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Deer Duck Bistro

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396 Milton Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
+61 7 3870 8482
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to deer duck bristro as a group of three for what was supposed to be a fancy meal to celebrate a special occasion. The atmosphere was bleak, our waitress lacking knowledge of the dishes and the food.. well below average for the price we paid. My partner is a fine dining chef and we hadn't had the chance... More 

Thank aimsandherchef
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a terrific surprise... a spur of the minute booking lead to a night of excellent food( we enjoyed a 7 course degustation with matching wines), attentive, delightful service and cosy decor. The only negative I can offer is that this is much more than a bistro . The night was even more impressive that e learnt that the Restuarant... More 

Thank Michael J
Brisbane, Australia
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A bistro is "a small, modest, European Style restaurant or cafe".That description does not describe this restaurant. The decor is rich throughout a network of small rooms. It was a mixture of French Parisian and English Aristocratic styles, with subdued lighting; quite unique. So far so good. The aim of this establishment is a fine dining experience, not a bistro... More 

Thank Quazoosle
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the degustation menu and the food was delicious and the service was excellent. It does however take some time when the restaurant is busy. But if you are not in a rush and enjoy food, this restaurant should definitely be in your list.

Thank A A
Ballarat, Australia
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch with a friend - the meals were incredibly small - I'm not sure if that was because we were there on a Groupon lunch or not. I had pork belly and it was barely bigger than a 50 cent piece. My friend had duck. We both had scallops - they were small, two, and her's were delicious and... More 

Thank Jackie V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I came here for dinner with my boyfriend! When we stepped in we were already impressed by the furniture and the looks of it! We chose the 7-course degustation and it was the best! We will definitely return and would recommend to everyone!! Thank you for the special Dinner @ Deer Duck Team!

Thank Clara L
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were a party of six and were provided with an intimate private room which had fantastic acoustics. Unfortunately, that is the only positive for our experience. On weekends you can only order the degustation menu. We chose the 7 course (which equated to 7 tablespoons of food) for $100. We were laughing at the huge bowl we were presented... More 

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144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

First of all this restaurant has amazing decor and atmosphere. You really do feel like you're going back in time to eat. My husband and I came with a living social coupon and I have been wanting to try this place for a while. I wasn't very impressed with the food. Most of the meats were sous vide and to... More 

Thank Abby T
Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My family and I have been eyeing off this restaurant for a few months now. My mums birthday was on Thursday so I decided to book here for a special occasion. I'm so glad I did, we all had the long course which was exciting and well executed! I loved the fossilised salad and beef, plus the desserts were out... More 

Thank Fiona K
Coorparoo, Queensland, Australia
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Deer Duck has been a wonderful time for us in the past but is now under new owners/management and has a new chef. There were flashes of brilliance it then crushing disappointment. This was for both the waitstaff and the food. We had the nine course degustation which previously was hard to pick the course which was best but this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 39
Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 396 Milton Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4066, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3870 8482
A place where the old world of beautiful french chairs, lamps and gold glamour is paired with an eclectic music ambience, all turned upside down by amazing modern dishes or a stylish pasta or even risotto. Well-priced with plenty of personality.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?