Gastronomy & Specialities Biarritz

Biarritz specialities: colourful flavours

Visiting the Basque Country also means discovering its specialities and Biarritz. It's about immersing yourself in a culture rich in a thousand flavours. From Espelette chilli pepper and Bayonne ham to Basque cake, piperade and Ossau-Iraty, there's something for everyone in the Basque Country, whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer something savoury.

If you want to discover the beauty of Basque cuisine, there are plenty of restaurants serving local dishes, starting with Le Ponton, the restaurant at the Le Biarritz hotel, which serves homemade dishes made from local and seasonal produce with a breathtaking view of the ocean.

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All the specialities of Biarritz on its markets

If you'd like to take some of the region's produce home with you, there are plenty of traditional markets to delight you and your taste buds. Start with the Halles market, which takes place every day and showcases local producers. Depending on the day of the week, head to the Saint-Martin, Saint-Charles or Carreau des Halles districts to discover the best of the region's produce.

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