Opening hours and contact numbers
The shops are open from Monday to Saturday. The normal opening schedule is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and then from 4.30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Shopping centres do not usually close at lunch time, with usual opening hours of 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Lunch and dinner times tend to be later than other European destinations. Restaurants usually serve lunch between 1.30 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. and dinner between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.. You are not obliged to leave a tip. Feel free to leave a tip if you feel that the service was satisfactory.
Pintxo bars remain open all day; however, pintxos are served from 11 a.m. until well into the night (11 p.m.).
Night-time activities: bars (La Gintoneria Donostiarra, Museo del Whisky, gastropubs and chill-out bars) close at around midnight during the week. On the weekends, bars are permitted to remain open until 2 a.m.
Terraces in San Sebastián: during low season, terraces remain open until 10.30 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday, and until 12 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and bank holidays.
Banks are open from 8.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
|Donostia San SebastiánTurismoa Offices||943 48 14 66 Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.|
|Lost objects||943 48 13 20 / 943 26 76 06|
|San Sebastián Tow-Vehicle Depot||943 32 06 58|
|Pharmacies – 24h||943 42 91 17 - Official College of Pharmacists Gipuzkoa|
|San Sebastián Hospital||943 00 70 00|
|San Sebastián Accident and Emergency||112|
|San Sebastián Local Police||092 / 943 48 13 20|
|Basque regional police – Ertzaintza||088 / 943 53 86 06|