The Duke of Richmond Hotel
“Modern cuisine prepared in an open kitchen where guests are spectators” - AA Inspector
ST PETER PORT, GUERNSEY
Our Inspector's view
The Leopard Bar and Restaurant, with its distinctive style and excellent quality ingredients, has developed a unique identity. Guests might choose to dine alfresco on the large terrace, but those who dine inside will have a view through to the open kitchen.
Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 90
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Steps for wheelchair: 10
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: false
- Wines under £30: 17
- Wines over £30: 23
- Wines by the glass: 40
- Cuisine style: Modern, British, French
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About the area
Guernsey is far from being a large island – it covers only 25 square miles (65 sq km). But it does have a long and complex history, which has left it independent in most matters from its immediate neighbours; the UK and France. Both French and English are spoken widely here, as is a local French dialect, Guernésiais.
The island itself is mild in winter and warm in summer, making it an attractive place to holiday. As you’d expect it also enjoys a good range of coastal features, including charming bays, family-friendly beaches (sandy and pebbled; 27 in all), walker-friendly cliff paths, and many opportunities for kayaking or surfing. There is an airport, but no railway, and buses are plentiful. Those with cars should be aware though, that the speed limit is 35mph. Saint Peter Port is the capital and covers about 10 per cent of the island. Victor Hugo lived in exile here from 1855 to 1870, and his house is one of the many attractions of the town. Another is Castle Cornet, an impressive defensive complex, parts of which date back 800 years.
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