Holy Duck! Sydney

Chippendale is totally buzzing, and anyone can see why. Thanks to the shiny, glitzy lights of new structures in the area such as Central Park, UTS, The Old Clare Hotel, and the Kensington Street dining precinct, this once dark and somewhat shady part of Sydney has been resuscitated back to life.

Signature crispy duck

Last Tuesday, we were privileged to sample the relaunched menu of Holy Duck!, one of Kensington St’s newest kid on the block. Thanks to the team behind Chefs Gallery (hello cute buns!), Holy Duck! is a modern Chinese diner-slash-restaurant that offers both traditional and fusion dishes, with the menu boasting east meets west flavours. We sampled dishes from the relaunched menu and I must say, their signature roast meats (duck, chicken, pork, and beef ribs) did not disappoint. Apart from the uber delicious signature roast Holy Duck! (with a thin crispy skin and very minimal fat), the menu also offers winner dishes such as the crispy crackling roast pork belly, lightly battered king prawns on ee-fu noodles cooked in lobster bisque, and the old time favourite roast duck pancakes. The white chocolate cheesecake stack with salted duck egg caramel and matcha crepe & banana fritters with vanilla ice cream and Adzuki beans capped off an amazing feast.

Holy Duck!’s relaunched menu is available now.

Thanks to Holy Duck! and Cardinal Spin for the ‘ducking’ amazing feast. Trish dined as a guest of Holy Duck!

Signature crispy duck served with 8 steamed pancakes, orange hoisin sauce, cucumber & shallots
Crispy rice balls with roast Holy Duck! & seasonal salad
Spanner crab with salmon roe, wild rocket, granny smith apple & seasoned seaweed salad
Double cooked pork belly flash fried with black beans & chilli, served with mustard sauce
Roast beef short ribs with jalapeño puree, green shallot kimchi, soy glaze
BBQ & roast platter Roast Holy Duck!, char siu & pork belly
King Prawn on ee-fu noodles cooked in lobster bisque garnished with butter, ginger shallot and asparagus
White chocolate cheesecake stack with salted duck egg caramel
Matcha crepe & banana fritters with vanilla ice cream and Adzuki beans

Holy Duck!
The Old Rum Store
2-10 Kensington St Chippendale
Open daily 11am-3pm and 5.30pm-10pm

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