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La Bimba

125 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
+61 3 5237 7411
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“paella” (67 reviews)
“flounder” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (21 reviews)
Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
125 Great Ocean Rd, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A beautifully fitted out restaurant with a great atmosphere but sadly doesn't produce the quality expected for the price as it did in the past. The last few visits have been disappointing. Paying the best part of $40 for an average piece of meat served...More

Thank SorchaSorcha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get location over looking the bay. Good for watching the bay change as the sun drops. Food was sensational and great service

Thank Matthew V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of local ingredients and imaginative presentation make La Bimba an Apollo Bay standout. Try whatever fish is on offer as it's sensitively handled to maximise the delicate flavours. Clever drinks list, too.

Thank MichaeltheWriter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed lunch here as part of a day excursion which included a helicopter ride over the 12 Apostles. Our menu choices were limited to the “tour” menu, but even so, fresh local mussels and a whole fish for three were on the menu which...More

Thank lovetohike1111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and excellent menu with a diverse set of items. All the good seemed very fresh and seasonal. The ceviche and cauliflower was excellent. And the view is magnificent. Thanks.

Thank saxonknauss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard that this place was known for its seafood and while the prices were high we gave it a go because at least the food would taste good. Started with entrees..the oysters tasted like drinking fishy salt water. The rest of the experience...More

1  Thank Afoolba
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal at La Bimba in Apollo Bay. The staff were super helpful, moving us to a window seat without being asked to once other customers had left . The menu was interesting, and so choosing was difficult. We eventually chose a lamb...More

Thank Elizabeth G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us dined at La Bimba on the first night in Apollo Bay. We shared the paella and sole (flounder). Both prepared exquisitely. As we left we agreed the meal was so good, we had to go back for night 2, which we did....More

1  Thank michael662014
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We visited at 7.30 and were lucky to get a table as it was very busy. The waiter advised that all their food was cooked fresh and brought in daily. Very limited menu. He then advised us that there were no mussels and that the...More

Thank Antony2611
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful night here with my Mum and Aunt. Very friendly and helpful service, great recommendations and amazing food. Highly recommended

Thank holls75
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1 February 2018|
Response from Tenaj01 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't think so unfortunately only a phone number on their website which you can find through trip advisor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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
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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