The Duck Terrace Restaurant, Café & Bar

The Duck Restaurant is open daily from 11am. View all opening hours >

The Duck Terrace Restaurant & Café is located in restored courtyard buildings including a coach house, potting shed and gardener’s tool shed situated on the grounds of Marlfield House just outside Gorey. The restaurant is located in a long stone building with French doors opening onto a sandstone terrace overlooking the kitchen garden filled with vegetables, soft fruits, a plethora of herbs and beds of blooming roses! Recently named Atmospheric Restaurant of the Year 2017 by Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guide and Restaurant of the Year 2017 by at South East Radio Hospitality Awards, The Duck offers unique dining experience in a casual setting.

The space comprises a relaxed restaurant with blazing fire, café bar and glasshouse with views of the manor house and garden and also a sandstone terrace for alfresco coffees, pastries, cocktails, lunch or dinner. A unique relaxed dining experience enjoyed by friends and family day and night throughout the year on the grounds of this lovely country house.

Our talented chefs cook using fresh and exciting ingredients from our garden and the locality. Food is modern fusion and Italian and is best described as delicious and moreish. Light dishes including antipasti, flatbreads and dips, exciting salads, steaks, fish and much more.

Reservations are advisable to avoid disappointment – please call 053 942 1124.

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THE DUCK MENU

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BEAKY BITS

Available 12 to 9pm (Sunday to 8pm)

Seafood Sharing Board – smoked trout, dressed crab, smoked salmon, horseradish, dill aioli, sourdough (G)  €20

Antipasti Sharing Board – Italian cured & dried meats, stuffed peppers, pesto, Lucania olives, artichoke, crisp bread (G) €17

Kitchen Garden Sharing Board of Dips – hummus, red pepper & bean, beetroot, crisp breads, crudités, olives (G) €15

Lucania Olives bowl of black & green south Italian olives €6

Rustic Sourdough Bread with extra virgin olive oil & aged balsamic (G) €2

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PECKISH DUCK

Available 12 to 9pm (Sunday to 8pm)

Vietnamese Beef Salad, julienne vegetables, rice noodles, crispy onion & peanut praline (G) STR €12 or M/C €18

Prawn and Chorizo Pil Pil in olive oil, paprika, red pepper, garlic, w/ sourdough (G) €11

Crispy hens egg, fresh black pudding, pea, dressed frisse, Pancetta crisp (G) €10

Creamy Seafood Chowder, white wine & herbs, warm sourdough (G) STR €9 or M/C €16

Today’s Yummy Homemade Soup & rustic bread (G) €7

Tostado of Fresh crab, lime & chilli, mango and cucumber salad, grapefruit dressing (G) €9

Spring roll of five spice duck, pickled cucumber salad, lime hoisin €10

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WHOLE DUCK

Available 12 to 9pm (Sunday to 8pm)

Lava Grilled Wexford 10oz Rib Eye Steak, Portobello mushroom, onion puree, thin chips, béarnaise or pepper sauce €26

10oz Fillet of Wexford Beef, purple sprouted broccoli, sweet potato, gorgonzola butter or pepper sauce €36

Baked fillet of Kilmore Monkfish, creamy broth of vegetables, pancetta, mussels, white wine & herbs €24

Hereford Dry Aged Beef Burger, Knockanore Oak smoked cheddar, slaw, red onion jam & skinny fries (G) €16

Mediterranean vegetable and bean tagine, yogurt & cucumber tzatziki, warm flatbread (G) €16

Seared Pomegranate Chicken Breast, dukkha roast pumpkin, res el hanout yogurt, confit tomatoes €17

Tempura of Haddock, pickled cucumber salad, house fries, tartar sauce (G) €16

Seared Slaney Valley Rump of Lamb, creamy celeriac, pearl barley Risotto, roast vegetables (G) €26

Lamb Kofta Kebabs on Rosemary Skewers, tabbouleh , baba ganoush, tzatziki, tomato tapenade, pitta (G) €19

Seared Magret Duck Breast, sauté baby potatoes, wilted spinach, balsamic mushrooms, Raspberry jus €32

Panzerotti ravioli of mushroom, w/cream, spinach, butternut squash, sun-dried tomato, parmesan (G) €18

(NB: Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday service times – no food served between 4 and 5pm)

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GARDEN SIDES

Stir-fry Asian greens, crispy onion(G) €4

Dressed baby leaf salad €4

Side order of Skinny fries €4

Crispy baby potatoes, mixed garden herbs €4

Spiced sweet potato, pearl onion, garlic butter (G) €4

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WARM FLATBREADS

Available 12 to 4pm. Not available on Sundays.

