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Blue Duck Hotel

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257 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
+61 3 5352 1177
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (15 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
“barramundi” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
257 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch as we were driving through and the food was on point. Lovely meal great price. Calamari is a must. The staff were friendly.

Thank haddlem
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Best to be really hungry when you go to The Blue Duck! Their meals are fantastic. Steaks are always cooked perfectly, chips are delish, & the service is friendly. Lots of great meal options too. I recommend sharing a sticky date pudding- they’re enormous! (&...More

1  Thank Liss359
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We were staying round the corner and was recommended this place by the motel owners as well as a winery we'd been to earlier in the day Service was friendly and efficient and meals were a good size, reasonable priced and tasted great Recommended for...More

1  Thank kirstyjb
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal at the Blue Duck, as usual I had a steak sandwich, it was tasty and very well presented with hot chips.

1  Thank Gail M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Really good food and a wide variety, friendly owners. I always look forward to going to the Blue Duck for a meal.

2  Thank triciar1119
Reviewed 1 March 2018

On reading the reviews we chose to dine at the Blue Duck Hotel and we were not disappointed. I chose the porterhouse steak done to my liking and served with green pepper sauce which was accompanied by a lovely juicy salad and thick crisp chips...More

1  Thank Aroney
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Have been here quite a bit now. With a group, for function, lunch, and drinks. Haven’t been disappointed. The waitress (Jess) is always friendly and prompt with service. Pretty typical pub setting, back room available for functions. Other service at bar is ok not overly...More

1  Thank Deeandrea
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this place while exploring the Grampians. We chose it because of their large menu selection. My husband and I split the surf and turf and the steak was fairly overcooked and the veggies were tasteless. My friends got the garlic prawns, but with an...More

1  Thank Azure M
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful meals, fast service in a nice relaxed atmosphere. We had the seafood chicken Spinach and feta filo 👍

1  Thank Kathryn E
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

It´s rated number 1 in Ararat and I´m sure there´s a reason for this. I was welcomed and chose my seating in the inside lounge. Menu is short but to the point, and a couple of specials make it more interesting. I went for the...More

1  Thank TheWholeTruthHK
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26 December 2017|
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Response from Paulwoodsie | Reviewed this property |
Contact direct we just review
4 December 2017|
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Response from Anne G | Reviewed this property |
About 1km away I think
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Ararat
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5352 1177
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