Dukes Speed Away With POTS Award

Pub of the Season Spring 2023

Dukes Speed Away With POTS Award

On Wednesday 29th March 2023 Elly Pattison-Walker, co-owner of Dukes in the Market Arcade, Halifax, was presented with Halifax and Calderdale CAMRA’s Spring Pub of Season Award by branch chair Richard Lee. In his speech, Richard praised Elly for the cask, keg and cider served by Dukes, for sourcing products from long distances, for the friendliness of the staff and for the modern bar which has been an excellent addition to the Calderdale drinking scene.

Dukes is one of the most recent bars to be established in Halifax and opened in April 2021. Three cask ales are served on handpump , thirteen beers are available on keg and there are also two ciders, one on cask and one on keg. The bar has a bright, colourful, cheerful interior with an extensive splash of pink and turquoise and bench seating is provided for customers in the Victorian Market Arcade. The downstairs colour scheme continues into the upstairs room which features tables with stool seating. Dukes serves rotating street foods on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and also has its own sauce shop.

Co-owner of Dukes, Halifax, Elly Pattison-Walker, receives the Spring 2023 Pub of the Season Awed from Branch Chair Richard Lee