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Founded with the intention of recovering the art of eating well, this association emphasises the use of locally produced food, to guarantee maximum quality and economic sustainability of responsible production.

Learn about Slow Food Products and Producers as well as a novel initiative by this association, the so-called "Km 0 network".


Star Restaurants

Check out our list of the finest restaurants in Bilbao and Bizkaia, and learn about their philosophy and seasonal dishes.

These haute cuisine restaurants awarded with Michelin guide stars will evince quality, creativity and attention to detail in very bite of their sumptuous dishes.


Restaurants Guide

Many visitors’ best memory of Bilbao is to do with the moments of pure delight that they enjoy when they linger over a meal at one of the city’s restaurants. Not only is it the opportunity to try the famous Basque cuisine, but you can also discover the many different facets that make up the gastronomy of the Basque Country.



Since 1997, the city's best pintxo venues compete for top prize in the annual "Pintxo Bar Contest – Bilbao Bizkaia - Pintxo Txapelketa".

This section will both delight you and show you how to make any one of a wide range of Bilbao's prize-winning Pintxos, a mouthwatering bite-sized version of haute cuisine.


Our wines

Wine has always played a leading role in day to day life in Bilbao.

Thus it is no mystery that the city promotes both txakoli from Bizkaia and Rioja wine, as part of a global network of eight big cities within internationally known wine-growing regions.




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Biscayan chef Paul Ibarra will represent Basque Country in the prestigious Bocuse d’Or

Paul Ibarra and 15 more chefs will face each other on November 27 and 28 in Valladolid to decide who will represent Spain in the prestigious and demanding culinary competition Bocuse d’Or Europe, to be held on May 10 and 11 2016 in Budapest (Hungary).

Despite his youth, Paul Ibarra has accumulated a wide experience in the kitchen and has had the opportunity to train with the greatest of Basque cuisine. We can now enjoy his cuisine at Restaurant Los Fueros, where he gives free rein to his tastes practicing a casual, modern and contemporary Bilbao cuisine based on seasonal products and reviewing some of the great classics of the ‘Botxo’ to the delight of his customers.