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“At last, a great bar, food and staff.”
Review of Bar Lourinha

Bar Lourinha
Ranked #205 of 4,179 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $15
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Australian
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed June 16, 2014

Melbourne is riddled with Bars, however few are able to deliver at a high mark the key requirements for them to be considered great: wonderful food and a good mix of drinks served by excellent staff. Bar Lourinda delivers. The Gen Y set are courteous and skilled, and a lot of fun. They can actually engaged with people over 40 years, which is a treasure. (most bar staff that age can't!)

The thing we like about this Argentinian style Bar is the bar itself, roomy, plenty of space for your knife and fork and meal and loads of space to run up the drinks. My only suggestion would be to have a few more drinks on offer, the bar stock looks a bit light on. Only a few gins, few whiskeys, etc.

Food is fabulous and the oysters are a knock out. Perfect Melb bar!

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2  Thank Cole G
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Reviewed June 3, 2014

Went for dinner here tonight, what a fabulous find. Tapas bar, inconspicuous on Little Collins St, but once there you will find very friendly staff and a great atmosphere. We had a couple of delicious cocktails to start. Then four dishes which was plenty for two of us. Flavours are a mix of Spanish, Portuguese with nod to South America with the churros and dulce de leche. Every dish is balanced and interesting.
Some customers were there just for drinks, so a nice place to hang out even if not eating.

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1  Thank AlumineA
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Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

I have been married for only 23 years but it was at Bar Lourinha that my partner said something that I have never heard her say before: "I could drink this beer!"
It would seem that this Tardis-like establishment has expanded its repertoire even further. Please try the Birra Lourinha de Cavalier. Redolent with exquisite citrus aromas, this craft beer compliments the very honest array of flavoursome food on offer here.

Thank Matthew W
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Reviewed May 4, 2014

Small bar serving delicious Spanish tapas. No reservations so get in early. Enjoyed every dish. Staff friendly and attentive. Good wine list, mostly Spanish but staff helpful if uncertain what to choose. Would return.

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Thank Kazm76
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Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was the third visit in seven years and Bar Lourinha has lost none of its vive and quality of food.The food was tasty Spanish, presenting interesting flavors in different ways. The service was top notch, friendly and attentive. There are no reservations and you sit at the bar with the wall covered in a diverse array of photo’s, plates and junky stiff which adds to the mood. The wines were mostly foreign and we selected a great Spanish red wine. Bar Lourinha is well worth a visit.

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Thank Oldjack
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