World's higgest concentration of Michelin stars per inhabitant

On 19th November 2014, the new list of Michelin starred restaurants of Spain and Portugal was released in Cadiz.

These are the restaurants of the Basque Country, La Rioja & Cantabria who have been distinguised with Michelin Stars in 2014. We say hello to two restaurants: RESTAURANT AIZIAN in Bilbao and RESTAURANT ELKANO in Getaria:

Top restaurants with 3 Michelin Stars:

  • RESTAURANT AZURMENDI (by Eneko Atxa) in Larrabetzu, Biscay.
  • RESTAURANT AKELARE (by Pedro Subijana) in Donostia (San Sebastian), Gipuzkoa.
  • RESTAURANT ARZAK (by Juan Mari and Elena Arzak) in Donostia (San Sebastian), Gipuzkoa.
  • RESTAURANT MARTIN BERASATEGUI (by Martin Berasategui) in Lasarte-Oria, Gipuzkoa.
(Half of the 3 Michelin Starred restaurants of Spain are in the Basque Country!) 

Restaurants with 2 Michelin Stars:

  • RESTAURANT MUGARITZ in Errenteria, Gipuzkoa.
  • RESTAURANT EL PORTAL in Ezcaray, Rioja.

Restaurants with 1 Michelin Star:

  • MARQUÉS DE RISCAL in Elciego, Alava
  • ZALDIARAN in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava
  • BOROA in Amorebieta, Biscay
  • ETXEBARRI in Axpe, Biscay.
  • AIZIAN in Bilbao, Biscay.
  • ETXANOBE in Bilbao, Biscay.
  • MINA in Bilbao, Biscay.
  • NERUA in Bilbao, Biscay.
  • ZORTZIKO in Bilbao, Biscay.
  • ANDRA MARI in Galdakao, Biscay
  • SOLANA in Ampuero, Cantabria
  • EL NUEVO MOLINO in Puente Arce, Cantabria
  • ANNUA in San Vicente de la Barquera, Cantabria
  • EL SERBAL in Santander, Cantabria
  • CENADOR DE AMOS in Villaverde de Pontones, Cantabria
  • KOKOTXA in Donostia (San Sebastian), Gipuzkoa
  • MIRADOR DE ULIA in Donostia (San Sebastian), Gipuzkoa
  • MIRAMON ARBELAITZ in Donostia (San Sebastian), Gipuzkoa
  • ALAMEDA in Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa
  • ZUBEROA in Oiartzun, Gipuzkoa
  • ELKANO in Getaria, Gipuzkoa
  • LE MOULIN D'ALOTZ in Arcangues, Labourd
  • ITHURRIA in Ainhoa, Labourd
  • AUBERGE DU CHEVAL BLANC in Bayonne, Labourd
  • L'ATELIER in Biarritz, Labourd
  • L'IMPERTINENT in Biarritz, Labourd
  • CHATEAU DE BRINDOS in Biarritz, Labourd
  • LES ROSIERS in Biarritz, Labourd 
  • LA VILLA EUGENIE in Biarritz, Labourd
  • BRIKETENIA in Guethary, Labourd
  • MAISON EGUIAZABAL-LE BAR A VIN in Hendaye, Labourd
  • L'AUBERGE BASQUE in Saint-Pee-sur-Nivelle, Labourd
  • ZOKO MOKO in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Labourd
  • LES PYRENEES in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Lower Navarre
  • EUROPA in Pamplona (Iruña), Navarra
  • RODERO in Pamplona (Iruña), Navarra
  • EL MOLINO DE URDANIZ in Urdaitz, Navarra

As you can see, there is a huge amount to choose from!

Enjoy the Basque Country!

Enjoy Basque food!

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Picture by: Javier Lastras