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Cafe Iruna

Plaza Castillo 44, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
+34 948 22 42 93
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Plaza Castillo 44, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here mainly because of the history attached to this restaurant. Its the oldest restaurant in this wonderful city, has an excellent location and stunning architecture. We opted for the 3 course meal, wine and water included for 15 euro 95 cent. We ordered...More

Thank bella333_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievably beautiful interior. Good food well presented and reasonably priced. Choice of menu meals or bar tapas.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay we came here for the architecture rather than the food. The architecture did not fail to disappoint, but I have to say the food offering was good. So good we went twice. We didn’t take the menu but sat at the bar and ate...More

Thank LincolnBest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a great sense of history here. They definitely push the Hemingway connection. There are several signs and pictures and a life-sized statue of Ernest Hemingway to the bar. The decor is carved wood and is pretty fancy. We just had coffee and cake,...More

Thank Crcb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service rather slow, pintxos not better than anywhere else, but the place just oozes history. Wonderful old world setting.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and coffee here is pretty good but service needs to be improved. They seem to snub tourists and serve the locals first even when you’re up at the bar trying catch their attention to order something. Churros was quite nice.

Thank Slim5144
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Passed through Pamplona while doing the Camino walk and had read about this bar/restaurant so we went there for drinks and some lunch. Location is superb just off the Plaza de Castillo. Service was not good. For size of bar, only had a couple of...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Café Iruña (Iruña means Pamplona in Basque language) has some history. There is a real-life sizue Ernest Hemingway statue in the interior (in a locked separate room, but you can ask service to open the door for you). The whole interior of the cafè...More

Thank Franco F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location ,nice room ,ok staff not over friendly food quite good and very good value ,good place to start the night

Thank tractortom777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe iruna, its been here for 100 years plus and will hopefully be here for another 100. A classic old style continental cafe.

Thank Martyn A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Castillo 44, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Navarra  >  Pamplona
  • Phone Number: +34 948 22 42 93
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Founded in 1888 by a group of locals, was the first settlement with electricity from Pamplona, "opened to the public on the eve of San Fermin by filling to the porches", say the Chronicles of the time followed year after year, and still is the meeting point of all the locals, and all those foreigners who want to see the local who became world famous writer Ernest Hemingway.
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