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The Floating Dragon

160 The Esplanade | On the Western Boat Harbour, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
+61 3 5155 1400
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
160 The Esplanade | On the Western Boat Harbour, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even though we visited out of peak season and midweek we needed to book. That explains the popularity of this restaurant. We started with dumplings and Vietnamese pork belly entrees, followed by the sizzling seafood platter. The menu doesn’t state this - but you will...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the floating dragon on a Saturday night. Arriving to the dock we were immediately impressed by the feel of the restaurant . It is a restaurant moored to the wharf so ur meal has great panoramic views . The staff were quite welcoming and...More

Thank harleywendt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst the food was tasty the service was poor it took an hour and fifteen minutes to get our mains. When the food finally arrived the waitress offered an apology for the long wait blaming it on a table which had seven guests for the...More

Thank Bryon_adamson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night. Two adults and a child. Even in shoulder season we had to book to get a table. Earlier options were out and the tables were all full when we got there at 7:30pm. It took a little too long...More

Thank 1977michelleW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat to have dinner here with the family after a long day of driving. We saw Lakes Entrance at its best as the sun set over the lagoon outside the windows of this floating Chinese restaurant. The ambience was lovely, the service prompt,...More

Thank MariaKaaren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a very nice restaurant with very tasty food. The location and atmosphere are great. It’s a floating restaurant and you can see the water from the windows.

Thank Shenhar G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know how else to tell you how amazing this lake is. Situated on the water, a floating restaurant with the most authentic kind of Asian food. Nothing like you would get at any traditional Asian restaurant. The tastes and detail gone into every...More

Thank PaulaLouise1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

According to many “old timers” - you should never eat at a floating or revolving restaurant......this one is definitely an exception to that rule. Everything about our dining experience at Floating Dragon was exceptional, the seafood tasting plate entree was probably the best we had...More

Thank Gerry O
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Wonderful location literally on the water at Lakes Entrance with beautiful views through the all-glass walls over the water. Excellent service While more expensive than your average Chinese restaurant, the quality of the food is superb and on a par with other good restuarants. Rather...More

Thank Campbell J
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Turned up on our way back to our hotel and they were able to accommodate us and even got a window seat. Lovely view to enjoy a meal. Beautiful views out over the lake got to see some trawlers in and out. They got busy...More

Thank FiDaimo
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $39
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 The Esplanade | On the Western Boat Harbour, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5155 1400
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The award winning Floating Dragon Dockside Restaurant offers you a truly unique dining experience. Birthed on the Western Boat Harbour, Floating Dragon provides uninterrupted water views of the Cunningham Arm and surrounding Fishing Fleet. Our Produce is fresh, with seafood locally sourced when in season, delivering a fusion Asian menu that will excite your tastebuds. With attentive service and plenty of local wines, ciders and beers to match our food, you are assured of a memorable dining experience. Welcome to The Floating Dragon, Lakes Entrance's number one restaurant.
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