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Lake House

King Street
Daylesford VIC 3460
Tel : +61 3 5348 3329
Fax : +61 3 5348 3995
License: Fully Licensed (no BYO)
Price Range: $$$$
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Awarded Two Chef Hats -The Age Good Food Guide 2013
Renowned across the country, The Lake House is the brainchild of Chef Alla Wolf Tasker. With stunning views of Lake Daylesford, the dining room of this elegant restaurant features expansive windows and outdoor terrace, perfect for a pre-dinner tipple. The Lake House also offers accommodation, an on-site spa and is the venue of choice for various food events and cooking classes.

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Daylesford is about 115 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range
In the kitchens, a talented team produces cutting edge, modern Australian cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal and regional ingredients. All items on the daily menus – ranging from the breakfast patisseries, bread rolls, charcuterie, preserves, smoked goods, chocolates and petit fours – are made on the premises. A local network of growers and suppliers, provides the best and choicest regional produce. This includes chestnuts, wild mushrooms, many specialty species of potato, rabbits, venison, ducks, free-range chickens and eggs, smoked local freshwater trout, lamb and beef. The local Swiss-Italian delicacy, bullboar sausage, is also frequently found on the Lake House menu. Similarly, the Lake House wine list is regionally based and contains many gems from small, Central Victorian boutique wineries as well as selected vintages and grand marques from around the world.

The Lake House cellar room facility provides the opportunity for an intimate gathering of up to 14 guests to experience an evening of sublime indulgence – a degustation dinner of some of Alla Wolf Tasker’s most finely crafted dishes, a progression of superlative wines chosen by the sommelier and the ultimate in dedicated impeccable service in a beautiful setting. The room with its solid American Oak table handcrafted by local artist Greg Stirling and its bottle-lined walls is softly lit and provides a view through a large window into the long term cellaring area. A restaurant within a restaurant, the Cellar Room because of its size, allows the showcasing of regional produce wines sometimes available only in limited supply. The exclusive private atmosphere offers the perfect environment for a corporate occasion or special function and is also available for tutored wine tastings with some of the regional wine makers
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 Awarded Two Chef Hats
The Age Good Food Guide 2010-2013

 Regional Wine List of the Year
The Age Good Food Guide 2012.

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Lake House - User Reviews

Nino Eran:

The food was terrific, 2 out of 3. The main (egg) was the only thing with room to improve. This is more suitable to be an entree. The smoked eel entree was the best I've ever had in any restaurant! The pork was a great main, and the peanut butter parfait is truly remarkable. The whole customer service experience was also good, except none of the staff members knew about the best restaurants gift card, which we ended up not using. This minor detail was disappointing, but we would still recommend this classy restaurant in lovely  17/12/2012

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Beautiful view, great service and wonderful presentation! I had the tasting menu for lunch. It's delicious. But the taste can be  12/07/2012

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