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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
It was Halloween weekend when we visited so plenty of costumes about.
This little pub gets very busy but as there is a flow of people you can get a place to sit if needed by waiting. The free live jazz is very good, staff...More
I don't go out to listen to music in pubs very often but I would make a special effort to go to the Old Duke to listen to Frroage en Feu. It is also a very specail place to go to listen to jazz. The...More
Great place, fantastic atmosphere, live music daily but...the beer is served in a plastic glass (if you want to take it outside)! I understand the policy but shouldn’t it be enforced at certain time not all day?!
Shame it could have been the place to...More
Date of experience: August 2018
Stuart S, Owner at The Old Duke, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018
I'm not sure when you attended but there are times we do use plastic glasses, particularly if sitting outside. During events (such as our Jazz Festival, the Harbour Festival and during the World Cup, for example) we do enforce this all day, even decanting bottled...More