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Bistro Guggenheim Bilbao

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Avda. Abandoibarra, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 23 93 33
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

After visiting the Guggenheim Museum we decided to have lunch there and everyone on the table agreed to have the tasting menu with wine paring. The food was very good would say one of the best meals I had in Bilbao. Highly recommend the place and very reasonable price

Thank Michael C
Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We went to the terrace of the Guggenheim next to the bistro for some Pintxos and we were very enthusiastic. Of course they can't rival with the the top pintxos restaurants, but then for a museum it is absolute perfect. Even though it was very busy, like always at the Guggenheim, the service was very satisfactory. Excellent whine choices and... More 

Thank Herman S
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

the staff were super attentive here. the variety of food was enough to satisfy a light lunch. we liked the attmosphere and value for money prices.

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Really delicious set meal , good value, friendly service and so convenient after a tiring visit to the Guggenheim

Thank Martinian
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

We enjoyed this restaurant for dinner as part of an upscale tour group. The service and food were excellent. Among the dishes were a crabmeat terrine, cod with eggs, hake in green sauce, and lamb over a vegetable and hazelnut puree. The dessert was somewhat like a bread pudding: cartelized french toasted soaked in egg yolk and cream and topped... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Of course, you will want to go to the Guggenheim, however, if you already went (or are going at another time), please consider a lunch at the Bistro. Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made well ahead of time. We enjoyed the 3 course lunch. A glass of wine is included. Very nice service and terrific food. Loved it!... More 

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

After visiting the Guggenheim Museum, we opted to dine at the adjacent Bistro restaurant. Varied menu with some unique suggestions. Bread, a sampling of Pintxos and a bottle of local wine started the dinner. We chose the lamb taurine and the Haik seafood entrees. Neither disappointed. Choice of after dinner drinks and desserts were included in the price of our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We had the €29.50 menu which gets you three courses of superb food, half a bottle of wine, water and tea/coffee. For a starter I had the spider crab terrine which comes on toasted bread/brioche with crunchy lettuce, pickled onien and sun-dried tomato which tasted fabulously fresh and was a very nicely balanced dish. For my main I had (for... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We ate at the Bistro excellent food excellent service ..and the prices for a set menu were very reasonable The staff took time to explain what was on the menu due to our limited Spanish

Thank Juloulou
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

lovely set price meal which included homemade bread, olives, starter, main, pudding and a whole bottle of wine and water! the food was outstanding and the service was great. the staff knew the menu and had no trouble removing the food to whichi am allergic. unusally the menu even offered coeliac - amazing. lovely atmosphere and decor and very well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $39
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Abandoibarra, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 23 93 33
Bistró Guggenheim Bilbao values a free style of cuisine, linked to its roots, to the memory of those dishes that are part of a culture and which need to be adapted to an avant-garde context, without losing neither flavors nor textures. Recipes and sauces are the foundation of our work, though refined, evolved and adapted for the general public that seeks savory, healthy cuisine, and an informal gastronomic experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?