La Cuchara de San Telmo

restaurants / Spanish

La Cuchara de San Telmo information

San Sebastián , Spain
Address
Street Calle de 31 de Agosto 28
More information
www.lacucharadesantelmo.com
Prices
pintxos from €2.50
Opening hours
7.30pm-11pm Tue, noon-3.30pm & 7.30-11pm Wed-Sun
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Lonely Planet review

This unfussy, hidden-away (and hard to find) bar offers miniature nueva cocina vasca (Basque nouvelle cuisine) from a supremely creative kitchen. Unlike many San Sebastián bars this one doesn’t have any pintxos laid out on the bar top; instead you must order from the blackboard menu behind the counter.

Don’t miss delights such as carrílera de ternera al vino tinto (calf cheeks in red wine), with meat so tender it starts to dissolve almost before it’s past your lips.