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Bistro Guggenheim Bilbao

Avda. Abandoibarra, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 23 93 33
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avda. Abandoibarra, 2, 48001 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not checked reviews on this place and just stumbled into it when we needed food with 3 hungry children. Service was great and quick and the food was superb, both for the children and for the adults. The bacalao ajo arriero and kokotxas...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If the art in side the Guggenheim is not to your taste, then step inside this charming Bistro where they offer a tasty fixed-price meal all day (including dinner). It's a good idea to make a reservation when you arrive at the museum so you...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We stopped for a break after seeing the museum and enjoyed our drinks and loved the variety and look of the snacks.

Thank Elsie H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

A seasonal menu was on offer with good options of meat, seafood and greens. I had a fish and seafood soup that was a little too salty for me but brimming with the umami flavours of the sea, and the seafood was very fresh. For...More

Thank oranjeSinga
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I booked a table for lunch at the Bistro in the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao after reading very good reviews in Trip Advisor and elsewhere. Overall was a mixed experience, with a couple of not irrelevant faults. I visited the place at 13:30 in a...More

Thank lamusi
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

A pleasant break after a hard day exploring the Museum’s delights. Friendly staff to talk you through their seasonal menu. Good for a light lunch or set meal dinner menu with wine pairing option.

Thank FlyMe_11
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We had a leisurely lunch here after a visit to The Guggenheim. They do a very good white sangria (white wine, orange juice and 'other things', the waiter told us!) The choice of pinchxos was very good - I can't remember what they all were...More

Thank 651MrsG
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We sat at the bistro for a quick bite before going into the museum and were surprised. The set of pinxos was one of the best we ate in Bilbao and San Sebastian!Highly recommend! Its a pity that there are so few waiters, but the...More

Thank Lopalka
Reviewed 5 November 2017

After three hours visit in the Guggenheim museum we went to the Bistro. Luckily threre was a free table without reservation. As a starter we had chicken gyozas with garlic, watercress and it's juice and spider crab terrine, piccled cabbage heart and spring onion cream....More

Thank JMuhonen
Reviewed 27 October 2017

They say you can rate a restaurant by its bread. The bread at the Guggenheim Bistro is fantastic and the restaurant is very good. I had the best fish soup ever as a starter and then ordered the cod cheeks. Unfortunately this wasn’t to my...More

Thank Gill A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$23 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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