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Bilbao and the Basque Country Restaurants


  • Araneder Bidea, Barrio Iturriotz Map It
  • San Sebastián
  • Spanish
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 03/12/2014

Fodor's Review

Working in a 15th-century Basque farmhouse 9.5 km (6 miles) northeast of San Sebastián outside the village of Oiartzun, Hilario Arbelaitz has long been one of San Sebastián's most celebrated chefs due to his original yet simple management of prime raw materials such as tiny spring cuttlefish, baby octopi, or woodcock. The lenguado con verduritas y chipirones (sole with baby vegetables and cuttlefish) is a tour de force. The atmosphere is unpretentious: just a few friends sitting down to dine simply—but very, very well.

Restaurant Information


Araneder Bidea, Barrio Iturriotz, Oiartzun, San Sebastián, 20180, Spain

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Wed. (also Sun. June–Oct.) No dinner Sun. and Tues. Nov.–May

Updated 03/12/2014


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