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Single O – Kickback!

To support us while we are in hibernation and help you during these challenging times, @single_o, roaster of our coffee, have created a coffee KICKBACK system via their online store. ☕ ⚡ Enter the code KICKBACKDUCKS at shop.singleo.com.au ⚡ Receive 10% off PLUS free shipping ⚡ We earn 15% of sales, back in coffee credits, so [...]

Single O – Kickback!2020-11-12T10:23:10+00:00

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!!!

In this strangest of times, the small wins, and small celebrations become so much more important. Today our Byron venue at The Farm Byron Bay turns 5 years old. Instead of a big celebration and excitement for the next 5 years, we’re holding an “everything must go” sale so we can close the doors for the [...]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US!!!2020-11-25T23:33:12+00:00

How to make Mark's chilli mud crab with coconut sambal

It's Mud Crab Madness in Brissy! And we're putting three epic mud crab specials on the menu –  chilli mud crab with coconut rice and sambal, salt and pepper mud crab with shallot and ginger, and wood-roasted mud crab with charred greens, head mustard mayo and dukkah spiced flat bread.  Here, chef Mark LaBrooy takes [...]

How to make Mark's chilli mud crab with coconut sambal2020-11-12T10:25:50+00:00

Take 3 for Byron!

When it comes to finding a solution for plastic pollution, Take 3 for the Sea is encouraging all of us to partake in one simple action that's bloody effective: Take three pieces of rubbish when you leave the beach and you have made a difference. Up north, Take 3 for the Sea have teamed up [...]

Take 3 for Byron!2020-11-12T10:26:07+00:00

Mud Crab Madness!

To celebrate Three Blue Ducks Brisbane being named one of Marriott Bonvoy Asia Pacific's 52 Top Restaurants and Bars, we're rolling out three delicious mud crab specials over one epic week in our Brissy venue. Ducks chef Mark LaBrooy has designed a mouth-watering mud crab menu, cooking the Aussie crustaceans in three very different flavour [...]

Mud Crab Madness!2020-11-12T10:26:25+00:00

Enjoy an extended happy hour during Sculpture by the Sea

Sculpture by the Sea is coming back to the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk from October 24th to November 10th. Check out this year's unique creations, then join us in Bronte for extended happy hour from 3pm – 6pm every Wednesday – Saturday of the exhibit. We're putting on $10 cocktails, $5 beers and $8 [...]

Enjoy an extended happy hour during Sculpture by the Sea2020-11-12T10:27:56+00:00

Mark's fishing and food highlights from the Maldives

If you're wondering what our mate Mark LaBrooy looks like when he's in his element, it's this: barefoot on the back of a boat, in the middle of the Maldives, reeling in a jobfish. Mark travelled to the island paradise to bring a bit of The Ducks laidback flavour to the luxe W Maldives – [...]

Mark's fishing and food highlights from the Maldives2020-11-12T10:28:38+00:00

Meet our coffee supplier: Single O

Waaaaay back in the day (like, all the way the back to 2010, when the boys opened the OG Ducks in Bronte), we partnered up with a coffee roaster Single O. The founders Dion and Emma were our kind of people – passionate about their product and committed to running an ethical, sustainable business. Nine [...]

Meet our coffee supplier: Single O2020-11-12T10:28:53+00:00

A trip to Australia's Oyster Coast

Ever sat back, enjoying a freshly shucked oyster, and wondered where this tasty little mollusc came from? Well, last week, Bronte chefs Edmée and Leo went to find out – because they wanted to see how the seafood they plate up in the restaurant is harvested from the water. (We also hear they enjoyed quite [...]

A trip to Australia's Oyster Coast2020-11-12T10:29:13+00:00

Island takeover: Daz's lobster with charred greens and XO butter

If you've been just a bit jealous of all the seafood Darren Robertson cooked up for his recent Ducks Island Takeover at W Bali - Seminyak – well, let's just say, you're not the only one... As soon as he landed back in Byron from his trip to Indo, we shook Daz down for his [...]

Island takeover: Daz's lobster with charred greens and XO butter2020-11-12T10:29:49+00:00