Dining at the Great Lake Hotel

Chef Paul Foreman brings a wealth of experience and passion to the Great Lake Hotel. Having worked extensively around the country and internationally, in top-rated restaurants through to local institutions, Paul’s love of local produce has brought him to Tasmania’s Central Highlands where fish, game and the freshest of ingredients are close at hand.

Dining with us is an experience of country pub-style food with a contemporary twist.

The Great Lake Hotel is open seven days a week, from 10am to 9pm Sunday to Thursday, and 10am to midnight on Friday and Saturday.

Lunch is served between 12pm and 2:30pm and Dinner is served between 5:30pm and 8pm.

Great Lake Hotel Menu


Cheese Pizza with aioli. 8 slices V$14

Ciabatta with plain or whipped Parmesan and paprika butter CBV$9

Starters – go solo or share

Soup of the day$12

Wedges ‘Fully Loaded’ with crisp bacon, cheese sauce and green onions CBV, GF$15

Buttermilk Chicken Wings ‘Bush Dusted’ with hot sauce and crisp celery (each) GF$1ea

Togarashi Squid With slaw, Sriracha Kewpie mayo and crisp rice noodles GF Starter$15 Main$24

Smoked Trout, Dill and Caper Croquettes With house-made pickles and lime aioli$16


Spaghetti Carbonara Tender spaghetti, smoked bacon, parmesan cheese, cream, garlic and cracked black pepper $23

Chicken Schnitzel Panko crumbed and served with rustic fries, garden salad and your choice of sauce$26

Chicken Parmigiana Panko crumbed and served with rustic fries and garden salad$28

Drunken Chicken Baked chicken supreme with roasted sweet potato mash, fresh vegetables and a mushroom, grain mustard and green ginger wine cream sauce GF$31

Classic Fish & Chips Beer battered white fish served with rustic fries, garden salad, mushy peas and tartare sauce$29

Whole Fried Rainbow Trout With Korean BBQ sauce, Vietnamese salad and fried rice GF$33

Highland Kangaroo Pattie Tender Kangaroo patties flavored with bush pepper, bay, garlic, and salt bush. Served with mash and fresh vegetables.$29

Garlic Marinated Eggplant Parmigiana Crumbed with panko and parmesan cheese, served on napoli sauce with crumbled feta, fresh herbs and roast vegetables V$23

Porterhouse Steak (300g) With rustic fries, garden salad and your choice of sauce GF$33
Replace salad with roasted vegetables add $2

Bangers & Mash Two grilled Venison sausages served with whisky mustard and onion gravy, creamy mashed potatoes and roasted vegetables$25

Grilled Wallaby Topside Served with garlic mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables with a bacon and mushroom red wine cream sauce GF$33

Double Cheese Burger Two beef patties with house-made pickles, cheese, caramelized onions, ketchup and American mustard on grilled milk buns with rustic fries $21

Pizza off the stone

Woodfired pizza base finished on our sizzling hot stone!

Onion, garlic, napoli sauce and mozzarella cheese$18

Highland Ozzie
Ashgrove cheddar cheese, napoli sauce, Boks bacon, free range egg and confit mushroom$20

BBQ Pork
Crispy pork belly, lap cheong, green onions, cream cheese, mozzarella and togarashi spice $20


Roasted vegetables$8
Rustic fries$8
Fresh buttered vegetables$6
Garden salad$6
Garlic mashed potatoes$6



Parmesan and paprika butter$2.50


Cheese Plate
Tasmanian Brie, Blue & Cheddar with fresh fruit, nuts, fruit paste and crackers$28

Eton Mess
Soft meringue, cardamom cream, berry compote and vanilla bean ice cream $10

Double Chocolate Brownie
Served with hazelnut cream, praline and vanilla bean ice cream $10

Sundae Everyday!
Vanilla bean ice cream with your choice of toppings: whipped cream, marshmallows, crushed nuts, praline and sugar wafer cone $10

CBVcan be vegetarian
GFgluten free