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7 by the Lake

U 143 41 Eastlake Pde, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6140 7040
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“raita” (4 reviews)
“sizzle plate” (2 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 143 41 Eastlake Pde, Canberra 2604, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great Indian food and fantastic service.This is the second time we have been to 7 By the Lake. The food was equally as good both times. We opted for the $45 banquet which provided a great selection of traditional Indian food. Several members of our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anniemay1932
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Started ok with the entrees but waited over 40 minutes for the main, which was a vegetarian curry and daal. The restaurant was cold and almost empty. When our rice finally appeared on the pass, the waitress stood leaning over it chatting to the kitchen...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Casstafarian
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Absolutely love this restaurant - the food is amazing with generous portions and the staff are very helpful... if they try warn that a dish is hot, proceed with caution! Love the regional variations in the dishes, and the great range. We booked a large...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank relaquarium
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I been to this restaurant twice now, both times in groups of 4 or 5 people. Everyone was very happy with their meals, whether they ordered fish, chicken or red meat. The food is varied - dishes from different regional cuisines with different levels of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Steve_1964_R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This restaurant by the water at Kingston was a real gem. We were keen to try different flavours (7 refers to the seven cuisine regions of India) and so were recommended the non-vegetarian platter to start. Oh wow. Such a surprise. Complex flavours, beautifully presented...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank lynn M
Reviewed 9 June 2018

At last an Indian restaurant that doesn't ask wether you would like your dish mild, medium or hot, just authentic. If you order a vindaloo you get a decent hot authentic curry as it should be. Service is great and it is in a great...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ged521
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Went for lunch as we had a $20 Dimmi voucher to use and it was a cold, windy and rainy Autumn day and at the Kingston Foreshore that pretty much equals miserable to the power of 10! We were the only diners which didn't help....More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Jacki D
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The food was good. We had a large group - there was way too much food but we had a big selection of food that went around the table. Their samosas were good but regretted eating that first - I was full. They have a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kciff
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My family and I recently had dinner at “7 by the lake”, at Kingston ACT. The service was great, the food was fantastic, and the price was fair. The location is wonderful. Well worth the visit.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank petergQ3162TJ
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Stylishly decorated restaurant, ideally located beside the lake at Kingston. Great selection of authentic, delicious Indian meals. Starfish very friendly and professional.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Joanne P
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Richard L
20 April 2018|
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It’s licensed so I’d call them to check.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 143 41 Eastlake Pde, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6140 7040
  • E-mail
7 by the Lake brings to you a selected variety of 7 different Indian cuisines from - Maharashtra, Bengal, Rajasthan, Goa, Gujarat, North India and South India. Our aim is to offer unmatched dining experience and our highly experienced chefs and trained staff are committed to offer you the best Indian culinary experience. ***** We are open on Valentine's Day: Tuesday, 14th Feb 2017 *****
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