Duke of Somerset Plan Your Event

Birthdays, anniversaries, cocktail parties, corporate functions – whatever you’ve got planned, the Duke of Somerset can help you make it an event that truly shines. Choose from our special menus and customized hosting options and our event planners will take care of the rest.

Planning a special event? We would like to make your job a little easier with this Party Planner. If you are organizing a special event, consider the Duke of Somerset as the perfect spot to host a successful party. We have a warm, cozy atmosphere and friendly, professional staff ready to make your function a memorable occasion. Plus, our patio is open and ready for you to enjoy the sunshine! The Duke is a great place to hold a party, whether it is a small intimate group or a gathering of up to fifty. We hope you find our menu selections appetizing. All of our food is made from scratch with the freshest of ingredients. Included are some menus that have been well received, but we are happy to customize a menu to meet your group’s needs. Conveniently located in the heart of the city on Bay Street, we are easily accessible by car or TTC. Within walking distance of University Avenue, Queen’s Park, Ryerson University, the Eaton Chelsea Hotel, the Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Dundas Square, and the Toronto Eaton Centre, we truly are the centre of our downtown neighbourhood. If you have any questions or comments, please call us or stop by to discuss any of your party needs. We would love to sit down with you to discuss making your party a smashing success. Your party hosts, Katya Eloyan General Manager Ronald Espinoza Chef

Complete Menu Option 1

Complete Menu Option 1

Minimum 12 people • Vegetarian option available

Starters

Choice of:

Feature Soup; or
Garden Salad

Medley of baby greens and vegetables with chickpeas, dates, golden raisins, and orange fillets in a lemon vinaigrette.

Mains

Choice of:

London Fish & Chips

Wild-caught North Atlantic haddock, beer-battered and served with French fries, homemade creamy coleslaw and tartar sauce; or

Curried Chicken Karma Masala

Fresh tender chicken and vegetables in Duke Pubs’ Curry Spice blend with fragrant basmati rice, naan bread, and our rhubarb chutney; or

Beef Burgundy Pie

Savoury pie of beef, mushrooms, and red wine, served with mash and English-style buttered peas.

Dessert

Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

With whipped cream and served with coffee or tea

28.99 per person

Hors D’oeuvre

Hors D’oeuvres

Served Hot

Vegetable Samosas*

Duke Pubs Rhubarb Chutney

$22.99 per dozen
Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls

Chili dipping sauce

$22.99 per dozen
Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tarts* $22.99 per dozen
Tempura Shrimp Skewers

With hoisin ginger dip

$22.99 per dozen
Mini Crab Cakes

Lemon pepper aioli

$22.99 per dozen
Skewers of Tandoori Chicken

With tzatziki

$22.99 per dozen
Mini Spanakopitas $22.99 per dozen
Assorted Pot Pies

Chicken, steak and Ontario blue cheese, steak and mushroom

$22.99 per dozen
Curried Chicken Karma Masala Rolls

Duke Pubs Rhubarb Chutney

$22.99 per dozen
One-Bite Beef Wellington $22.99 per dozen

* Vegetarian

 Gluten-Free

Served Cold

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

With cocktail sauce

$29.99 per dozen
Nova Scotia Smoked Salmon

On crostini, chive cream cheese and capers

$22.99 per dozen
Seared Ahi Tuna

On Wonton Chip and red cabbage slaw.

$22.99 per dozen

 

Additional Options

Grilled Lamb Chops

With balsamic and red wine glaze

$39.99 per dozen
Mini Burgers $29.99 per dozen
Mini Hot Dogs $19.99 per dozen
Mini Corn Dogs $19.99 per dozen

Cocktail Party Menus

Menu Option 3

Minimum 12 people, 9 pieces per person

Jumbo shrimp cocktail

With cocktail sauce

Grilled Beef & Chicken Satays

With teriyaki ginger sauce

Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls*

With chili dipping sauce

Quesadillas*

Chicken and cheese or Mediterranean vegetable quesadillas

Curried Chicken Karma Masala Rolls

With Duke Pubs Rhubarb Chutney

Bocconcini Bruschetta*

Crispy crostini with fresh bocconcini, roasted grape tomatoes, balsamic drizzle, and basil chiffonade.

