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  • MoVida Bar de Tapas

    MELBOURNE, Restaurant

    Mediterranean, tapas and modern Spanish. Intimate open late.

    $$$ Mexican, Spanish

    Laneway, Plate Sharing

    PHONE: MoVida Bar de Tapas Contact phone number 03 9663 3038
    ADDRESS: MoVida Bar de Tapas Address Map1 Hosier Lane
    Melbourne 3000
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    When we opened the doors to Movida in Hosier lane in 2003 no one knew what to expect. Here was this little bar on a graffiti covered cobbled lane near the cathedral serving Spanish tapas and shared plates in a down lit room playing funky tunes.

    It's the kind of place you can come in for a beer and a jamon croquetta at the bar and then move across to a table and share a plate of slow braised lamb, some patatas a lo pobre and down some seriously good Spanish red wine.

    Next Door is our little Jerez bar next to MoVida. Every night, MoVida Next Door is pumping. Fish and shellfish are displayed on crushed ice and are cooked to order. In a few minutes a plate of sizzling prawns or calamari from the plancha is in front of you. Order a glass of chilled sherry and you could imagine you're on the Atlantic cost of Andalusia. But you're not, you're in Melbourne, in a little bar looking out onto the icons of Melbourne: The MCG; Federation Square and the graffiti of Hosier Lane.