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Bistro Guggenheim Bilbao

Avda. Abandoibarra, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 23 93 33
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avda. Abandoibarra, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Booking service very responsive, restaurant welcoming with excellent service Group menu B was nicely served and enjoyed by all. The house wine very drinkable. All in all a great evening for a group

Thank AshleyMee
Reviewed 5 days ago

The bistrot in Guggenheim offers a modern Spanish menu. The Americans at the table next to us like nothing. That's often good news. We enjoyed beautiful dishes with seafood and meat and deserts. Try the Polpo! Wine is included in the menu. We'll be back...More

Thank Vanamstel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toyed with going to the one star Michelein Nerua inside the Guggenheim but the price and the six courses pushed us away. The food in the Bistro was very, very good and on food alone it measures favorably with Nerua. The merluza was wonderful...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love a museum that offers in its restaurants hearty meals at reasonable prices. It's . . . an art! The Bistro @ the Guggenheim Bilbao does just that. We had a terrific salad plus a delicious pintxos platter that did not break our bank....More

Thank JackIndo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 3 days of non stop pintxos we decided to try out this bistro after a walk around the museum grounds which was near our hotel. Good food, especially the bread, friendly and efficient staff and good value for money. 3 courses for 2 people,...More

Thank filama
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So glad we tried the Bistro, it was worth it. The selection is great, the food portions are good and the food is tasty! Lovely service by friendly staff. Good value for money.

Thank Eggchips
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a great lunch here, lovely and attractive looking food, surprising combinations of taste and a great service!

Thank Leny R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

on sunday evening a lot of restaurants are closed. Bistro Gugenheim is open. It is a modern restaurant with a nice vieuw over the river. The staff is friendly and speaks good englisch. They have several menus. The food is good and the wine is...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Before going I have read many articles about it and my curiosity has been satisfied the bistrot bar displays any sort of punches at a really good price, they offer the visitors deals 3 pinchos and a drink for 10€. Believe they are the best...More

Thank maoetta
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Found the staff here less than pleasant but got the biggest surprise when I visited the Men´s room - one toilet and no toilet seat. I would like to know how one of the most famous museums in the world firstly can have one toilet...More

Thank DanielAlhambra
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Kristin W
24 April 2016|
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No it takes normal bookings
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Abandoibarra, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 23 93 33
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Bistró Guggenheim Bilbao values a free style of cuisine, linked to its roots, to the memory of those dishes that are part of a culture and which need to be adapted to an avant-garde context, without losing neither flavors nor textures. Recipes and sauces are the foundation of our work, though refined, evolved and adapted for the general public that seeks savory, healthy cuisine, and an informal gastronomic experience.
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