Sooooo good! The second time we’ve been when visiting Richmond. Lovely, wholesome food, reasonably priced. Arrived and it was heaving and the lovely lady took our number and called when there was space.
We all had great food, the lady who served was so lovely and helpful. The half half dessert was a great suggestion ;0) NOM! Thanks to all the staff who made the visit so great. Great location, great food. Hope to see you for a third visit. Particular thanks to Karen! All the best from bristol
Quality full English breakfast & great service in very cosy surroundings. Would have gone again but surprisingly doesn't open until 10am and we were leaving earlier the following day.
Went to Duncan's for breakfast this morning. We all enjoyed a very tasty "full English" cooked to perfection and served by very happy friendly staff. Excellent service will be back soon.
We were going for a work meal out and this place looked like it fitted the bill and we weren't disappointed - it was amazing!
As a vegetarian coeliac my options are often pretty limited but not here!
There were loads of things on the menu that I could have and the most amazing selection of puddings!
It's safe to say this will not be my last visit there :)
Nothing but a door onto the street leading to flight of stairs, to tell you what a gem of a place this is. Friendly obliging staff , who stop at nothing to accommodate your food requirements. Very rarely does my husband give a tip. But on this occasion the rightly deserved it.
Duncan's is my wife's favourite tearoom in Richmond, this was my first visit. Brilliant staff, so helpful and friendly, service was exemplary, food equally so, liked it so much booked for Christmas Eve, with our son and daughter in law.
Good menu variety that you need to try for yourself:)
Visited here a few weeks ago with my partner and was treated to a lush breakfast. Worth every penny and made with locally sourced products. Would highly recommend.
The customer service was excellent and they could not do enough for you. Will definitely return.
We live in Richmond for a few years, no doubt this restaurant is our favorite, we love everything, it's so good and above all everything is good
Was in the area and wanted a rest and my wife pointed out the first floor restaurant. I quickly googled TA and saw the five stars without reading further,
What a find.
We just wanted coffee and cake and as soon as we walked up the stairs and through the door the selection of home made cakes made me drool. It was hard to decide.
I ended up choosing the Bakewell tart with mince meat ( soaked in brandy or some alcohol) which would have been good enough but the waitress asked if I wanted cream, ice cream of custard. The addition of custard made it to die for !
My wife had treacle tart with cream which was just as good,
Staff were unbelievably nice, helpful and attenfive.
If I lived nearer I would be as fat as a pig - all the food on other tables looked brilliant.
A spontaneous stop off in Richmond found us looking for a Sunday lunch. This place looks unpromising from outside but the offer of cheese soufflé was enough to get us up the stairs...
As you open the door the dessert selection hits you in the face like an assault from the Sugar Plum Fairy. OK. We needed to readjust and go for lighter mains to leave room for puddings.
So, we had cauliflower cheese on toast with a light mustard cheese sauce served on a bed of salad: quiche and onion quiche and salad: mincemeat bakewell with custard: and a dilemma. I couldn't choose between the berry frangipane and lemon meringue pie, so Karen, one of our two amazing waitresses, gave me half of each. "Ooops", she said, as she delivered two huge "half" portions of the most delicious desserts I have had all year (and I am writing this in November), "I accidently gave you a bit extra". Luckily Karen is the owner too, so can't get in trouble for this!
Washed down with a huge pot of strong Yorkshire Tea and some of the friendliest service we have encountered anywhere, this was a stunning lunch. Duncans is well deserving of some of the best feedback we have ever seen on this site.
Don't do what we did and stumble here. Make a meal in this cafe the focus of a day out in a fascinating town.
Karen and her lovely, friendly team serve fabulous food, in spotlessly clean surroundings. Nothing is too much trouble. Their afternoon tea is spectacular and will leave you full to busting! Not surprisingly, they have a lot of regulars ... including us!
Absolutely lovely experience, the food is home cooked and delicious and the customer service was first class. Plenty of choice, I struggled to drag my husband out. We were made to feel very welcome and the staff were genuinely friendly. We live on the doorstep and will be visiting more frequently as my husband does have a lot of cake to try. Well worth a visit.
Went here with a friend at lunchtime. We both had hot pork baguettes which came with apple sauce, stuffing, and the best crackling I've had. Also there were roast potatoes and gravy. Absolutely delicious and I couldn't move by the time I had finished. But I was enjoying it too much to leave it. And the staff were great, very attentive. Will be returning soon
I’ve been to Richmond quite a few times and stumbled upon Duncan’s today. Visited with family and it did not disappoint. Food is amazing and the staff are brilliant and cannot do enough for you.
Reasonably priced too - you’d be a fool to miss this place!
Having stopped off in Richmond on the way home for lunch and a visit to the castle to make use of our English heritage membership we took the trip advisor recommendation for Duncan’s and were not disappointed. A nice sandwich and a vegetarian burger with a good sized pot of tea was a good intro before the cakes. We rarely would both have gluten free but on this occasion both the coffee/walnut/almond cake (excellent) and the chocolate torte (good but more a desert than a cake) were worth leaving space for. Well worth a detour for lunch, a little more accompaniment to the sandwich & burger and I would say 5*.
A group of us went for breakfast and really enjoyed it! I had the vegetarian breakfast which was lovely. The place was busy but they squeezed us in. Excellent coffee. The service was first class so friendly welcoming and polite.
The only slight critique was the potato cake was a bit bland but the rest of the breakfast made up for it. The leek and cheese cake was fantastic!
Highly recommend this place.
An amazing lunch, with lots of home-made gluten and dairy free options and all well-labelled on the menu and blackboards. Everything we tried was delicious, including the gluten free cakes. Would recommend this highly and suggest booking in advance.
Duncans is a gem! The food is fabulous, the service is excellent. This is one of the best tea shops I have ever been to. They couldn’t do enough to make us feel welcome. Well worth a visit.
The staff are so friendly, there is a great menu choice and the best ever cakes.It's my go to cafe in Richmond.
Just had a delicious lunch here.What a great menu with lots of choices. The treacle tart was amazing as was the home made soup and salmon potato cake.All the staff were so happy and very attentive.We will definitely be back!
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