Irish 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. Benedict: poached eggs, toasted chapata, smoked bacon and hollandaise Try the Drunken Prawns (butter, garlic, … Read more
La Esquina (“The Corner”) derives its name from its central location on the corner of Bergara and Balmes streets near Plaça de Catalunya. Backed by British chef Alan Stewart and London barista Louis, La Esquina is a “soulful” restaurant with artisanal values and a “Brit” touch. La Esquina offers menus “from breakfast to bedtime” using healthy seasonal ingredients. … Read more
Established in 2013 and located on the elegant Carrer Mandri, Once Upon a Time has a Parisian feel in both its decor and cuisine. Initially a tearoom, it has expanded to offer breakfast, brunch, lunch, tea and dinner. The decor uses retro and vintage furniture to create a casual and cozy atmosphere. Cuisine is contemporary and healthy with … Read more
Alsur Cafe offers a Lo que quieras, cuando quieras (what you want, whenever you want it) service – in other words, you can have breakfast at 11PM or a cocktail at 9AM. This characteristic has been called the “southern” attitude and hence the name Alsur. The brunch at Alsur is widely viewed as among the best … Read more
Marmalade is the sister restaurant of the popular Milk Bar & Bistro, offering many of the same dishes but in a much larger space. The Raval based restaurant features lofty 4.5 meter high ceilings, copper clad antique walls and a four meter tall chrome art deco bar back, giving the space a 1950’s New York feel.
Milk was opened by an Irish couple in 2005 and has since grown to be among the most popular restaurants and cocktail bars in the area, frequented by expats and locals alike. The interior is cozy and intimate, with luxurious sofas, gilded frames, antique chandeliers and wallpaper by Australian designer Florence Broadhurst. The menu and wine … Read more