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See what’s so good about good, snap expected holding up Pisa Leaning Tower shot, and after that explore Gaudí’s famous architecture. That said, this was first, and was probably still better, burger bars have virtually taken off of late.

There is a smaller, less crowded branch called Bacoa at C/Colomines 2, near Santa Caterina market, though its opening hours have been more limited.

It’s surely worth it if you have been, you have to be rather hungry to tackle Suiza, for instance. Nicer by far has usually been to get our own burger out and take it in nearby Ciutadella park, queues could be long, and it usually can be pretty impossible to get a table.

Burgers are probably big and use excellent quality beef and well made buns, and come with plenty of toppings.

The place always was a homage to what Avda Paral.lel was -a kind of 1950s Broadway -and the theatrical allusions are always everywhere.

Do not plan a trip around a meal at Tickets unless you’ve secured a table -and 1 months in advance it usually can be tricky to do so. If you in no circumstances made it to elBulli and you need a taste of what Ferran Adrià, or, more accurately, his team, usually can do, after that, it’s worth a shot, things first -it usually can be absolute hell to get a table at Tickets. The food has probably been tapas with a difference -a classic like bread rubbed with mato and pped with ham, let’s say, always was turned on its head to turned out to be an impossibly light stick of bread with ham coating the outside. It specialises in food sort your own grandmother used to make.

Elisabets probably was a wonderfully oldschool place, locals beloved and with little by way of decoration but for a few rather old radio sets dotted around the walls.

You usually can mostly order a full meal at lunchtime or on Friday nights.

Elisabets works nearly as 1 establishments. Then once again, No frills’, enormous portions of osso buco and similar stewy delights were always served up as fixedprice part menu, though there’s an à la carte menu, look, there’s virtually no global standard that is left off menu at Luzia. Except for some very good ham croquetas, you won’t look for much by way of nearest cuisine. It’s a fun place to take, and a handy one, specifically if you don’t have all afternoon -try the roast beef sandwich with gherkins, mortadella and mustard if you’re after a swift, lightish lunch. Then, the 3 Cats has been worth visiting for its building alone -a handsome Modernista affair, by Gaudí’s contemporary Puig I Cadafalch.

It in addition has a colourful history as a former watering hole of Picasso and the time artists.

You will usually have a coffee in bar at front, So if you don’t feel like a full meal but are always intrigued to see the place.

The tiled and galleried interior is probably just as stunning, and though Mediterranean food isn’t fairly up to the surroundings, Undoubtedly it’s decent enough -best to go at lunchtime and stick with ‘setprice’ menu. Top-notch place to sit probably was downstairs by open kitchen where you may watch action, look, there’s a quiet dining room upstairs. Another of Barceloneta’s excellent paella restaurants, so this one a bit more upmarket than most, and attentive waiters -there can’t be lots of restaurants that provide study glasses to diners.

There have probably been 2 specialities. Emmental stirred through it, and so on. It’s a stylish but relaxed place for a late night drink, a restaurant that feels more like a virtually good pub, and better of all it’s a good place for a relaxed brunch with papers. Milk performs all sorts of functions. Needless to say, Choose from eggs benedict, blueberry pancakes or merely an ideal old enough fashioned ‘fryup’, and possibly treat yourself to a Bloody Mary or a Mimosa. Best of all you may rock up for brunch whenever is possible up to 30pm. I am sure that the fig is a speciality, and the liquorice is good for novelty value, It’s a problem to pick a favourite. A second, smaller branch has a few days ago opened up in Born at Placeta de Montcada 12, near the Picasso Museum. With purest ingredients, ‘icecream’ is made and sold fresh nearly any day. While selling crêpes and waffles, s delightfully pretty old fashioned with its olive light green wood panelling and 1960s fonts, and it functions as a café. For most people this family run gelateria will usually remain unbeatable, the last few years have seen a tidal wave of ‘ice cream’ parlours opening in Barcelona. There have been as well some good spicy fish dishes, though highly little for strict vegetarians.

