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Innocent Bystander

316-334 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
+61 3 5999 9222
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (47 reviews)
“pizza” (114 reviews)
“truffle fries” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
316-334 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really lovely food and very friendly staff. More casual atmosphere with quite a few kids around. Definitely recommended.

1  Thank Susan V
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited for a late lunch on a girls weekend away. We had to wait outside for a table but were able to have a glass of wine while we did do. I would recommend getting some outdoor heaters for cold, windy days. The food was...More

1  Thank HKY231
Reviewed 1 week ago

Edgy design, quality wine 'on tap', pizza and more. This venue is owned by Brown Brothers, and it showcases their product with great food and 'today' style service.

1  Thank 692dougf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lunched here on a day that I needed cheering up and this place hit the spot. Fantastic service by a young enthusiastic team. Pizza excellent as was coffee. I will return with my partner and to try the share boards and paella.

Thank Vivian P
Mat J, General Manager at Innocent Bystander, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting us and for your review. We're pleased that you enjoyed our fantastic service, pizza and coffee. We look forward to seeing you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met up with friends for a pleasant lunch in the Yarra Valley. The car park was full and the restaurant was packed. Obviously a popular spot with great atmosphere, slick decor and a welcome feel. The staff were pleasant and attentive to everything. That's where...More

Thank Peter S
Mat J, General Manager at Innocent Bystander, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Peter Thanks for coming out to see us in Healesville with your friends and for sharing your experience. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the atmosphere and the service. Our menu is focussed on share boards, artisan pizza and paella along with a selection...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a party of 35 from around the globe (China, India, Australia, USA, and Latin America) on 1 August. We all enjoyed the food and ambiance. The Pizza, salad, and truffle french fries were a HUGE hit! The team at Innocent Bystander accommodated a last...More

Thank Julygirl09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please dont be fooled by the professional photos on the website and on TripAdvisor. The restaurant is like a showroom with gift shop and marketing products splashed everywhere. Staff were very nice and helpful. The food was average and the mushroom pizza with truffle oil...More

Thank buckG
Mat J, General Manager at Innocent Bystander, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey there BuckJ Thanks for swinging by Innocent Bystander for dinner and sharing your feedback. Our home in Healesville is a cellar door, bar and restaurant and yes, we sell wine and a couple of other merchandise lines. The photos on our website, Tripadvisor and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great stop for Lunch! Service was good, food was great, with a casual atmosphere! Loved their story & philosophy as wine makers, with having the boutique beers! A place for everyone!

Thank CruisinKirby
Mat J, General Manager at Innocent Bystander, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us at our home and for your great review. We're pleased that you liked our friendly service, atmosphere and food. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here and enjoyed it. Paella, pizza, nice wines and great desserts. Worth a look for sure.

Thank Meagan H
Mat J, General Manager at Innocent Bystander, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us and for your review. We're pleased that you enjoyed our home including the pizza, desserts and wine. Hope to see you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 17 July 2018

this is a really good looking place. The staff are wonderful and the food is great. We had pizzas, salads and drinks and all of our food was exceptionally tasty. They also have wine tasting and a bar. We came for lunch and it gets...More

1  Thank Troy010
Mat J, General Manager at Innocent Bystander, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting us and for your awesome review. We're super pleased that you enjoyed our food and friendly team. We sure do recommend that you make a booking online or call us before you come to avoid disappointment, so thanks for shouting that out....More

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Questions & Answers
Kain F
3 May 2017|
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Response from Mat J | Property representative |
Hi Kain, the menu can be found through a link on the Contact Us page of the website, its also on Zomato.
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calandbrad
8 August 2016|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think they did. Still worth going, great atmosphere and good food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316-334 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Healesville
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5999 9222
  • E-mail
Description
It's a cellar door, restaurant, bar and cafe all rolled into one. Serving exceptional Innocent Bystander wines (including our famous Moscato) and outstanding wood-fired pizzas along with paellas and share boards for all day dining. Did I mention that we serve Allpress coffee and a range of delicious pastries from Burnham Beeches Bakery as well? Come on over.
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