Barcelona is Spain’s most cosmopolitan city, one of the Mediterranean’s busiest ports and also the capital of Catalonia, a region with its own language, character and history and excellent traditional cuisine.

This vibrant city between the Montserrat mountain range and sandy beaches, offers visitors a multitude of options to pass their time here. Whether to visit the museums or markets, go to top class restaurants or little Catalan bars, take in Barcelona’s artistic architecture, there is so much to see and do here you will want to come back for more.



El Celler de Can Roca boasts 3 Michelin stars and has been voted the world’s best restaurant. The three Roca brothers Joan (head chef), Josep (sommelier) and Jordi (patissier) serve traditional Catalan food, but through molecular gastronomy techniques and truly unique presentation their creations ensure that El Celler de Can Roca excels.

Awarded with a well deserved Michelin star, Hisop serves creative contemporary Catalan cuisine, using only seasonal fresh local produce. Hisop works with strictly seasonal products and aims to preserve the flavours of traditional and classic recipes, whilst creating innovative singular dishes.

Cal Pep‘s reputation as one of Barcelona’s top tapas inspired restaurants is well-deserved for their light, exquisite and extremely varied authentic Mediterranean dishes.

The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria

The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, often simply referred to as La Boqueria, is Europe’s biggest food market in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona and one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, with a long and colourful history.


Hotel DO: Plaça Reial is the first gastronomic boutique hotel in the historic centre of Barcelona. Located in a renovated building that dates back to 1856, this five star hotel has a total of 18 luxury rooms, most of them with views over the Plaza Real. Expect exclusivity, design, comfort, excellent food and drink, and personal service.

Hotel DO

Castro Exclusive Residences believes in excellence and aims to provide you with a memorable stay, infused with the essence and charm of Barcelona. To this they have created spaces whose design inspire serenity and relaxation. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guestrooms also feature kitchens, complimentary wireless Internet access, and washers/dryers. In addition to 2 indoor swimming pools, castro Exclusive Residences SPA Sagrada Familia features a restaurant, a full-service spa, and massage/treatment rooms.


Bar Mut is a hip, small and elegant tavern, frequented by a well-dressed clientele, in an upmarket business area. House manager Kim Díaz has made this place a major hot spot, unique. It’s more a wine bar than a tapas bar, but the tapas are good: octopus risotto, cannelloni with truffles, cold cuts and sausage, cheese. The place is tiny, but vivacious. Meals served until 1am. Tip: visit their website and watch the video about Bar Mut, it’s brilliant!

Bar Mut

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Important information


Tourist Information spain.info

Emergency number: 112

Ambulance number: 061

Country code: +34

Currency: Euro


Tourist information www.barcelonaturisme.com

Tourist Office: Passatge de la Concepció, 7-9, 08008 Barcelona
00 34 093 368 9700

Area code: (0)93


Barcelona International Airport www.barcelona-airport.com
El Prat del Llobregat


Public transport www.tmb.net


Barnataxi 093 3 581 111
Fonotaxi 093 3 001 100
Ràdio Taxi 093 3 033 033
Servi-Taxi 093 3 300 300

Emergency numbers:

Ambulance 0933 002 020
Police Stations in Barcelona 0932 903 000
Duty pharmacies 0934 810 060


Indochine Ly Leap

Type of Cuisine: International
Top class Asian cuisine; Thai, Vietnamese, Cambodian in a tranquil but magical setting with cushioned wooden tables surrounded by a myriad of plants and fish swimming past. The delicious menu includes: Tom Yun or bitterspicy soup with king prawns, chili, lime leaves, risotto with cilantro and Thai basil, langoustine in filo pastry and aromatic herbs.

C. Muntaner, 82 Barcelona
00 34 93 451 17 96

El Celler de Can Roca

Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
El Celler de Can Roca boasts 3 Michelin stars and has been voted the world’s best restaurant. This top class restaurant, run by the three Roca brothers Joan (head chef), Josep (sommelier) and Jordi (patissier), was opened in 1986, originally next to the already existing family restaurant Can Roca, but later moved to a brand new building. is located in Girona – at only one hour north of Barcelona. The cuisine served by the restaurant is traditional Catalan, but through molecular gastronomy techniques and truly unique presentation El Celler de Can Roca excels.

C/ de Can Sunyer, 48, 17007 Gerona
00 34 972 22 21 57

Dos Palillos

Type of Cuisine: International
Albert Raurich, former chef de cuisine at the world famous El Bulli, currently considered the best restaurant in the world, presents Dos Palillos Barcelona restaurant. Dos Palillos offers authentic Asian dishes served in the Spanish tapas style. This restaurant has an Asian style bar and an open kitchen, in which the cooks serve the food, and fernando amat together with jordi tió knew how to turn it into two, seeing the kitsch side of eating tapas, so they created the typically local tapas bar.

Carrer d’Elisabets, 9 08001 Barcelona
00 34 933 04 05 13


Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Michelin starred restaurant Manairó’s Chef Jordi Herrera applies skilled techniques to a self-styled ‘cooking with fire’ using blow torches, high voltage lamps, a drill, and a naked flame. Herrera recreates traditional dishes such as trotter with a cap i pota (head and innards) of crayfish in exciting new ways.

Carrer de la Diputació, 424 08013 Barcelona
00 34 932 31 00 57

Koy Shunka

Type of Cuisine: International
Koy Shunka offers MediterrAsian cuisine and Asian chef Hiddeki ensures the quality of raw ingredients so expect fresh fish on rice, flamed salmon and crayfish. The dining room is beautiful, all dark grey slate and polished wood, but you should sit at the counter to watch the chef work his magic and create beautiful plates of stone-seared prawns and peas, hake cheek and shiso tempura.

