Hidden Granada Food & Tapas Tour

Savor Granada like a local visiting 6 family-run gems to taste tapas, wines, pastries and more and discover the city’s dramatic story.

Dinner (12 Tastings + Tapas)
Evening Tour
3 Hours
6 Food Stops + History Walk
Passionate Guide

What's Included

  • A non-touristy food and tapas tour of the secrets of Granada's delicious cuisine-- which is much more than the "free tapas" that come with a drink!
  • A taste of the best authentic tapas in Granada at two off-the-beaten-path places that locals love, carefully selected from Granada's countless tapas bars
  • An insider born-and-bred Granada guide who will teach you to do tapas like a local -- from choosing an authentic tapas bar to the unwritten rules of ordering and paying
  • Immerse yourself in Moorish Granada at a hidden, tucked-away tea shop and taste a local dish with a fascinating past that defines Al Andalus cooking
  • Granada's must-try cured Serrano ham and delicious local red and white wines-- you'll taste and learn about this city's best tastes
  • A glimpse at Granada's historic sites on a walking tour: the former silk market, 14th century Moorish University, the square where the Spanish Inquisition took place and more!

Foodie Highlights

You'll Eat

  • Homemade pastela, a chicken and cinnamon pie from Al Andalus cuisine
  • Freshly-baked piononos, a delicious local pastry
  • Thinly-sliced acorn-fed ham
  • Fried-in-the-moment fish
  • As assortment of charcuterie and Granada's cured meats
  • Two delicious gourmet tapas at a local tapas bar
  • Sinfully delicious homemade dessert

You'll Drink

  • Freshly-brewed spiced Moroccan tea
  • Full-bodied red wine from Granada
  • Wine or beer or sangria with tapas dinner
  • Another wine or beer or sangria with tapas dinner!
  • Sweet wine with dessert
* Actual tastes may change depending on season or availability.
This tour is adaptable for...
  • Vegetarians
  • Pescatarians
  • Gluten free (not celiacs)
  • Dairy free
  • Non-alcoholic options
  • Pregnant women
  • Dietary restrictions
    We love providing delicious options for those with dietary needs. If you have a dietary requirement or food allergy, please note it when booking. We do not recommend this tour for vegans.

    What to Expect on Your Tour

    Join us as we lead you on a journey to taste the true flavors of Granada, and to discover the story and culture of this magical city. Granada is famous for the breathtaking Alhambra, the Moorish palace that perches above the city. But the Alhambra isn’t the only wonderful thing to discover in this city. On our 3-hour food, tapas and culture tour, you’ll taste flavours with fascinating origins, learn how the locals live, eat authentic tapas and understand the rich story of this beautiful city. This walking foodie tour is the perfect way to get a true taste of Granada!

    We’ll begin in a sumptuous hidden establishment that will transport you back to medieval Moorish Granada. As your expert English-speaking local guide tells you about life in Moorish Spain, you’ll taste a sweet and savoury homemade dish that evokes those times. Next, we’ll visit the city’s most famous family-run pastry shop, a gorgeous 19th-century establishment where they still bake the cities best pastries (and we’ll try their most famous one!). Continuing on, you’ll wind through the heart of this old Moorish and Christian city, discovering hidden monuments and famous landmarks – including the Cathedral, the old Moorish market and the city’s most iconic squares. Next you’ll stop at a family-run delicatessen where you’ll taste and learn all about Spain’s famous jamón – cured ham. Your guide will tell you about this incredible delicacy, and give you tips on telling the good stuff from the great stuff).

    Next, it’s tapas time! Granada is famous for tapas and we’ll take you past the tourist traps and give you the inside track on how locals go out for tapas in Granada. You’ll enjoy dinner across three tapas bars, including the local’s first choice for fried fish since the 1940’s, an atmospheric hidden wine bar with over 50 wines by the glass and a stylish tavern that’s famed for it’s modern twist on traditional favorites. And of course, we’ll finish with something sinfully sweet!

    By the end you’ll be happily full and have a deeper understanding of Granada’s food, culture and history. And you’ll see how all three tie together into one fascinating story. And as always with Devour Granada tours, your guide will give you a copy of our Devouring Granada mini guide, packed with our favorite places to eat and drink in the city, so you’ll be eating well for the rest of your stay!

    So join us for memorable taste of magical Granada!

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    About Our Expert Guides

    Your tour will be lead by one of our expert, English-speaking guides. They’re all gifted storytellers who are smart, passionate and talented and whose excitement for this country is contagious!

    Meet them here!

    Map Your Tour

    Meeting point Puerta de Elvira
    Places we'll visit Granada's historic center

    Explore the winding lanes and iconic squares of historic Granada, full of fascinating influences from Moorish and Christian history

    Ending point Plaza del Carmen

    Rave Reviews for This Tour

    Great question! A Devour Granada food tour is a fun, fascinating and (most importantly!) delicious introduction to the majestic city of Granada. Our food tours visit some of the city’s best traditional eateries, including tapas bars, local markets, taverns and shops, and hidden gems that few even know exist! You’ll taste some of Granada's best local food, and gain fascinating insight into its age-old traditions. We keep our groups small and every tour is led by an English-speaking guide who knows Granada like the back of their hand, and loves it to bits.
    The tour lasts approximately 3 hours (give or take 15 minutes). The tour covers approximately 2.5 kilometers (1.5 miles).
    Don’t worry, you won’t be part of a massive hoard following a guide with a flag or a flamenco fan! We keep our groups small and intimate, so the tour can squeeze into small, hidden places and you get personal time with your guide. The maximum number of guests on this tour is usually 12 people and we only require two guests to operate a tour.
    We want as many people to be able to enjoy our tours as possible. Scroll up the page a little to see what dietary restrictions this tour is adaptable for.
    Families love getting a true taste of Granada together on our Hidden Granada Food & Tapas Adventure. The tastes are suited to kids and teens, and your guide will bring a fun worksheet full of games and puzzles for younger kids to complete during the tour. We also offer child and teen pricing. We look forward to having your family along!
    The tour does not include transport to the meeting place, or from the ending point (ask your guide for guidance at the end of the tour if you’re not sure where you are).Also, please feel free to tip your guide if you think they did a great job! The standard gratuity in the tour industry is 10-15%.
    Most importantly, your appetite! Also, keep in mind that tours take place rain or shine, so please dress appropriately and bring an umbrella if it looks like rain. Also, we recommend you wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be walking a few kilometres. Finally, while we do serve water on the tour at some stops, we recommend you bring a bottle of water.
    Of course! We regularly offer private tours to families, groups of friends and corporate groups. Email us your group size, the date you'd like the tour and anything else you'd like us to keep in mind, and we'll get back to you within 24 hours.