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Worth the visit.

When you enter this cafe/boutique take a while to appreciate the favours of the pain d'epice cakes... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Lanton, France
Cute shop in pretty Ainhoa

The spiced bread was good but not as good as I hoped for the price. It is quite firm and because of... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2014
Linda S
Metchosin, Canada
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21 May 2016
“Worth the visit.”
16 Dec 2015
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

When you enter this cafe/boutique take a while to appreciate the favours of the pain d'epice cakes on offer. For three euros you can buy a taster plate - enough for two. The lady explains the favours and in which order to try them. We...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank auntieshaz21
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Ainhoa is one of the best places or villages in all France, mixed of old culture and food. Strongly recommend to spend two days very clean and romantic. The old design of houses is another story from the 17th century or more but in fact...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

Terrible things happened in this village during the 17th-century when more then 500 women were accused of witchcraft and were dragged off to be buried alive. Only the tantalising aromas emanating from this establishment could reverse the distaste. The tasting room provided the opportunity to...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Eli B
Reviewed 6 January 2014

The spiced bread was good but not as good as I hoped for the price. It is quite firm and because of the honey content stayed fresh a long time so was good for traveling. As is expensive I would recommend you buy a small...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Ainhoa is a little village in the Basque region of France. You can experience it in a short time. We happened upon this establishment or should I say we were lured here by the delicious smells. They were making the bread and my wife wanted...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Travelbound44
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