10 Nightlife to Enjoy in San Sebastian

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San Sebastian Nightlife
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San Sebastian Nightlife obviously has one of the best rated and favourite hangouts for locals and tourists. There are many clubs, discotheques, night clubs, karaoke bars and other popular spots in San Sebastian. Are you ready to animate your nightlife, see our list here in this article.

1.Discoteca Miramar

The name of the place is Discoteca Miramar and it is located within a walking distance from the beautiful Hotel Barceló Costa Vasca in San Sebastian. This disco is the place specifically created for all, if not most of those people who regardless of standing, age, and status – like to dance and plainly just have fun. You can make new friends in the place. The site is spacious, more comfortable and a bit stylish with around 700 square meters of the lounge. Of course, they have a very spacious dance floor, with a lot of tables and also chairs so all guests and people are comfortably seated and relaxed.


  • Name: Discoteca MIRAMAR
  • Address: Hotel Barceló Costa Vasca, 20009 Donostia, Pío Baroja, 15, Guipúzcua, Spain
  • Open: Friday to Sunday
  • Phone:+34 609 08 10 68
  • Hours: 6pm to 4am

2. Bataplan Disco Official

The great beacon symbol of Donostia-San Sebastián night spots, the Bataplan Disco Official is quite known for their quality music and the buzzing vibe and lively atmosphere. Here is a nightclub that has been around and going strong for the last couple of years. When there is a city jazz or dance festival going on, it can be converted into the adapted genre for the guests.


  • Name: Discoteca Bataplan
  • Address: Kontxa Pasealekua, 12, Gipuzkoa, 20007 Donostia, Spain
  • Open: Thursday to Saturday
  • Phone:+34 943 46 04 39
  • Hours: 7pm to 7am

3. Victoria Cafe Disco

Do you want to hold a party but don’t know where in San Sebastian? No matter if you are already married, for some, it doesn’t even matter and they don’t want to show. Some married people even pretend to be single here. 🙂 So if it is your birthday or somewhat your anniversary, or some gathering of your company, you can have a great night out at Victoria Cafe Disco. Contact their telephone at 34 943 42 03 44.


  • Name: Victoria Café
  • Address: República Argentina Kalea, Gipuzkoa, S/N, 20004 Donostia, Spain
  • Open: Daily
  • Phone:+34 943 42 03 44
  • Hours: 9am – 1am

4. Molly Malone San Sebastian

The name of the place is Molly Malone San Sebastian and you will literally like to come here not just to watch, but obviously to enjoy every minute and every second. Before you know it, time will pass and it will already be morning time. If you are a nocturnal type of person, there should be nothing for you to excuse yourself not to go to Molly Malone in San Sebastian.


  • Name: Molly Malone
  • Address: San Martin Kalea, 55, Gipuzkoa, 20007 Donostia, Spain
  • Open: Monday to Saturday
  • Phone:+34 943 46 98 22
  • Hours: 11pm – 5am

5. Dabadaba

It’s somewhat so hard to find a very cool, vibrant, and lively place in San Sebastian, but Dabadaba is definitely that place! Don’t make a mistake. If you experience the night, you will be coming back for more in the next month or weeks of your visit in Spain. There are amazing gigs that have been planned almost every night. There are many welcoming locals, staff and residents that are English speakers! They have a wide beer selection, some tasty fruit juices and have the coziest terrace.


  • Name: Dabadaba
  • Address: Mundaitz Kalea, 8, 20012 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Open: Daily
  • Phone:+34 943 26 58 26
  • Hours: 9AM–11PM

6. Arkaitzpe Disco Pub

The Arkaitzpepub has the best lively vibe and pure fun atmosphere in the city. They have the best music that you’ll find and we’re talking here of the obvious weekends on Friday and Saturday. Come here to have fun and just enjoy your time with the people! Sometimes, there are even a lot of people even on Sundays or Thursdays. You would feel like the have everything set up for you in the summer! Call them at +34 943 42 18 67


  • Name: Arkaitzpe Disco Pub
  • Address: Calle Mayor, 14, Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Phone:+34 943 42 18 67
  • Open: Daily
  • Hours: 3pm to 3am

7. Ondarra 16 Bis

What is the Ondarra 16 Bis? They have two distinct and great environments in just one single place. When you go upstairs, you can munch and eat pintxos. This will obviously boost your boring energy levels into a super recharged level. If you’re going down to the basement, make sure you are hitting the dance floor. It will be reverberating with quality synths, pop, and techno all night. At weekends, they don’t shut their doors until 2.30am so enter even up to this hour.


  • Name: Ondarra 16 Bis
  • Address: Av de Zurriola, 16, 20002 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Tel: +34 943 29 74 54
  • Hours: 7pm – 2am

8. La Terraza

Do you like to enjoy a night out in San Sebastian without the fuzz or boredom, then the La Terraza is definitely for you? Get your blood pumping with some lively moves. The place is a very lively destination with a lot of plenty of DJ’s, dance shows, performers and other artists. From pop, rock, EDM, trance or any other genre, it can mix and match just like an alchemist. The local Spanish usually eat late, then they drink late and then they go out very late during the weekend, so don’t be shocked and surprised. Call at 34 943 46 04 39.


  • Name: La Terraza
  • Address: Paseo de Herrera nº90 Bajo, 20017 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Phone:+34 943 57 39 57
  • Open: Daily
  • Hours: 5pm to 2am

9. Bebop Bar Donostia

The Bebop Bar Donostia is beautifully set near the river banks of the River Urumea and it is near the old town. This makes the place a great party area because of the nearby nature and sounds. They are usually open even until 4am. This only means many people can come here even after other bars have already closed. The place is great for those with a desire to keep having fun and enjoy their party going until the daylight of the next morning. The entrance may have some fee, but minimal or sometimes free so this results in the lengthy queues and lines outside.


  • Name: Be Bop
  • Address: Salamanca Pasealekua, 3, Gipuzkoa, 20003 Donostia, Spain
  • Open: Daily
  • Phone:+34 943 42 98 69
  • Hours: 7pm to 4am

10. Le Bukowski

The Le Bukowski is the iconic place of dance and nightlife of Donostia or San Sebastián. They are quite popular and famous for good and high-quality music. They have these buzzing and out of this world atmosphere. Le Bukowski, shall we say, is the nightclub of choice for first time visitors of the city. They are going strong for more than twenty years, which is close to two decades. Have a look and their genre includes electronica, EDM soul, trance, funk, techno and even boogaloo to alternative rock. They are located at  Calle de Egia, 18, 20012. 


  • Name: Le Bukowski
  • Address: Calle de Egia, 18, 20012 Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Spain
  • Open: Everyday
  • Hours: 11am to 11pm

The nightlife of San Sebastian mainly comes alive well with the live gigs of DJ’s and emerging bands, as well as great small-scale theatre groups. Drinks can be affordable, with dancing some good company, that you are guaranteed to find a place even at 3am until dawn.

Have a good travel and trip!

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