LENZERHEIDE RESTAURANT
Adelaide, SA

2010 Restaurants & Catering - Awards for Excellence - Restaurant and Catering SA Awards for Excellence - 2010
Lenzerheide restaurant, once renowned for fine dining Swiss cuisine, the Lenzerheide of Hawthorn now exhibits some modern Australian flavours, in a relaxed environment. Traditional dish Bundnerfleisch remains, in equally stayed-still-in-time surrounds, but nowadays these fine slices of air dried beef sit alongside Panko crumbed oysters with wasabi tobiko (fish roe) and Japanese mayo.
Opening Times
 MTWTFSS
Lunch
Dinner
Address:

146 Belair Road
Suburb:
Hawthorn
Contact:
Tel: +61 8 8373 3711
Cuisine:
European, International
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
$$$$ = Mains under $20
$$$$ = Mains $20 - $30
$$$$ = Mains $30 - $40
$$$$ = Mains over $40
License:
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
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Its prices still situate Lenzerheide as a special occasion place and if you are hoping for the ambience to have remained the same, you will not be disappointed. No drastic d├ęcor changes reside in the dining room of this 1890s mansion. A centre atrium adds a casual air to this elegant eatery, opened over two decades ago. In its heyday it accumulated more awards than you could poke a fondue fork at. Beautiful function rooms can still be enjoyed with garden views of the grounds, and now high teas for business, pleasure or pleasurable business.
Executive Chef Mark Gaston has been at the burners for more than ten years. His rethought menu retains Chateaubriand with its beef tenderloin and asparagus sauced indulgently with bordelaise and hollandaise. Those hunting a classic duck a l'orange can now aim at either a roasted breast with fennel, mizuna, sticky orange and star anise balsamic reduction, or a twice roasted half Muscovy duckling with black current demi glaze and red wine poached baby pears. Duck fat and saffron roast potatoes seem a likely side, although rest assured traditional Swiss roschti with its thickly grated fried potatoes is still close by. Lenzerheide's cellar remains in place, as does its much loved doodle. For dessert many still adore asking for the crepe with vanilla bean ice cream, warmed chocolate sauce and pouring cream.
Roz Taylor
This restaurant has not scheduled any events.
FUNCTION MENU
Please contact the restaurant for further information.
MAX SEATING
140 pax
Award Winning / Hatted
Function for 50-100
High Tea / Tearooms
Historic Building
Parking
Private Dining Room
Suitable for Families with children
Suitable for Functions
Suitable for Groups of 10
Suitable for Product launches
Suitable for Weddings
Awards
This restaurant does not have any awards.
146 Belair Road
Hawthorn SA 5062
Near Mitcham Girls High School, on Belair Road.
CHEF RECOMMENDATIONS
There are no recommendations for this restaurant.
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LeeR - 4/05/2013
My absolute favourite restaurant for special occasions. I'm an office worker, and my husband is a tradie. We love this restaurant because, although the food is expensive, it's worth our money. Also, a big plus is that we are made to feel so welcome. It is fine dining but with a homely touch. I can thoroughly recommend Lenzerheide for a special occasion.
Michael Veigli - 1/01/2012
As a previous visitor I was looking for a classy New Year's Eve with my wife. As always, the staff were friendly, attentive and relaxed despite a full house. The oysters were fresh and made a great start. Air dried beef carpaccio was a let down, not in quantity as there was almost too much, but it was not carpaccio, just slices of semi dried beef and served too thick. The warm fresh bread with butter was hard to resist. Mains of barramundi unfortunately was bland with unimaginative mash and beans. Should have gone with the special of seafood platter which looked fantastic. Dessert was nice. My main criticism though relates to atmosphere. This venue has in the past been a ``posh`` restaurant, classical music, classy setting but their failure to enforce an acceptable dress code meant we were sitting with a bunch of people in shorts, tee shirts and torn jeans. Our meals were rushed and considering we went there expecting to celebrate midnight, we were done by 11 pm. Sorry Lenzerheide.....a big let down on this occasion.
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