Popular restaurants & hotspots

Green Spot

‘Veggie for non-veggies’ is an overused tag line but at this Barceloneta hotspot it actually does fit the bill.


Head to this poncy part of Barcelona for Xavier Pellicer’s wonderful showcase of veggies-first gastronomy.

El Cercle

In the middle of Barcelona’s tourist hell. Even so, the terrace and restaurant at this 15th century palace can be a pretty sweet plan.


This little hotspot has only amplified the pull of this foodie corner of Barcelona’s Sant Antoni district.

Hoja Santa – Niño Viejo

The Adrià brothers take on Mexican with Paco Mendéz at this one-two knockout in Barcelona.

Indochine Ly Leap

It may look like romantic theme park kitsch on steroids but the real attraction remains the delicious South East Asian food.


This chic Barcelona bistro is as easy to enjoy as the scrumptious steak sandwich it’s named after.


In Barcelona’s trendy Born district, cool Nordic looks, exquisite Spanish morsels and soon all-day drinks.

Salt Beach Club

For a Barcelona beachside drink or bite beyond the standard sangria, sand and sea breeze experience.

Tanta Barcelona

Ceviches, pisco sours and lesser known delicacies at this sleek Peruvian in Barcelona from Gastón Acurio.


Arguably the best Italian in Barcelona, good for a top notch – though not cheap – meal with a date or in the company of mates.

Montiel Espai Gastronomic

Not quite haute cuisine, but for a solid foodie meal in the Born area, it doesn’t get much better than this.

Casa Palet 1920

A gourmet deli-cum-restaurant for Barcelona foodies that scores big in the flavour department.

Casa Paloma - Confidencial Bar

Get ready to get stuffed at this trendy brasserie and lounge bar where meat is King and you can have him raw.

Boca Grande

Exciting, charming, and smoking hot: The Big Fish team once again combines seafood and cocktails at this schizophrenic Barcelona looker.


To satisfy cravings for Italian that involve neither pizza nor a Latin hottie, this Raval gem is great for either a date or a night out with friends.

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