Recommended

Restaurants and Bars

There are many great, bars, restaurants and places to go in Barcelona. Below we have some recommendations that we personally like and others that have been recommended by clients.

 

Please feel free to give us your opinion on these and other places that you might have visited.

 

Restaurants

Restaurant Moritz - Ronda de Sant Antoni 39-41 "DOWNTOWN". 934 260 050. 5 minutes walking. Lively tapas restaurant located in a beer factory. Open all day serving breakfast, lunch and dinner!

 

En Ville Restaurant – Calle Doctor Dou 14 "DOWNTOWN". 933 028 467. One of the best lunch menus in town. Where the locals go!

 

Restaurante Florida - Carrer Floridablanca 119.  "DOWNTOWN" Just in front of our building in Floridablanca. Great menu for 12.00 euros. 

 

Restaurante Disfrutar - Carrer Villarroel 163. " UPTOWN". 933 48 68 96. Gastronomic tapas from de colaborators of Ferran Adriá. 

 

Sensi Tapas - Calle Milans 4 "DOWNTOWN". 932 955 752. Hidden in the old town this restaurant serves creative tapas. Great place and music! 

 

Cervezeria Moritz  - Ronda Sant Antoni 41 "DOWNTOWN". 934 26 00 50. Just around the corner from the apartments. One of the oldest beer brands that have opened a tapas restaurant in their factory. Open all day!

 

Bar Lobo – Calle Pintor Fortuny 3 "DOWNTOWN". Nice tapas bar next to Ramblas. Always lively.

 

Tickets - Avenida Parallel 164 "DOWNTOWN". 932 924 250. Fashion tapas in association with famous chef Ferran Adria.

 

Hoja Santa - Avenida Mistral 54 "DOWNTOWN". New mexican restaurant from the brother of Ferran Adria. Online booking www.es.bcn50.org

 

Bodega 1900 - Calle Tamarit 91, "DOWNTOWN". Well know tapas restaurant, also from the brother of Ferran Adria. 933 252 659. 

 

Martinez - Miramar 38 "MONTJUIC". 931 066 052. New tapas and paella restaurant with wonderful view of Barcelona. Its outdoor so nice for lunch during the winter and all day during the summer. 

 

Xemei - Paseo de la Exposicion 85. "MONTJUIC". 935 535 140. Best Italian restaurant in Barcelona! www.xemei.es 

 

Cervezeria Catalana – Calle Mallorca 236 "UPTOWN". No reservations. One of the oldest tapas bars in Barcelona. An experience.

 

Peix Vela – Mare Nostrum 19-21 "BEACH". 932 216 317. Great restaurant on the beach next to the W hotel. Good paella and a big terrace.

 

Gallito - Next to Peix Vela "BEACH". Very nice with a big terrace as well. More laidback. 933 123 585.

 

Escriba -  Ronda Litoral 42 "BEACH". 932 210 729. Wonderful open space sea food restaurant at the beach. Great place to go Saturdays and Sundays lunch for paella.

 

Barceloneta - Moll de L'Escar 22 "BEACH". 932 212 111. Classical seafood restaurant in the port next to the beach. Good place for a quality family/friends dinner! www.restaurantbarceloneta.com

 

Botafumeiro – Gran de Gracia 81 "UPTOWN". 932 184 230. One of the oldest and best seafood restaurants in Barcelona.

 

Cheri - Enrique Granados 122 "UPTOWN". 934 16 00 57. A new and popular french inspired restaurant in a very chic avenue. Big terrace - nice people and nice food!

 

Boca Grande - Passatge Concepció 12 "UPTOWN". 934 675 149. Another chic uptown restaurant. Best to make a reservation. They also have a cool bar calle Boca Chica.

 

El Nacional - Passeig de Gracia 24, "UPTOWN". 935 185 053. New gastronomic space with 4 restaurants and different bars under one roof. Open all day from 12.00. 

 

El Japonés - Passatge Concepció 2 "UPTOWN". 934 872 592. Very good Japanes restaurant that never fails. Right next to Boca Chica if you feel like a drink afterwards.

 

Federal Café - Calle Parlament 39 "DOWNTOWN". Cool café/restaurant open all day. www.federalcafe.es. 931 873 607.

 

Bar Calders - Calle Parlament 25 " DOWTOWN". 933 299 349. Laid back tapas bar with a nice terrace only few minutes walking from the apartments. 

 

Bar Cañete - Calle Unió 17. "DOWNTOWN". 932 703 458. One of the best tapas bars in Barcelona close to Ramblas. www.barcanete.com

 

Teresa Carles; restaurant Flax & Kale - Placa Castella. 933 175 664. "DOWNTOWN" Cool healthy "flexiteriano" restaurant only a few minutes walking from the apartments. www.teresacarles.com

 

Makamaka, Beach Burger Café  - Paseo de Juan de Borbón 76 "BEACH". New café/restaurant next to the beach. Perfect place to "chill", have a beer and a hamburger!

 

Bars

Betty Ford`s – Calle Joaquin Costa 56 "DOWNTOWN". Lively and cosy bar next to the building. Frequented by a young international crowd.

 

"Numero 9" - Calle Vidriera 9 "DOWNTOWN" Great cocktail bar in El Born.

 

Dry Martini -  Calle Aribau 162-166 "UPTOWN". Widely known as one of the best cocktail bars in town. Uptown crowd.

 

Hotel Oom – Rosselló 265 "UPTOWN". 934 454 000. Lounge bar of the chic Hotel Oom. Good cocktails and a great ambiance. Great for the winter.

 

Hotel W - Placa Rosa del Vents 1 "BEACH". 93 295 28 00. Hotel W has two noteworthy attractions. The eclipse bar on the top floor which offers a great view of the city and a good party on the weekends. The best sunday party in Barcelona is at the WET bar by the pool from 19.00 and onwards.

 

CDLC - Passeig Maritim de la Barceloneta 32 "BEACH". 932 240 470. Popular restaurant and night club at the beach. International crowd.

 

BOCA CHICA - Passatge Concepció 12 "UPTOWN". 934 675 149. One of the more trendy bars in Barcelona at the moment located in a small town house.

 

Shopping

In the streets Passeig de Gracia, Rambla Catalunya and Portal d’Angel you find all the big commercial shops like Zara, Massimo Dutti, H&M, Hugo Boss, Luis Vuitton and so on.

 

In the area of Borne, Gracia and the Gothic Quarter you will find more independent designers.