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Lake House

4 King St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 3 5348 3329
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4 King St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected this restaurant for my birthday dinner after reading about it in The Selector magazine and it was fabulous. From the moment we walked in (on a very chilly night) we were looked after by the various staff members and had a wonderful evening....More

Thank the_stoddarts
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have just finished the most beautiful lunch at Lakehouse. From the moment we arrived and were warmly greeted at the door, to the moment we left we were treated like royalty. We started with excellent cocktails on the deck overlooking the...More

Thank Leanne R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner at the Lake House restaurant was the perfect end to our week away in Daylesford. I'd booked the restaurant months in advance; being a self-confessed foodie I'd been so excited to experience the food and the atmosphere, and I certainly wasn't disappointed. We opted...More

Thank Jem H
Larissa W, Manager at Lake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for visiting our house on the lake and for sharing your experience. We hope to see you back again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have travelled extensively in France but I have never had as good a French meal as I had at Lake House's restaurant.

Thank WernMachine
Larissa W, Manager at Lake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for sharing your experience. We hope to see you back.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hardly feel I need to review, but need to complete the weekend package. The Lakehouse is one of the best regional restaurants in Australia for a good reason. Exceptional service and some of the most creative and delicious food we have tasted in a long...More

Thank Rob G
Larissa W, Manager at Lake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you. We love what we do and it's wonderful to receive the feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is always difficult to visit a restaurant with such high expectation and not be disappointed but you won't be at the Lake House the service and food were impeccable! We had a la carte and stand out dishes included the Wild Caught Kingfish cured...More

Thank Janey1O1
Larissa W, Manager at Lake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank-you for sharing your experience. We're delighted that you enjoyed your meal and your stay with us. Wishing you safe travels and we hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most unprofessional hospitality staff I have ever encountered. From the moment we sat down, we were faced with inappropriate looks from the so called ‘supervisor’ because our table of 11 was talking amongst themselves and he was getting annoyed that we wanted to order...More

1  Thank Michelle S
Larissa W, Manager at Lake House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We have responded to your direct communication.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice as part of an accommodation package. One night was a degustation meal with matched wines and the 2nd was an a la carte menu. Both meals were tasty but to me posh food gets too complicated and sometimes I get lost...More

Thank btandrmb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly the good bits; the views and setting is fantastic, including the decor and ambience, very nice. We were also greeted warmly and the waiter gave us a good wine recommendation (the sommelier wasn't there when we asked but popped up later). My duck main...More

1  Thank Ken and Annie B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Had the 8 course Tasting Menu over lunch. Service, setting, and quality of food was fantastic. Only disappointment was the venison, but that was moreso because venison is not our thing. Otherwise it was an absolutely highly recommended dining experience for anyone visiting the town.

Thank jubey
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Questions & Answers
3 July 2018|
Response from KBUZ74 | Reviewed this property |
I think our bill was about $400 with drinks for 2 of us If you look on their website it does have starting prices We had the 4 courses and this says starting from $125, I do think it was around that price each and then... More
27 June 2018|
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Response from saltandpepper1000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, sorry about the late reply............ Both in the restaurant and the private room Enjoy !!!
Shar L
25 February 2018|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
there serves are restaurant size .make sure you have a big lunch before dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 81
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 King St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Daylesford
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5348 3329
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Lake House
In the kitchens, a talented young team under the guidance of Owner and Executive Chef Alla Wolf- Tasker works from the ground up producing cutting edge, modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal and regional ingredients. The kitchen creates most items on the daily menu from the ground up – ranging from bread, charcuterie, preserves, smoked goods, chocolates and more.
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