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Private Cooking Class & Market Tour

4.9 / 5

25 reviews

Private Cooking Class & Market Tour

From US$ 124.52 per person

Take a walk through famous La Boqueria market and learn about its history as well as some interesting facts about the tradition of tapas in Spain. Enjoy a practical cooking lesson led by a professional chef and sample 12 dishes from a tasting menu.

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Duration 4 hours
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Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit Barcelona’s famous La Boqueria market
  • Learn about the history of tapas in Spain
  • Take a practical cooking class from a professional chef
  • Enjoy a delicious tasting menu of 12 dishes in a private lounge
Full description
Your dynamic and fun 4-hour tapas workshop starts off with a walk through La Boqueria market, located on Barcelona’s Las Ramblas. You’ll learn about the history of the market and hear some interesting facts about Spanish tapas as well. The market visit is followed by a short lesson in preparing traditional Spanish dishes led by a professional chef. Your program ends with tastings from a 12-dish menu, served in a private lounge. Tasting Menu: Seafood Paella Spanish omelette Potatoes bravas Assorted Iberian cold cuts Andalusian fish Shrimp Scampi Traditional croquettes Manchego cheese Cantabrian anchovies Mussels with salsa Octopus feira Catalan cream The menu is accompanied by fine wine, mineral water, and cola. You’ll receive the chef’s teaching materials to take home with you as well.
  • Visit to La Boqueria market
  • Cooking class led by a professional chef
  • Menu tasting of 12 typical Spanish tapas
  • Mineral water, wine, beer or cola, and coffee/tea
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • Children under 9 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

1º, Plaza Real 3, 08002 Barcelona. The name on the door bell is Just Royal Bcn.

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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. A vegetarian option is available.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There will be a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 25 reviews

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Touring the market and gaining an insight into Catalonia food traditions was very interesting. We also had the opportunity to share in the preparation of our meal. Did learn a few techniques in how to prepare traditional dishes especially the paella. Good group of people which made it fun. Looking forward to receiving the recipes.

September 8, 2019

A great experience!

After a short greeting, we went to the market hall with a very informative tour. The actual cooking course started with the delivery of ten different tapas from different regions of Spain and an explanation of each tapa. Then we (a total of nine people) were allowed to try a Spanish omelet, a Catalan cream and a seafood paella under the expert and very entertaining guidance of the cook. At the end, these dishes were then eaten in a cozy atmosphere. It was a fantastic experience, with a lot of information and even more fun!

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May 12, 2019

Wonderful and easy to recommend, great promotion for a short vacation!

The course took place in a wonderful atmosphere, tasteful rooms and the very best organization in advance. The stroll through the market to buy the things needed for the recipes was an informative addition. The cook and assistant were a very well coordinated team and the group that came together was lively and very interested. You learn a lot about both taps and the stories behind them. Cooking together was a lot of fun and can also be safely implemented for inexperienced people. Time flew by and I would repeat such an action again and again in a vacation home. Fun, joy, getting to know people, trying out cooking, dining together in a city like Barcelona - just great! Thanks to the cooks, a recommendation that I will pass on to my friends!

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September 30, 2018

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