We invite you to learn our history. Join us on this adventure that began at 2005 with the opening of the Azurmendi*** Restaurant  and continues until our days with the ENEKO project.


Opening of Azurmendi restaurant 


First Michelin star for Azurmendi 


 Second Michelin star for Azurmendi  


Opening of the bioclimatic building as the new location for the restaurant and the sustainability centre

Third Michelin star for Azurmendi 


“Q” Tourism Quality Award for Eneko Atxa’s Azurmendi restaurant

The Prêt À Porter restaurant distinguished as Bib Gourmand (quality cuisine at moderate prices) by the Michelin Guide

Opening of Aziamendi in Thailand


Most sustainable restaurant award The World’s 50 Best Restaurants

Seventh in the world ranking by Elite Traveler magazine

26th in the world ranking by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants


Best restaurant in Europe by Opinionated About Dinning (OAD)

Third best restaurant in the world according to Elite Traveler

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification, design and construction

Diploma for the Euskalit commitment to excellence

19th at the The World’s 50 Best Restaurants rankings


Second best restaurant in the world according to Elite Traveler Magazine

Eneko Atxa National Gastronomy Award 2015 for Best Head chef

16th at the world ranking by  The World´s 50 Best Restaurants

10th best restaurant in the world  according to TripAdvisor 

National award for hospitality company committed to sustainability by the Federation of Hospitality Companies of Spain

Eneko Atxa featured in the select group of  European’s Young Leader


Best restaurant in the world according to Elite Traveler magazine

 Opening and first Michelin star for ENEKO restaurant in Larrabetzu

Opening of  ENEKO Tokyo

38th in the world ranking by The World´s 50 Best Restaurant


Second best restaurant in the world according to  Elite Traveler magazine.

Fifth position at the Top 100 European Restaurants by Opinionated About Dining.

Azurmendi wins the Most Sustainable Restaurant award by The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.


Eneko Atxa wins Best Chef Award 2019 in Europe by Madrid Fusion.

14th at the world ranking by  The World´s 50 Best Restaurants.

Eneko Atxa wins the National Prize for Healthy Gastronomy to the Most Outstanding Personality 2018.


 Azurmendi wins a green star for its commitment to sustainability.

 ENEKO wins a green star.


Eneko Atxa wins the first ‘Sustainable Sun‘ Award from the Repsol Guide.

Azurmendi wins the Sustainability Award from Madrid Fusión.

Opening of BASQUE restaurant in Seville.


Opening of NKO restaurant in Bilbao

Opening of BASQUE, Nigiri Basque House and Debokata restaurants in Madrid.

Eneko Atxa receives the ‘MadBlue Cinco Océanos’ 2022 Award for his work in sustainability.

Eneko Atxa, Sustainability award from Gentleman magazine.

 Azurmendi celebrates 10 consecutive years with 3 Michelin star


Opening of BASQUE restaurant in Bilbao.