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7 by the Lake

U 143 41 Eastlake Pde, Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6140 7040
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 143 41 Eastlake Pde, Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After some discussion with friends of the restaurants in the area, we opted for this place, right on the lake. I booked ahead of time for a table of 7 on a Tuesday night, but perhaps didn’t need to, as we were the only ones...More

Thank ModernWanderers
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The owner is hands on and really knows his menu. Ask him to order and he will bring you a spread fit for a king. Great location on the foreshore, lovely interior and the smells will stay with you for a long time. Wonderful

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to get a fish curry as a quick Sunday night takeaway. Picked this restaurant on the excellent reviews it had received. However it was overpriced for a takeaway, and the small serve of fish accompanied by many bones was a great disappointment. Maybe we...More

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food from start to finish. Friendly personal service. The Indian breads and Rotis and the tamarind chutney were particularly good. We will all be back.

Thank Clare B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

An enjoyable and tasty experience at this lake foreshore restaurant. Our waitress was attentive and friendly, and the food was authentic, satisfy and delivered in hearty proportions. Also good value for a lovely experience!

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

First timers to this place and absolutely loved it. Couldn't fault the food or the service. Their butter chicken was one of the best we've tasted, aromatic and lovely spices. The lamb dish we had also complemented it perfectly. It's a little pricier than the...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful dinner at "7 by the Lake Restaurant" in Canberra who has speciality in Indian vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. Great authentic tasty food and Lovely Staff. We love the Butter chicken and Garlic and cheese naan bread so good!!! In vegetarian...More

Thank rkpipalwa
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited here with some old friends that we needed to catch up with. Our welcome was very friendly, it took way to long to place an order or to get drinks. We were busy chatting so it didn't seem to matter. Having ordered we...More

Thank Paraffle
7bythelake, Owner at 7 by the Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback Paraffle. Could you please confirm the date of your visit. I noticed that you have posted your review yesterday, which is 2 months after you visited our restaurant, as per what you have mentioned in your post. Given the opportunity,...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017

Despite a small number of diners we waited a considerable time before we got our food. Food was disappointing and expensive. As we were checking our bill the owner approached and crossed out a wine charge. Confusing.

1  Thank Mook2
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The food selection here is based around seven regions of India with choices available from each within the menu structure - hence the reference to 7 in the restaurant name. Food quality is excellent and options are broad enough for everyone to find something that...More

Thank funkycolin69
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 24 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 143 41 Eastlake Pde, Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Australian Capital Territory  >  Canberra  >  Kingston
  • 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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