🏨 Taste of Malaga Tour : Tapas, History and Local Customs Activity - Travel Guide

Taste of Malaga Tour : Tapas, History and Local Customs

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From $76.37

341 reviews   (4.94)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Fuengirola, Fuengirola

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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In this half-day activity, food lovers will discover the traditional products, dishes and hidden treasures of Malaga. During the tour, learn about the history of Malaga’s gastronomy and visit the city's local hot spots.

Small Group of just 10 people max

What's Included

14+ tapas, bites & drinks (Full Lunch)

7 Foodie Hotspots

Atarazanas Central Market Tour

Iberian Ham Tasting

Pass by the most emblematic cultural venues of Malaga

Passionate English speaking Guide

What's Not Included

Transportation to/from attractions

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 14 - 16
  • YOUTH: Age: 17 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Mercado Central de Atarazanas
Among 10 of the World’s Best Markets according to The Guardian Readers

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

La Calle Larios
The most popular pedestrian street of Malaga where our tour starts

• Admission Ticket Free


Fab tour - highly recommended
Linzic2708, 25-09-2022
Excellent tour with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide, Philippe. Highlight of our visit, with lots of insight into the food culture and delicious too
A brilliant introduction to Malaga
lisaj875, 25-09-2022
Felipe was a fantastic guide and most of the info was delivered while we were sitting down and tasting. They give you a dining guide afterwards so you can really make the best of the city's food and wine. Highly recommended.
Fantastic Morning
ninkyn0nk, 24-09-2022
We had a lovely, tasty and educational morning with Felipe in Malaga. The sights and smells were sensational and wandering round with a guide takes the guess work out of deciding where and what to eat so that your subsequent choices are more likely to be successful.

When we visited, Malaga was a lot busier on Saturday with tours and tourists than during the week so you might want to bear that in mind when booking your tour.

Big thumbs up from us
Wonderful introduction to tapas and Malaga
477katherinea, 23-09-2022
The tour was outstanding. Javi met us exactly as planned, and we had almost 4 hours of tasting and smelling and learning about the delicious food of Malaga. After a brief and interesting orientation about Malaga and its recent transformation, we went to the beautiful market and dug right in. Light, crispy fried anchovies and eggplant spears, plus cool but tasty peppers. Then to the olive stand. I do not enjoy olives, but here I was asking for seconds. Then almonds, including stuffed in dried figs on the spot. All within a gorgeous array of fruit, meats, fish, vegetables, impeccably clean.

From there to a charcuterie to taste and learn about cheeses, jamon and salamis, accompanied by artisanal sweet vermouth. Two more stops with tapas and wine. Lovely!

Javi was outstanding! He divided his attention among the group, so everyone felt included (we had never met before but were chatting in no time), was a fount of information about what we were eating, how it is made, etc, plus the surrounding Malaga area.

I highly recommend this tour!
Fantastic experience
Mike_M, 22-09-2022
Javi was a knowledgeable guide, warm and friendly host, and superb communicator of Spanish and Malagan food snd culture. I would recommend this tour to anyone.
A top tour by a top guide
Martin H, 06-10-2022
Felipe uncovered a number of myths of tapas and the food and drinks of Malaga. Great fun, interesting and informative. Friendly and right sized group, well paced tour.
No Paella sandwiches here, thank you.
First class!
alanms44, 06-10-2022
Brilliant! Felipe is an excellent guide and very knowledgeable about everything Malaga! He had 5 wonderful eateries chosen which all welcomed us with happy smiley faces.

Only 10 people on the tour so we always felt comfortable asking questions.

The food and wines were very tasty with options available for all dietary requirements.

Highly recommended
A great way to experience local Malaga food and culture.
Kieran_C, 03-10-2022
Javi was an excellent guide, he was very friendly had a comprehensive knowldege of local food and history. He made sure everyone on the tour felt included and dietary needs were met. The food and drinks provided were delicious and substanial. We tried some of Javi's other restauant/bar recommendations and were not disappointed. Definately one of the best food tours we have experienced.
Fab tour, great wines & tapas. Excellent guide.
susan2909, 05-10-2022
Excellent tour!! Javi was great, informative, funny, very knowledgeable. Some excellent food & wines, nice tour of the food market. You must try the summer wine, its delightful.
Fantastic food tour
444soniar, 01-10-2022
We thoroughly enjoyed the foodie tour, super delicious food. Javier the tour guide was superb, knowledgeable and personable. Definitely recommend doing if you are in Malaga.
Fantastic time!
Chelsea D, 04-12-2022
Great experience! Our guide, Javi, was fantastic. We had a wonderful time walking, talking, learning about the city and eating delicious food. What a great way to start our vacation! You are also given a dining guide map at the end with great suggestions.
Fantastic tour!
S141UZlindab, 01-12-2022
We did the small group food tour at 11:00 am. As it happened, we were the only people so we had a private 3 1/2 tour through the big market in Malaga as well as a few restaurants. It was fabulous! We got a really good sense of Spanish food and particularly regional food. It has made the rest of our stay in Malaga much more enjoyable. At the end of the tour, we were given a map with various restaurant recommendations. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about food and culture in general. Highly recommend!
Good Food
Millie_A, 27-11-2022
Delicious traditional food and drinks Javi was very informative regarding about the best food you can access in Malaga and a little bit of history as well, meet an awesome people in this tour
Exceeded our expectations
Helen_K, 20-11-2022
Javi was an exceptional guide. He was engaging and knowledgeable and took us to so many lovely places to try the tapas including the beautiful market.
Good Food But Maybe Tour Could be a Bit Shorter
Kenneth_K, 29-11-2022
Our tour guide was Philippe who was quite knowledgable about the history and food of Malaga. We really enjoyed the fried eggplant jamon, olive oils that we were able to sample. We also loved seeing the main market place with all the vendors selling meat, fish, and fruits & vegetables.

The ony thing I could recomend is that tour guide spend more time talking when we are eating and less talking while we are standing around in the street. It felt like there was a bit more waiting around than I had on other food tours. Also