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Black Bull Tapas Bar and Restaurant

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48 Moorabool St, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
52296100
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Geelong, Australia
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Paella is the must try dish. But don't have any tapas beforehand unless you are a big eater. The service was great and the food is amazing, fresh and full of flavour.

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Thank Shane M
Clifton Springs Australia
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very busy restaurant with great vibes - extremely busy over pre Christmas due staff parties and friends get togethers. As usual the service and quality of food never falters

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Thank JohnMcR21
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of options to choose from here. You can each pick dishes you like, or settle on a half a dozen to share (for three or four people). Can cater for small groups, or functions. Plenty of wines to choose from, and the staff were quite attentive.

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Thank markitkat
Yarrawonga, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a great night out with friends at this lovely restaurant. The Spanish waiter was very helpful with the menu as well as comments about Spain! All eight of our friends enjoyed the varied menu, a great night out!

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Thank godees2015
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Geelong for a day and stayed at the Novotel, walked past this restaurant around dinner time and decided to give it a go. We ordered 6 dishes, as we would normally do in Melbourne, mentally preparing for smaller dish sizes as per Melbourne tapas places. What came out totally blew us away. Each dish was a full... More 

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Thank yumdumpring
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The limited selection of tapas failed to showcase Spain's classic, bold flavours that had my tastebuds partying endlessly during a recent trip to Barcelona. No tortilla, no cured meat, no olives (not even as a friendly accompaniment), limited seafood options with no baklava to be seen. And no pisto to soak my fresh bread in- actually our table did not... More 

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Thank TiaoMs
Geelong, Australia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Must try the cheese croquettes, eggplant fritters and calamari. Mouth watering. Great prices and 2 - 3 Tapas per person suits. They also ofer a swt menu option which is a tapas, main meal and I think a desert. Red and white Sangria is delicious although I do prefer the red as its not as sweet.

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Thank Debant10
Geelong
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Hit the mark!!! Group of us found a table at late notice in a packed restaurant. Right out the back. What a great evening. Absolutely beautiful food. Tasty. Mouth watering flavours. Shared tapas including pork belly, chorizo, mussels, main of paella. Service was great, food was tasty and couldn't help but walk out fulfilled and willing to dine back again... More 

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Thank Bellalubliss
Australia
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220 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A busy Saturday and the place was packed. Recommend booking. Service very good, food really tasty and different. Can tend to pricey but worth it. Jug of Sangria good value. Will be back for more!

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Thank caseyj1937
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great venue, fantastic service, incredibly good food with generous servings, varied menu and good drinks all at very reasonable prices. Black Bull Tapas is a MUST visit restaurant.

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Thank Kevin N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Moorabool St, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: 52296100
Description
Upcoming chef Daniel Brehaut has recently opened the excellent Black Bull tapas restaurant in Geelong, VIC, Australia and deserves a mention in Tripadvisor.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?