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Guria

Gran Via, 66, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 41 57 80
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cod fish” (2 reviews)
“wine” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
Gran Via, 66, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 24 July 2017

I was told this was one of the best places to eat Bacalao al Pil Pil. This is cod fish served with an emulsion of the codfish cooking water and is a classic Bilbao food. The rest is very formal and probably was great somtime....More

1  Thank clatimermd
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Very good food & the best wine I've had so far in Spain. A Basque style Restaurant with tasty, good quality food. The piece of thin steak was cooked perfectly & went down easily, even though it appeared too much when put in front of...More

Thank Helero
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had high expectations of this restaurant, it having been recommended for its seafood. It's quite a formal place, but friendly enough and our waiter was very attentive and friendly. The food, however, was a disappointment and underwhelming. I had clams as a starter, which...More

Thank Richard762
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had hoped to enjoy the food of this highly rated Bilbao restaurant but instead met with very surly waiters who made the start of our evening quite uncomfortable when they reprimanded us for not confirming our reservation. This might have been acceptable if the...More

Thank SerenidadDerbyshire
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Recommended by hotel and not disappointed. Comfortable setting, modern clean lines, good food and service. Cod, squid and Hake dishes were expertly prepared. Grilled vegetable and other starters were delicious. Wine selection of local wines and cheese were very nice. Not a fish and chips...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This a very classical basque restaurant in the city center. We got good recommendations for perretxicos (mushrooms) and cardo (vegetable). After that we tried two different kinds of cod which were very good although not optimal, and nice desserts. The service was very good, the...More

1  Thank Jesusizdo
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Bilbao has a plethora of excellent restaurants but Guria has to be amongst the top 5. I arranged to have a business dinner with my team and they were all extremely impressed. The menu is typically Basque. The quality of the food, wine and service...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had dinner at this restaurant primarily because everything else we tried was full. As it turned out, it was one of the best meals of the trip. We were ushered into the back room which, while empty, was elegantly set with white tablecloths. We...More

1  Thank WhynotColorado
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We stumbled on this place after we decided to stay clear of the pinto's for one evening. We were a family of four and we all fancied some fish on a plate. Checked out the menu and the decided to stay and eat, unfortunately the...More

Thank LALL777
Reviewed 10 October 2015

this restaurant was super expensive, is suppossed to be traditional galician food, but we paid 150 euros for a bottle of wine, one soup , cod and fish, the dinner didnt even had side orders, the waiter was very arrogant saying to us like in...More

2  Thank rosannar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Average prices
US$18 - US$48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gran Via, 66, 48011 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighbourhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 41 57 80
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Description
Guria restaurant in Bilbao is a short walk across Doña Casilda Park from the iconic Euskalduna Palace and worth every step. Guria has widely known as a temple of traditional Basque gastronomy for nearly sixty years – ten at this location – and the kitchen is still under the watchful eye of chef Genaro Pildain and his partner Carlos. Guria is divided into two parts. The luxurious, formal dining room is decorated in the English style in tones of taupe with leather seating, thick carpets and drapes that can be pulled to create private enclaves. The buzzing, brasserie-like bistrot, with its more affordable prices, features a long wood and brass bar, chequered tile floors, and an informal air. Wherever you sit, do not miss one of the two famous cod dishes, either simmered very slowly ‘al pil-pil’ or a la Vizcaina, as Pildain is known as the King of Cod. Wines are service are exemplary
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