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The Blue Duck

) #5 of 33 Restaurants in Cottesloe $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
151 Marine Parade, Cottesloe, Western Australia 6011, Australia
+61 8 9385 2499
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
1 week ago
“Breakfast on the ocean front”
1 week ago
“It is all about the view and W.A. wine”
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Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
151 Marine Parade, Cottesloe, Western Australia 6011, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can enjoy a seriously good breakfast with a spectacular view across the ocean to Rottnest Island from this little watering hole on Marine Parade. But a word of warning, you will need an appetite because the servings are generous. Their coffee is good. Their...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Perth / Cottesloe institution overlooking one of the best beaches in the world - that's been around since circa 1988 when first opened by Kim Gamble. The current iteration is a bit tired and the menu confused offering a little bit of everything. The...More

Thank Norm R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday night I enjoyed dinner with friends at The Blue Duck. We went to experience the Burger and Beer Special for $15.00. Excellent value! Couldn't fault the food or service. The Burger was the best ever. We added a serve of French Fries to compliment...More

1  Thank DeidrePerth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard amazing things about this restaurant. I was a little disappointed. One of the dishes was so spicy, hardly any of the group could eat it.

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Blue Duck is our regular breakfast cafe and we lunch occasionally too. The food is exquisite. The view to Indian Ocean is breathtaking. Great coffee and tea. Our friendly host Sara is always smiling and welcoming. She knows what we eat regularly and what we...More

Thank zubeyir
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

After years of visiting this restaurant on and off can honestly say it was some of the best food I've tasted in ages. The last time I was there (years ago) it was predominantly seafood. Tonight was all share plates and was truly amazing. Please...More

1  Thank read55555
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The food was excellent, the view amazing and the service great. We arrived just on sunset and had a front window. It so much fun sitting in the window watching the sea roll in on the beach, the ship go by, eating great food and...More

1  Thank Gardensrfun1
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We've been here twice for brunch and really enjoyed it both times. We ate out on the balcony overlooking the ocean both times. Service was very good. Coffee was very good. Breakfasts were tasty with large servings. My wife and I split a breakfast platter...More

1  Thank Brent P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Service, food and presentation were of high standard and the table wine of superb quality. The most enjoyable however was rhe spectacular ocean view that allowed guests to see all the way to Rotnest island while watching big container ships approaching the near by port...More

1  Thank Wufang
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Great location in Cottesloe Beach... I sat outside in the deck for a beer and ended up enjoying oysters Kirkpatrick and salt and pepper squid...but not as you know it... the squid was served ina corn custard with pomegranate vinegariette... mint and coriander... absolutely brilliant...More

1  Thank Darrell P
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Marine Parade, Cottesloe, Western Australia 6011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Cottesloe
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9385 2499
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Perched above the sand dunes of the famous Cottesloe Beach, The Blue Duck is an iconic restaurant that has uninterrupted, panoramic views over Rottnest Island and the Indian Ocean. This busy restaurant is the heart of the local community and the place to go for those in the know. With its relaxed atmosphere and friendly professional service, it's the place to catch up with friends over a coffee, watching a glorious sunset over a turquoise ocean or enjoying dinner with a beer or bottle of wine.
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