< Akademy | 2013 Revision as of 05:55, 5 July 2013 (view source)Jorge (talk | contribs)m (→Close to the venues)← Older edit Revision as of 05:57, 5 July 2013 (view source) Jorge (talk | contribs) m (→In the Old Town)Newer edit → Line 55: Line 55: - In "Plaza Nueva" square - In "Plaza Nueva" square −* Café-bar Bilbao: fundado en 1911, y restaurado en 1992. Aconsejamos pobar todos sus pintxos, que vemos aquí.+* Café-bar Bilbao: * Víctor * Víctor * Bar Negresco * Bar Negresco Revision as of 05:57, 5 July 2013 Contents 1 General information 2 Food 2.1 Close to the venues 2.2 In the Old Town 2.3 Vegetarian and vegan friendly 2.3.1 Garibolo 2.3.2 Fresc Co 2.3.3 Borne 2.3.4 La Camelia 2.3.5 Vegetariano 3 Bars and Pubs 4 Clubs General information This spring, the weather in Bilbao has been much more rainy than usual, so we expecte to have a rainy summer. Pack your umbrella! Do not expect to be able to pay with credit cards in bars and pubs. You can usually pay with a credit card in restaurants. There is a good network of cash machines, but expect to pay a commission. Check with your bank, how much is charged in advance. In the restaurants, it is not as common to leave a tip as it is in other countries (e.g. USA) In the bars and restaurants smoking is not allowed. VAT for restaurants and related services is 10%. General VAT is 21%. A Typical lunch' is called "Menú del día" (menu of the day) and consist of a starter, a main course and a dessert. Wine and water are included. You can also ask for a coffee or tea, but these are typically not included. Do not expect to find a lot of vegetarian restaurants. You can always ask for two vegetable starters, though. Times for meals are late, in comparison to other countries: Lunch at 13:00 or more commonly at 14:00, but you'll be even able to get lunch at 15:00 or 15:30 Dinner at 21:00 or 22:00. It is difficult to find dinner before 20:30. Typical drinks served in bars: apart from beers, soft drinks, you'll be able to ask: Caña ((pronounced 'can-yeah'): a beer not from bottle but from barrel. Not easy to find black one. Zurito (pronounced 'thou-ree-toh'): a small beer, served in a glass or cup Kalimotxo (pronounced 'kal-eem-o-sho'): wine with coke Kalitxiki (pronounced 'kal-ee-shee-kee'): a small kalimotxo Pika (pronounced 'pee-cah'): beer with lemon Pikatxiki: a (you catched!) small pika Cosechero, Crianza, Reserva: distinct (from worse to better) red wines. Some reference prices: Beer or soft drink: between 2 € and 3 €. Crianza: between 1.5 € and 2 €. Zurito or kalitxiki or pikatxiki: 1 €. Coffee or tea: 1.5 €. Average price for a "menú del día": 12 € Average price for a dinner: 18 € Food Close to the venues - Bizkaia Aretoa On Mazarredo street, just in front of Guggenheim Museum you will find a lot of cheap places to eat. You can also walk two minutes and go to "Gambrinus", a very nice place to have lunch or dinner (Juan de Ajuriaguerra 23) - ETSI Just in front of ETSI you will find a very nice bar called "Antzi" (Luis Briñas 13) to eat some pintxos and drink a beer or wine, In the Old Town Alls bar in the Old Town are perfect for eating "pintxos" and drink some wine or beer. Anyway here you have some of the most popular bars in the Old Town: - In "Somera" street: Pub K2: Bar Motrikes: Don't hesitate to ask for their "perretxiko" (a kind of mushroom) pintxo. Bar Madariaga: very good "bokatas" Bar Jaunak Bar Gambrinus - In "Plaza Nueva" square Café-bar Bilbao: Víctor Bar Negresco Taberna Plaza Nueva Víctor Montes Vegetarian and vegan friendly Garibolo Vegetarian, vegan friendly. Fernandez del Campo 7, Bilbao Fresc Co Also serves meat. Gran Via Diego Lopez Haro, 55 (near Guggenhein andart museums) Bilbao Borne Dinner menu is meat based. General Castillo 3, Bilbao La Camelia Vegetarian, mostly vegan dishes. Santa Maria 10, Bilbao Vegetariano Vegetarian, closed on weekends. Gipuzkoa 7, Deusto, Bilbao Bars and Pubs Clubs Retrieved from "https://community.kde.org/index.php?title=Akademy/2013/Going-out&oldid=32984" Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.