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Calle Perro, 2 | Calle perro 2, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 97 72
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
26 Nov 2017
“Lively bar, tasty pintxos ”
8 Jun 2017
“Nice selection of tapas at reasonable prices”
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Calle Perro, 2 | Calle perro 2, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant experience with friendly staff, efficient service, good choice of pintxos and drinks. Lively and friendly place. Pintxos were very tasty but probably not warm enough which means four stars instead of five.

Thank Scatterjames
Reviewed 9 June 2017

In the early evening we walked to the old town for tapas, finding a place recommended in Fodors as having some of the tastiest and most interesting and varied pintxos in all of tapas-dom - "Xukela". There was a good selection of tasty tapas at...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Poor quality compared to other taverns. The products were not fresh enough. Most propably prepared way earlier before.

Thank Xenios K
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We arrived here a little bit late for the time restaurants are usually full, sataf was very nice even thoug, we ordered for mushrooms and a bottle of local Cider, its was a good meal, nice atmosphere, I recomend it!

Thank RaquelPonsati
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We went on Monday afternoon and got several pintxos and tortilla de patatas. It was all fine but nothing really stood out. We had a glass of rioja and a glass of ribera del duerno which were both great. My suggestion: get the wine, skip...More

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I was taken here by one of e great chefs of the town. The owner is an intellectual guy with a friendly attitude. Served great wine both txakoli (pronounces chakoli) and my favorite Rioja wine from south. The unusual pintxos are there to be tasted....More

1  Thank AyhanSicimoglu
Reviewed 28 March 2016

we came here to try the Rooster comb with mushroom. it was something we had not tried before. not a wow but intriguing

Thank ashafrir
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We came by this restaurant, because the owner of another restaurant (!!!) brought us with the words: These guys will watch after you! And they did. Good wine (try an Albariño wine with some fishy pintxos), nice food (although kitchen was already closing when we...More

Thank Amberhid
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Both the rioja and ribero del duero red wines by the glass we ordered were excellent, as were all the different pintxos we tried (4? 5?). Staff were friendly and attentive at the bar. The place was busy, but not obnoxiously packed. A cool vibe....More

Thank IvanCDG
Reviewed 19 November 2013

The four of us stopped by here for lunch in the middle of siesta. Most businesses around were closed and the locals were coming in for lunch, which added to the ambiance. There was no menu, but the owner invited us to pick from a...More

1  Thank sotms
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Restaurant Details

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Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Perro, 2 | Calle perro 2, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Bilbo Zaharra
  • Neighbourhood: Bilbo Zaharra
  • Phone Number: +34 944 15 97 72
Xukela, casa fundada en 1982, un punto de encuentro. Situado en pleno Casco Viejo de Bilbao cuenta con una barra siempre repleta de pintxos. Es un bar "no tradicional", de cocina informal, de mestizaje, cogiendo cosas de aquí y de allá. Este establecimiento del casco antiguo resulta perfecto, dentro de su sencillez, para descubrir los múltiples sabores asociados al mundo del tapeo. Son famosos sus patés como el campagne, el bloc de canard o el mousse perigord, sus ahumados, embutidos y quesos, la ensalada de piquillo, jamón de pato y paté, los espárragos rellenos de salmón, los puerros con vinagreta o la ensalada de bacalao, tomate y queso de cabra Xukela... una taberna ilustrada!!!
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