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Mercado de la Bretxa

Alameda del Boulevard 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 43 03 36
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Bretxa Market Visit and Cooking Class in San Sebastian
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Alameda del Boulevard 3, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
+34 943 43 03 36
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Go underground and visit the market. Loads of local fish, meat, cheese etc. Interesting to see even if you can't buy some of it.

2  Thank Ian&Susan
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Busy market on a wet Saturday morning, central location and under ground , you can buy anything and everything here and so beautifully presented.

1  Thank KLBOS
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We love farmer's markets in general, but La Mercado de la Bretxa is truly special for us. The fish and seafood is the highest quality that we've seen anywhere. We've also been on a special tour of Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market, and this market's fish...More

2  Thank CLColbert
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Several locals told us that this market is where the top Spanish chefs source their ingredients and I can understand why. I bought a leg of Iberia Ham and had a choice of probably 200 pieces ! The fish counter was stunning in its variety...More

1  Thank Frank O
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Compared to La Boqueria market in Barcelona, this place is nothing. There was a Lidl on the same floor of where the traditional market was. There were only few Spanish shops on the floor -mostly meat, cured meat and cheese and some pitxo delicatessen -...More

1  Thank sherlyC78
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The undergound market is worth a visit. When in San Sebastin, I always go there to get olives, oil and cookies. The couple running the olive store, know their products well and will advise you. You can taste almost everything and find very tastefull olive...More

Thank marc71r
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

If you are staying for while this is great spot to do your grocery shop with fresh produce & Lidl to do pantry shop. Get here early if you want to catch the fish monger as they knock off about 11am. Also great cafe for...More

Thank Cid05
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Dating back to 1871, the Bretxa Market utilized mainly stone and iron for its construction. It was built at the site of the weakest point in the city’s fortified walls, where it was breached on two occasions (1719 and 1813), hence the name “La Brexta”...More

2  Thank Angelo G
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We were keen to do our own thing , having sampled some restaurants and now moving into self catering accomodation. Everything was beautiful fresh as you might expect. Some differences : the peaches smelt of peach in fact their aroma perfumed the car all the...More

Thank ran73957
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This lovely building houses a decent market re seafood, meat and vegetables, but the upper section, which has been turned into a mini shopping mall, really is pretty average.

Thank johnhouston2
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