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Madrid Food Tour: Gastronomy & History with Lunch or Dinner

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  • 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Treat your taste buds to this 3.5-hour walking tapas tour of Madrid! Gain insight into the cherished Spanish culinary tradition from your local guide as you visit four or five eateries around the city on a lunch or dinner tour. Sample authentic tapas like Iberian ham, locally produced cheeses and paella, accompanied by regional wine or beer at each stop. All tapas and drinks are included, so be sure to bring your walking shoes and your appetite!
  • Explore Madrid's culinary scene on a 3.5-hour walking food tour
  • Choice of lunch or dinner tour
  • Get insider tips on the best tapas spots from a local
  • All tapas and drinks are included for a satisfying meal
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What's Included

  • You will taste 4 Spanish Wines.
  • You will taste a full High Quality Lunch or Dinner visiting 4 different traditional Bars/Taverns. 16+ Flavours.
  • Be ready to taste flavours from all over Spain in just one Night ( Dinner Tour) or Morning ( Lunch Tour
  • Gastronomy Specialised Guide.
  • Other drinks not mentioned above
  • Transportation to the meeting point
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Plaza de Isabel II
    Pl. de Isabel II, 28013 Madrid, Spain

    Directions: Tour departs from Queen Isabel II Statue right in the middle of Isabel 2nd Square. Your guide will be holding a sign saying Madrid Tapas Trip beside the statue.

