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“Good meeting place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Plaza Nueva

Plaza Nueva
Casco Viejo, Bilbao, Spain (Formerly Plaza Barria)
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Ranked #5 of 157 things to do in Bilbao
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Argyll
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“Good meeting place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The main square in the old town.
many locals come here to meet and eat both at lunch and dinner.
Probably a dozen good tapas bars and restaurants to choose from. Wide open space where the children play.

Visited March 2014
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Qormi, Malta
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“Time to relax”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Plaza Nueva is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a drink and the Basque cuisine. I visited the place both during the day as well as on Friday night. On Friday, the Plaza was full of people, kicking off the weekend. It's the place to go if you want to meet local people.

Visited February 2014
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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“Plenty of choice where to eat and drink”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Lovely old collonaded square with a variety of bars, cafes, restuarants to suit all tastes. This is the place to meet, take wine and try the pinxtos.

Visited March 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“fabulous little bars and cafes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Great buzz about this square with all the bars and cafes surrounding it - the café buildings are wonderful, it was wet when were there but I imagine it's lovely with everyone sat outside in the summer.

Visited January 2014
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Bilbao, Spain
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“A nice place to have an apetizer...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

If you like the typical atmosphere of "wine and tappas", you are best at here!
However, most of the places have lost their "encanto": some years ago, it was very diffiult to obtain a place at the bar, nowadays a lot of places look like deserted!
I still have a glass there, but I am missing somewhat the former days...

Visited November 2013
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