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Colmao Flamenco

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Address:
72 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
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Contact:
Tel : +61 3 9417 4131
Cuisine
Cuisine: Spanish
Chef
License: Fully Licensed (no BYO)
Chef
Price Range: $$
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Plate-sharing restaurants may be the new black but Colmao Flamenco, a Fitzroy Latin quarter stalwart, has been practising the tapas craft for over 15 years. Colmao Flamenco serves dishes with robust, traditional Spanish flavours and its dining room has a bustling, lively atmosphere, particularly when the live music and flamenco show begin. If you're after a quiet, romantic meal, ask for a seat in the candlelit back room.


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Near the corner of Nicholson and Johnston Streets in Fitzroy, a short walk from an array of Brunswick Street bars, clubs and music venues.

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Plate-sharing restaurants may be the new black but this Latin quarter stalwart has been practising the tapas craft for over 15 years. Colmao Flamenco will remind you why this traditional Spanish style is such a wonderful way to enjoy delicious food and great company. The popular front dining room’s backed-up bookings list means seating at Colmao Flamenco is tight, but bite into one of the creamy chicken croquetas or the sizzling clay-pot prawns in olive oil and garlic, and you will be whisked from Johnston Street to Barcelona – and tight seating retreats to the back of the mind. By the time the chorizo al vino and the marinated octopus grace your boca, the atmosphere is delightfully cosy and perfectly intimate. Order your paella early as it takes a little while to cook, but this delectable and authentic seafood dish is well worth the wait.

Old Spanish festival prints and rustic wooden slats cover the walls of Colmao Flamenco’s front area, while the charming fireplace in the back room provides a soft, romantic glow for diners and private groups seeking a less-bustling. Although only open to the public for dinner, Colmao will open for lunch functions on request.

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Colmao Flamenco - User Reviews

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Charming, clean and warm. Busy environment with attentive and friendly staff. Posters on the wall affirm its Spanish status. The dishes were salivating to look at but the seafood entrees of octopus and mussels were a tad overcooked: mussel sauce was delicious however. Sangria could be lifted by premixing the fruits with the wine. The seafood paella was more a risotto but the churros with the accompanying chocolate sauce was to die for.review  07/07/2011

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Function for 50-100
Late Night Dining
Live Music / Entertainment
Outdoor Dining
Suitable for Families with children
Suitable for Functions
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