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

6 Best burger spots in San Sebastian

Va Bene restaurant in San Sebastian

In a city famous for its culinary offering, it’s only natural that there are a number of places that serve up amazing burgers in San Sebastian.  But, we like to do things a little differently here.  Firstly, a number of pintxo bars offer mini-burgers on their menus, which are well worth a try. But also, … 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

Vegan Restaurants in San Sebastian

OhBaba San Sebastian

Without a doubt, San Sebastian is a foodie’s heaven!  The city has a worldwide fame for the quality of food. From the Michelin Star restaurants, to the siderias (cider houses) and the pintxo culture, there’s a lot to be admired on a trip to San Sebastian.  However, it’s fair to say that the Basque Country … Read more

Food in San Sebastian

traditional basque txuleta steak served in the middle of a table

San Sebastian is without doubt the food capital of Europe.  It’s a foodie’s heaven with everything from a unique pintxo culture, some of the freshest seafood around, famous sideria (cider house) menus, fresh food markets and not to mention the 19 Michelin stars in the city! But with all these options, it can become quite … Read more

Txakoli Wine

Txakoli wine, pronounced (chah-kuh-lee), is fast becoming one of the Basque Country’s greatest ambassadors for the region’s excellence in food and drink.  However, it wasn’t always like that.  Not so long ago, the local wine was considered acidic, boring and even tasteless.  But the wine has seen a growth in popularity thanks to its presence … Read more

Best Breakfast Spots in San Sebastian

close up view of the fruit bowl from kafe botanika in san sebastian

San Sebastian is undoubtedly the capital of Europe when it comes to food!  It’s a foodie’s heaven with a unique pintxo culture, some of the freshest seafood around and the famous siderias (cider houses). Famously, there are also 19 Michelin stars within a 25km radius of the city. There’s no place in Europe with a … Read more