Duke of Marlborough Tavern

Established X 1976


Located in Russell, Bay of Islands, The Duke of Marlborough Tavern is the oldest liceneced tavern in New Zealand



The Duke of Marlborough Tavern and Restaurant in Russell is open 7 days a week. Family Friendly, Pet Friendly. We have a huge range of Beer, wine, and spirits. A beautiful fresh menu, very reasonably priced. We have gaming, TAB, pool tables, table tennis, fooze ball, classic spacie machines,private areas and decks, a function room and garden.

We cater for loads of Events big and small, We are the home of the Russell Birdman Contest and home of the Coastal Classic Auckland to Russell yacht Race, one of the largest and most prestiges offshore yacht races in the southern hemisphere.

The Tavern has a jam packed event Calender with something on every Month of the Year, see our Facebook page or click on  the link for updates and upcoming events and Concerts



(09) 403 7831



19 York Street, 


Northland. 0202



Everyday 12 noon - late


Plus a large selection of spirits and mixers