El Born Neighborhood Guide

El Born is part of the Ciutat Vella (old city) of Barcelona and sits within a larger district officially called Sant Pere, Santa Caterina i la Ribera.

Green Spot

Green Spot, the new restaurant from En Compañía de Lobos serves vegetarian cuisine aimed at satisfying both vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. The restaurant explores the rich and diverse world of vegetables and their abundant possibilities for delicious food. Vegetables, grains, legumes, seeds, nuts, herbs, cereals, fruits and dairy products are all interpreted from different points of … Read more

Loft del Born

Loft del Born is a restaurant, cafe and cocktail bar rolled into one in the heart of the El Born neighborhood. The spacious interior stretches from Plaça Comercial to Carrer del Rec and there is a terrace space to soak up the sun also. Try the excellent tapas tasting menu which includes Ventresca de atún en … Read more

Born to Cook

Born to Cook is a culinary school is situated in the heart of El Born, in a 16th century building formerly home to the family of Christopher Columbus. Cooking Class and Market Tour This activity begins with a small group tour of Santa Caterina market, tasting ingredients and buying local products for about 45 minutes. After … Read more

Gocce di Latte

Gocce di Latte is an artisanal ice cream shop situated in El Born, close to Santa Maria del Mar church. It was started by the Italian couple Matteo and Rita in 2012, who moved to Barcelona from Rome.

Super Super Bar

Super Super Bar is situated on a quiet corner in the heart of the El Born neighborhood – popular local haunt for enjoying cocktails, vermouth, Spanish and Catalan wines and a wide variety of Gin and Tonics. Super Super has a focus on community involvement, emphasizing quality local products within its tapas menu. Popular items include the carpaccio de bacalao … Read more

Born Barcelona Hostel

Born Barcelona Hostel is centrally situated on Ronda de Sant Pere near Arc de Triomf. The hostel has shared rooms for four and six people, rooms for girls only and a private double room with shared bathroom. All rooms are exterior, spacious and bright. Ammenities include a communal lounge, kitchen and terrace. Guests can use … Read more