Copons, 7 08002 Barcelona
00 34 934 12 79 39

Cinc Sentits

Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Cinc Sentits is one of Barcelona’s best restaurants, having earned a Michelin star with its modern Catalan by chef Jordi Artal. The minimal decor provides a great frame to his elegant, new wave cooking based on local, mostly organic and wild ingredients. Dishes such as Catalan caviar with smoked sturgeon and poached quail’s egg, tomato sorbet with garlic “bubbles”, and chocolate mousse with arbequina olive oil ice cream and roast macadamias form the foundation of the regularly changing tasting menu.

Carrer d’Aribau, 58 08011 Barcelona
00 34 933 23 94 90


Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Awarded with a Michelin Star, Caelis Restaurant at Hotel Palace Barcelona occupies a contemporary, elegant dining room and specialises in high quality French cuisine. Chef Romain Fornell’s menu is based on the creative principles or signature cuisine. A Mediterranean representative of haute cuisine, he creates dreamlike experiences with each one of his dishes.

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 668 08010 Barcelona
00 34 935 10 11 30


Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Neichel Restaurant, by top chef Jean-Louis Neichel, is an internationally renowned and prestigious establishment, with one of the most refined menus in all of Barcelona. It has earned a Michelin star, and it is the only Relais Gourmand – Relais Chateaux restaurant in the city. In the Neichel Restaurant, you will find delicious Mediterranean and fresh market cuisine and can chose from a menu full of suggestions or set menus, such as the prestige menu or larger sampler menu, which allows you to try a larger number of dishes, including:

Carrer de Beltrán i Rózpide, 1-5 (former Avda. Pedralbes) 08034 Barcelona
00 34 932 03 84 08

Flash Flash

Type of Cuisine: Trendy
Flash Flash dates back to the 70′s, sporting an eye-catching black and white interior and a fun ambiance. This restaurant’s specialty is tortilla prepared in various ways including a delicious truffle and cheese or chorizo tortilla. They also serve top notch burgers and salads. With a cool and informal atmosphere this ‘Tortilleria’ attracts a classy mixed crowd.

Carrer de la Granada del Penedès, 25, 08006 Barcelona
00 34 932 37 09 90


Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Family Gaig has owned the ‘Taberna d’en Gaig’ since 1869 has renovated their traditional restaurant in 1989 to become Restaurant Gaig. Today’s Gaig may be in a different location and sport a Michelin-star, but it stays true to its tavern-roots, still preparing traditional classics today according to Carles Gaig’s mother and great grandmother’s recipes. Carles visits the Boqueria food market daily to choose his produce personally.

Aragó, 214 (Aribau corner)
00 34 93 429 10 17


Type of Cuisine: International
Architect Javier Navarro Alemany is the owner/chef of this unusual and very cosmopolitan bistro named Me (mother in Vietnamese) together with his former Vietnamese student named Thang Pham. The dining room is decorated by Alemany himself and very charming. The menu features tempura of soft-shell crab, groper steamed in banana skin, and Vietnamese salad with green papaya. Alemany is a welcoming host, knowing many of his guests by name. Great friendly service, unpretentious and cheerful atmosphere.

Carrer de París, 162 08036 Barcelona
00 34 934 194 933


Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Restaurante Lasarte at the Hotel Condes sports two Michelin stars. Chef Martín Berasategui’s gastronomic vision for Barcelona. The main characteristics of the restaurant are its elegance and intimacy and Gaudí inspired murals. It only seats 30 diners between its bright main dining room and a second versatile dining room which can be reserved. Located in the centre of the city, Lasarte is a peaceful oasis where your five senses can enjoy dishes prepared with the very best produce and the desire to strive for excellence in conveying the passion for a job well done with every dish.

Carrer de Mallorca, 259, 08008 Barcelona
00 34 934 45 32 42


Type of Cuisine: Traditional
Hisop serves creative contemporary catalan cuisine, using fresh local produce, preserving the flavours of traditional and classic recipes, working with ingredients from new points of view, searching for contrast, subtleties, nuances, and adding new elements to provide singularity to the dishes. Hisop works with strictly seasonal products which means the menu changes regularly four times per year. They also make small weekly adjustments, according to the short season of some ingredients.

PJ Marimon 9, 08021 Barcelona
00 34 932 41 32 33

Comerç, 24

Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Another Michelin-starred restaurant where chef Carles Abellan creates luxury-tapas. Having trained with Ferran Adrià at El Bulli which is evident in his unique and creative excellent cuisine. Carles Abellan’s aim with Comerç 24 has been to remove the aura of sacredness from high cuisine and to offer his cooking in a contemporary setting at reasonable prices, without sacrificing his abiding creativity or the excellence of his ingredients.

Carrer Comerç, 24, Barcelona
00 34 93 319 21 02

Can Ravell

Type of Cuisine: Traditional
In 1929 a little grocery shop was opened as Can Ravell. Today this shop is a charcuterie and delicatessen with products from all over the world which you can taste here at the premises with a large menu and a wine list with many national and international wines. Can Ravell also provides delicious prepared food to take home. The preparation of these meals is very simple and the result is amazing.

