Restaurants & Bars

+ Bernat

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Thirty-two years after taking over Librería Bernat in 1978, Montse decided it was time for more (hence the…

Bike club

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It’s mid-morning on Sunday as we sip cafés con leche (Cafés el Magnífico) and the first of “los…

Palo Cortao

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It’s 19:30 Saturday evening and Palo Cortao has just opened. Just. It’s retro-industrial, empty and cold. We have…

Lisboa

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Sometimes there’s a story and a half hiding just inside the swinging glass door to a typical Eixample…

Honey

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A wise Irishman, partial to community, fresh milk and friendly chat, lived on the corner of València and…

Nakashita

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Walk your new, permanent or temporary sweetheart into this sushi joint nestled near the edge of La Ribera….

Morro Fi

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With Bacchus as our witness, we will suck every last possible goddamn drop of vermut from this place…

Gopal {ENG}

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Click aquí para leer en castellano. Not vegan? Love a burger? Ex-meat-eater-turned-veg? Do you still dance the butifarra?…

Manchester Bar

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Pick your poison, Raval or Gótico, both Manchesters are golden oldies. As one reviewer writes, “Qué manía tenemos…

Ikki {ENG}

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Click aquí para leer en castellano. Ikki ditched Raval for Poble Sec. It’s for the best. Their old…

Guixot

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“We should leave now to get there before it’s completely packed,” was commonly uttered back in the day…

Filferro

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The sun is shining and the weather is sweet, yeah. And the Barcelona gold we’re pulling out of…

Can Siscu

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“Foodie” is all well and good, but someone has to filter through countless, nameless manolos not designed by…

Fogó

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If recent Eat Street hubbub has you fired up and in the mood for more quality street food…

Palo Alto

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Least cool in temperature, Palo Alto is a magical world of its own, set in an enclosed manufacturing…

Cara B

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You’re 8 years old again and oldies and classic rock songs are fresh to your ears. Twist and…

La Chana

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Ni rastro of the dark, pricey, guiri-sh cocktail bar that occupied this small locale until a little over…

Bohèmic

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Bohèmic deserves so much more than this nugget. A family-run, fine-dining establishment, our go-to in poorer moments and…

Nyam Nyam

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It has been said that the restaurant is dead. While that is surely an exaggeration, if we contemplate…

Maruya

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It seems cliché, but in Barcelona if you see Japanese people eating in a tasca japonesa, it must…

Veganoteca

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Did you know someone has been putting milk proteins into your condoms? Oliver does. He sells vegan condoms….

Never More

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From its inception as a bar, Nevermore has been as much an inspiration in upcycling truly local trastos…

Ikki {CAS}

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Click here to read in english. Ikki cambió el Raval por Poble Sec.Fue lo mejor. Su antiguo local…

L’Angolino {brunch}

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Andiamo dalla nonna • L’Angolino ofrece un brunch económico donde encontrarás la típica foccacia que prepararía una abuela italiana con ingredientes…

El 58

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Setting the scene. Pnou, the barrio in between. It is at once Barcelona’s headquarters for modern design and…

CatBar

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People who love cats this much are terrifying. Fortunately for Cat Bar, veganism, vegetarianism, massive piles of food,…

Bollocks

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    ¿Qué es Bollocks? Beer, Burgers y Rock! Birras, cocktails y cubatas rebajados antes de las 22:00h…

Nevermind

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    ¿Qué deberían saber tus clientes de tu negocio? Que hay Happy Hour todos los días hasta…

Lusitano

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Are high-backed, ornately upholstered and dark-lacquered hardwood benches somehow a Portuguese thing? I’ve yet to solve the mystery,…

Ecuasucre

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Ecuasucre refused us photographic permission so we’ve chosen this lovely lady instead. Lucky you because the interior of…

On Café

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No one is reinventing the wheel here. On Café is neither Scandinavian design innovation nor is it gastro-anything,…