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“Lovely atmosphere”
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The Smiling Duck
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Mooloolaba, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Lovely atmosphere”
Reviewed 24 June 2013

We attended the smiling duck for yum cha having the $30 menu. It includes 5 dishes to share with a glass of wine, beer or soft drink along with green tea. My only criticism about the food was, that 3 out of the 5 dishes we had were pork! The white wine offered was good.
Ambience is lovely, and service by our waiter Andrew was of high standard.
It was raining on the day we arrived, so,our shuttle service to and from the car park was very much appreciated. Staff were exceptional and look forward to a returning to the smiling duck!

  • Visited June 2013
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English first
Queensland
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Yum Cha”
Reviewed 25 May 2013

We had the $30. set menu, it was five courses, glass wine, chinese tea. All items in the steam baskets were delicious topped off with a yummy mango pudding.Nice to have linen serviettes, lovely table settings, pleasant atmosphere overlooking
tropical gardens, service was very good. Cant wait to go back again.

  • Visited May 2013
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Elbasan, Albania
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Nice food after a hiccup”
Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

We decided to try the Smiling Duck for the 'yum cha lunch menu',we booked the day before just in case ,as it seemed from people we talked to, that it was a busy place, we duly turned up for our reservation and the the place was busy,glad we booked, but low and behold they asked what booking! They had lost it,we had lots of apologies ,15mins. Wait and a free drink before we got to our table,all dealt with very well by the staff.
Now to the food which was varied with choice we went for the waiters choice and we were not disappointed food was very nice indeed ,and our slight delay was forgotten,we had a lovely leisurely satisfying lunch and will certainly return to the duck and its lovely surroundings, only downside it's a good walk from the car park

Visited April 2013
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