Chef/Patron Jonathan Brown of The Ducane has cooked to the highest standards for over 25 years in some of the best-known restaurants and hotels in the country. Having recently taken over The Ducane, Jonathan and Louise Partis, his Sous Chef and cooking partner for the past 8 years, aim to offer both their old and new customers, reasonably priced traditional fare with ingredients sourced with care and cooked with passion. Both Louise and Jonathan intend to deliver to discerning customerâ€™s good quality, hearty food in a relaxed and informal atmosphere with attentive service. As well as offering a range of local ales and wines to compliment the dining or drinking experience. The inspiration behind The DuCane as you see it today, is the realization of a dream. Jonathan the Chef/patron, a local lad has hankered after opening a first class venue to provide a theatre for his cooking skills honed in some of the highest rated restaurants in the country. Offering discerning diners, tasty fresh locally sourced food that wonâ€™t break the bank, delicious wine, good beer and lots of banter to enjoy in an informal and convivial setting. Our excellent service team is always on hand to provide additional information and deliver a high standard of customer care. Headed up by Samantha Brown and her team of local staff we strive to exceed customerâ€™s expectations and would like to think we go that extra yard to make every visit to the Ducane special. We can also cater for special occasions, be they calendar events such as Christmas, New Year and Mothers Day, or personal celebrations such as Birthdays, Wedding Anniversaries and Corporate Events. The Ducane Arms is committed to environmentally friendly ingredients, all fish is either ethically farmed to DEFRA assured fish farm standards and our wild fish is exclusively line caught, in the traditional way. Meat and poultry is reared to the Freedom food standard and is monitored by the RSPCA. We have tried to preserve the feel of The Ducane to encourage guests to feel welcome whether for a drink and a chat or dining. Our Gardens offer guests pleasant surroundings to enjoy a lazy glass of wine or a refreshing beer. So whether you are popping in for a pint and a chat or dining with friends and family Jonathan, Louise, Sam, Katie and the rest of the team would like to extend you the very warmest of welcomes and look forward to seeing you again very soon.