Welcome to The Duke. We are your neighbourhood pub. This is our blog. It is a lot like us... creative, laid back, individual and up to date. You'll find the important bits of info you need with a good dose of interesting things you don't need to know but we think you might like to. Enjoy!

The Duke

Do you know your Douglas Fir from your Norway Spruce?

Christmas Trees for sale

Christmas trees for sale every Saturday and Sunday in the run up to Christmas starting November 29th at 10am.

Mulled wine, mulled cider, mince pies and a selection of beautiful trees in a variety of sizes.

'I just like to smile! Smiling's my favourite!'

Little Dukes Big Christmas Movie


Save the date, gather the Little Dukes, pull on your tights and channel your inner Elf for the annual Little Dukes Big Christmas Movie.

Watch this space for more details…



Happy Birthday to Us!

We are One and what an incredible year that has been!

Please join us for cocktails, dinner and late night live music and dancing courtesy of the fantastic Cash Cows.

Our four course dinner party is a surf, turf, choc and cheese feast of favourites.  Email us on dining@thedukewanstead.com if you want to join us at the Duke’s birthday dinner table.

The Duke’s Supper

– Cocktail aperitif
– Pan fried scallops with herb porridge
– Grilled rib-eye, smoked bone marrow & mash
– Chocolate plate – chocolate mousse cake, chocolate sorbet, chocolate doughnut & white chocolate jelly
– Neal’s yard cheese plate

£35 per head.

Tommy's Margarita

Cocktails at The Duke

Armed with some lovely new cocktail shakers and fresh from training courtesy of one of Ace Hotel’s best cocktail bartenders, we are ready to start shaking, stirring and mixing it up.  Kicking things off with a short list of classics including a Manhattan, an Old Fashioned and an Amaretto Sour we are ready and waiting from Thursday November 20th to start your evening sweet, perfect or dirty…you decide!


New Tuesday kitchen service

As of November 11th, we will be open for dinner service on Tuesday evenings from 7pm until 10pm.

To celebrate, we are inviting you to book in for supper on any Tuesday in November and enjoy two courses for £15 or three courses for £18.

Just call 0208 989 0014 to reserve a table or email dining@thedukewanstead.com.


Our new Saturday brunch menu

Saturdays are starting to look a whole lot more brunchy down here…Nurse your hangover with one of our fully loaded, horseradish infused, Ketel One Bloody Mary’s or set yourself up for Saturday night with one of our fully loaded burgers…

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Ale lovers – take note!

Starting on November 5th and running throughout November, you’ll be able to enjoy any of our cask ales for just £2.50 a pint every Monday – Wednesday from 6pm.

Expect the regulars including Doom Bar, Truman’s Swift and ELB’s Cowcatcher plus regular guest ales on rotation.

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