The Duck Terrace Restaurant, Café & Bar

WINTER FESTIVE DINING OFFERS: The welcoming atmosphere of the Duck Restaurant with its candlelight, blazing fire, delicious food, great cocktails and friendly service make it is the perfect venue for Christmas celebrations with colleagues, friends and family. More details and view group dining menus >

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)  €25

Antipasti Sharing Board – Italian cured & dried meats, mozzarella, pesto, Lucania olives, crisp bread (G) €20

Kitchen Garden Sharing Board of Dips – hummus, sundried tomato, 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  Serves 2 (G) €4

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PECKISH DUCK

Available 12 to 9pm (Sunday to 8pm)

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

Prawn and Chorizo Pil Pil in olive oil, paprika, red pepper, garlic, w/ sourdough (G) €12

Black Pudding Salad, pancetta lardons, apple frisse salad with Cashel blue & caramelised walnuts (G) €10

Creamy Seafood Chowder, warm sourdough (G) STR €10 or M/C €16

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

Cod and Salmon Fishcakes, sauce Gribiche, watercress, citrus and fennel salad (G) €11

Ragout of Sauté Mushroom and Confit Duck, en croute, hazelnuts (G) €12

Bruschetta of Roasted Pumpkin, red onion, baby beets, crumbled feta, hazelnuts, zaatar yogurt dressing (G) €11

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WHOLE DUCK

Available 12 to 9pm (Sunday to 8pm)

Lava Grilled Wexford 10oz Rib Eye, Portobello mushroom, onion puree, thin chips, béarnaise or pepper sauce €28

Roasted Magret Duck Breast, celeriac & pearl barley risotto, thyme and rosemary jus (G) €32

Baked fillet of Kilmore Monkfish, creamy broth of vegetables, pancetta, mussels, white wine & herbs €26

Hereford Dry Aged Beef Burger, Knockanore Oak smoked cheddar, slaw, red onion jam & skinny fries (G) €18

Thai Curry of Autumn vegetables, chick peas, chilli & lemongrass, coconut rice €17

Seared Pomegranate Chicken Breast, dukkha roast pumpkin, res el hanout yogurt, sweet pot €19

Vegetable & Bean Tagine, yogurt and cucumber tzatziki, warm flatbread (G) €18

Tempura of Haddock, pickled cucumber salad, house fries, tartar sauce (G) €18

Slow Cooked Shank of Wexford Lamb, in a vegetable cassoulet €26

Lamb Kofta on a Board with Cous Cous, hummus, tzatziki, tomato tapenade, pitta (G) €20

Confit Barbary Duck Leg with Puy Lentils, root vegetables, thyme crumb & salsa Verde (G) €20

Tagine of Baked Cod, ragout of bean, aubergine, courgette and chorizo, lemon, butter & parsley crumb (G) €22

(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

Roasted baby potatoes, garden herb butter €4

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

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WARM FLATBREADS

Available 12 to 5pm. Not available on Sundays.

Smoked chicken, chorizo, roast red pepper & garlic, spring onion (G) €16

Smoked Salmon, beetroot, caper, rocket, dill mayo (G) €16

Beetroot puree, walnuts & feta cheese, beetroot wedges & pesto (G) €14

Salami, Prosciutto, tomato, mozzarella, dressed leaves (G) €16

Crispy Shredded Duck with five spices, cucumber & mango, dressed leaves (G) €16

All flat breads now available with a gluten free base option (please specify to server)

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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

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

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

Creamy vanilla rice pudding, w/ a berry compote

Coffee affogato, caramel cream, biscotti, espresso shot (G)

ALL €8

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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

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 €25 or 3 courses €31* (Sun-Thu inclusive 5pm-6.30pm, not available on bank holidays)

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) €5 supplement

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

Kitchen Garden Sharing Board of Dips – hummus, sundried tomato, 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) €3 supplement

Black Pudding Salad, pancetta lardons, apple frisse salad with Cashel blue& caramelised walnuts (G)

Creamy Seafood Chowder, warm sourdough (G)

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

Ragout of Sauté Mushroom and Confit Duck, en croute, hazelnuts (G) €2 Supplement

Cod and Salmon Fishcakes, sauce Gribiche, watercress, citrus and fennel salad (G)

Vietnamese Beef Salad, julienne vegetables, rice noodles, crispy onion & peanuts (G) €2 Supplement

