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The Entrance Lake House

) #5 of 57 Restaurants in The Entrance €€ - €€€ , , 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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“pork belly” (35 reviews)
“eggs benny” (9 reviews)
“high tea” (25 reviews)
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Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Oakland Avenue | The Entrance, The Entrance, New South Wales 2261, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food good service will be visiting next Month for a birthday party Great view right on the water will recommend going agin

Thank jesshill69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A delightful Sunday afternoon high tea here for my daughter's baby shower was a big success. Thirty of us had exclusive use of the upper room, with beautiful views of the lake and the tables were set perfectly... a real girly gathering! There was plenty...More

Thank Allambi1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a lovely restaurant in a great position. The staff were really friendly and we had great service. The meals were delicious and my partner said it was the best Sticky Date he'd ever tasted.

Thank joolia23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid $48 each for a Mothers Day high tea, after waiting 40 mins for the food to be bought out it was nothing but disappointment. The portion sizes were so small & our quiche was still raw. Had to ask the wait staff twice for...More

1  Thank savsarah
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food staff are outstanding and enjoyed a beautiful coffee with a view will definitely be visiting again

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My wife and I called in yesterday for a coffee whilst on a bike ride as it is in a great location and a very visually appealing restaurant The problem started when we finally found the entrance to the restaurant and noted the sign "please...More

1  Thank Ja D
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Service was odd from the moment we walked in. Waiter was polite however when we ordered our meal which was the Meat lovers platter noted as steak and ribs with baked potatoes he seemed surprised. Ordered chicken tenders as part of the kids menu and...More

1  Thank K3407AKinfo
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Worst experience I've ever had at a restaurant. They do not care about their customers experience just their money. Let's start at the beginning. Found this place with great reviews on yelp (load of lies) expecting to have a lovely lunch. We were sat and...More

2  Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Unless you like inedible food and being ignored by wait staff, avoid this place. And if you dare mention that there were any issues with the food prepare for the petulant child of an owner/chef to harass and belittle you. It's lucky he is the...More

3  Thank RebeccaFrith
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you like restaurants that have good food and good customer service then his place should be avoided. The owner/chef is rude and shows no attention to quality. I was visiting The Entrance and came here specifically because of the revues on Yelp. Sadly the...More

3  Thank SteveCrop
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hi just wondering can you cater for 90 - 100 people for a wedding and also is 10th june free as we had my daughters wedding booked at the glass house and when we contacted them today they emailed us back to say that they have to cancel all bookings due to court proceedings so we are in a bit of dilemma as there is only 6 weeks to wedding
26 April 2017|
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Response from Tony W | Property representative |
Yes we can assist. Call Maila on 02 4332 5253.
Just wondering if BYO is possible for a group of about 20? Thanks
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
Can High tea be booked for 6 people . Thanks
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$9 - US$26
Bar, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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