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La Vina del Ensanche

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$$ - $$$
Contemporary, Spanish
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Diputacion 10, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
+34 944 15 56 15
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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United States
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Order the prefix option so you can taste a little (a lot!) of everything. The staff is very busy but they are friendly and courteous. The food is very good you will enjoy it a lot. I saw the locals (they look like locals) getting some type of meat (chunks) with potatoes and it looked delicious but I forgot to... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a truly wonderful experience. We only barely managed to book a table, popping in the day before to ask. The restaurant is also a small shop with a small selection of food and wine. The bar with the same name is next door. We enjoyed the seven course tasting menu at fifty euros. Each dish was a nice... More 

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked a table in person as tried in vain on line. Restaurant is extremely popular and has great atmosphere. The waiters didn't speak any English but we went for the tasting menu and we were not disappointed. We were amazed by the abundance of food that just seemed to keep coming. The stand out dishes were the iberico ham and... More 

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Millisle, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with party of 16. Had tasting menu of something like 8 courses. Excellent food @30 euros. Ham,cod, pork cheek all very tasty and beautifully presented. Fantastic service for such a large party. Would definitely return with family. Also has very good delicatessen and shop.

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United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

N43°15,726' W2°55,954' This pintxo bar experienced the Lonely Planet effect after the outstanding must-visit verdict: it could well be the best place to eat pintxos in Bilbao. Foreign visitors flocked to non-English speaking La Vina del Ensanche. The solution was twofold: an iPad with the menu in six languages and extra tables outside. We wanted to sit inside so queued... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents and I went on a 3 day trip to Bilbao and ate here 3 times - twice for dinner and once for lunch. Very reasonably priced and excellent quality food. Much less carb-y than some of the other places we tried which made a nice change. Staff very friendly - brought us the dessert menu in English (even... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the best places in Bilbao to eat ham along with a good Crianza red wine. It is possible just to have sone wines (poteo), wine and pintxos (pintxo pote) or to sit down and have a light supper. The seats are a bit uncomfortable and reservation for a supper is more than recommendable. It is not in... More 

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Bilbao, Spain
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a drink among friends and one of our stop was La viña.well it was full of people having a drink, when we managed to reach the bar it was full of Pinchos from one end to another. One more appetising than the other, we could not resist and decided to try some. Well I can tell you... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a Saturday night and the food was just sublime. This really is a great restaurant with a small but excellent menu that covers all tastes. The place was full of local people (always a good sign), but having said that the menu which is on a tablet caters for English visitors with good descriptions and photographs... More 

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Laredo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tasted some ibéricos such us "jamón, lomo,..." Delicious!! Besides, the combination of olives, green pepper and anchovies -called GILDA - was perfect. The bechamel balls with jabugo ham,... As a dessert, an apple tiramisu!! And We drank the best wines from La Rioja (Viña Alberdi, Viña Arana,...) The only problem:it was full by 21h.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:00
Thursday
08:30 - 23:00
Friday
08:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Diputacion 10, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Vizcaya  >  Bilbao
  • Phone Number: +34 944 15 56 15
Description
With a tradition of more than 85 years, La Viña del Ensanche offers two different spaces: The Bar, traditional premise with the classic ambient of tavern, including a covered terrace. It's Degustation Menu includes the best products from our main carte. Is the best option for an informal contact with the rhythm and pulse of the town. The Taller (Workshop), an intimate ambient with a more exclusive service, with a Gastronomic Menu accompanied with a cellar of more than 150 references, all prepared live in front of the customer. Finally, the Store, a delicatessen where you can purchase gastronomic specialities and selected wine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?