The team behind Three Blue Ducks has taken over popular Byron Bay nightclub La La Land and will relaunch the venue in September, with a brand new concept to their existing Ducks brand. This will be the fifth venue run by co-owners Darren Robertson, Mark LaBrooy, Jeff Bennett, Sam Reid and Chris Sorrel.
The yet-to-be-named venue will incorporate the Three Blue Ducks’ ethos for sustainability and ethically produced food and will include craft beer, eclectic cocktails and a small food element. Friend of the team and one of Sydney’s most awarded bartenders Tim Phillips (Bulletin Place, Dead Ringer) is consulting on the bar’s design and drinks list. Pattern Studios will be taking care of the venue’s design elements, alongside Dominic Finlay-Jones Architects.
The new venue, which is ideal for functions and events, will have capacity for 350 and feature live music and DJs. Initially it will operate only in the evenings, with daytime food offerings beginning once new kitchen facilities are in place in 2019 says Jeff. “ This is a really exciting new concept for the boys and I to be working on. The new venue is going to be fairly different to The Ducks venues in terms of a restaurant space, however we’ll be sticking to our ethos around the food and beverage offering.”
Byron local, Adam Drage will oversee the venue, but the team is looking for a highly experienced bar manager and other qualified staff. The venue is located at 6 Lawon Street, Byron Bay.
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