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The Barcelona Taste

Carrer Radas, 12, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Excellent food tour

Great value food tour, with great food and wine, and history of the area. Loreal was an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul B
Wonderful night of food and drinks

I will just echo the previous reviews. We visited 3 wonderful off the beaten track establishments... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Janice K
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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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Hours Today: 19:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Carrer Radas, 12, 08004 Barcelona, Spain

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value food tour, with great food and wine, and history of the area. Loreal was an interesting and helpful guide, and our small group was well looked after.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will just echo the previous reviews. We visited 3 wonderful off the beaten track establishments. Laura was a terrific guide. The first was savory, Catalan style, and served with sweet vermouth. Sweet vermouth is quite good and is not like anything I have tried...More

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Laura, was a great guide. She was enthusiastic and very informative, not only about foods but about the areas we walked through. We had a wide variety of foods and drinks. I tasted a lot of things I had never tasted before. The tour was...More

Thank beedeeuu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm sure you get the idea from the other reviews. My wife and I enjoyed the three places we visited and felt we learned a lot about Spanish and Catalan cuisine, which we utilized throughout the rest of our trip. Our guide even emailed some...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We highly recommend the Gothic Tapas Tour. We visited three delightful bodegas that we would have never found on our own. The food and drink were fantastic. We even tried Vermuth, which none in our group had ever tried before. Our guide for the evening...More

Thank _bobandruthcasey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening out with Laura, from Barcelona Taste, stopping at three lovely Bodegas to taste Tapas and listen to stories about Barcelona from a beautiful local. There were 2 places we had savoury tapas and lovely wine or beer to accompany the...More

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We are so, so glad we did this tour with Jo. We tried things we never would have tried at places we would never have found. I am now constantly sipping my sweet vermouth, dreaming of Spain. We went back to one of the bars...More

Thank KS1977Canada
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Tito was an amazing guide, a true Calalan foodie! The group size of six makes for great conversation around a table laden with food that keeps magically appearing. Short walks between venues highlight culture, point out "don't miss" sights, and help make room for the...More

Thank goceanbreeze6
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We booked The Barcelona Taste based on reviews here and elsewhere and weren't disappointed. Jo set the tone, right from the get go; she already had our names down, made everyone feel welcome and set off for some really excellent restaurants in the Gothic Quarter....More

Thank Skuabird
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were so lucky to get Jo, one of the owners of The Barcelona Taste, to lead our tour. She was great fun, very knowledgeable. She took us to fabulous places we would have never found on our own. The variety of food & drink...More

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Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça
Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful
fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands
the impressive and towering structure of the Palau
Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in
front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie
Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of
their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to
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steve m
25 February 2017|
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Response from Barcelona_Taste | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately we're not offering lunchtime tours at this time. Email us if you'd like to join us in the evening.
21 March 2016|
Response from Lynne B | Reviewed this property |
Whose phone number do you want
pat r
24 February 2015|
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Response from WarrenShoe | Reviewed this property |
We stopped at four places, all in different parts of the Gothic Quarter. the first was wine and cheeses. The next two each had a variety of shared small plates, all variety of bite sized foods. I cannot recall them all... More