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4.5 (1,434) $$$$ $$$$ Traditional, Creative, Spanish, Fine Dining


Summary: Tasting menus with a sea view.

Perched on the coast, Akelarre provides a culinary journey through Basque flavors with its three distinct tasting menus: 'Classics,' 'Aranori,' and 'Bekarki.' Each menu showcases a different aspect of the restaurant's rich history and innovative approach to local cuisine. Guests can indulge in dishes like rice with snails and periwinkles, or sautéed fresh foie gras, as well as newer additions like egg with caviar or octopus. The restaurant boasts breathtaking views of the Bay of Biscay, enhancing the dining experience. As a part of the five-star Hotel Akelarre, which opened its doors in 2017, the restaurant continues to celebrate tradition while embracing evolution. The interior design complements the stunning natural surroundings, and the cuisine reflects a meticulous attention to detail. One of the newest innovations to grace the menu is a Gin & Tonic tartlet, reinventing the classic drink as a plated dessert. With a focus on creativity and technique rooted in tradition, Akelarre stands as a testament to the New Basque Cuisine movement, offering diners a chance to sample a variety of dishes through its versatile tasting options.


3 Stars
La Liste
Score 96.5 / 100 2023
Ranked # 78 in the World 2023
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Padre Orkolaga Ibilbidea, 56, 20008 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain

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