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Beautiful Setting for an Amazing Meal

We could not have picked a better way to spend our first night in Tavira. Mariana and her team were... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Christie M
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New York City, New York
Lovely farm-to-table family-owned inn overlooking the ocean

Taste Algarve offers wonderful cooking classes using fresh, local ingredients in a lovely setting... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Julia332_13
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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The Algarve, Portugal, may be famous for its wonderful weather and beautiful beaches, but Taste Algarve has taken it upon itself to promote and preserve the gastronomic traditions and local products of this rich region, providing tourists with...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Poco do Alamo | Monte do Álamo, Tavira 8800, Portugal
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+351 281 098 209
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We could not have picked a better way to spend our first night in Tavira. Mariana and her team were fantastic to work with - from booking to our arrival. We had so much fun cooking in their amazing kitchen, exploring the wonderful garden, and...More

Thank Christie M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Taste Algarve offers wonderful cooking classes using fresh, local ingredients in a lovely setting. You will have opportunities to go boating, relax in the charming town of Tavira, and meet interesting people from all over the world.

Thank Julia332_13
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Thanks for such a wonderful day in Tavira. The food we made together were delicious and the company of Rosario and Luis was just amazing. You inspired us a lot! On our way back home to our house we had to stop to buy a...More

1  Thank pjerikss0n
TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2018

Dear J,Thank you so much for taking your time reviewing Taste Algarve. Was a pleasure meeting you and cooking together. We are grateful for having the opportunity to share our HOME with such lovely people. We hope to meet you again soon. All the best,...More

Reviewed 4 April 2018

We visited Monte do Alamo for a team building cookery session in March. The company was delightful, the food and wine delicious and the learnings plentiful. What a wonderful business and what wonderful people.More

Thank CharlieKnowles84
TasteAlgarve, Manager at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Charlie, Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a real pleasure to host and cook with your team! It's very rewarding to share this experience with such lovely guests. We hope to meet you again! All the best from Taste Algarve...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018

We actually booked two cooking lessons with Taste Algarve. One for fish cataplana for the two of us, and then again towards the end of our stay in Tavira with our friends, and we made a bacalhau a bras, a traditional Portugese dish. Both experiences...More

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TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear Joanna, Thank you so much for taking your time to review the cooking classes you took with Taste Algarve. It was a real pleasure to host you at Monte do Álamo and share those 2 days with you and your friends and we're happy...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

We have just returned home after spending a wonderful month in Tavira and region. One of the best days of our vacation was our time spent with Luis and Rosario. From the time we met Luis at the market until we walked down the hill...More

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TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and we're very happy that you enjoyed the day you spent with us. It's a real pleasure to meet and share our "home" with people like you. We would love to hear from you when you cook...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We took the cooking class as almost a privat lession for two and were amazed by the time and the heartfelt warmth Rosario and Luis welcomed us in their homestay. Besides a great trip to the market and their organic garden, you feel like cooking...More

1  Thank jutterst
TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Jutta. Thank you so much for joining our class and taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure to host you and cook with you. Good luck with your gastronomic adventures, now with a Taste of Algarve ;) All the best from...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Positive experience from arranging the day via email to saying our goodbyes at the end of a totally inspiring and unique cooking experience. Would very much recommend this opportunity to individuals and small groups alike.

2  Thank tracey952017
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

It's so much more than just a cooking class! Luis and Rosario open up their home and warmly welcome you in. They share their knowledge of local dishes and all the produce is fresh, organic and locally sourced. Would highly recommend it!

1  Thank Rmckeown91
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This was recommended by friends and before I traveled I booked it at a birthday treat for my son. Absolutely worth every Euro. The experience in the market alone had us going back there during our month long stay in the Algarve. The time spent...More

2  Thank Harold M
TasteAlgarve, Owner at Taste Algarve - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you very much for taking your time to share your experience with Taste Algarve and for your kind words. It was a pleasure to meet you and spend this special day cooking with your family. On behalf of Taste Algarve team I will you...More

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Heather b B
13 August 2015|
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Response from TasteAlgarve | Property representative |
Hi Heather, Thank you for your contact. You can send me an email (check our contacts on our website or Facebook page: look for Taste Algarve). Let me know the dates and number of persons. Kind regards, Mariana
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Ndina1979
8 August 2015|
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Response from TasteAlgarve | Property representative |
Hi Ndina1979! Please check our website or Facebook page (look for Taste Algarve). You have our contacts there. Let me know the dates and number of persons that wish to attend the class. The next we have confirmed is a 3... More
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Ronald K
4 June 2015|
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Response from TasteAlgarve | Property representative |
Dear Ron, Thank you for your contact. Our cataplana cooking class takes place in Tavira. The activity includes a visit to the local market to buy the ingredients, the cooking class and a tasting lunch at the end, at Monte... More
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