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Foodie tour with no sangria or paella. My Barcelona food tour Is designed to be an honest experience. It begins with a visit to Santa Caterina market. It’s been around since 1845, providing the barrio’s working class with fresh ingredients. In 2005...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Meeting Sarah was simply the best introduction to Barcelona. We had an amazing time and learnt so much about this fabulous city. I loved that Sarah is so willing to share her stories and impart her insights and inspire us with her passion for food...More

Thank Terri C
sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Terri! Thanks for the superb review. I love what I do and I think it shows. Hope you enjoy the recipes I sent. Besos Sarah

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience! Spend the morning learning about the local market while gathering the ingredients for the meal later. Then enjoy multiple courses of food and wine in an intimate setting with friends. The whole thing felt like an episode of Bourdaine [RIP :(...More

Thank Mark J
sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Wow Mark! High praise! Thank you so very very much! Bourdaine what a huge person and sad loss! He felt about food in many ways like I do. What better way to understand culture the through good food. Instantly the racest lack of generousity disappears...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fifth tour guide in Spain on this trip and our most enthusiastic. We took in interesting information about Spanish / Catalan cuisine, culture and food in general. Sarah has really walked to talk as a chef and restaurant owner—and really should write...More

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sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review! I'll try on the book front, but as I said need to find the way to write it well. Happy eating!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a great day with Sarah, meeting her at the market for breakfast and an informative tour. The highlight is returning to Sarah’s apartment where she cooks and serves a great meal in the relaxing atmosphere of her patio area. Great food, great conversations...More

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sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Such kind words thank you! I love what I do and I too feel like each tour starts with strangers and ends with friends. Many of my clients have become friends that I keep in contact with. Happy travels!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic day with Sarah as part of a large group. Learnt so much about the local produce and was great to meet all her suppliers at the market and get a locals guide of the city on the way to her apartment. As...More

Thank DanFlyingSolo
sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Dan! My tour days are always the highlight of my week. I do have a rocking job! Keep eating great food!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read about Sarah in an article in the New Zealand Herald travel section and decided when in Barcelona it is a must do. My wife and I did the Food Sherpa experience today and wow what a fun day. We met Sarah at the...More

Thank MartinP5784
sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Martin!!!! Thank you so much!!! I really enjoyed our day together. Hope your trip home was smooth, bet Lynn didn't eat anything!!! Much love Sarah

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Sarah's knowledge and passion of food history, science and her local food community was mind-blowing. She guided us through the markets, tastings, then through the streets to her home home where we were treated to the most amazing lunch. Sarah was incredibly generous and shared...More

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sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Thanks Rae for the generous review!!! I'm always blown away by the kind things people say! Thank you again as it keeps my little business moving forward. Sarah

Reviewed 26 July 2018

We met Sarah at the market and loved learning about how long to hang tomatoes, how to taste Spanish olive oil,and where to find the best bread in Barcelona. We collected produce from all the market providores and walked back to her home where she...More

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sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks for the review! Happy travels and good eating!

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We did a market tour, some food tastings and home lunch with Sarah as part of a larger group tour. Sarah’s knowledge of the local food, and when, why and what you might use it in was fantastic. As we walked back to her home,...More

Thank Alex W
sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Alex thanks for the glowing review! I feel so proud when I read such heart felt words. Thank you so very much!

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Sarah, a genuinely passionate and knowledgeable food sherpa, guided us around the Santa Caterina food market and then through the streets of Barcelona to her home nearby, to prepare a meal for us. With her we had a truly authentic and valuable experience. I couldn't...More

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sarah s, Owner at Barcelona Food Sherpa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Judith you rock too! Thanks for the magnificent review! Xxx

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Kerry K
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Hi Kerry, I a seriously sorry! I was in Greece out of contact from more or less everything. I can't include my email here but I'm Sarah Stothart at gmail with a com I figure you have been and gone. Again very... More
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