Contemporary cuisine at the restaurants in Forest Lake, Brisbane. If you're looking for exciting new tastes, then Forest Lake is the ultimate place to visit. This impeccably-designed suburb, not too far from the Brisbane CBD is home to a diverse population and some exceptional places to eat. Forest Lake is home to the largest Sri Lankan population in Queensland and as such you’ll find plenty of authentic Sri Lankan restaurants offering dishes that pack bold and spicy flavours. If this sounds right up your alley, you best be checking out the listings on Quandoo and booking a table.