Barcelona Tapas, Taverns & History Tour

141 reviews

3.5 hours

Max 10

Why take this tour?

Devour are the food specialists in our family, running all of our food tours. They're obsessed with finding the most authentic and tasty food and the biggest characters at the local market. We think that passion makes them the best at what they do.


  • Enjoy 10+ food tastings and 5 drinks (enough food for a full dinner) at 3 family-run tapas bars in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
  • Have a Catalan-style aperitif in a locale that’s been feeding hungry locals for 150+ years
  • Weave through the centuries-old streets of the Gothic Quarter and hear the stories of the area brought to life by your expert guide
  • Taste the only four dishes on the menu at a tapas bar that’s been going strong since 1945, and discover why the secret to excellent Spanish and Catalan food is simplicity
  • Sit down for a dinner of shared family-style plates complete with local red wine
  • Sites Visited
  • Plaça del Rei
  • Plaça St. Felipe Neri
  • Plaça St. Jaume
  • Gothic Quarter
  • Traditional Tapas Bars
  • Traditional Bodega
  • Tour Includes
  • 3 tasting stops with 10+ tastes and 5 drinks
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour

Taste history while exploring the Gothic Quarter with a local foodie


Verified Customer Reviews

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4.7 /5
based on 141 reviews
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Latest reviews
Sparkling, refreshing, generous, cozy and fun: the food experience was exactly as our guide Alex. An excellent way to unfold the city's past interwoven with the history of food and character of Catalans through our guide's stories. Don't miss this tour if you want to have a better understanding of Barcelona local specialties in relation to the broader Spanish social and gastronomical context. Thanks Alex for this discovery! Salut!
Alessia · Aug 16, 2022 · Female · 35 to 44 years
Adriana was amazing. So passionate about history and food. It’s made all the difference. Can you let us know the name of the Tapas we visited . We would like to go back
Heather · Aug 14, 2022 · United Kingdom · Female · 45 to 54 years
Lovely evening in Barcelona! Our guide, Ferran, was great: lively personality, passionate, always keen to share his knowledge. The food and beverages were tasty, authentic and full of variety!
Nicolas · Aug 12, 2022 · Australia · Male · 25 to 34 years
Valentina was a wonderfully knowledgeable & friendly guide.
Sarah · Aug 10, 2022 · United States · Female · 45 to 54 years
My husband and I absolutely loved our tour in Barcelona. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the food, culture and history. We greatly enjoyed the food and drinks. It was a perfect way to immerse ourselves in the catalan culture. Thank you!
Carolanne · Aug 09, 2022 · Canada · Female · 25 to 34 years

Meeting Point

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Meeting Point

We'll meet in Plaça de Ramon Berenguer el Gran next to the Ramon Berenguer equestrian statue. The square is located next to Via Laietana. Your guide will be holding a Devour Barcelona sign.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.


Will my tour run in the order that is described?
Please note that this description is an example and stops or tastes may vary depending on the season, day of the week, and group size. Regardless of where your tour goes, you always have a delicious experience.
Can my dietary needs be accommodated on this tour?
This tour is adaptable for: - Vegetarians - Pescatarians - Dairy free - Pregnant women We love providing delicious options for those with dietary needs. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please note it when booking. This tour is not recommended for vegans and, due to the risk of gluten cross-contamination, this tour is not recommended for those with celiac disease. Due to the amount of wine stops on this tour, it is not recommended for children or adults who do not drink alcohol.

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