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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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327 reviews
Value for money

dined on Sat, 23 Mar 2019

Great service from staff from many cultures..

dined on Sat, 23 Mar 2019

Always accommodating for walk ins. Great for a late night cheese plate and wine.
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 Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Great food, great service. Never disappoints!

dined on Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Great local wine bar with super friendly staff

dined on Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Love this place. Have been there many times & havent had a bad meal.

dined on Sat, 16 Mar 2019

We ordered the chefs menu and we were all so full by the 2nd last plate. All the dishes we ate were amazing and so tasty. My mother and husband are both fussy eaters but they really loved all of the food. The service is fantastic, friendly and professional. Highly recommend this place for Portuguese food with a modern twist.
Rose Cipri

dined on Wed, 13 Mar 2019

Amazing food, Amazing service - very enjoyable!

dined on Wed, 13 Mar 2019

Absolutely fabulous venue, food and service. Love the staff!
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Melbourne cup $110 pp

$110 with a glass of champagne We request that you pre pay $110pp. If you fail to show up, numbers decrease or cancel without at least 24 hours' notice, you may be charged a no-show fee. This reservation is guaranteed to the value of $110 per person. If you wish to make any changes or are running late for your reservation, please call us on (02)9362 4680.
05 Nov 2019
Tue 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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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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