Top ChoiceBasque in St-Jean de Luz

Le Kaiku

To spoil yourself, Nicholas Borombo's stellar Michelin-starred address is the place to dine in St-Jean. Known for their modern interpretation of Basque classics, his dishes are full of unusual ingredients, from...

Top ChoiceFrench in St-Jean de Luz


Duck down a side street into this stone-walled restaurant for excellent French food with a Basque twist. There are two options: order grilled fish or steaks à la carte, or (at dinner-time only) just delve into...

Top ChoiceSeafood in St-Jean de Luz

Buvette des Halles

For the full-blown French market experience, this tiny corner restaurant hidden away in Les Halles is a must. Pull up a stool at the counter under its collection of vintage teapots, and tuck into plates of...

Seafood in St-Jean de Luz


It's a bit rough around the edges, but this old-school restaurant makes up for its lack of finesse with bags of nautical atmosphere: fishing nets, oil lanterns, wooden tables and checked tablecloths. The food is...

Seafood in St-Jean de Luz

Grillerie du Port

It won't take long to peruse the menu at this old portside classic. It's essentially a choice of grilled sardines or grilled tuna – all freshly caught that morning and utterly delicious.