Aragó, 313, 08009 Barcelona
00 34 934 57 51 14

Cal Xim

Type of Cuisine: Traditional
Cal Xim’s menu is based on the Catalan culinary tradition and the grill. Especially the grill has been popular here since the restaurant’s opening in 2008. The Amigo brothers who run Cal Xim are well known in Barcelona. They have another great restaurant, San Pau d’Ordal, 64 kilometers out of town which gets many weekend visitors from the city. On the menu: hen’s egg on a bed of smoky mashed potatoes, and lightly fried duck’s liver with apples.

Carrer de Girona, 145 Barcelona
00 34 93 459 20 30

Cal l’Isidre

Type of Cuisine: International
Ca l’Isidre is a family owned restaurant, where traditional Mediterranean cuisine with contemporary touches is served and special attention is paid to seasonal products. The restaurant opened in 1970 at the Raval quarter, at a little premises which used to be a dairy shop. In 1997, a little extension took place in order to adjust the kitchen, adapting it to the new technological needs, but keeping the intimate character and the special care for the decoration that has always characterized this cosy restaurant.

Carrer de les Flors, 12, 08001 Barcelona
00 34 934 41 11 39

Torre d’Alta Mar

Type of Cuisine: Fine dining
This gastronomic restaurant is situated on the old port cable´s tower, designed and built by Carles Buigas in 1929, for Barcelona´s Universal Exhibition. You enter this fine dining establishment by private high-tech glass elevator to enjoy the panoramic views and delightful menu which offers local fresh prawn risotto, wild sea bass ‘donostiarra’ style, as well as simple but perfectly grilled sirloin veal and beef steak tartare.

Passeig de Joan de Borbó, 88, 08023 Barcelona
00 34 932 21 00 07


Type of Cuisine: Haute cuisine
Gastronomic restaurant overseen by El Celler de Can Roca (N0 1 on ‘World’s Best Restaurant’ list) and managed by chef Felip Llufriu Moo offers a special twist on catalan cooking. This award-wining one Michelin star restaurant offers a choice of counter and table seating. At the stylish counter head chef Felip Llufriu and his team prepare modern catalan traditional before your eyes. In addition to the main menu, Moo excites with two tasting menus with matching wines: Joan Roca menu and The Classics menu.

Carrer del Rosselló, 267, 08008 Barcelona
00 34 934 45 40 00


Castro Exclusive Residences****

Castro Exclusive Residences believes in excellence and aims to provide you with a memorable stay, infused with the essence and charm of Barcelona. To this they have created spaces whose design inspire serenity and relaxation. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guestrooms also feature kitchens, complimentary wireless Internet access, and washers/dryers. In addition to 2 indoor swimming pools, castro Exclusive Residences SPA Sagrada Familia features a restaurant, a full-service spa, and massage/treatment rooms.

Carrer de Provença, 414 08025 Barcelona
00 34 932 81 29 05

Arai**** Apart Hotel

Four-star superior boutique Apart Hotel located in Barcelona’s historic center in the heart of the Gothic Quarter inside the triangle formed by Las Ramblas, the Cathedral and Barcelona’s Port. Purchased in 2012 by Derby Hotels Collection, this renovated former eighteenth-century palace completely preserves the character and beauty of its original architecture. The Apart Hotel boasts a meeting room, terrace, swimming pool, solarium, gym and sauna in addition to its 31 exclusive rooms that provide a sense of elegance and comfort through down to the smallest details.

Avinyó, 30, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 203 950


The Sixtytwo Hotel Barcelona is the perfect hotel for those who enjoy the finer things in life and who appreciate privacy and personalised service. The Sixtytwo is an authentic boutique hotel where design and modernism harmonise perfectly. Located between Gaudi’s Casa Batlló and La Pedrera, The Sixtytwo has preserved its 1897 modernist façade and interiors and coupled them with designer furnishings. At The Sixtytwo, all guests enjoy complimentary internet access. The Sixtytwo Cocktail Lounge, with its peaceful and cosmopolitan ambience, is a meeting point for those in search of an extended wine list and a varied gin & tonic selection.

Passeig de Gràcia, 62 08007 Barcelona
00 34 932 72 41 80

Petit Palace Opera Garden****

The Petit Palace Opera Garden Hotel is a unique hotel in the centre of Barcelona, between las Ramblas and La Boquería, specially designed for families, business and couples: it hides an indoor garden with ancient trees where you can fully enjoy Barcelona’s great weather and atmosphere. This hotel nearby la Boquería has family rooms, iPads, free wifi, pets admittance and endless personal services at the best price. Refurbished in February 2013.

Carrer Boqueria, 10 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 02 00 92

Hotel DO Reial*****

In the heart of Barcelona, in one of the most historic squares in the city, the Hotel DO: Plaça Reial is a unique gastronomic boutique hotel. Located in a historic building that dates from 1856 and was completely renovated in 2011, this 5-star GL hotel has a total of 18 luxury rooms, most of them with views over the Plaza Real. Exclusivity, design, comfort, excellent food and drink, and personal service make the Hotel DO: Plaça Reial the first gastronomic boutique hotel in the historic centre of Barcelona.

Plaça Reial, 1 08002 Barcelona
00 34 934 81 36 66

Hotel Grums****

Hotel Grums is charming, modern and cosmopolitan, involved in culture, arts and the most cultural and representing movements of Barcelona. The Hotel lies in a privileged location, surrounded by a wide offer of leisure, theatre and first-class gastronomy locals. The hotel offers personal care and a wide range of services which will turn your stay in a 5-sense experience. You can relax in our Wellness Espai Zero, enjoy the Mediterranean climate in our solarium terrace El Cel or get surprised at Muy Bar with one of our cocktails.

