We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Duck

₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Bar, Irish, Pub
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Main Street, Celbridge Kildare, Ireland
+353 1 627 3446
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 58: English reviews
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Myself & my wife Philomena recently enjoyed a fabulous meal in the Duck.. Our waitress brought our food out it was a work of art. The place itself was very clean & the staff where very friendly & had a great knowledge of what food was on the menu... We both really enjoyed the food & most importantly the atmosphere... More 

Thank Daragh D
County Kildare, Ireland
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere great music and the food is good too, if your in the duck you don't pay for parking however if you leave your car there you will get clamped, all in all though great place to meet up with friends

Thank laffanmagennis
Level Contributor
23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Went back to the now "Mucky" Duck. Still service is poor. The food is an improvement but still not the standard of some of the other places to eat in Celbridge. The parking is a joke! Charging people with the luck of not getting clamped. Overall would never step foot in the place again.

1 Thank Texasdawg420
Armagh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

So glad to see that The Duck (as it has now been rebranded) has gotten back to what it does so well. There was always a great buzz about this place but if I'm not mistaken it was somewhat hobbled by the lovely people of NAMA for the last several years. The punters went elsewhere and the atmosphere dried up.... More 

Thank BennyDoran
Naas, Ireland
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a drink to the duck in Celbridge tonight and was really impressed with the live music . It wasn't advertised which was a pity because the guy was really talented . Great atmosphere, would definitely be back .

1 Thank bradybunch4
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went for Sunday lunch with my wife. We wanted to try something different so we went to The Duck in Celbridge. It has new ownership and is run my a new management team. The food was lovely and tasty. The staff were very nice and when we asked for suggestions they were very helpful.

Thank LiamCelbridge
dublin ireland
Level Contributor
160 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We heard that the Duck pub was back serving the 'steak of the stone' so headed up last saturday to try it out and was so glad we did. We both ordered the steak on the stone with chips and when they arrived both came with a portion of fried onions which were absolutely delicious. The portions are very generous... More 

Thank cityslickerruth
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

The Duck was amazing before NAMA took it over BUT it is now back with new owners and the quality is great!!! The Steak on the Stone is the best we have ever had. Staff are friendly and service is very efficient! Delighted to see it back to where it was!

Thank Derekoneill
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Before this place closed I used to eat in here all the time. The steak on the stone was always top notch. Since it re-opened under new management my boyfriend and I starting coming back in on the weekend for a few drinks, but I had been reluctant to try the food...not sure why, maybe because I never saw a... More 

Thank LittleIrishBird
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Now known as the duck, it doesn't have many options for vegetarians.... In fact only one main course. The chef did do a vegetable stir fry for me which looked the part but lacked any real flavor. Dessert was delicious... Profiteroles. Service great and staff excellent. The rest of my group loved their steak on the stone... A few planned... More 

Thank Blesjka

Travellers who viewed The Duck also viewed

Celbridge, County Kildare
Celbridge, County Kildare
Celbridge, County Kildare
Celbridge, County Kildare
Celbridge, County Kildare

Been to The Duck? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Irish, Pub
Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Celbridge Kildare, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Celbridge
  • Phone Number: +353 1 627 3446

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Duck and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Duck staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?