Txopinondo cidrerie artisanale basque

Useful information

Location : In the countryside

Province : Labourd

Services

  • Air conditioning
  • Bank cards accepted
  • Disable access
  • English spoken
  • Entertainment
  • Groups
  • Open all year round
  • Parking
  • Pets welcome
  • Seminar Room
  • Spanish spoken
  • Specialities
  • English
    • In an authentic cider house of producers, unique in the Basque Country, come and discover the Sagarno (apple wine), the oldest drink in the Basque Country and the whole tasting ceremony: the TXOTX !!

      Understanding the culture of the Sagarno means entering the heart of the Basque Country. You can taste other apple-based drinks with or without alcohol, produced at the cider house. A great moment for children : apple juice served with Txotx!

      And why not extend the visit with the famous Txotx meal! Typical of Basque cider factories.

      On the menu : pintxos (tapas), rib of beef, gambas, duck breast, vegetarian plate, all grilled on a charcoal grill, in the dining room, in front of you!

      All the products of Txopinondo® are produced in a traditional way, respecting authentic know-how.

      Timetable of visits and shop :

      April to October : Monday to Saturday from 10:30 am to 12 pm and from 3 pm to 7 pm.
      November to March : Tuesday to Friday from 3pm to 7pm.

      Free admission and free tasting for individuals.
      For groups, please contact us.

      Credit Card - Disabled access - Private car park - English and Spanish spoken - Open all year round - Camping Car access - Animals accepted

  • Français
  • Español
  • Deutsch
  • Euskara

Traveller Reviews

4.4 sur 5 756 reviews

  • James Newton

    3 sur 5 Reviews posted by James Newton on 15/08/2020

    In normal times, I would have given this place 4 stars: the food is basic but nice, the "apple wine" is enjoyable, the price is a little high for what you get, but OK. The staff are friendly and helpful, but have absolutely no control over people moving from the tables to cider barrels with no masks on. Some people even came in with no masks at all and were shown their table as if the situation were totally normal. Not good for a place that has no tables outside. If I were the owner, I would suspend the "txox" (cider fetching) sessions and serve people at the table, rather than have them all get up and walk through the room to the barrels. Also, I would ask people to simply abide by the law and wear masks on getting up from their tables. There's a good reason behind this.

  • Ellen O'Reilly-Garcia

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Ellen O'Reilly-Garcia on 03/10/2019

    This was truly one of the high points of our 2 week trip, traveling with 9 of us in the family, from Chicago and Madrid. The owner was delightful and so knowledgeable. All enjoyed trying the various ciders.. The young people particularly enjoyed the variety. And the food was fabulous! We'll remember this experience for a very long time, and are so grateful to the team.

  • Simona Dimitrova

    5 sur 5 Reviews posted by Simona Dimitrova on 21/08/2020

    Great experience to taste the Basque culture in a friendly surprising environment

Traveller Reviews

4.0 sur 5 418 reviews

Rating summary

  • Atmosphere 4.5 / 5
  • Food 4.0 / 5
  • Service 4.5 / 5
  • Value 4.0 / 5
  • "Trip Highlight"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Paradise198221 (Chicago, Illinois) on 30/11/2019

    Great place, fun and so interesting. For English speakers ask for Pantxi. He embraced the Basque culture and shared his enthusiasm. He gave us a good historical background of the cider and its...

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  • "Amazing experience of the Basque country"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by vincentc816 (Singapore, Singapore) on 03/08/2019

    We reserved for two persons at the restaurant, planning to eat at Txopinondo just after visiting the Cidrerie. Overall, and based on our experience visiting this region during our holidays for almost...

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  • "Charming host, lots of food, lots of character, unusual apple wine !"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by evdepa on 29/06/2019

    I visited as part of a large group that almost filled the large "cidrerie". Our host was charming, kind and pleasant; there was enough T-bone to feed a lion and the cidrerie is simply striking. The...

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ZA Lanzelai
Chemin de la Cidrerie
64310 Ascain

GPS coordinates

43° 21'52.96"N, 1° 38'15.22"W

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