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Bellevue on the Lakes, 201 The Esplanade,Lakes Entrance VIC
Took a long time to be seated although restaurant was very quiet. Our table along the window was pleasent, overlooking the main road and the boats afar. Service needs some work. yes i am being hard on this restaurant, but theyu boast a chef hat at the reception of the hotel, so it needs to be good. Waiter was friendly but not at all up to speed with the wine list or what was in the food. Most dishes are seafood and are beautifully presented but miss the punch on flavour. A very expensive night, costing us $220 for the evening v's $170 we spent the Floating Dragon for a massive feed.
Menu says dish comes with muscles.. Dish arrives with muscle. Ordered ravioli entree . Received raviolo. They seam to have a problem with plurals. and the atmoshpere is like an elevator in a morge. Food ok.
Good food. Great service. Loved it
Fresh seafood at it's best! A little pricey though...
My wife and myself celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary here last night. Having dined at several "hatted" restaraunts, we agreed it was probably our best dining experience for the last twelve months. Murray was particularly sensitive to my wife's gluten free requirements and nothing was too much trouble. A highly recommended destination.
Full of seaside charm, the Lakes Entrance has a huge draw including The Boathouse Restaurant and Lounge Bar, situated on ground level of Bellevue on the Lakes on The Esplanade. Affording charming views of the local fishing fleet and foreshore, the serene setting will put you at ease whether you're enjoying coffee, a full meal or a cocktail from the bar. Soothing music and the delectable aroma of fresh fine cuisine will have you basking in the restaurant's stylish surrounds. Perhaps start with Tasmanian salmon tataki lightly seared then marinated in oyster sauce and sesame oil, served with wasabi paste and micro herbs, followed by grain fed beef eye fillet served with black truffles, duck foie gras, roasted turned potato and a rich beef double reduction.
Local John Dory served with summer potatoes, tomatoes, local asparagus and baby onions with
caper crème fraiche
THE BOATHOUSE RESTAURANT LOOK & FEELWith seasonal menus and 90% of all produce sourced locally, patrons not only dine at The Boathouse, they linger just a little longer. Their interior features floor to ceiling windows for you to enjoy the remarkable view; there are three rooms in total with an open plan concept.Stylish and slightly formal, decorated in cream and brown tones and with large old black and white photos of lakes lining the entrance, The Boathouse is pristine. Crisp white tablecloths with white napkins, Luigi Bormioli blown crystal glasses, and stylish cutlery await you.A formal but friendly place, The Boathouse is everything you're looking for in a local establishment or when passing through.
Though the continental buffet breakfast awaits you for $12, there are many dishes available on their own, as you prefer. If you're in the mood for a hearty cooked breakfast, this is available to you, with or without the buffet.
Your favourite entrees and mains are available to you via room service, so you can enjoy The Boathouse Restaurant's satisfying dishes in the comforts of your own room. If it's dessert you're craving, consider the savoury cheese selects or creme brulee.
Continental and buffet breakfasts available; tea break options, lunch, cocktail, and dinner menus are also on the list of possibilities. For dinner, consider the buffet or a tailored table d'hote menu.
Butter Poached Blue Eye on wilted spinach with spring vegetables and herb butter sauce. Recipe serves 4.
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