.More

Thank ploevgren
Cynthia S, Owner at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Duke of Somerset. We are glad you like it mostly. We have a new menu beginning Monday - would you like to return as our guest. We would love to change your mind about the food...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Pros: very friendly and positive service. Dry ribs good size portion. Comfortable seating. Tables not crammed together. For a pub, disappointing local craft beer selection. Cons: Rib quality not great. For $8.00 was given five small chicken wings. Would not return.More

Thank nextportofcall
Amanda H, Marketing Manager at Duke of Somerset, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Dear nextportofcall, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear you had a disappointing visit to the Duke of Somerset. We would hate to lose you as a customer and we'd like to invite you to return as our guest. If you'd like...More

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I have a brain injury which is a disability and sometimes I get side tracked easily. I asked for my bill. Let the waitress know I need to transfer $ to my cc because recently misplaced my debit. I showed her something on my phone...More

Thank snache s
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Went down for dinner and was greeted by friendly staff and seated promptly. The ambiance and warm inviting atmosphere was classic pub hospitality. Located in downtown Toronto and just a stones throw from our hotel. A great place to meet family and friends to have...More

Thank YKHusky
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 13
Bar, Pub, British, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario M4V 3C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-640-0921
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