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DUCK AND WAFFLE

04/12/2015
One major perk of being a full time blogger, is being able to work on what you want – well, to a degree – exactly when you want. So when my friend Becca messaged and asked/said “we need to have Duck and Waffle, now!” that we should go for brunch at Duck and Waffle, I replied with the speediest “Yes” in existence.
Followed by all the egg in frying pan and duck emoji’s, obviously…

So off we headed to Heron Tower, to the lift of doom glass lift that gives you the most stunning views on the way up (but also makes you feel slightly sick at the same time, definitely not one for those with a height phobia) and entered dreamy decor heaven.
Said dreamy decor heaven…
We started by chilling in the bar area with a latte – coffee before anything else, always – which was decorated to Christmas perfection. I really loved just sitting and chatting in this area before going through to the restaurant and would actually highly recommend doing just this if you wasn’t in the mood for food.
Once we’d demolished our drinks and finally stopped “ooh-ing and ahh-ing” over the views (and taking all the Instagram snaps) it was time to head through to the main restaurant where the view only gets even better. 
I like a good scenery snap, sue me… ๐Ÿ˜‰
And then it was time for food. And then it was time for all the joy in the world. And then it was time for the food coma. 
It was a good day!

As you can see, the menu is anything but just Duck and waffle so for anyone that isn’t the biggest fan, you’ll still be spoilt for choice. At this point I inquired about the gluten free options and was absolutely over the moon to discover that they could make the Duck and waffle gluten free so of course I went for that – basic bitch – option.

Views and dreamy decor aside, this is where things got real good. The waffle, despite being gluten free, was extremely tasty, really soft and chewy and not spongey or dry at all. The fried egg, well… it was a fried egg. It tasted amazing and that’s pretty much all that can be said right? (Unless you’re a food critic and want to use all the fancy words in the world to describe a fried egg of course [insert monkey covering mouth emoji here]) But the duck, oh my goodness the Crispy leg confit of duck was so incredibly tasty. Full of flavour and falling off the bone, I honestly could’ve eaten this meal twice #TheBeastNextDoor. Topped off with the mustard maple syrup, it really was a flavour combination that I’ve been drooling over ever since!
So that brings me to the end of my absolute rave review. I have to say, apart from the dreamy food, my favourite thing about Duck and waffle is just the atmosphere. It’s so incredibly calming and relaxing way up there, and you can’t help but have a quiet moment to yourself, taking the world in. I’m already planning my 5am Sunrise breakfast return[insert heart eye’d emojis here].
As always, thanks so much for reading. I hope you enjoyed this post!
xx

68 responses to “DUCK AND WAFFLE”

  1. Wooow dear, I'm in love with your blog!!!!
    You have a great sense of design! ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

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  2. Jodie Vernon says:

    I think I might have to recreate the food here right now, looking at the pictures just makes me excessively hungry!
    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue

  3. Angie Silver says:

    I've been for dinner but I've been wanting to go for brunch for ages! You're lucky to get a booking! Let me know if you ever fancy getting brunch together. Love meeting bloggers during the day ๐Ÿ™‚
    Lots of love,
    Angie

    SilverSpoon London

  4. I loved looks delicious !โค
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  5. Ellie you have made me so hungry after reading this blog post! Luckily I'm off to my work Christmas lunch in a bit haha. I need to go to this place ASAP!

    http://www.duchessoffashion.co.uk

  6. Meg Siobhan says:

    DAAAAANG, that looks so good (even though I've never actually tried duck, and am trying to cut out meat as much as I can). Not a fan of heights, but by the sound of how tasty the food is? Makes it worth it! If I ever went there I could just close my eyes…right?

    Meg | A Little Twist Ofโ€ฆ

  7. This looks amaaaazing, I've wanted to go to Duck and Waffle for so long but I'm scared off by the no booking policy! Food looks fab x

    Kirstie | Kirstie Pickering

  8. These photos are absolutely amazing! And duck + waffle?! Sounds too good to be true. I totally want to go ๐Ÿ™‚

    xx http://www.qustomquinns.com/blog

  9. Omg how pretty!!! Now I am even more hungry than I already am! Yum!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  10. I've heard so many good things about Duck and Waffle and this confirms it all! One day I'll come and meet you and we'll go here ๐Ÿ˜‰ xxx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

