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The Entrance Lake House

€€ - €€€, , Gluten Free Options
1 Oakland Avenue | The Entrance, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
+61 2 4332 5253
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Closes in 29 min
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Oakland Avenue | The Entrance, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast there which was excellent with good coffee and fresh orange juice. The variety of dishes was also good. Staff were excellent and the position of the restaurant across the road from the water provided some entertainment of people trying to fish.

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant on a number of occasions over the years, and have always preferred the lunch offerings to those at dinner. Our last visit, though, was a bit disappointing. The menu for truly lunch options seems to have become more limited....More

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been to Lakehouse for quite a while, but decided to give new owner a go. On my morning walk popped in for coffee, it was busy with large table of 10 or so plus half a dozen other tables. I just wanted coffee and...More

Thank Ned58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food and wonderful staff. Ohh and AMAZING margaritas!!! We had a rather large group for my daughter's 25th and we just had a wonderful time.

Thank Christine L M
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant. The staff are friendly and low-key. They know what they are doing and went to a lot of effort to help us have a great night out. The food is fantastic. They make a seafood pasta that is rich, but...More

Thank Charles F
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This is a great place to eat and relax. The food is just so tasty and the variety is very good. The service is wonderful. If you have friends visiting the coast and you want to eat great food and enjoy a fine view of...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We ate here for dinner as family of 3. The staff were great maybe a a touch too eager but trying to provide a good service. We had oysters a salad and two mains one was the lamb shoulder special which was wonderfully tasty an...More

Thank T1NT1N
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had a fantastic night with our foodie friends from Melbourne. The food was fantastic and the bar tender went above and beyond to match our wine with our food selections. Highly recommended.

Thank Dcinet
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the lake house for dinner and wine tasting with my friend. It does require a booking prior however the staff are very accommodating and friendly. We ended up sitting at the best table of the restaurants overlooking the water. The new owner facilitates the...More

Thank Rachelle H
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I’m not a massive gambler but I don’t mind a flutter now and again, unlike British bookies, you can have bet, buy a drink and then watch the race on the tv. It was a good couple of hours well spent and enjoyable.

Thank Steve B
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Questions & Answers
26 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Tony W | Property representative |
Yes we can assist. Call Maila on 02 4332 5253.
22 November 2016|
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Response from Geoff G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about late reply been on a cruise This pub is a pub so don't think BYO would be appropriate But it is also a restaurant
10 July 2015|
Response from Tony W | Property representative |
High Tea Bookings… Initial High Tea booking must be for a minimum of 10 persons. Bookings for SMALLER GROUPS will then be taken thereafter. We will happily call smaller groups to confirm a High Tea booking has been taken... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Oakland Avenue | The Entrance, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  The Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4332 5253
  • E-mail
From the freshly ground coffee and home baked treats to our a-la-carte meals, High Teas, and finger foods, the emphasis at The Entrance Lake House when it comes to our food and beverages is on quality, freshness and taste - all enjoyed while savouring the ambience of The Entrance Lake House's beautifully restored interior and admiring the uninterrupted lake views. Our Chefs combine the freshest, seasonal produce (sourced locally whenever possible) to create mouthwatering, beautifully presented dishes that reflect our multicultural heritage and relaxed coastal lifestyle. We are fully licensed and cater to special dietary requirements and any theme to suit your special celebration, function or wedding. All menus feature our specially sourced range of quality coffees, teas and other beverages. Being fully licensed, we also boast an extensive wine list featuring a selection of local and imported reds, whites and sparkling wine varieties, beers and cocktails. If you are planning an event such as a wedding, a Christmas party, a special celebration or a corporate function, our Event Management Team will tailor a menu that perfectly aligns with your vision, your theme, your taste, your group size and your budget. Contact Us to book a table or to have a chat about how we can tailor a truly memorable event for your function, wedding or special celebration.
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