Healesville Hotel

4.4
203 reviews
$40 and under
Australian

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Sunday Lunch
A bit of country hospitality

Old-world charm, culinary innovation, and hyper-local produce...The Healesville Hotel in the heart of the Yarra Valley is always in tune with the seasons, making it a year-round fave for locals and tourists on the winery trail. Beyond the Edwardian building itself, the restaurant is a stunner when it comes to rustic and honest cooking.

While there’s traditional pub fare on offer in addition to some fancier dishes like roasted wandin quail and slow roasted berkshire pork. The menu rotates weekly, though you can count on just-plucked-from-the-garden herbs and produce making an appearance. Treat yourself to a hospitable and heavenly lunch or dinner at Healesville Hotel, it will be a dining experience to remember.

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Dec 4-18, 2020·Fri 18:00-21:00

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Menu TBC

Three Courses $68pp

Dine in

A$68.00 per order

Nov 13, 2020-Dec 31, 2020·Sun 12:00-15:00, Sat 12:00-21:00

Shared Starters for the Table:

Ham Hock Terrine, Noisette Baguette

Grilled Prawns, Sauce Verge

Wood Fire Roasted Spring Vegetables

Choice of Main:

Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder, Roasted Tomatoes, Olives

Chermoula Baked Market Fish, Israeli Cous Cous Salad

Almond Milk Polenta, Cauliflower, Currents & Almonds

Choice of Dessert:

Baked Ginger Custard, Orange Caramel

Chocolate & Honeycomb Tart

What 203 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.2
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4.4
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4.1
Value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JaneW
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Food was really good however the cheese platter was very disappointing. 2 very small (and tasteless) pieces of cheese with bread, jelly and 6 dried grapes for $24. Not value for money

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JanTy
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful historic hotel decor greeted us as soon as we entered.
We were seated and the set menu was explained.
The meal was relaxed and the drink waiter only approached when our glasses were empty. Nice.
All courses were delicious. Slow cooked lamb was so moist. Dessert my favourite.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall3Food1Service5Ambience5

The burgers were inedible, they said they were trying a new meat supplier. We did get refunds and the service was great.

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JaneS
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 11 November 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good food in a nice relaxed, Covid safe setting- thanks guys

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AnneS
Brisbane / QLD
3 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

A 3-course set menu and no a la carte, all of them are quite basic

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PatrickO
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

Food was lovely but only a set menu. Given no prior warning so had to pay a fairly heft price for a 8-year old to celebrate her mother's birthday.

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Bee22
1 review
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful lunch here over the weekend. The food was utterly delicious, had the 2-course lunch at $55 which felt like real value for money based on the quality of the ingredients. The waitstaff were professional and warm and very much contributed to making our meal most enjoyable. Looking forward to returning soon.

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RobinW
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It's as if Covid19 never happened. Everything up to the usual great standard.

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JackieC
Melbourne / VIC
4 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our restaurant of choice on easing of restrictions to 20 people .
Very well organised for all the new rules and regulations they have to adhere too certainly much planning behind this so very impressed.
Although it was only a small set menu it got the taste buds dancing . Well done chef !
The duck was perfection plus not to mention the dessert with chocolate sauce .
Our waitresses were friendly and helpful .
Overall success 10/10
Thanks

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MaggieA
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

Great staff, lovely open fire place and delicious food. Very pleasant lunch.

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VivienneC
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

We were lucky enough to grab a booking for the first weekend after COVID-19 lockdown. So a smaller number of people and a smaller menu. All protocols were in place, the food was generous and delicious and the service attentive. Many thanks HH!

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DeniseB
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2020
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience4

"I love the relaxed feel of this place – like a comfortable dining room

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StevenJ
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience3

Last day of restaurants open, only 8 people in the restaurant, meal was good but not to their usual high quality. Service was almost non existent. The server took forever to come for our initial drinks order, and had to serve our own wine because never saw her until she bought out meals, then like a magician she disappeared. Coffees in paper cups due to corona virus but didn't make sense when we just ate of silverware and plates.

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Burgfiend
Salt Lake City
2 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great Steak, excellent local wine list, our waitress was particularly attentive and helpful, so an excellent all round experience

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Lizziek
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

We had a excellent meal at the Healesville Hotel, it was a Thursday evening and very quiet. The dining room is beautiful, reminiscent of the 1930’s. The waitress was helpful and friendly. We had our 19 month grand daughter with us and nothing was too much trouble. She was provided with a high chair and 2 large, white napkins. We had a very enjoyable evening and recommend the hotel.

