The High End Bilbao Food Tour
Discover the historic Basque city of gastronomic excellence with this fun Food Tour of Bilbao
2.5 Hour Walking Food Tour
During our Bilbao semi-private food tour, you will get the chance to try some of the best Basque food and drink, from pintxos and miniature cuisine to rations. You will also enjoy learning about the city's unique history, secrets and architecture.
Food tour of Bilbao with a food & wine expert
Minimum of 8 different types of Basque food
Minimum of 5 alcoholic or non alcoholic drinks
Discover the history and funny stories and facts of Bilbao
Perfect for your first day in Bilbao
BASQUE PINTXOS AND TAPAS PAIRED WITH LOCAL WINES
Your Bilbao private food tour will be led by an expert culinary guide, giving you the change to taste the best selection of Basque food. You will try high end Basque food from the best foie-grass, cod kokotxas to the super tasty Cantabric crab among many others.
Your guide will also help you understand the roots of each dish you try, its ingredients, and how you could recreate it at home.
In each place, we will recommend various local drinks to pair with your food, from red wine and Basque cider to Txakoli white wine and craft beers.
The drinks recommended in each bar can always be replaced with non-alcoholic options if you wish.
Our knowledge of the best bars and drinks of Bilbao removes the hassle so you can enjoy every sip and bite making sure you don´t finish in the tourist traps. Book the best food tour of Bilbao now!
Bilbao has become a true gastronomic and architectural centre. It’s a city home to hundreds of bars, each with its own traditions and specialties. One of our guides will accompany you on this Bilbao food tour, taking you to the most unique places in the city, away from the tourist traps.
During the tour, you will learn which pintxos to order in each place, understand the different ways that the Basques serve their dishes, and of course discover the most traditional plates and drinks.
BRIEF HISTORY OF BILBAO
Bilbao is a very walkable city and our Bilbao food tour will enable to explore the hidden corners of this city on foot. Depending on the day the itinerary might include visits to the the Old Town, markets or the newer areas of the expansion.
Whilst we are discovering all about the history, culture and customs of the city, we will stop in bars and cafes along the way.
What our clients say in our Tripadvisor page
We are a local business, fully insured and licensed for Bilbao private food tours.
We offer the very best quality on our day tours.
We have more than five years' experience conducting Bilbao private food tours.
For comfort and safety, our Bilbao private food tours are conducted in a 4x4 Range Rover Sport or Mercedes Viano.
All types of debit/credit cards are accepted.
We partner with local and family establishments in Bilbao, and support the local economy.
We are passionate about Northern Spanish wines, and all the Bilbao bars we try them in, have a fascinating history behind them.
We have partnerships with traditional restaurants in Bilbao, who use only seasonal produce.
We visit small towns & villages near Bilbao, that are not visited by many other tourists.
We are a team of four, each with a background in the wine and gastronomy world and an in-depth knowledge of Bilbao.
We are locals who know the city of Bilbao and its hidden secrets.
Whilst we have a carefully planned itinerary, our Bilbao private food tour can be amended as required.
This will not be your regular Bilbao tour, but rather an experience with local friends.
"We had the best time, learned so much, and her insider food choices successfully showcased Bilbao"
"Definitely, a great choice if you are looking to learn about the Basque culture and enjoy the best food and wine in town at the same time"
"Irene is sweet, warm hearted and nice, explains everything you like to know and shows you places, you would not discover on you own."
"Irene knows her food, wine and Bilbao's history. This is a MUST do tour, best money I have ever spent on a food tour"