This welcoming space is a great spot to enjoy a light meal or a drink with friends in a conveniently central Plymouth location. Choose from our delicious range of lunch items and your favourite tipple from our well-stocked bar. With its classic wood panelled walls and chesterfield sofas, our lounge combines classic style with relaxed comfort. And in winter, our open fire offers cosiness and warmth when you come in from the cold. Whether you come to eat with friends, catch up over a drink or meet with business colleagues, our lounge the perfect place to do it.



Treat yourself to sensational dining in one of Plymouth’s most iconic historic buildings. Whether you’re staying at the hotel or visiting just to dine, you’ll find an exceptional selection of food available on our menu. Created by our talented chefs, these dishes are original, delicious and beautifully presented. And our restaurant is a wonderful setting for fine dining. With its unusual circular form, grand pillars and classic décor, there’s period charm in abundance. The domed ceiling adorned with a dazzling chandelier make for a striking focal point. This combination of great food and beautiful surroundings creates a truly special dining experience we know you’ll love.

Gift vouchers can be purchased from Reception.

Sample Menu

Tea at the Top

For a truly unique Plymouth experience, enjoy our afternoon tea for two with a difference. You’ll have exclusive use of the Duke’s tower, with elevated 360-degree views over Plymouth Sound, Dartmoor and the Cornish countryside. From this unique position, you can enjoy a classic English cream tea, plus a variety of delicious sandwiches, exquisite cakes and scones, and a glass of champagne. All with your own private butler service. This indulgent afternoon tea costs just £110 for two people and is available on a Monday and Sunday each week between March and September, so why not treat yourself. Or show someone you care by booking this experience as a gift.


Private Dining

For your private event, we can arrange for you and your guests to eat in your own exclusive space. Private dining includes a menu that’s tailor-made for your needs. This intimate dining option is ideal for celebrating with family and friends or for dining in a private space with business associates. All with first-class service in the stylish surroundings of Plymouth’s First Luxury Hotel.

Pre-Show Suppers

We’re fortunate to be positioned opposite one of the region’s leading live entertainment venues, Plymouth Pavilions. This space hosts an abundance of live performances, including shows by world-class music and comedy acts. Thanks to our location, the Duke is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal before taking the short stroll to the Pavilions for your evening’s entertainment.

Our pre-show suppers offer a great deal on a tempting two-course menu in the Duke’s stunning award-winning restaurant. Available for selected Pavilions events, you can book a table for any time between 5.00pm and 6.30pm. This allows you to savour our fine dining experience before arriving for your show. A Duke pre-show supper is the ideal start to a memorable night out.

See our Events calendar for upcoming pre-show suppers

Events Calendar

Gift Vouchers

Share the love of great food by sending someone special a gift voucher to use in the Duke restaurant. It’s the perfect way to give friends or family time out to enjoy luxury fine dining in our award-winning restaurant. Or why not give a voucher for our unique Tea at the Top experience – a delightful Champagne afternoon tea with spectacular views from the Duke’s tower. You can even personalise your gift voucher for an extra special touch.


To enquire about our dining options or to make a reservation for a table in our restaurant, please get in touch and we’ll be pleased to help. For more information about the Duke, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page.

The Duke of Cornwall Hotel is committed to the environment and our sustainability, we are members of Green Tourism and encourage all of our guests and staff to join our journey.
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Our Sustainability Policy and Responsible Visitor Charter