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.

*Corona Virus Stage 2 Restrictions
The Hotel and bottle shop is now open from Thursday – Sunday with specific sitting times for lunch and dinner, and for seated drinks and light snacks at all other times (ex Sun).
Patrons numbers are strictly limited, and booking is advised for lunch and dinner.

We will no longer be offering take away meals, however the Great Lake General Store is offering some heated meal options.

Lunch Sittings (1.5hr)
FRI, SAT, SUN 12pm – 3:15pm

Dinner Sittings (1.5hr)
THU, FRI & SAT 5:30pm – 8:45pm

THU-SUN during all opening hours.

Restaurant Menu


Chilli/Cheese Bread
whipped butter with fresh sambal, cheese- toasted$12

Garlic/Cheese Bread
whipped garlic butter, cheese- toasted$12

Seafood Chowder
garnished with herbed croutons & bacon soil$18

Garlic Prawns
saffron scented garlic cream sauce, steamed rice$19

Tennessee Chicken wings (6)
served with slaw & ranch sauce$16

Potato Wedges
served with sour cream & sweet chilli sauce$12

Rustic Fries
light dusting of chicken salt$8


Sticky Date Pudding
served warm with vanilla bean ice cream & whipped cream $12

Meringue Nest
filled with macerated mixed berries and browned praline $12


Garlic Prawns
saffron scented garlic cream sauce, steamed rice$34

Chicken Schnitzel
rustic fries & garden salad or a warm potato salad & veg$26

Chicken Parmigiana
rustic fries & garden salad or a warm potato salad & veg$28

Eggplant Parmigiana
panko crumbed eggplant, napoli sauce,
crumbled feta and roast vegetables$24

Braised Lamb Shank
red wine, garlic & rosemary sauce, mash potato$28

Battered Flathead
rustic fries, garden salad, tartare sauce & lemon$25

Porterhouse Steak
choice of salad and rustic fries OR a warm potato salad & veg$32

Beef Stroganoff
steamed rice, toasted ciabatta$27

Works Burger
beef, bacon, egg, onions, lettuce, tomato,
cheese, carrot, beetroot & rustic fries $24

Meat Lovers Pizza
chicken, ham, bacon, chorizo, beef, BBQ sauce$20

mushroom, pepper and gravy$2.5