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Restaurante Azurmendi

The Restaurant

The Azurmendi restaurant that has been awarded with the third Michelin star this year, is located in a privileged enclave in Biscay (Larrabetzu), only ten minutes away from Bilbao and surrounded by green countryside.

The Cuisine

Its chef, Eneko Atxa is responsible for the artistic and gastronomic part of the Azurmendi and he is well known for being able to introduce new people into haute cuisine and at the same time, exceed the expectations of the most discerning palates.

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The Menu


Gelatinous Iberian cream with potato spongy and wild flowers

Truffle egg and cooked “in reverse”

Grilled lobster with fried herbs and aromas of smoked tea

Ox tail raviolis folded on bread and its own sticky broth

Hake cheeks on a pil-pil style

Boned lamb stew, a crunchy, its own juice and micro vegetables

Crystallized chesnuts roasted on vine shoots


Exit 25 on the Txorierri highway.
The restaurant is 7 kms. away from the airport and 10 kms. away from Bilbao.

Barrio Leguina
48195 Larrabetzu ( Biscay )
Tel.: 944 558 866
Fax: 944 558 860

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