GIANT STEPS
Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges, Victoria

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Take a winery and add coffee roasting, a bakery, cheese room, pizza oven, good beer, great wine, smart food - and you get Giant Steps. The Healesville food and wine destination gets pretty noisy - a result of having so many things happening under one roof - but the buzz is part of its allure. There's even something for the kids; cheeseburgers, cheese pizzas, fish fingers and ice cream. Everyone wins.
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General info

Address:

336 Maroondah Highway
Healesville VIC 3777

Suburb:

Healesville

Contact:

Cuisine:

Cafe, Modern Australian

Price Range:

$$$$ ~ $$$$

License:

Fully Licensed (no BYO)

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DETAILS

WEDNESDAY SPECIAL
To kickstart the end of the week come into Giant Steps/Innocent Bystander and indulge in a wood-fired pizza and a Little Creatures Pale Ale pint (568ml) all for just $25.

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The sun always shines here, or so it seems, because the large dining area is always full of light and delicious things. Yes, this is a winery, and you can see the big tanks from the tables. But there's so much more to it – a coffee roaster, a bakery, a pizza oven, even a cheese room. The eating area is big, bright and noisy when it's weekend-busy, and luckily it is also good-humoured.

Eat first. If you're around before noon there are breakfasty things, but after 12pm try some of the antipasto dishes: olives, Italian prosciutto crudo, and marinated ocean trout. Share a pizza (perhaps the caramelised onion, pancetta and fontina cheese), try a middle-eastern or Thai beef salad, or perhaps a curry cooked in the wood-fired oven. The menu is flexible, and everything on it is of a high quality and served with a smile. Check out the wines and especially the individual vineyard Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, best enjoyed with a wedge of cheese. Don't forget the Turkish delight to go with excellent coffee. When you leave, pack some wine, one of the great house-baked loaves, and a couple of cakes for later.
Rita Erlich

Specials & Events

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Functions

FUNCTION MENU
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MAX SEATING
140 pax

Features

Breakfast
Country Venue
Fixed / set price available
In a Winery
Something Different
Suitable for Families with children
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Hazel Kingston - 1/10/2012
What a great breakfast. Hope I can find somewhere in the UK on my return that serves a muesli like that with the poached fruits like rhubarb on top of the mix. Heaven. Needless to say the Danish and coffee and atmosphere generally was all top notch.