The five best bars for nightlife in San Sebastian

Each year, San Sebastian, decorated with its seaside resorts, receives thousands of tourists ready to be welcomed in world-renowned restaurants and excellent bars to taste the city’s best concoctions. The five best bars for nightlife in San Sebastian await you and we show you below.



The ATARI is a San Sebastian classic located in the Old Part, Parte Vieja. A place where you can taste pintxos throughout the day along with a delicious gin and tonic. The place is home to premium gins such as Brockman’s, Martin Miller’s and Nordés. A very crowded place on city nights.

Saturdays to Thursdays from 12 pm to 2 am. Friday from 12 pm to 3 am.



If you are looking for a good sweet red vermouth on a little ice, at Bar Roberto its owners will welcome you with the best attention. The place in Gros is renowned for its handmade Spanish vermouth. Also served with orange shells and olives. Excellent at any time of day.

Wednesday to Saturday from 12 pm to 3:30 pm and from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Sundays from 12 pm to 3:30 pm.



Ah! What can we say about Gintoneria? Its name says almost everything. The specialty of the house being gin and tonic, sets the expectations high. In fact, the most elaborate blends of gin and tonic take place here. Its owner is Txema Huici, a passionate mixologist who works with his well-trained staff to prepare these delicious fish tanks. You can choose from more than 150 gins. A quiet place to taste.

Tuesday to Thursday from 11 am to 1 am. Friday to Saturday from 12 pm to 2:30 am and Sundays from 11 am to 1 am.



The place for the party is in ¡BE! Here you can dance to the rhythm of eclectic music and any kind of party people is welcome. To taste you can choose a cocktail from the long list of revisited classics. On Fridays there is live music and free snacks. Open until late at night.

Sunday to Thursday from 3 pm to 5 am. Friday through Saturday from 3 pm to 6:30 am.



Altxerri is centrally located and is a place for those looking to vibrate the night to the rhythm of jazz and soul. You will be able to see the live performances announced at the entrance. A cozy place for its vibe and speakeasy atmosphere and is romantically perfect to end the night.

Tuesday to Saturday from 7 pm to 4 am. Sunday from 7 pm to 12 am.


For more bars you can check out The Telegraph’s article on nightlife in San Sebastian.


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