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Meet the Chef

Picture of Jose Silva.

Jose Silva

Portugese-born Jose Silva moved to Australia at the age of 12. Growing up with parents in the industry led Jose to develop a passion for food. Jose began his career as an apprentice at Buon Ricordo, and became the Head Chef of Bennelong in the Opera House for 12 years until its move to Paddington. Taking a break from fine dining, he then bought the Petersham bakery, Sweet Belem, before opening Bibo in April 2016, bringing over a decade of knowledge and experience to the Mediterranean bar.

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dined on Sun, 26 May 2019

It was our first visit at Bibo. The waiter and waitress were just a delight, very attentive and couldn't do enough for us. The food was superb... the codfish croquettes, the grandma breads, the chorizo, and lamb were all so delicious! We looooved it and will be back soon. Thank you
Paul Blackwood

dined on Sat, 23 Mar 2019

As always our visit yesterday gets a 10+. It is always great there, especially the people and the wonderful food.

dined on Tue, 9 Jul 2019

Unbelievably good! from the Grandma's bread to the mains and to the wine! Everything was outstanding. I'll be coming back for sure!

dined on Thu, 20 Jun 2019

Most enjoyable restaurant.

dined on Wed, 19 Jun 2019

We eat out a lot in Sydney. This was our second time to Bibo and as per the previous occasion, the experience was outstanding in all aspects ie food, wine list, service and ambience. Easily one of the best restaurants in Sydney.

dined on Tue, 18 Jun 2019

always lovely food and service

dined on Sat, 15 Jun 2019

Great place to eat and so central if you're in the East. Feels like you're in France. Love it.

dined on Sat, 8 Jun 2019

Good food but small serves. Nice wines. Overall iverprized. Service is slow. Credit card xharges added before asking how we pay.

dined on Fri, 7 Jun 2019

Delicious food and great wine
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About bibo Wine Bar

Wine and dine. In the heart of Double Bay, you’ll find this elegant wine bar serving wine from around the world, along with contemporary Mediterranean fare. Take a seat at the long smooth wood bar and let sommelier, Louella Mathews, give you suggestions as you peruse the wine list she curated. After a couple glasses of the McLaren Vale Shiraz, it’s time to eat. With a menu designed to share by chef Jose Silva, you’re able to taste a large range of mouth watering dishes - from beef short ribs to Piri Piri aubergine. Best dish: Flambé chorizo



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