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The European Capital of Culture in 2016.

The capital of Gipuzkoa, San Sebastián, also known as Donostia, is one of Spain’s most beautiful cities. It may be small, but somehow, it manages to attract thousands of visitors each day, being one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain. It may be the Basque way of life that makes Donostia so popular, or maybe it is in the world-class attractions. Discover this city at your own pace, and see why it was named the European Capital of Culture in 2016.

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Borda Berri

Borda Berri

Locals' Pick At the top of their game

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Marti Kilpatrick


You won’t see any pintxos on the bar at this spot, but the kitchen churns out seasonal small plates that are some of the best in town.

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Gabriella Ranelli

Food Expert & Cooking Teacher

Dedicated young chefs from the world of haute cuisine cook up tasty stews and their take on classic Basque dishes. You can’t go wrong with any soup or the kebab - a basque pork rib and stewed beef cheeks.

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At the top of their game Editors' Note

If you’re looking for pinchos for lunch or dinner, you’d better jot down Borda Berri as one of your options, you won’t be disappointed.

The excellent menu is available in English and French, but whatever you choose, you can’t go wrong. The friendly staff, presenting their menu proudly, will talk about the careful selection of ingredients and attentive preparation of all their tapas, so your watering mouth will be very, very prepared for the feast to follow.

Borda Berri
Fermin Calbeton 12, San Sebastián
+34 943 430 342