the eatwith guide to summer in barcelona

The best way to really experience all that Spain has to offer is by its food! From tasting traditional Spanish paella in Catalonia, local calçots and romesco sauce to wandering around the famous El Boqueria market with a personal guide, Barcelona is full of fun foodie things to do! Join an Eatwith experience to have the best time in Barcelona!

Eat through Barcelona like a local!

If you're visiting the beautiful city of Barcelona and looking for unforgettable food experiences, you're in for a treat! Barcelona is renowned for its incredible seafood, such as squid, salted cod (bacalao), and anchovies, perfectly complemented by authentic sauces like alioli or spicy bravas. Traditional Catalan dishes like croquetas, Iberian ham, pintxos, and botifarra are a must-try.

With so many amazing options, it can be overwhelming to decide what to eat in Barcelona. Start by exploring local neighborhoods like the famous Gracia district or check out the AMB area for great food. Indulge in Catalan cuisine by trying bombas and tortilla de patatas as appetizers, escalivada and snails as main courses, and finish with the delicious crema catalana for dessert. Vegetarians can also enjoy dishes made with potatoes, peppers, and fresh vegetables.

To enhance your culinary experience, consider joining a walking food tour led by knowledgeable local guides who will introduce you to the vibrant food markets and the best things to do in Barcelona. From potatoes to onions, peppers, and tomatoes, you'll find the freshest ingredients here.

For a truly unique dining experience, try Eatwith dinners. Our hosts in Barcelona open their homes, offering beautiful venues with stunning rooftops or hidden gardens, where you can savour the finest local Spanish food.

Plan your food journey in Barcelona and indulge in its rich culinary delights!

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Try one of our immersive dinners, lunches, brunches, tastings, food tours and cooking classes with local hosts.

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In the old town or up the hills, the booming scene of Barcelona is waiting...

Experience the unforgettable Barcelona dining scene with Eatwith hosts and chefs! Immerse yourself in an evening of local delicacies, vibrant vibes, captivating stories, and rich culture. The warm hospitality of our hosts guarantees an amazing culinary adventure. Book your table today and indulge in a feast for the senses!

The best cooking classes in Barcelona

Want to learn to make authentic esqueixada like a restaurant would during your stay? Or perfect the art of tapas like bombas? Or how about a gin-making workshop? Join our hands-on Barcelona cooking classes with expert hosts on site who will share their culinary tips and tricks and learn how to prepare a meal just like at a restaurant. A cooking class is the best way to discover the local cuisine and take home some special recipes to wow your family and friends! Discover our Barcelona cooking classes today.

Immersive Barcelona food tours

From the famous Mercado de la Boqueria market to off-the-beaten-path butchers and bakeries, let our local hosts show you a side to Barcelona you never knew existed. Try a tapas tour around BarrioGótico, embark on a tasting in El Born, or book a spot on a classic food walk through the Mancha region of Spain. From snails to noodles to fideuà and churros, the variety is endless. Visit famous neighborhoods and roads like Carrer de Joaquin costa on popular Barcelona tours and make sure you share a glass of vermouth or orxata to end the tour and call it a day. Browse all our Barcelona food tours!

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The 10 best things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of those cities that routinely pops up on lists of the best places in the world to visit. And that’s for good reason; this city on the Mediterranean has a little bit of everything, from stunning architecture to beautiful scenery to a slew of cultural offerings both modern and historical. On top of that, it has a strong tradition of wonderful food.