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Grow It Local crowdfarmed dinner at Bronte

~~ OUR GROW IT LOCAL DINNER IS NOW SOLD OUT! ~~ Cooking off the cuff using only crowdfarmed, locally grown ingredients... That’s the challenge for Ducks chef Mark LaBrooy and The Agrarian Kitchen’s Rodney Dunn at our very first Grow It Local Dinner in Bronte! Marky and Rodney will be using the local community's home-grown [...]

Grow It Local crowdfarmed dinner at Bronte2019-11-20T01:58:34+00:00

New Year’s Eve at Byron Bay

Celebrate the end of 2019 Ducks-style at The Farm Byron Bay! Enjoy a relaxed New Year’s Eve dinner with canapés, share mains and desserts, as well as free-flowing drinks and live tunes by local muso Dan Hannaford.   MENU Snack on arrival: - Oyster & fingerlime dressing - Zucchini skewers with tahini & lemon - [...]

New Year’s Eve at Byron Bay2019-11-21T04:03:54+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 Sea2019-10-24T05:25:35+00:00

Hot air balloons and brekkie in Byron

Come for the epic views of the Byron hinterland, stay for the delicious brekkie! We've teamed up with Balloon Aloft Byron Bay, to serve up a Ducks brekkie following their sunrise hot air balloon flights. See the sunrise as the balloon takes flight, with magnificent views of the ocean, hinterland and scenery around Bangalow, Mullumbimby, [...]

Hot air balloons and brekkie in Byron2019-10-16T22:41:33+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 Maldives2019-10-10T23:08:42+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 O2019-09-30T02:44:13+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 Coast2019-10-18T04:25:14+00:00

School holiday fun at The Farm

School's out and but the Byron BBQ is on! Throughout the Queensland and NSW school holidays, we are firing up the outdoor barbie at The Farm every Saturday and Sunday. With a seasonal BBQ menu, based around the freshest local produce, it’s the perfect grab-and-go option – or find a place on the grass and [...]

School holiday fun at The Farm2019-09-23T06:23:18+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 butter2019-09-18T03:35:16+00:00

Eat, drink and celebrate this festive season!

'Tis almost the season for end-of-year merrymaking. And whether it's your office throwing a thanks-for-all-the-late-night-pencil-pushing shindig, or every one of your mates deciding you "really should catch up before Christmas", we've got the food and drinks sorted. With group menus that feature two-course, three-course or ultimate feast options in all four Ducks venues, you can [...]

Eat, drink and celebrate this festive season!2019-10-31T05:11:42+00:00