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Lavender Cottage


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Undoubtedly the best in town. Been going for years. Great French food. Unfortunately, the owners will retire shortly. Enjoy.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Blinky_Bill_Au
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Best food in Albany. Much better than Garrison and the other fine dining options we tried in Albany. The rabbit dish was excellent. Classic French slow cooking. Deserts not to be missed. Remember it is BYO and they dont serve wine , but no issue,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Auseurofoodie
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Although the atmosphere was fantastic, the service was polished, the dishes all lacked their own taste. I think it's a shame that the place is shutting its doors in six months.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Our Albany friends booked dinner at Lavender Cottage when we were visiting from Perth. Lovely ambience, friendly service and amazing food. Complimentary fresh baguette, butter and amuse bouche smoked salmon tartlet to start. My husband and I had the entree Bouillabaisse which was absolutely divine...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank cpmt1977
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This little gem is open for lunch most weekdays, but only for dinner on Fridays. It is so popular that must be booked well in advance. We were very lucky to get in on a cancellation. My husband had the pork, which was delicious, as...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank MauraPerth
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Sadly, there was no flavour and it was all bland to indifferent. The produce was superb but there was no sparkle to the cooking.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank woody060753
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We chose Lavender Cottage for a special Birthday Lunch for just my husband and me and weren't disappointed. Our meals were delicious and the service was good. I had been before several years ago for a dinner and it was very busy and I wasn't...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Catlyne H
Reviewed 31 January 2018

A delicious and thoughtfully prepared fare of 4 courses (with the amuse-bouche in between courses) was a fantastic way to while away a Christmas Lunch. It was a nice lazy, slow meal with special touches, great food and a special champagne (no corkage fee) as...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank PerriPerth_Australia
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Lavender Cottage is a charming place for lunch during the week. As it is only open Friday night for dinner best to book ahead. We had the fish with prawns and wild rice for the main course. Superb! The dessert a Creme Caramel was also...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank AnnaGardiner19
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I live In Albany,and have been to the Lavender Cottage on several occasions,mostly for lunch,which i have always expected to be more pricey than anywhere else in Albany,but have enjoyed anyway, However, I recently went to this establishment for dinner,and was shocked at the price...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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