What's On at The Duke

Keep up to date with all that's going on at The Duke, featuring great live music from the best local musicians and bands, to weekly and monthly food and drink evenings.

20 Oct 2023 - 22 Oct 2023

Oktoberfest at The Duke

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival & travelling funfair) and we’re thrilled to be celebrating it this year! Salute the weekend with our traditional Bavarian menu plus imported Oktoberfest Brews from Paulaner, Hofbräu and Löwenbräu for all you beer enthusiasts. Dress up in your finest Lederhosen and receive a complimentary beer on the house!
Keep an eye on our social media pages – more details coming soon…
2 Dec 2023 11am-4pm

Christmas Market

Gather your friends and family and join us for a community day of festive cheer at The Duke William! We’re excited to be supporting local independent businesses offering a variety of stalls – come & find the perfect gifts and stocking fillers this Christmas.
We’re seeking stallholders! Give your small business a boost this Christmas and register your interest via the link below. We recommend that table reservations for our standard pub lunch and dinner menus are made in advance.
8 SEP 2023 - 28 Oct 2023

Rugby World Cup - Live Coverage

With live coverage, make The Duke your No.1 destination spot to watch all the big games! Beer in one hand, “Dirty Dog” in the other, get ready for a great atmosphere… Come on England!
Keep up to date with all the fixtures by following us on our social media pages.
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A Summer Gift From Us

Dine with us during September and you’ll be presented with an exclusive £10 off voucher for use during October or November 2023.
£49 for 2 people

Wednesday is Steak Night

Looking for a bit of midweek indulgence? Then join us for Steak night at any of our pubs.
Includes your choice of steak from our weekly changing cuts, sides and a bottle of house wine, all for £49.00 for two people.
£19.50 per person

Thursday Mussels Night

Mussels served with Fries & your choice of either – ‘Duke’ Style - Cider & Bacon, Marinere - White Wine & Garlic, or Thai Green Curry.
Your bar round – on us!

Roll a Double Fridays

Feeling lucky? Roll an even double at the bar every Friday night between 4pm-6pm and get your full round FREE on us.
Every Friday, 4pm-6pm
Every last Tuesday - monthly

Quiz Night

Starting at 7:30pm, Max of 6 per team. £2 per player, with half of the proceeds donated to the Pilgrims Hospice.
Call to book or book online noting “Quiz Night”
Every 1st Sunday - monthly

Music Night

Live music from different artists every week - check out our social pages for information on who is performing.
Live music from 5:30pm
Book your table now


A quintessentially English pub in the idyllic village of Ickham, near Canterbury. The Duke is opposite a truly stunning Church and is the perfect venue for your Wedding Reception.

The Terrace & garden

Our beautiful south facing terrace and garden can be hired for any of our Summer Garden Party Menus, complete with its own outside bar and booth seating.

Terrace Capacity – 80 seated
Garden Capacity – 32 seated

The olive tree

Our stunning central table in the middle of the terrace, centred around an Olive Tree This table can be reserved for outside dining and drinking for up to 20 people, weather dependent.

Capacity – 20 seated

The Conservatory

Bright and airy with lovely views out over the pub garden and the farming fields beyond, this is a great space for afternoon tea or one of our feast menus for up to 20 people.

Private use of The Conservatory and Terrace will be priced on a minimum spend basis dependent on the day of the week and time of year.

Capacity – 20 seated / 40 standing

The Den

A cosy room set away from the hustle and bustle of the main bar and the perfect spot for a large table booking of up to 30 people.

Capacity – 30 seated / 40 standing

Want to book The Duke William for an event?

Why not speak to us about booking one of our private hire rooms or tables? We’re always happy to help with recommendations and menus, just follow the link below to make an enquiry.


Our sister sites also offer great private hire spaces!
The Radnor Arms, The Five Bells Inn and The Woolpack Inn are equally as equipped to make your event special. Download our Brochure to find out more on what they can offer.

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Friends Of The Duke William

Live locally to The Duke? Pop in and grab one of our Friends Of discount cards, giving you 15% off food and drink at certain times through the week.

Already got a card? Don’t forget to put it to good use this year!

Enquire directly for more information. All we require is proof of address and your contact details.

Book a Table

Plan your visit to The Duke William by reserving a table.
To reserve a table please call 01227 721 308, or use the form below to book online.

Find Us

The Duke William, The Street, Ickham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1QP

Get in Touch

General Enquiries

Call 01227 721 308 or email info@thedukewilliamickham.com

To Make a Reservation

Call 01227 721 308 or email reservations@therocksaltgroup.com

Press & Media Enquiries