Barcelona Food Tour: Ultimate Spanish Food Experience

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Nuria, Margherita,

Aleix & Noemi

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4 hours
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SHORT DESCRIPTION

Discover the true taste of the city in this 4-hour Barcelona Food Tour. You’ll be guided by passionate local guides, true experts of local gastronomy ready to offer you an authentic, fun, educational and even sometimes adventurous tour.

You’ll visit 4 authentic local venues and taste 16 to 22 traditional dishes and gourmet products, all of them elaborated using the best quality local and seasonal ingredients. All the dishes will be perfectly paired with local wines (vermut, wine and cava), making it the perfect experience for those looking to soak up the complete Spanish food and drink experience.

Between the stops, you’ll get personal bits of history and secret views of the city from your friendly guide. Are you ready to fall in love with Barcelona’s food and culture?

DURATION 4 hours approx.
MEETING TIME Times are slightly variable- please consult calendar on the right
MEETING POINT El Born or Barceloneta neighbourhood (Near the metro station Jaume I (L4) and Barceloneta (L4)
Exact address and directions released upon booking
GROUP SIZE Semi-private: 2 people min – 6 people max (solo travellers please request before booking)
LANGUAGES English (English, Catalan, Spanish, Italian or French on request for private tours)
INCLUDED
4 hour guided walking Barcelona food tour
4 stops with food and drinks
Fine dining restaurant to top up the tour, very famous amongst local people
16-22 small dishes making up for a full meal
at least 1 local, quality drink at every stop (vermut, wine and cava)
Bits of Catalan and Spanish gastronomy and culture
Vibrant and colourful local stories
NOT INCLUDED
Guide’s gratuity, always graciously accepted
SUITABLE FOR Everybody (not wheelchair accessible). Children accepted from 9 years old (20% discount available for children aged 9-12). Private food tour available for families with young children, please request.
ANY ALLERGIES/FOOD RESTRICTIONS? This Barcelona Food Tour is available for gluten free (celiacs no because of possible cross contamination in restaurants) and lactose free people (we can guarantee almost all dishes to be gluten and/or lactose free, although some dishes may not be replaced. Overall, you’ll still get a lot to eat!), as well as pescatarians.

We do not recommend this tour for vegetarians (please be sure to check out our other experiences, most of them are suitable for vegetarians). Please add a note with your food restrictions to your booking.

Do you want a private tour?

If you are celebrating a special occasion with your friends, family or company. Contact us to request a private Barcelona Food Tour tailored to your needs!

REQUEST PRIVATE TOUR

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Beginning of the Barcelona Food Tour

Ready to taste and eat the best and most authentic Spanish and Catalan dishes?

Meet with your guide directly at the meeting point (exact address and time of meeting point delivered upon booking) and go straight to a truly authentic bodega to start out a memorable experience.

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4 different venues: restaurants, bars and bodegas

We like to change the venues we go to to offer something different to everyone and to best adapt to the local schedules. We only take you to the best places at the best times, so the venues may differ depending on the day and time you pick.

But they all have some things in common: they are always authentic local spots, off the tourist radar offering the highest quality of traditional food. Each of the place we’ll take you to have their own specialties and we can’t wait to let you try them out!

3

16 to 22 dishes in total

Although we have some favourites, we also like to order different dishes depending on your preferences. We’ll make sure to advise you on the greatest and most authentic things to eat and to best adapt them to your tastes, although we also allow adventurous customers to have their share of unexpected dishes. Rest assured, this is only if you’d like to try!

Here are some examples of the food you may find in this Barcelona Food Tour .
Often found: tasting of Iberian cured meats, Iberian ham, artisanal Spanish cheeses, fresh fish, cured anchovies, Catalan marinated olives, croquetas (squid ink, roasted meat, Spanish pepper amongst other), seasonal rice, slowly cooked mussels and more types of seafood, Catalan cream and traditional Spanish and Catalan desserts, tigernut milk.

Sometimes found: typical Catalan appetizer of bread and tomato, aioli bread, roasted artichokes, bombas de la Barceloneta, slowly cooked octopus, sauteed fresh calamari, Spanish sausage with chickpeas, Catalan sausage and white beans dish, sauteed prawns and more!

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True local drinks

We’ll be pairing every dish with the perfect local drink: expect great local wines, typical vermouth appetizer, cava and beer. Alcohol free options available, please request when booking.

Don’t wait any longer and book your spots now! Should you have any request or if you would like a private Barcelona Food Tour, please contact us directly.

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Nuria, Margherita,

Aleix & Noemi

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Sustainable

transport

Local food logo I Barcelona Slow Travel

Farm

to table

Organic logo I Barcelona Slow Travel

Organic

products

Homemade logo I Barcelona Slow Travel

Reduce/

Reuse/Recycle

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Extra

efforts

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The meeting point can be reached by walking or public transport. No additional transport is needed for the experience.

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The food is local and seasonal. Most of the recipes are tradional Catalan and Spanish recipes. The wines offered are local and sourced straight from small local producers.

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This Barcelona  Food Tour supports local, family run businesses. Furthermore, the group size is restricted to 8 people in order not to trouble any of the local spaces (which often happens with larger groups).

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