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La Despensa del Etxanobe

Calle Juan Ajuriaguerra, 8, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 42 10 71
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chef's menu” (28 reviews)
“lasagna” (28 reviews)
“orange cream” (12 reviews)
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8:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Deli, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Juan Ajuriaguerra, 8, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent tasting menu with great wines, superb service, stylish ambiance. We couldn't ask for more. Get the tasting menu, it is well worth it.

Thank AlenaJ119
Reviewed 1 week ago

I try to eat at Michelin star restaurants wherever I go. I am not sure that I have ever had a better dining experience anywhere. The food, wine, service, presentation and (unbelievably) price were about the best I ahve ever had. I called at the...More

1  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant exceeded expectations. The atmosphere was cool with low lighting, and very relaxing. We opted for one of the two tasting menus (there is also an a la carte menu), which also came with wine. Every course was excellently prepared and explained by the...More

1  Thank sequoia44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I dined here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was our first trip to the Basque region, and this restaurant was a wonderful introduction to the food and culture! The online booking service is fab and so easy (with a reminder Email)....More

1  Thank Amy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As my title says - this restaurant is one of a kind as it offers not just excuisite food but also superb top class service and real friendly experience in top restaurant. The starters were just amazing. Being an amateur cook on my own, sometimes...More

Thank George1133
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I reckon one of the best in Bilbao. We were invited along with 60 other guests to enjoy a business lunch for the Top 50 Restaurant Awards pre-lunch. LOVED EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS RESTAURANT! And that interior, was just toooo beautiful. Excellent everything.... close to the...More

Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night to celebrate my birthday. Superb meal and service. Would come back to Bilbao just to eat here again.

Thank debgri_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great restaurant. We had the 6 course menu with wine, water and coffee for €83. Service was brilliant and the chef made a fuss of us throughout the meal and when we left. Food was wonderful.

1  Thank Donald M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From the moment you enter, you know this will be special. Terrific premises and lovely staff accompanied by great food. The owner and his lovely wife did all they could to ensure the 4 of us had a really wonderful meal.

Thank Derlin2017
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a comfortable atmosphere to it, the service was attentive although I thought it was a pity that we did not get a choice, let alone a recommendation, when we ordered wine by the glass rather than a whole bottle. It came up...More

Thank TravellerInDisguise
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$70 - US$105
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Hot New Restaurants, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Juan Ajuriaguerra, 8, 48009 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 42 10 71
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An informal restaurant, designed so that people from Bilbao and those who visit us can enjoy a more than excellent dinner at a reasonable price. As an objective, focus on food and on your ability to get excited and have fun, in the local essential product in Euskadi, a Basque cuisine of a lifetime.
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