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“tapas” (51 reviews)
“old town” (68 reviews)
“lovely square” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Plaza Nueva, S/N, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

These people love to be out and Plaza Nueva is one of the meeting points. People of all ages, cultures, gender, children, elderly, babies, expecting mums etc. are all appear after work hours. A bustling, genuine section of the everyday Basque life.

Thank Turhan T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the place to come for tapas bar hopping in Bilbao. If you have never done tapas, come to Bilbao! What a great city. Easy to navigate. And the pedestrian-friendly old town is a wonderful diversion. Plaza Nueva had entertainers performing throughout the Saturday...More

Thank MickeysBestPal
Reviewed 4 days ago

Usually these places are packed with expensive, but not that great food and drink choices. My husband and I expected to go to one or two places then wander out, but we stand corrected. We visited multiple establishments and ordered pinxtos (though I am a...More

Thank Allison K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Used to be the the site of the Biscay government, it host now some of the most ancient taverns and restaurants of the city. Walk around it and find your favourite restaurant/bar to eat the famous Pinxtos alongside a refreshing beer or wine (vino de...More

Thank Ricardo n
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good to walk around this arcaded square in the old part off town which is full of pavement cafes and bars selling pintxos, which are similar to tapas. Atmosphere is lively dependant on the time you visit. We went at lunchtime and evening but evening...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pretty square with a covered walkway containing lots of excellent bats/cafes. Cafe Bilbao is the first to open for breakfast and is popular all day! Great place to start. La Olla is very popular in the evening! We are downstairs in the restaurant and upstairs...More

Thank turps66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A square full of pintxo bars and people. It's busy and active and fun. Great for people watching and you can literally wear yourself out eating.

Thank CLONorthWales
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice plaza surounded by many delicious tapas bar. Cool atmoshpere in the evenings, enjoy it with few basque pintxos and a glass of wine

Thank PepeHohl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon the plaza on a Sunday evening looking to sample some pinnchos (tapas). Whatever your tastes, there's a plethora of options to choose from in the Plaza Nueva square with prices fluctuating, depending on your preference(s). Personally, I found Bar Charly to fit...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large attractive arcaded square full of tapas bars/cafes. During the day you can sit in sun or shade. Then very atmospheric in the evening with some of the best tapas bars in Bilbao attracting the crowds. Hunt it out in the narrow web of streets...More

Thank 190832Anne
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