Nightlife

Cafe in Mutriku

Miruaitz Taberna

For a primer on the fascinating sport of Jai Alai, pay a visit to this little cafe next to the village fronton (Jai Alai court). Juanjo, a player in the former US pro teams, now coaches the next generation, while hi…
Craft Beer in Gros

Mala Gissona Beer House

A welcome addition to Gros, this craft-beer bar has the long wooden bar, industrial fixtures and inviting front terrace that show off Mala Gissona's design smarts. Which makes a suitable backdrop to the quality brew…
Bar in New Town

Peso Neto

For a friendly, laid-back drinking scene – with great food to boot – this bohemian south-bank spot is hard to top. The interior is awash with Mason-jar light fixtures, strings of fairy lights, and curious papier-mâc…
Bar in New Town

Bihotz

This unabashedly hipster joint draws lovers of craft beer to its cosy, eclectically adorned interior of mismatched furniture and artfully hung bicycle parts with an alternative soundtrack playing overhead. A friendl…
Bar in San Sebastián

Dabadaba

Everyone's favourite indie venue, Dabadaba is a fine spot to escape the old-town crowds, with a laid-back ambiance, good craft brews and an inviting terrace on warm nights. On weekends, it's a great place to catch s…
Cafe in Old Town

Opila

It's worth strolling up to this patisserie and cafe for a caffeinated pick-me-up coupled with a delectable treat or two (pastries from €1.50) baked in house. The interior is set with art deco furnishings and glass d…
Bar in Bermeo

Talako Kantina

Talako Kantina is a friendly beer lover's outpost pouring excellent craft beers from the Basque Country and beyond. Perched on a hilltop overlooking a rocky beach just above the old town, the place feels more like a…
Cafe in New Town

Baobab

When the rains arrive, Baobab is a fine place to retreat. This bar-teahouse has a warm, welcoming ambience, tasty snacks and an excellent array of teas, infusions, beer, wine, vermouth and other liquid refreshments.…
Bar in Getxo

Ilunabar

You'll feel like you've left the tourist crowds far behind at this the crowds at this eating and drinking spot that offers sweeping ocean views above Playa de Arrigunaga. It's a great spot for sunset cocktail, and t…
Bar in Getxo

Txomin Taberna

Wander through the atmospheric lanes of Puerto Viejo to find this neighbourhood charmer. It serves up tasty pintxos (croquettes, anchovies, mussels in tomato sauce) and plenty of liquid refreshment. Try out a Betiko…