Lake Burley Griffin and the Boat House restauraunt during Autumn

Boat House By The Lake, The

The Boat House by the Lake has been the go to spot for waterfront dining in Canberra for the last couple of decades. It remains a premier dining experience.

Chef John Leverink delivers impeccably plated modern Australian dishes with the freshest ingredients in elegant surroundings. Choose from four courses a la carte or a six plus course degustation. Luke Ardern keeps the floor running efficiently with an emphasis on friendly, professional, knowledgeable service

The extensive wine list features a sizeable selection of Canberra region wines, great labels from Australia's best regions and an impressive list of French champagnes.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Monday-Saturday 6.30-9pm

TYPE OF SERVICE

Restaurant or cafe

SERVICE

PRICE RANGE

Mains over $30

LIQUOR LICENSING

Fully licensed but no BYO

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #42 of 1,274 Places to Eat in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

A++ service

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The view at night is lovely, the lights reflecting on the lake are very pretty. The menu is fixed either four course or degustation with or without wine. Our group chose the four course which was...

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A terrific, and surprising, find in Canberra (of all places!)

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In a city not renowned in any field for best practice, innovation, or efficiency, this restaurant ticks all three boxes. Food was innovative, perfectly cooked, well balanced in flavours and textures...

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Very good

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Not my absolute favourite but it was good food. Food looks amazing, taste is great too. Service was lovely. Sunlight in the eyes as the sunset - was unfortunate. We sat with sunglasses on for...

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CUISINE

  • Modern Australian

FEATURES

  • Waterside Dining