Larrarte is the name of a cider-house inaugurated in 1977. It is located on the Santiagomendi mount, which is in Astigarraga, a municipality of Gipuzkoa (one of the seven Basque Country provinces on the north of Spain).
This cider-house placed amongst its own apple groves, makes natural cider from its own apple trees, which is selling in bottles in the cider house all year round.
Larrarte also has two dining rooms for visitors, one of them works as a grill house restaurant and it´s open all year for groups with previous reservation. The second dining room is in the cider cellar itself, amongst large wooden barrels.
There is an ample parking for customers.
GRILL HOUSE RESTAURANT:
This dining room has a capacity for 70 diners, and it´s dominate by a small fireplace.
It´s open from May 1 to December 8 (Fridays night, Saturdays and Sundays noon) and it´s open too in holidays and eves as well as long weekends.
You can choose à la carte or a traditional cider-house menu with cider txotx (you can serve yourself free cider from a barrel).
You can ask also special menus for groups on previous phone reservation.
This dining room has a capacity for 100 diners, and it´s found in the cider cellar itself, amongst large wooden barrels full of cider. It´s open only in the txotx season (January 19 to May 1).
Here you can have the traditional cider-house menu as well as cider txotx (you serve yourself cider direct from big wooden barrels).