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 3 Restrictions

The Hotel and bottle shop are now open 7 Days with specific sitting times for Lunch and Dinner, as well as our delicious new Brunch on Sundays. We also offer seated drinks, coffee and cakes at all other times.
Patrons numbers are strictly limited, and booking is strongly advised for all meal sittings.

We will no longer be offering take away meals, however the Great Lake General Store has a range of heated snack and meal options, and you are more than welcome to bring these into the hotel to enjoy with your drinks outside of set meal times.

Lunch Sittings - 7 Days
12pm – 2:30pm

Dinner Sittings - 7 Days
5:30pm – 8:30pm

Bottleshop
Take away drinks are available during Hotel opening hours.

Great Lake Hotel Menu

Main Menu (Monday-Wednesday) - click here

 

STARTERS - GO SOLO OR SHARE

Garlic Cheese Bread $12


Seafood Chowder
Thick, creamy bacon and potato soup with scallops, prawns, squid and whitefish served with bacon crumb and green onions.$18


Terracotta Nachos GF
House fried corn chips, layered with chilli con carne, mozzarella, cheddar, baked in terracotta with sour cream and guacamole.
$16


Scallops Kilpatrick
Half shell Tasmanian scallops glazed with a bacon, Worcestershire and brandy sauce, served with lemon wedge and petite salad.$23


Korean Fried Squid GF
Crispy fried squid, seasoned with Togarashi spices, sesame and garlic finished with a toasted nigella seed and maple dressing. $17


 

MAINS

Highland Venison Stroganoff
Traditional dish of local venison, mushrooms, onions, garlic and sour cream, served with buttered jasmine rice, fresh vegetables and green onions. $25


Double Cheeseburger
Double beef patties, double American cheese, pickles, ketchup and toasted Turkish buns served with beer battered onion rings and rustic fries.$23


Polenta Crusted Grilled Cauliflower V
Crumbed and deep fried with cumin beurre noisette, herbed quinoa, pumpkin puree, blistered cherry tomatoes. $23


Classic Fish and Chips
Beer battered white fish served with mushy peas, rustic fries, garden salad and homemade tartare sauce. $26


Classic Chicken Schnitzel
Course crumbed chicken breast served with rustic fries and garden salad. $26


Classic Chicken Parmigiana
Crumbed chicken schnitzel topped with Napoli sauce, mozzarella and cheddar cheese $28


Porterhouse 300g CBGF
Grilled to your liking with either rustic fries and salad OR fresh vegetables, Idaho potato and your choice of sauce. $33


 

KIDS

Fish Bites
Battered whitefish with rustic fries and garden salad. $12


Chicken Tenders
Crumbed chicken tenders with rustic fries and garden salad.$12


Pasta Alfredo
Rigatoni pasta tossed through a cheesy cream sauce. $12


Cheeseburger
Served with onion rings. $12


*Children aged 12 and under only

 

SIDES

Rustic Fries$8
Garden Salad GF$6
Fresh Vegetables GF$6
Idaho Potato GF$6
Buttered Jasmine Rice $6
Beer Battered Onion Rings $6


 

SAUCES ALL GF

Mushroom, Peppercorn, Creamy Garlic, Gravy, Garlic and Plain or Herb Butter. $3


 

DESSERT

Blueberry butter sponge
with berry sauce, double cream.$12


Passionfruit curd meringue GF
with toffee popcorn, strawberry sherbet and Persian floss. $12


Banana Split CBGF
with toasted banana bread, banana ice cream, marshmallows, cream, nuts and topping. $12


Cake of the Day GF options available
Ask staff for today’s selection.$8


Cookie of the Day GF options available
Ask staff for today’s selection.$4.5


V - vegetarian
CBV - can be vegetarian
GF - gluten free
CBGF - can be gluten free

Main Menu (Thursday-Sunday) - click here

 

STARTERS - GO SOLO OR SHARE

Garlic Cheese Bread $12


Highlands High Tin Loaf
Hot, crusty mini high tin loaf served with creamed herb and plain butter. $10


Seafood Chowder
Thick, creamy bacon and potato soup with scallops, prawns, squid and whitefish served with bacon crumb and green onions.$18


