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Cafe Iruna

Plaza Castillo 44, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
+34 948 22 42 93
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  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Castillo 44, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice place for a drink or cup of coffee and to set and people watch. Service is slow but ok! The coffee was very good and the wine interesting.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived in Pamplona with only a day to spend sight seeing and excited to savour quality food. I slipped breakfast to enjoy, what I 'imagined' would be wonderful food in a beautiful restaurant. I have just left feeling foolish about my expectations and immediately...More

Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Pamplona and made a beeline for Cafe Iruna and El Rincon de Hemmingway. The style is classic 1920s/1930s with the art deco features, ornate lighting, stucco walls, ceiling and pillars. The colour scheme is dirty brown and ochre - but stylish dirty. The...More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year, during a journey through the Basque Country, we enjoyed eating three times at the Cafe Iruna of Bilbao. With that in mind, we tried a similar establishment at pamplona, which apparently is operated by the same restaurateur. By the way, the Cafes at...More

Thank josebenjamin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast here on 2 mornings. Classic surroundings with great atmosphere. Good service with reasonable prices.

Thank Ako
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice, located at the Plaza, delicious tapas. Able to seat inside or outside, outside service was slow.

Thank ElChri
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit to see the interior; go to the door at the back right to Hemingway’s bar where there is a statue of him leaning at the bar.However, there was no server in there on the two occasions we went in!

Thank tryfan
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The churros with chocolate were amazing. The spirit of Hemingway, whose favorite hotel is on the square, definitely still resides here. We did not have a meal, just dessert. Lots of locals and not just tourists. Even if you don't want chocolate, the decor is...More

Thank Ginny W
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful centrally located historic bar in the heart of Pamplona- they have a charming outdoor area where you can people watch and smoke. Great variety of Spanish pinchos, large open bar with people coming and going throughout the day. Had their cafe con leche (espresso...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I have just loved this place !!! I went with all my family last Saturday to enjoy hot chocolate and churros and the place is really magic ... yes, a bit overcrowded, but that's normal ... it is so traditional ... you will simply love...More

2  Thank ricardo-s-serrano
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 26
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Castillo 44, 31001 Pamplona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Navarra  >  Pamplona
  • Phone Number: +34 948 22 42 93
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Founded in 1888 by a group of locals, was the first settlement with electricity from Pamplona, "opened to the public on the eve of San Fermin by filling to the porches", say the Chronicles of the time followed year after year, and still is the meeting point of all the locals, and all those foreigners who want to see the local who became world famous writer Ernest Hemingway.
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