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Adventurous Appetites Tapas Tour

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Address: The Bear Statue Plaza Puerta del Sol s/n, 28013 Madrid, Spain
Phone Number: +34 639 33 10 73
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Want to get off the tourist track and have an authentic ‘Madrileno'...

Want to get off the tourist track and have an authentic ‘Madrileno' experience? Join us on a ‘gastronomico' tour, and let us guide you round some of the delights that the real Madrid has to offer. Adventurous Appetites is the ultimate food tour offering an unforgettable, authentic Madrileno tapas adventure in the magical heart of Madrid, Spain. Experience tapas like a local, and find the Madrileno in you! Book now through our website!

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James Fraser is the host with the most. Claiming not to be a historian, James has a dry, sardonic sense of humor about culture, traditions and the human condition that is often... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

James Fraser is the host with the most. Claiming not to be a historian, James has a dry, sardonic sense of humor about culture, traditions and the human condition that is often thought-provoking and always entertaining. If you're visiting Madrid, do this first. There's a ton of great information on everything from tapas to tipping that are bound to make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did this late last year on a 4 week trip to Europe and it was awesome - definitely one of the highlights of our trip! Madrid is a cool city but a big part of it was all the food and tapas bars as much or more than the attractions. I would really recommend this tour as a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to learn about and get into the Spain tapas obsession. Fun few hours meandering through the streets of Madrid, sampling food and drinks at local bars and restaurants. James is an awesome, relaxed host. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this tour on our first night in Madrid which is an excellent way to start one's stay. James gave us a great feel for the city and one gets one's bearings quickly, learn some of the history (with James' quirky humour) and access to some excellent tapas bars (frequented by locals) with very good food (and plenty of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did a food tour with this company on my first night in Madrid. It was a great way to orientate me with the city, try out various local cuisine, learn about Spanish culture and meet some lovely people. I highly recommend it! I ended up staying out for drinks with other people on my tour and didn't get in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our third time to visit Madrid and third time to go on an Adventurous Appetites Tapas Tour, however one of our dear friends joined us for the first time. Daniel was our guide/entertainer and was absolutely fabulous. I think what makes this so fun is not only the wonderful history, food and libations, but having the opportunity to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I did this tapas tour on our honeymoon and it was one of the highlights of our time in Madrid. James is an excellent host who knows almost everything there is to know about the tapas scene in Madrid and he is very willing to share this knowledge with those on his tour. As we did this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and six of my friends had an amazing night out with James, our guide, and a few new friends. This is honestly a brilliant way to get your bearings in the city if you don't know it and James is the best guide you could possibly have. The fact that he plies you with top notch tapas and tasty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my. Where do we begin. We took the tour with James last night. He was fun, funny and very informative. We suggest taking this tour your first night so you can get an idea of how things are done in Spain. We had 11 people in our group and we all pooled our money. At the end of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour and tapas. Great choice of tapas bars and recommendations on what to eat. Informative on a very relaxed basis and a very quick 4 hours. Would definitely recommend to friends.

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Expansive plazas, local and foreign crowds, street performers, colorful lights, window shopping, restaurant signs promising the best paella, ham, and churros con chocolate- this is downtown Madrid, a collection of plazas interconnected by a network of side streets. Some of these side streets are wide pedestrian shopping routes, and some are hidden, so it's possible to duck in and out of the bustle as desired. The iconic Puerta del Sol is the giant crossroads of the city and a must-see attraction at any time of the day. The nearby Plaza Mayor, completely enclosed by historic red buildings, is an ideal place to grab a bite to eat outside, amidst scores of tables and people out for a stroll. Plaza Isabel II (also known as “Opera”) is smaller and a good meeting spot, and the stately Plaza del Oriente is the front yard of the Royal Palace. Centro can be touristy (pickpockets are unfortuately not unheard-of here), crowded, and sometimes gimmicky, but it is also the place to experience classic Madrid.
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