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Plaza Nueva, S/N, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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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 via mobile

Plaza Nueva is one of some typical squares located in Bilbao, a city in the north part of Iberian Peninsula. It is very big and it has some restaurants and bars, where you can eat or drink something and enjoy with very beautiful views of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Bilbão is a great place, and this is one of the nicest areas to explore the many great bars and to sample some great tapas, good wine or beer and soak up the vibrant atmosphere, both during the day and in the evening. Relax and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jkc2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 3 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 November 6, 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 November 6, 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 November 4, 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 November 4, 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
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kentmorrdave
Kent Island, Maryland
Holy Saturday (0 Replies)
We welcomed two processions into Plaza Nueva around 5 p.m. We are off for battery charges and heading towards campana for the rest of tonight. More pix Sunday.
April 03, 2010|
srclancs_10
lancs
Good Restaurants (4 Replies)
We are staying on the Plaza Nueva and I wondered if anyone could tell me any good reasonable priced restaurants/tapas bars close by Thanks
February 26, 2012|
Response fromBennyMalaga|
srclancs: Read the top question about best restaurants.
wenray75
Singapore, Singapore
short trip plan! any advice pls! (6 Replies)
23/11 (Wed) – Arrive by train in Granada (905am) – Check in Granada Hotel (?) - Alambra 24/11 (Thu) – Sierra Nevada 25/11 (Fri) – Plaza Nueva – Sacremonte OR Albayzin – overnight train to Barcelona Any advice? anything missing? got 2kids and a grandma with me!
October 04, 2011|
Response fromkaneda|
Check-in time will be somewhere between noon and 2pm. You can buy Alhambra tickets online which saves having to queue. Sierra Nevada National Park? There are a number of companies in Granada that do hop-on, hop-off bus tours so you can see all the important bits of the city and visit the ones you like.