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Born to Cook Barcelona

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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Attended with two of my friends and have to say I had big expectations having walked passed the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hayley M
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A Fun Way to Orient to Barcelona’s Food Culture

We are staying in Barcelona for a month and I wanted to get the facts on the city’s food markets... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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You will learn how to prepare, serve or select the best ingredients to produce the best dishes in Spain. Learn the insights of Mediterranean cuisine with hands-on experience provided by local Chefs. You will feel like home at the premises which are...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mirallers 9, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
El Born / La Ribera
+34 639 28 98 21
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended with two of my friends and have to say I had big expectations having walked passed the location a few times and seen the lovely set up inside. The class didn’t disappoint! We skipped the market tour but in my opinion Born to Cook...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are staying in Barcelona for a month and I wanted to get the facts on the city’s food markets and learn about the local culture. This is a very lively and sociable way to get up to speed. Otger, our chef/guide, was both entertaining...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

My daughter and I arrived with no expectations for this day. We met our chef, Ari, and right from the start he was engaging and fun. We toured Saint Catherine Markets, and La Boqueria. Ari even allowed a coffee stop..lol. Back at the kitchen we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

It ended up being a private class as my wife and I were the only participants which was unusual. Still, the market tours were very informative. The meal you prepare is elaborate. Go hungry-Patatas bravas, paella, etc. Good company and a nice day.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We love to cook and eat! Although we have made dozens of paellas in the past we have never really learned how hands on. We found Born to Cook Barcelona here on TripAdvisor and jumped at the opportunity. Otger was our teacher and he did...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Toni C, Manager at Born to Cook Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Thanks for your comment :) we are very happy to read this. Kinds regards from Otger!

Reviewed 13 October 2018

It was excellent, we learnt, had excellent food and wine, we laughed... a day to remember for sure, thank you Otger!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Chef OJ was not only A great chef but a very hospitable and fun host. We started at the two markets to shop and then went to a 13th -14th century building for our cooking class the food was fabulous and experience even better would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent the day with Chef OJ. We enjoyed every minute. From the walk thru the markets to learning some tips for making authentic Catalunya food. Thanks for a great day. A proper siesta was needed post class. We highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jimmy W
Toni C, Manager at Born to Cook Barcelona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thanks!! we are very happy to read this message :) Kind regards

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We actually did two different cooking classes at two different schools while we were in Barcelona. This one offered an amazing location in El Born, and spent a little more time in the market actually chatting with the vendors as we went. Great instructor and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Our favorite day in Barcelona was spent with Born to Cook and Chef Alex. From the market tours and tips, to the snacks, wine and of course learning the core Spanish dishes from the expert with this unique hands on experience. You won't be disappointed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent
the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But
this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually
enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few
places that live and breathe such exciting energy
regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood
seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the
city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants
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Helen G
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Response from FamilyTraveller5ofus | Reviewed this property |
Hi Helen I did my market tour and cooking class through Born to Cook and would recommend them. I contacted them through their website with the date I wanted and they responded promptly. There were two children ( similar ages... More