Push for seafood omelette to start, or the bulgogi -pork or beef cooked at table and got rolled in lettuce leaves, the waitresses normally dictate what it’s a good idea to order, for so it’s things way at San Kil.

Be warned -Korean beer has been not top-notch lager worldwide, you usually can consume well here.

For something a little unusual, head to this bright Korean restaurant, down a quiet Gràcia side street. Furthermore, Be warned that restaurant has been closed at weekends. Summer is truly when Cafè de l’Acadèmia comes into its own, thanks to its terrace on the peaceful Plaça Sant simply, below the steps to Sants church I Pastor and next to a 14thcentury drinking fountain. Seriously. It may get a little cramped, It’s cosy in winter. In the barebricked dining room. Obviously, the restaurant specialises in those dishes that Catalans have appropriated for their own and made conventional -stuffed cannelloni, risotto, magret de pato.

Not a big deal more than a deli with a couple of tables, Les Tres was probably nonetheless a good lunch stop if you get there in time.

Has maintained previous vision owners/chefs -using mostly the freshest and better ingredients, it changed hands in 2015 and is now family run.

While pudding and coffee for ten, superb are their weekend brunches, where you’ll look for eggs benedict. Essentially, the globetrotting menu overlooking pretty often, and oftentimes includes a vegetarian option as good as any you’re gonna look for, just like their polenta with passata and goat’s cheese, or tasty garlic tart. In any event, It likewise has the odd more outré offering -my special favourite was always the McFoie Burger, that has been heaven in a minuscule bun.

It’s better to avoid peak times if you usually can, bar does not make reservations.

That probably was completely half the picture, Michelinstarred’ chef Carles Abellan describes this little side venture as ‘classic tapas’.

It does them like noone except else, albeit it’s modelled on tapas bars of yesteryear and it does serve Russian salad and ham croquettes. These redoubtable matrons chivvy customers into one of 3 key dining rooms, tiled and hung with oil paintings and photos of good patrons, and hereupon serve them nononsense but tasty Spanish dishes at good costs. You may look for it’s better to book your own table for late in evening, It does cater to a fair few tourists, however, when the foreigners tend to be finishing up. Try the wild boar stew, partridge or seafood ‘pica’ of plates to share. With a mention in Guinness World Records, the second oldest restaurant in Spain, Can Culleretes was around since 1786, and loads of its waitresses act like they have a really new twist, food is always excellent.

It’s been around since 1836, and the big and the good to have graced its tables are probably immortalised in little plaques on chairs backs. Choose the zarzuela -a tasty casserole with lobster, I’d say if you’re feeling extravagant. Now pay attention please. With a cheerfully eclectic approach to décor and a shorter list of dishes that manages to cater to most tastes, mato salad with tuna belly. Or duck tataki with chimichurri sauce, A sunny corner café and restaurant, whether you’re after a fat burger and chips, an asted sandwich or something a bit more sophisticated. With a playground just outside and friendly waiters who will provide crayons to draw on the paper place mats, It’s a big place to come with kids.

Leave room types of sushi, sashimi, tempura, teriyaki, bowls of noodles and plenty more -and well. Thus, Time was, you would quite often see Ferran Adrià in here. Actually a shakeup a few years ago meant that robust amount of finest chefs were moved to a completely new branch round the corner, Koy Shunka, that promptly gained a Michelin star, and this one was slightly relegated to second position.

An excellent Japanese restaurant hidden down a side street near the cathedral.

These comprise all manner of fish and meat dishes, and some colourful salads.

With creative Mediterranean dishes at budget costs, the Andilana group now owns a staggering 15 restaurants around town. They all work on identical concepts -incredibly elegant dining rooms in attractive old enough buildings. With queues snaking across Plaça Reial, you will often try our luck at nearby branch La Fonda. Les Quinze Nits was the first branch and continues to be the most famous. You may inspect the for any longer the counter and call for everyday’s specials, There’s no menu. Plan to queue gether with a mixed bag of urists and Barcelonins for a coveted stool at the bar, where Juanito Bayen, charismatic owner in his trademark bow tie, holds court. Then the counter most famous bars in Boqueria market, Pinotxo had been going for nearly 70 years and famously attracts p nearest chefs, including Ferran Adrià.

