With so much food to choose from, our tapas tours and experiences in Barcelona are a fantastic way for an international foodie to discover Spanish cuisine. Whereby our food and drink tours in Barcelona take you to the very best places, meeting the locals.
There are times when a tapas tour in Barcelona is simply all about the great food available. However, sometimes you want food and drink experiences in Barcelona to go beyond just delivering great tasting local cuisine.
That’s why we combine our top tapas tours in Barcelona with a walk around the local sights, cookery lessons and even traditional flamenco evenings.
5 Tapas Tours and Experiences
Food tourism in Spain is often associated as much with Spanish culture as it is the food itself. That’s why tapas can be found in almost any bar, café or restaurant. Whether it be part of your evening meal or complimentary dishes handed out with your glass of wine at lunchtime. Food and drink tours in Barcelona will share it all.
However, knowing where to find the very best tapas tours and experiences in Barcelona can be difficult. Therefore, we’ve chosen a top 5 that come highly recommended.
This tour is a great introduction to the various tapas of Barcelona. As each of the 3 stops will give you a different taste of Spanish cuisine. During which you will sample “pintxos”, which are traditional tapas from the Basque region, along with some local Catalan favourites. It’s also the chance to see an authentic Barcelona neighbourhood, slightly away from the more tourist areas.
This 2.5 tapas tour of Barcelona focusses on the El Born district. It’s also a relaxed way to see the local sites, stopping off for some small plates along the way. Places of interest include the Santa Maria del Mar church and the Palau de la Música Catalana concert hall.
Starting off in the Gothic District (or Barrio Gotico) this private tapas tour takes advantage of an area of Barcelona with an abundance of bars and restaurants. It will also help give you an idea of where to return for dinner during your time in the city. The 2nd part of the tour will also take in El Born. Leaving with a good idea about the differences between the two sides of Barcelona.
An alternative to a tapas tour in Barcelona is the chance to learn how to make them yourself with this cooking experience. Which also includes another of Spain’s favourite dishes, paella. Taking place at the kitchen of Sent Sovi, guests prepare 4 tapas, along with the sharing bowl of paella, served with complimentary wine. More than enough for a complete Spanish meal.
During the course of the evening, you will be treated to a spectacular flamenco performance, complete with dancers and live music. The show lasts for approximately 40 minutes, giving you an entertaining insight and a 100% authentic experience. Following the music and dance, sharing platters of 10 different tapas are presented to your table, along with a generous jug of sangria.
Still hungry for more authentic Spanish food? Then find out our favourite places to try the best paella in Barcelona here.
Food and Drink Experiences in Barcelona
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