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Plaza Nueva

Plaza Nueva, S/N, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 79 57 60
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  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
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“tapas” (53 reviews)
“old town” (69 reviews)
“nice square” (9 reviews)
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Plaza Nueva, S/N, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 79 57 60
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is being used by painters. It seems like a postcard view. It is a language academy which aims to protect Bask Language. It may be good to see.

Thank Tayfun ı
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a Sunday and the place was absolutely buzzing. There was a flea market around the edges of the square and all the little bars were full of happy laughter and chatter. Sundays are obviously the day local families dress up and...More

Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better than San Sebastian which we thought could not be beaten. There are at least 8 places to try with a glass of Txakoli on the side.

Thank SergioC108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near other attractions so easy to make it to this attraction. There are also many restaurants and bars in the area so nice place for lunch. Also t is not far from the tram stop.

Thank GKP46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks 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 16 September 2017

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 15 September 2017

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 15 September 2017

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 13 September 2017 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
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