To bibo


Monday to friday 4.30pm till late

saturday 12pm till late

byo available saturday lunch $35 per bottle


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Our Food

bibo wine bar is a collaboration between former Guillaume at Bennelong Head Chef Jose Silva and former Guillaume Paddington Restaurant Manager Jonathan Mallet.
After years together in fine dining, the pair has designed an elegant yet relaxed wine bar, offering high quality Mediterranean food with a particular focus on the Portuguese food of Silva’s upbringing and the French technique.


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Functions &




bibo has a terroir-driven wine list with a selection from the best sites in Australia and around the world. The wine list is supplemented by an exclusive ‘museum release’ from our private cellar.

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Our Team


Jose Silva


Portugal-native, Silva, gained acclaim as Head Chef of Guillaume Brahimi’s 3-hat Opera House restaurant for 12 years until it’s relocation to Paddington in 2013. This is reflected in bibo’s menu with a combination of traditional Portuguese fair with classic french cooking techniques – a delicious combination. He also owns Petersham bakery, Sweet Belem, which is famed for ‘the best Portuguese tarts in Sydney’ – which are featured on the bibo menu. More recently he opened up casual eatery FICH at Petersham specialising in sustainable fish and chips.

Nicholas Schell

Head Chef

Nick started his career at the prestigious Congressional Country Club in Washington, DC. Cooking private events for former and standing Presidents, world leaders, professional golfers and business executives. He later took on a role with the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics as a Sous Chef to their members only Legends and Courtside Club. Taking part in managing the daily operations of owners, members, players and their families, as well as the highly praised TD Garden culinary ventures.  After Boston, he moved back to New York to work privately in homes around The Hamptons and Manhattan. Hosting private events for celebrities, sports stars, and the “common” New York people. Not long after, Nick began to work as sous chef alongside Australian born, Two Michelin star chef, Shaun Hergatt at The Restaurant at 432 Park Avenue.



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Jose Silva Head Chef