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Top 5 Bars In Casco Viejo – It’s Time For A Drink!

By Kajani Shivam - July 31, 2020
A bar in Casco Viejo

We all must have heard about Bilbao, right? Well, Bilbao is one of the largest cities in Northern Spain and is loved for its architecture and food. One of the biggest attractions of Bilbao is Casco Viejo. Yes, a visit to Bilbao is never complete without visiting Casco Viejo. Casco Viejo is the medieval area of Bilbao which used to be the fortified part of the city by walls until 19th-century. Now you might think Casco Viejo is only famous for its architecture and history, right? But, Casco Viejo is highly famous for its vibrant nightlife. Surprising, right? Interestingly, you will find many famous bars which will give you a never-ending memory. So, this article will be taking you to the top 5 bars in Casco Viejo. Excited to know? Well, quickly have a read and find out the top 5 bars in Casco Viejo for a perfect nightlife.

A street in Casco Viejo
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Top 5 bars in Casco Viejo

  • Kubrick Bar
  • Café Bar Bilbao
  • Kukusoak Taberna
  • Umore Ona
  • Irrintzi

1. Kubrick Bar

Love movies? Stanley Kubrick’s fan? Well, you definitely can’t skip this place. As the name suggests, this bar is dedicated to the famous film director Stanley Kubrick. I am sure you will love the ambience as soon as you enter the bar. Interestingly, you will find posters of Stanley Kubrick and his movies. I am sure this will make you feel as if you are sitting in a theatre waiting to watch his movie. In addition, the bar is open for breakfast and lunch, but it really comes alive at dark. So, make sure you visit this museum cum bar at night to experience the stunning nightlife. Well, this bar definitely deserves to be in the top 5 bars in Casco Viejo list, right?

2. Café Bar Bilbao

Café Bar Bilbao
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Café Bar Bilbao definitely deserves to be in the top 5 bars in Casco Viejo list. You will find many people here on a daily basis as the bar is located in Plaza Nueva which is known as the heart of Casco Viejo. Also, this place is heaven for those who love pintxos. Yes, you guessed it right. Café Bar Bilbao is famous for its pintxos and as soon as you enter the bar, you will find a wide section just for pintxos. That’s tempting, huh?

3. Kukusoak Taberna

Food in Kukusoak Taberna
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Kukusoak Taberna is a budget-friendly bar and is mainly loved for its lip-smacking sandwiches. Trust me, the sandwiches served in Kukusoak Taberna are totally yummy. Apart from tasty sandwiches, this bar is also loved for its exclusive selection of tonic drinks and unique gins. And yes, you can unleash your madness here by dancing to DJ nights, live concerts and karaoke nights. Also, make sure you bring your folks for a fun-filled experience.

4. Umore Ona

If you love Basque rock music, Umore Ona is the ideal place for you. Yes, this place is loved for its great Basque rock music. Interestingly, Umore Ona is one of the famous bars in Bilbao and is one of the first bars in Spain which came up with a Basque rock music idea. This place will literally bring your soul to fire with some amazing rock Basque rock music. So, get ready to go crazy!

5. Irrintzi

Well, the final one to enter the top 5 bars in Casco Viejo is Irrintzi. This is a traditional Spanish bar which offers some amazing pintxos, gins and live concerts. So, make sure you visit this bar if you are looking for a traditional bar experience.

Now that you know the top 5 bars in Casco Viejo, quickly plan a vacation to Casco Viejo to enjoy the best of these bars. Wondering how? Well, all you need to do is to reach out to Pickyourtrail website and check on our travel packages to Spain. Pretty simple, right? To make it even more simple, you can connect with our travel experts through Whatsapp for more options. Plan your vacation with Pickyourtrail and make travel fun!