W Brisbane - Three Blue Ducks
We invite you to feel at home amongst friends and family and tuck in to gourmet dishes in Brisbane, whilst immersing yourself in raw Australian beauty, earthy tones and pops of greenery in an eclectic setting with an unmistakable alfresco vibe inviting the Queensland outdoors inside. A wood fired oven and rotisserie feature to showcase the best in seasonal fresh, local and sustainable produce.
I would recommend anyone to go to the Byron Bay location however the Brisbane location is way to noisy with the traffic which is a shame as the food is amazing and I feel the owners could have got such a better location.
You could tell the seasoned staff to the new staff. Some training would help.
We celebrated our 30th Wedding Anniversary with a dinner at the Three Blue Ducks and it did not disappoint. Our waitress was delightful and very helpful and the food was amazing. Loved the location too.
The service is outstanding! Especially from the girl in blue shirt! But minus for the moment we needed to wait to be seated. There was no host to welcome us and we needed to wait after the booking time passed. The foods are quite creative and modern! Fresh ingredients and appropriated time to serve.
Four of us had wonderful meals with great service - very enjoyable
The food and location/scenery was good but the service was lacking. The staff seemed snobbish and forgot about a drinks order. The food came out staggered and we were left waiting for one dish while the others came out a few minutes prior.
The starters were taken away while we were still eating them only to wait another 40 mins for the mains.
Was expecting much better service from this restaurant.
The food is nothing special; nothing really great; the view of the Brisbane river is gorgeous with the sunset; waitress is attentive; but the servers keep crossing the whole of the restaurant; due to the set up(?) making it look not relaxing; Not a place for meeting of catching up, you won't be able to hear each other properly due to the noise, the 2 bars are also at the maximum noise level. The reviews I have read are exaggerated; expectation was high; but the ducks did not live to the expectation, sadly
We ordered a range of dishes from the menu including the fava bean and anchovy dip, oysters, lamb, prawns, mussels and the kids burger. All were magnificent. The wine was delicious too. We'd love to go back!
A laid back class to the whole place including the staff.
Three ducks was definitely worth the visit. We enjoyed the lamb share dish, which was beautifully cooked and melted off the bone. Also the accompanying vegetables were really tasty and a great mix.
Our friends both had the Morton bay bugs, which they both loved. As we were going to a concert we ate early and the sun was a little bright (sunglasses needed). Our young waiter was a lovely and very attentitive young man and knew the menu well and answered all our questions, he also recommended a lovely Pino Grigio.
Flat bread and fava bean dip amazing
300g rib, outstanding
Fish or the day, outstanding
These chefs know their game,
We will be back and highly recommend this place
Thank you so much for always making our visits amazing and for always making birthdays so special!
It was an interesting experience. Initil impressions - underwhelmed due to cafe style tables and chairs and not enclosed as a restuarnet , more like a side wlak cafe. Noise levels from freeway below also obtrusive until you got used to it and had a few drinks.
Very creative and enjoyable selection of dishes. Good wine list. Overall, not as ' special' as I anticipated. Worth a look
My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary last Monday and we decided to try Three Blue Ducks on a friends recommendation. It was absolutely perfect, we couldn't fault one aspect of our evening. We sat on the balcony and the traffic noise didn't bother us at all. The food was exquisite and the service was spot on. We will definitely be returning.
Lovely restaurant with great views of Southbank. Entree and mains delicious and a very nice cheese board. Great service. First time at this restaurant but well worth it and we will go again to try other items on the menu.
Extremely high quality food.
Perfecty positioned for an early dinner watching the sunset.
Great food and great menu concept, beautiful surrounds and a great addition to the Brisbane CBD restaurant scene
Unfortunately the wrong main course was served
However complimentary deserts were offered
Hence a slight marking down
Breakfast here is AMAZING. Dinner was not as good as I had been led to believe. Very busy and Noisy. Food was average I thought.
