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La Bimba

125 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 7411
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (59 reviews)
“flounder” (9 reviews)
“turkish bread” (13 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
125 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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1 - 10 of 553 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely setting, and charming staff, but we were unlucky enough to order the lamb after it was finished, and the substitute pork came over an hour later. Not the fault of the lovely waitresses but such a shame, as we were so hungry! We were...More

Thank Marion D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food & wine was fantastic !! We had complementary bread which was yum but we shouldn’t eaten this as we had trouble fitting in our main meal. Therefore could not enjoy desert - third world problems! The view was great & they were very friendly,...More

Thank Sharryninoz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It never disappoints coming here, the view always matches the food. The Paella is amazing but you may need a wheel chair when you are finished, so filling!

Thank leftfoot9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely restaurant with beautiful food, excellent service, and a great view of the bay. Recommend booking.

Thank fionam1990
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and customer service! Did the Great Ocean Road and stopped here twice because it was that good! The seafood paella is a must try! If I stayed closer, I'd be visiting this restaurant regularly.

Thank Sze N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy evening times so expect lots of noise! Go lunchtime to enjoy the ocean view across the street. Professional, efficient staff service. Some unusual entree & main menu options may prove a little tricky for the average diner. A number of dishes are for...More

Thank Boheme9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place with cosy atmosphere and delicious food. Positive : Friendly staff, good atmosphere, we were served local (very delicious) bread for starter which added a personal touch to our meal. I also enjoyed a delicious vegan dish from the menu, plus other items were...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great service in behalf of the young females Food is absolutely amazing I don't eat mussels and tonight I did they were delicious and you couldn't fault them it's the same with ever small or large dish we ordered only thing that I could fault...More

Thank Katica104
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Apollo Bay, probably like most people, only for 1 night as we drove the Ocean Road. We like nice food and really weren't sure where to eat. There are a number of places but not many at the 'higher end'. We had...More

Thank l23217
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Nice boutique Resturant. Friendly staff. Food was nice, only complaint the bread was burnt and potatoes were not cooked. Everything else was lovely & we would definitely go there again 😀

Thank Tara S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5237 7411
Description
La Bimba Restaurant specialises in utilising seasonal produce from the Otways region and creating dishes influenced by Moorish cuisine. During the day the restaurant is known for its premium coffee and a more relaxed style of cafe dining, with spectacular ocean views and friendly service. La Bimba during the evening is a more sophisticated dining experience providing a bright, warm and friendly ambiance, whilst offering knowledgeable and professional hospitality. Providing a sustainable menu and promoting local producers and the Otway region is of very high importance for La Bimba.
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