Cider Houses in Astigarraga

Inside Gurutzeta Sidreria in Asitgarraga

Cider Houses have a long standing history in the Basque Country. And perhaps there’s nowhere better to experience Basque Cider than at one of the cider houses in Astigarraga. The small town on the border with San Sebastian has the highest concentration of Sidrerías (“Sagardotegi” in Basque) in the whole of Guipúzcoa. It’s what brings … Read more

Best Restaurants in Gros

Food form Le Comidare in San Sebastian

Gros is famous for being the centre of the surfing scene in San Sebastian. But it has also become a hub for some of the best restaurants in the city.  Whilst you can try some of the best of Basque gastronomy in the Old Town and centre of San Sebastian, Gros brings a completely different … Read more

Menu del dia in San Sebastian

Menu del dia board in San Sebastian

Whilst Donostia is full of Michelin star restaurants, you don’t need to spend a fortune to enjoy an excellent meal out. That couldn’t be more evident in the quality of places offering a menú del día (daily fixed menu). You may already know that San Sebastian is one of the most expensive cities in Spain. … Read more

Best Restaurants in Antiguo

Ocho San Sebastian

Not only does the Antiguo district of San Sebastian have its own beach, mountain and theme park. But it’s also home to some of the best restaurants in the city! The area offers it all. There’s plenty of traditional choices, restaurants for vegetarians and vegans alongside some of the best burgers around! If you’re looking … Read more

Best bars in San Sebastian

Convent Garden bar in San Sebastian

As you wander through the city, you’ll realise that there are a lot of bars in San Sebastian.  A place that’s famous for its food culture, Donostiarras (people from San Sebastian) demand plenty of options for going for a drink and a bite to eat.  The reality is that you can’t go wrong with most … Read more

Best Pintxo Bars in San Sebastian

inside a pincho bar in san sebastian old town

You can’t come to San Sebastian without trying some of the famous pintxos (pronounced “pinchos”). Pintxos are small, appetiser-sized portions of food that are usually served at bars. They differ from the traditional Spanish tapa in that they are ordered separately to your drink (whereas tapas are generally served for free when you order a … Read more