Mini Fish and Chips

Miniature version of our delicious deep-fried haddock with chips, in a mini newspaper cone

Tempura green beans*

With parsley mayonnaise

Mini Crab Cakes

Lemon pepper aioli

  • Vegetarian

22.99 per person

Menu Option 2

Minimum 12 people, 7 pieces per person

Grilled Beef & Chicken Satays

With teriyaki ginger sauce

Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls*

With chili dipping sauce

Quesadillas*

Chicken and cheese or Mediterranean vegetable quesadillas

Curried Chicken Karma Masala Rolls

With Duke Pubs Rhubarb Chutney

Bocconcini Bruschetta

Crispy crostini with fresh bocconcini, roasted grape tomatoes, balsamic drizzle, and basil chiffonade.

Mini Fish and Chips

Miniature version of our delicious deep- fried haddock with chips, in a mini newspaper cone

Tempura Green Beans*

With parsley mayonnaise

* Vegetarian

18.99 per person

Menu Option 1

Minimum 12 people, 5 pieces per person

Grilled Chicken Satays

With teriyaki ginger sauce

Crispy Vegetable Spring Rolls*

With chili dipping sauce

Bocconcini Bruschetta*

Crispy crostini with fresh bocconcini, roasted grape tomatoes, balsamic drizzle, and basil chiffonade.

Mini Fish and Chips

Miniature version of our delicious deep-fried haddock with chips, in a mini newspaper cone

Crispy Fried Calamari

Jalapeño mayonnaise

* Vegetarian

14.99 per person

Complete Menu Option 2

Complete Menu Option 2

Minimum 12 people • Vegetarian option available

Starters

Choice of:

Feature Soup; or
Garden Salad

Medley of baby greens and vegetables with chickpeas, dates, golden raisins, and orange fillets in a lemon vinaigrette.

Mains

Choice of:

Steak Frites

8 oz certified Angus beef bavette steak grilled to your liking, topped with Bulleit bourbon butter. Served with fries, roasted mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, grilled onion, and crispy onion straws; or

Chicken Pot Pie

Tender chicken, pearl onions, and carrots in a rich gravy, old-fashioned pastry and served with mash and English-style buttered peas; or

Grilled Trout

With sundried tomato tartar sauce. Served with mini roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Dessert

Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

with whipped cream and served with coffee or tea

34.99 per person

Complete Menu Option 3

Complete Menu Option 3

Minimum 12 people • Vegetarian option available

To Share

Garlic Bread

Roasted garlic and fresh herb butter, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses.

Starters

Choice of:

Feature Soup; or
Garden Salad

Medley of baby greens and vegetables with chickpeas, dates, golden raisins, and orange fillets in a lemon vinaigrette.

Mains

Choice of:

Surf ‘n Turf

8 oz certified Angus beef bavette steak with grilled shrimp, served with French fries and fresh vegetables; or

Maple Hoisin Glazed Fillet Of Salmon

Maple Hoisin glazed fillet of Atlantic salmon from True North Seafood, orzo stir fry, and wonton crisps; or

Chicken Suprême

Chicken breast stuffed with goat cheese and spinach with mini roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Dessert

Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

with whipped cream and served with coffee or tea

42.99 per person

The Duke's Platters

The Duke's Platters

Flatbread Pizza* 39.99

Choose from vegetarian or pepperoni

Crudité* 39.99

Crunchy vegetables served with ranch dressing

Quesadillas* 39.99

Chicken and cheese or Mediterranean vegetable quesadillas

Hummus Duo* 24.99

Our traditional and avocado hummus served with crudite and crostini.

Duke’s Ultimate Nachos 49.99

Dressed with sweet peppers, cheese, onions, jalapenos, sour cream and tomato salsa

Mini Fish and Chips 49.99

The miniature version of our delicious deep- fried haddock with chips

Curry Platter 59.99

A combination of vegetable samosas, chicken satays and Curried Chicken Karma Masala Rolls with Duke Pubs Rhubarb Chutney

A Selection of Fine Cheeses* 59.99

Ontario blue, cheddar, Woolwich goat cheese, and Pepper Jack with a trio of crackers, raisins, nuts, Duke Pubs Rhubarb Chutney

Duke’s Famous Chicken Wings 69.99

5 lbs. of chicken wings served mild, medium or hot

Chicken Fingers 69.99

Tender chicken breast pieces served with plum sauce

Chili Garlic Shrimp 59.99

24 fresh black tiger prawns marinated in chili and garlic, and grilled to perfection

Calamari Platter 49.99

Hand-battered calamari, jalapeños, red peppers, and red onion cooked to golden-brown crispiness. Served with spicy jalapeño mayo and lemon.

