Crusoe’s restaurant is the star attraction of The Lakes Resort Hotel. Situated on the edge of West Lakes and boasting fantastic waterfront views, this place oozes sophistication and style.
Before commencing your meal, you can start the evening by enjoying a drink in the hotel's cocktail lounge. There is definitely something special about Crusoe’s and its elegant approach to dining. Restaurant tables are lined with white linen and decorated with a single candle, creating an understated yet soothing ambiance. If the grand piano isn’t in use, music plays softly in the background. Crusoe's is known for its impeccable standard of service, and it is indeed everything you'd hope for. Their menu is updated bi-annually, keeping things fresh and making use of seasonal produce. You really can notice the quality of ingredients in each and every dish. Their most recent selection of spring/summer options are not something you want to miss, they include:
Pan Roasted Tasmanian Salmon Fillet with Lemon and Pea Risotto, Panko Crumbed Oyster, Chorizo Oil, Pea Puree
300g Aged Mayura Station Pure Wagyu Rump Steak with Duck Fat Chips, Smoked Jalapeno Aioli, Roasted Ratatouille, Mustard and Caper Butter
Honey Roast Duck Breast with Potato Rosti, Sugar Snap Peas, Savoy Cabbage with Prosciutto, Sour Cherries
Chef’s Signature Beef 200g Aged Angus Beef Fillet with Black Truffle Potato Gratin, Pea Puree, Creamed Fennel, Shiraz Jus
Dessert options are so good you'll struggle to choose just one:
Lemon Curd Tart with Italian Meringue, Raspberry Coulis, Raspberry Gelato
Basil Panna Cotta with Spiced Strawberry Jelly, Blood Orange Sorbet
Double Chocolate Mille Feuille with Blackberries, Salted Caramel Popcorn, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Gelati Quintet Raspberry, Hazelnut, Blood Orange, Chocolate and Coconut Gelati in Crisp Wafer Baskets
This year, Crusoe’s is also hosting the ultimate date night for Valentine’s Day, February 14th. Enjoy a three course set menu with someone special at one of the most breathtaking venues in Adelaide. Visit Crusoe's for some of the most delectable food creations and spectacular service in Adelaide's West. Best reserved for special occasions, Crusoe's is an experience you will remember fondly.
Where: 141 Brebner Drive, West Lakes SA 5021
When: Check out their website here for opening hours or to make an online booking
All images via The Lakes Resort Hotel website