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Cafe Iruna

Colon de Larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 23 70 21
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb skewers” (21 reviews)
“kebab” (24 reviews)
“tapas” (51 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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Colon de Larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was busy at night but less manic than Calle Ledesma round the corner. Some very nice pinxtos, and all the waiters behind the bar were very friendly, quick and easy to speak to. Reasonable pricing as well. The bar itself is absolutely gorgeous, one of...More

Thank jon_hall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at our hotel at 10pm and wanted some food and wine , it was a Monday and lots of places closed quite early but our hotel sent us here because they always open late . The place was really busy until 12oclock with...More

Thank phillip g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place would have been a 5 if the service had been consistent... we started our evening in the cafe, served by an amazing waiter but when we went in to the restaurant, the waiter was a typical seasoned older waiter with a poor attitude...More

Thank Somersetreviewer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Iruna is a classic old cafe in Bilbao, in a street parallel to Ledesma, thus in an area with dozens of pintxo bars. The place is beautiful, with charming art deco interiors and a big bar spanning the pintxos area and the sit-down part....More

Thank lamusi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice building. A lot of choice for pintxos of reasonable quality. Very busy and it misses a bit the atmosphere.

Thank tetra29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place. Love the tile work. Pintxo selection and quality was good. Friendly staff. Stopped there twice during our visit to Bilbao.

Thank Paint-by-number
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This became our favourite bar or coffee stop. Great atmosphere early evening when the pintxos are piled high to encourage locals and tourists alike to pop in.

Thank FlyMe_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Iconic building. Lovely original interia. Moorish tiles and look up at the beautiful ceiling. Very good 3 course lunch,with a bottle of wine and water. Get there when it opens at 1 o'clock or wait in a queue thereafter. A great lunch experience worth waiting...More

Thank Adrian K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very retro style cafe/bar, fast service with good food, and a bottle of wine plus water included in the set menu price, which was very reasonable with home made deserts, or you could stand at bar and nibble on gorgeous pintxoes as locals do chill...More

Thank Eamonn R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Came in here for the last pinxtos of the night--our waiter was extremely brusque and unhelpful. The red wine he served was very good. The pinxtos were a bit tired by the time we were in there but it's a great place to look round...More

Thank mullionboy
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Anna C
4 June 2017|
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Response from grumpyalfiemoon | Reviewed this property |
Don't know sorry. Only went in for breakfast. Seems more of a café really.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colon de Larreategui, Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighbourhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 23 70 21
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