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Amelia Restaurant

Restaurant Amelia

Amelia by Paulo Airaudo is an exclusive contemporary restaurant that offers an intimate atmosphere in the coastal city of Donostia, next to La Concha Beach. Diners can eat at the bar for 10 people, where you can watch the chefs at work in the open kitchen, or at one of the three available tables. Amelia's goal is for you to have a unique dining experience, and to that end, he prepares food from the finest seasonal foods with innovative culinary techniques. Chef Paulo Airaudo offers a unique tasting menu, with an international flavor that combines with Basque cuisine with influences from Argentina, Italy and Japan.

Amelia Restaurant

Donostia, Spain
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Paulo Airaudo

Paulo Airaudo
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Restaurant Amelia is run by Argentinian-born chef Paulo Airaudo. Paulo was trained in European star restaurants like Arzak in San Sebastian, The Fat Duck in London, and Magnolia in Italy. He opened his first restaurant, Amelia, in 2017, in the city where he once started his European adventure, San Sebastián. But that’s not all: Paulo also owns 2-Michelin-starred restaurant Da Terra in London, and 3 restaurants in Hong Kong: Amelia, Da Filippo, and Haku. 

International cuisine

2 Michelin stars

Chef’s table

Amelia’s cuisine

In collaboration with his team, Paulo creates new dishes every day which are internationally inspired. However, he does not neglect his roots, inherited from his grandparents in the kitchen when he was young. He always works with the best products that he finds at the local San Sebastián market. At this 1-Michelin-starred restaurant, the key to progress is innovation. Keeping the best of gourmet cuisine and its culinary heritage in mind, chef Airaudo aims to create unexpected, unique, and captivating experiences. To create innovative dishes for a new era, high-quality regional products and state-of-the-art techniques are used. The winery has 150 different wines from Italy, France, Spain, and America. Amelia restaurant offers you the option of trying 90% of their wine by the glass, so you may sample as many wines as possible.

San Sebastián surroundings

Restaurant Amelia is situated inside Hotel Villa Favorita, located in the Bay of La Concha. The restaurant has a modern open kitchen where you can appreciate all the hard work and expertise performed by the chefs. The restaurant is located in San Sebastián, a resort town on the Bay of Biscay in Spain’s mountainous Basque Country. This area is renowned for its famous beaches framed by a picturesque bayside promenade, as well as for its excellent restaurants led by top chefs. In other words: a true foodie paradise.

Innovation is key to progress. Paulo Airaudo attaches great importance to upholding the best of gourmet cuisine and culinary heritage, while creating unexpected experiences and unique pleasures. High-quality regional products and state-of-the-art techniques are used to create innovative dishes for a new era.

Paulo Airaudo - Amelia, San Sebastian, Spain - Innovation Award 2019 - by Olitalia



Amelia Restaurant Calle Zubieta 26 20007 Donostia Spain


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Opening times

Wednesday 19:00 - 20:30
Thursday 19:00 - 20:30
Friday 13:00 - 14:00 19:00 - 20:30
Saturday 13:00 - 14:00 19:00 - 20:30

Mastercard Priceless Experience

Live the unique experience of tasting the Amelia menu prepared by chef Paul Airaudo just for you and whoever you choose. AMELIA opens exclusively for you and the restaurant team will be dedicated to preparing you a very special tasting menu (minimum 2 pax)

€ 3000 p/p

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