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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

Director

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.

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What's On

All the latest goings-on at The Comfy Duck.

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  • Spring Flower Shop May 6th

    Join us and local Florists, Essence Flowers for Prosecco and Scones whilst partaking in a flower arranging masterclass. £25 per person – all you need to do is bring a vase! To view our full 2018 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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  • Cocktail Masterclass

    Introducing our Cocktail Masterclass with our very own Banqueting Manager and Master of Ceremonies Ben Leeming. Perfect for Hen nights, birthdays or just a fun night out! Package includes 3 cocktails plus the chefs choice of canapés. £25 per person (minimum of 15 people per booking) For more information or to book give us a call on 01472 872248 or drop us an email ...

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  • Gin Evening 27th April

    Mix & Match Gins, Tonics & Garnishes whilst enjoying Canapes and Live entertainment. £25 per person including 3 Gins with accompanying Tonics & Garnishes

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  • Easter Sunday

    Enjoy a 3 course Sunday Lunch and an Easter Egg hunt in the Gardens. Easter Sunday Menu Spring Leek & Potato Soup (GF) With Herb Croutons Duck Liver Parfait (GF) On Toasted Brioche with Apple Chutney Eggs Florentine Toasted English Muffin with Sautéed Spinach, Poached Egg & Hollandaise Mackerel Pâté (GF) Smoked Mackerel with Horseradish on Balsamic Croutes Duo ...

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  • Easter Saturday

    Easter themed Afternoon Tea in The Comfy Duck and ‘Sam Safaris’ Petting Zoo in our Churchill Rooms and  Gardens. £16.95 per adult, £9.95 for children

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  • Good Friday Fish & Fizz

    Enjoy our locally famous Fish and Chips with a glass of Prosecco, pint of Lager, Ale or a soft drink alternative £14.95

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