Carrer de Palaudȧries, 26 08004 Barcelona
00 34 934 42 06 66

Hotel Arts*****

Discover a luxury hotel on the Mediterranean in one of Europe’s most dynamic cities. A blissful retreat, cultural hub, meeting space and fine dining destination rolled into one. A place where exceptional service comes as standard, and every guest is made to feel part of the family. Hotel Arts Barcelona offers six restaurants and bars serving from informal breakfasts to exceptional cuisine with two Michelin star.

Carrer de la Marina, 19 08005 Barcelona
00 34 932 21 10 00

Hotel Omm*****

Hotel Omm, in the heart of Barcelona’s Paseo de Gracia, is a design hotel which is a meeting point that puts the city and its people within reach. It’s about innovation, design, modernity, cuisine, entertainment, comfort and luxury. This is a vibrant hotel whose philosophy focuses on taking care of details, pampering their clients and creating quality and cozy spaces with great design without sacrificing personality. Don’t miss MOO, the hotel’s fantastic Michelin-starred haute cuisine restaurant.

Carrer Rosselló, 265 08008 Barcelona
00 34 934 45 40 00


The Design Hotel Murmuri Barcelona is located in a fine Modernist building decorated with plant friezes, and has been decorated by the British interior designer Kelly Hoppen. The 53 rooms and 2 suites of Hotel Murmuri 4* are evenly spread over 5 floors. The corridors are warmly illuminated in a gently and timely manner. The elegant decoration of our rooms and suites create a tremendous feeling of comfort thanks to Kelly Hoppen’s work. The restaurant mixes Mediterranean flavors and Thai influences and the Marfil cocktail bar revives the glamour of yesteryear.

Rambla de Catalunya, 104 08008 Barcelona
00 34 935 500 600

Hotel Neri****

This chic and exclusive hotel, located in the heart of the old Jewish quarter, Hotel Neri Relais & Châteaux is set in two historical and aristocratic houses, being one of them a medieval palace from the XII century. The building’s original period charm has been preserved and enhanced by the hotel’s sophisticated interior design. Its design blends with relaxing music and sensual aromas to create a unique setting in this ancient area of central Barcelona. Hotel Neri lies just a short distance from the bustling Las Ramblas, la Boqueria market, the Picasso museum.

Carrer Sant Sever, 5, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 04 06 55

987 Barcelona hotel****

In spite of its innovative concept and avant-garde design, the 987 Barcelona Hotel 4 star still maintains the warmth and tranquillity so often sought by hotel guests. Listed as part of the city’s heritage, the façade of this hotel contrasts sharply with the modern interior design. The interior is modern and colourful, reflecting light to the interior with a sense of familiarity, due to the elegant furniture and wooden floors. All rooms have heating and air-conditioning systems, TFT screens with satellite TV, mini-bar, free wireless Internet connection. Located in the city centre next to Paseo de Gracia.

Carrer de Mallorca, 288, 08037 Barcelona
00 34 934 76 33 96

Palace Hotel Barcelona*****

El Palace Hotel has been totally refurbished and opened again in late 2009 as a renovated grand luxury hotel having preserved the classic spirit that has always characterized this luxury property. First opened in 1919 with a neo-classical façade and grand public areas, considered Barcelona’s most distinguished iconic hotel for over 90 years, the hotel reopened with 125 new luxury rooms, 42 of them being Suites and Junior Suites. The Caelis Restaurant, awarded with a Michelin Star is part of El Palace, with a full offer of top-class cuisine.

Gran Via Corts Catalanes, 668 08010 Barcelona
00 34 935 10 11 30

Mandarin Oriental*****

Fusing high style with classic luxury, Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona enjoys a stunning setting in the heart of the city. With chic contemporary interiors, a choice of enticing indoor and outdoor space, exquisite dining and one of the best spas in the Catalan capital, staying here is an extraordinary hotel experience. With interiors by leading Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola, the 120 rooms and suites are among the most luxurious in Barcelona. The bar and restaurants exude enviable style and the highly acclaimed spa offers a wide range of holistic treatments and therapies.

Passeig de Gràcia, 38-40 Barcelona
00 34 93 151 88 88

Suites Avenue****

Suites Avenue Luxe offers a new concept of accommodation in Barcelona. A recently-constructed avant-garde building with 41 luxury tourist apartments, fully-equipped spaces for comfortable medium to long-term stays. Personalized attention and an unsurpassable range of exclusive services are available: gym, sauna, exterior swimming pools, communal terrace, function rooms, parking and a museum that showcases unique pieces of Hindu and Buddhist art.

Passeig de Gràcia, 83 08008 Barcelona
00 34 934 87 41 59


The Hotel Bagués is a small 5-star boutique hotel located on Las Ramblas in Barcelona’s most famous neighborhood: the Gothic Quarter. An elegant and sophisticated museum hotel, occupying the premises of the historic El Regulador palace, ideal for guests seeking a first-class stay with exquisite personalized service in the heart of the city’s most famous cultural and commercial district. The hotel boasts 31 rooms and luxurious suites, a terrace with views of the city, outdoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, function room and event venues, in addition to the Bistro Restaurant, Cocktail Bar and a Museum and Function Room that showcases unique pieces from the Masriera jewelry collection.

