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  • Location:Madrid, Spain
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Madrid Tapas and Wine-Tasting Tour

Bar hop around town and discover Madrid’s tapas scene from an insider’s perspective! On this 3-hour evening tapas tour, you’ll walk around the city, visiting at least four of its best tapas bars. Enjoy wine tastings and over 10 different types of tapas, while learning fun facts about the Spanish cuisine and wine in Madrid from your friendly guide! Enough food for dinner.

Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour, ensuring personalized attention from your guide.


  • 3-hour evening Madrid tapas tour led by an expert local guide
  • Visit at least four much-loved tapas bars and enjoy a wine tasting and tapas dish in each one. Enough food for dinner
  • Sample classic Spanish dishes like Iberico ham
  • Learn about Spanish cuisine in Madrid and of the local ingredients that are used in tapas dishes
  • Small-group walking tour with a maximum of 12 people ensure a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Madrid Tapas and Wine-Tasting Tour

Enjoy tapas on a night out in Madrid!

Meet your guide in Santa Ana Square, and set off on a tapas crawl of the city, exploring the best bars that only locals really know of. As you stroll, your guide will chat to you about Madrid, the local cuisine and, of course, the tapas bars that no great evening in Madrid should be without!

Like all Spanish cities, Madrid has its own regional cuisine with an emphasis on use of local ingredients. Perhaps more so than others, Madrid has been influenced by its immigrant population, who’ve brought in flavors and ideas as cosmopolitan as the city itself.

Visit up to four bars on your tour of the town, enjoying wine tastings in each. Sample beautiful Spanish wines made from well-known grapes like tempranillo, malvar, garnacha, and parellada, and enjoy a complimentary tapa (tapas dish) to complement the wine's flavors. Beer and soft drinks (one per bar) are also included should you prefer this to wine! While the dishes vary on each occasion, you can be sure it’s a taste bud tingling treat! Examples of dishes include eggplant with honey, cod brandade, Spanish omelet, Iberian ham and chickpea stew. See the example itinerary for details on the different bars you may visit.

Your tapas tour finishes in a centrally located bar so that you’re well-placed to continue your night out independently.

Example Itinerary:
Bar 1:
Head inside an atmospheric Castilian sherry bar, and learn all about fortified wines, from crisp and dry finos to old olorosos. Admire the chalk boards scrawled with daily tapas specials and soak up the atmosphere inside this delightfully old-fashioned bar.

Bar 2:
Visit a wine bar that doubles up as a store – tucked away behind liquor bottles! If you like what you eat or drink here, then purchase it from the shop to take home.

Bar 3:
A warm and bustling tavern welcomes you with their open kitchen were you can see how the dishes are prepared

Bar 4:
Round off your evening in style at a dark and bohemian Madrid tavern, which is still in business after 100 years, you will enjoying a full-bodied glass of wine.

Please note that the above itinerary is an example only and may be subject to change.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Must do if you're in Madrid, Ishmael brought us to awesome places that he himself visit.
He was very informative and friendly. Met new friends along the way as well.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Look no further for a tapas and wine tour around Madrid. Enrique was a true professional - knowledgeable about the area, local history, wine regions, and an all around personable guy. Visited 4 fantastic tapas bars normally reserved for locals and was introduced to a wide variety of tapas and wines to kick off our Madrid trip. Highly recommended!

Rachel M
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Had the best time. The tour guide was amazing and so was the food/drink

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was a real surprise and a great, great tour. Thinking that we had been in Spain already for a week we weren't expecting anything wonderful from this tour and we decided to leave if it was boring. We met our group in front of the theater and we were a pleasant group of 11 with a very fun and knowledgeable guide named Ishmael. Many of us had the same thought of bailing if it wasn't very good, but after just a few minutes, none of us were going anywhere that Ishmael wasn't going. We started at the first bar that served us delicious wine not just a tasting but a good pour, shrimp in garlic oil, large fried shrimp, bread for sopping up the garlic oil and other things. I was expecting only one tapas per bar, but this was not the case. At each bar we were served many tapas, all delicious, with something for everyone. Refills on the wine were a pleasant surprise. Our guide was enthusiastic and gave us some great background history on these bars. One good surprise was El Toro del Oro , the famous bar of the matadors. Stuffed bull heads and great photos of famous matadors covered the walls. This bar is a must for visitors to Madrid and we were graciously served plenty of tapas and wine here. By this time we were all happy campers and a close group, chatting and laughing and we were able to sit at a large table together to sample the last of our wine and served three separate desserts. I couldn't recommend this more.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent tour, highly recommend. Our tour guide was great and we were pleasantly surprised at the amount of food we received. G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Good choice of Tapas bars, excellent tour guide and good company. All-in-all, great value for money.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

An excellent evening with interesting food and wine plus the advantage of seeing and experience an aspect and area of Madrid we would not experienced on our own.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

The tour was great, Ishmael was an excellent tour guide. We learnt some of the history of the areas and bars we visited and tried a number of different drinks with local tapas dishes. Tried Vermouth, sweet red wine, white wine, a full bodied rioja.

Really enjoyed the experience and met some interesting people on the tour as well.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

I highly recommend this tour. Enrique was an amazing tour guide and very knowledgeable about wine and the tapas. We toured four local bars/restaurants and each one was unique experience. The food and wine were delicious.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Superb. Generous in quality and quantity of food and wine, great guide Ishmael. One of the best experiences on my trip from a non- tour girl

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