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Blue Duck Hotel

$$ - $$$, ,
257 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
+61 3 5352 1177
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (15 reviews)
“steak” (13 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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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 👍

Thank Kathryn E
Reviewed 29 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

Thank TheWholeTruthHK
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Very friendly staff and efficient service. Great menu and delicious food. The duck burger is amazing! A great place for dinner.

Thank ali-belli
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a solid little pub in Ararat. As long as you remember that you are in a pub in Ararat, and order accordingly, you will have a tasty meal and a chilled beer that pleases. Schnitzel was a winner. Burger was less well received...More

Thank Simone S
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This was the recommendation of the motel owner for,a nice place for dinner on a Saturday night. We booked so,we're seated right in front of the fire which was lovely on such a cold night. Service was friendly and our food delicious. This was the...More

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff with a good menu. Recommended as a good place for dinner I was not disappointed.

Thank fleetcommander
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by locals and they knew what they were talking about. The food was delicious, I had garlic prawns and garlic bread and my friend had fish and chips with salad. The food and service was excellent, and to top...More

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Menu was very good with a wide variety of meals which were served hot. Drinks, purchased at the Bar included wine by the glass. Service was quick and did not take away from the quality of the meal. Most pleasant and had been recommended...More

Thank Allan C
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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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