La Rambla, 105, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 66 88 00

Casa Fuster*****

Without a doubt Hotel Casa Fuster is the most emblematic property of the Hoteles Center chain. Located in the heart of Barcelona it is the jewel in the crown of famous Catalan architect Lluís Domenech i Montaner, simbolizing the spirit of modernism in its most utmost splendour. The hotel holds a 5 star luxury grand monument rating and offers superior and meticulous attention to every last detail; ideal for both business and leisure travelers. The building has been restored to perfection while being converted into an establishment of great luxury for the city of Barcelona, It´s one of the five selected hotels by The Leading Hotels of the World for offering its guests unmatched luxury service.

Paseo de Gracia, 132, 08008 Barcelona
00 34 932 55 30 00


Club Astoria

With some of the best events upscale Club Astoria has become a local reference for parties and celebrations in Barcelona. Club Astoria is one of the biggest and most beautifully decorated clubs in Barcelona, welcoming the more well-heeled crowd in Barcelona as well as celebrities from all over the world. The club is housed in a converted 1950s cinema making the projections spectacular. There are two floors, three bars and an elegant vip area. Famous DJ’s and Barcelona’s hottest music.

Carrer de París, 193 08036 Barcelona
00 34 934 14 47 99

Sutton Club

Sutton is one of the most exclusive clubs of Barcelona, located in the uptown area, and has received plenty of celebrities. The crowd is fashionable and glamorous, rich and beautiful. Sutton has 2 VIP areas, Priveé Grey Goose and Priveé Moet Chandon, 5 main areas, a large concert stage and spacious dance floor. Its amazing ambience has made Sutton a very desirable late night destination.


Calle Tuset 13, 08006, Barcelona
00 34 934 14 42 17


Shôko is a stylish restaurant and club rolled into one, beautifully located on the beach, offering long fun Barcelona nights extending until dawn with the best musical styles from international DJs like Rawliquor DJs, Dj D-Wayne, Sebastian Gamboa and residents Tony Storella, Mully Dj, Dj Papis. Shôko nights are famous for their originality and theme parties, which has made it the official location of the best Afterparty’ concert (Madonna, Elton John, Lady Gaga) major events (Bread & Butter, 080 fashion, Ed Hardy) premiere national and international films.

Passeig Marítim Barceloneta, 36, 08003 Barcelona
00 34 932 25 92 00

Bling Bling

Bling Bling is a stunning high-end night club in Barcelona’s upper and most exclusive area with a smart interior using glass and light to create a stylish and minimalistic décor. The walls of the club are used in a light show in a spectacular way. The music is a good mix of popoular house and hiphop dance styles to suit all tastes and dancers on raised platforms get the crowd moving.

Carrer Tuset, 8 08006 Barcelona
00 34 934 14 63 62

CDLC Barcelona

CDLC: “The atmosphere created when mixing the best music, the chicest people and excellent champagne can only be lived in our club.” This chic exotic restaurant, beach club and bar lounge offers many different experiences. The Bali Lounge beds are private spaces to relax and receive the maximum attention at day as well as at night, while enjoying food and drinks or simply the atmosphere. The terrace: Relax for a while in open air in our Terraza Lounge, letting your sight and hearing senses enjoy also the presence of the sea. The Moroccan tables gather the most sensual details of Morocco’s interior design.

Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 32 08003 Barcelona
00 34 932 24 04 70

Opium Mar

Opium is located in an exceptional location, next to Hotel Arts and the beach of Barcelona. This versatile space offers a restaurant with seaside terrace and excellent club to continue the night after dinner. The spectacular location, top quality service and cuisine, together with its innovative and cool design make Opium one of the most sought after going-out venues in the city. Frequented by the glamorous and beautiful crowd of Barcelona, this club attracts many international celebrities as well.

Passeig Marítim de la Barceloneta, 34 08005 Barcelona
00 34 902 26 74 86


Moog is one of the most successful electronic music clubs in Spain attracting many fans of this cutting-edge genre from all around Europe. However, Moog’s reputation as a quality night club fills its dance floor with a mixed crowd practically every weekend and most weekdays, a crowd who are not necessarily techno experts but do appreciate a club that plays quality dance music. From Monday to Sunday, from midnight until dawn, 365 days a year. Moog offers a monthly programme full of prestigious artists within the electronic music genres like house, drum’n’bass, electro trash, trance or classic techno.

Calle del Arco del Teatro, 3, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 19 17 89

Bar Mut

Hip, small and elegant tavern, frequented by a well-dressed clientele, in an upmarket business area. House manager Kim Díaz has made this place a major hot spot, unique. It’s more a wine bar than a tapas bar, but the tapas are good: octopus risotto, cannelloni with truffles, cold cuts and sausage, cheese. The place is tiny, but vivacious. Meals served daily 1pm to 1am.

Calle Pau Claris, 192, 08037 Barcelona
00 34 932 17 43 38


Razzmatazz for hundreds of clubbers, lovers of the floor friendly pop-rock from all the peninsula. Here, you’’ll be able to enjoy the best indie-pop, new wave, nu-rave or electro-rock and the best live sets imaginable in a club session. Artists such as Artic Monkeys, Foals, Bloc Party, Soulwax, Chk Chk Chk, The 1975, Two Door Cinema Club, Yelle, Calvin Harris, Late of The Pier, Midnight Juggernauts, Off Montreal, Delorean, Delphic or Passion Pit, have stepped onto the club’s stage and transformed it into a must-eperience of the Barcelona night scene.


Almogavers, 122/Pamplona, 88 1er piso, 08018 Barcelona
00 34 93 320 82 00

Boadas Cocktails

The oldest cocktail bar in town: Not many places will take you back in time like Boadas Cocktails. In an ever changing Ramblas, one place remains cozy and welcoming and that is “Boadas” on the corner of the Ramblas with Tallers street. This emblematic Barcelona bar must visit.

