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The Duck Inn Pub and Kitchen, Chippendale

I remember going to Duck Inn a while ago, before its major face lift, I thought it was a very dodgy, blokey, seedy pub. However, the new renovations has that B&B or homey feel to it which I like. I love the rustic but yet modern furniture especially the bookcase wall paper – I had originally thought they were actually bookcases!

The Duck Inn can be found on Rose Street in Chippendale. The chef behind this pub is Chef Mitch Davis (ex-Blue Gum Hotel) and he has created a menu that is up-market pub grub which changes seasonally.

I was fortunate enough to visit the Duck Inn with Chloe Chun from PEPR Publicity.

Everything on the menu sounded wonderful, I couldn’t decide what I wanted but the deconstructed beef mushroom and ale pie with creamy mash, pea puree and puff pastry ($22) had my name on it.

The beef extremely tender and the puff pastry extremely flaky and crunchy!

I loved the creamy mash and pea puree – it was a hearty dish and perfect for winter.

Chloe couldn’t go past the beetroot ravioli with blue cheese ($19). I have never had beetroot ravioli and oh my, the colour of the ravioli was just beautiful. The blue cheese was subtle and complemented the beetroot ravioli – I was totally and utterly impressed. It was light and absolutely divine.

We also shared the roast pumpkin salad with rocket, goats cheese, toffee walnuts and honey balsamic ($16) – very colourful and incredibly tasty.

Unfortunately, I was too full for dessert, however, the sticky date pudding with toffee sauce and double cream sounds excellent. So does the chocolate and raspberry brulee – yum!

There is a beer garden at the back which is lovely for summer or spring when the weather is warmer. They have trivia on Monday nights, Uno on Tuesday nights from memory. It’s a great little pub in Chippendale, definitely worth checking out. No doubt we will be back for the food and trivia of course.

*GA dined as a guest thanks to Chloe Chun from PEPR Publicity. 

GA’s ratings: 7.5 / 10

The Duck Inn Pub and Kitchen

74 Rose Street

Chippendale 2008

Ph: +61 2 9319 4415

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  1. May 31, 2012 at 12:18 am

    That beetroot ravioli sounds AWESOME!
    PS. The Duck Inn also has our bread hehe ;)

  2. May 31, 2012 at 12:19 am

    That beetroot ravioli sounds AWESOME!
    PS. The Duck Inn also uses our bread hehe ;)
    Sarah

  3. May 31, 2012 at 2:18 am

    This pub is SO close to my work…we used to go ALL the time before the renos…now never. I think the team liked the grungy style before, but I SO keen to check it out now. The food looks glorious!

  4. May 31, 2012 at 3:09 am

    ive never tried beetroot ravioli before either! looks sooooo pretty!

  5. May 31, 2012 at 5:22 am

    This place has a good meal deal if seeing a show at the Seymour across the road. Have never tried it though.

  6. foodiepop
    May 31, 2012 at 5:22 am

    They’ve got a good meal deal here if seeing a show at the Seymour Centre. Haven’t tried it yet though.

  7. tastyfoodsnaps
    May 31, 2012 at 7:25 am

    look at that puffy pastry .. mm :)

  8. May 31, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    Looks so yummy!

  9. June 1, 2012 at 2:09 am

    That rav is def what Im ordering :D looks delicious! And so pretty

  10. June 1, 2012 at 9:02 am

    Roast pumpkin salad is always a winner!

  11. thangngo
    June 2, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    beetroot ravioli looks yum!

  12. June 4, 2012 at 6:38 am

    That beetroot ravioli is really striking! :D It looks like they’ve changed the menu too!

  13. kiki
    June 4, 2012 at 7:42 am

    I went there today at lunch time!!! for their desserts.. we had a deconstructed rhubarb cheesecake, cardamom brulee and chocolate tart… SO YUM!!! ;DDD

  14. June 9, 2012 at 10:42 am

    i’ve been wanting to try this place for ages! the pastry looks good! i can’t wait!

    • June 11, 2012 at 12:12 am

      hey Milkteaxx the deconstructed pie is really good! i cant wait to try the desserts!

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