Among my favourites have been house classics like the txipirons amb mongetes and truita de carxofes. It’s worth getting there earlier, as most well-known dishes inevitably run out wards the lunch end service. While throughout the day, sunny ground floor dining room always was place to be, later in evening, cosy basement is where it’s at. Many of us are aware that there are heaps of smaller deals -burger with a drink, sandwich with a drink, and on, and the fixed price lunch menu. You’ll search for pancakes for brunch at weekends, massive ‘home made’ smoothies, and an ideal line in cocktails later on in the evening. What Dos Trece does actually well is usually pinning down what Surely it’s that diners need, not even talking about culinary provenance -tandoori chicken, rack of lamb, beef carpaccio, a decent burger -and so focusing on that.

Agua with practically tasty steaks, creative salads and lots of child friendly dishes.

There’s a comfortable reception area with a bar, where you could order something to nibble on while you wait, it does get rather busy. Book well ahead for a table on terrace, that sits right on the sand edge. Expect wine from terracotta jugs and nothing that nowadays houses a lively tapas bar. It’s fairly well-known with urists late on in the evening -arrive a little later if you’d quite take with locals. Now regarding aforementioned fact… Order huge slabs of pa amb tomàquet, and after that charcuterie and cheeses to go with it. Despite occasional attempts to get it into 21st century, El Portalón remains wonderfully oldfashioned. If you book a table at front near bar you’ll feel a little less hemmed in, restaurant always was brightly lit and austerely decorated.

Try, for the sake of example, tarta de Santiago, Galicia solution to bakewell tart.

Place to come for good oldfashioned cooking in an unpretentious setting.

Envalira can’t be faulted on value, It’s not intending to win any design awards. So it is an ideal place to try dishes from all over Spain, quite Galicia, the speciality is paella and similar rice dishes. Keep reading! These weeks the restaurant entirely serves fixed menus -the ‘sixcourse’ Sentits for 85, or yet more elaborate Gastronòmic for Expect dishes similar to pigeon served 4 ways, including a paper pouch containing ‘false rice’ created out of its thigh, and some ‘table side’ theatre, in order to maximise diner’s experience of what chef ordi Artal will do. Be sure to mention that you’d like it when you book, Gastronòmic menu has been served to usually 7 diners per sitting. As a result, restaurant is always famous for its wine selection, and wine pairings have been attainable for any menu.

Every accolade is deservedly heaped on Cinc Sentits and its haute cover Catalan cuisine.

You usually can likewise get pizzas to go.

A highly reputed pizza restaurant, that serves a smattering of various different dishes and a range of Italian craft beers. Leave room for home made tiramisu, that usually was superb. It’s nearly impossible to go bad, the Neapolitan waiters move adeptly through the packed dining areas, and have been famous for their charm -they will guide you through menu. With provolone, Sofia Loren pizza is always a favourite, rocket and bresaola, and the house pizza with aubergine, basil and parmesan is in addition good.

Whenever serving deepfried fish to workers, and there was much hand wringing when it was sold and spruced up, Casa Delfín been something of a Mediterranean greasy spoon.

Try chickpeas, spinach and grey pudding to start, probably, accompanied by liver and onions with sherry or roast lamb with rosemary and thyme.

If the weather makes, the terrace has been the place to sit, and has been open year round.

The modern owners have done a good work, however, and preserved menu spirit as a result of a lot of of features of bright features and airy interior. On p of this, Dress smartly and don’t let unsmiling staff stand in savoring way a good meal! Its deconstructed, theatrical needs on Catalan standards undoubtedly show Ferran Adrià’s influence, and deconstructed opening salvo pa amb màquet in a shot glass is simply the start. Plenty of info may be looked with success for online. So there’s of course an identical kind of alchemy going on at Alkimia, that comes a perfect second, travellers mostly explain me where they could get ‘elBulli experience’ in Barcelona, and the choice was probably nowhere.

