Bomba

103 Lonsdale Street Melbourne, VIC 3000

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03 9077 0451
Opening hours Mon–Fri noon–3pm; daily 5–10.30pm
Features Accepts bookings, Bar, Business lunch, Degustation, Late night, Licensed, Lunch specials, Private dining, Wheelchair access
Prices Moderate (mains $20-$40)
Chef Andrew Fisk, James McLennan
Payments eftpos, AMEX, Visa, Mastercard

Since Jesse Gerner (Anada) turned high-end Aylesbury into Spanish bar Bomba last year, flavourful, refined food turned more accessible. Bomba’s weekday ‘workers lunch’ buys three dishes: a two-bite chicken and manchego croquette; rich, melty Pedro Ximenez braised pork jowl wobbling on celeriac puree; and paprika dusted patatas bravas with crunch. All that for the price of a sandwich at some city lunch spots. At night, too, the Spanish small-eats menu brings top tapas and raciones in reach of under-$30 eaters. All hard-wood surfaces and exposed brick downstairs, and all twinkling vistas up on the rooftop: Bomba is the bomb.

 

http://bombabar.com.au/