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Lake House

4 King St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
+61 3 5348 3329
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4 King St, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What was to be a celebration dinner was memorable for all the wrong reasons. The service was actually a disservice. Such a significant time elapsed between ordering & being served the wine that we had to actually ask for a food menu. The response was...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 1 week ago

To start with I thought I might have a problem asking the sommelier of this well known and highly regarded 2 hatted restaurant if I could bring along a favourite bottle of imported red, particularly as they have a large and well stocked cellar. Obviously...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a four course lunch an a Saturday afternoon and it was a excellent. Really interesting plates like the scallop and tartare, we had the share lumb dish and it was the best I have had in a long time. Great service, very friendly and...More

Thank Rhys M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting, great location 1.5hr away from Melbourne. The restaurant is good and the wine list extensive. The room, well appointed and designed. Not sure what one can do about mosquitoes... I have been chasing them all night....

Thank piancov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was on the bucket list and it didn't disappoint. Lovely location, outlook and well considered menu. The food was beautiful and well presented with excellent service from the waiter and sommelier. The Friday night was busy with several large groups so the ambiance -...More

Thank peppersnaps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a gourmet 2 day break so had both an a la carte and degustation meal included in the package. Our first night a la carte meal was a little underwhelming. While the food was beautifully cooked, presented and served it felt rather...More

Thank Missi0nary
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I cannot fault this restaurant. The surroundings are picturesque. The interior of restaurant beautifully arranged. Service excellent and the food was stunning. Prices high but for what you receive this is to be expected.

Thank Jennye J
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The Lake House is a truly beautiful venue with scrumptious food and great service. We shared the lamb which was very good, dessert was also a highlight. Definitely an occasion restaurant for celebrating.. enjoy!

Thank TaniaP01
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Birthday Lunch, i was most excited. The decor and setting is lovely, and view of Lake beautiful. Unfortunately i felt the actual Menu, although described in great detail, not overly exciting, different or tasty. A 3 course lunch, which i thought overly complicated in its...More

Thank Lyn C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Second visit dining at The Lakehouse Restaurant and again it was fantastic. I took my daughter because although a bit pricey and portions on the small size the taste, service, food presentation and atmosphere makes this restaurant one that everyone should sample.

Thank Chowar
Larissa W, Manager at Lake House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank-you for sharing your experience. We love that you brought your daughter and hope you will both return to visit again soon.

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12 September 2017|
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Response from Truffles0801 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual I would imagine would be the go.
24 July 2017|
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Response from ERIC L | Reviewed this property |
You got the answer from 2 other contributors - and I confirm. Regards - ERIC
6 January 2017|
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Response from GAHunt | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn't stay there, just went for dinner which was outstanding.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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