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440 Karrika Nagusia, Espelette, France
+33 (0)559939162
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Ranked #3 of 12 Restaurants in Espelette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • English first
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English first
Hungerford, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a simple local restaurant, but the food is of excellent quality and it is somewhere you will see the locals eating, which is always a good sign.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I went there today during my holidays, and I can say it was really good. This is local cuisine, and I ordered the €20 menu with the tuna terrine, the Axoa (veal meat with pepper, onions served with roasted potatoes) and a blueberry tart. That was really good in quality AND in quantity. A good Red wine Graves (Bordeaux) to... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

3 days in Espelette ...3 diner to Aintzina ....we enjoyed the food , the service & the restaurant ...you can eat on the terrasse outside in front of the restaurant ...or Inside ,...or on the covered terrasse in the back ....also a good variety of food !

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We stopped at this bar/restaurant for drinks during a daytrip to Espelette. The waitress showed little or no interest in us, either while she was taking the order or serving us our drinks. No smile, barely an acknowledgement... But it was the toilets which really put us right off ever returning to the place. I believe I should be able... More 

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Houston, Texas
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162 reviews 162 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

We would recommend driving in the French basque area with the towns Ainhoa, Sara, and Espelette. The countryside is beautiful. We had lunch in Espelette, known for their red peppers which are hanging up on all the buildings. Aintzina was a wonderful restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. We had a special of the day, home made pasta with mixed... More 

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Address: 440 Karrika Nagusia, Espelette, France
Phone Number: +33 (0)559939162
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Aquitaine  >  Pyrenees-Atlantiques  >  Basque Country  >  Espelette

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