Smoked chicken, chorizo, roast red pepper & garlic, spring onion (G) €12

Smoked Salmon, beetroot, caper, rocket, dill mayo (G) €12

Beetroot puree, walnuts & feta cheese, beetroot wedges & pesto (G) €11

Roast Butternut Squash, Goats cheese, rosemary oil, pine nut, sage, Balti aioli (G) €11

Salami, Prosciutto, tomato, mozzarella, dressed leaves (G) €12

Crispy Shredded Duck with five spices, cucumber & mango, dressed leaves (G) €12

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FAT DUCK

Available All Day

Mucky Duck Brownie, salted caramel ice cream (G)

Apple, mixed berry crumble, vanilla ice cream (G)

Selection of Luxury Ice Cream, butterscotch, pecan nuts

Coffee & marscapone tiramisu, morello cherries (G)

Selection of Irish Artisan Cheeses, crackers, chutney (G)

Bitter chocolate and orange Tart, w/ crème fraiche & hazelnut

ALL €7

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PASTRIES

(available 11am to 5pm)

Scone with cream, homemade preserves (G) €4 or €6 with tea/coffee

Mini custard donuts (3) (G) €4

Mini Tartlets of lemon curd or choc mouse (G) €4

Homemade Cookies (2) (G) €2

(gluten free scones available on request)

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COFFEES, TEAS & HOT DRINKS

Irish breakfast tea €3 (€4.50 for two)

Herbal tea €3.75

Americano €3

Cappuccino/Latte €4

Hot chocolate €3.50

Espresso/double €3/€4

Mocha €4.50

Macchiato €3.50

Flat White €4

Liqueur/Irish coffee €8

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All our food is freshly cooked to order to maximise both taste and quality so please allow a little extra time for certain dishes (server will advise).

(G) CONTAINS GLUTEN

Some of our dishes that contain gluten can be done gluten free, Please ask your server. For all allergen information please see server for a copy of our menu with full allergen breakdown. All our dishes may have traces of nuts.

THE DUCK EARLY BIRD MENU

Early Bird Menu

2 courses €24 or 3 courses €30* (Sun-Fri excl. bank holidays 5-7pm)

Reservations are required as all deals subject to pre-booking only as maximum numbers apply each day

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BEAKY BITS (to share)

Seafood Sharing Board- smoked trout, dressed crab, smoked salmon, horseradish, dill aioli, sourdough (G)

Antipasti Sharing Board- Italian cured & dried meats, stuffed peppers, pesto, Lucania olives, artichoke, crisp bread (G)

Kitchen Garden Sharing Board of Dips-hummus, red pepper & bean, beetroot, crisp breads, crudités, olives (G)

Above sharing dishes can be ordered 1 between 2 persons

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PECKISH DUCK (starters)

Prawn and Chorizo Pil Pil, in olive oil, paprika, red pepper, garlic, w/ sourdough (G)

Crispy hens egg, fresh black pudding, pea, dressed frisse,panchetta crisp (G)

Creamy Seafood Chowder, white wine & herbs, warm sourdough (G)

Today’s Yummy Homemade Soup & rustic bread (G)

Tostado of Fresh crab, lime & chilli , mango and cucumber salad, grapefruit dressing (G) (€3 Supplement)

Spring Roll of five spice duck, pickled cucumber salad, lime hoisin (G)

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WHOLE DUCK (main courses)

Lava Grilled Wexford 10oz Rib Eye Steak, Portobello mushroom, onion puree, thin chips, béarnaise or pepper sauce (€8 Supplement)

Baked fillet of Kilmore Monkfish, creamy broth of vegetables, mussels, white wine & herbs (€5 Supplement)

Hereford Dry Aged Beef Burger, Wexford Vintage Cheddar, red onion jam & skinny fries (G)

Mediterranean Vegetable & Bean Tagine, yogurt & cucumber tzatziki, warm flatbread (G)

Pomegranate Chicken Breast, with dukkah roast pumpkin, ras el hanout yogurt, confit tomatoes

Tempura of Haddock, pickled cucumber salad, house fries , tartar sauce (G)

Slaney Valley Rump of Lamb, creamy celeriac & pearl barley risotto, roast vegetables (G) (€8 Supplement)

Magrat Duck Breast, sauté baby potatoes, wilted spinach, balsamic mushrooms, Raspberry jus (€8 Supplement)

Lamb Kofta Kebabs on Rosemary Skewers, tabbouleh, baba ganoush, tzatziki,tomato tapenade, pitta (G)

Panzerotti ravioli of mushroom, w/cream, spinach, butternut squash, sun-dried tomato, parmesan (G)

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FAT DUCK (desserts)

Available only until 4pm, not available on Sundays

Mucky Duck Brownie, salted caramel ice cream(G)

Apple, mixed berry Crumble, vanilla ice cream(G)

Selection of Luxury Ice Cream, butterscotch, pecan nuts

Coffee & Mascarpone Tiramisu, Morello cherries(G)

Selection of Irish Artisan Cheeses, crackers, chutney(G)

Bitter chocolate and orange Tart, w/ crème fraiche & hazelnut

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For allergen information please see server. 

