Oh dear – it’s gone!
Lakehouse has closed.
And once more what seems like it could be, should be one of the jewels of western suburbs eating has that forlorn, vacated vibe.
The place has been stripped bare of furnishings and fittings.
The “for lease” sign that speaks of a “wonderful waterfront hospitality opportunity” calls for expressions of interest by April 22.
April just past or 2016?
We strongly suspect the former.
About three-quarters of the way up the hill, a branch of St Burgs looks about ready to roll.
It’s situated in a new apartment block and in one of eight ground-floor retail spaces, only one other of which is on its way to being occupied – by a laundrette.
The easy availability of flash burgers ‘n’ things will no doubt be both an exciting blessing and a bit of too much of a good thing for the local residents, of which there are many.
For the rest of us, access will not be easy – there’s no parking at all on adjacent streets.
The nearest is at the Edgewater shopping precinct further up the hill or down on the flat.