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Classic Eurocentric wine bar  - Bellota Wine Bar, South Melbourne, AU-VIC

Bellota Wine Bar

4.9
4.9
16 Reviews
$41 to $100
Wine Bar
Nestled next to Australia’s leading independent wine store, the Prince Wine Store, Bellota makes full use of the massive selection on offer from its sister business. The restaurant/wine bar brings to fruition a long-held desire to provide a venue that showcases the great wines of the world in a warm and friendly environment alongside beautifully executed food. Head chef Nicky Riemer champions the kitchen with her European cuisine which offers a sense of provenance and brings back flavours that often get lost in modern cooking techniques.

The casual, friendly atmosphere is at the heart of Bellota. Our knowledgeable staff’s aim is simple; try and help you love the wine as much as they do. Our list changes with the seasons and wines are all available by the taste, glass and carafe (half bottle), reflecting our belief that good and interesting wines are made all over the globe. We also offer a small selection of iconic wines, poured by the taste utilising the Coravin wine access system.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 11 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Wine Bar, Italian, French
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9078 8381
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive Chef
    Nicky Riemer
  • Private party facilities
    We can happily take large bookings for groups of 8 and above across any of our private rooms. To view our different private rooms and the various set menus we can offer please feel free to head to our website at www.belota.com.au
  • Area
    South Melbourne
  • Cross Street
    Bank Street runs off Clarendon St in South Melbourne
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Tram routes 96, 12 and 1 all service South Melbourne and are a short walk from Bellota.
  • Additional
    Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 16 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.7Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Melbourne

    Best Overall

  • Melbourne

    Best Value

  • Inner City South

    Best Overall

  • Inner City South

    Best Food

  • Inner City South

    Best Service

  • Inner City South

    Best Ambience

  • Inner City South

    Best Value

  • Inner City South

    Good for business meals

  • Inner City South

    Good for business meals

  • Inner City South

    Great for fine wines

16 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Interesting menus especially the anchovy. Great wine selection. Friendly professional service.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 14 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    beautiful food, great service! Table a little small but all else great.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food and service. Very accomodating with changing reservation at short notice.

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  4. MattJ

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 10 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    So good! Cannot recommend highly enough. Food, amazing. Drinks, Amazing. Service, impeccable. Overall vibe 15 out of 10.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 7 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, fun and efficient wait staff. Good wine selection that is not overpriced. Always have a wonderful time at Bellota. Thank you Tiffany and Nicky.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and food be back there freindly as well

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  7. WendyB

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 10 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food, service and ambience. Love having the Prince Wine store as an option for wine but the wine list is also excellent.

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  8. SueM

    Gold Coast

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Thoroughly enjoyable experience - highly recommend

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  9. PaulO

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding food and incredible value if you purchase wine through the Prince Wine Store

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  10. DougT

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A great venue for lunch. The menu is creative and delicious, A great wine list and interesting wines by the glass. The staff as always are attentive and friendly as well as knowledgeable about the food and wine.

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FAQs

Bellota Wine Bar is rated 4.9 stars by 16 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 11 times today
Google Map for Bellota Wine Bar

181 Bank St, South Melbourne, AU-VIC 3205

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Bank Street runs off Clarendon St in South Melbourne
  • Area
    South Melbourne
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 12:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Wine Bar, Italian, French
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    Tram routes 96, 12 and 1 all service South Melbourne and are a short walk from Bellota.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Nicky Riemer
  • Additional
    Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (03) 9078 8381
  • Private party facilities
    We can happily take large bookings for groups of 8 and above across any of our private rooms. To view our different private rooms and the various set menus we can offer please feel free to head to our website at www.belota.com.au
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