Paella and Tapas: Madrid Cooking Class with Market Visit

198 reviews

3.5 hours

Max 12

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.

Highlights

  • Learn how to make authentic paella, tapas and a traditional dessert.
  • Explore a typical Madrid market with a local guide, where you’ll learn about the building blocks of Spanish cuisine.
  • Enjoy a traditional aperitif before cooking.
  • Step behind the scenes of one of Madrid’s most stunning restaurants into an upscale cooking space reserved just for our small group.
  • Taste your way around Spain through the best of the country’s regional cuisine.
  • Sites Visited
  • Huertas/Lavapiés neighborhood
  • Antón Martín market
  • Private kitchen & tasting space at a local restaurant
  • Tour Includes
  • A traditional aperitivo (drink and snack)
  • Small group cooking class with 12 people or fewer
  • Drinks
  • Enough food for lunch and dessert
  • Fully guided experience in English

Get hands-on with Spanish food from market to kitchen to plate.

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Total Customer Reviews: 198

Verified Ratings
4.9 /5
based on 198 Walks’ customer ratings
Rating summary by category
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4.9/5
Guest Support
4.7/5
Latest reviews
Excellent
Our 3 girls did a Paella cooking tour with your company and were delighted and had a lot of fun with Daniel! They had a great time!
Verified · JOHANNES · Nov 08, 2023 · Spain · Male · 55 to 64 years
Excellent
Our cooking class in Madrid with Andrea was great fun! We met other travelers from around the world, learned how to make classic Spanish dishes and their history, and ate the delicious results! We enjoyed the trip to the market and the beautiful space where we all participated in making our lunch. Highly recommend this as a great way to go deeper in your experience of this magical city!
Verified · Andrea · Oct 17, 2023 · USA · Female · 45 to 54 years
Excellent
Our tour leader and chef was Andrea C., she did an outstanding job both on the food market visit and during the cooking class. She spoke clearly and loudly enough that we easily understood her. During the cooking class all participants were given the opportunity to actually cook. We will look for Devour cooking classes on future travels.
Verified · Mark · Oct 11, 2023 · USA · Male · 65 to 74 years
Good
Never taken a cooking class before. Just seemed average for the price we paid and the time spent. I should have read details closer I guess as I was under the impression we would be cooking our own individual meals not cooking as a group. Just watched vast majority of the time where I thought we would all be cooking with a chef giving guidance to us all.
Verified · Michella · Oct 08, 2023 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
Excellent
Love how knowledgeable the guide was. Had a great time learning about Spanish cuisine
Verified · Celine · Oct 08, 2023 · Singapore · Female · 45 to 54 years

FAQs

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.
Can my child attend this cooking class?
Unfortunately, due to the prevalence of sharp knives, hot stoves, and high surfaces, this experience is not suitable for children under 12. Families with teenagers are welcome to join.
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.
I use a wheelchair, can I still take the cooking class?
Unfortunately, the location where we hold the cooking class features various sets of stairs and we cannot accommodate wheelchair users in this space.

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