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!2019-11-19T01:59:17+00:00

Waves are pumping at URBNSURF!

Excitement for our new Melbourne adventure peaked this week when we saw the waves pumping at URBNSURF. The epic new surf park (home to our first Melbourne restaurant) saw its lagoon come to life this week, with full barrels rolling through the Wavegarden. "In the space of a few hours, thousands upon thousands of waves [...]

Waves are pumping at URBNSURF!2019-10-28T01:12:35+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

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

The 3 best things Daz ate in Bali

Flying to Bali to takeover the kitchen at W Bali - Seminyak's beachside Starfish Bloo... it's a tough job, but someone's gotta do it. So, we sent chef Darren Robertson over to plate up a Ducks-style menu of locally-sourced seafood, including Pacific Coast oysters, Indonesian swordfish and lobster. He's definitely had worse days in the [...]

The 3 best things Daz ate in Bali2019-10-18T04:22:13+00:00

Ducks go surfing at the Mentawai Islands

Surfing, food and zero phone reception. That's what lured co-owners Chris, Sam and Mark, along with a few more of the Ducks crew, to put the 'out of office' on and fly to the Mentawai Islands. They spent two weeks chasing pumping tropical waves and catching fish that they cooked up on the boat. We [...]

Ducks go surfing at the Mentawai Islands2019-09-10T05:56:58+00:00

What to cook with our Ducks’ products

We've been busy making lots of fresh products lately – from chilli salts and sriracha to breakfast jam and granola, all the delicious condiments on our restaurant shelves are made by our chefs in the kitchen and packaged by hand in our venues. But if you're ever thinking 'Mmm, Ducks Curry Paste... what should I [...]

What to cook with our Ducks’ products2019-08-22T00:35:17+00:00