The Ugly Duckling is a stylish table service cocktail and wine bar in the heart of Swan Street, Richmond, Victoria. Its the perfect destination for midweek drinks, date night or a night out on the town for cocktails. Renowned for our bespoke cocktail list featuring aperitivo style drinks, traditional martinis, signature recipes, and seasonal classics for constant inspiration. Stocked with over 200+ of the finest local and international spirits and liqueurs, with a specific focus on gin and whiskey. Our wine list has been specially curated with an emphasis on Victorian wineries, Italian and European varietals. As an accompaniment, a selection of antipasto style food is available including marinated olives, freshly sliced charcuterie and cheese platters.



“everything about this bar is so tasteful you’d better not rock up in your runners. Bring your boss, your parents, or someone you’re trying to impress and watch this little duck fly”

– The Age