Bar Basque


40 years of history in the center of Bilbao

Since 1976

The Basque Bar is opened by Julio García Alonso who, halfway through the 50s, decides to move to Venezuela looking for new job opportunities. It is in Venezuela where he will buy a bar at the Plaza de la Candelaria called Basque. Several years after living en Caracas, he decides to return to Bilbao and reopens his bar in Ledesma St. number 18. Here is where his story begins.

Since 1976, the Basque Bar is located in Astarloa St. number 3, in the center of Bilba. From there, the son of Julio García works and still offers the best drinks of the city.

The perfect place to have a drink

This bar has become a reference in Bilbao, where different generations meet. During the day, you can enjoy amazing pintxos. They also offer cold tapas such as Iberian Bellota ham, Gran Reserva Cheese, Cantabrian Anchovies, Ventresca de bonito, Smoked Tuna and Caviar.

But if there is something that they enjoy making at Bar Basque is a good drink. They have a very wide selection of of premium destilled drinks, the most fresh fruits and delicate flavours, which will make the perfect mix.

More than 400 references of ron, gin, vodka, whisky and coñac to choose from. The big difference of this collection is a plus you will love.

Enjoy Bar Basque, with an amazing classic decoration ful of wood and high ceilings. You will instantly be transported to another time. A different and unique place that will catch you.

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  • Dirección Astarloa 3
    48001 Bilbao