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The Barcelona Taste

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Address: Carrer Radas, 12, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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The city's first gastronomical tapas tour, The Barcelona Taste is about...

The city's first gastronomical tapas tour, The Barcelona Taste is about food. And lots of it! On this 2-3 hour food tour we stop in 3-4 small food establishments in either the famous Gothic or the lovely Gracia neighborhoods of Barcelona.

Our venues range from high-quality specialty shops to home-style tapas restaurants, each one with its own scrumptious specialties for you to taste.

A knowledgeable and very friendly guide will safely lead you through this labyrinth of a neighborhood, all the while sharing stories about Barcelona life, food, and history. You will enjoy all the cuisine, and, due to the small size of the group, you will also enjoy a more personal, relaxed experience.

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A foodie walking tour not to be missed

Whilst you are spoilt for choice for things to do and see in Barcelona do yourselves a favour and book into this tour. Jo, our guide for the night, really knows her stuff and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Lathlain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst you are spoilt for choice for things to do and see in Barcelona do yourselves a favour and book into this tour. Jo, our guide for the night, really knows her stuff and takes you on a walking tour through the streets of Barcelona into restaurants you'd probably just walk by and miss the goodies on offer. What I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have Jo as our guide on this "tour" - a US ex-pat with amazing stories of her time in Spain. Great conversationalist, incredibly engaging, and completely knowledgeable about the neighborhoods and their best local spots! Food, vermouth, and wine were fantastic everywhere she took us. Really has her act together! Don't miss out on this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This tour was amazing. It took us to places we never would have tried or found on our own and all of them were fantastic. Our tour guide, Lorea, was terrific. I am a vegetarian and, despite my best intentions to do so, did not notify the tour company beforehand. I was completely prepared to not be able to try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Our experience with The Barcelona Taste was an excellent introduction to Spanish food culture. We booked a tour with Jo hoping to gain more confidence in ordering tapas, and because I have some food allergies so I was hoping to learn about food that would work for my diet. Our tour with Jo was fantastic! She was incredibly knowledgeable about... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

All the places we went to had fabulous food and great wine choices. I would do this again and make it the main point of the evening.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I meant to get a review done right away (didn't) .... but it is well worth the 5 stars! We had such a great time. This is a small group (6) and a guide on a walking tour (not strenuous) in the gothic district of Barcelona. We visited 4 local places, with wonderful food! So nice to get the flair... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a very nice time on the Gotico food tour with our guide Anna. I appreciated that there were only 6 tour participants total allowed, keeping the group small and allowing us to enjoy the social experience of tapas without an overwhelming group. We stopped at three different tapas spots and had quite a few tapas... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Having visited Barcelona a few times we were looking for something new and amazing to do and man did we find it! Foodie walking tours are one of our favourite things to do to learn about a city and its culture and this tour excelled in all areas. For a truly unique, fun and delicious evening we HIGHLY recommend The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Thank-you Tito for taking our group of five on a delicious, plentiful, fun and interesting food tour! We chose the Gotico Tour and had a wonderful time exploring the Gothic Quarter via four delicious eateries! I would recommend The Barcelona Taste to everyone who loves to eat and sight see all at the same time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We scheduled this walking Tapas tour as a way to assure we did not go to bed too early after the overseas flight - excellent choice! Tito as our host and guide welcomed us in the square and we were off to taste local cheeses to start our evening. Our group of 6 seemed to hit it off quickly making... More 

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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