Welcome to The Duke of Marlborough Restaurant
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.
Being surrounded by water the menu is influenced by the sea and all it has to offer - from our local Waikare Inlet Oysters or perhaps our oven roasted market fish to the timeless fish and chips served in a crisp beer batter with hand cut chips - simply divine! Carnivores will not be disappointed, dishes include our classic slow roasted lamb shoulder or Grass Fed “Savannah” Eye Fillet - there is something for everyone.
Every menu contains vegetarian options and we can cater to most dietary requirements. We have an extensive beverage list with over 100 wines and 30 beers all of which are specially chosen to compliment our menu.
Our restaurant is open 7 days a week from 11.30am to 9pm - reservations recommended
To book a table please use our restaurant reservations page
If you have a larger group or function to plan please contact us direct to discuss your requirements and menu options.
Awarded Beef and Lamb excellence award 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013.
Recommend in Cuisine Magazine’s 2011 to 2015 top 150 restaurants in New Zealand.
What our customers say
Thank you so much for all the organising and sorting out of things you did in preparation for our wedding reception last Friday. Also thank you to the staff at the Duke so so much for their input with setting up and having things run smoothly on the night. It was brilliant! The food was amazing and the atmosphere was perfect, it was more than we could have imagined! We have had nothing but wonderful feedback. Everyone loved the food and the character of the Duke. We really enjoyed working with Ida and would easily recommend the Duke as a potential venue for occasions. Classy with character, thank you so much for making our day memorable and more!
- Helen and Kelly Ludlow,Read More Reviews