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Stray Neighbour

463-467 Plenty Rd, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
+61 3 9471 1948
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (2 reviews)
“oysters” (2 reviews)
“open plan” (2 reviews)
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Australian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
463-467 Plenty Rd, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We have been before and the 4-star rating remains. Good service (although one waitress was somewhat ambivalent I thought); the other was very chirpy and helpful and really looked after us well. We opted for a 'feed-me' menu where everything is chosen for you -...More

1  Thank PamAlbury
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A party of us recently dined at Stray Neighbour, great food and service. The atmosphere is perfect to chat over dinner and drinks. Would recommend this place.

1  Thank corinamoo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were drawn to the place as it was having a beer brewing info night with one of our favourite micro breweries. The Stray Neighbour did this every Tuesday in March. We stayed for the food which was delicious and the friendly service could not...More

1  Thank ejay74
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We eat here on a regular basis because the food is great, love the choice of drinks and great staff.

1  Thank helrob2017
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a great place to go for dinner for a special occasion, and a good night out for drinks with friends. The "Feed Me" plate was a great choice, and there was plenty of food leftover despite our best efforts.

Thank theinnertiger
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I like that it is not pretentious but the service and atmosphere and food are just great. last night we had stuffed zucchini flowers with capsicum salsa - yum! Pork rack with red cabbage slaw and apple slices, beetroot with fetta (just amazing!) and heirloom...More

Thank PamAlbury
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Have been here twice now and love the food. Service can be slow on a Saturday night but always helpful. Great drinks list too. Mutliple zones so ask when booking if you need a quieter space.

Thank Michos65
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We enjoyed a 7 course meal. Very small shared platters which were good. The food was well presented and all courses came with a full description by the waiting staff. The service was slow, we were constantly asking for water and repeating our orders for...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Very much enjoyed picking at a number of small plates with my wife. Food was great, atmosphere vibrant, staff friendly

Thank DirtiSanche3
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We chose Stray Neighbours to celebrate a family member's birthday milestone and unfortunately the food, service and prices were severely lacking. The waitress appeared to have an 'uninterested' attitude resulting in late, forgotten drinks, food .. The ultimate nail in the coffin was what was...More

Thank audtom62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 463-467 Plenty Rd, Preston, Darebin, Victoria 3072, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Darebin  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9471 1948
Stray Neighbour is a fully licensed bar and restaurant. We offer different spaces for all variety of visitors: bar hoppers, groups and diners - with a bar, dining area, booth seating, beer garden, pool table and open fireplace. We have 12 beer taps rotating seasonally with local beers, a predominantly Australian wine list, classic and house cocktails. Our menu is European-inspired using quality, seasonal produce and a simple, clean, fresh food philosophy, with daily specials and bar snacks.
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