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Plaza Nueva

#206 of 979 Restaurants in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bilbo Zaharra
Spanish, Bar, European, Pub
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Barria Enparantza, 9, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 06 94
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great plaza with multiple restaurants around the outside. Good place to relax with a coffee or drink and enjoy the day.

Thank Eaglespro
London, United Kingdom
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451 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great atmosphere... fabulous place for great food and a pub crawl. Relaxing fun night out with friends.

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Plaza Nueva is the best area for pinchos bars in Bilbao,and maybe one of the best in Spain. There are about 25 bars around the outside of the square with tables towards the middle. The central area is open for children playing and bands. There is an area undercover for when the weather is not so good. The bars are... More 

Thank PT5
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Beautiful square with lots of excellent bars for some drinks and pinxtos. It was great for people watching and we felt like we were surrounded by locals out for breakfast too.

Thank Charlotte E
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

A must see. Great atmosphere. Everybody, all generations, wandering about. Lovely at lunchtime, delightful at dinnertime

Thank blackrockDublin
Springfield, Missouri
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453 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 683 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Plaza Nueva is a space for families to relax, people walk their dogs and children play. The apartments surrounding the square are very expensive and generally passed down from one family member to another. Apartments with the smallest windows are the least expensive. The Square was originally built for King Fernando. He was promised an impressive statue in the middle... More 

Thank Sailorsgirl
Leeds, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

If you enjoy eating then there is no better place for variety! Plenty of bars to choose from - a great way to spend an evening!

1 Thank Pelirroja P
Barcelona, Spain
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Nice place with typical "tascas", really nice to do some pintxos in the different places around. There are a small market on Sundays (Mainly with 2nd hand books) quite nice and charming. Perfect to go with friends and "potear" (the word that in the Basque Country you use when you are eating some pintxos in different bars).

1 Thank VParraPedrero
Bath, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

I reckon that this place would normally be very busy, butat 9pm on aMonday in the last week inNov, it was pretty quiet.

Thank AlanBA2
New York
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Not really new, dates from early 19th century. Totally arcaded, with a variety of small restaurants serving tapas or dinner under the arcades. Sort of touristy but still nice. A very safe feeling area, with lots of local families out in the early evening.

2 Thank NewYorkViajera

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Spanish, Bar, European, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barria Enparantza, 9, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra
  • Neighbourhood: Bilbo Zaharra
  • Phone Number: +34 944 15 06 94

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?