Bruschetta of Roasted Pumpkin, red onion, baby beets, crumbled feta, hazelnuts, zaatar yogurt dressing (G)

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WHOLE DUCK (main courses)

Lava Grilled Wexford 10oz Rib Eye, 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 €6 Supplement

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

Thai Curry of Autumn vegetables, chick peas, chilli & lemongrass, coconut rice

Pomegranate Chicken Breast, with dukkah roast pumpkin & hazelnut, ras el hanout yogurt, sweet pots

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

Tagine of Baked Cod, ragout of bean, aubergine, courgette and chorizo, lemon butter & parsley crumb (G)

Confit Duck Leg with Puy Lentils, spring root veg, thyme crumb & salsa Verde (G)

Slow Cooked Shank of Wexford Lamb, in a vegetable cassoulet €8 Supplement

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

Lamb Kofta on a Board with Cous Cous, hummus, tzatziki, tomato tapenade, pitta (G)

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WARM FLATBREADS

Available only until 5pm

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

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

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

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

(gluten free base available – please request)

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FAT DUCK (desserts)

Mucky Duck Brownie, salted caramel ice cream (G)

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

Selection of Luxury Ice Cream, butterscotch, pecan nuts

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

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

Creamy vanilla rice pudding, w/ a berry compote

Coffee affogato, caramel cream, biscotti, espresso shot (G)

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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, dips of hummus, sundried tomato, beetroot, crudités, olives, crisp breads and freshly baked sourdough

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WHOLE DUCK

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

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

Thai Curry of Autumn vegetables, chick peas, chilli & lemongrass, coconut rice

Seared Pomegranate Chicken Breast, dukkha roast pumpkin & hazelnut, res el hanout yogurt, sweet pot

Slow Cooked Shank of Wexford Lamb, in a vegetable cassoulet

Confit Barbary Duck Leg with Puy Lentils, roast root vegetables, thyme crumb & salsa Verde

Tagine of Baked Cod, ragout of bean, aubergine, courgette and chorizo, lemon, butter & parsley crumb

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FAT DUCK

Apple, mixed berry Crumble, vanilla ice cream

Mucky duck chocolate brownie, ice cream

Selection of luxury ice cream, butterscotch, pecan nuts

Creamy vanilla rice pudding, w/ a berry compote

Selection of local artisan cheeses, crackers, chutney

Dessert special of the evening (server will advise)
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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 olive oil, red pepper, garlic, w/sourdough

Black Pudding Salad, pancetta lardons, apple frisse salad with Cashel blue& caramelised walnuts

Today’s homemade Soup & rustic bread

Cod and Salmon Fishcakes, sauce Gribiche, watercress, citrus and fennel salad

Ragout of Sauté Mushroom and Confit Duck, en croute, hazelnuts

Bruschetta of Roasted Pumpkin, red onion, baby beets, crumbled feta, hazelnuts, zaatar yogurt dressing

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WHOLE DUCK

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

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

Thai Curry of Autumn vegetables, chick peas, chilli & lemongrass, coconut rice

Seared Pomegranate Chicken Breast, dukkha roast pumpkin & hazelnut, res el hanout yogurt, sweet pot

Slow Cooked Shank of Wexford Lamb, in a vegetable cassoulet

Confit Barbary Duck Leg with Puy Lentils, roast root vegetables, thyme crumb & salsa Verde

Tagine of Baked Cod, ragout of bean, aubergine, courgette and chorizo, lemon, butter & parsley crumb

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FAT DUCK

Apple, mixed berry Crumble, vanilla ice cream

Mucky duck chocolate brownie, ice cream

Selection of luxury ice cream, butterscotch, pecan nuts

Creamy vanilla rice pudding, w/ a berry compote

Selection of local artisan cheeses, crackers, chutney

Dessert special of the evening (server will advise)

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€40 per person

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EXTRA SIDES (all €4)

Rustic sourdough bread with olive oil & balsamic (serves 2pns)

Stir-fry Asian greens, crispy onion

Dressed baby leaf salad

Side order of Skinny fries

Roasted baby potatoes, garden herb butter

Spiced sweet potato, pearl onion, garlic butter

 

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
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2 Course Lunch
Enjoy for €25
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Dinner + Cinema Ticket
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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.

THIS LIST IS NOT EXCLUSIVE