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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
257 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Ate here last night with a large group of women. Good food, good company, friendly service. Bit overcome by one diner's vegetarian option though - Pumpkin Salad was two huge pieces of pumpkin, skin on. Would have been nicer sliced or diced. Enough pumpkin for...More

Thank Hillsgal
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Had Dinner here and it was a good example of Pub food. They had plenty of options food was good size, hot and on the whole well done. You can also get a drink at a bar!

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is a hard one .. Decor well it's an old over renovated pub,looks like a pub from the outside and an Ikea restaurant on the inside . Well stocked bar good beer on tap and a great local wine list. Now this hard bit...More

1  Thank Paulwoodsie
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Nice meals and cosy little pub. A bit pricey but so were most of the places here. Worth a try. Friendly staff.

Thank AVMAustralia
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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
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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, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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