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Aborigens -Local Food Insiders

Arago, 184 entl. C, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 87 37 50
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt L
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
Like eating, drinking, and hanging out with a friend

Our first trip to Barcelona, and we went out with Alex on our first night. We spent the evening in... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Jim D
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Arago, 184 entl. C, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're thinking about going to Barcelona, book something through these guys and do it now because you will not regret it. Cesc is the tour guide all other tour guides aspire to be. He's personable and he's knowledgable not just about Barcelona but about...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our first trip to Barcelona, and we went out with Alex on our first night. We spent the evening in the Sant neighborhood where he grew up, collected bread, ham, and cheese from local shops, and ate at the back of the cheese shop. Then...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Alex and Cesc are true Catalonian gentlemen! My husband and I had our third visit to Barcelona in January 2017. Having been twice before we wanted to get out and experience new parts of the city. Having seen these guys listed on the Gourmet Traveller...More

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Aborigens, Owner at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Thank you Marisa and Paul for your sincere words. As hospitality professionals you know how important is to get honest feedback from your guests, so we appreciate your time. Surprising frequent visitors is always a challenge, but there are many corners of our city and...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

If you want to indulge in some of the best foods accompanied by knowhow of the city and some of the best recommendations sign up for the food tours with Aborígens. Àlex Cardona and Francesc Castro rock!!! They know the best restaurants, hidden gems and...More

Thank fhamdani
Aborigens, Owner at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Fatema, it was great seeing you again and hopefully next year we'll all have more time to hang out. Salut! Àlex

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The whole experience was fantastic. Knowledgeable guides and great food experiances off the beaten track. I reccomend this tour to anyone who visits Barcelona and well...eats!!!!

Thank Daniella R
Aborigens, Owner at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Thanks Daniella and Sam, glad you guys found us through the Australian Gourmet Traveller guide to Barcelona -specially because we weren't aware of that mention! Salut, Àlex

Reviewed 28 February 2017

If you are after a real experience. Don't hesitate. Fun Guys. Great information and Knowledge. Really opened my eyes and made my trip to Barcelona complete

1  Thank brendan276
Aborigens, Propietario at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Thanks gentleman, that's very flattering -specially coming from two professional winemakers. Hope to share some more food and drinks with you soon. Salut, Cesc & Àlex

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We had a creat experience with our guide Àlex D.Cardona. We went first to local cheese Factory, the family were super nice. We tasted different kind of cheese. Second stop was at Olive Oil farm. The experience was unique, we learned how we can distinguish...More

Thank Ali A
Aborigens, Propietario at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Ali, spending a day with your family was a true pleasure and I'm glad you enjoyed the olive oil masterclass -from now on no more refined oil back home! Shukran, Àlex D.

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Alex & Cesc are some of the most professional and knowing guides you can find if you want to explore the Catalan cuisine beyond the traditional outposts. For the second consequtive Christmas we have arranged a custom Tapas tour with Aborigines and this year we...More

Thank juelchristensen
Aborigens, Propietario at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Thank you Birgitte and family, we look forward to hosting you again next Christmas for another food&wine journey -Catalonia has much more to offer. Salut, Cesc & Àlex

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This tour was everything promised and.much more--interesting wines, history, commentary and lots of Catalonian cuisine with our fabulous guide Cesc. I absolutely recommend it☆☆☆☆

1  Thank Russell S
Aborigens, Propietario at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Cheers Russell, come back soon! Cesc

Reviewed 27 November 2016

We chose Aborigens to be able to savor the real Catalunya and our full day with Alex did not disappoint. While our original itinerary was cancelled due to weather, Alex delivered an amazing alternative experience, starting with breakfast and a tour of a 400 year...More

Thank Mark S
Aborigens, Propietario at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this review

Gràcies Mark&Co, I'm glad to hear you guys enjoyed the overall experience -perhaps no sea cucumber rice next time :) Great meal indeed, one of our favourite modern Catalan cuisine country restaurants. Salut, Àlex

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Alex L
Would this tour be appropriate for vegetarians? My family of 4 life long vegetarians (no meat/fish, yes eggs/dairy) are big foodies and are wondering if this type of tour would be a good experience for us. Thank you!
18 May 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
We are coming to Barcelona and would like to know how we book a food tour with you?
8 July 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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