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Surprise yourself

There’s more to The Comfy Duck than the awards we’ve won, the local, season produce we source daily and the distinctive dishes we’re famous for. There’s a real sense of excitement every time we open our doors. We love what we do – and you can tell. We’re trying to create something truly unique and every member of our close-knit team is proud to be a part of it.

So please join us for special occasions, impromptu pick-me-ups or for no reason at all – and you’ll soon see what all the fuss is about.

Call us today to reserve a table on : 01472 872 248

Meet the Team

Barry Flint

General Manager

Grimsby born, Barry has worked locally recently but has enjoyed managerial stints in Manchester, Nottingham and Cambridge to name a few.  In recent years however his heart has always been with the Oaklands and he has some great plans for the future of the hotel, we’ll keep you posted!

Scott Underwood


Growing up in his parent’s hotel on Skegness seafront, Scott started working in the hospitality industry from a very young age, waiting tables and washing pots. By the time he was 18 he also had Reception, Bar and Kitchen experience behind him.
He then spent 3 years at the University of Leicester following his beloved Leicester City Football Club home and away whilst also achieving a 2:1 in History.
With his history degree in the past, he joined the Oaklands fresh out of University in June 2013 mainly working Reception and Accounts.
Over the next few years, Scott worked his way through the ranks of the hotel before leaving his position of Operations Manager in February 2017 only to return to the hotel in May 2017 in order to push the hotel forward in light of the changes the hotel was undergoing at the time.

Ben Leeming

Banqueting Manager

Ben Leeming joins us as Banqueting Manager. Ben began his career with us here at the Oaklands before going off and gaining experience from some other great hotels in North East Lincolnshire. Ben now re-joins us with his reputation as one of the best Master of Ceremonies in the area preceding him. During his spare time, Ben enjoys spending time with his children.

Chris Dearing

Food & Beverage Manager

Chris Dearing joins us as Food & Beverage Manager bringing with him a wealth of experience from his years in hospitality around the Humberside region. When he isn’t with us here at the hotel striving to drive the hotel & restaurant standards forward, Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Sharon and his children as well as following his beloved Hull City Football Club.


What's On

All the latest goings-on at The Comfy Duck.

Call us today to reserve a table on : 01472 872 248


    Valued Visitor In our endeavor to fulfil our obligation to assist the country, and the world, in managing the protection of our clients and our employees against the COVID 19 pandemic, please complete the COVID guest questionnaire and return to us prior to arrival.

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  • Christmas 2020

    Please keep checking back as we update the page regarding our plans for Christmas 2020

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  • Good Friday Fish & Fizz

    Join us on Friday 10th April for Good Friday to enjoy our Famous Grimsby Haddock, served just how you like it along with a Glass of Fizz for just £14.95. Soft drink alternative available. Call us on 01472 872248 to book.

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  • Mother’s Day Lunch

    Join us on Sunday, March 22nd for Mother’s Day Lunch with Light Entertainment £24.95 for adults – £11.95 for children and Mum gets free flowers   Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup Herb Oil, Croutons & Homemade Bread Roll Seared Black Pepper Tuna Carpaccio Asian Salad & Citrus Soy Pearls of Melon with Citrus Fruits Raspberry Sorbet & Mint Syrup Red Onion &...

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  • 2020 Calendar of Events

    January 1st New Years Day Roast 1 Course £11.95, 2 Course £15.95, 3 Course £19.95 19th – 26th Wedding Open Week Entry Free February 13th – 15th Valentine’s Tasting Menu £69.95 a Couple, Stayover for £60.00 B+B 28th Gin Night £25.00 Per Person March 15th Flower Workshop £30 Per Person – Take flowers home 22nd Mother’s Day Lunch with Light Entertainment £24.95 for adults – £11.95 for children – Mum gets free flowers April 10...

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  • New Year's Eve

    Spend New Year’s Eve with us here at The Comfy Duck and indulge in a delicious six course menu, with a glass of Champagne on arrival and live music from our resident lounge singer. 5pm – 9.30pm  6 Course £45 per person Menu COURSE ONE Canapés & Champagne (CGF) Kick off the evening in style with Chef’s Selection of Canapé...

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