Carrer dels Tallers, 1, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 18 95 92


El Corte Inglés

El Corte Inglés Department Store is a Spanish institution and famous for stocking almost everything, in short; a shopper’s paradise. With many stores throughout Barcelona, the one in Plaza Cataluña remains the largest. Spain’s foremost department store chain offers anything from the latest fashion and accessories, the best designers, the most prestigious Spanish and international brands, to the big names in perfumery and cosmetics, jewellery and watches, homeware, groceries, electronics, photography, music, books, toys, souvenirs and more.

Plaza de Cataluña, 14, Barcelona
00 34 902 22 44 11

Mercat de la Boqueria

The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, often simply referred to as La Boqueria, is Europe’s biggest food market in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona and one of the city’s foremost tourist landmarks, with a long and colourful history. The Boqueria market dates back to 1217, when tables were installed near the old city gate to sell meat. Today’s market has an enormously diverse selection of produce and is a true delight for all the senses, with its display of bright colours, elaborate mounds of fruit and vegetables, assortments of herbs and spices, fresh juices, sweets, fresh cuts of meat and fish and so on.

Rambla, 91 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 18 20 17

Vila Viniteca

Vila Viniteca is Joaquim Vila’s famous wine store which also offers oils, preserves, cheeses and Iberian ham, all of the finest quality. The Vila family started out with a grocery store on Agullers Street in 1932. Now, alongside the original deli, the Viniteca stocks over 7500 different wines and cavas in their adjacent locale, making it one of Barcelona’s leading specialist vinotecas. All of Vila Viniteca’s products can be eaten in-store at one of the handful of tables, and washed down with fine wines from Catalonia, Spain and the rest of the world.

Carrer Agullers, 7 08003 Barcelona
00 34 902 32 77 77

Cereria Subirà

This centuries-old candle store in business since 1761 offers a wide range of candles in all shapes and sizes at affordable prices with tapers shaped like mountains, like mushrooms, even like Mickey Mouse. Supplier to the clergy since 1761, this pious church-candle factory yielded to the temptations of frivolous interior decoration in the 1950s. Some of the items in this Neoclassical shop dating from 1847 are hand-finished with pincers, such as the pinzadas, sculpted baptismal candles.

Baixada de la Llibreteria, 7, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 15 26 06

La Manual Alpargatera

The Manual Alpargatera started as espadrille workshop just after the civil war (40′s) combining an ancient craft tradition with cutting-edge trends in fashion of that time, leading to a new alternative in the accessories industry. This is Barcelona’s most famous espadrille shop, where you can find any kind of espadrille possible. It features Michael Douglas, Jack Nicholson, Jeanne Moreau, and Penelope Cruz among its customers.

Carrer Avinyó, 7, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 01 01 72

Oriol Balaguer

Oriol Balaguer, The best Pastry Chef of Barcelona has been distinguished by many awards, pastry lovers know him as well as they do Pierre Hermé or Jean-Paul Hévin, and he has also conquered Japan. Balaguer’s creations include his incredible desserts-Xocosal, Yuzu, or Paradigma, with 70% cacao in seven varieties from soft to crunchy and during Easter he issues a collection of wonderful artistic eggs.

Plaça Sant Gregori Taumaturg, 2 Barcelona

Casa Munich

Emblematic footwear company founded in 1939 by the Berneda family in Barcelona, Munich positioned itself among the most important manufacturers of sports shoes during the ’70s. Among these were the ’Made in Barcelona’ footwear, which rose to international fame thanks to its characteristic X logo. The Munich shop is intended to reflect the label’s core values: tradition, design, comfort and warmth. This Born location is the from the Catalan firm’s first store and bids a great variety of their most exclusive models.

Carrer Antic de Sant Joan, 4, 08003 Barcelona
00 34 933 19 96 08


Tealosophy, run by Inés Berton, is a nice little boutique of quality teas, hidden in a small alley in Gràcia, close to the architectural gem Casa Fuster. The store is especially known for its unique blends; you can choose between 70 varieties of tea made of ingredients that are collected from all around the world such as clementines and bergamot from Northern Italy, lavender from Southern France and spice and vanilla from Madagascar and Burma. Apart from a wide variety of quality teas, Tealosophy also sells beautiful little porcelain teapots and other tea ware, tea music and books on the history of tea.

Carrer de Bonavista, 3, 08012 Barcelona
00 34 934 15 48 97

Herboristeria del Rei

One of the oldest shops in Barcelona, opened in 1823, Herboristeria del Rei is the first herbalist in Barcelona and Catalonia. The venue was renovated in 1857 under the patronage of Queen Isabel II. There is a gallery with oil paintings, somewhat faded through time, the shop has drawers with miniature landscapes in water-colour and the ceiling is painted glass. At the center of the shop is a marble fountain. You can find all kinds of herbs, spices and medicinal plants here as well as fragrant soaps to massage oils. Interesting note: Film director Tom Tykwer shot scenes of ‘Perfume: The Story of a Murderer’ here.

Carrer del Vidre, 1, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 933 18 05 12


Charming pastry shop-tearoom known throughout the city for its excellent cakes by Christian Escribà and its unusual and very beautiful modernista décor. House specialties include the snecken, brioches with candied fruit, and marzipan, or the rambla, an orange and chocolate cake. The parent shop on Gran Vía has delightful rolled sandwiches of white bread with fresh sardines and celery, or smoked salmon and capers, along with farm bread, cakes, and all kinds of specialty sweets.

