TASTE OF MALAGA FOOD TOUR

5 Stars rated on TripAdvisor

Do you believe as well that through food you can really and honestly get to know people, their destination, environment and culture? In Spain Food Sherpas this is exactly what we are looking for- with us you will get to know the most special and surprising local, artisanal and seasonal produce.

On our walking food tours you will discover traditional dishes that are being elaborated for generations and generations, some of them even with a millenary heritage. These are real treasures that we explore visiting different genuine restaurants and establishments related to gastronomy. Learning by savoring. What a delight!

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A walk through the old town filled with an array of delicious food. A walk through the old town filled with an array of delicious food.

We have carefully selected the best eats and route to ensure you discover Malaga like never before.

We have carefully selected the best eats and route to ensure you discover Malaga like never before.

“Amazing food tour through historic Malaga”

FabsterB, TripAdvisor

“Excellent tour that is worth the time and money!!!”

Sheryl G, TripAdvisor

“Tapas tour great way to find foodie gems”

Sharky45, TripAdvisor

“Fantastic tour of the culinary Malaga”

HanSto78, TripAdvisor

TIME

Mo-Sat. at 11:00 am.
Duration: 3.5-4 h.

PRICE

58€ per adult.
30€ children under 16.

MEETING POINT

Marques de Larios Str, Women’secret Store.
Meeting Point Map

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Highlights include:

  • 7 foodie hot spots
  • Atarazanas central market tour
  • Iberian Ham tasting
  • 14+ tapas, bites & drinks (Full Lunch)
  • Small group (10 person max)
  • Passionate English speaking Food Sherpa
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What to Expect

The Tapa is a mandatory reference in Spanish cuisine. It is a popular, out on the street custom, which reflects the living image of a traditional and flavorful history. We would like you to meet small paradises difficult to get to in the culinary map of Malaga. Our sherpas will take you on a tour that drifts away from the standard itineraries, where small artisans, grocers, and chefs will share their personal stories and their passion for food.

Like this we can start the tour with an authentic tapa in the food market next to locals making their daily groceries. We pass by “ultramarinos” that offer specialties from all over the province and we can even taste homemade dishes in a handicrafts shop which is as well a bar.

But the Tapa, apart from being a delicious snack, may also serve as a forefront of innovative and signature cuisine. Over the past years there are more and more chefs who commit themselves to offering a modern interpretation of traditional recipes by experimenting and by using the most sophisticated techniques.

Our Tapas Tour will reveal the trademarks of this new cuisine concept and the most iconic locations to enjoy truly unique flavors and textures, without losing the notion of the traditional classics of Spanish cuisine.

In this tour, conceived as a type of “restaurant hopping” very commonly done in the everyday life of locals, the customers will savor a great variety of creative, surprising and delicious tapas in many different prestigious establishments.

The traditional cuisine of Malaga and Andalusia itself is very rich, fresh and diverse and invites to experiment with any kind of fusion.

Tapas created and developed from the personal view of emerging leading figures in Andalusia’s culinary sector and price winning creations are part of this route. Like this we can taste a wonderful prawn carpaccio with avocado from the Axarquía region in the east of Malaga with a fluffy “Ajoblanco” bread and fennel slush.

A pleasure for the eyes, soul and palate!

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

We want everyone to be able to discover our delicious gastronomy, so we’re delighted to provide tasty substitutions for vegetarians, dairy and gluten intolerant, pregnant or those who don’t drink alcohol…

If you have any other allergy or preference, we will try our best to suit the tour to your needs.
Substitutions must be indicated in advance at time of ticket purchase.

Do you have more Questions? Check out our FAQs

  • We are “malagueños” and love to eat! That’s why we would only take you to places that totally convince us and where we go with our friends and families. No tourist traps
  • Not all Tours are created equal. Our tours are not standardized, but a real reflection of the delicacies every season has to offer and the creativity of our chefs. We took much time and effort in designing the tours so you can enjoy delicious treats, discover hidden places and submerge in our (food) culture in local hideaways.
  • Feel welcome and like a local. We have great friendships and exclusive partnerships with restaurants, taverns and market vendor.
  • Expert foodie guides. Our guides attended a special training on Gastronomic Tourism promoted by the Provincial Council of Malaga. They truly are real professionals and experts on local cuisine!
  • Much more than wonderful food in interesting places.There’s more to it- it’s about the attitude, about getting a bit closer to our authentic culture and real people!
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SOME FRIENDS AND PARTNERS YOU’LL MEET ALONG THE WAY:

*Because we work with family-run businesses tour stops and tastings may change slightly to reflect seasonal produce and availability.

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Tue-Sat. 6:30 pm
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WINE & TAPAS EVENING TOUR

A night on the town for wine-loving foodies. Discover Malaga from an insider’s perspective by nibbling on tapas in the best local bars and taverns.

Private Cooking Classes in Malaga

Upon Request
3.5 h

PRIVATE COOKING CLASSES

Whether it’s a team-building event or a social activity, gather your family, friends and colleagues for a private cooking class at Spain Food Sherpa’s Table.

Wed-Sat. 11:00 am
3.5 h

PAELLA COOKING CLASS & MARKET TOUR

A big Paella pan, fresh seafood, smoky pimentón and a dash of white wine… Discover with us how to cook Spain’s most famous dish! Authentic, natural, flavorful.

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