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El Globo

C/ Diputacion 8, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 42 21
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (15 reviews)
“tapas” (37 reviews)
“turnover” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
C/ Diputacion 8, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good for tapas in a lively atmosphere. Can get very crowded. Best to book to guarantee an outside table at busy times

Thank yanhLondon_England
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Many visually appealing and flavourful pinxtos to choose from with AMAZING prices(1,9€). Servers were friendly and spoke English. Location was central and a must go when in Bilbao.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have tried many pintxo places in Bilbao, and this is certainly one of the best! Definitely worth a visit...

Thank WilMiRe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to this are upon our hotel's reception and the whole area was full of people so we had to wait few minutes until we were sat. The service was wonderful in spite of the crowd and the food was very good.

Thank Hezkia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a table in the terrace, we chose what we wanted and they brought it to the table. Good central location.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what you expect from a good pincho place: fun, crowded (but accessible) a few original pinchos, reasonably priced. Central location.

Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tiny place but the pintxos are AMAZING. We went twice, very busy both times but an excellent spot for dinner or lunch. Or even a late night snack ;)

Thank Simona P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crowded, raucous, glorious. Great bar that you can actually take your kids to. We went here to introduce the kids to pinxtos. There is no table waited service inside except for certain things. But if you can muscle up to the bar through the crowd,...More

Thank O3977CZmatthewd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Typical Bilbao's tapas/bar, 100% recommended. You can't miss it when you go to Bilbao. The owners make every client feel special, they even make suggestions and everthing is delicious!!! Dont miss out the "Pincho de Foie". We will come back!!!

Thank JJHC17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Bilbao for a short day trip from San Sebastian. We stopped by at El Globo for a quick coffee and some later afternoon pintxos. The coffee was great as were the pintxos. Pick any pintxo - you cant go wrong here.

Thank AshishNichani
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Questions & Answers
13 February 2017|
Response from Juan Manuel C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, According to their webpage, they are closed on Sundays. Also, they are closed from 1st August to 15th August. You can ask them directly at barelglobo[at] gmail
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24 April 2015|
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Response from Dominic A | Reviewed this property |
At the moment there are also tables outside on the terrace.....will be until the end of summer so more tables available. Most people turn up and wait though. Very busy Friday/Sat nights.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Diputacion 8, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao>  > Abando
  • Neighbourhood: Abando
  • Phone Number: +34 944 15 42 21
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