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The Old Duke is a music venue situated on the cobbled King Street in the heart of Bristol. Named after Duke Ellington, the pub has become world famous for it's live traditional, New Orleans inspired Jazz music. More recently the pub has added Blues...more
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Came here around 11 on a warm Saturday night. Loads people were outside, but a absolutely fantastic jazz band was on, so the pub was heaving. I can only imagine how busy it is inside on a wet day!! We ended up standing outside by...More
It is a great pub! They have live music everyday and the vibe is amazing! There is no food there, but they have snaks to have with your drinks. If you want to make sure you have seats to enjoy the music, you cannot book...More
I've only been there a few times because it's usually the only place that's open until late. Drinks are expensive (but hey, we're in the centre of Bristol). The one thing that's really annoying about it is the staff - you have to wait ages...More
Stuart S, Owner at The Old Duke, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018
Thank you for the review. I'm really sorry that you've had a disappointing experience here.
Slow and inattentive service is something that really annoys me so to hear that it happened to you here is extremely frustrating. I press upon my staff the need to...More
Went there with a friend after reading all good reviews and recommendations. I must say that I was not disappointed at all. This is very good place for drink while listen to live music. Drinks are also reasonable priced.
On a late Saturday afternoon, arriving in Bristol The Old Duke was on my list of recommended pubs. Walking through the front door, the pub was packed. However, the bar staff were still efficient.
They had a jazz band playing, they were amazing.