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Lakeland House Restaurant

Near Tokaanu, right on the lake’s edge at the southern end, you’ll find excellent food, service and atmosphere.

Serving à la carte dishes in this same stunning setting, book now for lunch or dinner, or just call in for coffee and cake. See below a sample of our scrumptious menus.


Garlic flute



Bruschetta served with fresh vine tomato and a hint of basil



Four delicate smoked salmon blinis



Six black mammoth olives & feta served with toasted garlic ciabatta



Gourmet breads served with pesto and dips



Seafood teaser

A selection of seafood starters including smoked salmon, thai chilli mussels, squid, scallops & prawns served with chargrilled ciabatta




Seafood Chowder

King prawn, green-lipped mussels and fresh fish bound in a milky white wine veloute’ served with toasted focaccia



Herbed Tomato Soup   *GF

served with toasted focaccia



Green lipped mussel curry chowder

served with toasted focaccia





Thai Prawn and Scallop Salad   *GF

A platter of king prawns, scallops, cherry tomato with mesclun greens, splashed with a Thai chilli vinaigrette



Smoked Salmon Salad   *GF

Smoked salmon, pesto and ricotta resting on salad greens with Italian glaze



Greek Salad   *GF

Black mammoth olives, creamy feta, vine tomato, fresh origanum with Italian glaze




Spaghetti Mediterrano                          

$18.50 entrée        $26.50 main

Smoked salmon, olives in a rich tomato & basil sauce topped with parmesan cheese


Vegetarian Spaghetti Mediterrano   

$18.50 entrée        $26.50 main

Italian vegetables tossed in a rich tomato sauce with herbs and topped with parmesan cheese



$19.50 entrée        $29.50 main

Breast of chicken panned with garlic and cream, bound with an authentic Neapolitan pesto sauce topped with parmesan cheese


Classic Carbonara                                     

$19.50 entrée        $29.50 main

Smoked ham and button mushrooms tossed with fresh fettuccine in a creamy garlic sauce topped with parmesan cheese


Seafood Marinara                                    

$19.50 entrée        $29.50 main

A medley of fresh seafood with fettuccine and garden herbs in a creamy garlic sauce topped with parmesan cheese


Penne Pasta                                                           

$19.50 entrée        $29.50 main

Smoked chicken, chorizo and mushroom in a cream sauce topped with parmesan cheese

Main Fare

Chicken Breast Supreme   *GF

Filled with a roasted garlic, brie and herb stuffing, served with seasonal vegetables




Snapper   *GF

Pan-fried snapper resting on seasonal vegetables topped with hollandaise and served with Cajun tiger prawns



Angus Black Aged Beef Fillet   *GF

Beef fillet with roasted red pepper and garlic topped with red onion jam served with seasonal vegetables topped with hollandaise



Venison   *GF

Venison medallions resting on Italian char-grilled vegetable salad, drizzled with honey and balsamic dressing topped with hollandaise



Lamb   *GF

Herb mustard crust Lamb rack resting on seasonal vegetables topped with a tomato and red pepper jus with hollandaise



Vanilla Panna Cotta   *GF                          

A light silky cream dessert with seasonal fruit




Tiramisu cream resting a masala and espresso soaked sponge



Double Chocolate Brownie   *GF                                           

A very moist rich dark chocolate brownie with dark chocolate sauce



Sticky Date Pudding                                                                                 

With butterscotch sauce, served with a maple & walnut ice-cream



Lemon and coconut syrup cake   *GF        

Served with Greek yogurt



New York Baked Cheesecake                                                               

Served with fresh fruit and Chantilly cream



Ice Creams                                                                                                

Selection of Kapiti New Zealand Ice-cream



Cheeseboard for 2                                                           

Served with a selection of Kapiti cheese, olives and crostini



Brandy Snaps                                                                                              

Two brandy snaps served with cream


*GF - Gluten Free

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Opening hours

Open 7 days a week,
10.00am-3pm for lunch &
6.00pm-Late for dinner

Bookings essential,
phone 07 3866 442. 


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