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“Hidden jewel”
Review of Urtxola

Urtxola
Ranked #2 of 17 Restaurants in Sare
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Only fans of very small roads would get to the point to stumble across the signpost directing into an even smaller (dead end) road to get there.
Yet, worth while! A lonely house in the middle of green. Its parking has enough room to get the seats filled. You will cross the border from France into Spain when you walk towards the restaurant. No problem, thanks EU :-)
Excellent food served by a competent and very friendly team.

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Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We enjoyed a very good meal here. The steak was enormous, enough for two - Most enjoyable evening lots of atmosphere - unexpected find - directed there by our B&B host

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

The reviewers were right to rate this restaurant highly. We enjoyed our meals , were surprised by the generous portions and delighted in the fresh ingredients. It was so good that we returned for a second night during our holiday in the region.

The charcuterie was excellent value and the meat was very delicious. Not like the usual salty charcuterie that Is found in some more expensive restaurants. The merlu couldn't have been fresher and the desserts matched the mains in their quality.
It was extremely good value considering you get wine included.

The sangria went down well. All in all an excellent restaurant with good friendly service in a lovely rustic setting.
Highly recommended.

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1  Thank Malaysian92
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

More authentic is hard to find. Staff speaks more Basque than anywhere.Great food. Great sangria. Great red wine.

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1  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

The french-spanish border goes through the garden, at the edge of the house. But it doesn't matter ! both sides are in Basquenland!
and the food goes with it. The ladies in the places are everywhere always, full of attention even when overwhelmed.. Just courtesy, helpullness and smiling. You get served in a glance with food coming with strong roots of family cooking but in a aristocratic quality. Grilled shrimps excellent, Cheese salads wonderfull, and the fish grilled and served on the top. I barely found cod like that.
I must try to go back to try their Chuletas!!
Desert are traditional and carefully prepared.
don't hesitate to find it lost in the country on your way to the mountain. But only 3,5 km from Sare.

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1  Thank Jean-Paul J
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