Gràcia Guide

Explore bohemian Gràcia: famous for its charming streets and squares. We cover the history, cultural attractions, restaurants, nightlife and accommodation.

Hotel Casa Fuster

The historic five star Casa Fuster hotel was originally built in 1908 by Spanish Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, influential within Modernisme Català and the Catalan Art Nouveau/Jugendstil movement.

Pa Finolis

Founder Sergi launched Pa Finolis in 2020 and serves Japanese cuisine that goes beyond typical sushi and ramen offerings. The restaurant is situated on the border of Gràcia and Sant Gervasi and with its long counter is reminiscent of an Izakaya (an informal Japanese bar). The menu features classics such as Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken), … Read more

La Xula Taperia

La Xula Taperia was founded around the time of the Nit de Sant Joan in 2013 by Madrileña Tamara Lefelman. It is situated on a lively corridor in the Gràcia neighborhood connecting the Mercat de l’Abaceria and Plaça de la Revolució.

Casa Vicens: Gaudí’s First Major Work

Casa Vicens is the first house designed by Antoni Gaudí after graduating from the Escola Provincial d’Arquitectura de Barcelona 1878. He received his first major commission from Manuel Vicens i Montaner to build a summer estate in the then neighboring town of Gràcia in 1883 when he was 31 years old.

A Casa Portuguesa

Established in 2006, A Casa Portuguesa has been in its new location in Gràcia since January of this year. Over the past 10 years it has presented the best of Portuguese gastronomy and culture to Barcelona.

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.