About Herd Bar & Grill
Just off the main drag in increasingly happening Healesville, this subterranean bunker wouldn’t be out of place in the city. The building is one of the most striking in town, a collection of warm blond wood slats standing to attention like a bundle of matchsticks, and inside it’s a contrasting mix of genres and textures.
A splendid outdoor area looks out on to the Healesville Bowling Club. Past the bar, it’s all dark and slinky, with a masculine bronze, gold and black colour scheme, and deco flourishes inspired by The Great Gatsby. Keep exploring and you’ll find a series of striking wall finishes by local artist Paul Sonsie, from a tranquil rainforest scene, to blocks of recycled wood, to bright green astroturf. More is more.
The recently revamped Middle Eastern-ish menu from ex-Gigi Baba chef Trevor Schneider features generous share plates and rich flavours at good prices.
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 meandering the glorious Yarra Valley.