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Address: 48004 Bilbao, Spain
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If you are in Casco Viejo, don't miss bars in Plaza Nueva. Plaza itself is nice, but not very impressive, but if you are there at night time, you can find couple really good bars... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 March 2016
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Plano, Texas
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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to stop and have a drink or meal while visiting the old town, but not quite on the same scale as similar squares in Madrid and Barcelona.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

If you are in Casco Viejo, don't miss bars in Plaza Nueva. Plaza itself is nice, but not very impressive, but if you are there at night time, you can find couple really good bars with interesting pintxos there - definitely worth trying!

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

We were wandering the Old Town looking for a coffee and spot of lunch whilst waiting for the town to reopen in the afternoon when we stumbled across this place. Very cute lots of choice for food and drink....nice place to pass an hour or two.

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Spent a great evening here going around the pinxto bars surrounding the square, the setting was beautiful and it's worth visiting during the day just to sit out and watch the world go by.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Some great bars in a lovely square ,some really good value e.g. Bottle of superb basque white wine and six pintxios only 15 euros . We went in winter but could imagine how great in the summer months sitting outside , although the experience of the throng of people inside takes some beating , really buzzy place and vibe.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

It was very busy, best location, nice cold beer and fried calamanis. A lovely view too. Absolutely enjoyed it!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

We included here with the Casco Antiguo and commented about the range of pincho bars here and the open door policy regardless how cold it may be in the winter months. Enjoy the architectural delights of this well preserved, traffic-free square.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The Plaza was hard to enjoy when there was a huge marque being erected that covered pretty much of the square.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

No decent restaurants just scummy little cafes and bars. Loads of litter and really loud, area a real dive. No decent shops or anything of interest

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Great atmosphere. Must see pintxos bars. Great architecture. Sunday morning has a small market (not happy about the caged birds though)

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