For those who are not familiar with this term, cider bars are places where cider is sold and consumed.
As you would expect, Guipúzcoa has a wide variety of cider bars which we will comment on below, as they are well worth a visit.
These places specialise in cider, so the cider you try in these places is sure to be some of the best you will ever taste.
The best cider houses in San Sebastian can be found in the municipality of Astigarraga, as the cider houses found here are the most typical and traditional.
Top 9 Cider Bars in Astigarraga
Here we show you the top 9 of the best cider bars in San Sebastian, specifically in the area of Astigarraga.
In first place is the Petritegui cider maker, one of the best known cider makers not only in this area, but also in the whole of Guipúzcoa.
This cider maker is so well known that tourists and visitors who are interested in visiting one, the first option they consider is Petritegui.
This is a huge cider house, and if you are looking for peace and quiet, this establishment is not the best option, as it is visited by many tourists and visitors during the cider season.
Secondly, Alorrenea. This cider house is characterised by being much quieter than the previous one, although during the cider season, you will find it full of people.
This cider house has a large outdoor dining room with lots of tables next to each other, and also has a slightly smaller indoor dining room.
Next is Ipintza. This one is in the number 3 position because, like the previous ones, the Ipintza cider house is one of the most visited.
This cider house has a menu of approximately 30 euros and also has a vegetarian menu.
The Zelaia cider house is only open seasonally, between January and April.
This is one of the oldest cider houses in Guipúzcoa.
The menu of this cider house is available during the typical season. But unlike other cider houses, this one remains open during the summer months as well.
Zapiain, known not only for its cider, but also because there are many restaurants and shops that have its cider. This cider house is only open in season.
Oialume Zar, this cider house offers the typical traditional chorizo sausage to add to cider. This cider house is only open during the cider season.
The Bereziartua cider maker is characterised for being one of the most traditional in the area due to the fact that it is currently in its fifth generation.
This cider house stands out mainly for its cider, as it is made with the most renowned products of the Basque Country.
It is only open in season.
Lastly, Rezola cider house, one of the most modern cider houses you will find in Guipúzcoa, as it was renovated very recently.
It has a small museum and the latest technology for making cider.
As we have been able to detect, most of the cider houses remain open during the cider season, and some of them close when the cider season ends, while others remain open.
The best cider houses in San Sebastian are all the ones mentioned above, so if you are thinking of visiting any of them, don’t hesitate and do it.
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