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La Boqueria Market and Cooking Class in Barcelona provided by Just Royal Bcn

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
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  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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Overview
If you love Spanish cuisine, then this experience was made for you: a hands-on approach to Catalan culinary delights during a tour of La Boqueria Market, a cooking class, and 12-course tapas tasting experience. A professional chef shares insider knowledge of Spanish cooking techniques and you’ll get to enjoy dinner with unlimited drinks—a pleasure not commonly afforded on cooking tours.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Plaça Reial, 3
    Plaça Reial, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
    MEETING POINT: Direction in how to get to our place: Address: Plaza Real 3, 1º. Door bell Just Royal Bcn. Metro: Liceo (station) in Las Ramblas. - Once your get out of the metro and facing the Liceo Theater, look behind you across La Rambla from the Liceo theater you will see McDonald and KFC with a street in between. - Walk through that street (the name of the street is: Carrer de Farran) and Plaza Real will be on your right hand side (and you will see My Bar and Bacoa Burguer restaurant at the entrance of the plaza). - Turn right when you get into the plaza (square) and look for the GLACIAR coffee shop. Our entrance is on the left hand side facing the GLACIAR coffee shop (black door) and ring the doorbell for "Just Royal Bcn". Contact numbers: Janella +34 615041491 Gretel +34 617115171
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    Just Royal Bcn
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Las Ramblas
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Plaça Reial, 3
    Plaça Reial, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
    MEETING POINT: Direction in how to get to our place: Address: Plaza Real 3, 1º. Door bell Just Royal Bcn. Metro: Liceo (station) in Las Ramblas. - Once your get out of the metro and facing the Liceo Theater, look behind you across La Rambla from the Liceo theater you will see McDonald and KFC with a street in between. - Walk through that street (the name of the street is: Carrer de Farran) and Plaza Real will be on your right hand side (and you will see My Bar and Bacoa Burguer restaurant at the entrance of the plaza). - Turn right when you get into the plaza (square) and look for the GLACIAR coffee shop. Our entrance is on the left hand side facing the GLACIAR coffee shop (black door) and ring the doorbell for "Just Royal Bcn". Contact numbers: Janella +34 615041491 Gretel +34 617115171
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • A hands-on culinary experience in Barcelona
  • Combine a market tour with a cooking class and 12-course meal 
  • Get an inside glimpse into Barcelona's culinary scene 
  • Enjoy unlimited wine and beer to accompany the meal 
What to Expect
Your culinary adventure begins at a central meeting point in Barcelona. Here, you’ll greet your guide and set off toward La Boqueria Market, a commercial hub selling fresh Spanish produce. Learn about the history and social significance of Catalan food from your guide before heading to a local kitchen for a cooking class. Under the guidance of a professional chef, you’ll master the art of Spanish dishes such as Spanish omelets, seafood paella, and mussels. Then, sit down to feast on a 12-course tapas menu accompanied by unlimited wine and beer. Dine on dishes such as croquettes, manchego cheese, Iberian cold cuts, patatas bravas (potatoes with a spicy tomato sauce), and other Catalan staples.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Plaça Reial, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 12-course lunch tasting
  • Unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks
  • Ingredients, cookware and utensils
  • Spanish cooking class guided by a professional chef.
  • A guided tour of the La Boquería market, one of the largest in the world.
  • Entry/Admission - Just Royal Bcn
  • Entry/Admission - Las Ramblas
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michelle C wrote a review Jan 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
I can't say enough positive things about this experience. Janelle was a great tour guide and teacher; she made bringing the meal together fun and fully immersive, as we had to engage each of our senses throughout it. It was cool to get to "learn the ropes" and see the sights at
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Date of experience: January 2020
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maiczm wrote a review Dec 2019
Houston, Texas582 contributions75 helpful votes
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We enjoyed a Paella Cooking class with Just Royal Bcn very much. First we went to Boqueria Market to choose all ingredients then to a beautiful kitchen in second floor historic building. Upon our arrival tapas were ready. Explanation of each tapa and area of Spain was
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Date of experience: May 2019
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spepple wrote a review Nov 2019
Woodinville, Washington41 contributions16 helpful votes
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Thoroughly enjoyed the market tour and fabulous cooking class with Janelle. From start to finish, this was a wonderful way to be immersed in Spanish culture, food and vino. Can’t say enough about how much we learned and enjoyed this experience.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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jayfour wrote a review Nov 2019
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I had truly the most amazing time in this class! It was so thorough, professional, complete, and fun! The food was amazing, the teacher Janelle was so sweet and knowledgeable! I had a truly phenomenal experience and would recommend to anyone who wants a fun, immersive experience
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Regina M wrote a review Sep 2019
Pfafftown, North Carolina29 contributions3 helpful votes
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Our group of 11 had the most exciting time as Teresa gave us a tour of the market, highlighting the special Catalan delights followed by a charming stroll through Barcelona street-side shops. We cooked in the dreamiest dining suite with wispy curtains begging us all to look over
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Date of experience: September 2019
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LeoEJimenez
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Great intro to catalan and spanish food
Book it! just a great way to spend your afternoon, you can learn as much as you want. Some of the people joining ha
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cfeaster2020
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A fun delicious authentic experience.
The cooking space was beautiful and our hosts were warm, knowledgeable and fun. The recipes immersed us in their b
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dslynch
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Cooking Class
The cooking was much more enjoyable and educational than I expected. Chef and guide were excellent. Food and wine
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mommallama3
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A must do experience, such a great time
Our tour guide booked this for us and we weren’t sure what to expect. So far I have to say it has been one of the b
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MidasMom
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Beyond our expectations
This was one of the many highlights of our experiences in Barcelona. Our chef was knowledgeable, patient and a lot
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Skippy1930
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Fantastic cooking and foodie experience
I booked myself and my two teenage daughters on this experience back in February and the girls’ listed it as their
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Steven P
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Great time really enjoyed the food atmosphere and it was a wonderful experience would highly recommend it
Great time really enjoyed the foid atmosphere and experience. Would gighly recommend it. Loved it. Woukd do it a
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Noreen S
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Wonderful way to celebrate our anniversary!
The food in Barcelona is incredible, and the opportunity to learn how to make this city's delicious paella from an
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Jane H
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Great food and company
We had fun shopping then learning how to use those ingredients. Great food and wine. Our guide made this a very per
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alisa616
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FAVORITE NIGHT IN BARCELONA
We are a family of 6 so we decided to do the private class with Janelle. Janelle was skillful, friendly and fun.
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photofam75
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Big Zero
This was a gift for my Daughter-in-law(her birthday gift) and our son. They could not find the people at the assig
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peggypG5361TJ
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Highlight of our trip!
What a treat this was for our family of 5! Janelle initially took us to La Boqueria, introduced us to her favorite
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MissyP72
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Fantastic Cooking Experience
The market tour and cooking class were fantastic. We’ve taken several cooking classes and this was by far one of th
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jimrF3576YW
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Amazing Christmas Eve Experience
I was so very grateful that Janelle spent a few hours of her Christmas Eve with the two of us. It was a wonderful e
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donnatX5877RC
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Janella was an amazing hostess!
Although we got off to a rocky start, the overall experience was very positive. The instructions for meeting with
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