Food and Wine
An assortment of menus at Lake House - ranging from simple fare to elaborate multicourse tasting menus are all based on the Lake House kitchen philosophy of working from the ground up and with the best available seasonal produce. Contemporary dishes, inspire even the savviest and most well travelled palates.
Breakfast, lunches and dinners are had in the beautiful Lake House dining room – airy and with glorious views by day and moodily lit and romantic by night. Grab a seat by the bar for your cocktails of choice. Order room service for your suite or for your fireside chair in the comfortable guest lounge. In warmer months the restaurant’s outdoor terraces overlooking the lake are full of diners enjoying the stellar food in the beautiful al fresco setting.
Private dining for groups is available in their short term cellar room. Perfect for family groups and special occasions, the locally crafted hand adzed oak table seats up to 16 guests.
Other private facility dining for larger groups is also available
Their offsite sister café Wombat Hill House offers casual fare in a magical setting in the midst of Daylesford’s beautiful botanic gardens, high on a hill overlooking the village. It’s a great place for a stroll.
THE CELLAR: The award winning Lake House wine lists boasts an impressive 1000 labels and the cellar houses almost 10,000 bottles. The short term cellar doubles as an area for wine tasting and also private dining. Engagement with their team of sommeliers and wine specialists is a popular pastime for guests. Tastings of specialty boutique local wines and highly regarded Australian labels are available.
COOKING SCHOOL: Learn from some of Australia's most interesting chefs, producers, growers & winemakers plus get hands on tuition in contemporary cooking techniques from senior chefs of the award winning Lake House kitchen team. Check out the 2017 Lake House Cooking School Calendar of events.
LAKE HOUSE: A CULINARY JOURNEY IN COUNTRY AUSTRALIA - BOOK BY ALLA WOLF-TASKER AM
In this lavish volume, Alla shares her experiences, philosophies and food. More than 100 recipes reflect her Russian Heritage, her love of the styles and elegance of Europe and her own interpretation of today's culinary trends. Dishes celebrate the seasons and produce is discussed with lively authority and anecdotes.
This much-loved record of Alla's third decade at Lake House is now a collector's item.