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La Despensa del Etxanobe

Calle Juan Ajuriaguerra, 8, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 42 10 71
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Deli, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Juan Ajuriaguerra, 8, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I reckon one of the best in Bilbao. We were invited along with 60 other guests to enjoy a business lunch for the Top 50 Restaurant Awards pre-lunch. LOVED EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT! And that interior, was just toooo beautiful. Excellent everything.... close to the...More

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ate here last night to celebrate my birthday. Superb meal and service. Would come back to Bilbao just to eat here again.

Thank debgri_11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great restaurant. We had the 6 course menu with wine, water and coffee for €83. Service was brilliant and the chef made a fuss of us throughout the meal and when we left. Food was wonderful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you enter, you know this will be special. Terrific premises and lovely staff accompanied by great food. The owner and his lovely wife did all they could to ensure the 4 of us had a really wonderful meal.

Thank Derlin2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has a comfortable atmosphere to it, the service was attentive although I thought it was a pity that we did not get a choice, let alone a recommendation, when we ordered wine by the glass rather than a whole bottle. It came up...More

Thank TravellerInDisguise
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here as we liked the option of a less expensive tasting menu as we were due to eat at Arzak (see separate review) in San Sebastian the following evening. Initially it was frustrating as we received a selection of menu's (including a novelty...More

Thank LonNW3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Serving a lot of local ingredients in a fancy way, here you really can experience the Basque region with its food!

Thank srszrh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful meal in great atmosphere. Very attentive staff. Menu displayed on individual ipads which is a nice touch as you get to see what the finished dish looks like as well as a full description. More expensive than majority of restaurants in Bilbao but worth...More

Thank Howard-Moon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, be careful not to confuse with Atelier Etxanobe which is 1 star restaurant next door. Same chef but a little different food. Probably chiefer here. Good food, not too special here. Want to try Atelier if I come back.

Thank bduckk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic experience, very attentive service. One of the dishes was seafood and it was really fresh.

Thank elenapowell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$70 - $104
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Hot New Restaurants
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Juan Ajuriaguerra, 8, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 42 10 71
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An informal restaurant, designed so that people from Bilbao and those who visit us can enjoy a more than excellent dinner at a reasonable price. As an objective, focus on food and on your ability to get excited and have fun, in the local essential product in Euskadi, a Basque cuisine of a lifetime.
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