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Begin your morning by meeting your guide and small group at Plaza Mayor. Then, set off together to discover Madrid’s history and cuisine.

Begin with a rich hot chocolate, as you learn about Plaza Mayor’s heritage. Then, continue on to the San Miguel Market to peruse the fresh produce. Head to a traditional eatery to sample cocido stew, a typical Madrid dish, before strolling on to the best vendors in town to taste their cured ham (jamón), Spanish tortilla, and beverages, including national wines, vermouth, and cider.

Stop also at a bakery to sample some sweet bites, and pass landmarks, such as the Royal Palace and Plaza de la Villa, gaining insight into the capital’s culture from your local guide as you explore.

At the end of your tour, return to the Plaza Mayor, and continue your exploration with a new perspective and recommendations for the rest of your trip.

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Plaza Mayor
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza de la Villa
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Avoid the capital’s tourist traps and gain insight into its historical and cultural background on a gastronomic tour of Madrid, which includes samples of 12 different dishes and complimentary drinks—plenty for both breakfast and lunch. Along the way, visit landmarks, including the San Miguel Market and Royal Palace, and learn more about the city’s culture from your local guide and the vendors you meet along the way.
  • Savor 12 different dishes at eight locations in Madrid
  • Visit landmarks, including Plaza Mayor and the San Miguel Market
  • Small-group size ensures personalized recommendations from your guide
  • Learn about Madrid’s history from your local guide
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
History and Tapas Tour

Booked this tour after watching the James Block YouTube videos and I was not disappointed. Our excellent guide Carolyn took us to a number of bars of historical and cultural value. We ate, drank and learned about the culture amd history of Spain and I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Best food tour we have ever had!

We do these tours around the world. This one stood out! Luke was amazing and gave us so much information and great food and beverages. I would recommend this to anyone that wants to get a true feel for eating and drinking in Madrid.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Best night in Madrid

Daviol led us on a fantastic tour of Madrid, interesting facts about Madrid and amazing food to eat and wine to drink!! Such a spectacular evening, I would hands down book the same exact tour if I was in Madrid again. I can't say enough...More

Thank CarolineP3251
Oliver Lucas G, Head Guide at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola Caroline! Thank you very much for taking the time to give us some very positive feedback! We are always pleased to hear how much clients enjoy our experiences. David is such an expert guide and passionate about all things Madrid. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Tour

I took the most expensive package by Devour on August 10, 2018. I have to say that it's overly priced for the food and drink that we paid for. 1. Artesanos 1902 - churros and chocolate 2. Mercado de Jamón Ibérico - Jamón: serrano, cebo...More

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Oliver Lucas G, Head Guide at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Joy Lee, Thank you for joining us on our Ultimate Spanish Cuisine Tour in Madrid, one of our most popular experiences in the city. I am sorry to hear you felt that the value of the tour did not match its price--we work very...More

Reviewed 12 July 2018
What a great glimpse of Madrid in a short time!

Our purpose for visiting Spain revolved around the food and architecture more than the museums so this was a perfect experience for us. Our great guide, Eduardo ensured we got a taste of many traditional Spanish dishes and drinks while sitting in 100+ year old...More

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OliverGuardo, Head Guide Madrid at Devour Madrid Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hola! So pleased to hear you enjoyed your Tapas, Taverns, and History tour with Eduardo. Madrid's streets themselves in many ways are a museum, and what better way to explore them than while eating. Eduardo is an expert in natural wines, and as a Madrid...More

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