Caesar Salad CBV CBGF
Classic salad of Iceberg lettuce, garlic croutons, candied bacon and poached egg with parmesan wafer and anchovy dressing.$20
Add crumbed chicken$24


Terracotta Nachos GF
House fried corn chips, layered with chilli con carne, mozzarella, cheddar, baked in terracotta with sour cream and guacamole.
$16


Tennessee Chicken Ribs
Succulent chicken ribs marinated in buttermilk, garlic and turmeric flash fried and dusted with a smokehouse seasoning blend and ranch slaw. $17


Korean Fried Squid GF
Crispy fried squid, seasoned with Togarashi spices, sesame and garlic finished with a toasted nigella seed and maple dressing. $17


Garlic Tiger Prawns GF
Sautéed prawn cutlets finished in a sauce of garlic, brandy and cream, served with buttered jasmine rice and green onions. E $24, M $32


Scallops Kilpatrick
Half shell Tasmanian scallops glazed with a bacon, Worcestershire and brandy sauce, served with lemon wedge and petite salad.$23


 

MAINS

Lake Roo Patties
Local kangaroo with fresh herbs, spices and beetroot, served with onion gravy, Idaho potato and fresh vegetables. $26


Highland Venison Stroganoff
Traditional dish of local venison, mushrooms, onions, garlic and sour cream, served with buttered jasmine rice, fresh vegetables and green onions. $25


Double Cheeseburger
Double beef patties, double American cheese, pickles, ketchup and toasted Turkish buns served with beer battered onion rings and rustic fries.$23


Polenta Crusted Grilled Cauliflower V
Crumbed and deep fried with cumin beurre noisette, herbed quinoa, pumpkin puree, blistered cherry tomatoes. $23


Drunken Irish Chicken Breast GF
Baked chicken supreme, served with idaho potato, fresh greens and a creamy mushroom, grain mustard and green ginger wine sauce. $33


Rainbow Trout Almondine GF
Whole rainbow trout, pan fried with toasted almonds, Ashgrove butter, parsley and lemon, served with Idaho potatoes, garden salad OR fresh vegetables. $34


Classic Fish and Chips
Beer battered white fish served with mushy peas, rustic fries, garden salad and homemade tartare sauce. $26


Porterhouse 300g CBGF
Grilled to your liking with either rustic fries and salad OR fresh vegetables, Idaho potato and your choice of sauce. $33


 

THE SCHNITZEL

Classic Chicken Schnitzel
Course crumbed chicken breast served with rustic fries and garden salad. $26


Classic Chicken Parmigiana
Crumbed chicken schnitzel topped with Napoli sauce, mozzarella and cheddar cheese $28


Classic Schnitzel Mornay
Scallops, whitefish, squid, and prawns in a rich mornay sauce of mustard, white wine, cream and garlic.$34


 

KIDS

Fish Bites
Battered whitefish with rustic fries and garden salad. $12


Chicken Tenders
Crumbed chicken tenders with rustic fries and garden salad.$12


Pasta Alfredo
Rigatoni pasta tossed through a cheesy cream sauce. $12


Cheeseburger
Served with onion rings. $12


*Children aged 12 and under only

 

SIDES

Rustic Fries$8
Garden Salad GF$6
Fresh Vegetables GF$6
Idaho Potato GF$6
Buttered Jasmine Rice $6
Beer Battered Onion Rings $6


 

SAUCES ALL GF

Mushroom, Peppercorn, Creamy Garlic, Gravy, Garlic and Plain or Herb Butter. $3


 

DESSERT

Blueberry butter sponge
with berry sauce, double cream.$12


Passionfruit curd meringue GF
with toffee popcorn, strawberry sherbet and Persian floss. $12


Banana Split CBGF
with toasted banana bread, banana ice cream, marshmallows, cream, nuts and topping. $12


Cake of the Day GF options available
Ask staff for today’s selection.$8


Cookie of the Day GF options available
Ask staff for today’s selection.$4.5


V - vegetarian
CBV - can be vegetarian
GF - gluten free
CBGF - can be gluten free