We propose a tour of 8 bars in Bilbao fashion in the new Ledesma (new area) which is between the streets Astarloa and Mazarredo which is fashionable and where people come to see each day, to take a pintxos , to nibble something with friends or to have a drink to the locals or to their terraces. So if you want to "be to the last in the city" do not forget to visit this street of Bilbao but try, if you can, advance between the large crowd that congregates in the new area of Calle Ledesma, Esquina Astarloa. Once you get it, it'll be worth it. and enjoy Bilbao.
✭ Puertito We started with this place, a bet that has worked from the first moment with a proposal accompanied by a varied selection of wines, from the Verdejo to the champagne, passing through the Chablis or the recently launched Blue Oranges. A very suggestive idea between Guillardeaus, belons or Flor, Oyster specialties… with a menu of oysters of different prices, from €1, and different origins, French, Irish, Galician, Asturian. An idea of Inaz Fernandez. It has a terrace.
✭ Promenade specialises in vermouth, gourmet and carefully cooked cuisine at the moment in a cozy and pleasant setting. It is a small local, flirty and well decorated. I recognize him for his yellow gate. It has a terrace. C/Ledesma 32
✭ Bilbaoberria is another of the trendy bars-restaurants. People gather there to have a wine or drink with friends or for dinner or lunch. Bilbao Berria is a gastronomic group that has leisure and restoration spaces in Bilbao, Barcelona, Formentera, Sitges, London and Mexico. Founded by three friends, two Basques and a Catalan, Iñaki Lasa, Rafa Viar and Pedro Antonio López share the same passion. offer a creative and social cuisine. With suggestive suggestions like these: prawn brochette with green rice and curry sauce, escalibada of grilled octopus and plankton pil-pil, cod, kimchi and black garlic. Red Tuna Tataki… c/Ledesma 26
✭ Magnum is inspired by the old taverns, full of joints, where in addition to its fantastic wines we can order rich sausages and tables of ham, cheese, snacks, "tacos and spikes" or their pâtés… We can also request a pochard and serve tap vermouth. An outside bar speeds up the work of the waiter service. Just enter Ledesma, from Astarloa, recognize the Locak by its façade with a "gate" that is cherry color and reminiscent of the legendary local past century and disappeared practically in Bilbao.
C/Astarloa 5 (Entrance to Ledesma)
✭ 18 Lobster Bar in this fashionable place in Bilbao we can taste obster rolls, with grilled brioche bread, lobster, potatoes and salad or its soft shell crabs rolls, with crab and spider crab, broken eggs, red curry tiger prawns, Gildas, gazpacho with spider crab … and a wide range of lobster sandwiches and a wide selection of seafood and mollusk dishes. It has a terrace. C/Ledesma 18
✭ Basque this c/Astarloa bar is a classic in Bilbao, decorated in British style and with a classic touch with 140 references from Geneva, more than 100 references of rum, vermouth and its French champagne. Perfect place to enjoy exclusive appetizers and delicious pintxos. An essential place where the people of Bilbao go. Has a terrace
C/Astarloa 3 (next to Ledesma)
✭ Antigua Tobacco Store is one of the essential places to go for a drink or to nibble something rich. It has an extensive menu ranging from wines, rums, liquors, gin and even cigars, offering a selection of selected raw materials from all over the world. With live groups and DJs creates a perfect atmosphere where you have a good time. It has a terrace. C/Astarloa 5 (next to Ledesma)