Eixample: Thu 1 Aug 2024, 1.00 pm - 3.45 pm

Lunchtime Tapas Tour

Eixample is the beating heart of Barcelona and home to a dazzling number of architectural gems – including many of Gaudi's masterpieces (the Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera are all to be found in the area).

Eixample is also, happily, home to some of the best food and drink establishments in Barcelona. Come join us us on a tour and taste the quality food for yourself!

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 Lunchtime Tapas Tour

Want a taste of authentic Spanish and Catalan tapas in between your visit to the tourist sites of the city? Then this is the tour for you.

During our lunch we’ll visit 3 carefully chosen establishments. You’ll have plenty to eat and drink but not so much that you can’t go on with your day (no siesta needed after it!). It’s perfect for those who prefer to make their main meal during the day, and works particularly well for families. Our tour groups are small, meaning we can go to the kinds of restaurants and eateries the locals love... because they have the best food.

You will taste a wide variety of the highest quality Spanish and Catalan tapas dishes, accompanied by one of our friendly guides who can tell you all about the history and gastronomy of our gorgeous city!

About our tour location: Eixample

The gorgeous neighbourhood of Eixample is Barcelona’s upmarket shopping and dining district. It is also home to architectural gems including Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló and La Pedrera.

Our Eixample tour is situated between these popular architectural wonders of the city, including dozens of ornately decorated modernist apartment buildings. This makes it the perfect choice for a break between sightseeing stops.

But most importantly, you will visit food and drink establishments that we consider are among the best of the area (and the city!). Expect delicious drinks and fantastic food - an unparalleled experience of the city's culinary scene.

If you prefer daytime dining, are travelling with young ones, or have plans to see the city’s Modernist architectural masterpieces this is the tapas tour 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.

Buy tickets for this tour

6 tickets remaining
Lunchtime Tapas Tour: Eixample
Thu 1 Aug 2024, 1.00 pm - 3.45 pm. 
Ticket TypePriceSpaces
Standard (up to 3 people)€129.95
Group Discount (4+ people)€119.95


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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... 


Dr. Michael Mason-Wood
July 12, 2024
Fantastic food tour Fantastic experience, Esther was amazing as was the food and drinks.
Joel H
July 11, 2024
Great experience Esther was a fantastic guide. She explained the history of the Poble Sec neighborhood and arranged delicious tapas at three different locations. She also explained details about all of the food and shared in some local customs. Food was delicious and I had a great time with Esther!
Jane W
July 6, 2024
Wonderful food and wine tour Excellent tour. Host Alison was so knowledgeable, the food and wine amazing, and the group size small.We would thoroughly recommend this tour. It was the best food and wine tour we have ever done!
Trent Walsh
July 6, 2024
Superb Great evening, superb food and lots of it. Drinks also flowed and host (Maribel) was charming and informative.
Avonne Alzate
July 2, 2024
Will definitely do again! Had a wonderful, interesting, and quite flavorful experience. Our guide Noah was fantastic, personable, and shared a wealth of information about the food and the history of Barcelona. This was my first food tour ever and won't be my last. Will definitely do again when I go back to Barcelona.
Brenda_R
July 1, 2024
Great food Great tour, lots of delicious food, lots of behind the scene knowledge of the city from the tour guide. She walked at our pace, took into consideration any dietary needs we may have had. Ensured we were satisfied with the food and service. We really recommend this tour
Lacey Hood
June 30, 2024
Wonderful Poble Sec food tour Had the most wonderful Poble Sec food tour. The menu items were hand chosen for our group & gave us such a great experience of some of the local dishes we would have never order ourselves, but now will! We laughed and had the best time and definitely ended with full bellies! Allison was inviting & warm & made a great experience even more superior.
Berna Rica Cordero
June 27, 2024
The quality is top-notch So glad I did this tour - the food quality in the bar/restaurants was high! The small group setting also meant fun interactions with the other guests. Started with 2 places for savouries, and the last place being dessert. The drinks ordered were also great. It's not one of those experiences when you feel the need to go to McDonald's after.
Jani Lockwood
June 26, 2024
Absolutely delicious food! My daughter and I had a MARVELOUS experience with the AMAZING Esther! Of course the 3 restaurants we visited were outstanding, but what we so appreciated is how she whetted our appetite for all things Barcelonan & Spanish. Back in the States I am taking Spanish and reading about the history of this beautiful country. We feel so fortunate!!!
LARRY W
June 25, 2024
A must for Barcelona This was a great little tour with an excellent guide in Noah - excellent grasp of the Gothic & El Born quarters. We enjoyed finding unique little restaurants with excellent food. Places that we wouldn't have ever stopped in on our own, but ended up returning to for a 2nd meal. Definitely a great way to enjoy an evening & feel less like a tourist.
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