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Aborigens -Local Food Insiders

Arago, 184 entl. C, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Beyond Tapas and Beyond Expectations

Aborigens was recommended to us by a well known Melbourne journalist. He happens to be a friend of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
docmcd2018
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Greater Shepparton, Australia
Beyond Our Expectations!!

Seven adult family members wanted an authentic Catalan experience, and Alex at Aborigens delivered... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Nancyand7
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Chicago, Illinois
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"One of the 6 Best Food Tours in the World" (The Sunday Times, UK) Avoid tourist traps and explore the real local gastronomy of Barcelona with native experts. Aborigens suggests tours for foodies and for those who want to enjoy and taste Catalan cuisine in a vibrant, passionate and casual manner. Enjoy local recipes, discover non-touristic spots across the country and meet its people while we show you the most succulent side of Catalonia. Fully Licensed Tour Operator.
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“catalan cuisine” (18 reviews)
“guide alex” (8 reviews)
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Arago, 184 entl. C, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
Eixample
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Aborigens was recommended to us by a well known Melbourne journalist. He happens to be a friend of Cesc, who hosted our Beyond Tapas when we were in Barcelona in May. Sure this experience in not cheap but it does provide excellent value, a wonderful...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Seven adult family members wanted an authentic Catalan experience, and Alex at Aborigens delivered well beyond our expectations. We used Aborigens for their Beyond Tapas Tour on one of our first nights, and their Day Countryside Wine Tour later in our vacation week. Neither tour...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We spent a week in Spain and the 4-5 hours of that my wife, son, and myself spent with our guide Alex who brought us around to several food places, a real local market, a cheese shop, a real butcher, and a local bodega was...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Not sure exactly what I can say that hasn't already been said, except that you should certainly do this tour! We were reluctant at first , as we're used to exploring cities on our own and we had restaurant reviews to go by, but finding...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

I started to write my notes about the Aborígens Catalan/barcelona food tour and they were just too lengthy. Suffice it to say we sampled all manner of local, artesianal, authentic Catalan products- typically directly from the producers. Now I understand the price difference on those...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

We went on a wine tour with Alex as our guide and had a truly unforgettable experience. In addition to being our guide, Alex was our gracious host, translator, and became our friend. He was so knowledgeable about all the wine we tasted and introduced...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We were given this connection to Aborigens and Francesc Castro from a friend who traveled to Barcelona a few weeks prior to our trip. "Whatever you do," he said. "You must include this local food tour." We connected with Cesc and signed up for the...More

1  Thank Ed C
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Our insider guide Alex D. is a delightful guy with a smile like Rafa. He took us to quite a few small establishments and a local bodega too. The food was varied, and not what an average tapas menu would offer. There was plenty to...More

1  Thank suer1952
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

This year I did the Cheese & Olive Oil tour, which was a unique opportunity to visit small local producers and taste some really great food, while seeing the countryside just outside of Barcelona. We had breakfast, followed by an olive oil tasting, a cheese...More

1  Thank teena635
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Alex and Cesc were incredible guides. Not only were they extremely knowledgeable about food and culture, but had excellent taste, and picked out some great bars and restaurants. I loved visiting the bodegas, and trying the cooperative wines. Alex seamlessly handled a taxi strike, and...More

1  Thank Maya V
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Nearby
Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
...More
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Alex L
May 17, 2016|
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Response from Aborigens | Property representative |
Hola Alex, thanks for your message. Answering your question: YES. I'm sure you know this is not the easiest country for vegetarians, but we have hosted many over the last 4 years and always had good seasonal products and... More
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Ryan M
July 7, 2015|
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Response from Aborigens | Property representative |
Hola Ryan. You can either contact us (hola [at] aborigens [dot] cat) or check available groups on our website. Just google aborigens barcelona. Thanks! Àlex D.
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