La Tapería is the perfect place to celebrate life, sharing tapas and drinks with friends and family, in a warm and cozy atmosphere full of urban art and select / eclectic music in the neighborhood of La Macarena; a small global and cultural neighborhood in the heart of Bogota.

La Tapería was born in Bogotá in 2009 as the consolidation of the experience acquired for more than 15 years by Peter Hoogeveen: DJ, Chef and pioneer in the tapas business in Colombia, who in mid-2005 opened in Bogotá the first restaurant of this class: Tapas a la Casa (Link to video) and later the famous and small “Tapas Macarena”.

La Tapería consolidates itself as a tapas restaurant specializing in the ritual of sharing: the varied tapas menu of contemporary and international inspiration, the robust selection of imported drinks and the warm, cultural and inclusive atmosphere full of flavors, art and music for celebrate life.


Half Dutch, half Colombian; electronic DJ, chef and restaurant entrepreneur, came to Colombia more than a decade ago to recognize his roots and decided to stay, he is also Mathias’ father.



Born in Bogotá, economist, entrepreneur and professional climber.