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Reviews - The Dukes Head

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42 The Vineyard, , , Richmond, TW10 6AZ
Welcome to the Duke’s Head. This is a small, friendly, traditional English Inn located in a quiet residential area on the slopes of Richmond Hill, with a history that dates back to Victorian times. The inn is located within walking distance of Kew Gardens and Twickenham Rugby Stadium, and close to Richmond Station, providing easy links into Central London. Other places of interest close by include Thorpe Park, Hampton Court Palace, Wimbledon and Chessington World Of Adventures. The inn lies on the edge of historic Richmond Upon Thames, a favourite retreat of royalty, the rich and the famous for hundreds of years. The River Thames runs through the heart of the town, and the area offers beautiful royal parks and historic houses, theatres, museums and galleries rich with exhibits, plus numerous shops and restaurants. Resident guests are served a hearty English breakfast every morning - although host Mairead does sometimes give it a bit of an Irish flavour. Later on in the day, reasonably priced meals are available, lunch and evening every day, and at weekends, food is served all day until 8pm. The Dalton family takes great pride in the standards of service and facilities - the pub has even won the "Richmond in Bloom" competition several times.
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Guest Reviews Based on 14 reviews
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71% recommended this accommodation to a friend 92% would stay again
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Cheap (for Richmond) and Cheerful
Staff were friendly and helpful but the room was a bit tired and basic, and as the breakfast was served in the pub, not the cleanest dining environment

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Andrew B

From UK
Who stayed in October 2014

Travelling alone

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a perfect stay
staff were efficient and courteous
landlord was friendly and helpful
beer was perfect and fair priced

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mike coulson

From Ashford, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

With colleagues

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Pleasant staff, nice breakfast, excellent location. Good to have parking available!

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Jennifer T

From UK
Who stayed in July 2014

Travelling alone

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Breakfast + Planes
While nothing wrong with the quality, if you don't like beans, mushrooms and tomatoes, it leaves your breakfast plate a bit sparse.
Like almost anywhere around Richmond, you'll get a 5.30 wake up call from airplanes on approach to Heathrow.

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Les H

From Swindon, UK
Who stayed in July 2014

Travelling alone

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Very good friendly and homely accommodation

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Ralph B

From UK
Who stayed in June 2014

Couple

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Good solid B+B, excellent value.
The only negative was the shower which was woeful. No power whatsoever.

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peter h

From Manchester, UK
Who stayed in May 2014

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A nights stay
A very comfortable large bed and shower much needed after a day at Kew,the room was basic but clean.We were made very welcome and the breakfast was big and very tasty.The landlord drove us to the station after our stay which was most unexpected and apptreciated,I would certainly reccomend The Dukes Head.

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Margaret Appleby

From Cambridge, UK
Who stayed in July 2013

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Fabulous value accomodation
Perfect for me - I just wanted a bed for the night in Richmond. Friendly and helpful hostess. Clean room. Very central.

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Frances B

From Brighton, UK
Who stayed in June 2013

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Room heating inadequate - landing much warmer

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Karen B

From Birmingham, UK
Who stayed in March 2013

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handy location but still peaceful stay
this provides a handy location but still a peaceful stay, so I returned here for a time-pressured work trip

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j pickles

From UK
Who stayed in March 2013

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