The Gothic Quarter: Sat 1 Jun 2024, 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm

Evening Tapas Tour

Eat your way through Barri Gotic on this Barcelona tapas tour. Discover hidden local food establishments – and enjoy top quality food in the old city.

What could you be eating on your Barcelona tapas tour?

The great thing about tapas is that there's always something for everyone. Whether you love meat, fish, vegetables – or all of the above – there's sure to be a delicious dish to devour. Here's some samples to whet your appetite...

About this Evening Tapas Tour

An evening tapas tour with The Barcelona Taste is like dinner out with friends of a friend - at the best restaurants in town. Our tour groups are typically no larger than 6, meaning we can keep things intimate and discreetly visit the highest quality small food establishments... those most loved by locals.

You will visit three of the best restaurants in Barcelona, where you get to eat plenty of food and a variety of top quality drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic).

You share a personal, relaxed evening with a local guide, who will lead you safely through Barcelona. Conversations will flow, be they about the neighbourhood, each dish that we order, Barcelona life, culture and history and any and everything else that comes up throughout the course of the night.

About our tour location: The Gothic Quarter

Barcelona’s famous Gothic Quarter is, rightly, one of the highlights of any trip to Barcelona. Walking through the ancient roads of the Ciutat Vella (old city) takes you past Roman walls, alongside cathedrals, through precious plazas – you can feel the history oozing from every brick.

However, "the Gótico" can be a bit of a tourist trap – particularly when it comes to food. But it doesn't have to be that way. In amongst (sadly) many tourist traps there are some truly divine family-run restaurants that preserve the best of Spanish and Catalan cuisine. You just have to know how to find them - and that is where we can help.

Our tapas tour of the Gothic Quarter will take you to a number of small top quality restaurants, leaving you sated, jolly, and with a better understanding o where to go and what to order to make the most of your stay. The Barcelona Taste launched in 2009 with food tours of the Barri Gotic and these tours are therefore our first love. They are a wonderful traditional option in Barcelona’s most popular historic setting.

First time in Barcelona?  Looking for a premium, classic food tour? These are the tapas tours for you!

COVID-19: keeping you safe on our tapas tour

The safety of guests, guides, partners and the public is our primary concern. Because of this, we’ve developed new health and safety guidelines in accordance with WTO and World Travel and Tourism Council guidelines, and in line with Spanish and Catalan government requirements.

Please review these guidelines before booking and get in touch if you have any questions.

About The Barcelona Taste

Barcelona is a major tourist destination – the number of guidebooks and websites devoted to the city is overwhelming! Which is why we started The Barcelona Taste ... to let you experience all the great food Barcelona has to offer while side-stepping the crowds. 

We take you to restaurants and shops on our scrumptious tours because they’re great. We visit, we taste and then we visit again and taste again. Ad infinitum! That’s our research.

We strike no deals and ask for no discounts or commissions. This is how it must be done, with 100% respect for small, local business and delicious, quality food.

Many beautiful people have joined us on our food tours – and here are some of the lovely things they've said about the time they spent with us... 


Mary Ann Casl
May 28, 2024
WOW what an amazing experience from start to finish! Not only was the food amazing Chef Jay was the best! Friendly, informative and very focused on us having a great evening. We were all so happy and could not have asked for a better meal, experience and evening! I would highly suggest if you plan to have a Food Tour/Experience while in Barcelona - this is the one!
Beth Shanklin
May 26, 2024
Delicious! This is a wonderful way to spend and evening in Barcelona! The food was delicious and the host was engaging.
debra_s
May 25, 2024
Wonderful food tour and guide We visited 3 different and amazing spots, and along the way, our lovely and knowledgeable tour guide Esther told us so many interesting things about Barcelona- culture, history, architecture, neighborhoods and events going on this weekend. She was very engaging and made sure everyone was having a good time.
Patience McStravick
May 20, 2024
Highly recommend! Maria was an excellent guide and host! We learned so much more about Barcelona and it's food and culture than we expected; it was an amazing experience and one that we highly recommend!
Sylvia Kessler
May 20, 2024
A quadruple thumbs up! Adored strolling the Gothic Quarter with the stunning Maribel, getting to make new friends with the 5 other folks on our tour, and tasting the most delicious tapas in 3 different locations - a warm & informative introduction to Catalonian cuisine & culture. I’ll never forget the pride on each of the proprietors’ faces as they brought plate after plate of amazing food.
Laurie & Steve Clark
May 19, 2024
A great time! We did a tapas tour with Tito a few weeks ago and had a great time. The food he chose for us to sample was amazing and the restaurants he chose were great choices. And Tito was great, keeping the group entertained with information about the food and Barcelona in general!
Abigail Bressoud
May 17, 2024
Amazing guide! All of the food we had was so good. I loved everything that we ate and drink and highly recommend. It’s best to do at the beginning of the trip so that you can get other recommendations of where to get equally delicious food.
maggiebellasmom
May 16, 2024
Fabuloso! Our evening with Tito was extraordinary! He was informative, personable and a pleasure to spend time with. He took us to three tapas restaurants we would never have found on our own all of them culinary delights. Fabuloso! We would book with this company again and highly encourage you to do the same!
Jillian Ahrens
May 15, 2024
Very highly recommend. We had the BEST time on this tour. Esther was a fantastic guide. She was very knowledgeable, not just about the food, but the history and sites of Barcelona as well. We visited 3 tapas venues, all were fantastic. I had the best grilled squid and burrata of my life! Very highly recommend. Thank you!!
mimi
May 14, 2024
Walking Tapas Tour Anna was an excellent tour guide. Once we were seated at each restaurant she offered us different drinks that were popular with the locals. Once we had our drink of choice, she asked us for our likes and dislikes and ordered accordingly. It was a very special evening and a great way to spend our first night in Barcelona. We would highly recommend.
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