14 of the Best Barcelona Restaurants
If you’re jetting off to the vibrant Spanish city, make the most of your time there with the best bites of the city.
To give you a helping hand while you’re gallivanting around Spain, we’ve curated a quick rundown of the best restaurants in Barcelona. From tasty tapas to fresh fish, pizza and more quirky options, find Barcelona restaurants that suit you down to a T below.
14 Top Restaurants in Barcelona to Visit
1. Flax & Kale
Usually the diet starts before a trip so you can eat all the greasy food you see. However, if you’re feeling a delicious detox that will still tantalise the tastebuds, Flax & Kale is the place for you. Perfect for vegetarians and pescatarians, this healthy eatery swerves meat and prefers to look into the nutritional values of what you consume. The décor is modern and the food is tasty AND healthy, need we say more?
Carrer de Sant Pere Més Alt, 31 | Website
If you’re looking for somewhere quirky to dine, look no further than Tickets restaurant and bar. Founded by chef Albert Adrià, you can bet a pretty penny that half the menu found at Tickets will be never before seen deliciousness to you and the girls. From fresh seafood to chef suggestions and even the option of a personalised tasting menu, this is definitely a place for a special occasion.
Av. del Paraŀlel, 164 | Website
3. The Fish and Chips Shop
Fancy fish and chips anyone? In the depths of the city, why not treat yourself to a slice of home with some tasty fish and chips in the city centre. The fish and chips shop is a trend setter in Spain and became so popular that the brand has opened it’s doors in 5 different locations. Pretty self-explanatory and unbelievably tasty, this little shop packs a flavour punch that will remind you of Britain’s beaches.
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Carrer de Rocafort, 70 | Website
If you’re looking for a photogenic breakfast or lunch spot to set you up for the day, head to Bohl for some truly Instagramable dishes. Barcelona’s best for smoothie bowls, the fresh and bright Bohl Kitchen also offers tasty porridges and power bowls to give you the energy for all the party antics you’ll get up to later in the day / into the night.
Carrer de Trafalgar, 47 | Website
5. Casa Ràfols
Did someone say tapas with a twist? Casa Ràfols on Ronda de Sant Pere is breath of fresh air amongst the more traditional Spanish eateries. This café is brimming with green plants to invite you to take a seat, and when the menu unfolds before you – let’s just say it’s hard not to be impressed! Mix and match dishes, try their tasty olives and even visit their own bakery on site for some to die for carbs.
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Ronda de Sant Pere, 74 | Website
6. Viana Barcelona
For a mid-range price place to eat, Viana Barcelona is definitely worth the euros. Situated a stroll away from the stunning Plaza Real of Barcelona, you’ll find a dainty little restaurant that will take you by surprise with it’s fancy menu. From edible flower garnishes to some of the most raved about tuna dishes in the city, if you’re a small group definitely try Viana Barcelona.
Carrer del Vidre, 7 | Website
Style elegance comes in the form of Accés restaurant and lounge bar, dubbed Barcelona’s best kept secret for it’s impressive interior. Using purple and gold hues, comfortable seating and a lounging area to enjoy before or after your meal, big groups of girls will need to book a reservation if you want to secure your place in this popular venue for the evening!
Carrer d'Aribau, 55
This cool restaurant is obviously for a special occasion, so why not treat yourselves to this three Michelin stars restaurant for your dining experience? ABaC is the most beautiful eatery in Barcelona that comprises of a relaxed outdoor area and cream-decorated dining room. Doubling as a hotel, the restaurant beneath prides itself on a half traditional and half ‘avant-garde’ menu to bring you petit food with serious taste.
Avinguda Tibidabo, 1 | Website
9. Els Pescadors
Els Pescadors has a prime spot in Barcelona for outdoor dining, with huge white umbrellas and white tables to enjoy a tasty Spanish meal at. Known for it’s extensive wine menu around the city, this venue also boasts an impressive food menu including fresh fish that’s collected from the fish markets every single day.
Plaça de Prim, 1 | Website
10. Koy Shunka
If you fancy a break from all the Spanish tapas and delicious sangria, Koy Shunka has you covered. Serving up unreal Japanese cuisine at the normal Spanish opening times (before and after the midday siesta), this eating spot is amazing for any sushi loving bridesmaids. Elegant and small sushi dishes that are garnished with dainty flowers and made with love – great for a memorable dining experience with all your budding bride’s favourite ladies.
Carrer d'en Copons, 7 | Website
11. Can Pineda
Talk about a hidden treasure, Can Pineda may look small but it’s definitely mighty when it comes to flavour and hospitality. Your group will be welcome with open arms into the yellow and navy tiled restaurant, dressed with rustic wooden chairs and cultural décor that you can peruse as you eat. Opening in 1904 as a quaint winery, this restaurant knows a thing or two about Spanish cuisine.
Carrer de Sant Joan de Malta, 55 | Website
12. The Paella Club
Could this be the best paella in Barcelona?
Okay, so technically TPC isn’t just offering you a restaurant, but the unique venue was just too good to miss out of the list! How about learning how to make your own, customised paella from scratch in the popular city of Spain? In a relaxed atmosphere, use fresh ingredients and mix up a paella dish that you can enjoy in their beautiful restaurant. Using high quality, locally-sources ingredients and friendly faces, it’s pretty hard to say no to this one girls.
Carrer del Dr. Dou, 5 | Website
13. Pizzeria Bar Ottantotto
Because Barcelona is such a tourist trap, you don’t need to be stuck eating buckets of seafood and spicy tapas if that’s just not your thing. If you’re looking for the best alternative in Barcelona, stick Pizzeria Bar Ottantotto on your list. Classic, simple and delicious pizzas created fresh for you that you can either eat under the arches of their restaurant or get delivered to your accommodation. We’re hearing “great option to kill the hangovers”!
Passatge d'Utset, 2 | Website
14. Don Kilo Restaurant
Okay, we’ll stop talking about pizza soon – but pizza guys! Don Kilo Restaurant is another absolute must if your bride to be is craving a freshly cooked pizza with a decade of experience. This modern restaurant is a great spot for younger groups who yearn for modern décor and big, bold and delicious food. At this pizzeria you won’t just find the circles of deliciousness, they also serve up killer cocktails and unmissable sides that will definitely have you leaving with a food baby.
Carrer de Girona, 133 | Website
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