We absolutely loved Three Blue Ducks. The food was fresh and fabulous. The pate is divine, the lamb melts in your mouth and the desserts delicious. We will be back.
Fantastic location, service and food. Excellent choice for a special dinner.
Great food and service for lunch but the music is so loud and weird - way too invasive. It's like they're trying to drown out the traffic noise - which is never going to happen so just accept it.
At lunch it's all about conversation, so it was very hard to have that with so much competing noise. Drop the music down about 300 decibels and to something more soothing rather than the skwarking ridiculous looney tempo that played.
We enjoyed a lovely post-new year lunch at a window table overlooking the river. The views, ambience, caring staff and good food made this a delightful start to 2019. Thanks to everyone.
A wonderful evening celebrating our wedding anniversary. We were looked after so well and the food was exceptional.
Thank you for making our celebration so special.
Meals seemed very rushed. Unfortunately, never got a chance to relax. Got the impression they wanted us out quickly.
Food was excellent, as ever. Great views of river. Service during the meal was also very good, the only comment I would make - I arrived 5 minutes before the restaurant was to open for lunch, and was told I could not sit at my table for that 5 minutes. I was redirected to other areas of Hotel. I could have sat for 5 minutes quietly, and then ordered a coffee when the time came for it to open. Other restaurants would usually permit this. I thought this was a bit unreasonable. I was told people were still eating breakfast - as the reason, but it was 20 minutes to 12, I have driven 2 hours to get there, and there were two tables of people who were just talking and drinking wine. there were very few people there. I then watched two people arrive 30 minutes before their appointment time and they were shown to their table early without any question. I guess it depends on who greats you.
The rest of the service, during the meal, was really outstanding - but it was a different person of course.
I took an interstate visitor because the first visit was very pleasant. Very disappointed in the food. Fish was ordinary and dry and her prawns were dry. side dish of asparagras was overcooked.
Unfortunately, I believe the indian rest. in the same complex will get my next visit.
Food was OK. Service was non-existent. We had to continually call the waiter over and had to pour all of our own wine. Timing was off and orders were incorrect. For the price, location and name - would expect a lot more. Hope this feedback helps them to improve as there is so much potential.
Disappointed with the experience after hearing how good these restaraunts are. Asked if we should order a side and was told it wasn’t necessary but the mains were pretty much just meat. Waited a LONG time on drinks (after our entrees came) and the sourdough bread was dry. Didn’t dare order a side after the mains as I think we would have been waiting forever. Also parking was expensive- they should validate. Meal was not worth the $200 we paid.
So so so good!
Breezy Byron Bay spirit complimented by a Brisbane River view.
Perfect for enjoying The Duck’s delicious contemporary dishes, comprising fresh Aussie ingredients. The flavours! Go.
Loved the view nice wine
Food very tasty- Cold Bug serve tasty but plain &small for the price
Creame Brûlée was Devine
Great set-up, clean and tasty food with a good choice of wine
We also had the buffet breakfast on our second morning stay at the W Hotel - That was excellant !
Celebrated our 45th wedding anniversary and had a wonderful night. Food was great-Seafood platter for 2. Dessert was wonderful and the service was great.
Took over 20mins after we were seated before a waiter came to our table to take our order and give us water, even though I had notified the maitre-d 10mins in that no one had come to our table and asked to send someone.
Food menu seemed less adventurous or interesting than what's on offer in other Three Blue Ducks restaurants.
Excellent food in a great location facing QPAC
Great views, interesting menu pulled off pretty well. Some minor issues with service on a quiet night.
Oysters are amazing every time!! Liver parfait is to die for.
The food was incredible. Highly recommend the oysters, the mussels and the Moreton bay bug. The restaurant was really special with a lovely outdoor area. Unfortunately we were given a table in the corner that had a view of the high chairs rather than the river so we didn’t experience the full potential of the ambience.
Great service and ambience. Food was inventive but sometimes lacked flavour.
Great new restaurant in Brisbane, worth the time to go and have dinner.