Following the success in Bilbao and Barcelona, Bilbao Berria brings the cuisine of northern Spain to central London. Pintxos, the Basque form of tapas, are served alongside an extensive selection of modern Spanish dishes, roasted in the traditional charcoal parrilla. Bilbao Berria restaurant also has an informal bar menu and boasts an impressive wine list.
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2 Lower Regent StreetLondonSW1Y 4LR
Wow, one year later I have finally come back here to try out the restaurant downstairs! No wonder other people were raving about it, because service is definitely better than upstairs (it might have been something to do with it being a Tuesday night and only 4 tables occupied downstairs).
Admittedly our waitress seemed quite new and uncertain at her job, but at no point did she offend and...more
I had my first experience with Bilbao Berria while visiting a friend in Barcelona. He mentioned we should try Pintxos while we were there, so we stopped in at Bilbao Berria and feasted on the selection of Pintxos. While we were there, we noticed that they had a branch in London, so we knew we'd have to try it sometime after we returned. We had matinee tickets to see a play on a Saturday, so I...more
We were looking for a new place to eat during our trip to London every day, and this place caught our eye. The front of the shop was eye-catching.
Once we entered, we were escorted to the restaurant level, which is in the basement. The floors are polished and stained concrete, and it has kind of a dark look. As you enter, you can see the wine storage on the wall - row upon row of wine...more
I was meeting a girlfriend for lunch and we were planning to meet at Pret. Pret was way too crowded due to it being lunch time and I looked next door and saw Bilbao Berria had tables. I've seen this restaurant many times and was happy to finally try it.
Food: For lunch they have pintos at the bar you can take and keep the sticks in a holder at your table along with ordering tapas from their...more
I lived in Spain for over three years and owned a bar (for Spaniards) there, I went with a Basque friend that grew up in Cataluña, so we both understand what a classy Spanish restaurant is and what is a pastiche. This feels like an upmarket Madrilenean Basque themed place and everyone who works here is Spanish, so this is the real deal.
So, it's in a great West End location and no expense...more