7 Most Historic Bars in Barcelona

Bar Marsella (1820) The mythical Bar Marsella (above) has been in business for over 200 years. Since 1820, it has been serving a colourful crowd of artists, bohemians, rogues and villians. Hemingway was known to visit for an absenta (absinthe) and the ‘green fairy’ spirit is still served at the bar to this day. Drinks … Read more

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.

Carlos and Matilda

Carlos and Matilda was launched in October 2015, by co-owners Carla Travesset (Carlos) and Mathew Perovetz (Matilda).

Bloody Mary Cocktail Lounge

Bloody Mary Cocktail Lounge is situated in Gràcia, tucked away in a side street but not far from the hussle and bustle of Avinguda Diagonal. Barman Alessandro formerly worked at the nearby Hotel Casa Fuster, and his charm is matched with a deep knowledge of cocktails.

Pacha Barcelona

Pacha Barcelona overlooks the beaches of Barceloneta and the Mediterranean sea, sitting on a famous strip alongside leading restaurants and nightclubs such as Opium.

Ocaña

Set in the historic Plaça Reial dating back to the 1848, Ocaña is named after painter, anarchist and LGBT activist, José Pérez Ocaña (1947-1983). Ocaña was a well-known figure on the Rambla and in Plaça Reial, then becoming the hub of a new urban counterculture.

Jamboree Jazz

Jamboree Jazz

In 1960, entrepreneur Joan Rosselló converted a bar called Brindis, located at Plaça Reial number 17, into a jazz club called Jamboree, a Zulu word meaning meeting of tribes.