Duke Of Kent2 Scotch Common
An imposing suburban Fuller's house rebuilt in 1929 to designs by T H Nowell Parr and dominated externally by three gables on the rendered frontage. There are three distinct rooms with internal partitions, the pair on the right even retaining a doorway between them. The wall panelling remains as does the bar counter although the fitting behind seems a modern replacement. The windows contain attractive dimpled glass. At the rear the counter is original. The back parts were extended in 1934 to Parr’s design and contains a large hemispherical skylight. The main menu is freshly prepared, featuring English and Mediterranean dishes. There is a large garden containing many picnic tables. The terrace bar has heated large umbrellas and the summer BBQs are popular. There is usually live jazz on the last Thursday of every month with The Dick Esmond Trio and guests. The pub is part of the local community running the beer tent at the annual Party In The Park.