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San Sebastian: Cooking and Dining at a Gastronomic Society!

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San Sebastian: Cooking and Dining at a Gastronomic Society!

What you'll do

Delight in the culinary mastery of San Sebastian by preparing and relishing a delightful feast within the boundaries of one of the esteemed gastronomic societies. These renowned Txokos, intrinsic to the Basque Country's foodie culture, exude an air of exclusivity as access is granted solely by invitation. With limited seating available, it is highly recommended to secure your reservation promptly to ensure a truly unforgettable gastronomic experience.

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  • Immerse yourself in an exclusive private culinary club: Guided by an esteemed member of a Basque gastronomic society

  • Enjoy the Excitement of Traditional Basque Recipes: See them come to life your chef entertains you in the kitchen

  • Be Escorted by Knowledgeable Guides: Participate in Basque traditions and hone your cooking skills on this culinary adventure

  • Experience an Unforgettable Ambiance: Learn how to cook first-hand, awakening your taste buds to the flavours of the Basque country

  • Indulge in a Truly Sumptuous Meal: Create a feast that reflects the heart of Basque food traditions of unparalleled quality

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    Indulge in a traditional Basque fare crafted from a meticulously curated array of fresh, seasonal, and high-quality ingredients. Additionally, we provide bespoke menu curation services featuring locally sourced produce from the market.
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    The classic Basque cuisine encompasses a distinguished menu featuring an artful compilation of dishes.
  • 3
    An array of appetisers, ranging from a delectable local pintxo to succulent grilled baby squid, accompanied by earthy Edulis Boletus mushrooms and a flavorful tuna salad
  • 4
    An entrée centred around seasonal, fresh fish such as hake and cod, prepared with finesse and presented elegantly
  • 5
    Savour a succulent T-bone beef steak (Txuleta) grilled to perfection over charcoal
  • 6
    A delectable dessert hailing from the Basque region, known for its sophistication and subtle yet refined flavours
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  • 8
    This package caters to the most refined taste buds, with a selection of drinks that includes Rioja red and white wines, premium beer, crisp cider, and a variety of soft drinks and refreshing water.

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What's Included

You also have the option of requesting a bespoke menu, comprising highly sought-after seasonal products. The menu embodies the essence of market freshness and availability as well as tailor-made choices. Please request a quote.

  • Barnacles originating from the Biscay Gulf

  • Kokotxas, a Basque cuisine delicacy, are the fatty, jelly-like parts found in the chin or throat of hake that offer a succulent and moist texture

  • Turbot - a prized flatfish, known for its delicate, flaky texture, and subtle, sweet flavour. A favourite among seafood aficionados

  • Alvers, commonly known as glass eels, are the young form of eels, distinguished by their transparent body and delicate features

  • Boletus Edulis, commonly known as mushrooms, is a delectable culinary fungus highly sought after for its delightful earthy flavour and delicate texture

Please note this description is an example of food you might taste and will vary depending on the season, day of the week and group size.

Also included:

  • Use of utensils etc in a state-of-the-art kitchen

  • Ingredients for making your feast

  • Your instructor will be an expert chef

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What's not included

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

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Meeting Points

In front of the Tourism Office (at Alameda Boulevard 8 St.)

Please arrive 10-15 minutes before your start time of 12pm

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Important Information

  • The tour runs rain or shine

  • Under 18? You can't consume alcohol, but delightful non-alcoholic options are available

  • Special dietary requirements or allergies? Let us know when booking

  • The tour will commence promptly at 12 pm or 7:30 pm

  •  We kindly request that all participants arrive on time, as we are unable to accommodate late arrivals. Please be aware that refunds will not be possible in such instances


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Cancellation policy

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 5 days before the activity start time.

No refund is possible if you cancel less than 5 days before the activity start time.

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