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“Great food, great service, joy!”

Duke of Marlborough
Ranked #3 of 28 Restaurants in Russell
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 13 - USD 36
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Located right on the waterfront in Russell. Serving up delectable delights for lunch and dinner the Duke of Marlborough Restaurant is at the heart of this historical hotel. The menu showcases locally sourced seasonal produce, presenting a new take on classic favourites. Dine inside, on the terrace or in the garden.
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

So how often do you go out for dinner and have wonderful food, great service and the wait staff make you laugh? We had Alastair as our waiter. Highly recommend him. He had a great sense of humour and provided a very enjoyable dining experience for myself and two friends. He will remember the discussion with the diners who talked about the train in India.
The Duke is a charming old world hotel set in the most beautiful little township. It was a quiet evening, with a full tide. Perfect. Go there!

Thank Elizabeth D
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

We had dinner and breakfast at the restaurant, the staff are fantastic, they were all friendly and attentive they are a credit to the hotel. The food and wine were excellent too.

Thank Joyjoy57
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the old interior of this restaurant. Good selection of dishes and prompt service. We noticed a lot of waitresses “milling” around with nothing to do and felt a bit rushed to order and got asked 3 times how our meal was. Only negative though. Will defiantly return.

Thank LoveTravel298296
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We were staying at the hotel for 3 nights and had reserved a table for dinner on our first night. The restaurant was bedlam with a constant procession of trained and untrained waiting staff coming in and out carrying chairs, taking chairs out, and generally not paying enough attention to any one table. I ordered the Tuna which appeared looking less than fresh, and tasting of having been seared in very old frying oil. The accompanying vegetables were cold and the whole dish was a massive disappointment. Being so close to the sea we though we would be on safe ground chosing fish...how wrong we were. My wife ordered the ‘premium’ fish and chips, which in this case was Snapper. This was ok, but the chips had the same taste of old frying oil. Not what you would expect from a hotel that pitched itself as the best in town. We ensured we ate outside of the hotel for the rest of our stay and found a much better place, with far better food, and more attentive and friendly staff, just 3 minutes walk along the waterfront. That place was called The Gables.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Liked the atmosphere (old British colonial style) with excellent food and great wines. Nice services, not to formal.

Thank Jadoei
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