End point

  • Pasadizo de San Ginés
    Pasadizo de San Ginés, 28013 Madrid, Spain

    Tour finishes at Chocolateria San Gines - 3 minutes walk from the Starting Point. The guide would explain you how to come back to the Starting Point if you needed.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour has been designed to taste a wide range of flavours - Sorry, the tour is not suitable for vegetarians
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Please provide details of any special requirements (dietary, allergies or otherwise) at the time of booking
  • This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Drinking and eating are key in this city and country, so getting to know their culture when it comes to tapas and wines is key.
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Loved the tour
kim_o, Dec 2022
Excellent tour. Would have liked to learn more about the history of Madrid and walked around more. The food and wine were delicious!
Great knowledgeable guide.
Helen_D, Nov 2022
Pedro was a brilliant tour guide, he took us to places we would never have found by ourselves. We tasted lovely authentic tapas and Pedro's knowledge of the history of Madrid was very interesting too. The beauty of the tour is that you are also fast tracked to prebooked tables and the staff are prepared for our visit and its very well organised. Pedro advised us on drinks to pair with the food. I found the visit to the "ham" shop very interesting, tasting and learning about the different qualities of iberico ham. Finishing off the tour with churrios and chocolate ,what's not to like.
Highly recommend!
Frances_S, Oct 2022
Everything was great! Brian did a great job picking the restaurants and food selections. He was personable and knowledgeable. It’s always a plus when you end up with a group of people you enjoy sharing such a fun experience with.
Recommended
Koen_D, Oct 2022
Great food stops and interesting information about the city and the food from our guide Brian. The group was diverse and a lot of fun.
Incredible introduction to the foods and wines of Madrid.
Lorraine_W, Oct 2022
Pedro had carefully chosen four different sites in the Old City to give a wide experience of the foods of Madrid. He suggested alcohol pairings but open to requests of the group. Then, while we were sampling, he gave us bits of history as well as details about what we were tasting. Everything that I had hoped for and more.
Delicious tour of Madrid
Andy_M, Oct 2022
Knowledgeable tourguide and lots of great food. Loved the VIP treatment. Got ahead of the lines at every stop.
We had an amazing time!...
batsheva_g, Oct 2022
We had an amazing time! Our guide was great - very friendly and funny, very knowledgeable about food and did an amazing job of imparting his knowledge. The choices of locations and dishes was superb.
Fabulous Madrid food and history tour
MaryLee_M, Oct 2022
We spent a wonderful evening learning more about Madrid while tasting traditional Spanish dishes and wine. We had a great evening, would definitely recommend taking this tour!
Fantastic
Adela_P, Aug 2022
The guide Pedro was great. He was very knowledgeable about the city history and the tapas we tasted were excellent and nicely paired with wines. The group was very nice and we had a great time getting to know each other. Once again thank you Pedro
An experience you won’t want to miss!
Diane_R, Jul 2022
Pedro and Brian were absolutely amazing! We stopped at 4 restaurants/taverns and they provided us with the perfect Madrid taste experience along with some history and tips about traveling in Madrid. We had 2 families including 4 - 19 and 20 year olds and the girls really enjoyed the experience, especially the Iberian Ham and wine and the chocolate and churros! Thanks Pedro and Brian!
Wonderful night eating, drinking, and learning with a knowledgeable and fun tour guide.
Brittany_B, Jul 2022
Don't miss out on this amazing tour! I've done a lot of food tours around the world and this was easily one of the best experiences. Pedro was a fantastic guide and his passion and love for the village of Madrid shines through! He taught us so many interesting facts about the history of Madrid from past to present day plus gave us a whole lesson on the jamón and how to pick quality cuts. He puts a lot of effort into taking you to places of interest that maybe you wouldn't know to go to if you weren't a local. The jamón plate he specifically has put together was top notch and the perfect way to learn by tasting the different types. I went solo but the total group size was 7 so it was still small and intimate. Our group was vibing so well that we all went for another drink after the tour! The tour was supposed to be 3 hours but Pedro spent 4 hours with us, going above and beyond to make the whole evening a core memory. Thank you Pedro for making this such a fun night!
Def Recommend!
Erica_G, Jul 2022
Our tour guide had a lot of knowledge and history to share! We also learned a lot about the culture in conjunction with learning about the delicious food! Definitely recommend!
Great Intro to tapas
Mary_P, May 2022
This was a great tapas and wine tour. Knowable guide, great selections of both food and wine and a little history as well. Very helpful understanding the different quality of ham. Great variety. A great start to exploring tapas.
Best experience ever
emalfonso, May 2022
Pedro our tour guide was awesome. he took us to several places which served all spanish tradional dishes like spanish omelet, chorizo, patatas brava and a cosido madrileno that was to die for. this included cava, wine, vermouth, sherry etc. I highly recommend this one.
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Best Food Tour in Madrid
Anonymous, May 2022
It was so such a great experience learning about wine and the food pairing. A 3 hour tour became a 4 hour tour because the group got along so well and had so much fun! I highly recommend this tour!
Perfect evening!
Anissa_A, May 2022
This tour exceeded my expectations. Pedro didn’t take us just for ‘some’ tapas, but he hand picked only the very iconic spots for a traditional sampling, all the while giving us an easy history overview and walking tour. From the creamiest croquettes of cod, excellent wines, to the the best liquid chocolate you’ll ever sample, it was so enjoyable. I really appreciate all the detail with visual illustrations to identify the types of iberico, as well as the side by side tasting so that you can truly appreciate the differences. Highly recommend Pedro’s tour!
Wonderful!
Dawn_K, Apr 2022
Pedro was wonderful! We learned so much from him about the history of Madrid and the food and wine in the area. Definitely recommend!
The food of Spain and the history of Madrid tour
michael_l, Apr 2022
Pedro provided us with wonderful samplings of true Spanish food and drink. During our excursion he told us the history of the Village of Madrid. Once you experience the trip you will understand why I call it a village. If you only take one tour in Madrid, this is the one to take
Fun night
Nedra_E, Mar 2022
Dan was knowledgeable and informative and was able to impart the history of Spain and Madrid in some interesting stories. And the food & drink were tasty.
Madrid history and food tour
Richard_H, Mar 2022
Pedro's enthusiasm and excellent knowledge of city. Fantastic wine and lovely tapas. Was a very enjoyable afternoon and would certainly recommend to friends visiting the city
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