The best gastronomic destination in Europe

San Sebastian is one of the gastronomic capitals of the world. Internationally renowned, it receives visitors from across the world, who come to enjoy the wide variety and exceptional quality of its culinary delights.  Here are a few tips so that you don’t miss out.

Gastronomic awards

Award michelin
2nd city with the most Michelin stars per m2 in the world: 16 stars
Award Caterwings
Best gastronomic destination in the world
Award Independent
Gastronomic capital of Spain
Award Lonely Planet
SS PINTXOS: Best gastronomic experience in the world

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Michelin Stars

There are 7 Michelin-starred restaurants in San Sebastian, 3 with the highest award, 3 stars...

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One of the culinary delights of Donostia/San Sebastian are its famous pintxos (tapas), cuisine in miniature form...

Out for pintxos in Donostia/San Sebastian

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Local White Wine: Txakolí

From the impressive coastal Txakoli white wine vineyards to Rioja’s finest wineries, designed by architects such as Frank Gehry or Santiago Calatrava.

Txakoli wine

Rioja from Álava

Authentic cider experience

Taste the cider directly from the barresl and enjoy a traditional Cider menu.

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Plato de alta cocina de un restaurante de San Sebastián con Soles Repsol

Repsol Suns

In San Sebastian, 16 restaurants with a total of 24 Repsol Suns await you, two of them with the highest award...

Restaurants with Repsol Suns in Donostia

Basque cuisine

Authentic local recipes. Fish and meat specialties. Fresh and healthy cuisine.

Basque and San Sebastian cuisine

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Local Markets

The best seasonal products, top-quality ingredients right in the city centre.

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Top experiences

Take part in culinary workshops and official tours in small groups, in your own language, carried out by locals or professionals who have been among us for a long time...

Gastronomic societies

Discover this exclusive experience only accessible for locals with the aid of a professional guide.

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Gastronomic university

The second gastronomic university in the whole of Europe teaches undergraduate degrees in the culinary arts...

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Gastronomic Guide

All you need to know about our gastronomy... On egin!


City guide

Download the complete guide to Donostia / San Sebastián. Ongi etorri!