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Hotel Brummell

Hotel Brummell

Sleek, minimalist and with a wonderful sun deck, this is how you do boutique chic on a budget in Barcelona.

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Features

Bakken – El Barrio

Bars & Clubs

Bakken – El Barrio

It ain’t pretty but for a night of mayhem and/or an inexpensive Mexican meal, this place in Kødbyen can provide both.

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Bar Galleta

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Bar Galleta

Nothing soggy about this trendy Triball restaurant named after the good old Marie biscuit.

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The Duck and Rice

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The Duck and Rice

Chinese take-out, Alan Yau-style, at this former Soho boozer. Morsels of delight.

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WarPigs Brewpub

Bars & Clubs

WarPigs Brewpub

A trans-Atlantic union made in Kødbyen of two of the world’s best craft beer makers.

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Yurbban Trafalgar

Value hotels

Yurbban Trafalgar

Killer rooftop views of Barcelona and decor and amenities that surpass its rating. At the right price, a definite winner.

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Counter Vauxhall

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Counter Vauxhall

Finally a perfectly respectable – and plausible – reason to find yourself in Vauxhall during the day.

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Casablanca Cocktail Lounge

Bars & Clubs

Casablanca Cocktail Lounge

Even if you aren’t hunting for a brownstone castle in Brooklyn, you’d enjoy this Bed-Stuy local.

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Federal Café Gòtic

Brunch

Federal Café Gòtic

All-day breakfast, brunch and vermut just off the Ramblas at the second Federal outlet in Barcelona.

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From the city guides

New York

Porchlight Bar

Soul-warming cocktails from Danny Meyer in West Chelsea.

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Berlin

Twinpigs

No log ladies, no men from another place and no BOBs. Just cocktails and craft beer at this stylish Neukölln bar.

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New York

Baccarat Hotel

All sophisticated affluence and understated extravagance. No bling at the French crystal maker’s New York hotel.

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Paris

Honor Café

In the heart of Paris’ posh 8th but no airs and graces here. The perfect pit stop for a bite and a cup of quality joe.

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Berlin

Drei Schwestern

These days the medicine at this former Kreuzberg hospital comes in the form of hearty Bavarian food and plenty of boozy fluids.

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London

Savage Saturdays

After this East London night, you’ll never have fun again without stripper dancing poles and a car wash.

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Copenhagen

Taller

Take Venezuela’s Amazonian and Andean food traditions, add elements from new Nordic cooking and things get really interesting in Copenhagen.

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Madrid

Sala de Despiece

Too stressful to go every night but this slaughterhouse concept is a Madrid experience that you’ll want to pocket at least once.

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