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Barroeta Aldamar, 8,, Bilbao, Spain
944009977
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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 93
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent!

My wife and I dined with a friend here who lives in the city and who chose this venue. She chose well! It has a somewhat modern feel to it and dishes come with modern twists. Not generally what I look for but on this occasion, all the dishes we ordered were delightful. No doubt there is a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
LoftusroadW12
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Carcassonne, France
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Carcassonne, France
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I dined with a friend here who lives in the city and who chose this venue. She chose well! It has a somewhat modern feel to it and dishes come with modern twists. Not generally what I look for but on this occasion, all the dishes we ordered were delightful. No doubt there is a heavy influence... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Everything about Bascook was a surprise. I never really knew what to expect but whatever was in my head, prior to my visit, was blown away immediately. The restaurant has been well decorated and ultimately is a nice place to sit down for a meal. The tables are larger than most other restaurants so no struggling to find room for... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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146 reviews 146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stumbled upon bascook with three friends one lunchtime. Intrigued by the place we went in. No tables. We left quite upset. A week later upon returning to Bilbao we made a reservations for lunch. We were quite honestly blown away by the quality of the food. As we were leaving lunch we made reservations for dinner and went back... More 

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Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Food was good. First plate was amazing - black rice dish. Second dish (duck) was ok. Too chewy. Service was terrible. Felt ignored and too slow. Had to keep flagging staff down to place order, get water, our bill etc. Restaurant itself is beautiful. Presentation of food beautiful. Glad we went and checked it out. Wouldn't go back though. Been... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Bascook had fabulous food and a fun environment. We ate as a couple, and the prices were reasonable for a "nice night out". A must-go if visiting Bilbao.

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Niteroi, RJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The staff was super nice! We went for lunch on a weekday and they had the most amazing lunch menu! It was delicious and the place is beautiful!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

It was the best restaurant we've been to in Spain! We tried the black rice; rice cooked with the ink of squid and pieces of squid served with fried eggs, cod fish and fried skin of fish with kind of green beans and a yummy sauce. It was surpisingly good! Shrimp risotto, cod fish with pil pil sauce was better... More 

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Canakkale, Turkey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great atmosphere, good pricing for well done food. I wonder how come this place has also bad reviews. We were very happy with the food and the service; that stands higher than overall service quality for this country. Creative menu formation, tables not on top of each other, space kept for guest privacy, elegant but not over done, relaxed and... More 

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Sawston, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We went here mainly because the guide book said they included vegetarian options - and were overwhelmed by the quality of the meal! We went for the Menu del Dia equivalent (doesn't differentiate between Primeros and Secondas - you just choose two dishes from the wide range, doesn't include drinks) which made the meal good value, but even at full... More 

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

A great dinner out. We had a recommendation from the hotel as we were looking for fun funky with good food. That's what we got. The food was interesting without being pretentious and they even split our portions as we told them we wanted to share - felt like a tasting menu in a Michelin starred restaurant. Dessert was AMAZING... More 

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  • Address: Barroeta Aldamar, 8,, Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Vizcaya Province  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: 944009977

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