The best restaurants in Barcelona

Barcelona is among the most visited European cities. Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia in Spain. It is a real cultural city and it is also one of the largest city in Spain. Every year Barcelona attracts millions of people from all over the world and it has several programs, activities and attractions to see. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and pubs in the city and in this article we will list the best ones in town.

Here you can see a list presenting some of the best and coolest and most popular restaurants in Barcelona. These might not be the list of “gourmet” and “fine-dining” restaurants, but still very popular and that indeed tells us something about the quality and the atmosphere. Check them out, and write a comment to share what you think afterwards!

Restaurante Arume

Restaurante Arume is the first one of the list. It is a really popular restaurant in Barcelona. The place serves all kind of authentic Spanish dishes. The atmosphere of the restaurant is cosy and friendly. The service at the place are quick and helpful. The Restaurante Arume offers the most delicious dishes with the best quality wines for a good price. The restaurant is open every day from 7 in the evening until 11.30 in the evening.

Restaurant Arume
Restaurant Arume

Petit Pau Restaurant

Petit Pau Restaurant is a really small but friendly restaurant in the heart of Barcelona. It offers a wide range of traditional Catalan dishes with the best matching wines. The menu is only in Catalan and the waiter, who is the owner as well translates and explains the menu for the visitors. It has a casual and cozy atmosphere. The restaurant only has 16 tables so you have to book your table before visiting. At Petit Pau Restaurant the food and wines are excellent for a reasonable price.

Petit Pau
Petit Pau


Felice is located in the heart of Barcelona and it is one of the most visited restaurants in town. It is a small and hidden restaurant with excellent service and dishes. The place offers a wide range of traditional Spanish food for a fair price. It is highly recommended on several sites. The restaurant serves tapas and all kind of Spanish wines as well. It is a perfect place for a dinner after a day of sightseeing.

Con Gracia

Con GraciaCon Gracia is also a small restaurant located in the central of Barcelona. The restaurant has great reviews on several site and it is highly recommended for everyone during a visit in Barcelona. The restaurant offers international and Spanish cuisine as well. There are two menus to choose from. The first one is the traditional menu and the second option is the chef’s surprise. Both of them is with the same number of courses for a fair price. The restaurant also offers the most delicious and matching wines to the dinner.

These are the most recommended restaurants according to the reviews on different sites but there are plenty other bars and restaurants to visit during a holiday.

If you want to know more bout restaurants in Barcelona, read around in our Barcelona Guide! If you want to find a similar list presenting the best restaurants in Rome, visit our Rome Guide!

Learn to make Spanish food in Barcelona

Learn to make Spanish foodBarcelona offers you a special way to discover the Spanish culture and its cuisine. The Barcelona cooking class let you learn how to make the most delicious and most Spanish meals such as the Spanish omelette, tapas or paella.

Discover the secrets of cooking the perfect Spanish foods in a friendly atmosphere. The cooking class is led by one of the local chefs who will teach you how to make a 4 course Spanish lunch or dinner. If you upgrade to include a guided tour you will have a tour led by one of the local guides who will show you around and give you tips to get the most out of your stay in Barcelona.

The cooking class is located in the central of Barcelona at a cooking school. The lesson begins by preparing some traditional Spanish starters such as seasonal vegetable with traditional romesco sauce or red bell pepper soup flavoured cod and saffron. After this to discover more of the Spanish cuisine you will cook some roasted veal with buttered potatoes or the traditional food the paella which is rice with seafood or other selection of meats. As dessert you will make some delicious Catalan cream or rice pudding. After making all the foods you can eat it and enjoy it with a glass wine of the best Spanish wines of the region. If you upgraded to the guided tour a tourist guide will show you around at the food market called Boqueira Market where your guide will show how to choose the perfect products for your cooking.

If you want to know more about the cooking class and would love to try yourself out, check the following site.