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Movida Aqui

500 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3038
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (143 reviews)
“beef cheeks” (66 reviews)
All hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
500 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This Restaraunt does it for me from the start. The lane way where the restaraunt is located is a true reflection of Melbourne and its restaraunt scene (innovative and exciting). The ambience is simple and warm (no table clothes). The service is efficient and friendly....More

Thank baz121
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly and relaxed atmosphere for a dinner with clients. Shared plates are always a slight challenge in this environment so I was still hungry when we left, but regardless the food was great and I'm sure I'll be back sometime soon.

Thank Jimmy B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food here is great, the service professional but also friendly and warm. We had a booking for 6.30pm (and arrived early at about 6.15pm) and knew that we needed to be out by 8pm but the dishes arrived a little too close to each...More

Thank aja470
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your looking to have a nice evening grazing on food and sharing wine and stories this is not the place to be. Although greeted warmly with someone taking our jackets and seated at the bar, the expectation is to eat then move on so...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lively and popular place with great food. A casual atmosphere hides the quality inside. The service was very, very good too.

Thank igrnz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was excited to go to Movida Aqui after eating at Movida Next Door before, but this time I was by myself. Next time I would love to enjoy a meal with friends. The staff made me welcome and I was seated at the bar...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for a business dinner with a Melbourne based colleague who is a regular and whom the staff know well. Needless to say this made for a wonderful experience. The tapas dishes and the wine were excellent: from the pardon peppers to the...More

Thank NorthLondonGuy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this tapas restaurant with its long wooden tables and trendy décor. Definitely a unique culinary experience featuring a vast array of tapas which creatively combine Spanish flavourings with Australian ingredients, giving you such original dishes as: 'Buey', roast beef of Wagyu, a ceviche of...More

Thank Carlyne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for lunch, dinner and functions. An all-rounder! Food is sourced from very good priduce and dishes are well presented. For functions of 8 or more, the chef chooses the best dishes of the day and serves them with panache. Wine list is great and...More

Thank jennyw3922016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very disappointed. We found the food poorly seasoned, very unlike what we've experienced in Madrid, Barcelona, Granada, Sevilla. The bread and the anchovy was the best part of the meal. I understand about food of different regions, but seasoning is of utmost importance. We also...More

Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3038
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There are already two branches listed on TA, but this is the third restaurant opened in November 2009.