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Gourmetbus

Balmes 5, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
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Don't waste your money

I took my mom on a gourmet bus tour in Barcelona, it was one of the worst tours I have been on thus... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2014
Sam G
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Vancouver, Canada
A great idea with a long way to improve

We were there last week in a business trip with 14 foreigners and me, the only local. The idea is... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2014
samGirona
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Girona
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Our Stylish Gourmet Bus is not just a New tour, but an innovative service that combines a panoramic sightseeing tour showcasing the most famous views of Barcelona one of the world’s most elegant cities with the enjoyment of an haute-cuisine dinner or lunch. All this on board a luxury coach that is unique in design and beauty, with the aesthetics of a restaurant and equipped with the very latest audiovisual technology. All of this makes it not only unique in design but unique in the world. The tasting service on board will take place at a charming picturesque location in the city and is presented by prestigious restaurateur Carles Gaig, winner of a Michelin star for the quality of his cuisine. The Gourmet Bus combines comfort and design. Its Double Decker height and glass roof allows breathtaking panoramic views over the city. It has been designed with the aesthetics of a restaurant, featuring a spacious dining area in with spacious and comfortable seating, the menu is presented form a specially designed glass fronted preparation kitchen. For the extra comfort of our diners there are separate toilets for men and women. The Gourmet Bus also allows you to enjoy the use of the latest technological innovations in the tourist sector. Every customer has their own individual iPad, with which they can check out and listen to information on the tour in the language of their choice: there are 11 different languages available. This luxury coach also has external cameras connected directly to each ipad, offering images of the route in both directions. During the tour, you will be taken care of by multilingual attendants and restaurant professionals. The panoramic tour includes Barcelona’s leading points of interest such as the, Casa Batlló, la Pedrera, Sagrada Familia, Torre Agbar, Arc de Triomf, Port Olimpic, Plaça d’Espanya & Montjuic Mountain.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible14%
30 Apr 2014
“Don't waste your money”
17 Mar 2014
“A great idea with a long way to improve”
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Balmes 5, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
El Raval
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

I took my mom on a gourmet bus tour in Barcelona, it was one of the worst tours I have been on thus far. Here's why: 1. The food tray covers half of the iPad on the smaller tables, so why have an iPad if...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2014

We were there last week in a business trip with 14 foreigners and me, the only local. The idea is great, the bus nice, staff very kind and food acceptable if you ever tried the real Gaig cooking. The worst part was the Tour, a...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Really disappointed. The food was average- I had expected better for the money and some input about the food would have been nice. Not the dining experience I had wanted as it was a special treat. The drinks were limited in choice and content. The...More

1  Thank Julie B
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JTcustomerService, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Gourmetbus, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2013

We thank you for your time taken in posting your comments on TripAdvisor regarding your recent trip with us. I'm disappointed to know you thought of the dinner as merely average, as it is provided by one of the city's leading restaurateurs, Carles Gaig (winner...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

My husband, sister and her fiancé spent a mist enjoyable evening on the Gourmet Bus. We had a lovely tour of Barcelona including all the sites and interests. We dined on Mount Jilo which made our experience even more breathtaking. Check out the pictures and...More

1  Thank Julia W
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JTcustomerService, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Gourmetbus, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2013

Thank you for taking time to send a review to Tripadvisor regarding your experience with Julia Travel. I am happy to read that we succeeded in meeting or exceeding your expectations and to know that you have given us an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment....More

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Reviewed 21 August 2013

A great experience! I wonder why this concept isn't taken up in other cities as well. Wonderful and luxurious bus, clean and nice and with a lovely, friendly personell. The food is absolutely great and the drinks are good as well, serving cava, catalanian red...More

1  Thank Ragnhild
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JTcustomerService, Guest Relations Manager at Gourmetbus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2013

Thank you so much for your constructive feedback following your experience with us. We'd love to see you again soon. Best regards,

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

The food was good, but it was'nt gourmet at all. Nice plain food, but with no hidden tastes of anything else - what you see is what you get. We got 4 different starterts ion the same plate, then one main course and at the...More

1  Thank Liz_Gilbert40
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JTcustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gourmetbus, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2013

First of all thank you for taking the time to post your review. I'm sorry you didn't like our dinner even if it is provided the prestigious restaurateur Carles Gaig, winner of a Michelin star. the menu is a tasting service so there are 4...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2013

Loved it, 3 in 1! Technology, sightseeing and food! A must to do when you are in Barcelona! Would love to repeat it again!More

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JTcustomerService, Guest Relations Manager at Gourmetbus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2013

Thank you for taking time to send a review to Tripadvisor regarding your experience with Juliá Travel. I am happy to read that we succeeded in meeting or exceeding your expectations and to know that you have given us an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment....More

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Reviewed 7 June 2013 via mobile

I walked, eyes closed and guided by my wife through the streets of Barcelona and when I opened them there was the gourmet bus - shining and fascinatig at first look and it was absolutely the best dinner I've ever had! They have an amazing...More

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JTcustomerService, Guest Relations Manager at Gourmetbus, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2013

Thank you for taking time to send a review to Tripadvisor regarding your experience with Julia Travel. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your food as you should, maybe it didn't suit your taste. The tasting service is provided by prestigious restaurateur Carles Gaig, winner of...More

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Mizo1988
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Dear Sir, I a sorry to inform you that after running two years in Barcelona and delighted more than 7.000 clients, our Gourmet Bus stopped its operations in this city to start a new an amazing adventure in Dubai were it will... More
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