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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.

Join our VIP Club

All of our guests are important, but for a one off payment of £5 you can join our VIP club and take advantage of all sorts of exclusive discounts and special offers. All our VIPs enjoy 10% off our full regular menu, 50% off function suite hire, 10% off gift vouchers over £40, B&B for just £89 and if you join us for your birthday with 3 or more friends, we’ll say happy birthday with a free main course and a £10 gift voucher.

To sign up, please get in touch via our contact page.

Here are February’s exclusive VIP offers:

Two Course Lunch for £15.95

One VIP card per four people

Book a Standard Double Room and Receive a Free Upgrade

Subject to availability and excluding Valentines weekend

Buy a Double Spirit and Receive a Free Mixer

1 VIP card per 2 people

£5 Off Your February Gin Night Ticket

One VIP Card per person. Pre-booking required.

Next Month's VIP Offers

Check back soon to see VIP offers for March...


What's On

All the latest goings-on at The Comfy Duck.

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

  • 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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  • Flower Workshop March 15th

    Join us and local Florists for a flower arranging masterclass. Please bring with you Gardening Gloves, Scissors and a Vase! £30 per person Book online here To view our full 2020 Calendar of Events click here or to book your place call on 01472 872248 or drop us an email at reception@oaklandshallhotel.co.uk

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  • Lincolnshire Afternoon Tea

    Lincolnshire Afternoon Tea Served 17th February – 4th April (excluding Sundays) £16.95 for Adults & £9.95 for Children including Glass of Fizz or Soft Drink Alternative Menu Mini Lincolnshire Broccoli Soup Mini Lincolnshire Sausage Toad in the Hole with Caramelised Red Onion Chutney Lincolnshire Poacher & Courgette Mini Pie Cote Hill Blue & Spring Onion Scone *** A Selection of Finger Sandwiches: Chine & ...

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  • Gin Night 28th February

    Join us on Friday, February 28th for our fabulous Gin Night For further details on all of these events, keep a look out on our Facebook, twitter and website Book online here Contact us: Tel: 01472 872248 Email: reception@oaklandshallhotel.co.uk

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  • Valentine’s Sharer Aternoon Tea

    Valentine’s Sharer Afternoon Tea Served 3rd to 15th February (excluding Sundays) £16.95 for Adults & £9.95 for Children including Glass of Fizz or Soft Drink Alternative Menu Mini Spiced Sweet Potato Soup Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Finger Sandwiches East Coast Oysters with Tabasco & Lemon Wedge Mini ‘Lincoln Red’ Beef Burger with Burger Sauce Homemade Pork Sausage Roll with Apple ...

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  • Valentine’s @ The Comfy Duck

    Join us for Valentine’s @ The Comfy Duck Served 13th – 15th February Choose from either our Valentine’s Tasting Menu or our Valentine’s Sharing Menu £69.95 a Couple Fancy making a night of it? Stayover for £60.00 B+B Three Course Tasting Menu Goats Cheese & Asparagus Tart With Rocket & a Balsamic Glaze Pan-Fried Scallops Served in Their Shell with ...

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