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The Flying Duck

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Australian, Pizza, International, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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802 Gresford Rd, Vacy, New South Wales 2421, Australia
+61 2 4938 8305
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

always good value, duck, beef, pizzas all fantastic, friendly staff, good value for money, drinks at reasonable prices, good desert menu

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Thank David C
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were staying about 20mins drive from this restaurant and we're told to visit this restaurant as they highly recommended it. It is near the local pub in Vacy. My partner and I were greeted by a lovely girl named Alex. She was extremely welcoming and helpful. We ordered Aranchini & Fish. We think both the dishes... More 

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Thank Dhruma
Greta, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Loved the sticky date desert and soft chocolate desert. Meal was really good (Steak and chips with salad) Just enough to finish it off with desert.

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Thank conradpetroburger
Glenmore Park
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem! Tasty escargot and heavenly (fluffy) waffles with butterscotch sauce. Tried a local Camyr Allyn blend. No regrets🍷👌🏼 & such a friendly atmosphere.

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Thank Julie T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My parter and me were in this location for the long weekend away. Staying about 20mins from the Flying Duck and we're told to visit this restaurant as they highly recommended it. It's tucked away near the local pub in Vacy and we weren't too sure about it when we rocked up as it wasn't open (we were eager to... More 

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Thank Elyce J
Muswellbrook, Australia
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101 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Bright blonde button Alex gave us a warm welcome quite unexpected cheerful and bright startling us in quickly and with a great engaged friendly manner. For me it had to be duck my wife went for the salmon marinated in passion fruit which almost tempted me away from the duck but I held firm. A house Merlot to sip as... More 

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Thank rojpix
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Terrible location a repulsive smelly Public toilet block metres from the front entrance. Waited an hour plus for overpriced below average food . do yourself a favour travel the extra 1/2 hour to find decent restaurant.

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4 Thank Damien N
Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We recently went to the Flying Duck for lunch, somewhat on a whim. We didn't book however the waitress was pleasant and gave us our choice of free seats. It was also very windy and as we had sat outside, she came to check on us several times. We had the bruschetta for entree which was very nice followed by... More 

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1 Thank GMilhouse
Singleton, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I have been here multiple times, consistently great food in a country town atmosphere. The meals are hearty in size and extremely tasty. Definately worth a visit!

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1 Thank susan692
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Came to the flying duck for dinner as we were staying in the nearby cabins in the clouds retreat. We had delicious pizza and wine! Was a cute small county restaurant with good service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Cuisine
Australian, Pizza, International, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 Gresford Rd, Vacy, New South Wales 2421, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Vacy
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4938 8305
Description
Come as our guest, and leave as our friend

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?