La Rambla, 83 Barcelona
0034 933 01 60 27

Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 546 Barcelona
00 34 934 54 75 35


Sagrada Familia

This Roman Catholic basilica, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí is a Barcelona landmark. Antoni Gaudí is a famous New Catalan or Modernist architect who created amazing fantastical buildings, sculptures and other structures. Construction of the basilica began in 1882 and since Gaudí’s death in 1926 other architects have continued the work however the church has not yet been completed. Nevertheless it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a must-visit when you come to Barcelona.

Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona
00 34 935 13 20 60

Museu de Ceràmica

Founded in 1966, the Museu de Ceràmica de Barcelona collection contains some of the most important Spanish ceramic works which stand out for their originality and artistic value. This ceramic heritage is the result of the careful preservation of archeological remains, and collections from civilians. It includes medieval pieces from the Almohade period, Mudejar productions from Aragon, Catalonia and Valencia, the hispano-moorish pottery of Paterna and Manises, the dishware and polichromic tiles of the Golden Age, specimens of the Rococco era of Alcora and creations by contemporary artists.

Pl. de les Glòries Catalanes, 37-38
(Edifici Disseny Hub Barcelona) 08018 Barcelona
00 34 93 256 68 00

Park Güell, Antoni Gaudí

Park Güell is one of Barcelona’s most visited and famous sites. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914 and is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Works of Antoni Gaudí”. Located in the city of Barcelona, the ​​Park Guell is one of the most beautiful icons of the city. This magical work of Antoni Gaudi on El Carmel hill which has wonderful views of the city, has made this park some kind of modern day fairy tale. Gaudi’s mosaic-covered benches are known around the globe, especially the long bench in the form of a sea serpent on the main terrace.

Carrer d’Olot, s/n, 08024 Barcelona
00 34 902 20 03 02

La Central del Raval

La Central del Raval was founded in Barcelona in 1995 with the aim of a unique library in the former chapel of an 18th-century hospice. Among the 100,000 volumes on hand, there is a wide and excellent selection of works in Catalan and Spanish, with the occasional French or English translation, along with a large selection of foreign-language books. The bibliographic selection, provides a rich and diverse background specializing in the field of Humanities. Equally, special attention is paid to the international editions, so that the library is an information source for every reader.

Carrer d’Elisabets, 6 08001 Barcelona
Tel 00 34 902 88 49 90

Museu de la Xocolata

The Chocolate Museum is a dynamic facility promoted by the Barcelona Provincial Confectionery Guild and located in the former Sant Agustí monastery. It provides a journey through the origins of chocolate, its arrival in Europe, its medicinal properties and nutritional value, relating tradition with the future and forming part of our collective imagination. The Chocolate Museum is located in a historic building that already had a relationship with chocolate: in the 18th century the Bourbon army was a fanatical consumer of chocolate and chocolate was present on the menus of the 18th-century military academies.


Carrer Comerç, 36, 08003 Barcelona
Tel 00 34 932 68 78 78

Palau de la Musica Catalana

The Fundació Orfeó Català-Palau de la Música is an outstanding example of how civil society can foster culture and music. It is made up of individuals, businesses and other bodies interested in playing a part in fostering music. Its mission is to foster music, with special attention to choral singing, knowledge and dissemination of the country’s heritage and social and cultural cohesion. Since January 2012, the Fundació OC-PMC has been in charge of the running and the activities of the Palau de la Música Catalana and its choirs.

Carrer de Sant Pere Més Alt, 6 08003 Barcelona
Tel 00 34 932 95 72 00

Museu Picasso

This is Barcelona’s most visited museum with many works from Picasso’s early years and especially his Blue Period, with canvasses like The Defenceless, as well as ceramics and early works from the 1890s, and the ‘Sabartés’ Room. Jaume Sabartés was a sculptor and writer. He had met Picasso in 1899 and became an enthusiastic supporter of the artist’s work. In 1935 he moved to Paris to become the artist’s private secretary and subsequently published a biography of the artist and other writings on the artist’s life and work.

Carrer de Montcada 15-23 08003 Barcelona
00 34 93 256 3000

Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

American architect Richard Meier has designed this museum with its long white stone structure in 1995 to display a variety of contemporary artworks. The Foundation MACBA manages the permanent collection, which dates from the mid-20th century onward. There are three periods of modern art represented: the first one covers the forties to the sixties; the second spans the sixties and seventies; the third period is contemporary. The collections focus on post-1945 Catalan and Spanish art, although some International artists are also represented.

Plaça dels Àngels, 1 08001 Barcelona
Tel 00 34 934 12 08 10

The Gran Teatre del Liceu

Built in 1847, Barcelona’s famous Gran Teatre del Liceu is considered one of the finest opera houses in Europe where the finest operas of the international repertoire have been staged, and leading operatic stars have performed, among them several Catalans including Montserrat Caballé, Josep Carreras and Jaume Aragall. Although tragically burnt down in 1994, when the auditorium and stage were destroyed, it has been rebuilt and extended. Scrupulous care was taken to faithfully restore the auditorium to its former glory, with the exception of some frescoes and a stage curtain designed by Antonio Miró.


La Rambla, 51-59 08002 Barcelona
00 34 934 85 99 00

Galeria Joan Prats

Galeria Joan Prats is one of the best known and most revered of all Barcelona galleries. Joan Prats was born in 1891 to a family who sold hats. He was trained as an artist in theLlotja School, where he first met Joan Miró, who was also training there.
Prats organised exhibitions for leading Iberian artists such Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso,Alexander Calder and his good friend Miró. He was also associated with Paul Klee, Max Ernst, Josep Vicenç Foix and Joan Brossa.