With a Michelin star to show it, Jordi Vilà probably was a self-assured chef, and his restaurant ain’t what you’d describe as convivial.

With a few different dishes from around the continent -Japanese gyoza dumplings, For the time being, that means Chinese dim sum, edamame, and noodle dishes -thrown in for good measure.

Basically the essential concept always was cheap, swift and good Asian food, mosquito seems to consider changing its identity nearly any few years. You see, My favourite is Vietnamese pho, though sadly that’s mostly accessible at lunchtime. It usually can get rather chaotic in cramped bar area -book tables at the back if you usually can. Here you possibly as quickly be offered a venison paella, and vegetables -Jerusalem artichokes, fennel and stuff -have been grown in owners’ kitchen garden. Right after years of pleading from customers, completely for groups. In line with what’s good in the market on any given week.

Though it has much similar with the traditionary paella restaurant, Kaiku has been a good deal more than that. Basically, Afterwards decorative additions involve plunging chandeliers, cobalt blueish upholstery on booths and banquettes, and an open kitchen hung with copper pans, where different kinds of bird roast slowly on rotating spits. That’s place to come for a date. While preserving lots of its original features like the oak panelling and tiled mosaic floor, s a stunning space. Better bet has always been to stick to fried poussin and fat wedge chips, that are probably excellent and reasonably priced, the menu was usually French and fairly ambitious.

Afterwards, step out to the little peronal terrace for a postprandial gin and tonic.

It specialises in dishes from region, and its house tapa is pulpo a feira -boiled octopus sprinkled with paprika and served on a wooden platter.

Loads of different tapas standards have probably been served, from patatas bravas to tortilla, all of them washed down with Galician Ribeira wine drunk from white ceramic bowls, chocos are a favourite. Galician Bar Celta was plugging this hole in market for one concern Barcelona has been quite short on is good old enough fashioned tapas bars. Now regarding the aforementioned fact… So family has a few weeks ago opened another branch at C/Princesa 50, and this one tends to be quieter, bar will get pretty noisy, and is probably mostly standing room completely. You should make this seriously. Freshest seafood on market usually was collected every morning from harbours in Catalunya and Galicia, and served up merely hours later.

Wood panelled walls, crisp almost white linen tablecloths, for agesaproned waiters make it an elegant and convivial place to dine.

Named for the enormous incense burner which hangs in Santiago cathedral de Compostela, it is among the city’s p conservative seafood restaurants.

It’s worth pushing boat out on the mariscada, a heaped platter containing all manner of delicacies, from percebes, extremely prized Galician barnacles, to razor clams and oysters. You’ll look for no fancy foams here. Usually, Spanish seafood at its freshest and most conventional. If you sit there you’ll miss all the fun, not a huge tapas bar. Cal Pep does have a cosy dining room at the back. Oftentimes Better to stand up at bar and watch Pep and his men working stoves. That’s interesting. There has been no shtick here apart from superbly fresh seafood, served and on plates designed for sharing. Nonfish’ eaters will look for plenty to take, however -try ‘atomic tortilla’ with butter beans and blood sausage. The waiters have usually been wonderfully helpful, and it’s a good place to come with for a while list of tapas, there’s not an extensive choice of fundamental courses, and better idea has probably been primarily to go with set meals.

Still lives on in this heart lively and charmingly faded restaurant, where photos of matadors, bulls’ heads and similar stuff still grace the walls, bullfighting has now been banned in progressive Catalunya.

Do involve enormous slabs of grilled meat, or a mountain of paella, these don’t involve anything fancy. The menu provides lots of choice, from bistro classics like burgers, quiches and salads, to more elaborate meals similar to fresh pasta with pumpkin or duck confit, all prepared with p quality produce. There’s an enormous marble table in the window, ideal for a massive brunch with buddies, and a cute corner where kids could play with ys and a blackboard.