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Herd Bar & Grill

177-179 Maroondah Hwy | Basement, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
+61 3 5962 7677
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“eggplant chips” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (11 reviews)
“wine beer” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
177-179 Maroondah Hwy | Basement, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I hopped into this bar last minute for the grand final long weekend. It was busy but the staff were kind enough to sort us out a table for dinner. First impressions were delightful! Great ambience and lovely decor. Staff were very...More

Thank Karishma P
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Karishma for your kind words and for taking the time to share your experience with us, bless.It is always pleasing to receive positive feedback, especially when we (the owners) aren't there, we got kidnapped Grand Final arvo and didn't make it back that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on spur of the moment , wife and I shared 3 tapas plates , squid , crab and mushrooms... all were first class , great taste and great service from Petra on the bar with great conversation and very friendly . John the...More

1  Thank Matt S
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Matt, thank you so much for sharing your positive experience with us, it is always pleasing to read when someone like yourself notices and takes the time to comment on the overall package. Trevor, John, Petra and all the grew are proud of what we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s Friday night prior to the grand final in Melbourne. It read the reviews on trip advisor & they were right, both co-owners are working, no booking was made! But we got a table. I had lamb ribs & couscous, whilst my partner had the...More

Thank Simonsopinion
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Simonsopinion for taking the time to write and for sharing your positive experience with us, it is always pleasing to receive favorable feedback, thanks again. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A business dinner for over 20 people. Service was very good considering that the restaurant was quite busy with other diners. We were lucky enough to be provided with a private location which was tucked away. The steaks are well presented, although it was unusual...More

Thank AUSBKK
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks AUSBKK for taking the time to comment, we are pleased your group enjoyed your experience with us. As the menu is designed Tapas style, by definition it is intended to be shared among the table, hence the reason why our talented chef chooses to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my wife after a skydive at Lilydale airport. We were looking for a place to have a late lunch and happened upon this place. Service was excellent - the person who served us knew his stuff and was obviously very proud of...More

Thank Tim B
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Tim for taking the time to comment on your visit and meal with us, yes the burgers at Herd Bar are pretty awesome, pleased you thought so as well. Now on offer, Burger and a pot of any of the tap range of beer...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for a Saturday night dinner after a busy day. Without a booking we were seated quickly and very attentively served while in. Food was of a great quality and drinks fulfilled quickly

Thank Michelle D
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thanks for taking the time to mention your visit with us Michelle, it's always rewarding to receive positive feedback, glad you enjoyed the overall experience of what Herd Bar has to offer, thanks again.

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

First time here since moving to Healesville and wow wasn't disappointed! Delicious food and and even tho extremely busy such wonderful service. Thankyou so much for great night, can't wait to come back :)

Thank dylhan
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks dylhan for taking the time to share your experience, our aim is too not disappoint. We look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 22 August 2018

What a treat to find such a sheik restaurant and bar in the Yarra Valley. John welcomed us like locals (well we are) and produced beautiful tasty tapas and wine equal to anything in Brunswick! Love it and can’t recommend it enough.

Thank MichaelHSL
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thanks MichaelHSL, for sharing your experience with us, it's always pleasing to receive such positive feedback and we are pleased you enjoyed the overall experience,we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

We arrived for an early tea on the Saturday night, our host/owner could not have been more attentive.

Thank L0reen2014
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks LOreen2014 for taking the time to comment and for your positive feedback, it's nice to read and always greatly appreciated, thanks again.

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We were spending the weekend in Healesville for our anniversary and booked into Herd Bar and Grill for Saturday dinner. We were so pleased with our choice. We were greeted by friendly staff who provided excellent, helpful service and dined on fantastic food. The roasted...More

Thank jollytr
Sean L, Owner at Herd Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks Jollytr for taking the time to comment and for sharing your fabulous experience, so pleased to read this. Our new Spring menu starts tomorrow night, we hope to see you back out this way soon.

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Jenny L
7 October 2018|
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Response from Sean L | Property representative |
Smart casual is always preferred,however, we do also welcome the scruffy locals calling in after work for a few! and yes we do have an outdoor area, which caters to the smokers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177-179 Maroondah Hwy | Basement, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Healesville
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5962 7677
  • E-mail
Description
Herd Bar & Grill incorporates an urban meets rural interior offering something unique and completely new to the Yarra Valley. This subterranean bunker wouldn’t be out of place in the city and has been likened to any groovy bar in New York City. Chef Trevor's food style is modern Australian influenced by his love for Middle Eastern flavours and encourages shared plate grazing or dining. Boasting a late licence, Herd Bar caters and is welcoming to all, offering sensational service, ambience in an unpretentious relaxed space, a must destination whist meaning the glorious Yarra Valley.
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