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Blue Duck Hotel

) #1 of 29 Restaurants in Ararat $$ - $$$ , ,
257 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
+61 3 5352 1177
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (13 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“barramundi” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
257 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

went with colleagues, great wood stove for the winter nights. Great food, helpful staff. Environment in itself bit bright and staff gave the hint when they would not serve us anymore that it was time to go even though it was not late.

Thank den003
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Blue Duck Hotel is highly recommended by locals. We can now also happily recommend this hotel for a beautiful meal with a relaxed and cosy atmosphere.

Thank Weronika H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and I stopped here before heading off to do JWard ghost tour. We were welcomed and seated near the warming open fire. The owner had wonderful knowledge of local wine and assisted us with choosing a lovely red. The food was massive, amazing...More

Thank Janine V
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Nice service good selection on the menu and prompt service. We had the barramundi, lamb shank, Schnitzel and burger all where very nice, no complaints only empty plates.

Thank dg101g
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The staff are friendly and three meals were nice but the duck shanks were a massive disappointment, just bones with fat and gristle, only time I have been let down here just a warning for others

Thank majikfish
Reviewed 24 May 2017

good food at reasonable prices. friendly staff.cold beer.great for a meal with family or friends.kids menu is also good well worth a try for either lunch or dinner

1  Thank bergs470
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

3 of us ordered chicken parmis... none of ate much of it. Over powering taste of lemon? Ruined it. My father had a porterhouse steak it was massive and well cooked. Meals were huge and service good but l don't recommend the parmis.

Thank jedimullet2002
Reviewed 3 May 2017

we sat a t a table for 6. 4 adults and 2 children 3 and 6 years old. I had Filet Mignon done medium as did my wife. They came out perfectly cooked medium and tasted great. The place was full of nice vegetables as...More

Thank Wolfgang H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We both had a great meal, the chicken schnitzel was huge!! The staff were friendly, attentive and the beer was cold. Its always a good sign to see a full dinning room when you walk in to a country pub.

2  Thank 666royboy666
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly bar tender. It is a very simple restaurant....a bit like a pub. It is in no way a fancy restaurant. Food is ...pretty good for the standard of a small city but it is not a fine dine restaurant like you can find in...More

Thank FranckJa
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Nearby Attractions
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.57 km away
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1.04 km away
Ararat and Grampians Visitor Information Centre
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.17 km away
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.57 km away
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Response from Brian F | Reviewed this property |
Hi when i where there, Sundays was closed. Brian
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, 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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