Authentic Local

[dropcap]J[/dropcap]ordi and Gabriel started Authentic Local after being inspired to offer high quality locally made souvenirs. The founders discovered their unique products after almost a year of visiting small workshops, garages, ateliers and markets. The shop is situated near Antoni Gaudí’s La Pedrera building in the Eixample neighborhood of Barcelona. The philosophy of the store is to offer … Read more

Casa Mathilda

Casa Mathilda is a 14 room Bed and Breakfast, situated in an elegant modernist building in the heart of the Eixample neighborhood. Interior designer Bárbara Aurell created an atmosphere of comfort and tranquility, both maintaining original features of the property and introducing modern amenities. Casa Mathilda’s owner, Assumpta Baldó, adds a special touch with her breakfasts … Read more

Firebug

Benedict: poached eggs, toasted chapata, smoked bacon and hollandaise [dropcap]I[/dropcap]rish couple Rebecca and Paul Coleman, already famous in Barcelona for their popular restaurants Milk and Marmalade, opened Firebug in early 2016. Situated in the Dreta de l’Eixample, Firebug offers a variety of international tapas sized plates, created with an emphasis on sharing. Try the Drunken Prawns (butter, garlic, … Read more

Alma Barcelona

Situated in a historic building in the Eixample neighborhood near Passeig de Gràcia, Alma is a hotel that reveals the ‘alma’ (soul) of Barcelona. Alma Barcelona goes beyond the boutique hotel concept and differentiates itself by offering the virtues of a contemporary, high-calibre urban hotel with all the trappings of journeys and hotels of the past. The … Read more

Circa 1905

Circa 1905 is a 9 room Bed & Breakfast situated on the first floor of a historic building in the heart of Barcelona’s Eixample neighborhood. The owner, Mrs. Maria Paz Solar, an architect with a passion for Modernism, has worked meticulously to preserve the original features while introducing contemporary comforts and amenities. Circa 1905 offers breakfast … Read more

NaparBCN

NaparBCN opened in February 2016 in the Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. Led by Enric Hidalgo, the concept behind the restaurant is to combine quality craft beer with seasonal contemporary cuisine. The kitchen is run by chef Miguel Aldana, who was awarded with a Michelin star for his restaurant Tresmacarrons, located in El Masnou. Lázaro Rosa-Violán designed the interior … Read more

Sushi & Cake

Sushi & Cake Barcelona combines the exotic appeal of Japanese cuisine along with sweet handmade bakery. Sushi ranges from the traditional to the creative, such as the foie roll with ham and teriyaki sauce and the star product, the Sushirrito; the mix of sushi and burrito. The innovative concept from California arrived first in Barcelona at Sushi … Read more

Azul B&B

Azul Bed and Breakfast is situated in a beautiful modernist building in the heart of Eixample. The owners have preserved original architectural elements such as the ceramic floor, high ceilings and large windows. There are a total of 4 rooms: 3 doubles and one single. Rooms all have a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hair … Read more

El Ninot Cuina

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]l Ninot Cuina (the doll market in Catalan) is situated inside the Mercat del Ninot in the Esquerra de l’Eixample neighborhood. The market dates back to 1892 and was recently renovated. Unlike La Boqueria and the Mercat de Santa Caterina the location is somewhat outside the typical tourist trail. Designed by architect Dani Freixa, the interior is minimalistic, modern and defined by … Read more