The Hotel Barcelo Bilbao Nervion offers an incredible gastronomic experience at their Restaurante Ibaizabal. A reference point for Vizcayan cuisine that combines the best Basque traditional cooking with modern touches, Restaurante Ibaizabal is a classic but recently renovated restaurant that has captivated the most demanding palates for 20 years.
The menu, based on fresh and seasonal food straight from the market, offers a selection of the best ingredients prepared with meticulous elaboration and presentation. Offering both a daily menu and a la carte, along with live “show” cooking, the restaurant’s chefs specialize in fusing local and traditional cuisine with international touches.
Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the very beginning of the day and the exquisite lunch and dinner menus for only 13 euro during the week, 16 on saturdays and 20 on sundays.
Sharing the lobby with the hotel, furnished in modern design and furniture, is the bar —which also pertains to the cafeteria— well-supplied with fantastically creative pintxos and a spectacular professional Nespresso machine, the one and only in Vizcaya. A perfect space for enjoying a fine coffee in the morning and a selection of pintxos or a light meal at mid-day.
Also enjoy their fantastic cold beer, and of course, their delicious cocktails, mojitos and gin and tonics menu.
The Wine Cellar
Through the dining hall is the restaurant’s exclusive refrigerated wine cellar, with an inviting space full of trendy high-top tables for a small bite to eat or for dining.
The wine cellar – distinguished for its excellent quality-price relationship – offers close to 400 bottles and 70 varieties, amongst which Spanish wines predominate.
The Restaurante Ibaizabal serves a wide variety of pintxos – for only 1 euro apiece – daily in the wine cellar. They change according to the season, and there is always the option to pair them with different wines.
If eating is a pleasure, then eating with the right wine multiplies the sensations, and many enjoy this incredible selection of Spanish wines with a delicious ham tapa.