Kettle Chip Platter 19.99

With chipotle sour cream

Fresh Fruit* 39.99

Fresh seasonal fruit with a yogurt honey dip.

Dessert Bars and Squares* 34.99

Assortment of dessert bars, squares and cookies

* Vegetarian
Gluten-Free

Complete Menus

Complete Menu Option 3

Minimum 12 people • Vegetarian option available

To Share

Garlic Bread

Roasted garlic and fresh herb butter, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheeses.

Starters

Choice of:

Feature Soup; or
Garden Salad

Medley of baby greens and vegetables with chickpeas, dates, golden raisins, and orange fillets in a lemon vinaigrette.

Mains

Choice of:

Surf ‘n Turf

8 oz certified Angus beef bavette steak with grilled shrimp, served with French fries and fresh vegetables; or

Maple Hoisin Glazed Fillet Of Salmon

Maple Hoisin glazed fillet of Atlantic salmon from True North Seafood, orzo stir fry, and wonton crisps; or

Chicken Suprême

Chicken breast stuffed with goat cheese and spinach with mini roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Dessert

Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

with whipped cream and served with coffee or tea

42.99 per person

Complete Menu Option 2

Minimum 12 people • Vegetarian option available

Starters

Choice of:

Feature Soup; or
Garden Salad

Medley of baby greens and vegetables with chickpeas, dates, golden raisins, and orange fillets in a lemon vinaigrette.

Mains

Choice of:

Steak Frites

8 oz certified Angus beef bavette steak grilled to your liking, topped with Bulleit bourbon butter. Served with fries, roasted mushrooms and cherry tomatoes, grilled onion, and crispy onion straws; or

Chicken Pot Pie

Tender chicken, pearl onions, and carrots in a rich gravy, old-fashioned pastry and served with mash and English-style buttered peas; or

Grilled Trout

With sundried tomato tartar sauce. Served with mini roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Dessert

Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

with whipped cream and served with coffee or tea

34.99 per person

Complete Menu Option 1

Minimum 12 people • Vegetarian option available

Starters

Choice of:

Feature Soup; or
Garden Salad

Medley of baby greens and vegetables with chickpeas, dates, golden raisins, and orange fillets in a lemon vinaigrette.

Mains

Choice of:

London Fish & Chips

Wild-caught North Atlantic haddock, beer-battered and served with French fries, homemade creamy coleslaw and tartar sauce; or

Curried Chicken Karma Masala

Fresh tender chicken and vegetables in Duke Pubs’ Curry Spice blend with fragrant basmati rice, naan bread, and our rhubarb chutney; or

Beef Burgundy Pie

Savoury pie of beef, mushrooms, and red wine, served with mash and English-style buttered peas.

Dessert

Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

With whipped cream and served with coffee or tea

28.99 per person

Beverage Information

Beverage Information

Draught Beer

A selection of Ontario craft beer, premium and import beers

20 oz glass starting at 8.99  (60oz options available)

Host your own keg party!

Starting from $699 (approximately 100 x 18oz glasses)

A Cellar of Wines

A selection of Niagara VQA and international wines

    • 5oz glass starting at 9.99
    • 8oz glass starting at 14.59
    • bottles starting at 44.99

Book your party between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. and enjoy half price bottles of wine!

Spirits

Bar rail and premium spirits available

Starting at 7.19 (1oz)

Classic Cocktails

A selection of our seasonal cocktails starting at 8.99 

Photos of our Space

Come On In

The Duke of Somerset is located on the east side of Bay Street, between Elm and Gerrard. College and Dundas subway stations are just minutes away.

Hours

Monday to Wednesday:
11:30 am to 11 pm

Thursday to Friday:
11:30 am to 12 am

Saturday:
12 pm to 11 pm

Sunday:
12 pm to 10 pm

Canada Day - July 1: 12 pm to 10 pm

Contact

Phone: 416-640-0921

Fax: 416-640-0923