Nightlife

Bar in Getxo

Ilunabar

You'll feel like you've left the tourist crowds far behind at this the crowds at this eating and drinking spot that offers sweeping ocean views above Playa de Arrigunaga. It's a great spot for sunset cocktail, and t…
Bar in Getxo

Txomin Taberna

Wander through the atmospheric lanes of Puerto Viejo to find this neighbourhood charmer. It serves up tasty pintxos (croquettes, anchovies, mussels in tomato sauce) and plenty of liquid refreshment. Try out a Betiko…
Bar in Portugalete

Donegal Irish Pub

Tucked along a mostly pedestrian lane dotted with eateries, Donegal is a convivial but unfussy drinking den that serves up a full menu throughout the day and usually has something going on come sundown (televised le…
Bar in Portugalete

Casa Vicente

The unrivaled nightlife spot in Portugalete, Casa Vicente packs in the garrulous beer- and cocktail-loving crowds on weekends. It's hidden in the old lanes just up from the seafront, and is well worth seeking out an…
Bar in Portugalete

La Traviata

Portugalete isn't known for its nightlife, though La Traviata makes a fine argument for sticking around after dark, with nicely mixed cocktails, friendly barkeeps and a warmly lit wood-lined interior. Things are liv…
Bar in Portugalete

Txiki

Near the waterfront, Txiki is one of the friendliest places in town for a cidra (cider) with a side of pintxos. The place is tiny (not surprising since 'txiki' means 'small' in Basque), so the action sometimes spill…
Pub in Getxo

Portu Zaharra Bar

Housed in a traditional white-and-green cottage by the steps at Getxo's Puerto Viejo, this is a prime spot for a chilled drink. Park yourself on the steps and enjoy sea views while sampling the local tipple of choic…
Bar in Getxo

Bar Arrantzale

With its delightful shaded terrace and charming setting in Getxo's whitewashed Puerto Viejo, this laid-back bar is a top spot to slow down over a cool beer and nibble on pintxos. The morcillas (blood sausages) and c…
Bar in Portugalete

ghpc

Grab a drink and take a seat on the terrace bar of the Gran Hotel Puente Colgante. You'll be perfectly positioned to admire views of the famous bridge and watch the world stroll past on the waterfront promenade. Pin…
Cafe in Portugalete

Cafe Rovira

One of several spots on the waterfront plaza, Cafe Rovira is a fine destination for a cafe con leche, a glass of wine or a snack (the croquettes are respectable) while taking in the peaceful views from an outdoor ta…