A moody bar on Lygon Street serving classic cocktails and tapas-style bites.
Bouvier Bar brings a little ritz to the north end of Lygon Street otherwise, peppered by Thai restaurants and burger joints, with its cocktail touting self, shmick black walls and dim lighting. Step inside for a deceptively long space, European-vibe tapas (duck liver parfait on lavoche, Spanish tinned sardines, house-made gnocchi) and a wine list with plenty of options from Australia and across the seas. The cocktail list is broad, with odes to distant lands championing Japanese and Mediterranean flavours. Give a 'Thyme Bomb' cocktail a whirl: vodka, St Germain elderflower liqueur, thyme syrup and lemon ($17). This zesty baby will freshen up the start of your weekend.
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