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Aborigens -Local Food Insiders


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“food tour”(58 reviews)
“catalan cuisine”(17 reviews)
“guide alex”(7 reviews)
"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...more
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Arago, 184 entl. C, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 87 37 50
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 1, 2013

Truly the highlight of my visit to Barcelona! A must do if you want a true local food and cultural experience! We wound up having to do a private tour since no one else reserved and I think our experience was even better as a...More

8  Thank Rob S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 31, 2015

We booked the evening tour based based on TripAdvisor reviews and the company's website, which advertised that the tour was mainly a beer and food tour. The price was much more than other tours, but it sounded so great, we booked. BIG mistake. We have...More

3  Thank tla852
Aborigens, Propietario at Aborigens -Local Food Insiders, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2015

I'm Àlex R. your guide in that tour. First of all, thanks for taking your time to review us and let me state first and thank you for the positives, that you tasted a lot of great meat and seafood dishes. Thanks. We've been published...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

After spending hours searching for a food tour that would fit my needs, I found everything I wanted in Aborigens. From my very first email interaction with Alex, I knew I would be in good hands. Alex made me feel very comfortable as the one...More

Thank Azulcat
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We signed up for an Aborigens Market Tour with Àlex while in Barcelona recently. It was a superb day eating and drinking and tasting our way through a specific neighborhood. We enjoyed that he hosted the tour *outside* of the old-town part of Barcelona. If...More

Thank OhFranklin
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took the Beyond Tapas tour last week with Àlex. He took our small group of eight to restaurants in the neighborhood where he grew up, which I loved because I wanted to experience authentic Catalan-style choices. We were completely blown away...More

Thank Veronica C
Reviewed June 9, 2018

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

Thank docmcd2018
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

Thank Nancyand7
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

1  Thank mikebarbar0
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

1  Thank Tim H
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

Thank dbfact2
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

Thank lauralieff
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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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognisable 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
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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|
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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