Tag: san Sebastian

La Vina, San Sebastian
Rumour has it, there is a place on the Kalea 31 de Agosto that has shelves full of freshly baked cheesecake. As we wandered through the doors at La Vina tapas bar, we could see straightaway the cheesecake wall feature in all its glory - time for...

Hotel Astoria 7

Hotel Astoria 7 San Sebastian
Accomodation in San Sebastian is hard to find. I don’t mean that in the sense of hotels and hostels are hidden away, it’s hard to find reasonably priced places to stay during your trip. Many of the old town locations are incredibly expensive and understandably so with many being...

Gandarias Jatetxea

Gandarias Jatetxea, San Sebastian
If you have caught the episode of ‘Munchies’ on Youtube where a group of Basque chef’s drag a young reporter around the bars of San Sebastian, you may have heard of Gandarias Jatetxea. Irene, the reporter, ended up losing her battle with Txakoli wine that night. However, we fared...

Sirimiri, San Sebastian

Sirimiri, San Sebastian
On our first trip to San Sebastian, we found the most modern pintxos in the entire city - by complete accident. An unassuming hole-in-the-wall type of place called Sirimiri is home to some of the best food you will ever find here in Donostia. We first headed into Sirimiri after...

Bar Sport

Bar Sport, San Sebastian
Look up the most popular pintxo bars in San Sebastian and chances are that Bar Sport will be amongst them. Every night we headed past this place it was heaving. Some of the most popular pintxos in the city? Quite possibly. As premium mealtimes mean that the chances of...

Santa Lucia, Churros

Santa Lucia, Churros, San Sebastian
The ultimate Spanish breakfast has to be churros. What exactly are they? Churros are the Spanish equivalent of doughnuts. Long sticks of fried dough, coated in sugar and served with a mug of thick hot chocolate. The breakfast of champions. Searching for churros in San Sebastian didn’t turn up too...