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A Wanda Inn - CLOSED

278 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
6 Aug 2014
“Now called the Old Bullock Dray Bar & Grill”
18 Jan 2014
“a great find”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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278 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is where you find good food friendly service and everything is made in house. Now that they have their liquor license it's even better : )

1  Thank Karin M
Reviewed 19 January 2014

the Japanese chef may have left, but the local lady who has taken over the cooking, really understands the chemistry of cooking...beautiful food, complemented by local wines, worth more than a look. a great breakfast, brunch, lunch place!

Thank cheesefreak05
Reviewed 14 December 2013

A little gem that deserves more recognition - the chef/owner cooks amazing Asian inspired dishes and the coffee is great!

Thank omnitrader
Reviewed 28 September 2013

What a difference a month makes. The Japanese chef has left and the Wanda Inn has reopened, serving standard fare at high prices. Badly. I had chips that were still frozen in the middle, duck leg that was overcooked to the point of being waxy...More

1  Thank Quelian
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

Best breakfast in town by a mile. Old shop front that has become the best food in town..Just wish it was open for dinner!!

Thank Rod3333
Reviewed 24 August 2013

A Wanda Inn looks like a regular cafe - fish and chips if you are lucky. But the reality is Michelin star quality food served in small portions at barely more than pub prices. It's an odd combination but for the bargain prices, the lack...More

Thank Quelian
Reviewed 14 July 2013

This little shop front on the high side of town opposite the doctors is deceptive. From the outside it just looks like another amatuer cafe with hard chairs and tables, but wait till you taste the food! The chef here does wonders with fish, steak...More

3  Thank ChrisHamnett
Reviewed 17 June 2013

The locals don't want you to know about this place - we want to keep it to ourselves. Sitting out the front recently enjoying the winter sunshine & our breakfast of french toast with house made brioche, eggs, bacon & maple syrup (which was super...More

4  Thank happydaze42
Reviewed 9 June 2013

Fabulous food at good prices in a low key setting. Staff really friendly and a welcome break from the mass catering going on up the street from here.

3  Thank ArchBath_UK
Reviewed 13 May 2013

As many reviewers have noted, do not be put off by the humble sidewalk exterior, this fantastic lunch spot on the main drag in Healesville is well frequented by the locals. Bookings are not taken nor required - simply hang about until the table of...More

3  Thank beachsideguy99
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  • Address: 278 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Healesville
Description
A young Japanese Chef, trained at Chateau Yering and Jacques Reymonde, has taken over this cafe in Healesville. The food is brilliant and truly innovative. He is being assisted by another cook who has had 2 x 2hat 'Cheap Eats ' cafes in Healesville. A fabulous newcomer!
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