Rambla de Catalunya, 54, 08007 Barcelona
00 34 932 16 02 90

Museu Nacional d’art de Catalunya (MNAC)

The MNAC is located on top of Montjuïc hill in an enormous Neoclassical building and embraces all the arts (sculpture, painting, objets d’art, drawing, engraving, posters, photography and coinage) and has the task of explaining the general history of Catalan art from the Romanesque period to the mid-twentieth century. In the case of the Romanesque and Gothic collections, this discourse is characterized by the Catalan provenance of most of the pieces, although, particularly in the Gothic, comparisons are made with art from other provenances.

Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona
00 34 936 22 03 60

Museu d’Historia de Barcelona (MUHBA)

Beneath the Gothic Quarter’s landmark square in Barcelona lies an impressive archaeological site which covers an area of 4,000 m2 below the square, the monumental ensemble comprises the 11th-century Palau Comtal – the Count’s Palace, highlights of which include the Saló del Tinell, or Great Hall, and the 14th-century Chapel of Santa Àgata. The museum collections mainly comprise objects taken from archaeological digs and feature such diverse materials and objects as ceramics, stone, epigraphs, glass, silver and gold, marble and stone sculptures.

Plaza del Rey, s/n, 08002 Barcelona
00 34 932 56 21 00

CaixaForum Barcelona

CaixaForum Barcelona is sponsored by Barcelona bank “la Caixa”, and opened in 2002 in a former factory. The building was originally a textile factory and later a warehouse. In 1940 the building was used by the Spanish National Police Force, and it was used as such until “la Caixa” bought it in 1963. It was opened as a museum in February 2002. The museum has almost three acres of exhibition space, a media library, auditorium, classrooms and a restaurant. Visitors descend by escalator to the basement lobby, adorned by a Sol LeWitt mural, then rise again to the exhibition spaces on the ground floor, within the crenelated brickwork.

Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, 08038 Barcelona
00 34 934 76 86 00


Le Salon

One of the most prestigious salons in Barcelona, ‘Le Salon’ is a space created to dream and be inspired for every woman where the staff have a passion and love for hairdressing and beauty. Le Salon’s hairdressers care about your hair and satisfy your desires. Le Salon’s design is very feminine, fine lines and soft shapes, warm colors and light very attractive games, fine materials, crystal chandeliers and wild silk, large windows that open outside the barber shop. Le Salon’s hairdressers and stylists are experts in hair treatments and tailor each treatment to hair type.

Carrer de Mallorca, 230, 08008 Barcelona
00 34 934 87 39 83


Spaciomm is a stylish spa combining Asian design, an intimate ambience and a full menu of tempting, tailored senses-based therapies located in one of Barcelona’s coolest design hotels, the Hotel Omm. The therapists work on improving the body’s energy levels and physical and emotional wellness, based on the five basic elements: earth, water, air, fire and metal, and the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch, with the aim of rebalancing, revitalising, relaxing, rejuvenating and beautifying.

Passeig de Gràcia, 106 08008 Barcelona
00 34 934 45 49 49

Philippe Venoux

Salon Philippe Venoux is the center of beauty and hairdressing where each space has been designed with a stylish and modern concept. White dominates and the colour notes are made by the Davines hair products which are on display. The lower floor is more intimate salon, where all kinds of body beauty treatments such as manicures and pedicures, makeup and of course hair coloring and other specialties are provided. In the lounge Philippe Venoux customers are always invited to enjoy tea, coffee or fresh juice.

Carrer de Bori i Fontesta 13, Barcelona, 08021
00 34 934 144 484

Six Senses Spa

Escape to a spa in Barcelona where the soothing, ever-present rhythm of the Mediterranean Sea inspires renewal, discover the art of relaxation at this Barcelona spa hotel and enjoy a relaxing retreat from the everyday. The Six Senses Spa offers a stunning location on the 42nd and 43rd floors of the Hotel Arts and features eight treatment suites, a separate sauna and steam room with colour therapy, an ice fountain and more. Floating in the Barcelona azure, with an uninterrupted panorama over the sea, its impeccable, single-sex facilities fulfill their promise of serenity.

Carrer Marina, 19-21 08005 Barcelona
00 34 932 21 10 00

Rituels d’Orient

The Rituels d’Orient spa hammam is a sanctuary of wellbeing in the midst of the city, a space that’s safe from the troubles and chores of everyday life, and one which offers us beautiful surroundings and reconnection with millennial Eastern traditions, in the heart of Barcelona. The virtues of the steamy heat of the Hammam baths and the interesting variety of spa treatments are the architects of lasting relaxation and balance. The inviting surroundings also help us to enter our interior world, while our pores open, our skin regenerates and our body purifies.

Carrer Loreto, 50 08029 Barcelona
00 34 934 19 14 72

Onda Hair & Beauty Salon

Onda Hair & Beauty offers a variety of services in both hairdressing and aesthetics uniquely applied to every client. Among the services offered are: Current haircuts, latest trendy colors, hair extensions, waxing, massages and eye treatment, facial and body treatments of different varieties, body scrub, manicures, pedicures, acrylic nails,eyelash tinting and eyelash extensions. Their goal is to provide the client with the passion for their profession and meet all your needs.

Carrer l’Atlàntida, 53 08003 Barcelona
00 34 931 87 32 36