Pipers by the Lake is renowned for offering quality and value in an amazing setting. Come in for a coffee or choose from our extensive breakfast and lunch menu or take advantage of Ballarat’s best lunch specials. Fully licensed and open seven days from 7:00am to 4:00pm.

served until 11.30am daily


fruit toast 9.9
two slices served with butter

banana bread  9.9
two slices served with butter

oliver lane toast  11.9
apple, date, walnut & fig or banana, honey & coconut or beetroot, pomegranate & fennel or pumpkin, quinoa & chia seed

sourdough toast (vienna or rye) 8.9
two slices served with butter and your choice of jam, peanut butter or vegemite

with butter and jam  9.2
ham and cheese  11.7
+ tomato  + 1.5


3 stacked pancakes 
vanilla bean ice cream and maple syrup  17.9
vanilla bean ice cream, raspberry mascarpone & chocolate sauce  19.5

house made bircher  17.5
with coconut, apple, berries and chia

toasted ham & cheese sandwich 16.9
+ tomato  + 1.5
+ chips  + 4.0

vegan breakfast tortillas  23.0
with black beans, chickpeas, avocado, tofu, cherry tomatoes & a corn & lime salsa

smoked salmon  24.5
on a potato & leek rosti, spinach, avocado, poached egg and horseradish cream

pipers eggs benedict  24.0
grilled pork belly on toasted vienna sourdough, poached eggs and sriracha hollandaise sauce

eggs florentine 17.9
toasted muffin, spinach, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce

eggs on toast  14.8
two free range eggs served on toasted vienna sourdough

bacon and eggs  19.8
two free range eggs with istra bacon served on toasted vienna sourdough

vegie breakfast 23.9
two free range eggs cooked the way you like it on toasted vienna sourdough
with button mushrooms, spinach, tomato, meredith feta and tomato chutney

grilled tomato (1)  3.0, pork sausage (1) 3.5, bacon (3 rash) 5.0, hashbrown (1) 3.5, spinach  3.5, hollandaise sauce 3.0, feta 2.5, egg (1) 2.0, mushrooms 4.0, avocado 3.0

please see cake fridge at bar

cakes 9.2 
served with double cream

biscuits 4.8
daily selection

plain scones 4.8
served warm with cream and jam

savoury scones 4.8
served with butter

muffins 4.8
served warm


aged 12yrs and under

kids pancakes 9.5
vanilla bean ice cream and maple syrup

kids waffles 9.5
vanilla bean ice cream and maple syrup

kids bacon and eggs 9.5
one egg cooked the way you like it (poached, fried or scrambled) with bacon served on sourdough

kids toasted cheese sandwich 10.0
+ ham 1.0 


calamari and chips  11.0

chicken nuggets and chips 10.5

 fish and chips 11.5

ham and cheese pizza  11.0

kids toasted cheese sandwich 10.0
+ ham 1.0 


Served from 12pm to 2:30pm daily

lemon pepper calamari with house salad & roasted garlic aioli  26.0

thai fish cakes served with a crunchy thai salad & lime dripping sauce  21.5

beer battered market fresh fish served with chips & greek salad  29.9

pork belly on asian slaw with sticky sauce  22.9

pipers soup of the day 14.9
served with  bread


smoked salmon salad on a potato rosti, dressed leaves & tomato salsa  19.5

chicken caesar salad with bacon, parmesan, croutons, cos lettuce, soft poached egg dressed with traditional caesar dressing  25.5

falafels on a tabouli & quinoa salad with tahini dressing  18.9

baby beetroot & beef salad, fresh herbs, dressed leaves, walnuts, grana padano cheese & horseradish cream dressing  26.9

chicken salad with baked ricotta, pumpkin, shaved fennel, chorizo, dressed leaves, spiced chickpeas & freekeh  26.9


wagyu beef burger with bacon, cheese, lettuce, house sauce served with chips  25.5

vegan burger with rocket, tomato, mozzarella, chipotle mayo on a potato bun served with a side of sweet potato chips  24.5


grain feed scotch steak sandwich with istra bacon, tasty cheese, caramelised onions, fried egg & tomato chutney on toasted ciabatta served with a side of chips  29.0

toasted istra ham sandwich with local cheese served with a side of chips  19.9

toasted wagyu pastrami sandwich with rye sourdough, swiss cheese, sauerkraut, house dressing served with a side of chips  21.0

chicken, bacon, avocado & camembert cheese on toasted sourdough vienna, ranch dressing served with a side of chips  21.0

 specials available in restaurant


greek salad  13.5

garden salad  11.5

roasted beetroot, meredith feta and rocket with a beetroot & orange dressing  15.0

wedges with sour cream and sweet chilli sauce  15.0

bowl of chips  small 4.0  large  11.5

bowl of sweet potato chips small 5.0  large  12.0

(15% surcharge applies on public holidays, for dietary requirements, ask your waiter)

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