Eat with locals in Barcelona
The best way to really experience all that Barcelona has to offer is by its food! From tasting traditional Spanish paella and local calçots and romesco sauce to wandering around the famous El Boqueria market with a personal guide, Barcelona is full of fun foodie things to do! Join an Eatwith experience to discover the city like a local.
See Barcelona like a local!
Are you looking for unforgettable things to do in Barcelona while you're visiting this beautiful city?
Finding what to do in Barcelona is not always easy because there are so many amazing options! Why not start by exploring local neighborhoods like the famous Gracia district in Barcelona? Or go on a walking food tour and discover the colorful food markets, guided by experienced local hosts who will show you the best things to do in Barcelona.
If you want to work on your tan be sure to head to the beach, and after that it'll be time to enjoy some Sangria and tapas before indulging in a delicious Spanish paella dinner.
Our Barcelona hosts will welcome you into their homes around the city in beautiful venues featuring stunning rooftops or hidden gardens, and will feed you the best local Spanish food you can find in Barcelona!
Why choose Eatwith
We are absolute food experts
Our mission is to connect the best local chefs and food connoisseurs in Barcelona with adventurous travelers.
The best way to make new friends and learn the local culture firsthand when traveling.
Unique food experiences
Try one of our immersive dinners, lunches, brunches, tastings, food tours and cooking classes with local hosts.
Dinner parties with local chefs in their own homes
- Our hand-selected local hosts create unique dining experiences in their own homes or private venues. Check if wine is included in your experience!
- Browse the menu and contact your host if you have any dietary requirements. They can create a custom menu just for you.
- Dine at a communal table with Barcelona locals and other people from around the world. Get insider tips and recommendations from those in the know.
The best cooking classes in Barcelona
Want to learn to make an authentic paella during your stay? Or perfect the art of tapas? Or how about a gin making workshop? Join our hands-on Barcelona cooking classes with expert hosts who will share their culinary tips and tricks. A cooking class is the best way to discover the local cuisine and take home some special recipes to wow your family and friends! Discover our Barcelona cooking classes today.
Our top-rated Barcelona cooking class
Immersive Barcelona food tours
From the famous Mercado de la Boqueria market to off-the-beaten-path butchers and bakeries, let our local hosts show you a side to Barcelona you never knew existed. Try a tapas tour around Barrio Gótico, embark on a tasting in El Born, or book a spot on a classic food walk through the Jewish Quarter. Browse all our Barcelona food tours!
Our top-rated food tour in Barcelona
Meet some of our local Barcelona hosts
Local Barcelona tips and tricks
THE PERFECT TIME TO VISIT
If you want to avoid the tourists, visit Barcelona in April-July or September-November. The weather is still perfect!
TAKE IN THE VIEW AT BUNKERS DEL CARMEL
It's a bit of a hike but it's worth the walk for the incredible panoramic view over the whole city and sea.
SKIP THE LINES AT SAGRADA FAMILIA
Book tickets online up to 2 months in advance to skip the line and head straight through those iconic doors.
PICNIC AT PARC GUELL
To fully appreciate Gaudi's incredible architecture, pack a picnic lunch and it enjoy it in one of the secluded spots in the park.
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The 10 best things to do in Barcelona
Barcelona is one of those cities that routinely pops up on lists of the best places in the world to visit. And that’s for good reason; this city on the Mediterranean has a little bit of everything, from stunning architecture to beautiful scenery to a slew of cultural offerings both modern and historical. On top of that, it has a strong tradition of wonderful food.