Eating out in Bilbao
Bilbao is without a doubt a must-visit city if not only for its food, as Basque cuisine is one of the most delicious and most distinct in Spain.
Set to the rhythm of the Bilbainadas, the Casco Viejo quarter reveals the origins of the city that emerged 700 years ago on the right bank of the Nervión-Ibaizabal estuary.
Plaza Nueva, situated in the ancient Casco Viejo quarter, is an extraordinary place that gives a glimpse into Bilbao’s remarkable history
One thing is for sure, every visit to Bilbao should include a day put aside especially for a pintxo route through the city. This style of eating or dining is an experience that is unique to the Basque Country and, without a doubt, it is one of the most authentic ways to really get to know its spirit.
The La Ribera Market, situated on the banks of the Nervión river, blends traditional food stands with an innovative food court filled with the sounds of jazz.
Basque cuisine is one of the most famous in the world and many of the finest chefs come from the region. The food of Bilbao in particular has a lot of personality and local produce of a high quality.