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“Great lunch spot”
Review of Pipers by the Lake

Pipers by the Lake
Ranked #69 of 333 Restaurants in Ballarat
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Pipers by the Lake is spoilt for location being nestled between the historic Ballarat Botanical Gardens and the magnificent Lake Wendouree. Our 120 year old building is quite grand and lends itself to views of the Gardens and the lake. Outside seating is available, many tables with outside heaters for the cooler months. Pipers by the Lake is one of the most popular restaurants in Ballarat so come and see enjoy what we have to offer.
Reviewed July 28, 2013

This place is very busy for lunch, looks like a local's favourite. We are lucky to get a table with a view o f the lake without a booking. Menu looks simple but the food is seriously flavoursome and good. I had the penne with pine nut. Big serve but I ate it all because the flavour is so good. Coffee is good too. A lot of tables but service is reasonably quick.

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Thank Ian W
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Ordered our coffee and the only cake available was a brownie. The coffee took 45 minutes from time of order by which time they took the brownie away and reheated it again. Unedible. Asked for the table to be cleaned as we sat down and was asked if we could move tables as they were understaffed and it would take longer to get our coffees if they had to clean the table.

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

The Pipers is located in a prime position beside Wendouree Lake, an old tram line, which still operates & of course the beautiful Botanical Gardens. A must destination for relaxing during your walks around this stunning area.

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

The view over lake Wendouree is fantastic. The staff were very pleasant and helpful and the meal was delicious would visit this venue again.

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Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Lovely little restaurant overlooking the lake..great service.. great atmosphere.. great food...will certainly go back...

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Thank Karen W
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