(G) = CONTAINS GLUTEN. Some of our dishes that contain gluten can be done gluten free – please see server. 

* Supplements where applicable. When choosing 2 courses option it must be starter & main course.

THE DUCK GROUP SHARING MENU

GROUP MENU

– SHARING –

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PECKISH DUCK

SHARING BOARDS OF, smoked trout, dressed crab, smoked salmon, horseradish, dill aioli, Italian cured & dried meats, stuffed peppers, dips of hummus, red pepper & bean, beetroot, crudités, olives ,crisp breads and freshly baked sourdough

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WHOLE DUCK

Lava Grilled 10oz Rib Eye Steak, dressed leaves, thin cut chips, béarnaise or pepper sauce

Baked fillet of Monkfish, Autumn vegetables, mussels, white wine, cream & herb broth

Mediterranean vegetable and bean tagine, tzatziki, warm flatbread (V)

Pomegranate Chicken Breast, with dukkah roast pumpkin, ras el hanout yogurt, confit tomatoes

Slaney Valley Rump of Lamb, creamy celeriac, pearl barley Risotto, roast vegetables

Panzerotti Ravioli of mushroom, w/cream, spinach, butternut squash, sun-dried tomato, parmesan

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FAT DUCK

Apple, mixed berry Crumble, vanilla ice cream

Mucky duck chocolate brownie, ice cream

Coffee & mascarpone tiramisu, Morello cherries

Selection of luxury ice cream, butterscotch, pecan nuts

Selection of local artisan cheeses, crackers, chutney

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€40 per person

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EXTRA SIDES (all €4)

Dressed baby leaves salad

Side order of fries

Sautéed baby potatoes, mixed garden herbs

Spiced sweet potato, garlic butter

Stir-fry Asian greens, crispy onions

 

For allergen information please speak to your server

THE DUCK GROUP CHOICE MENU

GROUP MENU

– CHOICE –

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PECKISH DUCK

Prawn and Chorizo Pil Pil, in red pepper, olive oil, garlic, w/sourdough bread

Crispy hens egg, fresh black pudding, pea, dressed frisse, Pancetta crisp

Today’s Yummy Homemade Soup & rustic bread

Tostado of Fresh crab, lime & chilli, mango and cucumber salad, grapefruit dressing

Vietnamese Beef Salad, julienne vegetables, crispy onion & peanuts

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WHOLE DUCK

Lava Grilled 10oz Rib Eye Steak, dressed leaves, thin cut chips, béarnaise or pepper sauce

Baked fillet of Monkfish, Autumn vegetables, mussels, white wine, cream & herb broth

Mediterranean vegetable and bean tagine, tzatziki, warm flatbread (V)

Pomegranate Chicken Breast, with dukkah roast pumpkin, ras el hanout yogurt, confit tomatoes

Slaney Valley Rump of Lamb, creamy celeriac, pearl barley Risotto, roast vegetables

Panzerotti Ravioli of mushroom, w/cream, spinach, butternut squash, sun-dried tomato, parmesan

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FAT DUCK

Apple, mixed berry Crumble, vanilla ice cream

Mucky duck chocolate brownie, ice cream

Coffee & mascarpone tiramisu, Morello cherries

Selection of luxury ice cream, butterscotch, pecan nuts

Selection of local artisan cheeses, crackers, chutney

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€40 per person

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EXTRA SIDES (all €4)

Dressed baby leaves salad

Side order of fries

Sautéed baby potatoes, mixed garden herbs

Spiced sweet potato, garlic butter

Stir-fry Asian greens, crispy onions

 

For allergen information please speak to your server

Bespoke menus available on request.

* please note that menus & pricing are subject to change

Special Offers

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Early Bird Menu
From €24
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2 Course Lunch
Enjoy for €23
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Lunch + Cinema Ticket
from €31
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Opera Afternoon Sessions
with Lunch or Dinner
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Suppliers

Here in the Duck Terrace Restaurant @ Marlfield House we use top quality Irish produce, of which there is an abundance. We buy from local food producers in Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow and beyond. We grow lots of our own vegetables and herbs in our kitchen garden through late Spring, Summer and early Autumn.

  • Fish: Duncannon fish & Atlantis seafood Co. Wexford
  • Meat: Slaney Valley, O Neills of Co.Wexford
  • Poultry: Glin Valley Co. Cork
  • Game: Wild Irish Game Co. Wicklow
  • Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs: Cullens & Keelings Co. Wexford and an abundance from our own kitchen garden
  • Berries: Greens berry Farm Gorey Co. Wexford
  • Dairy: Killowen Farm & Wexford Creamery
  • Eggs: from the happy, roaming hens of our neighbours Samuel & Maurice Allen
  • Our cured meats, salamis olives and oils from Artisan producers in Luciano Southern Italy are sourced directly for us.