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Plaza Nueva, S/N, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 79 57 60
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All reviews tapas beautiful square old town victor montes flea market kids playing great for people watching bars and restaurants locals and tourists casco viejo watch the world glass of wine gure toki cafe bar meeting point delicious pintxos worth a visit
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Reviewed yesterday

The Plaza Nueva is a great example of what living in Spain is all about. The Plaza has restaurants, bars, and shops encircling it. There are tables set out in the square for dining. And there are lots of people just walking through. Oh, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YayaShare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this lovely plaza almost by accident.Full of great pintxos bars where you can eat and drink at the bar or out on the terrace.Was very busy when we visited on a Saturday but managed to find a table and enjoyed a light meal.Efficient...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GoLucky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little plaza with tons of bars. Beautiful little oasis in old town. La Olla had great foie gras pintxos. A wedding had just taken place and the wedding party was hanging around. Quite a cool spot to have a drink and snack

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 2001NH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A centrally located square in Old Town, this spot is close to food and shopping. Many people frequent the square as it’s in the middle of walking transit lanes. More touristy than not, a safe place to stop, rest, eat and get your bearings. Not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jcwbesq
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had a hard time choosing the tapas bar. Finally settled on one with a marvelous array on display. There were no empty tables so a friendly couple invited us to join them. Such a friendly city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Meheru B
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

After a long day of walking or museums, this a lovely place to dine El fresco and sample the various pinxto selections in this square, with many locals and gently lit buildings. From simple Serrano ham to bars and fine dining, this area is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Curious54739211
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Aside from its historic value as the main plaza of the city equivalent to a plaza mayor, this is the site of some of the main available local eateries. Here you will find sites with pinchos written pinxos galore. All kinds of exotic seafood combinations...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank correaalberto
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The square is located inside the old town . I would dubbed it as the pinchos square . Full of tourist and local alike Cheap local wine and pinchos . Very interesting and enjoyable

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Happy258
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

It is a square surrounded by buildings, where you can actually have some relaxing time drinking coffee or having something to eat. Nothing much and surely not my favorite place in Bilbao.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eve_pl
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Plaza Nueva or New Square is one of the main attractions of the city, right in the centre of the Old Quarter or Casco Viejo. It´s a beautiful square with wonderful bars and restaurants that offer incredible "pintxos" among the best ones in the city,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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