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Interactive Spanish Cooking Experience in Barcelona

  • 3-hour paella and tapas cooking class in Barcelona
  • Visit St. Josep La Boqueria market with a local chef
  • Cook and eat a hearty seafood paella
Interactive Spanish Cooking Experience in Barcelona
From US$ 37.25
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Evening Cooking ExperienceMost Popular
Evening Cooking Experience. Everyday at 18:00.
US$ 40.75
Lunchtime Cooking Experience
We run lunchtime Cooking Experiences during the summer season from Mon to Thu at 1pm. Our lunchtime experience has the same contents as the evening session, usually the group size is just smaller.
US$ 37.25
Learn to make Spanish tapas, traditional paella, and sangria with a Barcelona chef, then share a hearty dinner of classic local cuisine that you've made yourself. All great Spanish food starts with super fresh ingredients, and you'll begin this 2.5- to 3-hour cooking class with a guided trip though St. Josep La Boqueria market before heading to a professional teaching kitchen. This hands-on Spanish cooking class includes snacks, drinks, and dinner, and you’ll finish the night with recipes to take back to your home kitchen.
What to Expect
Meet the chef at a central location that’s just off of Las Ramblas, then start with the fresh basics of Spanish cuisine, collecting fresh seafood from the local vendors and producers at La Boqueria, one of Barcelona’s most famous markets.

From the market, continue to a cooking school in El Born district, where you’ll find an open kitchen, bar, and restaurant-style seating. Pour your first glass of sangria for the evening, then start preparing a range of tapas, or pintxos, classic Spanish small plates that are perfect paired with wine.

With a chef cooking alongside you, start preparing the traditional paella, then as the rice dish simmers on a low flame, you can learn to mix your own sangria at a short drinks-making workshop. When the paella is done, sit down to the meal you’ve prepared, savoring the rich flavor of the rice and seafood (a non-seafood meal option will be served by the chef for those who don’t eat seafood).

And if you’re not ready to finish the night, you’ll be invited to a nearby bar, where you’ll be treated to a free chupito, or shot, and enjoy drink specials throughout the evening.
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1 - 5 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fun Paella Cooking Class

So fun and a very local feel to it. Enjoyed meeting other travellers and it was a perfect fun family event to start off out European trip!

Thank catherine p
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
a great evening!

We had the best evening with Mara and Tito! Not only were the food and drinks amazing, but we learnt so much about the spanish culture!! So worth it!!

1  Thank Alex J
Reviewed 6 days ago
Cooking Paella

Unfortunately I pre-booked this tour and due to unexpected issues on my travels and confusion of dates I had to cancel my paella cooking class. They were immediate to respond to my email and refunded my money straight away. If I have the chance to...More

Thank Renae B
Reviewed 1 week ago
One hell of experience !!!

I took the class with a bunch of friends... It was awesome!!!! Mara, the chef, is unbelievable! She is warm, extremely friendly, willing to help you get the most out of this fabulous experience. We went to La Boqueria in order to buy fresh seafood...More

1  Thank Niki G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Not really a class

It was more watching someone make paella rather than being able to do it yourself. The food was fab but not really a class.

Thank Kate C
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