Madrid Tapas, Taverns & History Tour

759 reviews

4 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 8+ tapas and 4 drinks across 4 historic tapas bars in the heart of Madrid
  • Embark on a fascinating 45-minute guided history walk through the oldest part of the city, with stories that come to life through your expert guide.
  • Try a beloved tapa—sizzling garlic shrimp—at the bar that invented the recipe 80 years ago!
  • Learn the ins and outs of tapas culture at the city’s most storied bars, and discover how history has shaped the food we eat still to this day in Madrid.
  • Pair each bite with a beloved local drink, from flavorsome vermouth to a more authentic alternative to sangria.
  • Sites Visited
  • Madrid’s historic center
  • Plaza Isabel II
  • Royal Palace
  • Plaza de las Ramales
  • Plaza de la Villa
  • Plaza Mayor
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Plaza Santa Ana
  • 4 historic tapas bars
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • 4 tasting stops with 8 tapas and 5 drinks
  • History walk through Madrid’s historic centre

Eat your way through centuries of Spanish history in one fascinating evening.

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Total Customer Reviews: 759

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4.8 /5
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We had a fantastic time on our tour with Dani! It was our first night in Madrid so a great introduction to the city, the history, the culture and the food/drink. Highly recommend.
Verified · Melanie · Jul 13, 2024 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
David was energetic, knowledgeable and friendly. He did a fantastic job of meshing the food experience and the historical sites along our way. He also provided valuable insights into the culture and tourist tips and traps for our time in Madrid. Well worth every Euro!
Verified · William · Jul 02, 2024 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
This is a great tour, and Eleanor is a wonderful guide! Excellent value for the money and great combination of informative, delicious, and fun!
Verified · Amy · Jun 22, 2024 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
Daniel is the best foodie companion - so knowledgeable and passionate! We had so much fun the food and drink was top notch. Thank you Devour and thank you Daniel!
Verified · Jeffrey · Jun 15, 2024 · Canada · Male · 65 to 74 years
Excellent tour. Very well organised. Montse was a great guide and we had some fantastic food and drink. Highly recommended
Verified · Mark · Jun 08, 2024 · United Kingdom · Male · 65 to 74 years


Can my dietary needs be accommodated on this tour?
This tour is adaptable for: - Vegetarians - Pescatarians - 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, dairy free, or gluten free.
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.

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