  11. Duck on a waffle sounds like an amazing food idea and I'm literally so hungry now! Love your photos ๐Ÿ™‚
    xo Kiki
    http://colormekiki.com/

  12. Incredible decor and views and the food sounds amazing, so happy to hear about the atmosphere too this is a must go to now xx

    BlondeOfCarbs

  13. ella grace says:

    I love Duck and Waffle. It's one of my favourite spots in London. Xx

    eLLa
    every LiTTLE thing07

  14. Jalisa G says:

    This looks like such a great place to relax and dine! The view is amazing and so is the holiday decor. Your food looks nothing short of pure deliciousness! Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a wonderful weekend ๐Ÿ™‚

    XO,

    Jalisa
    http://www.thestylecontour.com

  15. I love the Christmas decorations, I've popped in before when it was full so am yet to experience the legendary duck and waffle dish!

    Suze – Luxury Columnist

  16. Simona N. says:

    What a yummy food and pretty awesome pictures and beautiful scenery dear! <3
    Simimaus

  17. Rubi Ani says:

    Such a beautiful view! It's amazing how small London can look.
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  18. Josie says:

    How dreamy is that decor? I've only ever had duck from the Chinese takeaway with pancakes (now THAT'S a basic bitch option haha) but I'd love to try this – looks so yum! x

    Josie | Sick Chick Chic

  19. Not only duck&waffle looks good but also the view and interior are amazing! I would just stay there all day long and watch London from above ๐Ÿ™‚ x

    http://www.elabellaworld.com

  20. Review Wali says:

    The ambiance looks superb, the pictures are speaking a lot.
    Have a great day!
    http://www.reviewwali.com

  21. Lauren S says:

    I've never been to Duck and Waffle but that looks AMAZING!! Need to see if there's a vegan option, because girl needs to go eat there

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Beauty

  22. Dana Nicola says:

    I haven't heard of this before but the food looks so delicious and the views are amazing, definitely need to check it out!

    Dana || fashion-dew.blogspot.com

  23. Erica White says:

    This looks amazing! Great review!!
    leavingericafootprints.blogspot.com

  24. Robyn Taylor says:

    The dreamiest blog post ever I'm salivating so much haha! I love waffles so much, plus I love the decor of that place!

    Robyn / Phases Of Robyn

  25. Gabrielle says:

    The food looks delicious – as does the idea of an impromptu brunch meet-up! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice
    x

  26. I've seen so many Instagrams and blogposts from Duck and Waffle but I still haven't been! I'm desperate to visit, it looks incredible! x

    Martha Jane | http://www.marthajanemusic.com

  27. LBG says:

    Wow, this combination sounds so fantastic. Mouthwatering good! Duck and waffles, yes! I would be in a food coma too. The decor looks so cheery and warm too. Great post as always!

    http://Leftbankgirl.blogspot.com

  28. Oh my deliciousness! This looks so amazing! Duck is one of my faves + waffles, what more could a gal want honestly hhahah x

    Katina | http://www.katinalindaa.com

  29. veebz boo says:

    This place looks so gorgeous! It's funny because my friend went here the other day and had the exact same food as you. When she put it up on Instagram, I just wanted to go there and then. Thank you for sharing this great review, it has definitely made me want to go even more now lol!

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  30. Everything looks amazing! Especially the food! I love the decorations, they're so pretty ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  31. monica hein says:

    that sounds yummy! ๐Ÿ™‚

  32. I went for the dreamiest brunch this weekend too & it's all I can think about. I have heard so many good things about this place too! I'd love to try it if I ever find myself in London!
    Bee | QueenBeady.com

  33. Alina Bostan says:

    I had no idea this place existed (don't judge me even if I have been living in London for over a year now haha). This looks amazing and oh so delish, putting it on my list of places to eat/visit in 2016 x

    Beauty with charm

  34. Melody Rosa says:

    I never thought about duck and waffle together sounds amazing

    http://sheismelrose.net/

  35. I have to try this! What a playful combination!

    Angie x | Chocolate & Lipstick || UK Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

  36. ellie cawte says:

    This looks like such a gorgeous place, and the food looks incredible, my mouth is watering just looking at it! x

    ellie etc | a personal style & lifestyle blog

  37. R Burden says:

    Looks like a lovely restaurant. The food also seems delicious! Love getting recommendation for new places to visit in London. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Renata | Speaking Beauty UK

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