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Lake House

Address
Address:
King Street
Daylesford VIC 3460
Contact
Contact:
Tel : +61 3 5348 3329
Fax : +61 3 5348 3995
Chef
License: Fully Licensed (no BYO)
Chef
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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LOCATION
Daylesford is about 115 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range
DETAILS
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 Daylesford.review  17/12/2012

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Celia:

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

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AnnetteT:

Loved the Lake House, location is beautiful, and the food was delicious. It was a perfect treat for us to dine there with our daughter, who lives in Melbourne and well worth the drive. The slow cooked pork was succulent and melted in your mouth, truly delicious, dessert gingerbread ice cream with ginger pear was so tasty and mouth tingling. Would definitely recommend this restaurant, it’s not cheap but well worth visiting for the special occasion. We want to return for sure.review  27/06/2011

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Linda St.:

We (couple; 50 +) like it VERY much at the Lake House – for over 10 years now and minimum of twice per year which takes an altogether round trip of more then 300 km to get there!!! Many restaurants have got nice settings BUT the kitchen mediocre with poor ingredients (what are they doing to you?) Many restaurants have got a good kitchen BUT the setting is not quite pleasing so you think they will grow (money wise) and change eventually. HOWEVER The Lake House has got it ALL - bliss, heaven and paradise! AND matching service (at least most of the time when their 'L-platter's' are under suitable control!) May it stay like this - at least till our own lives end!review  03/05/2011

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