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Dave’s guidebook

Dave

Dave’s guidebook

Spa Break
If you're looking for a bit of luxury on your visit to the Basque Country the Perla spa in San Sebastien comes very highly recommended! One of the most beautiful THALASSOTHERAPY centres in the world. They would say that wouldn't they. In this instance they're probabably right.
I have to admit I'm not a big spa user but for those that do this place is very highly recommended!
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locals recommend
La Perla Centro Talaso Sport
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locals recommend
I have to admit I'm not a big spa user but for those that do this place is very highly recommended!
Restaurants Biriatou
There's not a whole load of choice but what there is is very good!
A word from the Chéf. Not cheap but very, very good. ERIC DUVAL Ma cuisine fait la part belle aux produits frais du marché et aux produits locaux. Ainsi je privilégie les poissons de la région et, pendant la période de la chasse, le gibier est à l’honneur : palombe, lièvre, biche… Des plats de tradition, revisités selon mon inspiration et mes envies. Parmi mes spécialités, citons notamment le homard grillé à l’estragon et le foie chaud des sœurs Tatin en aigre-doux.
Restaurant Les Jardins de Bakea
1134 Rue Herri Alde
A word from the Chéf. Not cheap but very, very good. ERIC DUVAL Ma cuisine fait la part belle aux produits frais du marché et aux produits locaux. Ainsi je privilégie les poissons de la région et, pendant la période de la chasse, le gibier est à l’honneur : palombe, lièvre, biche… Des plats de tradition, revisités selon mon inspiration et mes envies. Parmi mes spécialités, citons notamment le homard grillé à l’estragon et le foie chaud des sœurs Tatin en aigre-doux.
Over the other side of the A64 a charming down to earth restaurant. https://www.restaurant-cidrerie.fr/
Restaurant La Cidrerie
Over the other side of the A64 a charming down to earth restaurant. https://www.restaurant-cidrerie.fr/
Restaurants Hendaye
15 minutes from the house you have a bit more choice in Hendaye. From typical French cuisine, Italian, and Japanese
Really nice food, by the port of Hendaye overlooking the baie de Txingudi. Good value lunches given the quality of the food. Not the best place for a quick eat but very popular
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locals recommend
Le Chantier
7 Rue des Orangers
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locals recommend
Really nice food, by the port of Hendaye overlooking the baie de Txingudi. Good value lunches given the quality of the food. Not the best place for a quick eat but very popular
A nice simple place with it's own personal character, close to the beach. Great for a sandwich and a beer. Not for everyone but close to the surf schools.
Barmout
96 Boulevard du Général Leclerc
A nice simple place with it's own personal character, close to the beach. Great for a sandwich and a beer. Not for everyone but close to the surf schools.
Restaurants Irun
Over the border you can be here in 10 - 15 minutes so it's really accessible. You have a nice Indian and Chinese restaurant here as well as loads of great Spanish restaurants
The best bar, anywhere, ever. Our favourite bar in Irun. And it's not just because we know the owner. (you have the boss living upstairs!) Really nice sandwiches and burgers. Great coffee. Seating inside and on the terrace. If it's sunny good luck getting a seat!
The museu food & drinks
The best bar, anywhere, ever. Our favourite bar in Irun. And it's not just because we know the owner. (you have the boss living upstairs!) Really nice sandwiches and burgers. Great coffee. Seating inside and on the terrace. If it's sunny good luck getting a seat!
Sometimes you need a good curry. The basque country isn't full of them unfortunately. If not the cheapest the food is good and has a nice light modern laid back decor.
Curry - Indian food restaurant
13 Luis Mariano Kalea
Sometimes you need a good curry. The basque country isn't full of them unfortunately. If not the cheapest the food is good and has a nice light modern laid back decor.
Restaurants Hondarribia
Either a short boat ride across the bay from Hendaye or just after Irun you have the beautiful town of Hondarribia. Great for Pintxos, ice cream and drinks.
Beautiful views from the "Faro" on the point of the bay. Really nice food in a beautiful location.
Bar La Cabaña
56B Higer Bidea
Beautiful views from the "Faro" on the point of the bay. Really nice food in a beautiful location.
Really well reviewed restaurant in Hondarrabia. Not been their yet but recommended to us and on our list... more details to follow
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locals recommend
La Hermandad de Pescadores
12 Zuloaga Kalea
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locals recommend
Really well reviewed restaurant in Hondarrabia. Not been their yet but recommended to us and on our list... more details to follow
Great place for Pintxos. On the Hondarribia strip. Plenty of seating outdoors.
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locals recommend
Gran Sol, Bar Restaurante Hondarribia
63-65 San Pedro Kalea
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locals recommend
Great place for Pintxos. On the Hondarribia strip. Plenty of seating outdoors.
At the start of Calle Mayor it's a good place to take your first Pintxo.
Bar Nagusia Lau
4 Calle Mayor
At the start of Calle Mayor it's a good place to take your first Pintxo.
Another great place for Pintxos having turned right at the end of calle Mayor
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locals recommend
Gandarias
23 31 de Agosto Kalea
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locals recommend
Another great place for Pintxos having turned right at the end of calle Mayor
Great place for coffe and cake. They have an icecream shop just next door.
Oiartzun
2 Ijentea Kalea
Great place for coffe and cake. They have an icecream shop just next door.