A real treat for foodies and wine buffs to enjoy Spanish tapas in this 3 hours tour in the Barcelona's Old Town and el Born Quarter. "Tapas" is synonym of good wine and many yummy bites. It means as well family ran business sharing daily their family culinary secrets on their busy terraces. But tapas means sharing good moments with friends and enjoying the life. Just like this. This is an honest, real and authentic food tour. On our menu you will have the chance to enjoy the traditional Catalan tomato bread, Murcian cured tuna, Basque pintxo "Gilda", local paprika, artisan cheese, Atlantic Ocean anchovies and the sexy hand-cut Iberian ham. Our 3 chosen wines, all of them Spanish or Catalan DO (Geographical Indicator Wine), are well paired with the food offered. On this tour we will cover the most popular ingredients, products and recipes of the Spanish cuisine. At the end of the tour I will share a PDF with local recommendations, cooking recipes and photos. Learn local anecdotes and interesting facts meanwhile enjoying the best food and wine on a warm and friendly atmosphere. Join us on your first evening in the city.
Hola! We are Barcelona Born & Bred your wee local tour company! I'm Eli and I will be your local tour guide born and bred in Barcelona. After 10 years as tour guide it became my beloved lifetime job. I love caring and accommodate my group on the most authentic spots of my beautiful city. My studies in History, Drama and Tourism in Barcelona and Edinburgh, the extended experience with customer service in the last decade and my respect for this profession gave me the tools to start up our own local and genuine food tours around the city. Come with me, I can't wait to share with you my favorite family-run restaurants, quirky shops and hidden local business, the authentic essences of BCN.
Our tour combines both sight seeing and gastro experience like a local. We will introduce you to the stunning history and culture of Barcelona on the way to each restaurant. I will show you my favorite hidden squares and narrow streets in the oldest part of the city. In our three hours tours we will walk through the Gothic quarter and el Born.
Tapas & Wine at the Hidden Bodegas