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JohnQ
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall3Food2Service2Ambience1

The price of the meal (chicken) was far in excess of the value.

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TanyaH
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Excellent service and the food was served very efficiently.
I would highly recommend to my friends to dine here.

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LesleyJ
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had dinner on a Friday night which was steak night and the steaks for our party of 6 were all cooked exactly as we had asked for. One of the best steaks I have had. The staff were very attentive without being overbearing and they were also very knowledgable about gluten free food suitable for coeliac. A very extensive wine list. A great night was had by all.

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TessB
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Receptionist absent on arrival.
Chilled water would be better than tap. The meals were microwave reheats.The gnocci but luke warm.Had to ask for wine top up which was served across the person (not very nice if the underarm is not working)

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KarenJ
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Relaxing atmosphere, good and efficient service, food was great and good value. I have always had great experiences at the Healesville Hotel. I particularly like the decor and atmosphere of the dining room.

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AndrewG
Melbourne / VIC
3 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Service was very good. Entrees were outstanding. The main course offerings were not as good as the entrees.

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AlistairC
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

Red meat was fabulous!
Chicken was average and it just wasn't special, as in appealing in any way.
The cheeseburger was delicious.
The gnocchi was terrible.
Service was meh....
No bread, and the olives seemed to be years old.

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KateC
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were all thoroughly impressed with our food and the service staff were professional and dutiful. The only issue we had was out of a party of 5...one persons meal came out 10 minutes later than all of the rest-not a major issue.

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peterS
1 review
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great room
Great food
Great service
We had 11 people and it was magnificent
All 11 rated excellent

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KarenH
Melbourne / VIC
4 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely fantastic. I have coeliac disease and gluten free is imperative. They were helpful, understanding and ensured my food was GF. We all had a wonderful long lunch in the beautiful restaurant. Sincerest thanks.

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OpenTable Diner
Melbourne / VIC
3 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great spot, fantastic food - very generous servings and nice local produce. Highly recommended!

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Northener
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A return visit to HH for me. Have been a few times now and was as enjoyable as ever.

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MichelleS
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great place for groups to enjoy food and drinks inside or out. The gnocchi and cheeseburgers are amazing! Highly recommend.

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MaryD
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

This is a delightful restaurant with very good service, great locally sourced food, well presented surroundings and relatively quiet atmosphere. It’s not too crowded - seating well separated.

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RobertD
1 review
Dined on 20 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Friends I have already told to go and I’ll be coming back with family for special occasions
Thank you for the experience

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AliceH
1 review
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I have eaten in the bar area before but this was the first time my friend and I had eaten in the restaurant and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Loved the ambience, the service was excellent and the food was fabulous. I will be more than happy to revisit

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MarkF
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Great value for a Saturday night, beats the long trek into the city for a meal. Food , wine and service was first class and I highly recommend the hotel. Will be going back very soon.

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JaquelinaF
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food, amazing service.. the only negative is that the food came out at strange times. Half of the table had almost finished their mains before the other half even received theirs, we had all almost finished before the sides came out.

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DarrenW
Melbourne / VIC
5 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great BBQ in the beer garden on weekends. The Brisket was outstanding. Great vibe in the Beer Garden. Highly recommend.

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Jenn2
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Great dinner, 3rd visit and never been disappointed.

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MeganH
Melbourne / VIC
6 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience4

Nice food and good service, but they appeared to be unprepared for the number of customers as staff were over worked and the kitchen ran out of a number of menu items.

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GaryC
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall4Food2Service3Ambience3

On Sunday, you had run out of Prawns, beef brisket and chicken- all of which were our first choice.

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AaronY
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Brilliant food, great service. Can’t go wrong. I really enjoyed the drinks list, many great gins to choose from.

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NadiaA
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience1

The food was expensive, the lamb was nice but the farro was not a good choice for the dish.
The service very average. Nobody refill our water. Only one person on the floor!
The gnocchi dish was not substantial for a main.
$237.00 for 5 people : we shared a starter and had a bottle of wine.
Very disappointing!

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KarinaB
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The menu was exceptional. All courses were absolutely fantastic. Great ambience and very good service. It never disappoints.

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Healesville Hotel is rated 4.4 stars by 203 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.