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Barroeta Aldamar, 8,, Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 00 99 77
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13:30 - 15:30
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Mon - Sat 13:30 - 15:30
Thu - Sat 20:30 - 22:45
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Ankara, Turkey
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this restaurant because it was a Michelin listed restaurant with excellent reviews. We did not regret for our decision. My wife and I shared two main dishes. They arrived separately plated, which was very nice. Our first choice, the famous Basque food "Huevos eco con patata rot@ y los tres cerditos a la brasa" (as it was written... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is a very nice restaurent in the modern center of Bilbao. If you don't know the precise adress you will not find it. It is in a former salt storage. It looks very nice. The serving is very friendly and proffessional. The food is excelent!

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2 Thank Ruven B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a local, and he knew what he was talking about. Friendly staff, gorgeous food, lovely relaxed ambience. My wife and I ordered three dishes to share, and they arrived separately plated so there was no divvying up of portions or passing plates back and forth. A nice touch. Warmly recommended.

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1 Thank Michael L
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Lunxh special is a good price. Interesting flavour that all hit above par. Nothing out of the ball park but great over all.

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1 Thank Fundyar76
Everett, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Excellent meal, superior service and a beautiful restaurant. I would highly recommend this location if you are in Bilboa and want a spectacular meal! We had a group of 13 people and Bascook worked out a pre-planned menu that was beyond expectation. We will return again just to enjoy this location. Sabrina

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1 Thank S L
Madrid, Spain
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Everything from the placement of the restaurant in the old salt store of Bilbao, the presentation of the tables, the kind and friend service, to the well-done and taste food invite to stay there and to go back. The wine selection is very good. The food deserves one Mich star. Integration of Basque traditional food with oriental plates is perfect.... More 

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2 Thank Miguel S
Cesena, Italy
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Only a great chef could build up such an impressive menu, full of dishes from the basque tradition (as the bacalao pil-pil, one of the best in town) but also rich of asian footprints well-melted with the local (beloved) ingredients. I'm a tartare lover, and the one that I ate here was really amazing. High-quality wine selection, as expected. The... More 

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1 Thank Andrea_o815b613
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Having read other reports, my wife expected to be able to order from a vegetarian menus. There is indeed a list of seven vegetarian options however several contained fish! So beware. Having said this our waiter was extremely helpful and attempted to meet my wife's needs. Sadly it did not quite work out as the kitchen did not totally comprehend... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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656 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Fantastic space, food — and music! U2 & REM through Cash's "hurt" and various recent metal anthems. Food is similarly surprising —1/3rd vegetarian, 1/3 supposedly trad Basque (but also super interesting) and 1/3 Asian fusion. Spicy! Amazing deserts too— g&t sorbet! Way too interesting for Michelin in my experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

A surprise weekend birthday trip to Bilbao with my partner and so no time to book any restaurants in advance. Of course everyone eats late in Spain and so we tried our chances in town at the comparatively early time of 9pm. Almost hidden down a relatively quiet side-street, we found Bascook and the extremely helpful woman at the desk... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
13:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
13:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 15:30
Thursday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:45
Friday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:45
Saturday
13:30 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barroeta Aldamar, 8,, Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 00 99 77

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?