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Syndicat du Piment d'Espelette

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Everything with pimento

Want wine with pimento? Candy with pimento? Chocolate? Beer? Cheese? Sausage? This place has it... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2016
bedsettee
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Espelette is charming...

...but very touristic. I'm glad we were there on a weekday in June, rather than a weekend at high... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2016
Susan S
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Boulder, Colorado
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Jul 6, 2016
“Everything with pimento”
Feb 5, 2016
“Espelette is charming...”
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25 Merkatu Plaza, 64250 Espelette, France
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Want wine with pimento? Candy with pimento? Chocolate? Beer? Cheese? Sausage? This place has it all. One thing not to be missed is the pimento liqueur, that is truly delicious. This is a lovely village, well worth the visit. Take a circular route on smaller...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed February 5, 2016

...but very touristic. I'm glad we were there on a weekday in June, rather than a weekend at high season! It's a fun place to walk around, and the Syndicat shouldn't be missed - lots of things piment d'Espelette, including easily packed small bottles and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
3  Thank Susan S
Reviewed October 2, 2015

For a foodie, a visit to Espelette when travelling on the French side of the Pyrenees is a must. The red Pepper (Piment d’ Espelette) is the life blood of this small pretty Basque town. The red peppers are picked and hung out to dry...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Foxey2
Reviewed November 24, 2014

There is one word describing this village.... spicy. September, sees every house draped in a gown of 'red & gold', hanging from garlands of wire several kms long, is a harvest of blazing red peppers drying in the Basque country sun. they are the pride...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Eli B
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