Fodor's Expert Review Azurmendi

$$$$ Bilbao Spanish
This award-winning, highly ranked restaurant, a 10-minute drive from town, is constantly lauded for its envelope-pushing cuisine and industry-leading sustainability practices. The experience begins the moment you enter into its spacious indoor garden, with a chef greeting you with a cocktail before escorting you to the kitchen to be introduced to the “Azurmendi concept.” Next is a trip to the sunny greenhouse to nibble on gourmet appetizers made with fresh garden produce, followed by a “picnic” in the lobby with dishes like truffled eggs "cooked inside out." The culinary climax takes place in the dining room with dishes like smoked fish brioche or roasted lobster out of the shell, sluiced with coffee butter.
Spanish Basque Green Service Views Sophisticated Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner $$$$ Romantic Trendy

Quick Facts

Legina Auzoa s/n
Bilbao, Basque Country  48195, Spain

94-455–8866

www.azurmendi.restaurant

Known For:
  • Three-Michelin-star dining
  • Most innovative restaurant in Bilbao
  • Aperitivo in the greenhouse before sitting down in the dining room
  • Most innovative restaurant experience in Bilbao
  • Elegant, minimalist dining room
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon.

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