Pintxos Donostia Gros district

Today we want to offer you another mini guide to some of the best bars in San Sebastian. Are you staying at our hotel in San Sebastian during this Christmas holydays? Well, then you are probably are already having huge lunches and dinners. Although you don’t want to deprived yourself of some of the gorgeous pintxos that you can find in San Sebastian’s bars... After our guide to the top 10 Pintxos Bars in San Sebastian and our advices about the advices the most delicious pintxitos of old town, today we want to guide you the top bar in Gros neighborhood.



First of all, and most likely you have already done so, we recommend a stroll through the city center of San Sebastian. During these days the streets are full of lights ... After this nice stroll you can cross the Urumea (through the bridge obviously) to enter Gros. Let's start our mini tour with one of the stars in terms of mini format San Sebastián’s gastronomy:

Bar Bergara

About 100 meters after Kuursaal, ad 2 steps away from la Zurriola beach you’ll find this bar. Such a wide selection of pintxos will leave you astonish. Among the cold ones the anchovies will delight you. Beside this, the scallop is certainly great along with itxaso and Txipiron. Do not expect to have cheap dinner because it is not, although quality is definitely high. This is not a whatever bar... have a look at the awards gained by this hotel to make yourself an idea of which is the quality of these pintxos…one of many awards: "Best pintxo bar” in 2007 from pintxo World Congress.

Location: Calle del General Artetxe , 8
Tel : 943 27 50 26

Bodega Donostiarra

Let us now move to Bodega Donostiarra where we will find the very successful traditional pintxos. A place to go not only tourists but for locals as well. Do you know the reason? Quality at a reasonable price. The place is always busy, you just need to book your table with some advance . Well, before we leave you some tips on the best dishes that you can find here as us. Recommended: tuna, anchoíllas , peppers , ham tapa. Here the entire menu :

Location: Calle Peña y Goñi , 13
Tel : +34 943 13 January 80


The last stop for this mini route in Gros is Senra. 1 premise: the price is not cheap, high quality raw food need to be paid. Said that, the pintxos are spectacular and the atmosphere , a classic inn Gros neighborhood is the best. The star is undoubtedly the Pintxo with foie Champi soft aioli.

Where : Calle San Francisco , 32
Tel : 943 29 38 19

I hope you enjoy an unforgettable stay at the Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra as city of San Sebastian.

Do not hesitate to contact our staff if you require any information.


General Manager Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra

Tags: Eating Out, Bars

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