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Gourmet tapas and dishes Now on a gastronomic tour. The heart of the madrilian cuisine might be in the center but the thinking BRAIN, the wit, the inspiration, is not there. Off the tourist path, on the eastern shore of the Retiro Park, the Gourmet tapas tour sails in a neighborhood boasting with the hidden gems of Madrid’s so called Gourmet Bistro, Gastrotaverns, Delicatessen Bistro…
There are places where gastronomy reaches new heights without losing its down to the earth ingredient essence. They are across a tapas bar and a michelin restaurant.
This places are so good that they are popular among the locals and rich and famous alike Spanish Royalty, First Lady, Actors like Harrison Ford etc.
Join us for a gourmet experience that’s worth enjoying, whether for wine, food or the atmosphere. You will be like a inhabitant of Madrid enjoying tapas at the neighborhood.
You must be prepare for a Madrilenian Gourmet Tapas route. Be stand, eat and drink leisurely, tasting a variety of gourmet dishes, many of them seasonally and tasting selected wines from various regions of Spain.
First of all, we will meet at the meeting point at the “Exit of Metro Ibiza (Ibiza; Line 9) at 20:00” which is in the heart of the Retiro neighborhood.
There you will meet your guide for the Gourmet wine and food tour and your tour companions, who will be like the group of friends with whom to have fun with gourmet tapas and wines.
We will go to the first stop, while the guide share anecdotes about the neighborhood.
We will go to a Gourmet Tavern from La Mancha that was one of the first to start revolutionizing the cuisine of the neighborhood with gourmet products of high quality and wines of different denominations of origin.
Among its specialties and the dishes that it prepares we can find:
Bull’s Tail with red wine sauce, Macerated Duck’s Pan Bao, Dumplings of candied suckling pig, Marinated piece from Iberian pork shoulder blade…
Advised by the guide, you will taste some specialties and you will pairing it with a selected wine.
Finished the food and drink, it is time to go to the second gastronomic experience.
A delicatessen bistro of seasonal product with several prizes as a result of the delicious food it offers:
Potato and truffle croquettes (one of the most coveted in the neighborhood), Hake cheeks in a “pil-pil” sauce, venison with sweet potatoes and seasonal mushrooms…
Once again with the wine expert guide recommendation we will pair the dishes with Spanish wines among the large wine offer we can find on this Tavern
Then you taste the products, the gourmet food tour continues towards the third Gastrotavern.
An award-winning gourmet tavern “as the best tapas and wine bar”. That opened in the neighborhood attracted by the gastronomic quality and that has become a essential of the neighborhood.
From its avant-garde cuisine with traditional products, we highlight:
The torreznos (bacon rashers) candied and baked (A classic recipe upgrade to the next level that report them multiple compliments), Pularde cannelloni with px and truffle, tartlets of mimosa cheese and golden chanterelles, and desserts that rub the sin, y postres que rozan el pecado, moreover several “off the menu” proposals.
Luckily, once again the guide will help you with the wine selection and he will order all the food for you.
We left the previous bistro and headed to the next one. The warmth of the wine and the delicious food, will make the walk to the last tavern be pleasant moreover, you will hear curiosities tells by the guide.
According to the gourmet bistros placement, the distance between them is short.
We hope you are still hungry for the last gastronomic experience of the gourmet tapas tour.
One of the best gastronomic bistro of the neighborhood. A tavern that has been offering for more than 50 years the best “market cuisine”. Nowadays it is on the vanguard and among its dishes you can find:
Parpatana of tuna (The parpatana is a cut of bluefin tuna that is located behind the head and next to the pectoral fin) , Boletus edulis scrambled with truffle, Tuna belly (japanese toro) with black garlic alioli, Bull’s tail with potatoes…
And also many more gourmet tapas and dishes that will make you love the food even more.
Another extensive wine list and a purely indigenous atmosphere, will make your experience authentic.
The conclusion of the meal is close therefore there will always be some gourmet desserts (that will also be paired with wine). So the end of the gourmet tapas tour will be sweet.
The hardest moment.
Finally, after the dessert, the Gourmet tapas tour has finished, and you will have completed the whole Madrilean experience.
The guide will be able to tell you where to go next.
This itinerary is an example, the taverns and the dishes that are ordered are always changing depending on the dates and availabilities. But all have the highest quality standards and are the best gastronomic places in Madrid.
“In conclusion, a neighborhood with so much gastronomic quality that if you come, you return”
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Exit of Metro Ibiza (Ibiza; Line 9)
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We customize private tapas tours from 1 to 100 people. Above 16 people we recommend divide the group into smaller groups.
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