Spanish tapas cooking evening

£65 / Adult
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restrictions
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What you'll do

A tapas feast awaits in this evening of Spanish flavours, hosted by Cooking It. Monica, Cooking It’s founder, is originally from Barcelona and has created this experience to share some of her favourite tapas dishes.

As part of your evening you’ll try 3 - 4 different dishes, all made from seasonal, local ingredients. The tapas made will depend on the fresh ingredients available but could include:

  • Chicken croquettes
  • Patatas bravas with chorizo
  • Bunuelos de bacalao - salt cod fritters
  • Champinones al ajillo - garlic mushrooms

Though tapas vastly changes throughout Spain, it’s a huge part of the culture and social scene and these recipes would be perfect to recreate for entertaining friends or family. You’ll get involved in some of the food preparation but for the majority of this experience your chef host will demo the cooking. You’re invited to bring your own wine or beer to enjoy as you watch, and then tuck in to all the tapas dishes together at the end.

This would be a perfect evening for friends or couples to discover some authentic tapas recipes, enjoy a drink or two and leave with the recipes to recreate everything at home.

Upcoming dates


  • Toilets
  • Refreshments available

COVID-19 guidelines

To make sure their kitchen is Covid safe, Cooking It are ensuring:

  • All touch points are cleaned before and during experiences
  • Gloves are provided for anyone who wishes to wear them
  • Individuals can work on their own when attending on their own
  • Measuring of all ingredients in advance to prevent shared handling
  • All equipment is per individual guest or per pair to prevent shared handling
  • Marking out of work areas for clarity on social distancing

On the day

You're welcome to bring your own wine or beer to enjoy with the food

Many of the recipes can be adapted, please share any dietary requirements on booking

Please bring along a mask to wear when not seated

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 3 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 3 days before your experience.

About Cooking It

Cooking It is a busy cookery school in the heart of Cotham. It was founded by Monica, who loves being in the kitchen, feeding friends and family and seeing the pleasure that sharing food can bring. Growing up in Barcelona, Monica’s passion for cooking started early and she still loves making the tapas dishes that she learnt as a girl. At Cooking it they love making food and entertaining people, and with so many cooking experiences to choose from there’s something for everyone to enjoy. They welcome people of all ages and always aim to create a fun atmosphere to cook in, where you can enjoy food with friends or family and discover more about delicious recipes.

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Your host


Monica is the founder of Cooking It. She was born in Barcelona but has called Bristol home for almost 30 years. Monica grew up around food and could regularly be found in the kitchen of her grandparents’ restaurant, soaking up all the flavours and recipes - so much so she still loves making the tapas recipes she learnt as a child. She returns to Barcelona often to carry on discovering new recipes in her family’s restaurants and patisseries. When Monica isn’t sharing her cooking know-how, you’ll find her enjoying wine with friends and feeding people - often her four daughters and their friends.

How to get there

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£65 / Adult
2 hrs 30 mins
Age restriction
Rebook or cancel up to 3 days before your experience.