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The Ultimate Cooking Class Barcelona 2024

$ 118
3 hours
Live tour guide

About Cooking Class Barcelona

Discover the secrets of crafting the perfect paella and acquire all the tips and tricks needed to create your own masterpiece. With the expert guide by your side, learn about delectable and famous Spanish dishes and how to craft the perfect sangria. Savor some delightful tapas, assist your chef in the kitchen, and have the ultimate dining experience.


Cooking Class Barcelona

Get ready for the ultimate culinary experience and savor the sensational taste of your self-made paella. This 2.5-hour-long activity will turn you into not only a real master of this authentic Spanish dish but also a perfect sangria mixologist! On your journey to becoming a master chef, visit Barcelona's oldest and best food market, the famous "La Boqueria," dating back to the 13th century.

Discover all there is to know about the ingredients needed for the perfect seafood paella and explore other traditional dishes of Spain and Catalonia. You’ll have some free time to wander around the renowned local market and sample some delectable cheeses and famous jamon iberico, or taste true aphrodisiacs like oysters.

Before you embark on your culinary adventure, take a stroll through the old town to the neighborhood of El Born, where your kitchen and private dining room await. The great thing is that you won't just be observing the preparation; you'll also be assisting by peeling onions, chopping peppers, or cleaning mussels.

There are plenty of other tasks, and each person in your small group will have something to do. In the end, you'll be seated at the table, surrounded by new friends, delicious paella, and amazing sangria. Last but not least, don't forget to scan the QR code on the table to gain ultimate access to the original recipes!

  • La Boqueria introduction tour (subject to La Boqueria market opening hours)
  • Walk through the old town of Barcelona
  • Tapas
  • Paella cooking display and interactive instructions
  • Sangría mixing class
  • Homemade paella de marisco
  • Recipes (accessible via QR code)
  • All food and drinks
X not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Market tours on Sundays and public holidays
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • English
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Meeting Point

Carrer de Lancaster, Ciutat Vella 08001, Barcelona.

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Join us at our best-selling Paella Cooking Class in Barcelona!

La Boqueria Market

Discover one of the world’s most renowned markets at notable La Rambla and select the fresh ingredients for your cooking experience.

Personal chef

Start your culinary adventure and learn how to cook traditional Spanish Paella. Enjoy an engaging private cooking experience with a professional chef.

Sangria & tapas

Prepare your taste buds for authentic flavors of Spanish food with a selection of seasonal tapas and sangria.

Cook, taste & celebrate

Create vegetarian or seafood Paella, assist your chef, meet new friends, and enjoy your delicious dish.

Tasty recipes

Receive a copy of the recipes and try to recreate all you've learned during your cooking experience in Barcelona.

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FAQ – Cooking Class Barcelona

Is Paella cooking class Barcelona worth it?

Paella is a traditional Spanish dish and is deeply rooted in Catalan culture. Paella cooking classes are one of the ultimate experiences in Barcelona, as they allow you to immerse yourself completely in the culture of this vibrant country. You get to learn how to cook Paella from an experienced chef and taste your dish at the end of the class.

What are the types of Paella?

There are countless Paella versions with different combinations of ingredients, but three are defined as the main types of Paella. The most traditional version of Paella originated in Valencia, and it’s made with chicken, rabbit, green beans, tomatoes, and often snails. There is also seafood Paella that focuses on seafood and mixed Paella, which is a combination of meat and seafood.

What not to miss while in Barcelona?

With its rich history and vibrant arts scene, Barcelona provides endless opportunities for visitors.  You can discover Gaudi’s legacy with the ultimate Gaudi tour Barcelona or visit his two main creations with Sagrada Familia tickets and Park Guell tickets and dive into his colorful world. You shouldn’t miss vibrant neighborhoods like the Gothic Quarter and Las Ramblas, while art lovers will love these Picasso Museum Barcelona tickets. If you want to indulge in more tasteful delights, there is an amazing Barcelona food tour and wine tour Barcelona, or you can simply relax at Barceloneta Beach during your stay.
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Discover The Rich Traditions Of Catalonia With The Ultimate Paella Cooking Class Barcelona!

Good to know before you go

  • La Boqueria Market is closed on Sundays and public holidays. Therefore, the Boqueria market tour is excluded from the cooking experience on those days.
  • This activity is an interactive paella-making class, where people are given different jobs throughout the experience.
  • A vegetarian option is available, and please inform us if you require a vegetarian meal upon booking.
  • Your chef will still source fresh ingredients in that case.
  • Light walking is required before, during, and after the market visit.
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Learn how to cook Paella and impress your friends and family with your Spanish cooking!

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Memorable cooking experience!

As a vegetarian, I was happy to learn how to cook vegetarian Paella! The flavors were exceptional, and the chef’s instructions were very personal and enjoyable. I really love the recipes, so I can try to recreate this tasty Spanish cooking style back home. The tapas tasting was a fantastic addition too. This is one of my favorite experiences in Barcelona!


Loved Paella cooking class Barcelona!

I quite enjoyed the Paella cooking experience, and I learned how to cook exceptional seafood Paella thanks to the fantastic chef. The Boqueria Market tour added an authentic touch, and now I know how to detect the freshest ingredients myself! I highly recommend this cooking class!


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